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SP Solar 8 – Valley Creek Rd, Salem

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State:
  • OR
County: Polk
Type of Resource:
  • Solar
Operating Status:
  • Operating
Project Stage: Operating
Capacity: 2200 KW
Developers: Pine Gate Renewables; Cypress Creek
Year: 2017
Month: December
Partners: PGE
Locale:

SP Solar 8 (Valley Creek Rd, Salem) project is located NW of Salem off of Valley Creek Rd in Polk County, OR.

BPA: N
Description:

Pine Gate Renewables' 2,200 kW SP Solar 8 (Valley Creek Rd, Salem) project is located NW of Salem off of Valley Creek Rd in Polk County, OR.
Cypress Creek was the original developer that signed the PPA with PGE. Pine Gate later purchased the project from Cypress Creek.

Completed 12/19/2017. (SEIA.org map and WA DoC project list)
https://www.seia.org/research-resources/major-solar-projects-list
https://deptofcommerce.app.box.com/v/eia/file/447559976238

Valley Creek Solar is a dual-use solar project.
Previous Use: HVF Rye Farm
Size: 12.3 acres of native pollinator habitat
Capacity: 2.2MW 350 homes
SolarCulture Design Considerations: Local vegetative contractor. Native Prairie restoration.
Research: NREL test plot. OSU Dry Farming.
https://www.oregon.gov/lcd/LAR/Documents/DualUse_RAC_Presentation_20181114.pdf

http://edocs.puc.state.or.us/efdocs/RPA/re143rpa131026.pdf
https://www.seia.org/research-resources/major-solar-projects-list
https://deptofcommerce.app.box.com/v/eia/file/447559976238

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