TransCanada Windpower Projects

TransCanada Maine Wind Development - Development Permit

On December 22, 2009, TransCanada Maine Wind Development, Inc. submitted a permit application to expand its existing Kibby Wind Power Project in Kibby Twp. and Skinner Twp in Franklin County. The project expansion would be located in Kibby Twp. and Chain of Ponds Twp., and would consist of 15 Vestas V90 turbines, access roads, a 34.5 kV collector line, and a substation.

Written comments on the application may be submitted by US Postal Service Mail to "LUPC, 22 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333-0022" or by email to lupc@maine.gov for consideration by the Commission. The Notice Accepting as Complete for Processing below contains the comment period and period for requesting a public hearing.

The application may be viewed by following the link below. A paper copy of TransCanada's development permit application is also available for review by appointment at the LUPC Augusta office (207) 287-2631, the LUPC Rangeley regional office (207) 670-7492, and the Franklin County Commissioner's office (207) 778-6614 (contact: Julie Magoon) at 140 Main Street in Farmington, Maine 04938, the Eustis/Stratton Town Office at 88 Main Street in Stratton, Maine, 04982 and the Carrabassett Valley Town Office at 1001 Carriage Road, Carrabassett Valley, Maine 04947.

Event or Document
Date
File(s)
Approved Development Permit DP 4860
January 5, 2011
DP 4680 permit (1 MB PDF)
Commission Deliberations on Revised Proposal
December 1, 2010
Deliberation Notebook for December 1, 2010 (PDF)
Parties' Closing Briefs
November 17, 2010
TransCanada Closing Briefs (PDF)
Friends of Boundary Mountains Closing Briefs (PDF)
Consolidated Parties Closing Briefs (PDF)
Parties' Comments
October 12, 2010
Consolidated Parties Comments (PDF)
Friends of Boundary Mountains Comments (PDF)
Agency Comments
October 12, 2010
Agency Comments (PDF)
ME Natural Areas Revised Comments(PDF)
James Palmer Revised Comments(PDF)
DP 4860 9th Procedural Order (PDF)
Public Comment Deadline
October 12, 2010
DP 4860 - 8th Procedural Order (PDF)
Review of Revised Proposal, September 1st Commission Meeting
September 1, 2010
Public Comment Period Approved (PDF)
Revised Proposal
August 16, 2010
Revised Kibby II Proposal (PDF)
Exhibits 1 and 2 (2 MB PDF)
Exhibits 3 through 5 (1 MB PDF)
Exhibits 6 through 10 (7 MB PDF)
Exhibits 11 through 14 (1 MB PDF)
Exhibits 15 and 16 (6 MB PDF)
Record Reopened
August 4, 2010

Commission Action (PDF)

Draft Decision Document that will be presented at the August Commission Meeting
August 4, 2010
Draft Decision Document (PDF)
Staff Memo(PDF)
July 7, 2010 Commission Meeting
July 7, 2010
DP 4860 Deliberation Notebook (47 MB PDF)
Closing Briefs
June 8, 2010
TransCanada (2 MB PDF)
Consolidated Parties (PDF)
Consolidated Parties Findings of Fact (PDF)
Friends of the Boundary Mountains (PDF)
Post Hearing Submittals
June 1, 2010
TransCanada Post Hearing Comments (PDF)
Consolidated Parties' Rebuttal to TransCanada Comments (7 MB PDF)
Friends of the Boundary Mountains Post-hearing Comments and Rebuttal (9 MB PDF)
Richard Fecteau - Friends of the Boundary Mountains Post-hearing Comments and Rebuttal (PDF)
MDIFW Response to Sixth Procedural Order (3.4 MB PDF)
MDIFW Vernal Pool Field Form (PDF)
DEP NRPA Chapt. 335 - Significant Wildlife Habitat Rules (PDF)
Dave Rocque Response to Sixth Procedural Order (PDF)
Sixth Procedural Order
May 19, 2010
Sixth Procedural Order (PDF)
Transcript
May 11-12, 2010
May 11 PM (PDF)
May 12 AM (2 MB PDF)
May 12 PM (PDF)
Public Hearing Audio
May 12, 2010
May 12 Public Hearing Audio - AM (34 MB MP3)
May 12 Public Hearing Audio - AM (21 MB MP3)
May 12 Public Hearing Audio - AM (44 MB MP3)
May 12 Public Hearing Audio - AM (29 MB MP3)
May 12 Public Hearing Audio - AM (32 MB MP3)
May 12 Public Hearing Audio - AM (45 MB MP3)
May 12 Public Hearing Audio - AM (46 MB MP3)
May 12 Public Hearing Audio - PM (23 MB MP3)
May 12 Public Hearing Audio - PM (37 MB MP3)
May 12 Public Hearing Audio - PM (23 MB MP3)
May 12 Public Hearing Audio - PM (24 MB MP3)
May 12 Public Hearing Audio - PM (40 MB MP3)
May 12 Public Hearing Audio - PM (40 MB MP3)
May 12 Public Hearing Audio - PM (41 MB MP3)
May 12 Public Hearing Audio - PM (30 MB MP3)
May 12 Public Hearing Audio - PM (24 MB MP3)
May 12 Public Hearing Audio - PM (39 MB MP3)
May 12 Public Hearing Audio - PM (33 MB MP3)
Public Hearing Audio
May 11, 2010
May 11 Public Hearing Audio - PM (11 MB MP3)
May 11 Public Hearing Audio - PM (46 MB MP3)
May 11 Public Hearing Audio - PM (30 MB MP3)
May 11 Public Hearing Audio - PM (36 MB MP3)
May 11 Public Hearing Audio - PM (27 MB MP3)
MHPC Review Comments
May 7, 2010
Kibby Wind Finding (2 MB PDF)
TRC Letter (6 MB PDF)
Supplemental Materials Submitted Prior to Hearing
May 7, 2010
Table 13 3 (PDF)
Table 13 5 (PDF)
Table 15 1 (PDF)
Table 15 2 (PDF)
Wetland and Stream Maps (7.8 MB PDF)
Marcia Spencer-Famous Cover Letter (PDF)
Testimony Pre-filed by Parties; Visual Impact Assessment Review and Sound Assessment Review
April 21, 2010
TransCananda Testimony (PDF)
Consolidated Parties Testimony (5 MB PDF)
Friends of Boundary Mountains Testimony (2 MB PDF)
Visual Assessment Review (9 MB PDF)
Sound Assessment File (.1 MB PDF) Response to Request for Information (PDF)
Public Hearing Notice: Site Visit and Hearing Scheduled for May 11th and May 12th
Sun Journal and The Original Irregular published April 21, 2010
Notice of Public Hearing
Responses to Agency Review Comments
April 9, 2010
BP&L Response
IF&W Response (2.6 MB PDF)
MHPC Response (1.3 MB PDF)
MNAP Response (2.6 MB PDF)
Soil Scientist Response
Cover Letter
Pre-hearing Memo and Order for DP 4860
March 9, 2010
Pre-hearing Memo and Order (PDF)
Dor Review Comments on Development Permit DP 4860
February 26, 2010
BP&L Review Comments (PDF)
IF&W Review Comments (PDF)
MNAP Review Comments (PDF)
Soil Scientist Review Comments (PDF)
Amendment F to DP 4794
February 2, 2010
Application (6 MB PDF)
Revised Engineered Plans for Development Permit DP 4860
January 22, 2010
Engineering Drawings B-13.1 thru C-9 (17 MB PDF)
Engineering Drawings C-10 thru CS-3 (17 MB PDF)
Dor requesting public hearing or Intervenor status for Development Permit DP 4860

January 13, 2010
Memo (PDF)
TransCanada Response (PDF)
Public Hearing & Intervener Response(PDF)
Public Hearing Request (PDF)
Letter of Support (PDF)
Development Permit DP 4860 Application
December 22, 2009
Intro, Table of Contents, Cover Letter(PDF)
Exhibit A(PDF)
Exhibit B 1-13 (PDF)
Exhibit B 14 (PDF)
Exhibit B 14 Attachment (PDF)
Exhibit B 15 and 16 (PDF)
Exhibit B 15 Attachment (PDF)
Engineering Drawings Ex B 13-1 - Part 1 (26 MB PDF)
Engineering Drawings Ex B 13-1 - Part 2 (18 MB PDF)
Engineering Drawings Ex B 13-1 - Part 3 (17 MB PDF)
Notice of Accepting as Complete for Processing
December 23, 2009
Notice(PDF)
Notice of Intent to File
November 25, 2009
Notice(PDF)
Letter from TransCanada revising proposal for windpower project
November 9, 2009
Letter (PDF)
Development Permit DP 4830 - Meteorological Tower Permit (Approved)
August 2009
DP 4830 Cover Letter (PDF)
DP 4830 Signed Permit (PDF
Denial of DP 4830 Public Hearing Request (PDF)

Development Permit DP 4830 - Meteorological Tower Application

March 2009
Application (PDF)
Amended Proposal (PDF)
Soil Survey (PDF)