Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) Project (#100523)

Summary

SCH Number
2015011016
Lead Agency
Imperial Irrigation District
Document Title
Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) Project (#100523)
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Received
Present Land Use
"Government/Special Public," Recreation/Open Space and Agriculture (Imperial County 2007b)

Document Description
The project consists of a 33MVA 20MW-hour battery system that will be built at the IID El Centro Generating Station (ECGS) and includes a metal-framed building to house the batteries, mounting racks and electronic equipment as well as the installation of ancillary components to enable its interconnection to the ECGS Unit 32 generator's tie line. The building will not be designed for permanent occupancy and the equipment will be serviced on an intermittent basis by technicians. Existing facilities at the ECGS will be utilized for fire suppression, potable water supply, compressed air and restrooms. Access will be provided by the existing ECGS drive-in gate located on Villa Road.

Contact Information
Donald Vargas
Imperial Irrigation District
333 E. Barioni Boulevard PO Box 937
Imperial, CA 92251

Phone : (760) 482-3609

Location

Coordinates
32.8°'"N 115°'"W
Cities
El Centro
Counties
Imperial
Cross Streets
1st Street and Villa Road
Zip
92243
Total Acres
2
Parcel #
044-430-008
State Highways
Hwy 111
Township
15S
Range
14E
Section
47
Base
SBB&M

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Power:Other Power Type (33 Watts)
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: Energy Storage
Project Issues
Wetland/Riparian
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board Cal Fire California Department of Parks and Recreation California Energy Commission California Highway Patrol California Public Utilities Commission Caltrans, District 11 Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6 Department of Water Resources Native American Heritage Commission Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 7 Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water
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