(Photo from LADWP)
The Beacon Solar Project is a 250-megawatt project that the LADWP and solar contractors were scheduled to start building July 23rd. The land is 14 miles south of Red Rock Canyon State Park, near Cantil, the Kern County town. The Beacon Solar Project is part of a plan to increase renewable energy to 25% by 2016. SunEdison and Hectate Energy will help with the project.