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San Luis Obispo County, California


California Valley Solar Ranch

California Valley Solar Ranch Conditional Use Permit (DRC2008-00097) - Environmental Monitoring


Construction of the approved 250 megawatt photovoltaic solar power plant on the Carrizo Plain was completed in Dec, 2012.  Due to the size and complexity, monitoring during operation is being conducted by the County.  This website is intended to provide the public useful information relating to this project. The Current Status Sheet provides a brief history and status of the project. Please contact John McKenzie, the County Project Manager, at (805) 781-5452 for additional information. The Applicant is also maintaining a website for the project at and has also created a YouTube video about the project progress.