Chocolate Mountains Solar Farm (8 Minute Renewable/27FG 8ME, LLC) CUP #10-0005 PV Solar Farm (49.9 MW's)

Summary

SCH Number
2010061094
Lead Agency
Imperial County
Document Title
Chocolate Mountains Solar Farm (8 Minute Renewable/27FG 8ME, LLC) CUP #10-0005 PV Solar Farm (49.9 MW's)
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Received

Document Description
NOTE: Review Per Lead The project is a 49.9 MW photovoltaic (PV) solar power plant. It will be comprised of 2 optional photovoltaic solar panel setups: Option A: Would be between 260,000 and 320,000 non-reflective, PV panels, with individual 230 Watt PV panels mounted together (non-tracking), standing about 6 to 7 ft in height and tilted 25 degrees from horizontal to the south. Option B: Would be between 160,000 and 210,000 non-reflective, PV panels, with individual 230 Watt PV panels mounted together on a single-axis-tracking sytem, standing about 12 to 15 ft in height tilted between 20 and 25 degrees from horizontal to the south.

Contact Information
Jurg Heuberger
Imperial County Planning & Development Services Department
801 Main Street
El Centro, CA 92243

760-482-4236 x 4310
jurgheuberger@co.imperial.ca.us

Location

Counties
Imperial
Cross Streets
Howell/Davis Rds (8999 Davis Rd, Niland, CA)
Zip
92257
Total Acres
320
Parcel #
003-110-014-000
State Highways
SR 111
Railways
UPRR
Waterways
IID Canals/Drains
Township
20S
Range
13E
Section
11
Base
SBB&M
Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community: Northwest of Townsite of Niland

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Industrial (320 Acres, 6 Employees)
Local Action
Use Permit
Project Issues
Landuse Wildlife Vegetation Traffic/Circulation Solid Waste Public Services Noise Geologic/Seismic Drainage/Absorption Archaeologic-Historic Air Quality Agricultural Land Aesthetic/Visual
Reviewing Agencies
Caltrans, District 11 Native American Heritage Commission California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Public Health California Energy Commission California Public Utilities Commission Department of Conservation Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6 Department of Water Resources Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 7 Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance
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