Raceway 2.0 Solar Project by sPower Development Company, LLC

4 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Kern County
Document Title
Raceway 2.0 Solar Project by sPower Development Company, LLC
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
5.3/4.4 (Residential, Maximum 10 units/net acre/Comprehensive Planning Area), 5.3/2.85/4.4(Residential, Maximum 10 units/net acre/Noise Management Area/Comprehensive Planning Area), 5.5 (Residential, Maximum 1 units/net acre), 5.6 (Residential, Maximum 2.5 gross acres/unit), and 5.6/2.85 (Residential, Maximum 2.5 gross acres/unit/Noise Management Area), 7.1 (Light Industrial), 7.1/4.4 (Light Industrial/ Planning Area), 7.2/4.4 (Service Industrial/Comprehensive Planning Area). Currently zoned A (Agriculture), E (2.5), and OS
Document Description
The proposed Raceway 2.0 Solar Project (proposed project) is a proposal by sPower Development Company, LLC (project proponent) to construct and operate photovoltaic (PV) solar facilities and the associated infrastructure necessary to generate a combined total of 291 megawatts (MW) of renewable electrical energy and/or energy storage capacity in the form of advanced energy battery storage units on approximately 1,330 acres of privately owned land in the unincorporated area of eastern Kern County, California.

Contact Information

Terrance Smalls
Agency Name
Kern County Planning Department
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
Rosamond Blvd and 70th Street West
Total Acres
Parcel #
Tropico Middle School
Other Location Info
Section: Multiple

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Energy Commission, California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Lahontan Victorville Region 6 (RWQCB), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Transportation, District 9 (DOT)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Transportation, District 9 (DOT)
Development Types
Power:Solar (Solar)(Megawatts 291)
Local Actions
General Plan Amendment, Specific Plan, Rezone, Use Permit, Cancellation of Williamson Act Contract
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, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire


Environmental Document

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