Imperial Valley is the ideal location for solar power plants. With 360 days of sunshine each year as well as cheap, abundant land available for industrial use.
Ranked #2 worldwide and #1 in North America, Imperial Valley's geothermal activity is notable. With these natural resources, water rights to the Colorado River and low-cost land, the Imperial Valley's geothermal industry is steady. The industry is now opening the doors for new opportunities in lithium extraction.
With the wide variety of crops grown in the Imperial Valley, many different types of organic matter can be used for biomass, which can be converted into biofuels.