Sempra U.S. Gas & Power welcomes President Obama to landmark solar plant, Copper Mountain Solar 1

On March 21, 2012, President Barack Obama toured Sempra U.S. Gas & Power’s Copper Mountain Solar 1 plant in Boulder City, Nevada. Copper Mountain Solar 1 is the largest photovoltaic solar plant in the U.S. With national media gathered at the site, the President spoke to a crowd of about 200 people, expressing support for expanded development of U.S. renewable energy sources, including wind and solar, as well as domestically-produced, clean natural gas.