Santa Paula Battery Energy Storage System Project

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Santa Paula, City of (City of Santa Paula)
Document Title
Santa Paula Battery Energy Storage System Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration

Document Description
Construction and operation of a battery electrical storage system that would store up to MW of electricity for dispatch into the local Southern CA Edison grid via the existing adjacent Wakefield Substation. The storage system would consist of 20 self-contained battery storage modules that would each house mounting battery racks, 22 lithium-ion battery cells, and associated electrical equipment. The battery storage modules would be made from converted shipping containers. The storage modules would be surrounded by an access drive aisle. An overhead solar panel array would be containers. The storage modules would be surrounded by an access drive aisle. An overhead solar panel array would be constructed across the top of the modules to charge the batteries. The entire project site would be fenced for security and restricted access. An existing office building on the site would be renovated and used as an office by the project applicant.

Contact Information
Janna Minsk
City of Santa Paula
P.O. Box 569
Santa Paula, CA 93061

(805) 933-4214


34°21'24.4"N 119°3'18"W
Santa Paula
Cross Streets
North 13th St & East Main St
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
150, 126
Santa Paula
Santa Clara River, Santa Paula Creek

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Power:Other Power Type (battery storage)(20 Watts)
Local Action
Use Permit Site Plan
Project Issues
Cumulative Effects Landuse Wetland/Riparian Water Supply Water Quality Vegetation Traffic/Circulation Toxic/Hazardous Solid Waste Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Sewer Capacity Septic System Schools/Universities Recreation/Parks Public Services Population/Housing Balance Noise Minerals Geologic/Seismic Forest Land/Fire Hazard Flood Plain/Flooding Drainage/Absorption Biological Resources Archaeologic-Historic Air Quality Agricultural Land Aesthetic/Visual
Reviewing Agencies
Caltrans, District 7 Air Resources Board, Major Industrial Projects California Department of Parks and Recreation California Energy Commission California Highway Patrol California Public Utilities Commission Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 5 Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Native American Heritage Commission Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 4 Resources Agency
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