Lafayette Data Center

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
California Energy Commission
Document Title
Lafayette Data Center
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
office buildings
Document Description
Construct a three-story 576,120 square foot data center building, generator equipment yard, surface parking, and landscaping. The data center would be supplied electricity by Silicon Valley Power (SVP) through a new distribution substation to be constructed on the project site. Backup generation would be supplied by forty-four 3-megawatt (MW) diesel-fired backup generators, and one 0.8 MW emergency generator for the administrative/office areas. The maximum backup generating capacity would be limited to the maximum load for the data center buildings (99.8 MW).

Contact Information

Leonidas Payne
Agency Name
California Energy Commission
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Santa Clara
Santa Clara
Northern California
Cross Streets
Lafayette Street & Central Expresway

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Natural Resources Agency, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Toxic Substances Control, San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC), State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
Development Types
Power:Other Power Type (backup generating facility for data center)(Megawatts 99.8)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources


Draft Environmental Document [Draft IS, NOI_NOA_Public notices, OPR Summary Form, Appx,]
Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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