Las Vegas Sun - Photograph : Switch 1 & 2 Solar Project Ceremony

September 20, 2018

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A partial view of the 1.98 million solar panels over the almost 1,979-acre project of the 179 megawatt Switch Station 1 and 2 Solar Projects is seen amidst the desert landscape, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017.  This is the first-ever project to be built in one of the Bureau of Land Management's Solar Energy Zones.

Yasmina Chavez

A partial view of the 1.98 million solar panels over the almost 1,979-acre project of the 179 megawatt Switch Station 1 and 2 Solar Projects is seen amidst the desert landscape, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. This is the first-ever project to be built in one of the Bureau of Land Management's Solar Energy Zones.