Under Review/Approved: The facility has not yet been built. Construction must begin by May 24, 2020 and must be completed by May 24, 2023.
On July 1, 2019, the Department received a complete Request for Amendment 4 (RFA4) of the Wheatridge Wind Energy Facility site certificate. RFA4 seeks approval to amend the site boundary from 13,097 to 14,624 acres; increase individual MW of previously approved but not yet constructed wind turbines from 2.5 to 2.8 MW; and
construct and operate the following: a 150 MW photovoltaic solar energy system;
41 distributed energy storage system sites; and, expansion of a previously
approved substation site from 5 to 10 acres. Type A review will be maintained
On July 25, 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.Public Hearing
August 22, 2019
Port of Morrow - Riverfront Room
2 Marine Drive NE
Boardman, Oregon 97818
Written comments on the amendment request and the Draft Proposed Order must be received by the Oregon Department of Energy (ODOE) by 5 p.m. (PDT) on Monday September 9, 2019, and must be submitted in writing by mail, email, hand-delivery or fax per below:
Sarah Esterson, Senior Siting Analyst
Oregon Department of Energy
550 Capitol Street NE, 1st Floor
Salem, OR 97301
Written or oral comments may be provided at the public hearing.