The following diagram shows the current progress for this proposed project with links to applicable project-related documents. The colored bar in the center indicates the items that have been completed or are currently underway.
Federal Coordination Process
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Proposed Location: Imperial Valley, southwest of El Centro near the Mexican border.
Electricity Production Capacity: 139MW
Company: Campo Verde Solar, LLC
Acreage: 1,443 acres of private land and 17 acres of BLM Land
Status: Secretary Salazar Approves Transmission Line on 9/26/12
Electrical Transmission Connection: A 230kV would leave Campo Verde, crossing 1 mile of BLM land and interconnecting with the Imperial Valley Substation.
Company's Expected Benefit:
- Produce enough electricity to power nearly 42,000 homes
- Create 250+ jobs during peak construction and 5-7 permanent jobs
- Generate $17.5 million in local tax revenue over the life of the project
- Generate roughly $239 million of positive impact to County economy
Project Fact Sheet
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is seeking public comment on a proposed one-mile generation-interconnection (gen-tie) transmission line that would cross federal lands approximately eight miles southwest of El Centro, Calif. About 4/10 of the line would be on public land. Public comment on the proposed expansion will be accepted until May 13, 2012.
Comments should be made in writing and e-mailed to Lynnette Elser at firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to: Bureau of Land Management, California Desert District Office, Attn: Lynnette Elser, 22835 Calle San Juan De Los Lagos, Moreno Valley, CA 92553.
For further information please contact Lynnette Elser at (951) 697-5233 or email@example.com