Leo/Vega Solar Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Merced County
Document Title
Leo/Vega Solar Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Present Land Use
Currently designed Agricultural/Merced County Zoning District Exclusive Agricultural (A-2)

Document Description
The proposed Leo/Vega Solar Project includes approval of a conditional use permit (CUP) to allow for the construction and operation of a 150 megawatt (MW) solar photovoltaic (PV) power-generating facility and associated infrastructure. The proposed project would utilize solar PV technology and integrate the electrical output of the project into the electrical grid. PV technology converts sunlight into direct current (DC) electricity, and therefore does not consume fossil fuels or emit pollutants during operations. The electricity produced by the proposed project would be delivered to a public utility.

Contact Information
Mr. Dvaid Gilbert
Merced County
2222 M Street
Merced, CA 95340

Phone : (209) 385-7654 x4578


Los Banos
Cross Streets
E. of Interstate 5, near S. Woo and W. El Campo Roads
Total Acres
Parcel #
090-130-018-000,090-130-036-000,090-130-037-000,090-130-044-000 & 088-180-049-000
State Highways
I-5, SR 165
Delta-Mendota Canal/San Luis Canal/California Aqueduct
Other Information
Cont.: Section: a part of 31

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Local Action
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Economics/Jobs Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Schools/Universities Septic System Sewer Capacity Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Wildlife Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 10 California Energy Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 California State Lands Commission Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency California Native American Heritage Commission California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4

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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