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Welcome to BLM’s NEPA website for the Palen Solar Project 
The Bureau of Land Management has authorized the Palen Solar Project on public lands in Riverside County. The Record of Decision (ROD) for this project was signed October 29, 2018, and a notice published in the Federal Register on November 2, 2018.
The Federal Register Notice: https://federalregister.gov/d/2018-24017
BLM News Release: www.blm.gov/press-release/blm-approves-palen-solar-project-riverside-county

 
 
 
 

Palen Solar Project Quick  Facts:                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Proposed Location: Riverside County, approximately 10 miles east of Desert Center, north of Interstate 10
 
Electricity Production Capacity: 500 megawatts
 
Company: EDF-Renewable Energy
 
Acreage: 3,411 acres
 
Status: Record of Decision signed October 29, 2018
 
Electrical Transmission Connection: Red Bluff Substation
 
Expected Benefit:
 
    • The project would generate enough electricity to power about 130,000 homes
    • The project would have a peak construction workforce of more than 550 employees
    • Private infrastructure investment of $1 billion, with $67.3 million in annual indirect economic benefit during construction