Montague Wind Power Facility is approved to be wind energy facility with up to 262 wind turbines and a maximum capacity of 404 megawatts, located within a site boundary of approximately 33,691 acres.
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.
On January 9, 2018, the Department received
preliminary Request for Amendment 4 (pAMD4) of the Montague Wind Power Facility
Site Certificate (provided in link below). The Department is currently performing
a completeness review of the pRFA, in accordance with the requirements for Type
A review. Following the Department’s completeness determination, a complete
version of AMD4 will be posted to the website. A public comment period will be
initiated following the issuance of the Department's Draft Proposed Order (date
The pAMD4 requests Council approval for the following
primary components: expansion of the site boundary to encompass approximately 13,365
acres; wind turbine relocation; and the addition of both a solar array and
battery storage system to the proposed expanded site boundary.
On October 30, 2018, the Department received an Amendment Determination Request (ADR) seeking to add 25.8 acres to the approved (Phase 1) site boundary to allow for the construction of more direct collector line paths than previously approved, and to modify an access road alignment to better accommodate farming practices. In accordance with OAR 345-027-0057, the Department evaluated the ADR and made a written determination that the proposed changes would not require a site certificate amendment.
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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