Centinela Solar

6 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2010111056
Lead Agency
Imperial County
Document Title
Centinela Solar
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preperation
Received

Document Description
The proposed project will construct and operate a solar photovoltaic electric generation facility on approximately 2067 acres of agricultural land in Western Imperial County, near the Imperial Valley Substation. The project may be built with a total generation capability of up to 170 megawatts (MW). The project consists of two primary components: (1) a generation facility and associated facilities on approximately 2067 acres and (2) an approximately five-mile long, 230 kilovolt (kV) aboveground, electric line (Gen-tie Line) that will connect the generation facility with the Imperial Valley Substation. The project will use proven solar PV technology and electronic DC-to-AC power conditioning equipment (inverters) to produce three-phase, 60 Hz, utility-grade electric power directly from the sunlight. The proposed Gen-tie Line will be a single circuit, 230kV aboveground electric line. The preferred Gen-tie Line will cross approximately 2.5 miles of private property and up to 2.5 miles of federal lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

Contact Information
David Black
Imperial County
801 Main Street
El Centro, CA 92243

760-482-4240

Location

Counties
Imperial
Cross Streets
Brockman & Highway 98
Zip
92273
Total Acres
2067
Parcel #
052-170-018-000
State Highways
Hwy 98
Township
17S
Range
13E
Section
14-19
Base
SBB&M
Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community: Seely

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Industrial (2067 Acres) Other (Housing Element Update)
Local Action
Use Permit
Project Issues
Cumulative Effects Landuse Growth Inducing Water Supply Traffic/Circulation Toxic/Hazardous Solid Waste Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Sewer Capacity Septic System Public Services Noise Geologic/Seismic Flood Plain/Flooding Fiscal Impacts Economics/Jobs Drainage/Absorption Archaeologic-Historic Air Quality Agricultural Land Aesthetic/Visual
Reviewing Agencies
Native American Heritage Commission Air Resources Board, Major Industrial Projects California Department of Parks and Recreation California Energy Commission California Highway Patrol California Public Utilities Commission Caltrans, District 11 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
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