Abengoa Mojave Solar Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Department of Energy - Western Area Power Administration
Document Title
Abengoa Mojave Solar Project
Document Type
EA - Environmental Assessment
Document Description
Note: Review Per Lead Under Title XVII Of the Energy Policy Act of 2005, the US Department of Energy is proposing to provide a Federal loan guarantee to Mojave Solar, LLC to support construction of a new 250 MW commercial solar generation facility in unincorporated San Bernardino County, California. The proposed project would also include facilities to distribute the solar power to the electric grid, including fiber-optic telecommunication lines linking various substations in the region. Because approximately 17 miles of the proposed 85-mile fiber optic network across lands managed by the Bureau of Land management (BLM), BLM is a cooperating agency in the preparation of the EA.

Contact Information

Carol Hammel-Smith
Agency Name
Department of Energy
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Bernardino
Total Acres

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 8 (DOT), California Energy Commission, California Highway Patrol, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Lahontan Victorville Region 6 (RWQCB), Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6, Department of Water Resources, Resources Agency, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, 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, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire

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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