Wheatridge Renewable Energy Facility I (WREF I) is a 100 megawatt (MW) wind energy generation facility with 40 wind turbines and related or supporting facilities, within a 3,100 acre site boundary.
Under Review/Construction: Construction of the facility commenced on January 15, 2020; commercial operation is anticipated in October 2020. On June 10, 2020, the Department received a Request for Amendment to Transfer the WREFI site certificate from the current certificate holder, Wheatridge Wind Energy, LLC, to a new certificate holder, Portland General Electric. On June 15, 2020, the Department issued Public Notice of a comment period, from June 15 to August 21, 2020 and transfer hearing on August 21, 2020 .
The transfer hearing has been scheduled for August 21, 2020, 8:45 AM
. The transfer hearing will
occur as part of the Council's regularly scheduled virtual August 21, 2020 EFSC
meeting (remote and conference call-in participation options). The record will also
close at the end of the transfer hearing for any written comments; Council will
review the transfer request and any comments received in writing or at the
transfer hearing immediately after the close of the transfer hearing.
Date: August 21, 2020
Time: 8:45 AM
Location: Energy Facility Siting Council Meeting, to be held online via Webex and phone. More details
I will be located approximately 7 miles northeast of Heppner in Morrow County. PDF Map I Online Map
WREF I will located approximately 7 miles northeast of Heppner in Morrow County. |
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Please note that on May 22,
2020, the Energy Facility Siting Council approved Request for Amendment 5 of
the Wheatridge Wind Energy Facility site certificate, which split the previously
approved site certificate into two site certificates for facilities named:
Wheatridge Renewable Energy Facility I and Wheatridge Renewable Energy Facility
II. Documents posted on this website include initial documents associated with
the Wheatridge Wind Energy Facility.