Mira Sorrento Substation Project

2 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2012061036
Lead Agency
California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC)
Document Title
Mira Sorrento Substation Project
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
1/25/2013
Present Land Use
Undeveloped Land / Residential and Industrial/Industrial Employment

Document Description
The proposed project is located in the Sorrento Mesa area within the community of Mira Mesa in the City of San Diego, CA. The proposed 1.4-acre Mira Sorrento Substation would be situated on a 3.7-acre parcel and located approximately 600 feet northeast of I-805 and approximately 800 feet from the nearest residences. The new 120-megavolt ampere (MVA), 69-/12-kilovolt (kV) distribution substation would be constructed and operated by San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) to meet existing and anticipated customer-driven electrical load growth and to improve distribution equipment reliability in the Sorrento Mesa area. Power to the substation facility will be supplied by an existing SDG&E 69 kV transmission line (TL665) that will require installation of underground transmission facilities off the substation site. Initially, six 12 kV underground distribution circuits will be installed and routed to Mira Sorrento Place to tie into the existing underground system serving the area. At full buildout, the substation is planned to have 120 MVA capacity with four 30 MVA transformer banks; four 69 kV lines; sixteen 12 kV circuits; four 12 kV capacitors and four bays of standard steel rack, approximately 30 feet tall, of 69 kV bus and 69 kV transformer; and one 40 foot-long x 20-foot-wide masonry block control shelter. In addition, on the northeast side of the substation site, two tiered retaining walls would be constructed that would be approximately 32 and 20 feet in height. Access to the substation facility will be via two 30-foot-wide driveways from Mira Sorrento Place to the west of the substation.

Contact Information
Michael Rosauer
California Public Utilities Commission, Energy Division
Lead/Public Agency
505 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102-3298

Phone : (415) 703-2579

Location

Cities
San Diego
Counties
San Diego
Cross Streets
Vista Sorrento Parkway, Mira Mesa Boulevard
Zip
92121
Total Acres
3.7
Parcel #
340-090-65, 340-090-67, 304-090-64
State Highways
I-805, 5
Railways
Burlington Northern Santa Fe
Airports
Marine Corps Air Station
Schools
Audeo Charter School
Waterways
Los Penasquitos Creek
Township
15S
Range
3W
Section
5

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
CA PUC
Approving Agency Role
Lead Agency
Approved On
Final Environmental Document Available at
http://www.cpuc.ca.gov/environment/info/dudek/MiraSorrento/MiraSorrentoSub.htm

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 Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(2c) An other document type was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
Yes
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
N/A
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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