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NEPA Project Summary 
NEPA #:  DOI-BLM-NV-S010-2012-0036-EIS Status:  Analysis & Document Preparation
Project Name:  Searchlight Wind Energy Decision Date: 
EIS OEPC #:  DES 11-52 FONSI Date: 
Applicant:  Duke Energy    
Case File Number/:
Project Number 
NVN-084626 and NVN-086777    
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Project Description:
Searchlight Wind Energy, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Duke Energy has applied to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for a right-of-way (ROW) grant on public land to develop a wind energy generation project (ROW application NVN-084626). The Proposed Project consists of construction, operation and maintenance, and decommissioning of a 200-megawatt (MW) wind energy facility and associated infrastructure. Western Area Power Administration (Western)proposes to construct, operate, and maintain a new switching station to interconnect the Searchlight Wind Energy Project and has submitted a ROW application (NVN-086777) to the BLM for construction and operation of the switching station. Western’s proposed interconnection switching station also is analyzed as part of this EIS.
Project Location:
Southern Clark County near the town of Searchlight, Nevada.
Project Lead:  Nancy Christ    
Phone Number:  702-515-5136    
Email Address:     
Office(s):  Las Vegas FO Lead Office:  Las Vegas FO
Counties:  Clark    
Program(s):  Renewable Energy Subprogram(s):  Wind Energy
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  Document Name Release Date Available Formats Public Comment Period
Searchlight Wind Energy Final EIS - Volume 1 12/14/2012 Searchlight Wind Energy Project FEIS_Volume 1.pdf
Searchlight Wind Energy Final EIS - Volume 2 12/14/2012 Searchlight Wind Energy Project FEIS_Volume 2.pdf
Press Release 12/17/2012 SOUTHERN NEVADA BLM Publishes Final EIS on Proposed (12-17-12).pdf
Project webpage link 12/14/2012 Project Webpage link.pdf