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Kentucky Public Service Commission


View Case Filings for: 2022-00115


Case Number:2022-00115
Service Type:Electric
Filing Date:10/12/2022
Category:Merchant Plant Applications
Utilities:

Thoroughbred Solar, LLC


Electronic Case
Case Nature:

Thoroughbred Solar, LLC









Case Filings
FilingDocuments
6/1/2023 1:27:27 PM

Order Entered: 1. Thoroughbred Solar is assessed a supplemental application fee of $44,202.78. 2. Thoroughbred Solar shall remit payment to the Siting Board within 15 days of entry of this Order. 3. The payment shall be a certified check or money order made payable to the Kentucky State Treasurer that is delivered or postmarked as mailed to the Office of General Counsel, Public Service Commission, P.O. Box 615, Frankfort, Kentucky 40602-0615, before the deadline.


5/25/2023 3:11:15 PM

20230525_Notice of Filing Hearing Documents.pdf


4/10/2023 2:47:22 PM

Final Order Entered: 1. Thoroughbred Solar’s application for a Construction Certificate to construct an approximately 50-MW merchant solar electric generating facility in Hart County, Kentucky, is conditionally granted subject to full compliance with the mitigation measures and conditions prescribed in Appendix A to this Order. 2. Thoroughbred Solar shall fully comply with the mitigation measures and conditions prescribed in Appendix A to this Order. 3. Thoroughbred Solar’s October 13, 2022 motion for deviation from setback requirements is granted subject to the mitigation measures and conditions prescribed in Appendix A to this Order. 4. Leeward Renewable Energy shall assign the leases for the property where the Project is to be sited to Thoroughbred Solar within 90 days of the date of service of this Order. 5. In the event mitigation measures within the body of this Order conflict with those prescribed in Appendix A to this Order, the measures in Appendix A shall control. 6. This case is closed and removed from the Siting Board’s docket.


3/10/2023 5:01:41 PM

Response to Siting Board Staffs Post-Hearing Request For Information


Sommer L. Sheely Thoroughbred Solar, LLC

Responses__to_Post_Hearing_Data_Request.pdf

Thoroughbred Solar, LLC's Response to Siting Board Staff's Post-Hearing Request For Information

2/27/2023 2:12:51 PM

Data Request


2/24/2023 8:40:20 AM

Order Entered: 1. Thoroughbred Solar’s February 20, 2023 motion to substitute Mr. Coleman as a witness and his virtual participation is granted. 2. Post-hearing data requests, if any, shall be filed on or before February 28, 2023. 3. Responses to post-hearing data requests shall be filed on or before March 10, 2023. 4. This case shall stand submitted for a decision by the Siting Board effective 12:01 a.m. Eastern Standard Time, March 11, 2023.


2/20/2023 4:11:14 PM

Thoroughbred Amended Witness List


Sommer L. Sheely Thoroughbred Solar, LLC

Thoroughbred_Amended_Witness_List.pdf

Thoroughbred Solar's Amended Witness List and Motion for Virtual Witness Attendance

2/17/2023 11:55:08 AM

Order Entered: 1. Thoroughbred Solar’s motion to allow Andrew Lines and Taylor Gosman to participate virtually in the February 21, 2023 hearing is granted. 2. Siting Board Staff shall contact participants with instructions for participating remotely. 3. Before February 20, 2023, counsel for Thoroughbred Solar shall arrange a technology test with Siting Board Staff to ensure that all required technology is working properly.


2/16/2023 7:52:52 PM

Formal Hearing Witness List


Sommer L. Sheely Applicant Thoroughbred Solar, LLC

Applicant_Throughbred_Solar_Witness_List.pdf

Applicant Thoroughbred Solar, LLC's Formal Hearing Witness List

2/14/2023 3:02:56 PM

Motion for Hybrid Virtual and In-Person Participation


Sommer L. Sheely Thoroughbred Solar, LLC

Thoroughbred.Motion.pdf

Thoroughbred Solar, LLC's Motion for Hybrid Virtual and In-Person Attendance at the February 21, 2023 Formal Hearing

2/13/2023 5:24:52 PM

Response to Consultants Report


Sommer L. Sheely Thoroughbred Solar, LLC

Thoroughbred.Response.to.Consultant.Report.pdf

Thoroughbred Solar, LLC's Response to Consultant Report

2/13/2023 3:14:53 PM

Proof of Publication of Public Notice of Formal Evidentiary Hearing


Sommer L. Sheely Thoroughbred Solar, LLC

2/6/2023 4:06:11 PM

Submission of Exhibit F to Response to Staff’s First Data Request as required by the January 6, 2023 Order


Sommer L. Sheely Thoroughbred Solar, LLC

2/3/2023 12:59:16 PM

Review and Evaluation of the Thoroughbred Solar, LLC Site Assessment Report


Harvey Economics Co

HE_Thoroughbred_Solar_SAR_Review_020323_A.pdf

Review and Evaluation of the Thoroughbred Solar, LLC Site Assessment Report - Part A - Report

HE_Thoroughbred_Solar_SAR_Review_020323_B.pdf

Review and Evaluation of the Thoroughbred Solar, LLC Site Assessment Report - Part B - Report Appendix 1/2

HE_Thoroughbred_Solar_SAR_Review_020323_C.pdf

Review and Evaluation of the Thoroughbred Solar, LLC Site Assessment Report - Part C - Report Appendix 2/2

1/27/2023 10:22:30 AM

20230127_Letter Filing Document into the Record.pdf


1/23/2023 6:04:32 PM

Test


Teresa E Orahood Thoroughbred Solar, LLC

Thoroughbred_Responses_to_Staff_Data_Second_Requests.pdf

Thoroughbred Solar, LLC's Response to Siting Board Staff's Second Request for Information

1/17/2023 11:25:41 AM

Proof of Publication of the Notice of Local Public Hearing


Sommer L. Sheely Thoroughbred Solar, LLC

1/9/2023 3:52:36 PM

Data Request


1/6/2023 9:34:21 AM

Order Entered: 1. Thoroughbred Solar’s motion for confidential treatment is granted for the material terms of leases provided in the response to Staff’s First Request for Information, Item 1. 2. Thoroughbred Solar’s motion for confidential treatment is granted for the personal identifying information provided in the response to Staff’s First Request for Information, Item 30. 3. Thoroughbred Solar’s motion for confidential treatment is granted for the capital costs of the project provided in the response to Staff’s First Request for Information, Item 50. 4. Thoroughbred Solar’s motion for confidential treatment for the remaining terms of the leases in the response to Staff’s First Request, Item 1 and the contents of the correspondence with community members in the response to Staff’s First Request, Item 30 are denied. 5. The designated material granted confidential treatment by this Order shall not be placed in the public record or made available for public inspection for an indefinite period or until further order of this Siting Board. 6. Use of the designated material granted confidential treatment by this Order in any Siting Board proceeding shall comply with 807 KAR 5:110, Section 5. 7. Thoroughbred Solar shall inform the Siting Board if the designated material granted confidential treatment becomes publicly available or no longer qualifies for confidential treatment.


12/5/2022 5:13:08 PM

Thoroughbred Solar, LLCs Responses to The Kentucky Electric Generation and Transmission Siting Boards First Request for Information


Sommer L. Sheely Thoroughbred Solar, LLC

Thoroughbred_Response.pdf

Thoroughbred Solar, LLC's Responses to The Kentucky Electric Generation and Transmission Siting Board's First Request for Information

12/5/2022 5:02:50 PM

Motion for Confidential Treatment of Certain information filed in Response to the Kentucky Electric Generation and Transmission Siting Board’s First Request for Information


Sommer L. Sheely Thoroughbred Solar, LLC

MotionforConfidentialTreatment.pdf

Motion for Confidential Treatment

11/29/2022 1:06:11 PM

Order Entered: 1. A local public hearing in this matter is scheduled for January 25, 2023, at 5 p.m. Central Standard Time, at Hart County Courthouse, 200 Main Street, Munfordville, Kentucky 42765. 2. Thoroughbred Solar shall give timely notice of this local public hearing in a newspaper of general circulation in Hart County as required by 807 KAR 5:110, Section 9(2). 3. Thoroughbred Solar shall submit proof to the Siting Board of the notice to the public at least three days prior to the January 25, 2023 hearing.


11/21/2022 12:10:33 PM

Data Request


10/28/2022 3:30:43 PM

Order Entered: 1. The statutory deadline for the processing of this matter is 180 days from the application filing date. 2. A hearing in this matter shall be held February 21, 2023, at 9 a.m. Eastern Standard Time, in the Richard Raff Hearing Room at the offices of the Public Service Commission at 211 Sower Boulevard, Frankfort, Kentucky. 3. The procedural schedule set forth in the Appendix to this Order shall be followed for this proceeding. 4. Thoroughbred Solar shall give notice of any scheduled hearing in accordance with the provisions set forth in 807 KAR 5:110, Section 9. In addition, the notice of hearing shall include the following statement: “This hearing will be streamed live and may be viewed on the PSC website, psc.ky.gov”; and “Public comments may be made at the beginning of the hearing. Those wishing to make oral public comments may do so by following the instructions listing on the PSC website, psc.ky.gov.” 5. Thoroughbred Solar shall file notice of the scheduled hearing with the Siting Board in accordance with the provisions set forth in 807 KAR 5:110, Section 9. 6. At any public hearing in this matter, neither opening statements nor summarization of direct testimonies shall be permitted. 7. Pursuant to KRS 278.360 and 807 KAR 5:001, Section 9(9), a digital video recording shall be made of the hearing.


10/14/2022 4:56:42 PM

Thoroughbred Solar, LLC’s Motion for Deviation from Setback Requirement


Sommer L. Sheely Thoroughbred Solar, LLC

10/12/2022 3:49:14 PM

20221012_Acknowledgement Letter of Application Fees.pdf


10/12/2022 12:55:42 PM

20221012_No Deficiency Letter.pdf


10/12/2022 10:04:30 AM

Application for Solar


Sommer L. Sheely Thoroughbred Solar, LLC

Exhibit_1_Corporate_Information.pdf

Application Exhibit 1 - Corporate Information

Exhibit_10_Economic_Impact_Analysis.pdf

Application Exhibit 10 - Analysis of Economic Effect

Exhibit_11_Statement_of_No_Environmental_Violations.pdf

Application Exhibit 11 - Statement of No Environmental Violations

Exhibit_12_Attachment_A_ProjectLayout.pdf

Application Exhibit 12 Attachment A - Project Layout

Exhibit_12_Attachment_B_ProjectAreaLegalDescription.pdf

Application Exhibit 12 Attachment B - Project Area Legal Description

Exhibit_12_Attachment_C_GeotechnicalReport.pdf

Application Exhibit 12 Attachment C - Geotechnical Report

Exhibit_12_Attachment_D_KarstConsiderations.pdf

Application Exhibit 12 Attachment D - Karst Considerations

Exhibit_12_Attachment_E_DelineationReport.pdf

Application Exhibit 12 Attachment - E Delineation Report

Exhibit_12_Attachment_F_ListedSpeciesReview.pdf

Application Exhibit 12 Attachment - F Listed Species Review

Exhibit_12_Attachment_G_NoiseReport.pdf

Application Exhibit 12 Attachment - G Noise Report

Exhibit_12_Attachment_H_GlareAnalysis.pdf

Application Exhibit 12 Attachment - H Glare Analysis

Exhibit_12_Attachment_I_LandscapeLightingPlan.pdf

Application Exhibit 12 Attachment - I Landscape and Lighting Plan

Exhibit_12_Attachment_J_PropertyValueImpactStudy.pdf

Application Exhibit 12 Attachment J - Property Value Impact Study

Exhibit_12_Attachment_K_TrafficStudy.pdf

Application Exhibit 12 Attachment K - Traffic Study

Exhibit_12_Attachment_L_FederalAviationAdministrationReview.pdf

Application Exhibit 12 Attachment L - Federal Aviation Administration Review

Exhibit_12_Attachment_M_PreliminaryStormwater.pdf

Application Exhibit 12 Attachment M- Preliminary Stormwater

Exhibit_12_Attachment_N_CumulativeEnvironmentalAssessment.pdf

Application Exhibit 12 Attachment N - Cumulative Environmental Assessment

Exhibit_12_Attachment_O_PotentialAirWaterWastePermits.pdf

Application Exhibit 12 Attachment O - Potential Air Water Waste Permits

Exhibit_12_Attachment_P_UnanticipatedDiscoveriesPlan.pdf

Application Exhibit 12 Attachment P - Unanticipated Discoveries Plan

Exhibit_12_Attachment_Q_DecommissioningPlan.pdf

Application Exhibit 12 Attachment Q - Decommissioning Plan

Exhibit_12Site_Assessment_Report.pdf

Application Exhibit 12 - Site Assessment Report

Exhibit_2_Description_Map.pdf

Application Exhibit 2 - Project Certificate and Map

Exhibit_3_Public_Notice_Evidence.pdf

Application Exhibit 3 - Evidence of Public Notice

Exhibit_4_Statement_of_Compliance.pdf

Application Exhibit 4 - Statement of Compliance with Local Ordinances

Exhibit_5_Statements_Regarding_Setbacks_Coal_Facilities.pdf

Application Exhibit 5 - Statement Regarding Setbacks and Coal Facilities

Exhibit_6_Public_Involvement_Program_Report.pdf

Application Exhibit 6 - Report of Public Involvement Program Activities

Exhibit_7_Efforts_to_Locate_with_Existing_Electric_Generating_Facilities.pdf

Application Exhibit 7 - Summary of Efforts to Locate with Electric Generating Facilities

Exhibit_8_Proof_of_Service_of__Application.pdf

Application Exhibit 8 - Proof of Service to Local Officials

Exhibit_9_Analysis_of_Effect.pdf

Application Exhibit 9 - Analysis of Effect on Kentucky Electricity Transmission System

10/12/2022 9:47:20 AM

Other


Teresa Orahood Company

Thoroughbred_Application_and_Table_of_Contents.pdf

Thoroughbred Application and Table of Contents

10/12/2022 9:45:55 AM

Application for a Merchant Electric Generating Facility Construction Certificate


Sommer L. Sheely Thoroughbred Solar, LLC

Thoroughbred_Application_Cover_Letter.pdf

Thoroughbred Application Cover Letter

6/13/2022 8:24:35 AM

20220613_Letter Filing Executive Order 2022-282 into the Record.pdf


5/2/2022 9:40:38 AM

20220502_PSC Deficiency Cured Letter- Notice of Intent.pdf


4/29/2022 2:15:53 PM

Thoroughbred Solar, LLC Revised Notice of Intent


Sommer L. Sheely Thoroughbred Solar, LLC

4/19/2022 3:21:48 PM

20220419_PSC Deficiency Letter - Notice of Intent.pdf


4/18/2022 4:50:44 PM

Thoroughbred Solar, LLC Letter Transmitting Revised Notice of Intent


Sommer L. Sheely Thoroughbred Solar, LLC

Revised_NOI.pdf

Revised Notice of Intent to File Application

4/5/2022 2:00:51 PM

20220405_PSC Deficiency Letter - Notice of Intent.pdf


4/5/2022 9:08:03 AM

Notice of Compliance


Sommer L. Sheely Thoroughbred Solar, LLC

NC.pdf

Thoroughbred Solar, LLC Notice of Compliance - Proof of Publication of Public Information Meeting Notice

4/5/2022 8:56:01 AM

Thoroughbred Solar, LLCs Notice of Intent


Sommer L. Sheely Thoroughbred Solar, LLC

NI.pdf

Thoroughbred Solar, LLC's Notice of Intent to File Application

4/1/2022 11:53:48 AM

20220401_PSC Acknowledgment Letter.pdf


4/1/2022

Thoroughbred Solar, LLC Notice of Intent to File an Application for Certificate of Construction for a Merchant Electric Solar Generating Facility Using Electronic Filing Procedures


20220401_Thoroughbred Solar, LLC Notice of Intent and Election.pdf

Thoroughbred Solar, LLC Notice of Intent and Election