Urban Microgrids for Grid Resiliency and Disaster Readiness - REVISED


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

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 Micro grids (V-W AM) within disadvantaged communities that span multiple investor owned utility service territories and involve microgrids with different sizes for disaster-readiness, resiliency and grid services.

Contact Information
Hatice Gecol
California Energy Commission
1516 Ninth Street, MS-48
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 327-1551


Fontana Richmond
Contra Costa San Bernardino
Other Location Info
See NOE for full description of Addresses.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
PRC § 21080.35
Reasons for Exemption
The installation of the solar photovoltaic panels on the rooftop and/or parking lot is statutorily exempt under Public Resources Code 21080.35. 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 parcel as the solar panels. The installation of the solar panels does not require any of the permits listed in Public Resources Code 21080.35(d).


Notice of Exemption
2019110265_Gridscape Solutions   PDF 479 K

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