CA3 Data Center

Summary

SCH Number
2021080438
Lead Agency
California Energy Commission
Document Title
CA3 Data Center
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Received
Present Land Use
Light Industrial
Document Description
Construct a four-story data center building of nearly 470,000 square foot, including data center suites, surface parking, loading dock, and landscaping. The data center would be supplied electricity by Silicon Valley Power (SVP) through a new 100 megavolt amperes (MVA) electrical substation to be constructed as part of the data center. Project elements also include switchgear and distribution cabling to interconnect the generator yard to the data center. The data center would have uninterruptible power supplied from SVP and delivered to the project via forty-four 2.75-megawatt (MW) Tier-4 diesel-fired backup emergency generators. The maximum generating capacity of the CA3BGF would be limited to 96 MW.

Contact Information

Name
Eric Veerkamp
Agency Name
California Energy Commission
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Cities
Santa Clara
Counties
Santa Clara
Regions
Citywide, Countywide, Northern California, San Francisco Bay Area, Statewide
Cross Streets
Walsh Avenue and Bowers Avenue
Zip
95951
Total Acres
6.69
Jobs
50
Parcel #
216-28-112
State Highways
101, 82
Railways
CalTrain
Airports
Mineta San Jose International
Schools
Brachar Elem.
Waterways
San Tomas Aquino Creek, Calabasas Creek
Township
6S
Range
1W
Section
33
Base
NA

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Industrial (Light Industrial)(Sq. Ft. 469000, Acres 6.69, Employees 50)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Economics/Jobs, Energy, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mandatory Findings of Significance, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Wildfire
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 Transportation, Division of Aeronautics (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Energy Commission, California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 (RWQCB), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)

Attachments

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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