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The Madras Solar Energy Facility is a proposed solar photovoltaic energy generation facility with a nominal generating capacity of 63 megawatts and (potentially) an integrated 63 MW battery storage system, located within a site boundary of approximately 284 acres. Other proposed components include an electrical collection system, 34.5-kV to 230-kV step-up transformers, a substation, operations and maintenance enclosure, point of interconnection switching station, and (potentially) an integrated battery storage system.

Approved. The deadline for the Certificate Holder (Madras PV1, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ecoplexus Inc.) to commence construction is June 25, 2024. The certificate holder must complete construction of the facility within 18-months of the construction commencement date.

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Applicant/Certificate holder: Madras PV1, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ecoplexus Inc.
ODOE contact: Duane Kilsdonk
Applicant/Certificate holder contact: Paul Szewczykowski

Project Timeline

Additional Documents
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