Installation of Carport Mounted Solar PV Electricity Generation Systems

Summary

SCH Number
2020080477
Lead Agency
Upland Unified School District
Document Title
Installation of Carport Mounted Solar PV Electricity Generation Systems
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
8/27/2020
Project Applicant
Upland Unified School District

Document Description
Nalure - Under an ECAA-ED Loan Agreement Upland Unified School District seeks to install solar PV systems on open-rack carport structures at five school sites: Foothill Knolls STEM Academy. Magnolia Elementary, Citrus Elementary, Peppertree Elementary, and Upland Junior High School. Each of the systems will be installed in existing parking areas. Purpose - The purpose of the project is to invest in self-generation as a hedge against rising utility costs. Beneficiaries of the Project. The students and staff at Upland USO will benefit from a smaller fraction of the general fund being spent on utilities. Funding can be re-purposed such that it directly supports the education of the students. The community will also benefit in that property taxes paid for the support of the local education agency can be used more effectively towards the goal of student academic growth.

Contact Information
Arik Avanesyans
Upland Unified School District
390 North Euclid Ave
Upland, CA 91786

Phone : (909) 985-1864

Location

Cities
Upland
Counties
San Bernardino

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
21080.35
Reasons for Exemption
In addition to the categorical exemptions. CEQA Guidelines Section 21080.35 provides that solar energy systems installed on the roof of an existing building or on an existing parking lot are statutory exempt from CECA
Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, 15303
Reasons for Exemption
See NOE

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2020080477_Notice of Exemption   PDF 337 K

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