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
Present Land Use
Vacant/Agriculture/Agriculture land use designation for 320 acres
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

Name
Jurg Heuberger
Agency Name
Imperial County Planning & Development Services Department
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

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

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
Development Types
Industrial (Acres 320, Employees 6)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Cultural Resources, Drainage/Absorption, Geology/Soils, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Public Services, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wildlife
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Public Health (CDPH), California Energy Commission, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Colorado River Basin Region 7 (RWQCB), Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6, Department of Water Resources, Resources Agency, State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Transportation, District 11 (DOT)
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Transportation, District 11 (DOT)

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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