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Hidden Hills Solar Electric Generating System Licensing Case
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Docket Number: 11-AFC-02

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Commission's Documents

Report of Conversations

 

Energy Commission Staff Letter to Kurt W. Russo of the Native American Land Conservancy. Dated and

Energy Commission Staff Email in Response to the Applicant's Notice of Suspension. Dated and

California Energy Commission Staff Corrected Conditions of Certification. Dated and

California Energy Commission Staff's Exhibit 334 - Noise 6 and Noise 9. Dated April 3, 2013.

California Energy Commission Staff's Opposition to applicant's Motion to Supplement the Evidentiary Record. Posted: March 29, 2013. (PDF, 11 page, 221 kb)

Hearing Advisor Paul Kramer's Email re Change in the Process for Obtaining the Current Proof of Service List. Posted: March 25, 2013. (PDF, 1 page, 20 kb)

California Energy Commission Staff Cultural Resources Final Staff Assessment Section Delineation.

Hearing Advisor Ken Celli's Email regarding Hidden Hills SEGS Briefing Questions.

Transcript of the March 19, 2013, Evidentiary Hearing.

Transcript of the March 18, 2013, Evidentiary Hearing.

Transcript of the March 15, 2013, Evidentiary Hearing.

Transcript of the March 14, 2013, Evidentiary Hearing.

Transcript of the March 13, 2013, Evidentiary Hearing.

Transcript of the March 12, 2013, Evidentiary Hearing.

Staff's Exhibit 329, Presentation of Summary of Conclusions - Biological Resources.

Staff's Exhibit 330, Typical Flux Concentration Increase.

CEC Staff's Information Email Exchange per Committee Hearing Order, Addition of Soils and Surface Water to Resolved Topics List, along with Edward Brady's Declaration.

Transcript of the February 26, 2013, Prehearing Conference.

Report of Conversation with Inyo County regarding Fiscal Impact Analysis.

Evidentiary Hearing Order.

California Energy Commission Staff's Exhibit List 300-325. Posted March 1, 2013. (PDF file, 5 pages, 565 kb)

California Energy Commission Staff's Supplemental Filing. Posted February 28, 2013. (PDF file, 35 pages, 1.6 megabytes)

Transcript of the February 25, 2013, Committee Meeting. Posted February 27, 2013. (PDF file, 12 pages, 27 kb)

California Energy Commission Staff's Exhibit List, Exhibits Numbers 300 - 324. Posted February 25, 2013. (PDF file, 7 pages, 90 kb)

Energy Commission Staff Motion to Correct Exhibit Numbers and Submit Additional Exhibits 304 - 324.
Posted February 25, 2013. (PDF file, 105 pages, 3.9 megabytes)
Includes Exhibits 304 - 322

California Energy Commission Staff's Comments on Old Spanish Trail Association Motion for Subpoena Duces Tecum. Posted February 20, 2013. (PDF file, 5 pages, 188 kb)

Assistant Chief Counsel Jeffery Ogata's Response to Questions from Intervenor Cindy R. MacDonald. Posted February 19, 2013. (PDF file, 2 pages, 71 kb)

Commission Staff Pre-Hearing Conference Statement and Statement of Unresolved Issues. Posted February 19, 2013. (PDF file, 22 pages, 218 kb)

Commission Staff Rebuttal Testimony Posted February 15, 2013. (PDF file, 19 pages, 164 kb)

Commission Staff Rebuttal Testimony Posted February 12, 2013. (PDF file, 117 pages, 2 MB)

Energy Commission Staff Motion to (1) Withdraw Motions for Subpoena Duces Tecum, Extension of Time for Rebuttal Testimony or to Strike Testimony and (2) Modify Order Re Evidentiary Hearings. Posted February 6, 2013. (PDF file, 9 pages, 163 kb)

Staff's Motion for Subpoena Duces Tecum and Motion for Extension of Time for Rebuttal Testimony or in the Alternative Motion to Strike Testimony. Posted February 4, 2013. (PDF file, 5 pages, 128 kb)

Letter to the Agency Distribution list Regarding the Final Staff Assessment. Posted December 24, 2012. (PDF file, 4 pages, 233 kb)

Letter to the Librarian Regarding the Handling of the Final Staff Assessment. Posted December 24, 2012. (PDF file, 5 pages, 279 kb)

Final Staff Assessment - Posted December 21, 2012.
Separated by Chapter for easier download.

Final Staff Assessment. (PDF file, 2181 pages, 66.7 megabytes) Please note that this is a very large file. Right-click the link to download to your computer, then open in Acrobat Reader.

Transcript of the November 15, 2012, Status Conference. Posted December 4, 2012. (PDF file, 46 pages, 67 kb)

Staff's Data Requests, Set 3 (199-208). Dated October 26, 2013. Posted October 31, 2012. (PDF file, 7 pages, 270 kb)

Update to Staff's Status Report #6. Dated October 3, 2013. Posted October 5, 2012. (PDF file, 5 pages, 58 kb)

Staff's Status Report #6. Posted October 2, 2012. (PDF file, 6 pages, 164 kb)

Staff Response to "Motion in Limine". Posted September 25, 2012. (PDF file, 21 pages, 100 kb)

WebEx Recording, Documents and Presentations of August 28, 2012 Joint Workshop. Updated September 5, 2012. Posted August 29, 2012.

Transcript of August 16, 2012, Status Conference. Posted August 23, 2012. (PDF file, 67 pages, 94 kb)

Hidden Hills Solar Energy Generating Systems Ethnographic Report. Re-Posted August 17, 2012. (PDF file, 129 pages, 6.9 MB)

Response to Old Spanish Trail Association Application for Confidential Designation: Cultural Resources for Hidden Hills. Posted August 13, 2012. (PDF file, 2 pages, 90 kb)

Transcript of July 9, 2012, Status Conference. Posted July 18, 2012. (PDF file, 96 pages, 133 kb)

Schedule Regarding the New, Extended PSA/SSA Combined Comment Period along with email communication responses. Dated June 26, 2012. Posted June 26, 2012. (PDF file, 11 pages, 188 kb)

Request for Agency's Comments on the Supplemental Staff Assessment. Dated June 21, 2012. Posted June 22, 2012. (PDF file, 3 pages, 139 kb)

Staff Email Regarding PSA/SSA Workshop Agendas, and Extension of PSA/SSA Comment Period. Dated June 21, 2012. Posted June 22, 2012. (PDF file, 2 pages, 33 kb)

Letter to the Librarian Regarding the Handling of the Supplemental Staff Assessment. Posted June 21, 2012. (PDF file, 11 pages, 291 kb)

Transcript of June 4, 2012 Status Conference. Posted June 15, 2012. (PDF file, 50 pages, 139 kb)

Supplemental Staff Assessment and Schedule Update. Posted June 15, 2012. (PDF file, 111 pages, 3.3 mb)

Staff's Socioeconomic and Fiscal Impact Study. Dated May 30, 2012. Posted June 4, 2012. (PDF file, 34 pages, 193 kb)

Staff's Status Report #5. Dated May 15, 2012. Posted June 4, 2012. (PDF file, 5 pages, 57 kb)

Preliminary Staff Assessment. Posted May 25, 2012. (PDF file, 1159 pages, 48.5 mb).
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Transcript of the May 1, 2012, Status Conference. Posted May 7, 2012. (PDF file, 61 pages, 238 kb)

Staff's Data Requests Set 2F (#'s 189 - 198). Posted April 19, 2012. (PDF file, 6 pages, 61 kb)

Staff's Status Report #4. Dated April 16, 2012. Posted April 17, 2012. (PDF file, 7 pages, 229 kb)

Transcript of the April 3, 2012, Status Conference. Posted April 9, 2012. (PDF file, 139 pages, 332 kb)

Staff's Data Requests Set 2E (#'s 177 - 188). Posted April 6, 2012. (PDF file, 13 pages, 92 kb)

Staff's Status Report #3. Dated March 16, 2012. Posted March 18, 2012. (PDF file, 14 pages, 114 kb)

Staff's Data Requests Set 2D (#'s 156 - 176). Dated and posted February 9, 2012. (PDF file, 11 pages, 61 kb)

Transcript of the February 28, 2012, Status Conference. Posted March 5, 2012. (PDF file, 91 pages, 206 kb)

Staff's Status Report #2. Posted February 21, 2012. (PDF file, 10 pages, 74 kb)

Public Adviser's presentation at the Informational Hearing and Site Visit. Dated November 3, 2011. Posted February 14, 2012. (PDF file, 9 pages, 2.1 MB)

Staff's Data Requests Set 2C (#'s 147 - 155). Dated and posted February 3, 2012. (PDF file, 5 pages, 41 kb)

Staff's Data Requests Set 1D (#'s 109, 129, 130, 131, 132) Withdrawal. Dated and posted February 3, 2012. (PDF file, 4 pages, 57 kb)

Response Letter regarding Application for Confidential Designation: Paleontological Resources. Dated and posted February 1, 2012. (PDF file, 2 pages, 102 kb)

Transcript of the January 24, 2012, Status Conference. (PDF file, 130 pages, 301 kb)

Staff's Status Report No. 1. Posted January 18, 2012. (PDF file, 23 pages, 129 kb)

Data Requests, Set 2B (#'s 144-146). Posted January 18, 2012. (PDF file, 5 pages, 46 kb)

Data Requests, Set 2A (#136-143). Posted January 10, 2012. (PDF file, 14 pages, 90 kb)

Letter to Kern, Inyo, Mono Counties Building Trades Council, re: Construction and Operation Workforce for the Proposed Hidden Hills Project. Posted December 21, 2011. (PDF file, 6 pages, 500 kb)

Application for Confidential Designation Response Letter: Air Quality. Dated December 6, 2011. Posted December 13, 2011 (3 pages, 61 kb).

Data Requests, Set 1D (#97-135). Dated and posted December 6, 2011 (20 pages, 119 kb).

Letter from the California Energy Commission to the Applicant Regarding the Application for Confidential Designation. Posted November 30, 2011. (PDF, 2 pages, 33.3 kb)

Data Request Set 1C, (#77-96). Posted November 17, 2011. (PDF, 13 pages, 232 kb)

Transcript of the November 3, 2011, Informational Hearing. Posted November 16, 2011. (PDF, 141 pages, 238 kb)

Field Trip and Site Visit Photos - October 27, 2011 Field Trip and November 3, 2011 Site Visit. Posted November 10, 2011. (PDF, 25 pages, 2.6 megabytes)

Presentation by Mike Monasmith, at the November 3,2011 Informational Hearing. Posted November 9, 2011. (PDF, 20 pages, 238 kb)

Data Requests, Set 1B (#51-76). Posted November 4, 2011. (PDF, 16 pages, 237 kb)

Commission Staff's Issues Identification Report. Posted October 26, 2011. (PDF, 15 pages, 262 kb)

Staff's Data Requests Set 1A (#1-50). Posted October 17, 2011. (PDF, 19 pages, 74 kb)

Commission Staff's Letter to the Inyo County Sheriff's Department Regarding Potential Law Enforcement Needs - Dated September 30, 2011. Posted October 4, 2011. (PDF file, 5 pages, 629 kb)

Commission Staff's Letter to the Inyo County Fire District Regarding Potential Fire District Emergency Medical Response Needs - Dated September 30, 2011. Posted October 4, 2011. (PDF file, 5 pages, 579 kb)

Revised Data Adequacy Recommendation - Dated October 3, 2011. Posted October 4, 2011. (PDF file, 60 pages, 287 kb)

California Energy Commission Staff Data Adequacy Recommendation - Posted September 2, 2011. (PDF file, 112 pages, 500 kb)

Request for Agency Participation in the Review of Hidden Hills Solar Energy Project - Posted August 22, 2011. (PDF file, 3 pages, 46.1 kb)

Letter regarding an on-site visit to the project - Dated July 22, 2011 Posted August 25, 2011. (PDF file, 3 pages, 37 kb)




Applicant's Documents

Applicant's Notice of Suspension of Application for Certification.

Applicant and Staff's Revised Conditions.

Applicant's Motion to Supplement the Evidentiary Record.

Applicant's Exhibits Number 85 - 87 Admitted into Evidence During Hearings.

Applicant's Corrections to the Exhibit List.

Applicant's Corrections to the Topic and Witness List.

Applicant's Proposed Avian Condition.

Applicant's Data Response, Set 1B-6, Quarter 4.

Applicant's Data Response, Set 1C-5. Posted March 1, 2013. (PDF file, 37 pages, 758 kb)

Applicant's Exhibit List No. 1-82 - Posted March 1, 2013. (PDF file, 14 pages, 189 kb)

Applicant's Exhibit No. 82, Declaration and Resume of Christopher Moore - Posted March 1, 2013. (PDF file, 5 pages, 223 kb)

Applicant's Objection to the Old Spanish Trail Association's Motion - for Subpoena Duces Tecum and Motion for Extension of Time for Rebuttal Testimony or, in the Alternative, Motion to Strike Testimony. Posted February 21, 2013. (PDF file, 8 pages, 89 kb)

Applicant's Sur-Rebuttal Testimony. Dated and posted February 20, 2013. (PDF file, 9 pages, 45 kb)

Applicant's Pre-Hearing Conference Statement. Posted February 19, 2013. (PDF file, 80 pages, 537 kb)

Applicant's Comments on the Preliminary Staff Assessment, Set 1. Posted February 19, 2013. (PDF file, 23 pages, 809 kb)

Applicant's Data Response Set 2D-4. Posted February 19, 2013. (PDF file, 103 pages, 1.51 MB)

Applicant's Response to CEC Hearing Advisor Ken Celli re Inyo County's Petition to Intervene. Posted February 14, 2013. (PDF file, 2 pages, 14 kb)

Applicant's Rebuttal Testimony, Exhibits 72 to 80. Posted February 11, 2013. (PDF file, 103 pages, 2.3 mb)

Applicant's Exhibit List. Posted January 23, 2013. (PDF file, 13 pages, 582 kb)

Applicant's Opening Testimony Exhibit 71. Posted January 23, 2013. (PDF file, 1134 pages, 32.3 MB)

Repeated Application for Confidential Designation - Appendix A Queue Cluster A Phase II Report. Posted January 23, 2013. (PDF file, 1 pages, 70 kb)

Technical Memorandum - State Route 127/Baker Boulevard Intersection Analysis. Posted December 13, 2012. (PDF file, 5 pages, 1.01 MB)

Applicant's Response to Cindy MacDonald's Objection to Committee Order. Posted December 11, 2012. (PDF file, 8 pages, 141 kb)

Presentation by Dr. Sönke Johnsen, Ph.D, from the December 5, 2012 Joint Workshop. Posted December 5, 2012. (PDF file, 1.4 MB)

Applicant's Data Response Set 1B-8. Dated November 26, 2012. Posted November 27, 2012. (PDF file, 44 pages, 1.8 MB)

Applicant's Response to Data Requests Set 3. Dated November 26, 2012. Posted November 27, 2012. (PDF file, 2 pages, 1.4 MB)

Applicant's Notice of Objection to Data Requests Set 3. Dated November 15, 2012. Posted November 19, 2012. (PDF file, 9 pages, 83 kb)

Applicants Supplemental Avian Study Information. Dated November 1, 2012. Posted November 1, 2012. (PDF file, 125 pages, 2.1 MB)

Data Response, Set 1B-6, Quarter 3.. Dated October 25, 2012. Posted October 26, 2012. (PDF file, 20 pages, 677 kb)

Data Response Set 1C-4. Dated and posted October 22, 2012. (PDF file, 77 pages, 3.7 MB)

Data Response Set 2A-4. Dated October 5, 2012, posted October 10, 2012. (PDF file, 599 pages, 5 MB)

Supplemental Data Response Set 2D-5. Dated October 1, 2012, posted October 2, 2012. (PDF file, 30 pages, 2.1 MB)

Supplemental Data Response Set 2D-6. Dated and Posted October 2, 2012. (PDF file, 11 pages, 212 kb)

Updated Workforce Analysis. Dated and Posted October 2, 2012. (PDF file, 73 pages, 2.5 MB)

Applicant's Supplemental Data Response Set 4B. Dated and Posted September 10, 2012. (PDF file, 25 pages, 2.64 MB)

Applicant's Response to Requests for Additional Time. Dated and Posted September 7, 2012. (PDF file, 6 pages, 98 kb)

Applicant's Motion in Limine for a Committee Ruling to Ensure the Final Staff Assessment Conforms to Substantive Requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act. Posted September 6, 2012. (PDF file, 25 pages, 152 kb)

Applicant's Letter regarding SEDC Bird Observation Presented at the August 28, 2012, Joint Workshop. Posted September 5, 2012. (PDF file, 4 pages, 229 kb) Bird Observation Movie (WMV File, 18.4 mb).

Applicant's Request for Extension of Time for Publication of the Final Staff Assessment. Posted August 16, 2012. (PDF file, 5 pages, 129 kb)

Applicant's Supplemental Data Response Set 6. Posted August 3, 2012. (PDF file, 14 pages, 560 kb)

Applicant's Comments on the Preliminary Staff Assessment, Set 2. Posted June 25, 2012. (PDF file, 427 pages, 4.8 mb)

Applicant's Water Consultant PSA Workshop Presentation - Analysis of Groundwater Conditions. Posted June 15, 2012. (PDF file, 27 pages, 2 mb)

Applicant's Status Report #5, Dated May 15, 2012. Posted June 4, 2012. (PDF file, 5 pages, 147 kb)

Applicant's Data Response, Set 1B-7. Posted May 30, 2012. (PDF file, 55 pages, 1.4 mb)

Applicant's Data Response, Set 1D-7. Posted May 18, 2012. (PDF file, 67 pages, 5.2 mb)

Applicant's Supplemental Data Response, Set 4. Posted May 15, 2012. (PDF file, 23 pages, 2.5 mb)

Applicant's Data Response, Set 1D-6. Posted May 9, 2012. (PDF file, 11 pages, 317 kb)

Applicant's Data Response, Set 1C-3. Posted May 9, 2012. (PDF file, 121 pages, 2.2 mb)

Applicant's Data Response, Set 2F. Posted May 9, 2012. (PDF file, 13 pages, 334 kb)

Applicant's Data Response, Set 2E. Posted May 7, 2012. (PDF file, 97 pages, 3.9 mb)

Applicant's Data Response, Set 2D - 2. Posted April 26, 2012. (PDF file, 26 pages, 860 kb)

Applicant's Data Response, Set 2D - 3. Posted April 26, 2012. (PDF file, 55 pages, 3.7 MB)

Applicant's Data Response, Set 1B - 6. Posted April 26, 2012. (PDF file, 16 pages, 798 kb)

Applicant's Notice of Objection to Data Requests Set 2E. Posted April 26, 2012. (PDF file, 4 pages, 75 kb)

Applicant's Supplemental Data Response, Set 3. Posted April 26, 2012. (PDF file, 27 pages, 941 kb)

Applicant's Status Report #4, Dated April 16, 2012. Posted April 17, 2012. (PDF file, 6 pages, 119 kb)

Center for Biological Diversity, Data Response Set 1B. Dated April 16, 2012. Posted April 17, 2012. (PDF file, 11 pages, 336 kb)

Applicant's Supplemental Data Response Set 2, Boiler Optimization Plan and Design Change. Posted April 10, 2012. (PDF file, 344 pages, 5.8 mb)

Applicant's Data Response, Set 2A-3. Posted April 5, 2012. (PDF file, 421 pages, 7.1 mb)

Center for Biological Diversity, Data Response Set 1. Posted April 5, 2012. (PDF file, 10 pages, 360 kb)

Applicant's Data Response Set 1D-5. Posted April 5, 2012. (PDF file, 11 pages, 295 kb)

Applicant's Data Response Set 1A-2. Posted April 5, 2012. (PDF file, 12 pages, 471 kb)

Repeated Application for Confidential Designation - Responses to Data Request 125. Posted April 5, 2012. (PDF file, 1 page, 74 kb)

Applicant's Notice of Additional Time and Objection to Certain Data Requests Issued by Staff. Posted March 21, 2012. (PDF file, 5 pages, 77 kb)

Applicant's Comments Regarding Commission Staff's Status Report #3. Posted March 21, 2012. (PDF file, 15 pages, 141 kb)

Data Response 1C-2. Dated March 23, 2012. Posted March 27, 2012. (PDF file, 91 pages, 34.8 MB). Right-click the link to the file (use option-mouse click if on a Macintosh). After the file is downloaded, open it through Acrobat Reader.

Application for Confidential Designation. Dated March 20, 2012. Posted March 21, 2012. (PDF file, 3 pages, 127 kb)

Status Report #3. Posted March 16, 2012. (PDF file, 9 pages, 176 kb)

Data Response Set 1B-5. Posted March 15, 2012. (PDF file, 13 pages, 576 kb)

Brightsource Letter to Inyo County in Response to their February 23, 2012, letter. Posted March 13, 2012. (PDF file, 5 pages, 221 kb)

Data Response Set 2A-2. Posted March 9, 2012. (PDF file, 32 pages, 1 MB)

Data Response Set 2C. Posted March 6, 2012. (PDF file, 36 pages, 4.1 MB)

Data Response Set 1B-4. Posted March 6, 2012. (PDF file, 10 pages, 1.56 MB)

Applicant's Letter re Boiler Optimization and a Proposed Schedule. Posted February 29, 2012. (PDF file, 6 pages, 78 kb)

Data Response Set 1D-4. Posted February 29, 2012. (PDF file, 10 pages, 651 kb)

Applicant's Data Responses Set 1B-3. Posted February 24, 2012. (PDF file, 161 pages, 5.5 MB

Applicant's Data Responses Set 2B-2. Posted February 21, 2012. (PDF file, 10 pages, 2.2 mb)

Applicant Status Report No. 2. Posted February 15, 2012. (PDF file, 9 pages, 212 kb)

Applicant's Data Responses Set 2A. Posted February 10, 2012. (PDF file, 48 pages, 2.61 mb)

Applicant's Notice for Additional Time to Respond to California Energy Commission Staff's Data Request 146. Posted February 6, 2012. (PDF file, 4 pages, 86 kb)

Applicant's Notice for Additional Time to Respond to California Energy Commission Staff's Data Request 141. Posted January 30, 2012. (PDF file, 4 pages, 207 kb)

Repeated Application for Confidential Designation - Data Responses 115-117. Posted January 23, 2012. (PDF file, 1 pages, 65.5 kb)

Data Response, Set 1D-2. Posted January 23, 2012. (PDF file, 19 pages, 1.5 MB)

Applicant Status Report No. 1. Posted January 18, 2012. (PDF file, 7 pages, 80 kb)

Revised Authority to Construct forms. Posted January 4, 2012. (PDF file, 14 pages, 350 kb)

Supplemental Data Response 1A. Posted January 4, 2012. (PDF file, 108 pages, 2.04 MB)

Data Response 1B-2, (Response to Data Requests 63). Dated December 30, 2011, posted: January 3, 2012. (PDF file, 94 pages, 3.44 mb)

Applicant's Notice Pursuant To 20 C.C.R. 1716(f) For California Energy Commission Staff's Data Requests Set 1D. Dated December 27, 2011, posted: December 29, 2011. (PDF file, 17 pages, 255 kb)

Data Response 1C, (Response to Data Requests 77 though 96). Dated December 19, 2011, posted: December 20, 2011. (PDF file, 55 pages, 4.8 megabytes)

Applicant's Notice Pursuant to 20 C.C.R. 1716(f): Staff Data Requests 87 and 88 - Dated and Posted December 7, 2011. (PDF file, 4 pages, 78 kb)

Applicant's Data Response Set 1B - #51 - 76 - Posted December 7, 2011. (PDF file, 248 pages, 26.1 megabytes)

Attachment DR20-1, Record of Communication with Inyo County Sheriff's Office - Dated November 16, 2011. posted: December 6, 2011. (PDF file, 4 pages, 127 kb)

Applicant's Application for Confidential Designation to California Energy Commission Staff's Data Request #7 and #9 - Posted November 17, 2011. (PDF file, 4 pages, 199 kb)

Applicant's Data Response Set 1A - Posted November 17, 2011. (PDF file, 121 pages, 5.12 megabytes)

Applicant's Presentation from the November 3, 2011 Informational Hearing - Posted November 10, 2011. (PDF file, 4 pages, 1.1 megabytes)

Applicant's Objection to Staff Data Request 33 - Posted November 8, 2011. (PDF file, 4 pages, 82 kb)

Applicant's Proposed Schedule - Posted October 26, 2011. (PDF file, 6 pages, 42 kb)

Letter from Applicant Regarding Air Quality - Posted October 6, 2011. (PDF file, 8 pages, 432 kb)

Repeated Application for Confidential Designation: Cultural Resources - Posted September 23, 2011. (PDF file, 1 page, 36 kb)

Applicant's Supplement B to Data Adequacy Review Posted September 23, 2011. (PDF file, 137 pages, 24.6 MB)

Applicant's Response to Data Adequacy Review Posted September 9, 2011. (PDF file, 55 pages, 1.7 mb)

Correspondence Letter to Mike Monasmith from the Applicant Regarding Air Quality - Posted September 9, 2011. (PDF file, 6 pages, 784 kb)

Application for Confidential Designation: Cultural Resources - Posted August 8, 2011. (PDF file, 3 pages, 143 kb)

Application For Certification, filed August 5, 2011, (PDF files)




Intervenors' and Others' Documents



Native American Land Conservancy Letter on Behalf of Intervenor Richard Arnold. Dated March 29, 2013.

Intervenor Richard Arnold's Letter to Commissioner Douglas, Commissioner Hochshild, and Hearing Officer Celli. Dated April 22, 2013.

Death Valley Unified School District's Comment Letter to Commissioner Douglas. Dated March 28, 2013.

Public Statement from Migratory Birds Division of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Region 8. Dated April 3, 2013.

Intervenor Center for Biological Diversity's Email to CEC Hearing Advisor in Response to Applicant's Notice of Suspension.

Intervenor Southern Inyo Fire Protection Districts Motion to Supplement the Evidentiary Record. Posted April 3, 2013

Intervenor Old Spanish Trail Exhibit 686, U.S. Park Service Brochure re Old Spanish Trail. Posted April 3, 2013 (PDF file, 21 pages, 7.5 megabytes).

Intervenor County of Inyo Exhibit 948, Agreement Between the County of Inyo, and Hidden Hills Solar. Dated March 12, 2013. Posted April 3, 2013 (PDF file, 16 pages, 1.7 megabytes).

Intervenor Old Spanish Trail Association's Opening Brief.

Intervenor SIFPD Exhibit 1102 Declaration of Ronny Coleman.

Intervenor Cindy R. MacDonald's Response to Applicant's Motion to Supplement Evidentiary Record and Motion for Subpoena Duces Tecum.

Intervenor Southern Inyo fire Protection District's Exhibit 1101 District Resolution LAFCO Documents.

Intervenor Southern Inyo fire Protection District's Exhibit 1100 Declaration of Deployment.

Intervenor Southern Inyo fire Protection District's Resolution Regarding Declaration of Deployment. Dated March 6, 2013.

Intervenor Richard Arnold's Exhibit No- 804 - Native American Land Conservancy Brochure. Dated March 20, 2013.

Intervenor Richard Arnold's Exhibit No- 805 - Havasu Resort and Casino Brochure. Dated March 20, 2013.

Intervenor Richard Arnold's Exhibit No- 806 - Chemenevi Song by Mr. Leivas. Dated March 20, 2013.

Intervenor Richard Arnold's Exhibit No- 807 - Cultural Conservancy Salt Song Project. Dated March 20, 2013.

Intervenor Richard Arnold's Exhibit No- 808 - Salt Song to Break Your Heart Article. Dated March 20, 2013.

Testimony By The Southern lnyo Fire Protection District At March 18, 2013, Evidentiary Hearing. Dated March 15, 2013.

Bureau of Land Management's Comment Letter. Dated March 12, 2013.

Nye County Nuclear Waste Repository Project Office Memo re Technical Considerations. Dated March 11, 2013.

Nye County Water District Comments on the Hidden Hills Project. Dated March 7, 2013.

Nye County - Glorieta Geoscience Inc Memo Re proposed Trigger Levels at Stump Springs. Dated February 21, 2013.

Intervenor Cindy MacDonald's Statement of Qualifications. Dated March 9, 2013.

Intervenor Cindy MacDonald Response To CEC Staff Motion For Subpoena Duces Tecum and Motion For Extension of Time For Rebuttal Testimony. Dated 2/4/2013.

Intervenor Center for Biological Diversity Exhibit 561 Chula Vista Energy Upgrade, Final Commission Decision.

Intervenor Center for Biological Diversity Exhibit 531 Fire Effects on Seed Banks and Vegetation in the Eastern Mojave Desert.

Intervenor Old Spanish Trail Association's Exhibits. Posted February 28, 2013. Updated March 13, 2013. (PDF files)

California Department of Fish and Wildlife Comment Letter, regarding State Waters Compensatory Mitigation. Dated 2/14/2013. Posted March 5, 2013. (PDF file, 3 pages, 803 kb)

County of Inyo Exhibit List and Dr Rober F. Harrington's Curriculum Vitae. Posted March 1, 2013. (PDF file, 10 page, 893 kb)

Intervenor Amargosa Conservancy's Exhibits 1001-1005. Posted March 1, 2013. (PDF file, 1 page, 12 kb)

Intervenor Cindy MacDonald's Response to Energy Commission Staff Motion to Correct Exhibit Number and Submit Additional Exhibits 304-324. Posted February 28, 2013. (PDF file, 19 pages, 643 kb)

Intervenor Old Spanish Trail Association's Reply to Applicant's Objection to OSTA's Motion for Subpoena Tecum. Posted February 25, 2013. (PDF file, 9 pages, 213 kb)

Amargosa Conservancy Prehearing Conference Statement and Proof of Service. Posted February 22, 2013. (PDF file, 9 pages, 66 kb)

Intervenor Cindy MacDonald's Prehearing Conference Statement Exhibit List. Posted February 20, 2013. (PDF file, 21 pages, 881 kb)

County of Inyo's Pre-Hearing Conference Statement. Posted February 19, 2013. (PDF file, 17 pages, 140 kb)

Southern Inyo Fire Protection District's Pre-Hearing Conference Statement. Posted February 19, 2013. (PDF file, 8 pages, 167 kb)

Cindy MacDonald's Pre-Hearing Conference Statement. Posted February 19, 2013. (PDF file, 69 pages, 1 MB)

Center for Biological Diversity's Pre-Hearing Conference Statement. Posted February 19, 2013. (PDF file, 18 pages, 175 kb)

Richard Arnold's Pre-Hearing Conference Statement. Posted February 19, 2013. (PDF file, 55 pages, 556 kb)

Old Spanish Trail Association's Pre-Hearing Conference Statement. Posted February 19, 2013. (PDF file, 13 pages, 165 kb)

Declaration of Service and Proof of Service List for Old Spanish Trail Association's Pre-Hearing Conference Statement. Posted February 19, 2013. (PDF file, 3 pages, 122 kb)

Jon Zellhoefer's Pre-Hearing Conference Statement. Posted February 19, 2013. (PDF file, 9 pages, 41 kb)

Old Spanish Trail Association Motion for Subpoena Duces Tecum - and Motion for Extension of Time for Rebuttal Testimony or, In the Alternative, Motion to Strike Testimony. Posted February 19, 2013. (PDF file, 5 pages, 72 kb)

Declaration of Service and Proof of Service List for Motion for Subpoena Duces Tecum. Posted February 19, 2013. (PDF file, 3 pages, 117 kb)

Intervenor Center for Biological Diversity Exhibit 563 Rebuttal Testimony of Ileene Anderson. Dated February 15, 2013. Posted February 15, 2013. (PDF file, 7 pages, 49 kb)

Intervenor Center for Biological Diversity's Exhibit List. Dated February 15, 2013. Posted February 15, 2013. (PDF file, 1 pages, 16 kb)

Intervenor Old Spanish Trail Association Supplemental Testimony , Declaration of Jack Prichett, Supplemental Exhibit List and Attached Copies of Exhibits, Request for Judicial Notice. Dated February 15, 2013. Posted February 15, 2013. (PDF file, 9 pages, 659 kb)

Intervenor Old Spanish Trail Association Exhibit Exhibit 623. Dated February 15, 2013. Posted February 15, 2013. (PDF file, 1 pages, 659 kb)

Intervenor Old Spanish Trail Association Exhibit 624. Dated February 15, 2013. Posted February 15, 2013. (PDF file, 1 pages, 659 kb)

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Review of Applicant's Opening Testimony. Dated February 11, 2013. Posted February 15, 2013. (PDF file, 7 pages, 393 kb)

Intervenor County of Inyo's Exhibit List. Dated February 12, 2013. Posted February 14, 2013. (PDF file, 7 pages, 363 kb)

Intervenor Cindy MacDonald's Email Regarding Southern Inyo Fire Protection District's Petition to Intervene. Dated February 11, 2013. Posted February 14, 2013. (PDF file, 3 pages, 54 kb)

Intervenor Center for Biological Diversity's Exhibit 551 Clean Coalition - Making Clean Local Energy Accessible Now. Dated February 11, 2013. Posted February 14, 2013. (PDF file, 13 pages, 511 kb)

Southern Inyo Fire Protection District's Petition to Intervene and Request for Change of Hearing Location. Dated February 11, 2013. Posted February 14, 2013. (PDF file, 6 pages, 193 kb)

Intervenor Old Spanish Trail Association's Response CEC Hearing Adviser Ken Celli's re Inyo County's Petition to Intervene. Dated February 1, 2013. Posted February 14, 2013. (PDF file, 2 pages, 16 kb)

Intervenor Cindy MacDonald's Response to CEC Hearing Advisor Ken Celli re Inyo County's Petition to Intervene. Dated February 1, 2013. Posted February 14, 2013. (PDF file, 2 pages, 16 kb)

Intervenor Cindy MacDonald's Rebuttal Testimony. Dated February 12, 2013. Posted February 11 2013. (PDF file, 41 pages, 2.2 MB)

Intervenor Richard Arnold's Rebuttal Testimony. Dated February 12, 2013. Posted February 11 2013. (PDF file, 12 pages, 565 kb)

Intervenor County of Inyo's Rebuttal Testimony. Dated February 11 2013. Posted February 11 2013. (PDF file, 39 pages, 2.92 MB)

Intervenor Old Spanish Train Association Exhibit List and Cover Letter. Dated February 5, 2013. Posted February 7, 2013. (PDF file, 6 pages, 137 kb)

Intervenor Center for Biological Diversity's Additional Exhibit List for Opening Testimony. Dated February 4, 2013. Posted February 7, 2013. (PDF file, 7 pages, 120 kb)

Intervenor Amargosa Conservancy's Opening testimony. Dated February 4, 2013. Posted 2/7/2013. (PDF file, 17 pages, 475 kb)

Intervenor Richard Arnold's Summary Testimony. Dated February 4, 2013. Posted February 7, 2013. (PDF file, 29 pages, 680 kb)

Intervenor Old Spanish Trail Association's Opening Testimony. Dated 2/4/2013. Posted February 7, 2013. (PDF file, 89 pages, 803 kb)

Intervenor Cindy MacDonald's Opening Testimony. Dated 1/31/2013. Posted February 7, 2013. (PDF file, 207 pages, 3.6 MB)

Intervenor Cindy MacDonald's Exhibit List. Dated 1/31/2013. Posted February 7, 2013. (PDF file, 4 pages, 94 kb)

Amargosa Conservancy's Petition to Intervene. Dated February 4, 2013. Posted February 7, 2013. (PDF file, 7 pages, 795 kb)

Intervenor Center for Biological Diversity's Opening Testimony and Exhibit List. Dated February 4, 2013. Posted February 6, 2013. (PDF file, 10 pages, 110 kb)

Exhibit 500 - Testimony of Ileene Anderson. Posted February 8, 2013. (PDF file, 18 pages, 98 kb)

Exhibit 536 - Testimony of Bill Powers, P.E. Posted February 8, 2013. (PDF file, 30 pages, 647 kb)

County of Inyo's Testimony - General Project Comments. Dated February 4, 2013. Posted February 6, 2013. (PDF file, 45 pages, 619 kb)

County of Inyo's Proof of Service regarding Socioeconomic, Land Use, and Water Testimony. Dated February 4, 2013. Posted February 7, 2013. (PDF file, 3 pages, 176 kb)

County of Inyo's Socioeconomic Testimony. Dated February 4, 2013. Posted February 6, 2013. (PDF file, 32 pages, 425 kb)

County of Inyo's Land Use Testimony. Dated February 4, 2013. Posted February 6, 2013. (PDF file, 318 pages, 11.45 MB)

County of Inyo's Water Supply Testimony. Dated February 4, 2013. Posted February 6, 2013. (PDF file, 11 pages, 271 kb)

California Native Plant Society's Comments Regarding Inadequacy of Mitigation Requirements for Astragalus sabulonum in the California Energy Commission Final Staff Assessment. Dated February 4, 2013. Posted February 6, 2013. (PDF file, 2 pages, 123 kb)

Intervenor Richard Arnold's Summary Testimony. Dated and posted February 4, 2013. (PDF file, 29 pages, 426 kb)

Intervenor Old Spanish Trail Association's Opening Testimony and Exhibit List. Dated and posted February 4, 2013. (PDF file, 89 pages, 700 kb)

Intervenor Cindy MacDonald's Opening Testimony. Dated and posted February 4, 2013. (PDF file, 207 pages, 3.09 MB)

County of Inyo Petition to Intervene. Dated 1/30/2013. Posted January 31, 2013. (PDF file, 7 pages, 152 kb)

Inyo Local Agency Formation Letter to William Ross Regarding Confirmation of Authority to Designate the Southern Inyo Fire Protection District as Provider to Hidden Hills Project. Dated 1/23/2013. Posted January 30, 2013. (PDF file, 2 pages, 143 kb)

Cindy MacDonald's Letter to Inyo County Board of Supervisors Regarding the Agreement Between Inyo County and Bright Source Energy, Agenda Item #20. Dated and posted December 10, 2012. (PDF file, 8 pages, 946 kb)

Intervenor Cindy MacDonald's Objection to Order Denying Motion to Terminate Application for Certification. Dated 12/6/2012. Posted December 10, 2012. (PDF file, 13 pages, 279 kb)

Intervenor Cindy MacDonald's Motion to Terminate Application for Certification. Dated 11/21/2012. Posted November 28, 2012. (PDF file, 45 pages, 3.4 MB)

Sheriff Lutze Letter to Dana Crom Regarding updated Workforce Analysis Prepared by Bright Source Energy. Dated October 10, 2012, posted October 23, 2012. (PDF file, 1 page, 37 kb)

Letter from Steven R. Scow, Esq., regarding Cindy MacDonald Request. Dated October 18, 2012, posted October 22, 2012. (PDF file, 1 page, 49 kb)

Intervenor Cindy MacDonald's Request To Mary Wiley Trust/Mary J. McMonigle For Evidence of Facts. Posted October 15, 2012. (PDF file, 11 pages, 483 kb)

Nicholas T. Gabler's Comments Regarding Inyo County's September 19, 2012, Comments to Hidden Hills SEGS Applicant's Motion in Limine. Posted October 10, 2012. (PDF file, 5 page, 266 kb)

Amargosa Conservancy Letter. Posted October 5, 2012. (PDF file, 1 page, 61 kb)

Email from Inyo County Deputy County Counsel, Dana Crom re: Updated Workforce Analysis. Posted September 28, 2012. (PDF file, 2 pages, 45 kb)

The Nature Conservancy's letter Regarding Hidden Hills Motion in Limine for Committee Ruling to Ensure the Final Staff Assessment Conforms to Substantive Requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act. Posted September 28, 2012. (PDF file, 4 pages, 70 kb)

Center for Biological Diversity's Opposition to Applicant's Motion "In Limine". Posted September 27, 2012. (PDF file, 23 pages, 135 kb)

Cindy MacDonald's Response to "Motion In Limine". Dated and posted September 24, 2012. (PDF file, 81 pages, 3.7 mb)

Cultural Resource Comment Letter from Steven Scow, Esq.. Dated September 5, 2012. Posted September 20, 2012. (PDF file, 4 pages, 86 kb)

Inyo County Counsel Letter to Dick Ratliff and Mike Monasmith. - re Motion in Limine for Committee Ruling to Ensure the Final Staff Assessment Conforms to Substantive Requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act. Dated September 19, 2012. Posted September 20, 2012. (PDF file, 4 pages, 227 kb)

Cindy MacDonald's Objection to Applicant's Response Letter, Motion to Correct Errors and Request for Cease and Desist Order. Dated September 8, 2012. Posted September 12, 2012. (PDF file, 14 pages, 782 kb)

Cindy MacDonald's Response to Ken Celli's Email Regarding CBD's Request for Additional Time. Dated September 5, 2012. Posted September 12, 2012. (PDF file, 2 pages, 98 kb)

Richard Arnold's Response to Ken Celli's Email Regarding CBD's Request for Additional Time. Dated September 5, 2012. Posted September 12, 2012. (PDF file, 2 pages, 41 kb)

Center for Biological Diversity Request for Briefing Schedule and to Provide Additional Time. Dated September 5, 2012. Posted September 12, 2012. (PDF file, 6 pages, 102 kb)

Center for Biological Diversity's follow-up comments on the August 28, 2012, Joint Workshop. Posted September 6, 2012. (PDF file, 11 pages, 631 kb)

Cindy MacDonald's Motion to Extend Party Response Time to Applicant's "Motion In Limine". Dated September 5, 2012. Posted September 6, 2012. (PDF file, 17 pages, 799 kb)

Southern lnyo Fire Protection District's Response to Applicant's July 25, 2012, Comment on Preliminary Staff Assessment. Posted August 16, 2012. (PDF file, 5 pages, 191 kb)

Letter to the Environmental Protection Agency Regarding Request for Determination of Adequacy and Compliance Review of the Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control Districts's Final Determination of Compliance. Posted August 13, 2012. (PDF file, 29 pages, 500 kb)

Final Determination of Compliance from Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control District. Posted August 9, 2012. (PDF file, 86 pages, 1.13 MB)

Property Owner Letter of Concern. Posted August 8, 2012. (PDF file, 2 pages, 44 kb)

Letter from Basin and Range Watch Expressing Concerns Over Air Quality and Public Health During the Construction Phase of the Hidden Hills Project. Posted July 3, 2012. (PDF file, 3 pages, 393 kb)

Letter from Basin and Range Watch regarding Air Quality and Dust Control Issues with Desert Projects. Posted July 3, 2012. (PDF file, 4 pages, 393 kb)

County of Inyo Response Re PSA-SSA Workshop Agendas, Extension of Public Comment Period. Posted June 26, 2012. (PDF file, 2 pages, 82 kb)

Center for Biological Diversity Response Re PSA-SSA Workshop Agendas, Extension of Public Comment Period. Posted June 26, 2012. (PDF file, 2 pages, 41 kb)

Intervenor Cindy MacDonald's Response Re PSA-SSA Workshop Agendas, Extension of Public Comment Period. Posted June 26, 2012. (PDF file, 3 pages, 45 kb)

Intervenor Cindy MacDonald's Motion to Extend the Public Comment Period for the Preliminary Staff Assessment. Dated June 21, 2012. Posted June 22, 2012. (PDF file, 5 pages, 213 kb)

Intervenor Cindy MacDonald's Request For Immediate Rectification of Errors in HHSEGS AFC Project Data. Posted June 18, 2012. (PDF file, 7 pages, 199 kb)

Southern lnyo Fire Protection District's Reply to Applicant's May 29, 2012 Analysis of Cooperation Agreement and Reimbursement for Costs. Posted June 15, 2012. (PDF file, 7 pages, 436 kb)

Intervenor Cindy McDonald's Comments submitted to the Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control District Regarding Preliminary Determination of Compliance. Posted June 6, 2012. (PDF file, 19 pages, 633 kb)

Intervenor Cindy MacDonald's Comments Regarding Cultural Resources. Posted June 5, 2012. (PDF file, 7 pages, 1.1 mb)

Southern Inyo Fire Protection District Initial Review of Draft Fire and Emergency Services Assessments. Posted June 4, 2012. (PDF file, 10 pages, 787 kb)

Intervenor Cindy MacDonald's Status Report #1. Posted June 4, 2012. (PDF file, 13 pages, 713 kb)

Transcript of the March 13, 2012 Inyo County Board of Supervisors Meeting. Posted May 17, 2012. (PDF file, 166 pages, 4.2 mb)

County of Inyo Department of Public Works Letter Regarding Access and Circulation Issues. Posted May 14, 2012. (PDF file, 3 pages, 74 kb)

Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control District Notice of Preliminary Determination of Compliance (PDOC). Dated May 9, 2012. Posted May 10, 2012. (PDF file, 76 pages, 922 kb)

Letter from william D. Ross Re: Request for Listing as Interested Agency. Posted May 1, 2012. (PDF file, 12 pages, 2.8 mb)

Report Submitted by Jack Prichett, Old Spanish Trail Association. Posted April 27, 2012. (PDF file, 53 pages, 291 kb)

Jon Zellhoefer's Status Report. Posted April 5, 2012. (PDF file, 4 pages, 291 kb)

Inyo County Letter regarding Request for Power Purchasing Agreement and Project Land Lease. Posted April 5, 2012. (PDF file, 22 pages, 215 kb)

Cindy MacDonald's Preliminary Public Comments, Technical Analysis & Recommendations. Posted March 29, 2012. (PDF file, 223 pages, 4.3 MB)

Inyo County Letter regarding Aesthetics and Visual Impacts. Dated March 20, 2012. Posted March 21, 2012. (PDF file, 2 pages, 98 kb)

Intervenor Center for Biological Diversity Status Report. Posted March 16, 2012. (PDF file, 5 pages, 135 kb)

Bureau of Land Management Letter Regarding the Use of Water Form the Pahrump Valley Groundwater Basin. Posted March 13, 2012. (PDF file, 4 pages, 106 kb)

Letter from Inyo County to Brightsource in Response to Previous Correspondence Regarding Land Use Issues. Posted March 13, 2012. (PDF file, 2 pages, 98.7 kb)

Nye County, Nevada, Request for Agency Participation. Posted March 8, 2012. (PDF file, 4 pages, 76 kb)

Inyo County Letter Regarding Reclamation Plan. Posted February 29, 2012. (PDF file, 2 pages, 73 kb)

Letter from Inyo County to BrightSource Energy re Outstanding County Land Use and Planning Issues. Posted February 24, 2012. (PDF file, 10 pages, 516 kb)

Letter from Inyo County re Preliminary Estimates for the Fiscal Impacts of the Construction and Operation. Posted February 22, 2012. (PDF file, 22 pages, 1 mb)

Letter From Mr. Lacy of NYE County Water District to Mike Monasmith of the California Energy Commission. Posted February 15, 2012. (PDF file, 2 pages, 93.5 kb)

Mitigation for the Hydrological Impacts of the Proposed Hidden Hills Solar Projects as Proposed by the County of Inyo. Posted January 30, 2012. (PDF file, 3 pages, 81 kb)

Letter from Kern, Inyo, and Mono County Building Trades Council. Posted January 23, 2012. (PDF file, 2 pages, 280 kb)

Petition to Intervene by the Old Spanish Trail Association, Jack Prichett. Posted January 23, 2012. (PDF file, 5 pages, 524 kb)

Letter from the Kern, Inyo, and Mono County Building Trades Council AFL-CIO Regarding Construction and Operation Workforce. Posted January 23, 2012. (PDF file, 2 pages, 251 kb)

Letter from Inyo County Resident Cindy MacDonald Regarding Bloom Energy Servers. Posted January 23, 2012. (PDF file, 3 pages, 326 kb)

Comment Letter from Amargosa Conservancy. Posted December 30, 2011. (PDF file, 5 pages, 380 kb)

Letter from Brad Hardenbrook of the Nevada Department of Wildlife Regarding the Hidden Hills Power Project Right of Way Authorization. Posted December 19, 2011. (PDF file, 2 pages, 696 kb)

Petition to Intervene by the Center for Biological Diversity. Posted December 15, 2011. (PDF file, 6 pages, 205 kb)

Inyo County Response to Notice of Intent to Prepare Environmental Impact Statement. Dated December 6, 2011. Posted December 13, 2011. (PDF file, 2 pages, 123 kb)

County of Inyo Request for Agency Participation - Posted Dated November 29, 2011. Posted December 6, 2011 (PDF file, 23 pages, 332 kb)




Figures and Maps

Vicinity Map, Figure 2.1-1 (1 page, 356 kb)