Under Review/Approved: The facility has not
yet been built. Construction must begin by June 18, 2020.
6, 2018, the Department received a complete Request for Amendment 5 (RFA5) for
the Golden Hills Wind Project site certificate (provided in link below). RFA5
requests approval for construction and operation of a differing turbine model
option that would increase turbine hub height, maximum blade tip height, and
reduce minimum blade tip clearance; RFA5 also requests to amend Condition
PRE-DC-01 based on differing turbine model option specifications and to
eliminate a restriction on combined weight of turbine metal.
The Department issued a Draft Proposed Order on Request for Amendment 5
on July 13, 2018 and conducted a public hearing on August 23, 2018 at Boardman
City Hall in Boardman, Oregon. On September 12, 2018, the Department issued a
Proposed Order on Request for Amendment 5, Notice of Proposed Order (notice),
and Notice of an Opportunity to Request a Contested Case. Petitions requesting
a contested case proceeding on the proposed order must be received by the
Department by 5 p.m. on October 12, 2018, as further described in the notice