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

2 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2017032046
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
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
5/26/2017
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
Mike Kane
CA Energy Commission
1516 Ninth Street, MS-48
Sacramento, CA 95814-5512

Phone : (916) 327-1530

Location

Coordinates
38°42'45"N 122°03'05"W
Cities
Woodland
Counties
Yolo
Cross Streets
mult sites within district land
Zip
95695
Total Acres
~1
Parcel #
048-140-016-000
State Highways
505
Schools
Madison Community college
Waterways
Cache Creek

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
CA Energy Commission
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On
Final Environmental Document Available at
34274 State Hwy 16, Woodland, CA 95695-3044

Determinations

(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
No
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(2b) A Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(2c) An other document type was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
Yes
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
N/A
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
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