The Restoration Design Energy Project (RDEP) was developed to:
The RDEP amended the following land use plans in Arizona: Arizona Strip Field Office RMP; Bradshaw-Harquahala RMP; Kingman Resource Area RMP; Lake Havasu RMP; Lower Sonoran RMP; Phoenix RMP; Safford RMP; and Yuma RMP.
The RDEP identified:
In addition to incorporating the best management practices (BMPs) of the Wind PEIS ROD and design features of the Solar PEIS ROD, the RDEP includes a suite of design features specific to Arizona that establish the minimum specifications for managing individual renewable energy projects and mitigating adverse impacts. Appropriate design features must be incorporated into project-specific plans of development, plans of operation, and ROW grants.
Additional information is available about the permitting process for solar energy projects within DLAs, including REDAs.