Amended Davis Vineyards 244.11 kW Solar Project

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Summary

SCH Number
2019070332
Lead Agency
Energy Commission (California Energy Commission)
Document Title
Amended Davis Vineyards 244.11 kW Solar Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
1/27/2020
Project Applicant
Davis Vineyards

Document Description
This project will install a 154.45kW rooftop solar photovoltaic energy system for four existing on-site electric irrigation pumps, two shops and four homes. The rooftop solar arrays will be located on 81.2-acre on the east side of the parcel 910- 004-476-090, between the shop building and house. Installation of the arrays will require some minor trenching and grading. No drilling, welding or heavy equipment will be required.

Contact Information
Lucio Hernandez
California Energy Commission
1516 Ninth Street, MS-45
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 654-5004

Location

Cities
Madera
Counties
Madera
Cross Streets
21877 Ave 5
Parcel #
910-004-476, 040-171-007, 040-171-008, and 040-111-013

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
21080.35
Reasons for Exemption
This project will involve the installation of a solar energy system on one carport at a parking lot that has existed for over two years and pursuant to Pub. Res. Code§ 21080.35 is exempt from CEQA. The materials will enable the generation and use of solar PV. The system will be installed at a vineyard in Madera County. Associated equipment will not occupy more than 500 square feet of ground surface.
Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, 15304, 15311
Reasons for Exemption
California Code of Regulations, title 14, section 15301: The project involves minor alteration and operation of existing facilities. Solar arrays will be installed to power existing on-site agricultural irrigation pumps, shop, and four homes. These installations will not expand the existing agricultural use and will not have a significant effect on the environment. California Code of Regulations, title 14, section 15304: The project to install solar arrays involves minor grading, trenching and backfilling to provide an alternate source of power for the existing on-site irrigation pumps, shop, and two homes. These activities will not have a significant effect on the environment. California Code of Regulations, title 14, section 15311: The project will install new solar arrays accessory to the existing, on-going agricultural operation. These installations will not expand the existing agricultural use and will not have significant effect on the environment.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2019070332_Amended Davis Vineyards 244   PDF 415 K

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