Facilities

Biglow Canyon Wind Farm is a wind energy facility consisting of 217 wind turbines, with a peak generating capacity of 450 megawatts, and located within a site boundary comprised of approximately 25,000 acres.
Operating. Pursuant to the terms of the Wildlife Monitoring and Mitigation Plan, ongoing wildlife monitoring reports for this facility will be made available for public review and comment. Results of 2017 wildlife monitoring, as reported in April 2018, are provided below. The deadline for submitting comments on the 2017 wildlife monitoring report is July 29, 2018.
Sherman County, approximately 2.5 miles northeast of Wasco.
PDF Map | Online Map​
Applicant/Certificate holder: Portland General Electric
ODOE contact: Duane Kilsdonk
Applicant/Certificate holder contact: Arya Behbehani
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Project Timeline

  
Description
  
Preliminary Application Received
10/11/2005
Complete Application Received
03/20/2006
06/30/2006
06/30/2006
08/22/2006
11/03/2006
11/03/2006
12/22/2006
05/10/2007
05/25/2007
06/04/2007
06/27/2007
07/21/2008
07/21/2008
08/08/2008
10/31/2008
10/31/2008
03/21/2009
01/12/2017
05/24/2018
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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