Montague Wind Power Facility is approved to be wind energy facility with up to 262 wind turbines and would generate approximately 404 megawatts, located within a site boundary of approximately 33,717 acres.
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Under Review/Approved: The facility has not been built. Construction of the facility began before the September 14, 2017 deadline and must be completed by September 14, 2020.
March 14, 2019, the Department received a second Amendment Determination
Request (ADR2) from Montague, requesting the ability to utilize a temporary
crane path outside of the Phase 1 site boundary. Montague then submitted a
revised ADR request on April 25, 2019. As proposed, 4.4 miles out of the 5.1
mile long proposed route are located outside of the approved site boundary, but
will predominantly be confined to Category 6 dryland wheat farmland. In accordance with OAR 345-027-0057, the Department
evaluated the ADR2 and made a written determination that the proposed changes
would not require a site certificate amendment.
January 9, 2018, the Department received preliminary Request for Amendment 4
(pAMD4) of the Montague Wind Power Facility Site Certificate. In accordance
with the requirements for Type A review, The Department determined that the
pRFA was incomplete, and that additional information was necessary in order for
the Department to complete its evaluation of the pRFA and prepare the draft
proposed order. On December 24, 2018, the
Department received a revised pRFA, which incorporates information request
responses and amends the turbine model option proposed in Design Scenario B. On
January 15, 2019, the Department determined that the Request for Amendment No.
4 was complete. On April 5, 2019, the Department issued its Draft Proposed Order on Request for Amendment 4 and its Notice of Draft Proposed Order. The Department will hold a public hearing on the Draft Proposed Order on Amendment 4 as described below. On April 8, 2019, the Department
reposted the Draft Proposed Order on Amendment 4, administratively correcting
Attachment E, and rearranging Attachments G and H to their appropriate
The complete RFA4 requests Council’s approval for the following primary components: expansion of
the site boundary to encompass an additional 13,339 acres; wind turbine
relocation and turbine model option modifications; the addition of both a solar
array and battery storage system to the proposed expanded site boundary, and
construction deadline extensions.
May 16, 2019
Oregon Department of Energy550 Capitol Street NE, 1st FloorSalem, OR 97301Email: Montague.AMD4@Oregon.gov
Written comments on RFA4 and the Draft Proposed Order must be received by the Oregon Department of Energy (ODOE) by the close of the May 16, 2019 public hearing, and must be submitted in writing by mail, email, hand-delivery or fax per below:
Chase McVeigh-Walker, Siting Analyst
Written or oral comments may be provided at the public hearing. The EFSC will not accept comments on RFA4 or the Draft Proposed Order after the close of the record of the Draft Proposed Order public hearing.
Montague Wind Power Facility, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Avangrid Renewables, LLC, the U.S. division of parent company Iberdrola, S.A.|
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