Gibson Solar Farm

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Yolo County
Document Title
Gibson Solar Farm
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Document Description
Gibson Renewables, LLC is seeking a Use Permit to construct and operate an up to 20 megawatt alternating current (MWac) solar photovoltaic (PV) electricity generating facility with a 6.5 MWac/26 megawatt hour (MWh) to 13 MWac/52 MWh Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) called the Gibson Solar Farm ("Project") on approximately 147 acres of land, 1.2 miles east of Esparto in unincorporated Yolo County. The electricity generated by the PV field will be used in part for charging the batteries and the remaining energy generated by the PV field will be delivered to the grid. The Project has a Power Purchase Agreement with Valley Clean Energy, a community choice aggregation public agency that focuses on providing its 150,000 customers with cost-competitive renewable energy and local reinvestment.

Contact Information

Tracy Gonzalez
Agency Name
Yolo County Department of Community Services
Job Title
Project Manager
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
SR 16
Total Acres
Parcel #
049 100 035
State Highways
SR 16

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 3 (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 Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB), Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water
Development Types
Power:Solar (Solar Photovoltaic and Battery Energy Storage System)(Megawatts 20)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Energy, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End


Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form

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