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

11 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC)
Document Title
East County Substation/Tule Wind/Energia Sierra Juarez Gen-Tie Projects
Document Type
JD - Joint Document
Present Land Use
Undeveloped Z: General Rural, Open Space, Specific Plan, Agriculture, Indian Reservation GPD: Multiple Rural Use (1 DU/4, 8, 20 AC), Public/Semi-Public Lands, Specific Plan Area, General Agriculture, Indian Reservation

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
Lead/Public Agency
505 Van Ness Avenue Energy Division Area 4A
San Francisco, CA 94102-3298

Phone : (415) 355-5308


San Diego
Cross Streets
Old Highway 80, Carrizo Gorge Road, Tule Jim Lane, Highway 94, McCain Valley Rd, Ribbonwood Rd
Parcel #
State Highways
I-8, SR-94
San Diego and Arizona Eastern
Clover Flat Elementary, Jacumba Elementary
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
Use Permit CPUC: Permit to Construct County of San Diego: Major Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics Agriculture and Forestry Resources Air Quality Cultural Resources Cumulative Effects Drainage/Absorption Economics/Jobs Flood Plain/Flooding Geology/Soils Growth Inducement Hazards & Hazardous Materials Hydrology/Water Quality Land Use/Planning Mineral Resources Noise Population/Housing Public Services Recreation Schools/Universities Septic System Solid Waste Transportation Vegetation Wetland/Riparian Wildfire Wildlife Environmental Justice, GHG, fire/fuels mgmt
Reviewing Agencies
Cal Fire California Department of Transportation, District 11 (DOT) California Energy Commission California Highway Patrol California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Colorado River Basin Region 7 (RWQCB) California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region 9 (RWQCB) Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) Colorado River Board California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW) California Department of Parks and Recreation California State Lands Commission (SLC)

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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