The Echo Solar Project is a proposed 1,250-megawatt solar photovoltaic power generation facility. In addition to the proposed solar photovoltaic arrays, the facility would include 7,500 megawatt hours of distributed battery storage capacity, an interconnection substation, seven collector substations, an operations and maintenance building, and other structures including roads, perimeter fencing and gates. If approved, the facility would be located on approximately 10,900 (17 sq. miles) acres of private land zoned for Exclusive Farm Use in Morrow County, Oregon.
Proposed. The Department received a Notice of Intent to apply for a Site Certificate on May 10, 2022.
On September 27, 2022, following review of the Notice of Intent and comments received from reviewing agencies, tribal governments, and the public in response to the Notice of Intent, the Department issued a Project Order establishing the requirements for the site certificate application.
The Applicant intends to submit its preliminary application for site certificate in early 2023.
County, approximately 15 miles northeast of Lexington, Oregon. PDF Map | Online Map
Echo Solar, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Pine Gate Renewables, LLC.|
|Applicant/Certificate holder contact:
Joe Torkelson |