Linked Renewable Energy Technology Research and Development Program


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Energy Commission
Document Title
Linked Renewable Energy Technology Research and Development Program
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The Public Power Renewable Energy Action Team's (PPREAT) proposal to the CEC includes a linked research and development program related to 8 different renewable energy technologies: biogas, biomass, geothermal, wind, photovoltaic, solar thermal eletric, ocean, and landfill gas. The research program encompasses 14 projects spread across all four of the state emphasis areas for this RFP, matching information about resources and technology potential with superior technology and commitment to implement results by : (1) Conducting analyses of resource availabiltiy and access to transmission capacity; (2) Modifying existing facilities to improve technical and cost performance; (3) Fielding packaging distributed generation options and tools to evaluate their most valuable application; and (4) Developing advanced technologies that will expand public power entities' options to renewable resource acquisition.

Contact Information

Nancy Libonati
Agency Name
California Energy Commission
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15306
Reasons for Exemption
This PIER contract is for basic data collection, research, experimental management, and resource evaluation activities that do not result in major disturbances to an environmental resource.

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