Montague Solar Facility is an approved solar photovoltaic energy generation facility with a peak generating capacity of 162 MW that would use or occupy up to 1,189 acres of Exclusive Farm Use zoned land in Gilliam County.
Approved/Under Construction. Construction of the facility commenced in March 2021, including 162 MW of solar facility components, to be located on 1,189 acres.
On May 27, 2021, the certificate holder submitted an Amendment Determination Request (ADR) seeking a written determination from the Department on whether an amendment of the site certificate was required based on changes in the incentives exercised to demonstrate that the solar facility would result in a local economic benefit. Upon completion of review, the Department will issue a written determination, which will be posted to the webpage below, and will also be announced at the next regularly-scheduled Council meeting.
Montague Solar, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Avangrid Renewables, LLC, the U.S. division of parent company Iberdrola, S.A.|
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On September 25, 2020, the Energy Facility Siting Council approved Request for Amendment 5 of the Montague Wind Power Facility site certificate, which authorized allocation of previously approved facility components into an amended and two original site certificates for Montague Wind Power Facility, Montague Solar Facility and Oregon Trail Solar Facility, respectively. The documentation for the original project can be found on the Montague Wind Power Facility webpage.