Kola Battery Energy Storage System Project

Summary

SCH Number
2022050170
Lead Agency
Alameda County
Document Title
Kola Battery Energy Storage System Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Received
Present Land Use
The area is in the Agricultural (A) zoning district; and under Alameda County’s East County Area (as amended by “Measure D”), the area is in the Large Parcel Agriculture general plan land use designation.
Document Description
The project is an application for a Conditional Use Permit to allow construction of a 700-megawatt (MW) battery energy storage system (BESS) facility over a contiguous 42-acre parcel. The proposed project is designed to absorb or output approximately 700 MW (400 MW in Phase 1, 300 MW in Phase 2) of electricity within the BESS and would consist of a 230-kilovolt overhead gen-tie line that would extend to the Pacific Gas & Electric Tesla Substation.

Contact Information

Name
Albert Lopez
Agency Name
Alameda County
Job Title
Planning Director
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Name
Jennifer Merrick
Agency Name
Tetra Tech, Inc.
Job Title
Senior Project Manager
Contact Types
Consulting Firm

Location

Cities
Unincorporated area
Regions
San Francisco Bay Area
Cross Streets
Midway Road, Patterson Pass Road
Zip
95377
Total Acres
179
Parcel #
099B-7950-001-03 & 099B-7950-001-04
State Highways
580, 205
Railways
UPRR
Airports
None
Schools
None
Waterways
Patterson Run, California Aqueduct
Township
3S
Range
4E
Section
5
Base
Midway

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 Energy Commission, California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB), Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
Development Types
Power:Other Power Type (Battery Energy Storage)(Megawatts 700)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Energy, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Wildfire
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End

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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