SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Energy Commission (California Energy Commission)
Document Title
SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The nature and purpose of the High Performance Agent Based Simulation (HiPAS) GridLAB-D project is to increase the performance of the open source version of GridLAB-D when applied to integrated capacity analysis of distributed energy resources impacts, and to improve the broad accessibility of high-performance power grid modeling capabilities to the community of smart grid modelers and distribution simulation users in California. This project benefits ratepayers by delivering software to support more reliable, lower cost and safer electricity distribution. Additionally, supporting the goals of CPUC's DER Action Plan.

Contact Information
David Chambers
California Energy Commission
1516 Ninth Street, MS-48
Sacramento, CA 95814

(916) 327-2356


Menlo Park
San Mateo
Cross Streets
2575 Sand Hill Rd

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
Information Collection provides that project which consist of basic data collection, research, experimental management, and resource evaluation activities, which do not result in serious or major disturbance to an environmental resource.
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