Kentucky Public Service Commission


View Case Filings for: 2023-00256


Case Number:2023-00256
Service Type:Electric
Filing Date:9/1/2023
Category:Merchant Plant Applications
Utilities:

Song Sparrow Solar LLC


Electronic Case
Case Nature:

Song Sparrow Solar LLC









Case Filings
FilingDocuments
2/19/2024 1:43:56 PM

Notice of Filing


M Todd Osterloh Song Sparrow Solar LLC

2/2/2024 4:37:57 PM

Response to Post-Hearing Data Requests


M Todd Osterloh Song Sparrow Solar LLC

1/26/2024 12:02:28 PM

Data Request


1/25/2024 1:15:33 PM

Order Entered: 1. Post-hearing requests for information, if any, shall be filed on or before January 26, 2024. 2. Responses to post-hearing requests for information shall be filed on or before February 2, 2024. 3. Counsel for Song Sparrow shall file a memorandum brief in support of Song Sparrow’s post-hearing position on or before January 30, 2024. 4. This case shall stand submitted for a decision by the Siting Board effective 12:01 a.m. Eastern Standard Time, February 3, 2024.


1/24/2024 5:16:05 PM

Order Entered: 1. Song Sparrow Solar’s petition for confidential treatment is denied. 2. The designated material denied confidential treatment by this Order is not exempt from public disclosure and shall be placed in the public record and made available for public inspection. 3. If Song Sparrow Solar objects to the Siting Board’s determination that the requested material not be granted confidential treatment, it must seek either rehearing pursuant to 807 KAR 5:110, Section 5(4), or judicial review of this Order pursuant to KRS 278.712(5). Failure to exercise either of these statutory rights will be deemed as agreement with the Siting Board’s determination of which materials should be granted confidential treatment. 4. Within 30 days of the date of service of this Order, Song Sparrow Solar shall file a revised version of the designated material for which confidential treatment was denied, reflecting as unredacted the information that has been denied confidential treatment. 5. The designated material for which Song Sparrow Solar’s request for confidential treatment has been denied shall neither be placed in the public record nor made available for inspection for 30 days from the date of service of this Order in order to allow Song Sparrow Solar to seek a remedy afforded by law.


1/16/2024 6:37:30 PM

Witness List


M Todd Osterloh Song Sparrow Solar LLC

1/16/2024 2:53:52 PM

Notice of Filing Publication


M. Todd Osterloh Song Sparrow Solar LLC

Read1st_Song_Sparrow_Solar_1-12-24_Notice_of_Public_Hearing_Publication.pdf

Read1st Song Sparrow Solar 1-12-24 Notice of Public Hearing Publication

Song_Sparrow_Notice_of_Filing_Publication_(1-12-2024).pdf

Song Sparrow Notice of Filing Publication (1-12-2024)

1/8/2024 8:07:11 PM

Response to Consultants Report


M Todd Osterloh Song Sparrow Solar LLC

12/22/2023 11:07:55 AM

Supplemental Response to DR1-38


M Todd Osterloh Song Sparrow Solar LLC

12/15/2023 12:09:06 PM

SAR Review on behalf of Siting Board


Douglas Jeavons BBC BBC Research Consulting

Read1st.pdf

Read First

12/6/2023 12:17:56 PM

Response to Second Request for Information


M Todd Osterloh Song Sparrow Solar LLC

12/4/2023 3:11:29 PM

Order Entered: 1. Song Sparrow Solar’s petition for confidential treatment is granted in part and denied in part. 2. Song Sparrow Solar’s petition for confidential treatment for the material terms of leases provided in response to Siting Board Staff’s First Request, Item 1, is granted. 3. Song Sparrow Solar’s petition for confidential treatment for the remaining portions of the leases is denied. 4. 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. 5. 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. 6. Song Sparrow 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. 7. If a nonparty to this proceeding requests to inspect the material granted confidential treatment by this Order and the period during which the material has been granted confidential treatment has not expired, Song Sparrow Solar shall have 30 days from receipt of written notice of the request to demonstrate that the material still falls within the exclusions from disclosure requirements established in KRS 61.878.


11/14/2023 3:57:52 PM

Data Request


10/20/2023 9:09:22 PM

Responses to Initial Request for Information


M Todd Osterloh Song Sparrow Solar LLC

10/6/2023 7:25:00 AM

20231006_Letter Filing Document into the Record.pdf


10/5/2023 1:48:54 PM

Data Request


9/15/2023 11:22:49 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. Song Sparrow 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. 5. As set forth in 807 KAR 5:110, Section 4, a person requesting to become a party to the proceeding before the Siting Board is required to demonstrate (1) that he or she has a special interest in the proceeding; or (2) that his or her participation in the proceeding will assist the Siting Board in reaching its decision and would not unduly interrupt the proceeding. 6. An evidentiary hearing in this matter shall be held January 23, 2024, at 1 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, in the Richard Raff Hearing Room at the offices of the Public Service Commission at 211 Sower Boulevard, Frankfort, Kentucky.


9/8/2023 3:06:37 PM

20230908_Letter Filing Document into the Record.pdf


9/6/2023 11:25:06 AM

20230906_Letter Filing Document into the Record.pdf


9/5/2023 10:35:13 AM

20230905_No Deficiency Letter.pdf


9/1/2023 4:35:53 PM

Application


M. Todd Osterloh Song Sparrow Solar, LLC

0_-_Song_Sparrow_Pleading.pdf

0 - Song Sparrow Pleading

1_-_Song_Sparrow_Application.pdf

1 - Song Sparrow Application

1a_-_Attachment_A_-_Context_Map.pdf

1a - Attachment A - Context Map

1b_-_Attachment_B_-_Public_Notice_of_Application.pdf

1b - Attachment B - Public Notice of Application

1c_-_Attachment_C_-_Certificate_of_Compliance_and_Conditional_Use_Permit.pdf

1c - Attachment C - Certificate of Compliance and Conditional Use Permit

1d_-_Attachment_D_-_Notice_of_Public_Meeting.pdf

1d - Attachment D - Notice of Public Meeting

1e_-_Attachment_E_-_Public_Meeting_Documentation.pdf

1e - Attachment E - Public Meeting Documentation

1f_-_Attachment_F_-_Transmission_Reports_and_Agreements.pdf

1f - Attachment F - Transmission Reports and Agreements

1g_-_Attachment_G_-_Economic_Report.pdf

1g - Attachment G - Economic Report

1h_-_Attachment_H_-_Decommissioning_Plan.pdf

1h - Attachment H - Decommissioning Plan

1i_-_Attachment_I_-_Cumulative_Environmental_Assessment.pdf

1i - Attachment I - Cumulative Environmental Assessment

2_-_Song_Sparrow_Solar_LLC_Site_Assessment_Report.pdf

2 - Song Sparrow Solar LLC_Site Assessment Report

2a_-_SAR_Appendix_A_-_Property_Value_Impact_Report.pdf

2a - SAR Appendix A - Property Value Impact Report

2b_-_SAR_Appendix_B_-_Preliminary_Site_Layout.pdf

2b - SAR Appendix B - Preliminary Site Layout

2c_-_SAR_Appendix_C_-_Property_Legal_Boundaries.pdf

2c - SAR Appendix C - Property Legal Boundaries

2d_-_SAR_Appendix_D_-_Noise_Analysis_Report.pdf

2d - SAR Appendix D - Noise Analysis Report

2e_-_SAR_Appendix_E_-_Visual_Impact_Illustrations.pdf

2e - SAR Appendix E - Visual Impact Illustrations

2f_-_SAR_Appendix_F_-_Traffic_Impact_Study.pdf

2f - SAR Appendix F - Traffic Impact Study

2g_-_SAR_Appendix_G_-_Glare_Study.pdf

2g - SAR Appendix G - Glare Study

3_-_Read1st_Application.pdf

3 - Read1st Application

8/22/2023 3:33:48 PM

20230822_Acknowledgement Letter of Application Fees.pdf


7/28/2023 10:58:32 AM

20230728_PSC No Deficiency Letter- Notice of Intent.pdf


7/28/2023 9:54:13 AM

Notice of Intent


M Todd Osterloh Song Sparrow Solar LLC

7/27/2023 11:02:52 AM

20230727_PSC Acknowledgment Letter.pdf


7/27/2023

Song Sparrow Solar, LLC Notice of Intent to File an Application for Certificate of Construction for an Approximately 104 Megawatt Merchant Electric Solar Generating Facility in Ballard County, Kentucky pursuant to KRS 278.700 and 807 KAR 5:110 Using Electr


20230727_Song Sparrow Solar, LLC Notice of Intent and Election.pdf

Song Sparrow Solar, LLC Notice of Intent and Election