Facilities

The Summit Ridge Wind Farm is an approved wind energy generation facility that would consist of up to 72 wind turbines with a peak generating capacity of 194.4 megawatts, located within a site boundary of approximately 11,000 acres.
Approved/Under Construction: Phase 1 of construction commenced on August 6, 2020, including modifications to an access road. Construction of the remaining facility components must be completed by August 19, 2023.

On August 21, 2020, the Department received a notice of transfer from the existing certificate holder owner, Pattern Renewables 2 LP, notifying the Department of a transfer of certificate holder ownership from Pattern Renewables 2 LP to Aypa Power LLC. The Department received Request for Amendment 5 to Transfer Certificate Holder Ownership (Request for Transfer) on September 14, 2020. On September 30, the Department issued Public Notice of the Request for Transfer initiating a public comment period extending through November 20, 2020 and of a transfer hearing, to be held at 8:30 a.m. at the November 20, 2020 Council meeting, to be held remotely with opportunities for participation via telephone and WebEx. For additional details on participating in the transfer hearing, please access the Council meeting webpage at https://www.oregon.gov/energy/facilities-safety/facilities/Pages/Council-Meetings.aspx for log-in and call-in details, or access the project webpage on or before November 20, 2020.​

PLEASE NOTE: Remote Transfer Hearing date and time has changed and will occur at 4:45 p.m. on November 19, 2020 during the regularly scheduled Council meeting.

For additional details on participating in the transfer hearing, please access the Council meeting webpage at https://www.oregon.gov/energy/facilities-safety/facilities/Pages/Council-Meetings.aspx for log-in and call-in details, or access the project webpage on or before November 19, 2020.


Wasco County, approximately 17 miles southeast of The Dalles and eight miles east of Dufur. PDF Map | Online Map

Applicant/Certificate holder: Summit Ridge Wind, LLC a wholly owned subsidiary of Pattern Renewables 2 LP (Pattern Development), a subsidiary of Pattern Energy Group 2 LP (Pattern Energy or PEG2LP), the sole limited partner of Pattern Development.
ODOE contact: Duane Kilsdonk
Applicant/Certificate holder contact: Kevin Wetzel
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Project Amendment(s)

  
Description
  
09/14/2020
09/30/2020
Comment Deadline and Date of Transfer Hearing

​4:45 p.m. 

*Note that the date of the transfer hearing has been changed from November 20 to November 19, 2020.



11/19/2020

Project Timeline

  
Additional Documents
  
Preliminary Application Received
09/29/2009
Complete Application (Large files)
08/25/2010
08/19/2011
08/19/2011
08/15/2014
08/07/2015
08/07/2015
02/11/2016
11/04/2016
11/04/2016
12/15/2017
01/08/2018
01/16/2019
08/23/2019

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09/18/2019
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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