Shelling out for tortoise protection saves Ivanpah solar project

BusinessGreen staff
clock

Government decides BrightSource's 370MW solar thermal plant does not jeopardise protected desert tortoises

Construction of BrightSource Energy's 370MW Ivanpah solar thermal plant can recommence after a US government agency ruled that the project did not threaten the endangered desert tortoise. The news should...

To continue reading this article...

Join BusinessGreen

  • Enjoy exclusive news, insights and analysis from Europe’s leading source of information on the green economy and business.
  • Make smart, responsible business decisions with an eye on the latest regulatory and tech developments
  • Stay in the know with our overnight briefing, expertly curated help you run a competitive and sustainable business
  • Tap into our extensive archive of exclusive articles, news, analysis and guides
  • Choose from 3 paid membership levels or start a 7-day no strings trial

Join now

 

Already a BusinessGreen
member?

Login

More on Solar

Credit: iStock

'ESG is a scam': S&P draws ire from Elon Musk after booting Tesla from ESG index

Electric vehicle giant's CEO Elon Musk claims ESG has been 'weaponised by phony social justice warriors'

clock 19 May 2022 • 2 min read
Credit: iStock

Climate Action 100+: Is the $68tr investor group failing to drive 'meaningful progress' from top emitters?

ShareAction warns world’s largest climate investor group is at risk of greenwashing - but Climate Action 100+ insists it is pushing climate issues into the corporate mainstream

Michael Holder
clock 19 May 2022 • 5 min read
Credit: iStock

Power Up: UK battery storage and electric vehicle charging projects in line for £100m boost

Partnership between the UK Infrastructure Bank and Octopus Investments will provide funding to projects aligned with the UK's net zero target

clock 19 May 2022 • 2 min read