Drew Solar Project

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Imperial County
Document Title
Drew Solar Project
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Present Land Use/General Plan: Agriculture; Zoning: A-2 (General Agricultural)A-2-R (General Agricultural/Rural)A-3(Heavy Ag)

Document Description
Note: Review Per Lead The Drew Solar Project is a proposed 100 megawatt solar photovoltaic energy-generating facility on six parcels totaling 762.8 net acres. The Project includes a general plan amendment, variance, zone change and six conditional use permits. The Project includes construction of generation interconnection (gen-tie) transmission lines extending south across Drew Road and State Route 98 into the existing Drew Switchyard. The project may be constructed at one time over approximately 18 months, or it may be built out over an approximately 10-year period.

Contact Information
Diana Robinson
Imperial County Planning and Development Department
Lead/Public Agency
801 Main Street
El Centro, CA 92243

Phone : (442) 265-1736 x 1751

Drew Solar, LLC
Project Applicant


32°41'13"N 115°40'8"W
El Centro
Cross Streets
Pulliam Road and State Route 98
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
SR 98
Westside Main Canal
Mt. Sign

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Industrial (Acres 762.8, Employees 6) Power:Solar (Megawatts 100)
Local Action
General Plan Amendment Rezone Use Permit Variance
Project Issues
Aesthetics Agriculture and Forestry Resources Air Quality Biological Resources Cultural Resources Cumulative Effects Flood Plain/Flooding Geology/Soils Hazards & Hazardous Materials Hydrology/Water Quality Land Use/Planning Noise Public Services Septic System Solid Waste Transportation Vegetation Wetland/Riparian Energy, cultural
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Major Industrial Projects Cal Fire California Department of Parks and Recreation California Energy Commission California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Colorado River Basin Region 7 (RWQCB) Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6 Department of Water Resources Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights California Department of Conservation (DOC) California Department of Transportation, District 11 (DOT)


Environmental Document
CAMERA READY DRAFT EIR   PDF 18075 K Drew Solar EIR Appendices Volume I A-D   PDF 43544 K Drew Solar EIR Appendices Volume II E-F   PDF 29487 K Drew Solar EIR Appendices Volume III G-M   PDF 39345 K NOA   PDF 188 K summary form   PDF 152 K
Final Document(s)
Drew CEQA Findings FINAL   PDF 373 K DREW SOLAR FINAL   PDF 81044 K Notice of Public Hearing   PDF 1861 K
NOC   PDF 1744 K
State Comments
2018051036 conservation   PDF 130 K 2018051036_caltrans_CT Ltr Drew Solar Plant Project 7-1-19   PDF 729 K

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