Painted Hills Wind Energy Repowering Project

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Riverside County
Document Title
Painted Hills Wind Energy Repowering Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
LU: Commercial wind energy facility; Wind energy; GPD: OS-RUR
Document Description
The project proposes to decommission and remove approx 291 existing commercial wind turbines and install up to 14 new commercial wind turbines up to 499 ft in height with a per turbine generating capacity of between 2.0 MW and 4.2 MW on land within the Wind Energy Resource (W-E) Zone. The existing wind turbines were originally installed and have been operating since the mid-1980's. The project also proposes to install ancillary equipment, including 3 temporary, guyed meteorological towers up to 309-ft in height, a temporary expansion of an existing laydown yard, construction of new temporary and permanent internal access roads, and a new electrical collection system integrating the proposed wind turbines to the electrical grid.

Contact Information

Jay Olivas
Agency Name
Riverside County
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
Windhaven Rd and Westside Dr/Super Creek
Total Acres
Parcel #
516-030-004, -008, 014, 015
State Highways
SR 62, I-10
Whitewater River
Other Location Info
Painted Hills/Whitewater

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Power:Wind (Megawatts ~45)
Local Actions
WCES permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, 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
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Major Industrial Projects, California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 8 (DOT), California Energy Commission, 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

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