R.J. Donovan State Prison Solar Project

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
General Services, Department of (Department of General Services)
Document Title
R.J. Donovan State Prison Solar Project
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Project Applicant
ForeFront Power, LLC

Document Description
Installation and operation a 1.75 MWac photovoltaic solar power generation facility on 16.9 acres of State-owned undeveloped land within the R.J. Donovan State Prison site. Project features the installation of single-a.xis trackers, arrays providing approximately 6,048 solar panels, inverters, underground conduits, and associated electrical equipment. Construction of a 20- foot-wide compacted native earth perimeter road and an 8-foot-high chain link fence. A generation-tic line would extend up to about 2,000 feet from the solar field to an existing 12-kV distribution power line along the southern edge of the prison.

Contact Information
Terry Ash
Department of General Services
707 3rd St. MS#509
West Sacramento, CA 95605

Phone : (916) 376-3824


San Diego
San Diego
Cross Streets
480 Alta Road, San Diego, CA 92154 (San Diego County)

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
Department of General Services
Approving Agency Role
Lead Agency
Approved On
Final Environmental Document Available at
Department of General Services, 707 Third Street, M5-509, West Sacramento, CA 95605


(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(2b) A Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(2c) An other document type was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA


Environmental Document
2018072059 receipt   PDF 267 K
Notice of Determination
2018072059_NOD   PDF 758 K

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