Essential Power Support for the Kaiser Permanente Ontario Medical Center using Long Duration Batteries within a Renewable Energy Microgrid

Summary

SCH Number
2020090310
Lead Agency
Ontario, City of (City of Ontario)
Document Title
Essential Power Support for the Kaiser Permanente Ontario Medical Center using Long Duration Batteries within a Renewable Energy Microgrid
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
9/16/2020
Project Applicant
Charge Bliss, Inc
Present Land Use
Commercial

Document Description
Charge Bliss proposes an 8 MWh long-term flow battery plus 2.2 MW photovoltaic array microgrid for the Kaiser Permanente Ontario Medical Center in a combined disadvantaged and low-income community.

Contact Information
Joseph Sit
California Energy Commission
1500 5th street
sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 327-1315
joseph.sit@energy.ca.gov

Location

Cities
Ontario
Counties
San Bernardino
Cross Streets
2295 S Vineyard Ave
Zip
91761

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Cal. Code Regs., tit 14, § 15301; Cal. Code Regs., tit 14, § 15311
Reasons for Exemption
The rooftop solar PV systems will not require any of the permits listed in Public Resources Code section 21080.35(d). The carport solar PV systems will be installed over parking lots that have existed for more than 2 years and will not require the removal of any trees. No additional site modifications besides the concrete pads will be needed to accommodate the flow batteries. The project will not generate noise in excess of permitted levels, will not generate odors, will not affect any historic resources, and will not involve any hazardous or toxic materials. The project, when considered as a whole, will not result in a cumulative impact that is significant on the environment. Further, none of the exceptions to exemptions listed in CEQA Guidelines section 15300.2 apply to this project.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
CEQA-EPC-20-002 Charge Bliss Signed FINAL 091620   PDF 60 K

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