Desert Sunlight Solar Farm

7 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
U.S. Department of Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Document Title
Desert Sunlight Solar Farm
Document Type
FIN - Final Document
Present Land Use
California Desert Conservation Area Plan (1980, as amended). Multiple Use Class M
Document Description
The Red Bluff Substation would consist of a 500/220 kV substation on approximately 76 acres, with an additional 96 acres for related features including access roads and drainage control. Substation features would include: connection of the project transmission line into the substation; transmission lines to connect the substation to the DPV1 line; modification of DPV1 towers near the substation; construction of an electric distribution lime for substation light and power; and installation of telecommunications facilities.

Contact Information

Allison Shaffer
Agency Name
Bureau of Land Management
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
Kaiser Road
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
Hwy 177
Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community: Desert Center

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation (DOC), 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, Colorado River Basin Region 7 (RWQCB), Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6, Department of Toxic Substances Control, Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
Development Types
Commercial , Power:Solar (PV)(Megawatts 550)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment
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, 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 or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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