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

Name
Chuck Kinney
Agency Name
Kings County Community Development Agency
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

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 Types
Power:Solar (Megawatts 250)
Local Actions
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 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, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)

Attachments

Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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