<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
Agency Name
Kern County
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
Twisselman Road and Hwy 33
Total Acres
Parcel #
043-330-02; 03; 60
State Highways
Hwy 33

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State 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)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW)
Development Types
Power:Solar (Megawatts 20)
Local Actions
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

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