Quinto Solar Photovoltaic Project

5 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Merced County
Document Title
Quinto Solar Photovoltaic Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Present Land Use
Merced County General Plan Land Use Designation: Agricultural Merced County Zoning District: Agricultural (A-1)

Document Description
The proposed project includes the approval of a conditional use permit (CUP) to allow for the construction and operation of a 110 megawatt (MW) solar photovoltaic (PV) electrical generating facility and associated infrastructure with related site access and on-site connection to the electricity transmission grid. The proposed project includes a series of individual PV panels mounted to sunlight tracking assemblies with small motors, support beams, inverters, transformers, buried electrical cables, circuit breakers, switchyards, overhead collector lines (with associated poles), a substation, and overhead lines from the substation to the PG&E interconnection point on site (with associated poles). The proposed project would include a 10,000sf operations and maintenance building. All project construction activities are anticipated to be completed in one phase of approximately 18 months duration.

Contact Information
David Gilbert
Merced County
Lead/Public Agency
2222 M street 2nd Floor
Merced, CA 95340

Phone : 209-385-7654 x4578


37°06'55"N 121°02'40"W
Cross Streets
McCabe Road/Whitworth Road
Total Acres
Parcel #
069-069-220-054; 069-240-028, -030, -031, -032, -036, -037, -039
State Highways
SR 33
Romero Elem
CA Aqueduct, Delta mendota Canal, O'Neill Forebay
Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community: Santa Nella

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Power:Solar (Megawatts 110)
Local Action
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics Agriculture and Forestry Resources Air Quality Biological Resources Cultural Resources Drainage/Absorption Geology/Soils Hazards & Hazardous Materials Hydrology/Water Quality Mineral Resources Noise Population/Housing Public Services Recreation Septic System Transportation Wildlife Other
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation (DOC) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 10 (DOT) California Energy Commission California Highway Patrol California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB) Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW)

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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