Geothermal Exploration, Economic Feasibility/Market Analysis & Distributed Energy Demonstration

Summary

SCH Number
2015049020
Lead Agency
Modoc County
Document Title
Geothermal Exploration, Economic Feasibility/Market Analysis & Distributed Energy Demonstration
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
4/29/2015

Document Description
Approval of grant GEO-14-003 with Modoc Co. for $1,129,619 to conduct geothermal resource assessments/exploratory drilling in Surprise Valley; install/demonstrate a small geothermal distributed energy unit to generate electricity at Surprise Valley Hot Springs; and conduct a geothermal economic feasibility and market analysis to provide information that can be used for future planning for expanded geothermal development in the area. As a Responsible Agency, the Energy Commission has reviewed the Mitigated Negative Declaration prepared for the project activities by Modoc County and determined that the project will not have a significant environmental impact.

Contact Information
Cheryl Closson
California Energy Commission
1516 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 651-0315

Location

Counties
Modoc

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
California Energy Commission
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On
Final Environmental Document Available at
Modoc County, 203 West 4th Street, Alturas, CA 96101

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
Yes

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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