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PETITION NO. 1463 - Greenskies Clean Energy, LLC petition for a declaratory ruling, pursuant to Connecticut General Statutes §4-176 and §16-50k, for the proposed construction, maintenance and operation of a 1.0-megawatt (MW) AC solar photovoltaic electric generating facility located at a Mulnite Farms, Inc. parcel off Wapping Road, and a 4.0 MW AC solar photovoltaic electric generating facility located at a Mulnite Farms, Inc. parcel off Miller Road, East Windsor, Connecticut, and associated electrical interconnection.

 

PETITION FILING (recd. 08/25/21)
Petition Cover Letter, 08/24/21
Narrative

LIST OF FIGURES:
Figure 1 – Site Location Map 
Figure 2 – Proposed Project Area Aerial 
Figure 3 – Zoning Map 
Figure 4 – Tax Parcel Map 
Figure 5 – Site Survey 
Figure 6 – Slope Map 
Figure 7 – Proposed Project Layout 
Figure 8 – Construction Schedule 
Figure 9 – Prime Farmland Soils Map 
Figure 10 – Wetlands Delineation Map 
Figure 11 – Core Forest Map 
Figure 12 – Aquifer Protection Area Map 
Figure 13 – Public Water Supply Watershed Map 
Figure 14 – Groundwater Quality Classifications, East Windsor, CT (CTDEEP) 
Figure 15 – NRCS Soils Information
LIST OF APPENDICES:
Appendix A – Permit Plan/Drawing Set 
Appendix B – Electrical Drawings & Equipment Specifications 
 Part I - Mulnite-Miller Site Plan   Part II - Mulnite-Wapping Site Plan  Part III - Inverter - Canadian Solar 3 Phase   Part IV - Canadian Solar Datasheet
Appendix C – Operation & Maintenance Documentation 
Appendix D – Draft Decommissioning Plan 
Appendix E – Phase I Environmental Site Assessment 
Appendix F – Stormwater Report 
Appendix G – Cultural Resource Assessment Documentation 
Appendix H – Wetlands Delineation Report 
Appendix I – Wildlife and Habitat Review Documentation 
 Part I - NDDB Final Determination  Part II - NDDB Map June 2021  Part III - Rare Species Memorandum
Appendix J – Public Outreach Documentation 
Appendix K – Visual Impact Assessment 
Appendix L – FAA Consultation    Part I - Notice Criteria Tool  Part II - Project Submission  Part III - Aviation Report
Appendix M – Core Forest Consultation 
Appendix N – Prime Farmland Consultation 

PROCEDURAL CORRESPONDENCE
Council Letter to the Town of East Windsor, 08/27/21
Council State Agency Memorandum, 08/27/21
Council Incomplete Abutter Notice, 09/02/21
Council Acknowledgement of Petitioner's Response to the Council's Incomplete Letter, 09/20/21
Council Set Date for Decision Letter, 10/25/2021
Council Interrogatories to Petitioner, Set One, 10/25/21

 

CGS §16-50k CORE FOREST AND PRIME FARMLAND DETERMINATIONS
Department of Energy and Environmental Protection C.G.S. §16-50k No Material Impact to Core Forest Determination Letter, 08/02/21
Department of Agriculture C.G.S. §16-50k No Material Impact to Prime Farmland Determination Letter, 08/24/21

 

 

STATE AGENCY COMMENTS
Connecticut Airport Authority Comments, 08/30/21
Connecticut Council on Environmental Quality Comments, 09/23/21

 

MUNICIPAL COMMENTS

 

SCHEDULE
Schedule, 08/26/21
Schedule, 10/25/21

 

 

SERVICE LIST
Service List, 08/26/21

 

PETITIONER - Greenskies Clean Energy, LLC
Petitioner Response to Council's September 2, 2021 Incomplete Letter, 09/17/21
Petitioner Supplemental Submission to Appendix L of the Petition (FAA Determination of No Hazard to Air Navigation), 09/22/21
Petitioner Submission of Phase IB Cultural Resources Reconnaissance Survey, 10/13/21
Petitioner Response to Council Interrogatories, 11/12/21  Cover Letter
Exhibit A - Boundary Map
Exhibit B - Revised Site Plans
Exhibit C - Modified Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure Plan and Soil Contact Best Practices Plan
Exhibit D - Photo Log
Exhibit E - Visual Impact Study
Exhibit F - HydroCAD Output - Crop Production
Exhibit G - Geotechnical Testing

 

DECISION
Council Decision and Staff Report, 01/14/22