The Oregon Department of Energy had as of Jan. 3 not posted to its website yet a full application for approval from the Boardman Solar Energy LLC affiliate of Invenergy LLC on a 75-MW solar project.
In August 2016, Boardman Solar Energy had asked for and was granted by the department an expedited review process for this future application. The company said a the time that the application was due to be filed in October or November of 2016.
The applicant proposes to construct and operate a solar photovoltaic facility with a peak generating capacity of 75 MW that would be located on approximately 600 acres of land that is currently zoned for farm use in Morrow County. The facility would also have a 2.4-mile, 115-kV gen-tie line as a related and supporting facility that would be located in Gilliam County and would connect the facility to the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) transmission grid.
Boardman Solar Energy is a subsidiary of Invenergy LLC.