Bakeoven Solar Project is an approved solar photovoltaic energy generation facility, occupying or using up to 2,717 acres, with a nominal generating capacity of approximately 303 megawatts alternating current (MWac). Other components include a 100 MW battery storage system, collector substation, operations and maintenance building, and an approximately 11-mile, 230 kilovolt transmission line. The facility site boundary includes approximately 10,615 acres.

Approved. The Council approved the Final Order on the Application for Site Certificate (ASC) and issued a site certificate for the Bakeoven Solar Project at its April 24, 2020 Council meeting. The certificate holder must commence facility construction on or before April 24, 2023; and, complete facility construction on or before April 24, 2026.​

Location: Wasco County. PDF Map​ | Online Map​

Applicant/Certificate holder: Bakeoven Solar, LLC
ODOE contact: Sarah Esterson
Applicant/Certificate holder contact: Matthew Hutchinson

Project Timeline

Additional Documents
Notice of Intent
Preliminary Application for Site Certificate

Complete Application for Site Certificate
​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