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View Case Filings for: 2022-00272


Case Number:2022-00272
Service Type:Electric
Filing Date:6/23/2023
Category:Merchant Plant Applications
Utilities:

Hummingbird Energy, LLC


Electronic Case
Case Nature:

Hummingbird Energy, LLC









Case Filings
FilingDocuments
12/22/2023 8:37:20 AM

Order Entered: 1. Hummingbird Energy’s motion for confidential treatment is denied. 2. The Siting Board’s September 22, 2023 Order is amended to grant confidential treatment for a period of 40 years. 3. All other provisions of the Siting Board’s September 22, 2023 Order that are not in conflict with the terms of this Order shall remain in effect.


12/13/2023 3:47:26 PM

Final Order Entered: 1. Hummingbird Energy’s application for a construction certificate to construct an approximately 200-MW merchant solar electric generating facility in Fleming County, Kentucky, and an approximately 300-foot nonregulated electric transmission line in Fleming County is conditionally granted subject to full compliance with the mitigation measures and conditions prescribed in Appendix A to this Order. 2. Hummingbird Energy’s motion for deviation from the setback requirements in KRS 278.704(2) is granted. Hummingbird Energy shall comply with the setbacks prescribed in the mitigation measures in Appendix A to this Order. 3. Hummingbird Energy shall fully comply with the mitigation measures and conditions prescribed in Appendix A to this Order. 4. 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. 5. This case is closed and removed from the Siting Board’s docket.


11/28/2023 3:29:30 PM

20231128_Notice of Filing Hearing Documents.pdf


11/14/2023 5:00:32 PM

Responses to Siting Board Staffs Post-Hearing Request for Information


Pierce Stevenson Hummingbird Energy LLC

Attachment_to_Response_No._12_-_Phase_I_ESA_(1of3).pdf

Attachment to Response No. 12 - Phase 1 ESA (1 of 3)

Attachment_to_Response_No._12_-_Phase_I_ESA_(2of3).pdf

Attachment to Response No. 12 - Phase 1 ESA (2 of 3)

Attachment_to_Response_No._12_-_Phase_I_ESA_(3of3).pdf

Attachment to Response No. 12 - Phase 1 ESA (3 of 3)

Witness_Verification_Forms.pdf

Witness Verifications

10/31/2023 1:40:03 PM

Brief in Support of Post-Hearing Positions


Pierce Stevenson Hummingbird Energy LLC

10/30/2023 7:57:24 AM

Data Request


10/26/2023 3:57:18 PM

Order Entered: 1. Post-hearing requests for information, if any, shall be filed on or before October 30, 2023. 2. Responses to post-hearing requests for information shall be filed on or before November 14, 2023. 3. This case shall stand submitted for a decision by the Siting Board effective 12:01 a.m. Eastern Standard Time, November 15, 2023.


10/23/2023 4:24:51 PM

Second Motion for Confidential Protection


Pierce Stevenson Hummingbird Energy LLC

Reacted_Easements.pdf

Easements (Redacted)

Redacted_Leases_(1_of_2).pdf

Leases (Redacted 1of 2)

Redacted_Leases_(2_of_2).pdf

Leases (Redacted 2 of 2)

10/23/2023 4:19:50 PM

Motion for Reconsideration


Pierce Stevenson Hummingbird Energy LLC

Read_1st.pdf

Read First

10/20/2023 3:07:42 PM

Applicants Response to Consultant Report


Gregory T. Dutton Hummingbird Energy LLC

Final_Response_to_Consultant_Report.pdf

Applicant's Response to Consultant Report

10/17/2023 12:20:17 PM

Witness List for Evidentiary Hearing Scheduled October 24, 2023


Pierce Stevenson Hummingbird Energy LLC

Read_First.pdf

Read First

Witness_List.pdf

Witness List

10/16/2023 1:28:52 PM

Notice of Public Notice of Evidentiary Hearing


Pierce Stevenson Hummingbird Energy LLC

Notice.pdf

Proof of Public Notice of Evidentiary Hearing

10/12/2023 5:07:50 PM

This document provides a review of the Site Assessment Report for the proposed Hummingbird Energy, LLC solar facility.


Susan Walker Harvey Economics Co

HE_Hummingbird_Solar_SAR_Review_101223_1.pdf

Hummingbird Solar SAR Evaluation

HE_Hummingbird_Solar_SAR_Review_101223_2.pdf

Hummingbird Solar SAR Evaluation Appendices 1/4

HE_Hummingbird_Solar_SAR_Review_101223_3.pdf

Hummingbird Solar SAR Evaluation Appendices 2/4

HE_Hummingbird_Solar_SAR_Review_101223_4.pdf

Hummingbird Solar SAR Evaluation Appendices 3/4

HE_Hummingbird_Solar_SAR_Review_101223_5.pdf

Hummingbird Solar SAR Evaluation Appendices 4/4

10/4/2023 8:43:58 AM

Notice of Witness Substitution


Pierce Stevenson Hummingbird Energy LLC

Notice.pdf

Notice of Substitution

10/3/2023 10:29:38 AM

Response to Siting Board Staffs Third Request for Information


Pierce Stevenson Hummingbird Energy LLC

Witness_Verification.pdf

Witness Verification Form

9/29/2023 4:29:36 PM

Responses to Second Request for Information


Pierce Stevenson Hummingbird Energy LLC

Attachment_to_Response_No._10_-_Supplemental_PIM_Materials.pdf

Attachment to Response No. 10 - Supplemental Public Information Meeting Materials

RFI_2_Responses.pdf

Responses to Siting Board Staff's Second Request for Information

Witness_Verification_Forms.pdf

Witness Verification Forms

9/28/2023 1:49:49 PM

Data Request


9/22/2023 2:29:43 PM

Order Entered: 1. Hummingbird Solar’s motion for confidential treatment is granted in part and denied in part. 2. Hummingbird Solar’s motion for confidential treatment for the material terms of leases provided in response to Siting Board Staff’s First Request, Item 1 is granted. 3. Hummingbird Solar’s motion for confidential treatment for the reaming portions of the leases is denied. 4. Hummingbird Solar’s motion for confidential treatment for the email addresses and phone numbers of the property owners in the leases is granted. 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 ten years 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. Hummingbird Solar shall inform the Siting Board if the designated material granted confidential treatment by this Order becomes publicly available or no longer qualifies for confidential treatment.


9/15/2023 10:46:01 AM

Data Request


9/8/2023 5:11:43 PM

Second Set of Supplemental Responses to Siting Board Staffs First Request for Information


Pierce Stevenson Hummingbird Energy LLC

Second_Set_Supp._Responses.pdf

Second Set of Supplemental Responses

Witness_Verifications.pdf

Witness Verification Forms

8/25/2023 4:44:57 PM

Supplemental Responses to Siting Board Staffs First Request for Information


Pierce Stevenson Hummingbird Energy LLC

Redacted_Easements.pdf

Redacted Easements

Redacted_Leases_(1_of_2).pdf

Redacted Leases (1 of 2)

Redacted_Leases_(2_of_2).pdf

Redacted Leases (2 of 2)

Renewed_Motion.pdf

Renewed Motion for Confidential Treatment

Supplemental_Responses.pdf

Supplemental Responses to RFI 1

8/18/2023 6:49:11 PM

Responses to First Request for Information


Pierce Stevenson Hummingbird Energy LLC

Hummingbird_-_Responses_to_RFI_1_(Final).pdf

Responses to Request for Information

Motion_for_Confidential_Treatment_(Final).pdf

Motion for Confidential Treatment

Response_No._1_Attachment_-_Easements_(Redacted).pdf

Attachment to Response No. 1 - Easements (Redacted)

Response_No._1_Attachment_-_Leases_1_of_2_(Redacted).pdf

Attachment to Response No. 1 - Leases 1 of 2 (Redacted)

Response_No._1_Attachment_-_Leases_2_of_2_(Redacted).pdf

Attachment to Response No. 1 - Leases 2 of 2 (Redacted)

Response_No._1_Attachment_-_Purchase_Agreements_(Redacted).pdf

Attachment to Response No. 1 - Purchases (Redacted)

Response_No._82_Attachment_-_USACE_PJD_Request.pdf

Attachment to Response No. 82 - Preliminary Jurisdictional Determination Request

Witness_Verification_Forms.pdf

Witness Verification Forms (Signed)

8/4/2023 3:59:26 PM

Data Request


8/1/2023 9:42:19 AM

Order Entered: 1. The statutory deadline for the processing of this matter is 180 days from the application filing date. 2. The procedural schedule set forth in the Appendix to this Order shall be followed for this proceeding. 3. Hummingbird Solar shall respond to all requests for information propounded by Siting Board Staff, whether identified on the procedural schedule or otherwise, as provided in those requests. 4. Pursuant to 807 KAR 5:110, Section 3(4), any party filing a paper with the Siting Board shall file an electronic copy in accordance with the electronic filing procedures set forth in 807 KAR 5:001, Section 8. Electronic documents shall be in portable document format (PDF), shall be searchable, and shall be appropriately bookmarked. The Siting Board directs the parties to the Commission’s July 22, 2021 Order in Case No. 2020-00085¹ regarding filings with the Siting Board.


7/12/2023 9:42:15 AM

Motion for Deviation from Setback Requirements


Pierce Stevenson Hummingbird Energy LLC

Cumulative_Environmental_Assessment_Report.pdf

Cumulative Environmental Assessment

6/26/2023 3:31:07 PM

20230626_No Deficiency Letter.pdf


6/23/2023 8:30:23 PM

Application and Exhibits for a Certificate of Construction


Pierce Stevenson Hummingbird Energy LLC

Application_and_Exh_A.pdf

Application and Application Exhibit A

Application_Exh_B-G_and_I.pdf

Application Exhibits B-G and I

SAR_(Exh_H)_and_SAR_Exh_A.pdf

Site Assessment Report (Exhibit H) and SAR Exhibit A

SAR_Exh_B-E.pdf

SAR Exhibits B-E

SAR_Exh_F_and_G.pdf

SAR Exhibits F and G

ToC.pdf

Table of Contents

3/6/2023 12:50:17 PM

20230306_PSC No Deficiency Letter- Notice of Intent.pdf


3/6/2023 10:47:01 AM

Second Renewed and Restated Notice of Intent


Pierce Stevenson Hummingbird Energy LLC

Second_Renewed_Restated_NOI.pdf

Second Renewed and Restated NOI

11/28/2022 9:44:45 AM

20221128_PSC No Deficiency Letter- Notice of Intent.pdf


11/28/2022 8:48:09 AM

Renewed and Restated Notice of Intent


Pierce Stevenson Hummingbird Energy LLC

Renewed_NOI.pdf

Renewed and Restated NOI

11/23/2022 12:22:06 PM

20221123_Letter Filing Executive Order 2022-803 into the Record.pdf


10/14/2022 5:17:33 PM

Response to Notice of Deficiency


Pierce Stevenson Hummingbird Energy LLC

NOD_Response.pdf

NOD Response

Read_First.pdf

Read First

10/6/2022 9:16:49 AM

20221006_PSC Deficiency Letter - Merchant Plant Application.pdf


10/4/2022 11:04:50 AM

20221004_Acknowledgement Letter of Application Fees.pdf


9/30/2022 5:01:57 PM

Application and Exhibits for Certificate of Construction


Pierce Stevenson Hummingbird Energy LLC

Application_and_Exhs_A-D.pdf

Application and Exhibits A-D

Exhs_E-G.pdf

Exhibits E-G

Read_First.pdf

Read First

SAR_Exhs_A-C.pdf

SAR Exhibits A-C

SAR_Exhs_D-E.pdf

SAR Exhibits D-E

SAR_Exhs_F-G.pdf

SAR Exhibits F-G

Table_of_Contents.pdf

Table of Contents

8/17/2022 10:39:16 AM

20220817_PSC No Deficiency Letter- Notice of Intent.pdf


8/16/2022 5:27:37 PM

Notice of Intent to File Application


Pierce Stevenson Hummingbird Energy LLC

8/16/2022 5:24:24 PM

Name Correction Letter


Pierce Stevenson Hummingbird Energy LLC

8/12/2022 2:33:07 PM

20220812_PSC Acknowledgment Letter.pdf


8/12/2022

Hummingbird Solar, LLC Notice of Intent to File an Application for a Certificate of Construction for a Merchant Electric Solar Generating Facility in Kentucky pursuant to KRS 278.700 and 807 KAR 5:110 Using Electronic Filing Procedures


20220812_Hummingbird Solar, LLC Notice of Intent and Election.pdf

Hummingbird Solar, LLC Notice of Intent and Election