(Two Solar Projects currently under construction)…One is the Tenaska project, Imperial Solar Energy Center West.
The other is the Sun Peak Project, Imperial Valley Solar Company 2. The latest report indicates the vast majority of the employees working on these projects are local. The report was issued May 15th. The report indicates 88%, or 344 employees, of those working on the Tenaska Project are from the Imperial County. 97% of the employees, or 31 people, working on the Sun Peak Project are from the Imperial County. Of the 375 local employees working on the Solar Projects, 149 are from Calexico, 105 from El Centro, 44 from Imperial, 38 from Brawley, 16 from Heber, 8 from Holtville, and 15 are from other areas.