Our proposed 350 MW Nolin Hills Wind project is currently under development in Umatilla County, Oregon. The project is sited on approximately 45,000 acres located west of Pendleton, Oregon and under long-term lease from a single landowner party. The project features a wind profile differentiated from the typical Columbia River Gorge resource. In September 2017, Capital Power filed a Notice of Intent with Oregon’s Energy Facility Siting Council (EFSC) to apply for a Site Certificate. Such application to EFSC is anticipated in January 2020. Interconnection for the project is being sought through Umatilla Electric Cooperative and Bonneville Power Administration. Based on current project schedule, construction could begin in 2021.
Consultation and Engagement
We value and consider local community interests and priorities. We engage government, employees, local communities, investors, shareholders, and Indigenous communities. Our goal for every project, every facility and every initiative, internal and external, is to build, operate, and align with the interests and priorities of those closest to, and most impacted by, our operations.
- Quality wind resource differentiated from typical Gorge profile
- Single, influential landowning party
- Interconnection well advanced
- Main transformer ordered to qualify for Production Tax Credit
100% land control of approx. 45,000 acre site under long-term lease.
Project will require an Oregon Energy Facility Siting Council (EFSC) Site Certificate (Notice of Intent filed September 2017; application for Site Certificate anticipated January 2020).
To be determined.
Long-term site-specific data collected by five met towers plus Triton SODAR unit (installed beginning 2010).
System Impact Study complete, Facilities Study near completion for interconnection at 230kV to Umatilla Electric Cooperative and delivery to BPA’s McNary Substation.
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