Final Decision Issued
On November 8, 2023, the Commission issued a final decision for this project. At the time of final decision, the anticipated start date of construction was the fourth quarter of 2024 with completion by the third quarter of 2026.
Quarterly construction updates and post decision correspondence between the Commission and the Applicant can be found in the corresponding docket reports.
Docket Reports: 9818-CE-100
Towns of Courtland and Springvale, Columbia County, Wisconsin
Docket ID: 9818-CE-100
Ursa Solar, LLC seeks a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity from the Commission to construct a 200-MW solar energy generating facility called the Langdon Mills Solar Project.
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Overview: Ursa Solar, LLC seeks a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity from the Commission to construct a 200-MW solar energy generating facility called the Langdon Mills Solar Project. The project also includes an on-site substation, an operations and maintenance building (O&M), a Battery Energy Storage System (BESS), and a 20-40 foot long electric generation tie line to connect with the existing electric grid.
Applicant stated need: Ursa Solar, LLC is an independent power producer. Therefore, the need for the project is not reviewed by the Commission.
Estimated cost: Ursa Solar, LLC is an independent power producer. Therefore, the cost for the project is not reviewed by the Commission.
Project Location: Ursa Solar, LLC proposes to construct this project on 1,201 acres of land in the townships of Springvale and Courtland in Columbia County, Wisconsin.
- Ursa Solar, LLC submitted the application to the Commission in October 2022.
- Ursa Solar, LLC estimates the project would start construction in Q4 2024.
The solar electric generation facility is a
Type III action under
Wis. Admin. Code § PSC 4.10(3). The battery energy storage system (BESS) is a
Type II action under
Wis. Admin. Code § PSC 4.10(2). The Commission will prepare an Environmental Assessment (EA) for this project that will evaluate the location of the project and its potential environmental, community, and private property impacts. There will be a preliminary determination when the EA is complete that will determine whether the preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement is necessary. Comments on this preliminary determination will be accepted and considered before a final determination is made. At the time of the preliminary determination, the Commission shall make copies of the EA available to those persons that request it.
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