Sol Orchard Solar Project

2 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2012101008
Lead Agency
City of El Centro
Document Title
Sol Orchard Solar Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Received
Present Land Use
Z: Light Manufacturing (ML), Agriculture, Urban Overlay (A-2-U); GPD: General Industrial, Planned Industrial
Document Description
The project involves the construction, operation, and maintenance of a photovoltaic (PV) solar facility located on Imperial Irrigation District (IID) land both in the City of El Centro and Imperial County. The project would have a production capacity of 20 Megawatts (MW) alternating current (AC). The 100,000 - to 120,000-panel project would be installed on portions of four parcel totaling 140 acres, although development would be limited to approximately 118 acres. The project would also include the undergrounding of the portion of Central Drain No. 5 and laterals within the project site, as required by the El Centro General Plan.

Contact Information

Name
Norma M. Villicana
Agency Name
City of El Centro
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Cities
El Centro
Counties
Imperial
Cross Streets
W. Villa Avenue and N 3rd Street
Zip
92243
Total Acres
140
Parcel #
044-450-043, -024, -025; 044-430-012
State Highways
SR-86, 111, I-8
Railways
UPRR
Airports
Imperial Co., Douthitt Airstrip
Schools
K-12, Multiple Districts
Waterways
Imperial Irrigation District Canals
Township
153
Range
14E
Section
32
Base
SBB&M

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Power:Solar (Megawatts 20)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Site Plan, Rezone, Use Permit, Annexation
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, 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
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Airport/Energy Projects, California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 11 (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 Water Resources, Resources Agency, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)

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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