Le Conte Battery Energy Storage Project

7 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2010111056
Lead Agency
Imperial County
Document Title
Le Conte Battery Energy Storage Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preperation
Received
Present Land Use
no present land use, solar operation nearby/A-2/Ag designation

Document Description
The proposed project is a Battery Energy Storage System with up to 125 MW of electrical interconnection and transmission capacity on land entirely within the boundary of the existing CSE site. This proposed BESS represents a complementary use to capacity on land entirely within the boundary of the existing CSE site. The existing CSE facility, was approved in December 2011 by the County of Imperial Board of Supervisors upon certification of a Final EIR (SCH #2010111056) for the Centinela Solar Energy Project (2011 FEIR); approval of a CUP (CUP 10-0007) to construct and operate a 275 MW project on parcels zoned for agriculture (i.e., A-2, A-2-R and A-3); approval of a Variance (V11-0003) to allow the transmission towers to exceed the 120-ft height limit within the A-2-R and A-3 zones; and approval of other associated discretionary actions.

Contact Information
Jim Minnick
Imperial County
801 Main Street
El Centro, CA 92243

Phone : (442) 265-1746

Location

Cities
Calexico
Counties
Imperial
Cross Streets
US Hwy 98 & Brockman Rd
Zip
92259
Total Acres
574
Parcel #
052-190-041, -010
State Highways
I-8
Township
17S
Range
13E
Section
16, 17
Base
SBM

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Industrial (85,000 Sq. Ft.)
Local Action
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Flood Plain/Flooding Geologic/Seismic Noise Public Services Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Land Use
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Major Industrial Projects California Department of Parks and Recreation California Energy Commission California Highway Patrol California Public Utilities Commission Department of Conservation Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6 Department of Toxic Substances Control Native American Heritage Commission Office of Emergency Services, California Office of Historic Preservation Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 7 Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water Caltrans, District 11

Attachments

Environmental Document
maps   PDF 3639 K project   PDF 2959 K
NOC
nop letter   PDF 1411 K
State Comments
caltrans   PDF 332 K
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