250-MW Arizona solar project 1 step closer to construction
The Bureau of Land Management has approved the priority and variance land application for the 250-MW Parker Solar and Storage Project in La Paz County, Arizona.
The Parker project, developed by Turn renewable energy, is a solar + storage project on approximately 1,530 acres of land fully managed by the BLM in La Paz County, 9 miles southeast of Parker. The entire project site is located in a solar anomaly area that has the capacity to supply electricity to an equivalent of approximately 300,000 homes.
Revolve will continue with the BLM approval process, which requires an environmental assessment of the Parker Project in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969 and all other applicable laws, regulations and policies.
The selected company Wood to lead the field studies needed as part of the NEPA process. The field studies have started and will be completed in the coming months. The assessments of aquatic and cultural resources will be completed in the first quarter of 2023.
“The completion of the deviation approval process is an important milestone for the development of the Parker project and is the result of outstanding work by the Revolve development team who have worked closely with the BLM over the past 10 months,” said Steve Dalton, CEO from Revolve. . “We now look forward to continuing this work with the BLM and our external consultants as the project moves into the NEPA process.”
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