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Leaning Juniper IIB Wind Power Facility
Facility: A wind energy facility consisting of 74 wind turbines with a peak generating capacity of approximately 111 megawatts. 
 
Status (Operating): Amendment 2 divided Leaning Juniper II into two separate facilities: Leaning Juniper IIA and Leaning Juniper IIB. A transfer that was approved at the same time as Amendment 2 is not moving forward at this time. To review annual Wildlife Monitoring reports, please see the table at the bottom of the page.
 
Location: Gilliam County
 
Site Certificate Holder: Leaning Juniper Wind Power II, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Iberdrola Renewables, LLC, the U.S. division of parent company Iberdrola, S.A.
 
Contact Information
 
SITE CERTIFICATE HOLDER
OREGON DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY STAFF
Jace Fabrycki, Iberdrola Renewables
Duane Kilsdonk
1125 NW Couch St., Suite 700
625 Marion St. NE
Portland, OR 97209
Salem, OR 97301-3737
 
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About Oregon’s siting process:
·          For more information about Oregon’s siting process outlined in the table below, please go here.
 
 
Project Status (Table details will be updated as project progresses)
PROJECT PHASE DETAILS
DATE
​​Order approving Wildlife Monitoring and Mitigation Plan
Ongoing Wildlife Monitoring and Mitigation Plan
   
a. March 2011-July 2012 Wildlife Monitoring Study  
       
Annual Report
    b. January 2011-July 2013 Wildlife Fatality Monitoring
        Study

   
c. 2014 Wildlife Monitoring Report
    d. 2015 Raptor Nest Survey
​Dec. 4, 2015
Request for amendment #2 and transfer
​Site certificate amendment #2: Amendment 2 divided Leaning Juniper II into two separate facilities: Leaning Juniper IIA and Leaning Juniper IIB.
Final order on amendment #2 and transfer
​Dec. 28, 2012
June 21, 2013
 
June 28, 2013
 
Site certificate amendment #1: Amended site boundary by adding approximately 7,962 acres to the facility site, authorized construction and operation of up to 84 wind turbines and related infrastructure. Extended deadline for completion of facility construction to Sept. 24, 2013.
Attachment A (Wildlife Monitoring and Mitigation Plan)
Attachment B (Revegetation Plan)
Attachment C (Habitat Mitigation Plan)
Nov. 20, 2009
 
 
 
 
 
Nov. 20, 2009
Sept. 24, 2007
Attachment A (Wildlife Monitoring and Mitigation Plan)
Attachment B (Revegetation Plan)
Attachment C (Habitat Mitigation Plan)
Attachment D (Micrositing Areas)
Attachment E (Incidental Take Permit application)
Attachment E Figures
Attachment F (Draft Removal/Fill Permit)
Sept. 21, 2007
 
Annual Wildlife Monitoring Reports: The Wildlife Monitoring and Mitigation Plan approved June 13, 2013, requires the certificate holder to report wildlife monitoring data and analysis to the department. Please submit comments on the report, by the date indicated, to:
 
Energy Facility Siting Compliance Officer
Oregon Department of Energy
625 Marion St. NE
Salem, OR 97302
 
Sept. 15, 2015
Deadline for public comments to be received by ODOE
Feb. 20, 2016