South Lake Solar and Energy Storage Project (Environmental Impact Report Application No. 7398)


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Fresno County
Document Title
South Lake Solar and Energy Storage Project (Environmental Impact Report Application No. 7398)
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Present Land Use
disturbed ag land/exclusive ag, 20-acre min parcel size/AG
Document Description
The Applicant proposes to construct and operate the project on approx 585 acres to produce approx 180,000 megawatt-hours of renewable energy annually. The project would be an up to 80-MW alternating current (AC) PV solar energy facility with associated on-site substation, inverters, fencing, roads, and supervisory control and data acquisition system. The proposed energy storage components would include an up to 80 MW AC max capacity energy storage (battery) system. The project would also include a 70-kv overhead generation tie line, which would extend approx 500 ft from the on-site substation to the adjacent existing PG&E Company Five Points electrical substation located on the western side of South Lake Avenue.

Contact Information

Christina Monfette
Agency Name
Fresno County
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
West Paige Ave and South Lake Ave
Total Acres
Parcel #
060-042-04S, -03S
State Highways
SR 145, 269
Westside ES
8, 9
Other Location Info

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Power:Solar (Megawatts 80)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire, GHG
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Major Industrial Projects, Cal Fire, California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT), California Energy Commission, California Highway Patrol, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB), Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Emergency Services, California, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)

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