Borrego Springs - A Future Photovoltaic Based Microgrid


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Energy Commission
Document Title
Borrego Springs - A Future Photovoltaic Based Microgrid
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
A 12 in x 30 in elevated modular weatherproof enclosure will be built inside the limits of an existing substation housing the gated microgrid generators in Borrego Springs. This installation is completely contained within an existing, developed substation site on land that is not environmentally sensitive. There is no expansion of the existing substation site. No historic resources or buildings will be affected. Noise and odors will not be generated by this installation in excess of existing permitted amounts. The installation will not increase traffic to the site. The installations will not require permits for air, water, conditional use, building expansion, hazardous waste, or rezoning.

Contact Information

Jamie Patterson
Agency Name
California Energy Commission
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Diego
Other Location Info
Borrego Springs

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
Operation, repair, maintenance, or minor alteration of existing structures or facilities not expanding existing uses.

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