There is a push to zone much of the floor of the Owen's Valley for solar development -
Learn more here: http://www.deepestvalley.com/
Not sure how y'all feel about views like these being affected, but I don't like it. I'm not against solar, but prefer it be located on areas already disturbed, and goodness knows there is plenty of that already in Southern CA.
http://www.summitpost.org/sierra-100-mi ... eak/448920