Validation of an Environmental Anaylsis Tool (PACT) for Renewable Energy Siting


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Energy Commission
Document Title
Validation of an Environmental Anaylsis Tool (PACT) for Renewable Energy Siting
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The goals of this agreement are to 1) validate a decision support tool developed by PIER that is designed to provide a technically robust environmental analysis land areas, communicate the analysis to stakeholders, and facilitate siting new renewable energy and supporting transmission line developments in California and 2) meet the goal of Public Resource Code 25620.1(b)(4) (SB 1250) to advance electricity technologies that reduce or eliminate consumption of water or other finite resources, increase use of renewable energy resources, or improve transmission or distribution of electricity generated from renewable energy resources.

Contact Information

Linda Spiegel
Agency Name
California Energy Commission
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Other Location Info
Habitat Management Branch

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
Class 6 - 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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