Kern County March 2017  

Kern County produces more renewable energy than any other county in California. In 2011, its Board of Supervisors established a goal to have 10,000 megawatts (MW) of renewable energy in production by 2015 and to date the county has permitted over 11,000 MW of all types and sizes of renewable energy resources. Over $28 billion has been invested in the county by companies that are developing renewable energy projects.

See the Kern County Renewable Energy Fact Sheet and refer to the documents below to learn more about county plans and policies being used to guide local renewable energy development.

County Planning and Renewable Energy Resources


State Renewable Energy Information and Data