SMUD Central Heating and Cooling Plant Microgrid Project

3 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2010082082
Lead Agency
Sacramento Municipal Utility District
Document Title
SMUD Central Heating and Cooling Plant Microgrid Project
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received

Document Description
This project will field demonstrate a 310 kW base load (375 kW peak capability) Microgrid at SMUD's corporate headquarters. Three 100kW natural gas reciprocating generators will be coupled with a 120 ton absorption chiller system and an existing 10kW PV system. In addition, a large trailer mounted zinc bromide flow battery will be installed for energy storage.

Contact Information
Steve Ghadiri
California Energy Commission
1516 Ninth Street, MS-48
Sacramento, CA 95814

(916) 327-1623

Location

Coordinates
38°33'14"N 121°25'54"W
Cities
Sacramento
Counties
Sacramento
Cross Streets
6180 Folsom Blvd. at 64th Street
Zip
95817
Total Acres
0.12
Parcel #
008-0010-024-0000
State Highways
Hwy 50
Railways
UPRR, Light rail
Airports
No
Schools
Phobe Hearst ES
Waterways
American River
Township
8N
Range
5E
Section
16
Base
MDB&M

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
California Energy Commission
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On
Final EIR Available Location
N/A

Determinations

(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
No
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(2b) A Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
Yes
(4) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(5) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
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