RE Crimson Solar Project

Summary

SCH Number
2018031027
Lead Agency
Fish & Wildlife 6 (Ontario) (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6)
Document Title
RE Crimson Solar Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preperation
Received
Present Land Use
Open space, Zoning: Open Space Rural; Palo Verde Valley Area Plan, Land Use Plan.

Document Description
Note: Review per Lead The proposed project consists of a utility-scale polar PV and energy storage project that would be located on approximately 2,500 acres of public lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management within the California Desert Conservation Area planning area. The proposed project would interconnect to the regional electrical grid at the Southern California Edison (SCE) 230-kilovolt (kV) Colorado River Substation. The project would generate up to 350 megawatts (MW) of renewable energy using photovoltaic (PV) technology and would include up to 350 MW of integrated energy storage capacity. The proposed project site is located in unincorporated eastern Riverside County, approximately 13 miles west of Blythe, north of Mule Mountain, and south of Interstate 10 (I-10)

Contact Information
Magdalena Rodriguez
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6
3602 Inland Empire Blvd., Suite C-220
Ontario, CA 91764

Phone : (909) 484-2520

Location

Cities
Blythe
Counties
Riverside
Cross Streets
Powerline Rd
Zip
92225
Total Acres
approx. 2,500
Parcel #
multiple
State Highways
I-10
Township
7S
Range
20/21
Base
SB

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Power:Solar
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: Utility-scale solar project
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Wildlife Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects Other Other Issues: Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Major Industrial Projects Cal Fire California Department of Parks and Recreation California Energy Commission California Public Utilities Commission Caltrans, District 8 Coachella Valley Mountains Conservancy Colorado River Board Department of Conservation Office of Emergency Services, California Office of Historic Preservation Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 7 Resources Agency Resources, Recycling and Recovery Native American Heritage Commission Department of Toxic Substances Control
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