Altamont Solar Energy Center

Summary

SCH Number
2011082074
Lead Agency
Alameda County
Document Title
Altamont Solar Energy Center
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Received
Present Land Use
Large Parcel Agriculture/Agricultural District (A-District)

Document Description
Cool Earth Solar, Inc. ("Applicant") proposes to develop a grid-connected utility-scale solar electrical facility (SEF) of up to 10 Megawatts within an initial phase (Phase 1) of 30 acres to produce 1.5 MW and 3,000 MWh of electricity annually and a second phase (Phase 2) to develop the remaining 110 acres with 8.5 MW SEF (20,000 MWh annually). The project site (17499 Kelso Road, Byron, CA), is 140 acres and consists of portions of two parcels: APN# 099B-7175-5-4 and 099B-7175-005-01. The Applicant would lease the proposed 140-acre project site for 30-years from the current owner.

Contact Information
Jana Beatty Weldon
Alameda County
224 W. Winton Avenue, Room 111
Hayward, CA 94544

Phone : (510) 670-5400

Location

Coordinates
37°47'17"N 121°34'11"W
Counties
Alameda
Cross Streets
Kelso Road and Patterson Park Road
Zip
94514
Total Acres
140
Parcel #
099B-7175-5-4 and 099B-7175-005
Schools
Mtn. House ES
Waterways
Byron Bethany Irrigation District (BBID) Canal
Township
2S
Range
4E
Section
5
Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community: Mountain House

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Utility Scale Solar (140 acres))
Local Action
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Geologic/Seismic Minerals 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 Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 4 California Energy Commission California Native American Heritage Commission California Public Utilities Commission Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2

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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