Facilities

​​​​​Energy Facility Siting Council meetings are open to the public. People who want to participate may address the council during the agenda item Public Comment an​d other designated agenda items. Please click on upcoming meeting materials for more information.
 
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March 13, 2020​ / The Dalles

  Meet​ing Audio​​

Item B: Bakeoven Solar Project Council Review of DPO and Public Comments (Information Item)

Item D: Council Review of Boardman Coal Monitoring Program (Action Item)

Item F: Annual Work Plan (Information Item)

Item H: Wheatridge Wind Energy Facility, Council Review of Site Certificate Condition Exception Request for Laurent's Milkvetch (Action Item)

Item I: Rulemaking to Clarify Standard for Contested Case Requests for Type A Amendments (Action Item)

January 23-24, 2020​ / Hood River

Meeting Minutes

  Meet​ing Audio​​
​Item B: Pre-Approved Financial Institutions​ – Council Decision (Action Item)
​Item C.1 & C.2: Boardman to Hemingway Transmission Line, Council Review of Draft Proposed Order and Public Comments (Information Item)​
​Item D: Permanent Amendment Rulemaking– Council Review of Public Comments (Action Item)
​Item F: Shepherds Flat South, Request for Amendment 2, Turbine Repower Amendment (Action Item)
​Item G: Shepherds Flat Central, Request for Amendment 3, Turbine Repower Amendment (Action Item)
​Item H: Council Review of Requests for Reconsideration and Rehearing, Summit Ridge Wind Farm Site Certificate Amendment #4 (Possible Action Item)
December 19-20, 2019 / Pendleton

Meeting Minutes

   Meet​ing Audio​​​
​Item A.1: Boardman to Hemingway Transmission Line
  • Draft November Meeting Minutes
​Item C: Shepherds Flat North Request for Amendment 2
Item D: Permanent Amendment Rulemaking
Item A.2: Boardman to Hemingway Transmission Line
PowerPoint P​resentation​
November 21-22, 2019 / The Dalles 

Meeting Minutes

   Meeting Audio​​
​​Item B: 2020 Meeting Dates
Item C: Financial Assurance Forms and Institutions
Item D: Rulemaking Public Hearing – Site Certificate Amendment Process
Item I: Port Westward Generating Project - Review of the Proposed Order on Request for Amendment 11 of the Site Certificate
Item J: Wheatridge Wind Energy Facility - Council Decision on Requests for Contested Case and Review of
the Proposed Order on Request for Amendment 4 of the Site Certificate

Item K: Perennial Wind Chaser Station - Council Decision on Requests for Contested Case and the Review
of the Proposed Order on Request for Amendment 1 of the Site Certificate

Item L: 2020-2022 EFSC Rulemaking Project Schedule
Item M: Blue Marmot Solar Energy Facility - Notice of Intent Extension Request
PowerPoint Presentation​
October 25, 2019 ​/ Salem

Meeting Minutes

  Meeting Audio​
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​Item B: Shepherds Flat Central Request for Amendment 2
Item C: Rulemaking Consideration of Proposed Amendment Rules 
September 26-27, 2019​ / Clatskanie

Meeting Minutes​

 Meeting Audio​


​Item B: Hearing Officer Appointment for Obsidian Solar Center
Item C: Hearing Officer Appointment for Bakeoven Solar Project
Item D: Consultant Appointment for Bakeoven Solar Project
Items E,F,N: Port Westward Generating Project, Draft Proposed Order on Amendment 11 of the Site Certificate
Item G: Boardman to Hemingway Deadline Extension Request
Item I: 2019 Housekeeping Rulemaking
Item J: Wheatridge Wind Energy Facility Council Review of the DPO and Public Comments on Amendment 4 of the Site Certificate
Item L: Perennial Wind Chaser Council Review of the DPO and Public Comments on Amendment 1 of the Site Certificate
Item M: Compliance Program Update
​August 22-23, 2019 / Boardman

Meeting Minutes​

Meeting Audio​
August 22, 2019

Meeting Audio
August 23, 2019
​Items A & D: Wheatridge Wind Energy Facility, Draft Proposed Order on Request for Amendment 4 of the Site Certificate (Information Item)/(Hearing)
Items B, E, & I: Perennial Wind Chaser Station, Draft Proposed Order on Request for Amendment 1 of the Site Certificate (Information Item)
Item C: Site Certificate Amendment Process Rulemaking (Action)
Item G: The Climate Trust Audit Update (Information Item)
Item H & N: Rulemaking Hearing: 2019 Housekeeping Rulemaking Project (Hearing)
Item K: Nolin Hills Wind Power Project, Request for Extension of Notice of Intent Timeline (Action Item)
Item L: Montague Wind Power Facility, Council Decision on Requests for Contested Case; and the Proposed Order on Request for Amendment 4 of the Site Certificate (Action Items)
Item M: Summit Ridge Wind Farm, Council Decision on Requests for Contested Case; and the Amended Proposed Order on Request for Amendment 4 of the Site Certificate (Action Items)

June 18-20, 2019,   June 26-27, 2019 / Various Counties

Meeting Minutes


 

Webinar Link for June 18-20, 2019

Webinar Link for June 26-27, 2019

Secretary Report: Public Comment Period on Wildlife Monitoring Reports through July 29, 2019 – see staff reports below

​Item A: Boardman to Hemingway Transmission Line Public Hearing on the Draft Proposed Order and Request for Comments (Hearing)

Item C: Montague Wind Power Facility, Council Review of Draft Proposed Order  on Request for Amendment 4 of the Site Certificate

PowerPoint Presentation

May 16-17, 2019 / Condon /

Meeting Minutes

Meeting Audio

May 16, 2019

Meeting Audio

May 17, 2019

Webinar Link​

​Item B: Special Advisory Group Appointment

Item C: Boardman to Hemingway, Hearing Officer Appointment

Item E: Montague Wind Power Facility, Draft Proposed Order on Request for Amendment 4 of the Site Certificate

Item G: Stateline Wind Project, Request for Amendment 5 of the Site Certificate

Item I: Summit Ridge Wind Farm, Council Decision on Contested Case and the Proposed Order on Request for Amendment 4 of the Site Certificate

Item J: 2019 Administrative Housekeeping Rulemaking

PowerPoint Presentation

​March 22, 2019 / Salem / Meeting Minutes

Meeting Audio

Webinar Link

​Item B: Montague Wind Power Facility, Construction Update and Results of Wildlife Surveys

Item D: The Climate Trust Presentation

Item F: Summit Ridge Wind Farm, Continuation of Council Review of the Draft Proposed Order on Request for Amendment 4 of the Site Certificate

PowerPoint Presentation

February 22, 2019 / The Dalles / Meeting Minutes

 Meeting Audio

Meeting Audio Part 2

Webinar Link

​Item B: Stateline Wind Project, Request for Amendment 5, Certificate Holder Referral to Council of Department's Type A Amendment Review Process Determination
​Item D: Summit Ridge Wind Farm, Request for Amendment 4 of the Site Certificate 
​Item F: The Climate Trust
​Item G: Type A/B Amendment Determination Notice

​​PowerPoint Presentation

December 14, 2018 / The Dalles / Meeting Minutes

Meeting Audio

Webinar Link

​Item B: Wheatridge Wind Energy Facility, Request for Amendment 2 of the Site Certificate

Item D: Carty Generating Station, Request for Amendment 1 of the Site Certificate

PowerPoint Presentation​

November 16, 2018 / Boardman / Meeting Minutes

Meeting Audio
 
 
 

​Item B: Wheatridge Wind Energy Facility, Request for Amendment 3 of the Site Certificate

Item D: Confederated Tribes of Umatilla Indian Reservation Presentation

Item E: Special Advisory Group Appointment

PowerPoint Presentation

October 25-26, 2018 / Boardman / Meeting Minutes

Meeting Audio 

October 25, 2018

Meeting Audio​​ 

October 26, 2018


 


Webinar Link
October 26, 2018​

 

​Item B: Golden Hills Wind Project, Request for Amendment 5 of the Site Certificate

Item D: Proposed 2019 Meeting Dates

Item E: The Climate Trust Audit Update

Item G: Boardman to Hemingway Transmission Line Project Update

Item H: Project Updates

Item I: Wheatridge Wind Energy Facility, Draft Proposed Order on Request for Amendment 2

Item J: Biennial Update to Schedule of Fees

Item K: Annual Financial Assurance Update

Item L: Council-Ratified Emergency Order Approving Department Use of Consultants

 PowerPoint Presentation

​August 23-24, 2018 / Boardman / Meeting Minutes

 Meeting Audio 
August 23, 2018
 Meeting Audio​ 
August 24, 2018

Webinar Links
August 23, 2018
August 24, 2018​
​Item C: Golden Hills Wind Project, Draft Proposed Order on Request for Amendment 5
Item D: Contested Case Thresholds
Item E: Compliance Update
Item F: Siting Operations Update; 2018/2019 Work Plan
PowerPoint Presentation​ 
​June 29, 2018 / Salem / Meeting Minutes

Meeting Audio

Please listen to the Webinar for Agenda Item J

Webinar Links
Part 1 of 2
Part 2 of 2

​Item B: Rulemaking: Phase 2 Updates to Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Standards - Rulemaking Hearing
Item C: Rulemaking: Compliance - Scoping and Appointment of a Rulemaking Advisory Committee
Item D: Rulemaking: Single Solar PV Facility - Scoping and Appointment of a Rulemaking Advisory Committee
Item F: Wheatridge Wind Energy Facility, Request for Amendment 2 - Certificate Holder Referral to Council of Department's Type A Amendment Review Process Determination
Item G: The Climate Trust Appointment
Item H: Financial Assurance: Pre-approved Institutions
Item I: Golden Hills Wind Project, Request for Amendment 5 - Certificate Holder Referral to Council of Department's Type A Amendment Review Process Determination
 
The Department has posted 2017 data (reported in 2018) of annual monitoring results for the facilities listed below to their respective project pages located here​.
  • Biglow Canyon Wind Farm
  • Klondike III Wind Project
  • Stateline Wind Project
  • Leaning Juniper IIA Wind Power Facility
  • Leaning Juniper IIB Wind Power Facility
​April 27, 2018 / The Dalles / Meeting Minutes

  Me​eting Audio
​​Item B: Eugene to Medford Transmission Line, Amendment Request Consultant Appointment
Item C: Golden Hills Wind Project, Informational Hearing on Transfer Request
Item D: Golden Hills Wind Project, Proposed Order on Request for Amendment 4 and Request to Transfer
Item F: The Climate Trust Update
Item H: Boardman to Hemingway Transmission Line, Project Update
Item I: Rulemaking: Carbon Dioxide, Phase II
Item J: The Climate Trust Board, Appointments
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Resources
2020 EFSC Meeting Dates*​
​April 24, 2020 (via webinar)
May 21-22, 2020 (TBD)
June 25-26,​ 2020 (TBD)
* Subject to change
 
 
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