State Water Project (SWP) Power Facilities Electrical Interconnection Agreements

Summary

SCH Number
2014118054
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
State Water Project (SWP) Power Facilities Electrical Interconnection Agreements
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
11/6/2014

Document Description
CDWR operates the State Water Project, which has as one of its primary purposes, the conservation and distribution of water throughout the State for the benefit of CA's Citizens. These agreements govern continued interconnection of SWP facilities in the PG&E service area to the CAISO-Controlled transmission grid.

Contact Information
John Yarbrough
California Department of Water Resources
1416 Ninth Street Rm. 1104
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 574-0665

Location

Counties
Kern

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S:15301, 15261, Class 1
Reasons for Exemption
Statutory Exemption. 15261 CDWR and PG&E have been operating on an interconnected basis since the 1960s, most recently under a Comprehensive Agreement set to terminate on Dec. 31, 2014. Upon termination of the Comprehensive Agreement and subject to FERC approval, these interconnection agreements maintain electrical interconnection and transmission for power facilities of the SWP with negligible or no expansion of existing use.
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