Increasing Access to Smart and Affordable Energy for Customers and Resource Adequacy for the California Grid

Summary

SCH Number
2021040157
Public Agency
California Energy Commission
Document Title
Increasing Access to Smart and Affordable Energy for Customers and Resource Adequacy for the California Grid
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
4/7/2021

Document Description
The work entails replacing, installing, and managing new and existing energy devices (e.g. smart thermostats, water heaters), without any direct or indirect environmental change. The work will install up to 7,000 standard home technologies like smart thermostats that will provide at least 4 MW of flexible capacity managed by Packetized Energy. Other possible device types, oriented for renters and multi-family buildings, include mini-split air conditioning units and window air conditioning units.

Contact Information
Pamela Doughman
CA Energy Commission
Lead/Public Agency
1516 9th Street
sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 776-0750
pamela.doughman@energy.ca.gov

Location

Regions
Statewide
Other Location Info
TBD California locations in Pacific Gas & Electric and Southern California Edison territories.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
CCR, tit. 14, 15301
Reasons for Exemption
The project is exempt under 14 CCR section 15301, which exempts operation, repair, maintenance, permitting, leasing, licensing, or minor alteration of existing public or private structures, facilities, mechanical equipment, or topographical features, involving negligible or no expansion of existing or former use. This agreement's building retrofit activities are exempt under 14 CCR section 15301 because they will involve retrofitting existing residential buildings consisting of minor alterations and operation of existing facilities with little or no expansion of existing or former use. The work entails replacing, installing, and managing new and existing home energy devices (e.g. smart thermostats, water heaters), without any direct or indirect environmental change.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
NOE EPC-20-011 Packetized Energy signed   PDF 216 K

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