Hell's Kitchen PowerCo1 and Lithium Co 1 Project

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Imperial County
Document Title
Hell's Kitchen PowerCo1 and Lithium Co 1 Project
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Notes: S-1-G (open space/geothermal overlay); S-2-G (open space/preservation/ geothermal overlay); M-2-G-PE (medium industrial/geothermal overlay)
Document Description
Controlled Thermal Resources (US) Inc. via its subsidiary Hell’s Kitchen Geothermal, LLC is proposing the Hell’s Kitchen PowerCo 1 (HKP1), and Hell’s Kitchen LithiumCo 1 LLC is proposing the Hell’s Kitchen LithiumCo 1 (HKL1) in Imperial County, California. HKP1 involves the development of a geothermal power plant that will produce up to 49.9 megawatts (MW) net of geothermal green energy. HKL1 involves development of mineral extraction and processing facilities capable of producing lithium hydroxide, silica and polymetallic products, and possibly boron compounds, for commercial sale. HKP1 and HKL1 (together referred to as the Proposed Project) will be constructed by Hell’s Kitchen PowerCo 1 LLC and Hell’s Kitchen LithiumCo 1 LLC respectively, both subsidiaries of Controlled Thermal Resources (US) Inc. (CTR) and will have shared facilities. Hell’s Kitchen Operating Services LLC, also a subsidiary of Controlled Thermal Resources (US) Inc. will operate and maintain these facilities.

Contact Information

David Black
Agency Name
County of Imperial PDS
Job Title
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Imperial County
Cross Streets
Davis Road
Parcel #
11, 12

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, Inland Deserts Region 6 (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 Transportation, District 11 (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning (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, Colorado River Basin Region 7 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Colorado River Board, Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality
Development Types
Power:Geothermal (Megawatts 49.9)
Local Actions
Conditional 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, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire


Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form

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