Evaluation and Large-Scale Deployment of Iron Electrolyte Flow Battery for Microgrid Services and Renewables Integration

Summary

SCH Number
2020030251
Lead Agency
University of California, San Diego (University of California San Diego)
Document Title
Evaluation and Large-Scale Deployment of Iron Electrolyte Flow Battery for Microgrid Services and Renewables Integration
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
3/9/2020
Project Applicant
University of California, San Diego

Document Description
The project proposes to install 6 (six) fiberglass electrolyte tanks and two flow battery power skids on an existing graded and compacted area at the UC San Diego East Campus Utility Plant (ECUP). The project site is approximately 2,500 square-feet (SF) and an electrical connection would be tied to an existing switchgear station. Project would install footings for the electrolyte tanks, install underground conduit to the switchgear, and pave the site. Construction staging/laydown would occur within the existing fence line.

Contact Information
Alison Buckley
University of California, San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093-0074

Phone : (858) 534-4464

Location

Cities
San Diego
Counties
San Diego
Cross Streets
East Campus Utility Plant, south of Voigt Drive and east of Campus Point Drive

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301
Reasons for Exemption
Based on the above project description, the proposed project is classified as exempt from the provisions of CEQA under Section 15301 Class 1 existing facilities. The proposed project consists of minor alterations of existing mechanical equipment and an addition that would not result in the increase of more than 50 percent of the existing floor area. In addition, none of the exceptions to the exemptions apply.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2020030251_Electolyte Flow Battery NOE   PDF 99 K

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