Walsh Data Center

2 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2020029062
Lead Agency
Energy Commission (California Energy Commission)
Document Title
Walsh Data Center
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
8/18/2020
Project Applicant
Digital Realty
Present Land Use
Site

Document Description
The applicant proposes to construct and operate the Walsh Data Center (WDC) project at 651 Walsh Avenue in Santa Clara, California. The project proposes to demolish the existing improvements on the site and construct the WDC building, the associated Walsh Backup Generating Facility (WBGF) generator equipment yard, and an electrical substation. The associated WBGF would consist of 33 diesel fired generators that would be used exclusively to provide backup generation to support the Critical Information Technology (IT) load of the server bays, mechanical cooling loads, and house power backup of the WDC. The maximum electrical load of the WDC would be up to 80 MW.

Contact Information
Leonidas Payne
California Energy Commission
1516 9th St
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 651-0966
leonidas.payne@energy.ca.gov

Location

Cities
Santa Clara
Counties
Santa Clara
Cross Streets
Walsh Avenue and Lafayette Street

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
Commissioners
Approving Agency Role
Lead Agency
Approved On
Final Environmental Document Available at
https://efiling.energy.ca.gov/Lists/DocketLog.aspx?docketnumber=19-SPPE-02

Determinations

(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
No
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(2b) A Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(2c) An other document type was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
Yes
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
Yes
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes

Attachments

Notice of Determination
2020029062_CDFW Receipt   PDF 524 K

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