Facilities

Shepherds Flat South is a wind energy facility with 116 turbines and a peak generating capacity of 290 megawatts, located within a site boundary of approximately 15,928 acres.
Operating. On January 24, 2020, the Council approved a second amended site certificate, authorizing the certificate holder to lower the minimum aboveground wind turbine blade tip clearance for the existing wind turbines from 25 to 21.5 meters, and install longer turbine blades on the existing towers, known as wind turbine repowering.

Gilliam and Morrow counties, south of Interstate 84 and east of Arlington. PDF Map | Online Map
Applicant/Certificate holder: Horseshoe Bend Wind, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Caithness Energy, LLC, a subsidiary of Caithness Equities Corporation.
ODOE contact: Chase McVeigh-Walker
Applicant/Certificate holder contact: Vandana Gupta
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Project Timeline

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Additional Documents
  
Preliminary Application Received
02/01/2007
Complete Application (Large files)
11/15/2007
07/25/2008
07/25/2008
09/11/2009
09/11/2009
11/04/2009
03/12/2010
03/12/2010
12/09/2011
12/09/2011
12/26/2019
01/24/2020
01/29/2020
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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