Crimson Solar Project

5 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2018031027
Lead Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Inland Deserts Region 6 (CDFW)
Document Title
Crimson Solar Project
Document Type
FIN - Final Document
Received
Present Land Use
Riverside County: Open Space Rural and Open Space Recreation; Area of Critical Environmental Concern
Document Description
The project as approved consists of a utility-scale solar photovoltaic and energy storage project that is located on up to, but not to exceed, 2,049 acres of public lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management within the California Desert Conservation Area planning area. The project will interconnect to the regional electrical grid at the Southern California Edison 230-kilovolt Colorado River Substation. The approved project is a 350-megawatt (“MW”) photovoltaic (“PV”) solar energy facility, up to 350 MW (1,400 megawatt-hours [MWh]) of integrated energy storage capacity, and related facilities. The project is located in the eastern portion of the Chuckwalla Valley near the City of Blythe in unincorporated Riverside County, California, north of Mule Mountain, and south of Interstate 10.

Contact Information

Name
Magdalena Rodriguez
Agency Name
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Inland Deserts Region 6
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Cities
Blythe, Wileys Wells
Counties
Riverside
Regions
Citywide
Cross Streets
Powerline Road
Zip
92258
Total Acres
2049e
State Highways
I-10
Railways
N/A
Airports
N/A
Schools
N/A
Waterways
N/A
Township
6S
Range
20E
Section
33
Base
SB

Notice of Completion

Development Types
Power:Solar (PV Solar)(Megawatts 350)
Local Actions
Incidental Take Permit and LSAA
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Forest Land/Fire Hazard; Soil Erosion; Water Supply/Groundwater; BLM Final EIS/PA incorporated by reference (22021)
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Inland Deserts Region 6 (CDFW), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 8 (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Energy Commission, California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Colorado River Basin Region 7 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Colorado River Board, Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights

Attachments

Final Document(s) [Approved_Certified draft environmental documents]
Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form

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