Avenal Photovoltaic Solar Farm

Summary

SCH Number
2010011074
Lead Agency
Kings County
Document Title
Avenal Photovoltaic Solar Farm
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Received

Document Description
Avenal Solar Holdings LLC proposes to develop, own, and operate a 39 MW photovoltaic solar farm comprised of two project structures to be located on 420 acres of leased agricultutral lands in unincorporated Kings County, CA. The project would provide renewable solar energy to the citizens of Avenal as well as the greater Kings County area in addition to furthering California's 33% renewable portfolio standard by the year 2020.

Contact Information
Chuck Kinney
Kings County Community Development Agency
1400 W. Lacey Boulevard
Hanford, CA 93230

(559) 582-3211

Location

Coordinates
38°58'56"N 120°06'19"W
Cities
Avenal
Counties
Kings
Cross Streets
36th Ave and Salem Ave alignment
Zip
93204
Total Acres
420
Parcel #
038-290-007, 008, 009, 011
State Highways
33
Airports
Avenal
Schools
Avenal HS

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Power:Solar (photovoltaic)(39 Watts)
Local Action
Use Permit
Project Issues
Cumulative Effects Landuse Growth Inducing Wetland/Riparian Water Supply Water Quality Vegetation Traffic/Circulation Toxic/Hazardous Solid Waste Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Sewer Capacity Septic System Schools/Universities Recreation/Parks Public Services Population/Housing Balance Noise Minerals Geologic/Seismic Forest Land/Fire Hazard Flood Plain/Flooding Fiscal Impacts Economics/Jobs Drainage/Absorption Biological Resources Archaeologic-Historic Air Quality Agricultural Land Aesthetic/Visual
Reviewing Agencies
Department of Conservation Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 4 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Energy Commission California Public Utilities Commission Caltrans, District 6 Department of Water Resources Native American Heritage Commission Regional Water Quality Control Bd., Region 5 (Fresno) Resources Agency
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