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Alternative & Renewable Power Generation

Comprehensive interregional assessment

This industry cluster includes those firms that are involved in the design, building and operations of wind, solar, hydroelectric, geothermal and natural gas driven power generation facilities.

Fast Facts

In 2005, about 75% of employment in this cluster was located in San Diego County and 25% in Riverside County. Total employment between the two counties is 5,800 persons, with an average wage of $70,600 per year, or 178% of the two-county average of wages in all industries.

This cluster has grown considerably since 2005 and will continue to grow in the foreseeable future. This cluster’s growth is largely attributed to

I-15 Key Strategies

Riverside and San Diego will conduct a strategic assessment and plan for alternative and renewable power generation that details the alternative and renewable energy resources currently in place, those that would need to be developed to produce the legislative mandates coming out of Sacramento (33% by 2020), and identify resources available to meet that mandate in the most cost-effective manner.

Upcoming Meetings & Plans