Sacramento Solar Highways Project

4 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2011032036
Lead Agency
Sacramento Municipal Utility District
Document Title
Sacramento Solar Highways Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Received

Document Description
The proposed project is a demonstration project intended to determine the feasibility of installing photovoltaic electrical generation on publicity-owned land along the state's highways and freeways. The project would be located in the crescent shaped parcel of land above the northern onramp to westbound Highway 50 at the Mather Field Road Interchange in Rancho Cordova, a short length of cutslope west of that onramp, and the north cutslope between 43rd and 59th streets in the City of Sacramento. The total generation capacity expected is approximately 1.4 megawatts.

Contact Information
Kimberly Crawford
Sacramento Municipal Utility District
P.O. Box 15830, MS B203
Sacramento, CA 95817

(916) 732-5063

Location

Cities
Rancho Cordova Sacramento
Counties
Sacramento
Cross Streets
48th & 59th Streets and Hwy 50 (95817) / Mather Field Road & Hwy 50
Total Acres
4
State Highways
Hwy 50
Railways
Light Rail/UPRR
Airports
Mather Airport
Schools
See attached
Waterways
American River

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Power:Other Power Type (Type: PV arrays)(1.4 MW Watts)
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: Board/Adopt
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Wildlife Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Parks and Recreation California Energy Commission California Highway Patrol California Public Utilities Commission Caltrans, District 3 Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics Caltrans, Division of Transportation Planning Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 2 Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Native American Heritage Commission Office of Historic Preservation Regional Water Quality Control Bd., Region 5 (Sacramento) Resources Agency
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