In order to prevent the spread of Coronavirus and protect the health and safety of our members and staff, as of March 18, 2020, the Connecticut Siting Council has converted to full remote operations until further notice. Please be advised that during this time period, all hard copy filing requirements will be waived in lieu of an electronic filing. However, the Council respectfully requests that one hard copy of any filing be mailed to the Council Office for our records.

Please be advised that pursuant to Governor Lamont’s Executive Order No. 9L, all statutory and regulatory administrative time requirements and deadlines under the Uniform Administrative Procedure Act, the Public Utility Environmental Standards Act and the Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies, including, but not limited to, final decision deadlines and any other time limitations for applications, petitions, Development & Management Plans, requests for tower sharing and requests for exempt modifications shall be extended for a period not to exceed 90 days.

PETITION NO. 1312 - Candlewood Solar LLC petition for a declaratory ruling that no Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need is required for the proposed construction, maintenance and operation of a 20 megawatt AC (26.5 megawatt DC) solar photovoltaic electric generating facility located on a 163 acre parcel at 197 Candlewood Mountain Road and associated electrical interconnection to Eversource Energy’s Rocky River Substation on Kent Road in New Milford, Connecticut.

PETITION, received 06/28/17

Petition

Environmental Assessment:

Attachment D: Stormwater Management Report

Appendix A - Calculations

  • Appendix A1 - Calculations and Modeling Summary
  • Appendix A2 - Watershed Maps - Existing and Proposed Conditions
  • Appendix A3 - Existing and Proposed Modeling Reports

Appendix B - Erosion and Sediment Control Plan

Appendix D - Supporting Documents and Studies

PROCEDURAL CORRESPONDENCE

STATE AGENCY COMMENTS

MUNICIPAL COMMENTS

PUBLIC OFFICIAL COMMENTS

HEARING INFORMATION

Schedule
Service List
Hearing Programs
Transcripts

PARTIES AND INTERVENORS

PETITIONER - Candlewood Solar LLC

Exhibits

Candlewood Solar LLC's Responses to CSC Interrogatories, 08/28/17

Candlewood Solar, LLC's Pre-filed Testimony, 09/19/17

Candlewood Solar, LLC's Witness Resumes, 09/19/17

Candlewood Solar LLC's Supplemental Pre-filed Testimony, 10/24/17

Correspondence
Motions and Objections
Post Hearing Briefs and Draft Findings of Fact

Candlewood Solar, LLC's Brief, 12/14/17

PARTY - Town of New Milford

Exhibits
Correspondence
Motions and Objections
Post Hearing Brief and Draft Findings of Fact

PARTY - Department of Agriculture 

Exhibits
Correspondence
Motions and Objections

PARTY - Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP)  - Party Status Withdrawn

Exhibits
Correspondence
Motions and Objections

PARTY and CEPA INTERVENOR - Rescue Candlewood Mountain (RCM)

Exhibits
Correspondence

DRAFT FINDINGS OF FACT

FINAL DECISION

DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT PLAN (D&M)


COURT-ORDERED REMAND REGARDING VISIBILITY


Connecticut Superior Court Order Remand Regarding Visibility, 03/05/19

Procedural Correspondence
Hearing Information
Schedule

PARTY/INTERVENOR CORRESPONDENCE/EXHIBITS

Candlewood Solar LLC

Exhibits
Correspondence
Proposed Draft Findings of Fact

Town of New Milford

Exhibits
Correspondence
Proposed Draft Findings of Fact

Rescue Candlewood Mountain (RCM)

Exhibits
Correspondence
DECISION