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

5 Documents in Project


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

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
Lead/Public Agency
2700 "M" Street Suite 100
Bakersfield, CA 93301-2323

Phone : (661) 862-5015


34°54'16"N 118°23'8"W
Mojave Rosamond
Cross Streets
West on Rosamond Boulevard, north on 140th Street West, and east on either Avenue of the Stars
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
SR-14 - 12 miles east
Los Angeles Aqueduct

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Power (Solar PV)(Megawatts 128 MW)
Local Action
General Plan Amendment Specific Plan Rezone Use Permit Other
Project Issues
Aesthetics Air Quality Biological Resources Cultural Resources Cumulative Effects Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Geology/Soils Hazards & Hazardous Materials Hydrology/Water Quality Mineral Resources Noise Public Services Transportation Vegetation Wetland/Riparian Wildfire Wildlife
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Major Industrial Projects California Department of Conservation (DOC) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 9 (DOT) California Energy Commission California Highway Patrol California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) Department of Toxic Substances Control Resources Agency California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Lahontan Victorville Region 6 (RWQCB) California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW) California State Lands Commission (SLC)


Environmental Document
BigBeau Solar Initial Study   PDF 9592 K
Letter   PDF 170 K NOC   PDF 1877 K
State Comments
2019071059_CDFW_Big Beau Solar_NOP   PDF 2322 K 2019071059_NAHC_NOP BigBeau Solar Project 8   PDF 167 K 2019071059_RWQCB_Big Beau Solar NOP   PDF 1164 K 2019071059_SLC_Comment Letter BigBeau Solar Project   PDF 340 K

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