Facilities

Nolin Hills Wind Power Project is a proposed wind energy generation facility with a nominal generating capacity of approximately 350 megawatts, located within a site boundary of approximately 44,900 acres of private land zoned exclusive farm use.

​Proposed. The Oregon Department of Energy received the Notice of Intent on September 11, 2017. The Department issued the Project Order on January 10, 2018 and is awaiting submittal of the preliminary application for site certificate. 

​​The proposed facility would be located in Umatilla County, south of I-84, and approximately 4 miles south of Echo and 10 miles west of Pendleton. Map​

Applicant/Certificate holder: Nolin Hills Wind, LLC, a subsidiary of Capital Power Corporation
ODOE contact: Katie Clifford
Applicant/Certificate holder contact: Paul Wendelgass
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Project Timeline

  
Description
  
09/11/2017
10/05/2017
01/10/2018
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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