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

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC)
Document Title
East County Substation/Tule Wind/Energia Sierra Juarez Gen-Tie Projects
Document Type
FIN - Final 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
FYI FINAL 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
Agency Name
California Public Utilities Commission
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


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

State Reviewing Agencies
Cal Fire, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 11 (DOT), California Energy Commission, California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Colorado River Basin Region 7 (RWQCB), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region 9 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics, Colorado River Board, Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency
Development Types
Other (Electrical Substation and Transmission Facilities, Wind Farm Dev)
Local Actions
Use Permit, CPUC: Permit to Construct County of San Diego: Major Use Permit
Project Issues
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

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