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World's largest solar plant opens in California

Solar panels in the Mojave Desert
Solar panels in the Mojave Desert

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California's Riverside County is now home to one of the nation's largest solar power plants.

U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewel on Monday flipped the switch at Desert Sunlight Solar Farm. It's the last of five solar farms funded by the Department of Energy.

Taylor Goldenstein recently wrote about this for the LA Times and she talks more about what we can expect from the plant.