Facilities

Under review/Operating. The applicant will construct and operate a natural gas-fueled combined-cycle electric generating plant. The facility, to be constructed in two phases, will consist of two generator blocks with a combined nominal generating capacity of about 900 megawatts.
Block 1 went into operation in July 2016; construction of Block 2 has not begun. The certificate holder submitted a request to amend the site certificate in August 2016. Details can be found in the Request for Amendment 1.
Morrow and Gilliam counties (Map)
Applicant/Certificate holder: Portland General Electric
ODOE contact: Sarah Esterson
Application/Certificate holder contact: Arya Behbehani
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Project Amendment(s)

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Description
  
Deadline to submit public comments on the request for amendment 1
February 3, 2017
5:00 pm
Feb 03 2017
Jan 05 2017
Dec 22 2016
Public Notice of Temporary Suspension of Comment Period
Sep 27 2016
Public Notice of Temporary Suspension of Comment Period
Sep 27 2016
Sep 01 2016
Request for Amendment 1
Sep 01 2016
Aug 01 2016
Request for Additional Information
TBA
Proposed Order
Public notice
TBA
Proposed Order
Deadline to submit public comments on the proposed order
TBA
Contested case hearing
TBA
Hearing officer recommended contested case order
TBA
Final Order and Site Certificate
Council meeting
TBA
Final Order and Site Certificate
Final order on amendment 1
TBA
Amended site certificate
TBA
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Project Timeline

  
Description
  
08/26/2009
11/03/2009
Preliminary application received
01/05/2010
Complete Application
05/10/2011
06/01/2011
03/13/2012
06/29/2012
07/02/2012
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Exhibit Files Reference

  • Exhibit A: Applicant Information 
  • Exhibit B: Project Description
  • Exhibit C: Property Location and Maps
  • Exhibit D: Organizational Information
  • Exhibit E​: Permits Required
  • Exhibit F: Property Ownership 
  • Exhibit G: Materials Analysis
  • Exhibit H: Geology and Soil Stability 
  • Exhibit I: Soils
  • Exhibit J: Wetlands
  • Exhibit K: Land Use
  • Exhibit L: Protected Areas
  • Exhibit M: Financial Analysis
  • Exhibit N​: Non-generating Facility Information
  • Exhibit O: Water Requirements
  • Exhibit P: Fish Wildlife Habitat 
  • Exhibit Q: Threatened and Endangered Plants and Animals
  • Exhibit R: Scenic Aesthetic Values 
  • Exhibit S: Cultural Resources
  • Exhibit T: Recreational Facilities 
  • Exhibit U: Public Services
  • Exhibit V​: Waste Minimization 
  • Exhibit W: Site Restoration
  • Exhibit X: Noise 
  • Exhibit Y: Carbon Dioxide Emissions 
  • Exhibit Z: Cooling Towers  
  • Exhibit AA: EMFs – Electric and Magnetic Fields
  • Exhibit BB: Other Information
  • Exhibit CC: Additional Statutes Rules Ordinances
  • Exhibit DD​: Other Specific Standards