Use Permit #2020-004, Initial Study #2020-001, Hooper

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Lassen County
Document Title
Use Permit #2020-004, Initial Study #2020-001, Hooper
Document Type
CON - Early Consultation
Present Land Use
A-1 (General Agricultural District), "Extensive Agriculture Land Use Designation"
Document Description
Proposal to construct a SO-megawatt photovoltaic solar array and a battery energy storage system (BESS) that would store 25 megawatts or 100 megawatt hours of electricity, along with related infrastructure. Such infrastructure would include a substation, a dead-end tower up to 90 feet tall, 24 130-foot tall steel gen-tie line poles to interconnect with the Plumas-Sierra Rural Electric 120-kV transmission line approximately 3 miles south of the project site, access roads, and perimeter fencing . The project has an approximate footprint of 278 acres, not including the proposed gen-tie lines. The subject parcels are located approximately nine miles northeast of Herlong off of Calneva Road, adjacent to the Nevada Border, and do not have addresses.

Contact Information

Senior Planner Stefano Richichi
Agency Name
Lassen County
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Charles Hooper
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Approx. 9 miles northeast of Herlong
Total Acres
Parcel #
137-170-12 and 13

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 Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, California Department of Transportation, District 2 (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 South Lake Tahoe Region 6 (RWQCB), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Northern and Eureka Region 1 (CDFW)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Northern and Eureka Region 1 (CDFW)
Development Types
Other (Approx. 278-acre photovoltaic solar array)
Local Actions
Use Permit


State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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