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  • A desert protection group said in a formal legal request filed Monday that the project violates ... Mountain Mine, site of a proposed 21,000 acre-foot energy storage reservoir system | Photo: Chris Clarke | KCETLink A ... asked the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to reconsider its approval of a large pumped storage project near ...
  • ... Pumped Storage Hydroelectric Project would help make energy derived from renewable sources available more reliably, but at what ... Quality Certification, sets forth a number of conditions to which project developer Eagle Crest must agree to maintain ...
  • A federal agency has given the go-ahead to a power storage project adjacent to Joshua Tree National ... reservoirs . During the day when local solar and wind energy plants produce power, the water would be pumped uphill, then allowed ...
  • ... are what are, in our view, the five most important stories ReWire worked on in 2013. Each of them will likely continue to be ... and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently made news by offering wind developers 30-year permits to kill bald and golden ...
  • ... in December 2012. The facility, owned by Florida-based energy developer NextEra, had been the subject of lawsuits over potential threats to eagles and other birds. Configure block ...
  • ... that would have allowed the Kaiser Eagle Mountain company to build a large landfill adjacent to Joshua Tree National Park. ... Eagle Mountain Mine is also the site of a proposed pumped energy storage facility that would fill two large reservoirs with ...
  • A giant energy project that would turn an abandoned open pit mine near Joshua Tree National Park into two hydroelectric storage reservoirs got a thumbs-up from the state's main water quality ... Project, which would use off-peak electrical power to pump water to an upper reservoir , then generate electricity by ...
  • ... when the wind stops, solar and wind power facilities cease to generate power. Sometimes we can predict when that happens, as for example ... as dependable. And you can't just put power into the grid when the sun's shining for use later. Electricity is either on or ...
  • ... Southern California utility just delivered some upsetting news to owners of those storage systems. ... power derived from non-renewable sources into the grid in a program designed to promote renewables. SCE claims that since ... or power from the battery," SCE's Vanessa McGrady told ReWire . "This creates a complication, because only renewable power exported ...
  • ReWire takes a look at the stories you thought were the most important, at least in terms of how many of you stopped by to read them. Here are the top ten most-visited stories for 2013, in ... and friends have our continuing sympathy. 1) More Good News About The 'Scientific Accident That May Change The World': An ...

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