Janus Power PV (Solar Farm)


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Colusa County
Document Title
Janus Power PV (Solar Farm)
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Project Applicant
Janus Power
Present Land Use
Agricultural (Grazing)

Document Description
Notice of Preparation for an EIR for 80 MW Solar Farm -The project will utilize approximately 650 acres of the 1,023.9 acre project site. Construction is planned for the end of 2022. The project will be capable of producing 80 MWs of electricity for distribution on the PG&E grid. The project will utilize the existing PG&E Cortina Substation to access the grid. Major project components include: solar arrays and inverter blocks, related and supporting facilities (underground electrical collection lines, an on-site substation, a battery energy storage system, a 60-kV transmission line to the point of interconnection, an operations and maintenance facility, internal service roads, security fencing, gates and lighting, a construction lay down yard, and other temporary construction areas).

Contact Information
Kent D Johanns
Colusa County Community Development Department
220 12th Street
Colusa, CA 95932

Phone : (530) 458-0480
Fax : (530) 458-0482


39°5'18"N 121°15'23"W
Northern California
Cross Streets
Walnut Drive and Spring Valley Road
Total Acres
Parcel #
018-050-005, 006, and 013
State Highways
State Route 20
14 N
4 W

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Commercial (Solar Power)(44,600 Sq. Ft., 1024 Acres, No Permanent Employees)
Local Action
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Greenhouse Gas Emissions Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Tribal Cultural Resources Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Wildlife Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board California Department of Conservation California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 3 California Department of Water Resources California Energy Commission California Governor's Office of Emergency Services California Highway Patrol California Natural Resources Agency California Public Utilities Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 Central Valley Flood Protection Board Department of Toxic Substances Control Office of Historic Preservation California Native American Heritage Commission


Environmental Document
2020 07 30 NOC Summary From Janus Solar (UP #20-01)   PDF 653 K 2020 07 30 NOP OPR Submittal Form Janus Solar (UP #20-01)   PDF 379 K 2020 07 31 Janus Solar Project NOP (Final OPR)   PDF 2097 K
2020 07 30 NOC Janus Solar (UP #20-01)   PDF 1005 K
State Comments
2020070577_NAHC Comment   PDF 298 K

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