Location: San Louis Obispo County (Central California)
Projected Cost: $550 Million
A 640-acre, 177 megawatt cutting edge solar powerplant facing an ironic Solar-thermal power developer Ausra, Inc. has filed an Application for Certification with the California Energy Commission for construction approval. The CESF is located in an unincorporated area of eastern San Luis Obispo County, west of Simmler and northwest of California Valley, California. The CESF includes the solar farm site, a minimal offsite transmission system connection, and construction laydown area.