Renewable Microgrid for a Medical Center


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Energy Commission (California Energy Commission)
Document Title
Renewable Microgrid for a Medical Center
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
Install renewable-based micro-gold at the Kaiser Permanente facility in Richmond, California. The microgrid consists of a 250kW rooftop and carport canopy photovoltaic system, 250 kW power conditioner, 1 MWh battery energy storage, and a microgrid controller. The microgrid will support critical hospital system by providing at least three hours of power during a utility outage and participating in automated demand response to reduce electrical demand.

Contact Information
Consuelo Sichon
California Energy Commission
1516 Ninth Street, MS-48
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 327-2222


Contra Costa

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15303, Class 3
Reasons for Exemption
New construction of limited small new facilities; installation of small, new equipment and facilities in small structures; and conversion of the use of small existing strucutres (e.g., construction of three or fewer single-family homes in urban areas).

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