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Boardman Solar Energy Facility is an approved solar photovoltaic energy generation facility with a peak generating capacity of 75 megawatts, located within a site boundary of approximately 798 acres (1.25 sq. miles) of land zoned exclusive farm use.
Approved. The facility has not yet been built. On September 24, 2021, the Council approved the Final Order on Request for Amendment 1 (RFA1) and issued an amended site certificate for the Boardman Solar Energy Facility. The Final Order authorizes a three year extension to both the construction commencement and completion deadlines. Construction must begin by February 23, 2024.

The solar energy generation components of the facility will be located in Morrow County. The 115-kV transmission line that will connect the energy facility to the grid will be located within Gilliam County​​​. PDF Map | Online Map

Applicant/Certificate holder: Boardman Solar Energy LLC, a subsidiary of Invenergy LLC
ODOE contact: Duane Kilsdonk
Applicant/Certificate holder contact: Zach Lea

Project Timeline

Additional Documents
Complete Application
​Contact the Facility Siting Team:

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