Data Center Demonstration with Combined Heat and Power Technology


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Energy Commission (California Energy Commission)
Document Title
Data Center Demonstration with Combined Heat and Power Technology
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
This research will demonstrate a novel hybrid uninterruptable power supply (UPS) microturbine technology operting in an efficient combined cooling, heating and power (CCHP) system at an operating data center. The demonstration will consist of three hybrid UPS microturbines connected to an absorption chiller installed at the Southern California Gas data center in Monterey Park. This project will take 33 months for design, installation, and measurement and verification. This time is necessary to ensure the microturbines can carry critical loads and meet reliability standards required for a data center for at least a year.

Contact Information
Paul Roggensack
California Energy Commission
1516 Ninth Street, MS-48
Sacramento, CA 95814

916 327 2224


Los Angeles, City of Los Angeles
Los Angeles

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
The project involves demonstratoin of a combined cooling, heating, and power system at a gas utility company's data center.
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