Tulare 40 Generation Facility Project (PSP 20-068)

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Tulare County
Document Title
Tulare 40 Generation Facility Project (PSP 20-068)
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
vacant land (previously agricultural)
Document Description
The applicant is proposing a 40 MW solar generation facility located on approximately 237 acres in Tulare County. In addition to the installation of photovoltaic (PV) solar modules, both the north and south proposed development areas of the proposed Project would include the construction of an on-site substation, wiring and inverters, fence, access roads, and a new distribution interconnect power line along public road rights of way to the existing substation located approximately 2.5 miles southeast of the Project location at the Southern California Edison (SCE) Bliss Substation. The southern proposed development areas of the Project would potentially include a 5 megawatt-hour (MWhr) storage component in the form of batteries. The life of the Project is anticipated to be 35 years.

Contact Information

Hector Guerra, Chief Environmental Planner
Agency Name
Tulare County Resource Management Agency
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
Road 152 and SR 137/Avenue 232
Total Acres
Parcel #
195-070-025, 195-060-041, 195-060-050
State Highways
State Route 137
Sundale Elementaru
Inside Creek
20 S
25 E
Other Location Info
located on Sections 2, 11 & 12 of T. 20 S, R 25 E, in the Cairns Corner quadrangle

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), 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 Resources Recycling and Recovery, California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC), 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 Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB), Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, California Department of Conservation (DOC)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Conservation (DOC)
Development Types
Power:Solar (Megawatts 40)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
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, 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, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire


Draft Environmental Document [Draft IS, NOI_NOA_Public notices, OPR Summary Form, Appx,]
Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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