As California Seeks Renewable Energy, Sprawling Riverside Solar Farm Opens

California is rushing to expand its use of solar power to meet renewable energy requirements, and one of the nation's largest solar projects will be dedicated Monday in the Riverside County desert.

U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell is scheduled to join federal and local officials to formally open the Desert Sunlight Solar Farm, which is expected to produce enough power for about 160,000 homes.

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