New Legislation Exempts Certain Renewable Energy Projects from Water Supply Assessment Requirements
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On October 8, 2011, Governor Brown took action to facilitate renewable energy development and job creation by signing into law Senate Bill (SB) 267, which expressly exempts solar photovoltaic and wind energy generation facilities from the water supply assessment requirements of the California Water Code provided that the projects demand no more than 75 acre-feet of water annually.
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Topics) Climate Change) Renewable Energy
Topics) Energy and Power) Solar Energy
Topics) Energy and Power) Wind Power
Topics) Land Use) Water Supply
Topics) Water Supply) Water Supply Assessments