Bonanza Solar Project
All dates below are specific to the schedule of the Environmental Review and Permitting processes for this project.
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The Bonanza Solar Project (Project) proposed by EDF Renewables (EDFR) is located entirely on federal lands administered by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in Clark County, Nevada, with a portion of the generation-tie line (gen-tie) in Nye County, Nevada, approximately 4 miles west of Indian Springs and immediately to the south of U.S. Route 95.
The Project is a proposed solar energy development project which may include up to a 600-megawatt (MWac) photovoltaic solar generation facility with battery storage. The proposed project is located within a 5,133-acre boundary administered by the BLM within the jurisdiction of the Sothern Nevada District Office. The first phase of the Project would be 300MWac and produce approximately 928,000 MWh a year of clean, renewable energy.
The project proposes to construct, operate, and decommission the following components associated with the PV facility:
• a main access road;
• a secondary access for emergency purposes;
• 230kV gen-tie;
• power blocks of electrical generating capacity;
• power collection and power conversion systems;
• battery energy storage system;
• an on-site electrical substation;
• an on-site operations and maintenance building;
• temporary construction laydown areas within the Project fence line;
• a roadway system consisting of internal and perimeter roadways within the Project fence line;
• microwave/communication tower;
• site security, fencing, and lighting; and
• meteorological stations.