Edwards Air Force Base Solar Project

5 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2017111079
Lead Agency
Kern County
Document Title
Edwards Air Force Base Solar Project
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
1/21/2021
Present Land Use
Agricultural

Document Description
The Project is a Power Purchase Agreement between the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) and Edwards Solar 1B, LLC to purchase 48 MW of capacity and associated energy from the proposed Project for a period of 20 years. This is to advise that DWR, as a Responsible Agency, approved the PPA on January 19, 2021.

Contact Information
Deane Burk
Department of Water Resources
Lead/Public Agency
2135 Butano Drive, Suite 100
Sacramento, CA 95825

Phone : (916) 574-0669
Deane.Burk@water.ca.gov

Edwards Solar 1B, LLC
Project Applicant

Location

Counties
Kern
Other Location Info
The Edwards Air Force Base (AFB) Solar Project (Project) site is located approximately six and five miles south of Mojave and State Route (SR) 58, respectively, and approximately one mile east of State Route (SR) 14, in southeastern unincorporated Kern County, California. The proposed gen-tie line runs from the northwestern edge of the Edwards AFB north on Lone Butte Road, west on West Reed Avenue, and north on United, where it intersects with Purdy Avenue, then west along Purdy Avenue, and west along Oak Creek Road.

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
Department of Water Resources
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On
Final Environmental Document Available at
CA State Clearinghouse Website

Determinations

(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
Yes
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(2b) A Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(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
Yes
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
Yes
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes

Attachments

Notice of Determination
2021   PDF 184 K 2021   PDF 288 K

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