Raceway 2.0 Solar Project by sPower Development Company, LLC

2 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2020079007
Lead Agency
Kern County
Document Title
Raceway 2.0 Solar Project by sPower Development Company, LLC
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Received
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
Kern County Planning and Natural Resources Department
Lead/Public Agency
2700 "M" Street, Suite 100
Bakersfield, CA 93301

Phone : (661) 862-8607
smallst@kerncounty.com

Location

Coordinates
34°50'44"N 118°17'7"W
Cities
Rosamond
Counties
Kern
Regions
Unincorporated
Cross Streets
Rosamond Blvd/70 Street West
Zip
93560
Total Acres
1330
Parcel #
Multiple
State Highways
N/A
Railways
N/A
Airports
N/A
Schools
Tropico Middle School
Waterways
N/A
Township
9N
Range
13W
Section
Multip
Base
SBB&M

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Power:Solar (Megawatts 291) Power:Other Power Type (Battery Energy Storage)(Megawatts 291)
Local Action
Rezone Use Permit Specific Plan Amendment I Cancellation of Land Use Contract
Project Issues
Aesthetics Agriculture and Forestry Resources Air Quality Biological Resources Cultural Resources Cumulative Effects Drainage/Absorption Economics/Jobs Energy Flood Plain/Flooding Geology/Soils Greenhouse Gas Emissions Growth Inducement Hazards & Hazardous Materials Hydrology/Water Quality Land Use/Planning Mandatory Findings of Significance Noise Public Services Recreation Schools/Universities Sewer Capacity Solid Waste Transportation Tribal Cultural Resources Utilities/Service Systems Vegetation Wetland/Riparian Wildfire
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 Transportation, District 6 (DOT) California Department of Transportation, District 9 (DOT) California Department of Water Resources (DWR) California Energy Commission California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES) California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) 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 Sierra Nevada Conservancy State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water California Highway Patrol (CHP)

Attachments

Draft Environmental Document [Draft IS, NOI_NOA_Public notices, OPR Summary Form, Appx,]
Raceway 2   PDF 72636 K Raceway 2   PDF 70040 K Raceway 2   PDF 43789 K Raceway 2   PDF 51020 K Raceway2   PDF 754 K
Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
NOC   PDF 195 K
State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]
2020079007_CHP Comment   PDF 203 K

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