JOSHUA TREE — The NextEra corporation is stopping, at least for now, construction of the solar farm planned in the old Roy Williams airport, a company official confirmed this week.
“We are not proceeding with immediate construction of the project,” Steven Stengel, a representative of NextEra, said.
Joshua Basin Water District General Manager Curt Sauer first announced the company’s turnaround at a board meeting on Wednesday.
Sauer said the project manager mentioned the hold on the project about three weeks ago.
“They decided that they will not pursue this project anymore at this time,” Sauer said in a phone interview. “They may decide to pursue it later, though,” he added.
The project, a utility-scale solar farm 2.3 miles from Joshua Tree National Park, has been under fire from some Joshua Tree residents for more than a year.
After the San Bernardino County Planning Commission approved a permit application from NextEra, a group of residents appealed the decision to the county board of supervisors.
The supervisors upheld the permit on Aug. 16, 2016.
Afterward, a group of locals and environmental groups sued the county and the corporation, saying standards for environmental protections had not been followed. David Fick, a Joshua Tree resident involved in the lawsuit, said litigation is ongoing with NextEra and its subsidiary, Joshua Tree Solar Farm LLC.
A lawsuit was also filed against the county by the SoCal Environmental Justice Alliance over the project, Fick said in August.
County court records show the group petitioned for a judicial order against Joshua Tree Solar Farm and San Bernardino County in May. They alleged the county and the company failed to prepare an environmental impact report or analyze all potentially significant effects of the project.
NextEra also wrangled with Joshua Basin Water District over water service. The water board at first voted against providing water for the project. Sauer made an agreement with the company, requiring it pay for a delivery of State Water Project water to replace the local water the project will use.
Sauer said the water that the company purchased from the state is still expected to replenish the aquifer in the spring.
The company bought 84 acre-feet from the state, which would last 40 years.
A construction crew hasn’t been on the property for some time. “There hasn’t been activity on-site since the middle of November,” Fick said.
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First District Supervisor and San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors Chairman Robert Lovingood began a push for public support for, “A proven plan for economic growth.
San Bernardino County First District Supervisor and Board Chairman Robert Lovingood has a plan for “proven economic growth” in his county. Supervisor Lovingood’s plan includes Community Choice Aggregation (CCA), and he sees it as a way to create jobs. Neighboring Riverside County is evaluating its own CCA and Apple Valley is set to launch soon – the Inland Empire is heating up.
“In regards to the issue of Economic Development, the plan calls for an initiative to assist residents and manufacturers by lowering electric rates through a Community Choice Aggregation project or CCA. Under a CCA, the County would develop one or more solar projects and negotiate wholesale electric power agreements to provide discounted electricity to customers. CCAs currently operate in 1,300 communities in seven states. In California, the City of Lancaster and the counties of Marin and Sonoma have done a good job. CCAs provide competition that helps lower electrical rates. This will help both residential customers and prospective employers.”
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UC Riverside is building a greenhouse with a translucent roof that generates solar power while allowing sunlight to pass through to plants below.
The greenhouse will serve as a laboratory to probe the solar energy production, plant growth and costs of growing food in such systems, said Jeff Kaplan, a UCR associate vice chancellor.
“We see this as a strategy to use land for solar energy while simultaneously using it for agriculture,” said Kaplan, who oversees UCR’s sustainability programs.
The technology, developed at UC Santa Cruz, could potentially help usher in an era when greenhouses can produce food with no need for outside electricity to power fans or lights.
The solar panels at UCR will charge a battery in the 800-square foot greenhouse. The goal is for the system to make and store all the electricity the building needs without a connection to the campus electricity network. The construction budget is $174,000 with about $15,000 of that going for the panels, added Scott Donnell, a UCR project manager.
The university expects the greenhouse to be constructed in about two months, Donnell said. The researchers have yet to be named.
By controlling climate, water use and plant nutrition, greenhouses can produce food using a fraction of the land and water when compared with traditional field agriculture, said Glenn Alers, president of Soliculture, the startup company from Scotts Valley in Santa Cruz County that provides the translucent panels.
The problem is that greenhouses are costly to build and consume electricity for lighting, climate control, and ventilation systems. But these solar panels offset energy costs while also taking advantage of the greenhouse structure to hold up panels, Alers said by telephone.
The panels also have a cooling effect, which will help in hot areas and also extend the growing period for certain crops.
“We are improving the economics of greenhouses,” Alers said.
The panels work a dual function by parsing sunlight.
A portion of the light spectrum is used to make electricity, while the red light portion of the spectrum that plants need to grow is magnified as it passes through the panels. This gives the panels a distinctive dark pink hue.
Alers was the part of a research group at UC Santa Cruz that in 2011 developed the technology in the Thin-Film Optoelectronics Laboratory of physics professor Sue Carter.
The researchers were experimenting with a fluorescent dye that absorbs light to make solar panels more efficient, according to UC press statement. But these experimental panels didn’t use the red light that plants need, and let it pass through.
UCR won’t be the first to use these panels. They have been installed at the University of California’s Davis and Santa Cruz campuses. Commercial growers in Watsonville, Nipomono and near Edmonton, Canada, also have installed the panels.
The ability to grow plants under solar panels may have larger implications for the environment.
In 2015, a study by UC Riverside biologists found that most of California’s large-scale solar projects have caused new environmental problems by consuming land important for wildlife habitat, agriculture and recreation.
Translucent panels could perhaps someday allow for farm fields to grow crops and produce electricity.
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The Town of Apple Valley held public information meetings last week about its new Choice Energy program, attracting large crowds of interested residents.
Though a few seem to see conspiracies and ulterior motives in just about anything the Town Council is involved in, for us this state-approved program seems like a win-win for residents and the town.
It’s not a big win-win, mind you, but it’s still a win.
When April 1 rolls around, the town will become the electricity provider for all its residents and businesses, unless they opt out. The good news for Apple Valley residents is that will result in a 3 percent savings on a portion of their monthly electric bill, the portion that applies to electricity generation. It’s not a 3 percent savings on your entire bill.
For most people, that 3 percent will only amount to a dollar or two every month. The higher your electricity use, the more you’ll save. For Apple Valley businesses that consume a lot of electricity, it will be more helpful. Because of that, this program should be an incentive for businesses thinking about relocating to consider Apple Valley.
But even if you only save a buck or two, it’s a buck or two better than you’ll do if you continue with Southern California Edison as your electricity provider. Just about everything seems to be going up these days, from gasoline to food, so we say take any savings you can get. Plus, if you have solar installed on your home, Apple Valley’s program will pay you double for your excess energy compared to what Edison does.
Though some are concerned about the $2.5 million loan the town is taking from its General Fund to pay for start up costs, we don’t see a big reason to worry. Town officials say the loan will be repaid with interest and the electricity they purchase will be paid for by residents who receive it. There’s not a big financial risk here.
Not a lot of people are familiar with the Community Choice Aggregation program that Apple Valley is becoming part of, but it has been around for several years and more and more cities and counties are joining. The prime reason many have decided to do so is not so much to try to save residents money but to be able to access more renewable energy. Californians has been the nation’s green energy leader, as we can see from all the rooftop solar in the High Desert and throughout the state.
Remember, the state has mandated utility companies to obtain 33 percent of all their energy from renewable sources by 2020 and that percentage rises to 50 by 2030. Apple Valley Choice Energy already has met the 2020 mandate with its five-year contract with Shell and the town feels confident it will meet the 2030 mandate too.
In fact, Apple Valley residents who feel strongly about reducing their carbon footprint can do so by paying $2 per month to ensure at least 50 percent of their electricity comes from renewable sources.
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APPLE VALLEY — Beginning April 1, town residents will have a simple choice when it comes to electricity, Apple Valley Public Services Manager Joseph Moon told a large crowd on Tuesday afternoon: Save money or don’t.
A near-capacity crowd estimated at 300 people turned out at the Apple Valley Conference Center for one of two informational meetings on the town’s Choice Energy program. A second meeting was held Tuesday night.
“The ultimate goal is to provide a choice for citizens of Apple Valley and save money,” Moon said. “You can do that or not.
“Before this, how many choices did you have for energy? You had one choice (Southern California Edison). Now you do have a choice.”
Unless residents opt-out of the Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) program, the town will become Apple Valley’s default energy provider on April 1. All that means is the town has the opportunity to buy energy on the open market and sell it to its residents at a lower rate than Southern California Edison now offers.
Moon said Apple Valley has signed a five-year contract with Shell Energy North America, a subsidiary of Shell Oil, thus locking in a stable electricity rate for its residents for those five years.
That’s why the town will be able to offer a 3 percent savings to residents on the cost of that electricity, Moon said. He said Southern California Edison will continue to transmit the energy, send out residents’ electricity bills and handle any issues that may arise, such as downed power poles or outages. The 3 percent savings won’t apply to a resident’s total monthly bill, just that portion of the bill that pertains to energy use. (For example, SCE bills for energy transmission separate of use.)
Though this program is new to the Victor Valley, it’s not new to the state. The city of Lancaster has been involved in the CCA program, as well as several Northern California cities.
“There are one million customers in California under the CCA umbrella,” Moon said. “Most of them are up north. This will be commonplace in the next year or two. We are at the forefront.
“I started looking at CCAs in 2010. But in 2010 it was not feasible. It would have cost too much for citizens. Finally, in late 2015, early 2016 it became feasible, because the cost of energy had gone down.”
“Lancaster has had it a couple years now and it’s been very beneficial,” Town Manager Frank Robinson said. “They started out just providing to commercial customers, then opened it up to residential.
“Now we’re getting calls from other communities, not just here in the Valley but also down the hill.”
Robinson said he thought having a CCA could help Apple Valley attract businesses, especially those whose energy use is substantial, as 3 percent savings could be an a significant amount of money.
The great thing for the town is it doesn’t take on the cost of generation or transmission, both Moon and Robinson said, all it has to do is buy the energy, which residents ultimately pay for.
Although Moon said the General Fund will loan the program $2.5 million for startup costs — which he said would be repaid with interest — Southern California Edison will continue to deliver the electricity to residents’ homes or to businesses.
After Moon’s presentation, he and one of the town’s consultants spent more than an hour answering residents’ questions. Some of the questions were fairly straightforward, while others were speculative, wild or both. Moon said many had no basis in fact or reality.
Opting out is pretty simple. If you don’t want to save money, you don’t have to, Moon said. Just let the town know. There will be an opportunity to opt back in, however, you can’t bounce in and out of the program at will.
There are no fees to either opt out or opt back in, Moon said.
Through its contracts, the town already is guaranteed to meet the state mandate of 33 percent energy from renewable sources by 2020, Moon said. He said the town will get more than 35 percent of its energy from renewable sources. If residents want to support the environment and ensure 50 percent use of renewable energy, Moon said they can opt to do so by paying $2 more per month.
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Once completed, those facilities will produce half of their daily energy use via solar power. The overall project is expected to curb about 8,200 metric tons of carbon emissions annually, as well as provide additional flexibility to UPS, which will own a significant portion of its long-term power supply.
The company currently utilizes solar panels in Palm Springs, Calif., and three facilities in New Jersey. Additional expansion is expected in the next several years, officials said.
“We have a significant number of facilities that are well positioned to deploy solar at scale and increase our sustainable energy options for our buildings and electric vehicles,” UPS Director of Facilities Procurement Bill Moir said in a statement.
The animosity between Rancho Mirage and the Coachella Valley Association of Governments surrounding CV Link has spilled over into an unrelated regional energy plan.
CVAG has been working to form a “community choice aggregator,” through which its member cities can ditch Southern California Edison and buy electricity directly from power providers, cutting out the utility. Community choice aggregators, or CCAs, have helped other parts of California reduce their electricity bills while increasing their reliance on climate-friendly solar and wind energy.
Rancho Mirage officials want to form a CCA — but if they do, they’ll go it alone.
In a 4-0 vote, Rancho’s City Council chose Thursday to tell CVAG that the city will not participate in the regional plan, which could also involve the Western Riverside Council of Governments and the San Bernardino Associated Governments. City officials said they want more local control than a regional CCA could offer them. After reviewing a feasibility study commissioned by CVAG and the other regional agencies, they decided they could run a leaner, more cost-effective CCA on their own, with a greater ability to tailor their decisions to Rancho Mirage’s needs, they said Thursday.
The council’s frustration over CV Link — a 50-mile biking and hiking pathway that would run through most of the valley — also motivated its decision. Council member Dana Hobart, a fierce critic of the proposed pathway, attacked CVAG during Thursday’s meeting, criticizing CV Link and other projects he believes exceed the regional agency’s authority. He said CVAG is “becoming an empire.”
“I don’t think CVAG has earned our trust to justify our city being part of this (community choice) project,” Hobart said. “I personally just think that CVAG is out of control.”
Erica Felci, CVAG’s governmental projects manager, pushed back against those criticisms.
“CVAG has on many occasions expressed its desire to have a productive and collaborative relationship with the City of Rancho Mirage. It would be unfortunate to see the Council’s opposition to an unrelated transportation project limit out abilities to work together on other important endeavors,” Felci wrote in a letter to Mayor Ted Weill, from which she read excerpts during the meeting.
Community choice is an increasingly popular tool for cities and counties across California, which see it as a way to keep electricity rates low while buying energy from cleaner sources. There are already five CCAs operating in California, and many more are proposed. If the Coachella Valley, western Riverside County and San Bernardino County were to form a joint CCA, it would provide electricity for more than 900,000 customers, even in the unlikely scenario that more than a quarter of homes and businesses decide to stick with Edison, according to the regional feasibility study.
Under that scenario, Edison would lose a fifth of its 5 million residential and commercial customers. The investor-owned utility would still operate the power lines and possibly send out electric bills, but it wouldn’t have any other role. CCA customers would be required to pay Edison monthly “exit fees,” to compensate the utility for the stranded costs of power contracts it no longer needs.
The regional study, conducted by Washington state-based EES Consulting, found that if the three government associations form a single CCA, they could offer their customers a 50 percent clean energy mix while cutting electricity costs 3.7 percent below Edison’s rates. A 100 percent clean energy slate would cost 3.7 percent more than Edison would otherwise charge, the consultant found.
Losing Rancho Mirage probably wouldn’t change those numbers much. But going it alone could be a risky move for Rancho Mirage, community choice advocates said. In general, larger CCAs can save more money for their customers because of their increased purchasing power. Rancho Mirage has a population of just 18,000, compared to several million people served by Edison in Riverside and San Bernardino counties.
“If you increase the size of the (energy demand) that you’re meeting, you can usually get energy at better terms, because of economies of scale,” said Al Weinrub, a coordinator for the Local Clean Energy Alliance, an Oakland-based group that promotes community choice.
Riverside County officials are also pursuing their own community choice plan, which would cover unincorporated areas. The county could file an application with the California Public Utilities Commission as early as April to form a CCA, according to Brian Nestande, the county’s deputy executive officer and a former state assemblymember, who first pitched local leaders on community choice more than a year ago. The county’s feasibility study, conducted by the New York-based consultant Good Energy, found the average home would save between $50 and $55 annually.
Rancho Mirage officials believe they can reduce energy bills on their own, too. The city commissioned an initial study, also by Good Energy, which found community choice could slash overall electricity costs between 4 and 5 percent over the next few years. And city officials said Thursday they could eventually partner with other local CCAs to purchase energy together.
Like other community choice efforts, Rancho’s push for a CCA could boost clean energy. City officials have contemplated giving customers the option of paying more to get all of their electricity from renewables, as other CCAs have done, and offering rebates for rooftop solar. Like all California CCAs, Rancho Mirage would be required to meet the state’s 50 percent renewable energy mandate by 2030.
The city’s primary goal, though, is reducing energy bills.
“I’ve been on the City Council for almost 17 years, and I think the decision we make here today is probably as important a decision as any of us will make with the city,” council member Richard Kite said at Thursday’s meeting.
The Coachella Valley Association of Governments could still form its own CCA, or partner with the other regional governments. The regional agencies could also join with Riverside County’s CCA. Whatever decisions local leaders make, Nestande sees the desert’s abundant sunlight — and the cheap, climate-friendly energy it can generate — as a natural reason to pursue community choice.
“If it’s going to work, it’s going to work in the desert,” Nestande told The Desert Sun last year.
Imperial Irrigation District customers in the Coachella Valley wouldn’t be affected by community choice, since only customers of an investor-owned utility like Southern California Edison can form a CCA. The Imperial Irrigation District is publicly owned, and it already offers some of the lowest electricity rates in the state.
Edison has said the company is “neutral” on community choice, but other utilities have taken a more antagonistic stance.
In Northern California, Pacific Gas & Electric spent $46 million to bankroll Proposition 16, a failed 2010 initiative that would have made it harder for CCAs to get started by requiring a two-thirds public vote. In Southern California, San Diego Gas & Electric’s parent company formed an independent marketing division, paid for by shareholders, to lobby local officials against community choice.
San Diego County’s board of supervisors rejected a proposal to study community choice earlier this week, although San Diego and several other cities in the county are still working to form CCAs.
Sammy Roth writes about energy and the environment for The Desert Sun. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org, (760) 778-4622 and @Sammy_Roth.
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The American solar industry now employs more than a quarter of a million people, after a breakneck year that saw employment grow by a record 25 percent — and that growth is expected to continue into 2017, as low-cost solar panels nudge coal and natural gas out of the electricity marketplace.
California led the country with 100,050 solar jobs in 2016, according to a report released Tuesday by the nonprofit Solar Foundation. That was up from about 75,600 solar jobs in 2015. Nationwide, the group found, the solar workforce grew from 209,000 in 2015 to more than 260,000 last year — the fastest growth the Solar Foundation has seen in the seven years it’s been publishing this data.
“The solar industry currently has more (U.S.) workers than Apple, Google, Facebook and Amazon combined,” said Andrea Luecke, the Solar Foundation’s executive director.
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CPX Editor’s Note: San Bernardino County District 1 Supervisor Robert A. Lovingood wrote the Victorville Daily Press to lay out the county’s plan for future growth. Supervisor Lovingood mentions Community Choice Aggregation as a way for the county and its residents to save money and create jobs in the process. Please read about the county’s economic development goals here, and click the link at the end of the article if you wish to read on.
San Bernardino County is the pathway of future growth in California. The state faces some serious challenges, but I believe each challenge also provides an opportunity to improve our regional economy and quality of life for our residents.
As Chair of the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors, my colleagues, Supervisors Rutherford, Ramos, Hagman and Gonzales, all have strong entrepreneurial and private-sector credentials. As leaders, we highly value job-creators and are committed to pro-business, pro-growth policies here in San Bernardino County.
We know that government doesn’t create jobs. But it does create the conditions that encourage or discourage economic growth. Our focus is on freeing the economy to provide greater opportunity and prosperity for all. So at the County level, we are rolling out five interconnected goals that, working together, form a proven plan for growth.
Specifically, the five points are:
• Enhance County Land Use Services;
• Increase public safety funding;
• Expand technical training;
• Re-target economic development;
• Increase infrastructure.
Technical training dove-tails with economic development. While California’s infamous regulatory environment is a burden to many businesses, San Bernardino County and the High Desert in particular, have much to offer. We have an available workforce, affordable land and housing, clean air and pro-business local governments. We also have interstate freeways, rail lines and airports to move cargo anywhere in the nation or world without the gridlock experienced in L.A.
Another initiative is to assist residents and manufacturers by lowering electric rates through a Community Choice Aggregation project. Under a CCA, the County would develop one or more solar projects and negotiate wholesale electric power agreements to provide discounted electricity to customers. CCAs currently operate in 1,300 communities in seven states. In California, the City of Lancaster and the counties of Marin and Sonoma have done a good job. CCAs provide competition that helps lower electrical rates. This will help both residential customers and prospective employers.
For more than a decade, the Public Utilities Commission has restructured electric rates. The warmer inland areas (which depend on air conditioning in the summer) pay higher tiered rates for higher electric consumption. The average summer electric bill in the southern coastal areas is $113, according to the California Public Utilities Commission. But in the desert, the average summer electric bill is $172 per month – 52 percent higher. That higher cost comes on the backs of the hard working families of San Bernardino County who can least afford to subsidize coastal areas.
The result is that inland regions in effect subsidize the cooler coastal households that use far less air-conditioning and therefore have lower electric costs under lower tiers. But it is the sunny, inland areas that are ground zero for massive solar projects. So we will begin advocating for legislative and regulatory reforms to compensate inland communities that bear all the downside of solar projects without enjoying lower rates or other benefits.
Solar projects will continue to find a home in San Bernardino County, which leads the state in generation of solar-thermal power. Unlike neighboring Riverside County, San Bernardino County does not charge an annual fee on large solar projects. Solar projects on federal land pay no property tax to the county. And projects on private land pay only nominal property tax. So it’s time to consider an annual solar parcel fee to compensate the community for the impacts they create.
In unincorporated areas, the County collects a hotel bed tax, which goes into the general fund. In the interest of fairness and economic development, we propose earmarking bed tax revenue to benefit the community of origin to promote local events that attract tourist dollars.
Continue reading the rest of the five goals by clicking the link below.
After announcing the project back in September, we have now learned that Tesla and Southern California Edison (SCE) have completed the massive 80 MWh energy storage station using Tesla’s new Powerpack 2 at the Mira Loma substation.
There are a few bigger projects in various phases of development, but it looks like this one is the biggest energy storage project in the world using lithium-ion batteries currently in operation.
While Tesla and SCE haven’t officially launched the new substation yet, sources familiar with the new Powerpack installation told Electrek that it was completed a few weeks back – late December – and brought online so that the electric utility can start using it to manage peak demand.
We are talking here about a massive project with 400 of Tesla’s new Powerpack 2, which are literally equal to more than 2 of Tesla’s first generation Powerpack – 210 kWh versus 100 kWh. The Mira Loma substation project is among the first to use the new battery pack for utility-scale projects.
Since launching ‘Tesla Energy’ in 2015, the company reportedly delivered 300 MWh of battery packs, both Powerpacks and Powerwalls, meaning that Mira Loma’s 80 MWh alone is likely to make the latest quarter’s Tesla’s best for energy storage product.
It’s also one of the first projects to use Tesla’s new inverter developed in-house. It lowers the cost, increases the efficiency and power density.
With a capacity of 20 MW/80 MWh, the project can hold enough energy to power more than 2,500 households for a day, but that’s not really what Southern California Edison is using it for on its grid covering 15 million people.
Instead, the system will charge using electricity from the grid during off-peak hours, when demand is low, and then deliver electricity during peak hours to help maintain the reliability and lower SCE’s dependence on natural gas peaker plants.
The project was actually launched after SCE started looking into storage solutions following the shutting down of the Aliso Canyon natural gas reservoir, which was the source for the power plants in the region, after the catastrophic rupture in 2015 that led California Governor Jerry Brown to issue a state of emergency.
If it proves successful, the project could serve as an example to decommission more peaker plants and replace them with battery-powered energy storage installations.
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