Raceway 2.0 Solar Project by sPower Development Company, LLC
RC - Response to Comments
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
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.
Kern County Planning and Natural Resources Department
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 Highway Patrol (CHP), 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
Power:Solar (Megawatts 291)
General Plan Amendment, Rezone, Use Permit, Cancellation of Land Use Contract
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
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