Urban Microgrids for Grid Resiliency and Disaster Readiness


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Energy Commission (California Energy Commission)
Document Title
Urban Microgrids for Grid Resiliency and Disaster Readiness
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
Demonstrate a commercialization-capable, modular, and secure approach that accelerates adoption of microgrids in the state of California. The project will develop and deploy Virtual Wide-Area Microgrids (V-WAM) within disadvantaged communities that span multiple IOU service territories and involve microgrids with differetn sizes for disaster-readiness, resiliency and grid services.

Contact Information
Qing Tian
California Energy Commission
1516 Ninth Street, MS-48
Sacramento, CA 95814

(916) 327-1462


Stockton Richmond Fontana
San Joaquin San Bernardino Contra Costa
Cross Streets

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
PRC S: 21080.35
Reasons for Exemption
The installation of the solar photovoltaic panels on the rooftop and/or parking lot is statutorily exempt. The installations are on the roofs of existing buildings and parking lots. The associated equipment takes up less than 500 square feet of ground surface and will be located on the same or immediately adjacent as the solar panels.
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