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Lightsource BP gets approval for solar array project in Rio Linda

A 15-megawatt solar array proposed for Rio Linda by Lightsource BP was approved by the Sacramento Planning Commission on Monday.

The Wildflower Solar 1 array will produce power exclusively for the Sacramento Municipal Utility District under a 25-year power purchase agreement.

The 91-acre array in Sacramento County will deliver electricity for SMUD’s SolarShares program, which allows residential and commercial customers to purchase the renewable energy without having to put panels on their own…