Canal Based, Small In-Channel Hydroelectic Power Pland and Co-located Solar Project

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Yolo County Flood Control and Water Conservation District
Document Title
Canal Based, Small In-Channel Hydroelectic Power Pland and Co-located Solar Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Located on district owned land designated as PS and UR and Z: AN.

Document Description
The proposed project consists of the installation and operation of up to three individual over the canal hydro generation sites. Each site will consist of a new powerhouse (1,100 sf each), Point of interconnection, Gen-tie and two of the sites will have co-located solar generation sited adjacent to the hydro general facility and within Yolo's water district boundaries. Ingress/egress to each of the sites will make use of existing irrigation district access roads. The sites are located at 1) Chapman Reservoir with 100,000 sf of solar panels, 2) Alder Drop, with 35,000 sf of solar and 3) the West Adams Canal 182 with no co-located solar. The location of all hydropower facilities would be on YCFCWCD land or easements and use existing infrastructure. Solar panels would be ground mounted on District owned lands. The proposed project does not require permenent employees for operation or maintenance. Project developer is Natel Energy of Alameda, CA and partial funding is provided by a California Energy Commission grant.

Contact Information
Max Stevenson
Yolo County Flood Control and Water Conservation District
34274 State Highway 16
Woodland, CA 95695

Phone : (530) 662-0265


38°42'45"N 122°03'05"W
Cross Streets
mult sites within district land
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
Madison Community college
Cache Creek

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Power:Solar (and solar)(0.75 Watts)
Local Action
Site Plan
Project Issues
Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Energy Commission California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Public Utilities Commission Central Valley Flood Protection Board Department of Water Resources Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5

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