South Orange County Reliability Enhancement (SOCRE) Project (San Diego Gas & Electric Company)

6 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC)
Document Title
South Orange County Reliability Enhancement (SOCRE) Project (San Diego Gas & Electric Company)
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Present Land Use
Multiple: Multi-Family/Single Family Residential, Open Space, Recreation/Parks, Industrial, Landfill, Commercial

Document Description
Note: Extended per lead The SOCRE project would include: 1. Rebuilding and upgrading the existing 138/12-kV air-insulated Capistrano Substation (2 acres) as a 230/138/12-kV gas-insulated substation (6.4 acres); 2. Replacing a segment of a single-circuit 138-kV transmission line between the Talega and Capistrano substations with a new double-circuit 230-kV transmission line (7.5 miles), and relocating several transmission and distribution line segments (2 miles, combined) located near the two substations; and 3. Relocating a 12-kV distribution line into new and existing underground conduit and overhead on new structures form the proposed San Juan Capistrano Substation to Prima Deschecha Landfill. Project construction is anticipated to begin November 2013 and would take about 4 years.

Contact Information
Andrew Barnsdale
California Public Utilities Commission
Lead/Public Agency
505 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102-3298

Phone : (415) 703-3221


33°30'44"N 117°39'55"W
San Clemente San Juan Capistrano
Orange San Diego
Cross Streets
Camino Capistrano, Cristianitos Rd
Total Acres
21 (permanent)
Parcel #
State Highways
Union Pacific
John Wayne, LA/Ontario
San Juan Hills HS
Pacific Ocean

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Power:Other Power Type (Transmission, substation)(Megawatts 138/230 kv)
Local Action
Project Issues
Aesthetics Agriculture and Forestry Resources Air Quality Biological Resources Cultural Resources Cumulative Effects Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Geology/Soils Growth Inducement Hazards & Hazardous Materials Hydrology/Water Quality Land Use/Planning Mineral Resources Noise Population/Housing Public Services Recreation Schools/Universities Septic System Sewer Capacity Solid Waste Transportation Vegetation Wetland/Riparian Wildfire
Reviewing Agencies
California Coastal Commission (CCC) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 11 (DOT) California Department of Transportation, District 12 (DOT) California Energy Commission California Highway Patrol California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region 9 (RWQCB) Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics Department of Water Resources Resources Agency California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) Resources, Recycling and Recovery California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW)

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 or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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