The Oakland EcoBlock - A Zero Net Energy, Low Water Use REtrofit Neighborhood


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Energy Commission (California Energy Commission)
Document Title
The Oakland EcoBlock - A Zero Net Energy, Low Water Use REtrofit Neighborhood
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The EcoBlock is an urban sustainablility research and retrofit project in Oakland, CA that brings together residents of a local neighborhood block and a multi-disciplinary team of experts from UC Berkeley, Lawrence Berkeley Natinal Lab, Stanford University, the City of Oakland and local professionals. Built on local community buy-in, the project seeks to design, and blueprint an integrated solar-powered urban system that demonstrates a highly-efficient, affordable neighborhood block-scale energy (for home and transportation) water, and wastewater treatment and reuse platform and retrofitting process that can be replicated across California and the United States.

Contact Information
Anthony Ng
California Energy Commission
1516 Ninth Street, MS-48
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 445-5297



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15262; 15306; 15061(b)(3)
Reasons for Exemption
Feasibility or planning sutdies for possible future actions which the agency, board, or commission has not approved, adopted, or funded. Information Collection. The project will not have a signigicant effect on the environment.

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