Solar Power: Blythe-area project face...

Solar Power: Blythe-area project faces price challenge

There are 1 comment on the The Press-Enterprise story from Aug 24, 2012, titled Solar Power: Blythe-area project faces price challenge. In it, The Press-Enterprise reports that:

An artist rendition of the proposed Rio Mesa solar energy project sought for about 6.3 square miles on a plateau above the Colorado River near Blythe.

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Yucca Valley, CA

#1 Aug 25, 2012
"Unlike Rio Mesa, the report said, Sonoran West and Siberia would employ molten salt energy storage systems that continue generating electricity after sunset."

If you have no storage capacity, then the massive land usage and step up, step down electrical losses make the plant less effective than say 1 million homes with 3 to 4KW peak solar PV systems on their roofs.

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