Orni 21 Geothermal Project

2 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2011061029
Lead Agency
Imperial County
Document Title
Orni 21 Geothermal Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preperation
Received

Document Description
The proposed project is the development of a 49.9 megawatt (MW-net) geothermal power plant and wellfield on 27.5 acres of privately owned agricultural land within the Salton Sea Known Geothermal Resources Area in Imperial County, California. The project would include a geothermal binary power plant composed of six (6) Ormat Energy Converters (OEC), an expanded geothermal well field beyond the six exploration wells, pipelines to bring the geothermal brine to the power plant, pipelines to take the cooled brine to injection wells, pipelines to distribute noncondensible gases from production wells to power plant area and injection wells, an electric transmission line to interconnect from the power plant substation to a switching yard, and a water pipeline to bring water from the Imperial Irrigation District (IID) East Highline canal to the power plant for cooling water.

Contact Information
Armando G. Villa
Imperial County Planning & Dev. Serv. Dept.
801 Main Street
El Centro, CA 92243

(760) 482-4236

Location

Coordinates
33°17'9.14"N 115°31'44.20"W
Cities
Calipatria
Counties
Imperial
Cross Streets
English Road/Gillespie Road
Zip
92233
Total Acres
9976
Parcel #
003-200-020-000
State Highways
Hwy 111
Railways
No
Airports
No
Schools
No
Waterways
Imperial Irrigation District irrigation canals and drains
Township
10S
Range
14E
Section
20
Base
SBB&M

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Power:Geothermal (49.9 Watts)
Local Action
Subdivision Use Permit Rezone
Project Issues
Air Quality Agricultural Land Aesthetic/Visual
Reviewing Agencies
Department of Conservation Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6 Native American Heritage Commission California Department of Parks and Recreation California Energy Commission California Public Utilities Commission Caltrans, District 11 Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 7 Resources Agency State Lands Commission
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