Multipurpose Science and Technology Building Fuel Cell System


SCH Number
Lead Agency
University of California, Irvine
Document Title
Multipurpose Science and Technology Building Fuel Cell System
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The project would install an approximately 300 kilowatt fuel cell system and 40 ton lithium bromide absorption chiller. Energy produced by the fuel cell would provide power to the MSTB's main panel. The absorption chiller would produce cooling to meet the building's needs. The installation site would be an approximately 45 foot by 65 foot area adjacent the building. The project would be fenced and a foundation wall would be installed where retention against the surrounding landscape is required. The project would also include electrical system improvements to the MSTB in support of the project. Utility connections to the building would be placed underground.

Contact Information
Richard Demerjian
University of California, Irvine
750 University Tower
Irvine, CA 92697-2325

Phone : (949) 824-6316



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
Project involves the minor alteration of an existing campus building involving no expansion of use; the construction of a new small facility, and minor alteration in the condition of land which does not involves the removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees.

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