Proposed Location: San Bernandino County, 10 miles north of Baker.
Electricity Production Capacity: Up to 200 megawatts on BLM-administered public lands.
Company: Aurora Solar, LLC, a subsidiary of Iberdrola Renewables, Inc.
Acreage: Approximately 7,218 acres.
Status: Application for a proposed solar photovoltaic facility which lies within a variance area, as identified in the BLM Solar Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) Record of Decision Pending determination by the California BLM State Director, as to if the processing of the application is warranted or to deny the application.
Public Comment: News release and publication in local newspaper for a public meeting (Pre-NOI) to be held Thursday, March 27, 2014. Public Comment Period Extended - Comments Now Due May 28, 2014 . Comments submitted after closed of comment period will be considered to the extent practicable.
Electrical Transmission Connection: Unconfirmed proposed generation connection to the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power 287kV Mead-Victorville transmission line.
Written comments may be sent to:
Katrina Symons, BLM Barstow Field Manager, 2601 Barstow Road, Barstow, CA 92311 or by fax at (760) 252-6099 or by email at BLM_CA_Silurian_Valley_Solar@blm.gov
For further information please contact Joan Patrovsky, Realty Specialist/Project Manager at (760) 252-6032.
Thursday, March 27, 2014, 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm and 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Hampton Inn and Suites
2710 Lenwood Road