Install Wind Turbine at Brannan Islan State Recreation Area (SRA)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Install Wind Turbine at Brannan Islan State Recreation Area (SRA)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Install a small 4 kilowatt vertical access wind turbine at Brannan Island State Recreation Area (SRA) to test the effectiveness of the unit in producing energy for the SRA. The wind turbine is being loaned to the SRA for a one year test and evaluation. Any excess energy will be fed to PG&E for credit. The electricity generated can be used directly while excess energy will be fed into PG&E lines and credited. Work will install the 6 feet wide by 10 feet tall wind turbine within the maintenance yard. It will be installed either on an existing 18-foot pole next to the single story chlorinator building or mounted to the roof of that building.

Contact Information

Jim Michaels
Agency Name
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Other Location Info
Brannan Island SRA, along Highway 160

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15303, 15306 - Class 3 & 6
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of the conversion of a small sructure and data collection which do not result in a serious or major disturbance to an environmental resource.

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