<03-13>: CUP No. 7, Map No. 3; GPA No. 1; Map No. 3; Twissleman Solar Project by SunEdison

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Kern County
Document Title
<03-13>: CUP No. 7, Map No. 3; GPA No. 1; Map No. 3; Twissleman Solar Project by SunEdison
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use

Document Description
The applicant is requesting approval to construct and operate a solar PV power-generating facility with a capacity of 20 megawatts of electricity. The facility would consist of the following project components: (1) PV modules and support structures; (2) direct current (DC) to alternating current inverters and transformers; (3) additional electrical equipment; (4) interconnection point (dual circuit 12-kilovolt [kV] generation tie-line [gen-tie]) and equipment; (5) telecommunications equipment; (6) a meteorological data collection system with battery regulator; (7) an unoccupied switchgear building with battery bank and UPS; and (8) security improvements. The proposed project requires a CUP to construct and operate a solar facility and a GPA to the Circulation Element of the Kern County General Plan to remove the midsection line reservations of Sections 27 and 35 of Township 25S, R19E for the project. The proposed GPA will also include the eastern section line of Section 27 and the northern and eastern section lines of Section 35.

Contact Information
Janice Mayes
Kern County
Lead/Public Agency
2700 M Street, Suite 100
Bakersfield, CA 93301

Phone : (661) 862-8793


35°43'7.3"N 119°54'33"W
Cross Streets
Twisselman Road and Hwy 33
Total Acres
Parcel #
043-330-02; 03; 60
State Highways
Hwy 33

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Power:Solar (Megawatts 20)
Local Action
General Plan Element Use Permit
Project Issues
Agriculture and Forestry Resources Air Quality Biological Resources Cultural Resources Cumulative Effects Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Geology/Soils Hazards & Hazardous Materials Hydrology/Water Quality Land Use/Planning Mineral Resources Noise Population/Housing Public Services Recreation Schools/Universities Solid Waste Transportation Vegetation Wetland/Riparian Wildlife
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB) California Department of Conservation (DOC) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT) California Energy Commission California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB) Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW)

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