5.1.8 Utilizing Federal Land for Solar Development

LPDD Recommendation: “BLM should identify more areas where a model like the Western Solar Plan or the Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan can be put into practice without requiring new legislation.”

LPDD Recommendation: “The Public Lands Renewable Energy Development Act or a comparable piece of legislation should be passed.”

Western Solar Plan

Categorized lands excluded from utility-scale solar energy development specific locations well suited for utility-scale solar.