EIR 7869 and CUP 3677 Sonrisa Solar Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Fresno County
Document Title
EIR 7869 and CUP 3677 Sonrisa Solar Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Present Land Use
Agriculture/Dry Farm

Document Description
Notice of Preparation and Notice of Completion for the Sonrisa Solar Project which proposes to allow: the construction, operation, maintenance, and ultimately the decommission an approximately 200-megawatt alternating current (MWac) photovoltaic (PV) energy generation facility with battery storage capacity of up to 100 MW and battery storage duration of up to 4 hours, an approximately 3.5 mile long 230 kV transmission line, and related facilities and infrastructure, collectively to be known as the Sonrisa Solar Project (Project). The Project would deliver solar-generated power to the grid via PG&E’s existing Tranquillity Switching Station. The project site is bounded generally by State Route 33 (South Derrick Avenue) to the west, West Manning Avenue to the south, South Merced Avenue to the east, and West Adams Avenue to the north. West South Avenue bisects the Project site from east to west.

Contact Information
Jeremy Shaw
Fresno County
Lead/Public Agency
2220 Tulare Street, 6th Floor
Fresno, CA 93721

Phone : (559) 600-4207

Project Applicant


Cross Streets
State Route 33 (South Derrick Avenue and West Manning Avenue
Total Acres
State Highways
SR 33
15 S
15 E

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB) 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, Division of Aeronautics (DOT) California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning (DOT) 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, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB) Central Valley Flood Protection Board Delta Stewardship Council Department of Toxic Substances Control Office of Historic Preservation State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California Department of Conservation (DOC) California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT) California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW)


Environmental Document
EIR 7869 NOP Final   PDF 592 K
EIR 7869 NOC Final   PDF 138 K
State Comments
2020110008_CDFW Comment   PDF 614 K 2020110008_Conservation Comment   PDF 745 K 2020110008_DOT Comment   PDF 304 K 2020110008_NAHC Comment   PDF 282 K

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