Facilitating On-farm Participation in Energy Demand Management Programs


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Energy Commission
Document Title
Facilitating On-farm Participation in Energy Demand Management Programs
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The purpose of this agreement is to fund research and development of sophisticated analytical tools for identifying and implementing optimal irrigation management strategies --- specifically including deficit irrigation --- that capitalize on utility incentive programs associated with time-of-use rates, demand response, and automated demand response.

Contact Information

Cyrus Ghandi
Agency Name
California Energy Commission
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
This project will involve installation of moisture sensors, weather stations, and pressure monitoring at the participating farms in the San Joaquin Valley, and will be collecting data for software analysis. The installations will not interfere with ongoing farm operations. Therefore, this project will have no significant impact on the environment and falls within section 15306.

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