Proposed Location: Southwestern Imperial County, California, nine miles southwest of the city of El Centro
Electricity Production Capacity: 15-18 megawatts
Acreage: 115 acres of public land
Status: The public comment period for the Draft Environmental Impact Statement ended on July 19, 2012. Currently, the Final Environmental Impact Statement is being prepared.
Public Comment: The comment period on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement closed July 19, 2012
Electrical Transmission Connection: The solar energy generating facility will connect to the adjacent Imperial Valley Substation via a buried 12.47-kilovolt transmission line
Company's Expected Benefit:
- The project would generate enough electricity to power 5,400 homes
Publication of a Notice of Availability in today’s Federal Register initiates a 90-day public comment period for the EIS and possible plan amendment that ends July 19, 2012. During the comment period, BLM will solicit public comment on issues, concerns, potential impacts, alternatives, and mitigation measures that should be considered in writing the Final EIS that will be released later this year.
For further information please contact Noel Ludwig, Project Manager, (951) 697-5368. Written comments may be sent to Noel Ludwig, Ocotillo Sol Project Manager, 22835 Calle San Juan De Los Lagos, Moreno Valley, CA 92553 or to the e-mail address firstname.lastname@example.org
Public Meeting and Hearings
Two public scoping meetings are scheduled to solicit public comment on issues, concerns, potential impacts, alternatives, and mitigation measures that should be considered in the analysis of the proposed action.
The meetings will be held at the following date, times and location:
|5/23/12||2PM - 4PM Imperial County Department of Social Services ("CalWorks") at 2895 S. 4th St, El Centro, CA 92243|
|5/23/12||6PM - 8PM Imperial County Department of Social Services ("CalWorks") at 2895 S. 4th St, El Centro, CA 92243|