Imperial Solar Energy Center West

8 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2010061037
Lead Agency
Imperial County
Document Title
Imperial Solar Energy Center West
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Received

Document Description
Development of a solar energy center on 1,130 acres of vacant land previously utilized for agricultural purposes. Project would include a facility consisting of a ground mounted photovoltaic solar power generating system, supporting structures, operations and maintenance building, substation, water treatment facility, plant control system, meteorological station, and roads and fencing. The electric generating facility would connect to the Imperial Valley Substation via 230 kV transmission lines. The Imperial Valley Substation is isolated by federal lands manages by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). The project plans a 120-foot0wide Right-of-Way from the project site, along BLM land to the Imperial Valley Substation.

Contact Information
Patricia Valenzuela
Imperial County Planning and Dvelopment Services Department
801 Main Street
El Centro, CA 92243

(760) 482-4320

Location

Coordinates
32°46'18.8"N 115°46'59.3"W
Counties
Imperial
Cross Streets
Dunaway Rd. and Strobel Rd.
Zip
92274
Total Acres
1056.9
Parcel #
034-360-075 thru 078; 051-010-007
State Highways
I-8
Railways
no
Airports
no
Schools
Westside ES
Waterways
Westside Main Canal
Township
16S
Range
11,12E
Section
13
Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community: El Centro

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Transmission Line Corridor) Power:Solar (250 Watts)
Local Action
Other Action
Project Issues
Other Issues Cumulative Effects Landuse Growth Inducing Wetland/Riparian Water Supply Water Quality Vegetation Traffic/Circulation Toxic/Hazardous Solid Waste Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Recreation/Parks Public Services Population/Housing Balance Noise Minerals Geologic/Seismic Forest Land/Fire Hazard Flood Plain/Flooding Economics/Jobs Drainage/Absorption Biological Resources Archaeologic-Historic Air Quality Agricultural Land Aesthetic/Visual Other Issues: Special Designation
Reviewing Agencies
Caltrans, District 11 Colorado River Board Native American Heritage Commission California Department of Parks and Recreation California Energy Commission California Highway Patrol California Public Utilities Commission Department of Conservation Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6 Department of Toxic Substances Control Office of Historic Preservation Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 7 Resources Agency State Lands Commission
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