Moapa Band plans another solar energy project on reservation

The Moapa Band of Paiute Indians in Nevada is planning another solar energy project on its reservation.

The tribe recently won approval for a 350 megawatt facility on 2,000 acres. The new project involves a 2,000 megawatt facility on 1,000 acres.

The Bureau of Indian Affairs will be preparing an environmental impact statement for the project.

Get the Story:
Paiutes Begin Approval Process For Another Solar Plant on Tribal Land (The Moapa Valley Progress 8/29)

Federal Register Notice:
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Moapa Solar Energy Center on the Moapa River Indian Reservation, Clark County NV (August 6, 2012)

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