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Benefits from Proposed Energy Projects
Upfront Investment (total of all projects)
Total Economic Output (in PDV)          $59,100,000,000
Employment Earnings (in PDV)            $19,600,000,000
Average Annual Jobs                               142,100

First Year of Operations (total of all projects)
Total Economic Output (in PDV)          $6,500,000,000
Employment Earnings (in PDV)            $1,700,000,000
Average Jobs Created in Year 1           32,200

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Southern California Edison, Presidential Substation Project (Moorpark to Thousand Oaks)

STATUS: In progress, with opposition TYPE: Transmission Line OPPOSITION: Local Residents and Property Owners; Substation and Transmission Towers Opposition Project; Enclave Homeowners Association; Cities of Moorpark, Simi Valley, and Thousand Oaks; and Center for Biological Diversity. PROSPECTS: Indeterminate BACKGROUND: Southern … Continue reading

PdV Wind Energy Project aka Manzana Wind, CA

STATUS: In progress TYPE: Wind OPPOSITION: Residents of White Oak Lodge area, Northrop Grumman Co., United States Air Force  PROSPECTS: Indeterminate BACKGROUND: The developer of the project was Power Partners Southwest, LLC, which is a subsidiary of EnXco Energy. However, in … Continue reading

Southern California Edison (SCE), Tehachapi Renewable Transmission Project

STATUS: In progress, with opposition. TYPE: Transmission Line OPPOSITION: City of Chino Hills, CA PROSPECTS: Likely. SCE says that when complete, the project will provide the high-voltage transmission infrastructure necessary to interconnect and deliver the renewable wind resources in the … Continue reading

Green Path North Renewable Electricity Transmission Line, CA

STATUS: Killed TYPE: Transmission Line OPPOSITION: NGOs, such as Center for Biological Diversity, Sierra Club, California Desert Coalition, The Redlands Conservancy, Friends of Big Morongo Canyon Preserve, and Stop Green Path North Project. Also, governments of several localities through which … Continue reading

Northern California Transmission Line, Transmission Agency of Northern California, Lassen County

STATUS: Killed   TYPE: Transmission Line   OPPOSITION: Landowners and farmers   PROSPECTS: Unlikely   BACKGROUND: In February 2009, the Transmission Agency of Northern California (TANC)—a consortium of municipal power providers—announced plans for a $1.5 billion, 600-mile transmission line project … Continue reading

Sunrise Powerlink Renewable Electricity Transmission Line, CA

STATUS: In progress, with opposition TYPE: Geothermal OPPOSITION: A wide range of NGOs, including national groups Sierra Club and Center for Biological Diversity, and local groups Desert Protective Council and East County Community Action Coalition. PROSPECTS: Likely BACKGROUND: San Diego … Continue reading

American Ethanol Plant, CA

STATUS: Suspended TYPE: Ethanol OPPOSITION: Local residents PROSPECTS: Indeterminate BACKGROUND: American Ethanol plans to construct a $216 million ethanol plant in Santa Maria, California. The project would employ 40 full-time workers and yield $1.5 million annually to county government from … Continue reading

Cilion Kern County Ethanol Plant, CA

STATUS: In progress TYPE: Ethanol OPPOSITION: NGOs, including Sierra Club and Center for Race, Poverty and the Environment. PROSPECTS: Likely BACKGROUND: Production at Cilion Inc.'s 55 MMgy facility, due to open in the Spring of 2009, was threatened by a … Continue reading

Pacific Renewable Energy Generation Lompoc Wind Farm, CA

STATUS: In progress, with opposition TYPE: Wind OPPOSITION: Neighboring landowners; California Department of Fish and Game PROSPECTS: Likely BACKGROUND: Pacific Renewable Energy Generation, a unit of Spanish conglomerate Acciona S.A. (ANA.MC), wants to build an 83-megawatt wind farm on a … Continue reading

Granite Mountain Wind Project, CA

STATUS:  Delayed TYPE: Wind OPPOSITION: Citizens of Apple Valley; Town Council of Apple Valley PROSPECTS: Indeterminate BACKGROUND: The Granite Mountain Wind Project is located 11 miles east of Apple Valley on Granite Mountain Range in San Bernardino County.  It is … Continue reading