Azalea Solar Project

Summary

SCH Number
2021090602
Lead Agency
Kern County
Document Title
Azalea Solar Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Received
Present Land Use
Vacant
Document Description
The Azalea Solar Project, as proposed by SF Azlea, LLC would develop a photovoltaic solar facility and associated infrastructure necessary to generate up to 60 megawatt-alternating current (MW-AC) of renewable energy, on approximately 640 acres of privately-owned land. The project site consists of 1 site located on 2 parcels. The project would be supported by a 230-kilovolt (kV) gen-tie overhead and/or underground electrical transmission line(s) originating from one or more on-site substations and terminating at either the nearby PG&E Substation. The project’s permanent facilities would include, but are not limited to, service roads, a power collection system, inverter stations, transformer systems, transmission lines, electrical switchyards, project substations, energy (battery) storage system, and operations and maintenance facilities.

Contact Information

Name
Terrance Smalls
Agency Name
Kern County Planning and Natural Resources Department
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Cities
Kettleman
Counties
Kern
Regions
Unincorporated
Cross Streets
Twisselman Rd & Kings Rd
Total Acres
640
Parcel #
04321017
State Highways
N/A
Railways
N/A
Airports
N/A
Schools
N/A
Waterways
N/A
Township
25S
Range
19E
Section
11
Base
MDBM

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Power:Solar (Megawatts 60)
Local Actions
Use Permit, Williamson Act Land Use Contract Cancellation
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, Energy, Fiscal Impacts, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mandatory Findings of Significance, Mineral Resources, Noise, Public Services, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, 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 Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), 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 Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Lahontan Victorville Region 6 (RWQCB), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, 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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