Centinela Solar

7 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Imperial County
Document Title
Centinela Solar
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
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
Agency Name
Imperial County
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
Brockman & Highway 98
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
Hwy 98
Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community: Seely

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Major Industrial Projects, California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 11 (DOT), California Energy Commission, California Highway Patrol, 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, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
Development Types
Industrial (Acres 2067), Other (Housing Element Update)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, Fiscal Impacts, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Public Services, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation

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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