Conditional Use Permit No. 20-02 (Grape Solar Project and Gen-Tie line)

Summary

SCH Number
2021030459
Lead Agency
Kings County
Document Title
Conditional Use Permit No. 20-02 (Grape Solar Project and Gen-Tie line)
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Received
Present Land Use
Agriculture

Document Description
The Grape Solar Project is located on a ~1,759-acre site in central Kings County, and is planned to generate a total of 250 MW of electrical output from solar photovoltaic (PV) modules. The solar project is planned to be constructed over a 14-month period commencing in 2022. The project will include a substation which will step up the project power from 34.5-kV to 230-kV for transmission. The project includes a 7.3-mile Gen-Tie Line extending from the on-site project substation to the Fresno County line.

Contact Information
Chuck Kinney
Kings County Community Development Agency
Lead/Public Agency
1400 W. Lacey Blvd.
Hanford, CA 93230

Phone : (559) 852-2674
chuck.kinney@co.kings.ca.us

Location

Coordinates
36°8'52"N 119°54'20"W
Counties
Kings
Regions
Unincorporated
Cross Streets
Nevada Avenue and 25th Avenue
Zip
93266
Total Acres
1759
Parcel #
026-320-010, -011, -021 thru -028; 026-330-032 thru 037, -055, -057
State Highways
Highway 41
Railways
None
Airports
None
Schools
None
Waterways
Kings River
Township
20s
Range
19e
Section
28,33-
Base
MDBM

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Power:Solar (Megawatts 250)
Local Action
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics Agriculture and Forestry Resources Air Quality Biological Resources Cultural Resources Cumulative Effects Drainage/Absorption Energy Flood Plain/Flooding Geology/Soils Greenhouse Gas Emissions Growth Inducement Hazards & Hazardous Materials Hydrology/Water Quality Land Use/Planning Mandatory Findings of Significance Mineral Resources Noise Population/Housing Public Services Recreation Schools/Universities Septic System 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 Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 6 (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 Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB) California State Lands Commission (SLC) Central Valley Flood Protection Board Department of Toxic Substances Control Office of Historic Preservation State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality

Attachments

Draft Environmental Document [Draft IS, NOI_NOA_Public notices, OPR Summary Form, Appx,]
3-19-21 Notice of Intent   PDF 256 K GrapeSolar   PDF 33733 K GrapeSolarMND   PDF 196 K
Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
GrapeSolar-NOC-Signed   PDF 556 K

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