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Marshall Solar Energy Project


Project Docket

Docket No IP-6941/GS-14-1052
Project Name Marshall Solar Energy Project
Applicant Marshall Solar, LLC
Description Site permit application for a 62.25 megawatt (MW) solar energy facility in Lyon County
Location Lyon County -- Stanley Township
Contact Suzanne Steinhauer
suzanne.steinhauer@state.mn.us
Status
  • 2015-04-27: Public meeting
  • 2015-05-11: Application accepted
  • 2015-06-26: Scoping decision
  • 2015-09-30: Environmental document available
  • 2015-10-20: Public hearing
  • 2015-12-30: ALJ report issued
  • 2016-05-05: Permit issued
eDockets 14-1052

Project Summary

Marshall Solar, LLC proposes to construct a 62.25 megawatt (MW) solar energy facility in Lyon County.  The proposed site is approximately 515 acres of agricultural land located in Stanley Township, approximately four miles east of Marshall.  The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission issued a site permit for the project in May 2016 and construction on the project began in the summer of 2016.  Marshall Solar anticipates the project will become operational in late 2016.

Key Project Documents

Date Title Description
05/05/2016 Site Permit for 62.25 MW Marshall Energy Solar Project in Lyon County The Commission has issued a site permit to Marshall Solar, LLC for up to 62.25 MW of Solar Generation
09/30/2015 Environmental Assessment: Marshall Solar Energy Project The environmental assessment (EA) evaluates the potential human and environmental impacts of the project and possible mitigation measures that could be implemented to avoid or minimize impacts from the proposed project.
06/26/2015 Environmental Assessment Scoping Decision The Department of Commerce has issued the scoping decision for the Environmental Assessment (EA) that will be prepared for the proposed Marshall Solar Energy Project. The EA is scheduled to be issued in September 2015

Project Documents