Officials herald U.S. solar-power milestone
$2.2 billion plant in Nevada able to light 140,000 homes
Posted: February 17, 2014 at 2:18 a.m.
PRIMM, Nevada — A windy stretch of the Mojave Desert once roamed by tortoises and coyotes has been transformed by hundreds of thousands of mirrors into the largest solar power plant of its type in the world, a milestone for a growing industry that is testing the balance between wilderness conservation and the pursuit of green energy across the American West.
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Business, Pages 19 on 02/17/2014