BigBeau Solar Project by BigBeau Solar, LLC/EDF Renewables Development, Inc.

Summary

SCH Number
2019071059
Lead Agency
Kern County
Document Title
BigBeau Solar Project by BigBeau Solar, LLC/EDF Renewables Development, Inc.
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preperation
Received

Document Description
BigBeau Solar, LLC by EDF Renewables (project proponent), is a proposed photovoltaic electrical generating facility with capacity to generate up to 128 megawatt hours (MW) of renewable electrical energy and store up to 60 MW energy in a Battery Storage System (BESS). The proposed project is situated on approximately 2,290 acres of privately owned land and 160 acres of land owned by the California State Lands Commission. Implementation of the project as proposed would include: (a) two changes in zone classification from the existing zone district PLS RS FPS (Platted Lands-Residential Suburban Combining-Floodplain Secondary Combining) to A FPS (Exclusive Agriculture) on 66 acres of the project site within zoning Map 215, for portions of the project site within zoning Map 232 from the ex isting zone district: E (10) RS FPS (Estate) to A FPS on 459.4 acres, E (10) RS GH FPS (Geological Hazard Combining) to A GH FPS on 2.7, E (10) RS MH FPS (Mobilehome Combining) to A FPS on 10.1 acres, E (2 1/2) RS FPS to A FPS on 110.9 acres, E (20) RS FPS to A FPS on 633.3 acres, E (20) RS GH FPS to A GH FPS on 9.6 acres, E (5) RS FPS to A FPS on 80.6 acres; See NOC for full details.

Contact Information
Carlos E. Rojas
Kern County Planning Department
2700 "M" Street Suite 100
Bakersfield, CA 93301-2323

Phone : (661) 862-5015

Location

Coordinates
34°54'16"N 118°23'8"W
Cities
Mojave Rosamond
Counties
Kern
Cross Streets
West on Rosamond Boulevard, north on 140th Street West, and east on either Avenue of the Stars
Zip
93560
Total Acres
2,290
Parcel #
Multiple
State Highways
SR-14 - 12 miles east
Waterways
Los Angeles Aqueduct
Base
SBB&M

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Power (Solar PV)(128 MW Watts)
Local Action
General Plan Amendment Specific Plan Rezone Use Permit Other Action
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Public Services Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Wildlife Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Major Industrial Projects California Department of Parks and Recreation California Energy Commission California Highway Patrol California Public Utilities Commission Caltrans, District 9 Department of Conservation Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 4 Department of Toxic Substances Control Regional Water Quality Control Bd., Region 6 (Victorville) Resources Agency State Lands Commission Native American Heritage Commission

Attachments

Environmental Document
BigBeau Solar Initial Study   PDF 9592 K
NOC
Letter   PDF 170 K NOC   PDF 1877 K
State Comments
2019071059_NAHC_NOP BigBeau Solar Project 8   PDF 167 K
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