Facilities

Golden Hills Wind Project is approved to be a wind energy facility with up to 125 wind turbines and a maximum capacity of 400 megawatts, located within a site boundary of approximately 27,400 acres.
Approved but not under construction.
Sherman County, near the town of Wasco. Map
Applicant/Certificate holder: Golden Hills Wind Farm, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Orion Renewable Energy Group LLC.
ODOE contact: Sarah Esterson
Applicant/Certificate holder contact: Ryan McGraw
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Project Amendment(s)

  
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Project Timeline

  
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Preliminary Application Received
07/01/2007
Complete Application
09/04/2008
05/15/2009
05/15/2009
06/18/2009
12/08/2011
05/11/2012
05/18/2012
06/13/2014
01/30/2015
02/11/2015
12/01/2015
02/28/2017
02/28/2017
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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