East County Substation/Tule Wind/Energia Sierra Juarez Gen-Tie Projects

11 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2009121079
Lead Agency
Public Utilities Commission (California Public Utilities Commission)
Document Title
East County Substation/Tule Wind/Energia Sierra Juarez Gen-Tie Projects
Document Type
JD - Joint Document
Received

Document Description
Note: Extended Per Lead San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) is proposing to construct and operate a new 500/230/138-kilovolt (kV) East County (ECO) Substation, a new 13.3-mile 138 kV transmission line (connecting the Eco Substation with the Boulevard Substation Rebuild), and would rebuild the existing Boulevard Substation to operate at 138/69/12 kV (this proposed project is referred to as the ECO Substation Project). In addition, Pacific Wind Development is proposing to construct and operate up to 134 wind turbines (and associated facilities including an aboveground and underground cable collection system, collector substation, and an operations and maintenance facility), and an ~ 9.7-mile 139 kV transmission line to interconnect with the proposed Blvd Substation Rebuild (referred to as the Tule Wind Project). Energie Sierra Juarez U.S. Transmission, LLC, is proposing to construct and operate an ~ 1-mile 500 kv (or 230 kV) gen-tie from the U.S.-Mexico border ~ 4 miles southeast of the community of Jacumba to interconnect with the proposed ECO Substation (referred to as the ESJ Gen-Tie Project).

Contact Information
Iain Fisher
California Public Utilities Commission
505 Van Ness Avenue Energy Division Area 4A
San Francisco, CA 94102-3298

(415) 355-5308

Location

Counties
San Diego
Cross Streets
Old Highway 80, Carrizo Gorge Road, Tule Jim Lane, Highway 94, McCain Valley Rd, Ribbonwood Rd
Zip
Multiple
Parcel #
Multiple
State Highways
I-8, SR-94
Railways
San Diego and Arizona Eastern
Airports
Jacumba
Schools
Clover Flat Elementary, Jacumba Elementary
Waterways
Multiple
Township
Multip
Section
Multip
Base
Multiple
Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community: Jacumba/Boulevard
Other Information
Schools: Mountain Empire Unified School District

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Electrical Substation and Transmission Facilities, Wind Farm Dev)
Local Action
Other Action Use Permit Other Action: CPUC: Permit to Construct County of San Diego: Major Use Permit
Project Issues
Other Issues Cumulative Effects Landuse Growth Inducing Wildlife Wetland/Riparian Water Supply Water Quality Vegetation Traffic/Circulation Toxic/Hazardous Solid Waste Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Septic System Schools/Universities Recreation/Parks Public Services Population/Housing Balance Noise Minerals Geologic/Seismic Forest Land/Fire Hazard Flood Plain/Flooding Economics/Jobs Drainage/Absorption Archaeologic-Historic Air Quality Agricultural Land Aesthetic/Visual Other Issues: Environmental Justice, GHG, fire/fuels mgmt
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Parks and Recreation State Lands Commission Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 5 Colorado River Board Native American Heritage Commission Cal Fire California Energy Commission California Highway Patrol Caltrans, District 11 Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 7 Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 9 Resources Agency
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