PETITION NO. 1597 – 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 3.74-megawatt AC solar photovoltaic electric generating facility located at Parcel No. 017-150-066, Spencer Hill Road, Winchester, Connecticut, and associated electrical interconnection.

 

PETITION (recd. 11/07/23)
Narrative and Cover Letter, 11/06/23
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 – Intentionally omitted
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, Orange, CT (CTDEEP) 
Figure 15 – NRCS Soils Information
Appendices:
Appendix A – Permit Plan/Drawing Set
Appendix B – Electrical Drawings & Equipment Specifications
Appendix C – Operation & Maintenance Documentation 
Appendix D – Draft Decommissioning Plan
Appendix E – Stormwater Report
Appendix F – Cultural Resource Assessment Documentation Part I  Part II  Part III  
Appendix G – Wetlands Delineation Report and Vernal Pool Study 
Appendix H – Wildlife and Habitat Review Documentation 
Appendix I – Public Outreach Documentation   Part I  Part II  Part III
Appendix J – Visual Impact Assessment 
Appendix K – FAA Consultation 
Appendix L – Core Forest Consultation
Appendix M – Prime Farmland Consultation

 

PROCEDURAL CORRESPONDENCE
Council Letter to Town of Winchester, 11/07/23
Council State Agency Comment Memorandum, 11/07/23
Council Interrogatories to Petitioner, Set One, 12/18/23
Council Set Date for Decision, 12/21/23

 

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, 7/18/23
Department of Agriculture C.G.S. §16-50k No Material Impact to Prime Farmland Determination Letter, 10/03/23
Department of Agriculture C.G.S. §16-50k No Material Impact to Prime Farmland Determination Letter, 02/09/24
  

STATE AGENCY COMMENTS
Council on Environmental Quality Comments, 11/16/23
Connecticut Department of Agriculture Comments, 11/16/23

 

MUNICIPAL COMMENTS

 

SCHEDULE
Schedule, 11/07/23
Schedule, 12/18/23
Schedule, 12/21/23

 

SERVICE LIST
Service List, 11/07/23

 

PETITIONER – Greenskies Clean Energy LLC
Petitioner Response to Council Interrogatories, Set One, 01/08/24