Imperial Solar Energy Center South

2 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2010061038
Lead Agency
Imperial County
Document Title
Imperial Solar Energy Center South
Document Type
JD - Joint Document
Received

Document Description
Note: Joint Document - EIR/EA Development of a solar energy center on 946.6 gross acres of privately-owned undeveloped and agricultural lands. 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 managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). The project plants a 12-foot-wide Right-of-Way from the project site, along BLM land to the Imperial Valley Substation. The project proponent is also requesting construction and operational access to the solar energy facility via use of an existing dirt road located along the west side of the Westside Main Canal, located within BLM lands. This road will be viewed by five additional feet and upgraded.

Contact Information
Patricia Valenzuela
Imperial County
801 Main Street
El Centro, CA 92243

760-482-4320
760-353-8338

Location

Coordinates
32°39'41.4"N 115°39'40.2"W
Cities
Calexico
Counties
Imperial
Cross Streets
Cook Road and Pulliam Road
Zip
92231 & 74
Total Acres
838.6
Parcel #
052-190-021,022,022,033,034,037
State Highways
SR-98
Railways
no
Airports
no
Schools
no
Waterways
Westside Main Canal and All American Canal
Township
17S
Range
13E
Section
20

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Transmission Line Corridor) Power:Solar (200 Watts)
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: Conditional Use Permit, Variance & Grant of Right of Way
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 Designations
Reviewing Agencies
Department of Toxic Substances Control Caltrans, District 11 Native American Heritage Commission California Department of Parks and Recreation California Energy Commission California Highway Patrol California Public Utilities Commission Colorado River Board Department of Conservation Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6 Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 7 Resources Agency State Lands Commission
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