CalEHP Guiding Principles


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Energy Commission
Document Title
CalEHP Guiding Principles
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The Guiding Principles for CalEHP establish high-level guidance and policy findings for the program, including eligibility criteria and policy considerations for potential third-party program administrators. CalEHP is a building decarbonization incentive program established by Assembly Bill 137 (Ting, Stats. 2021, Ch. 77) that will provide technical assistance and financial incentives for new, market-rate residential building projects using an all-electric building design and energy storage systems.

Contact Information

Nicolas Oliver
Agency Name
California Energy Commission
Job Title
Staff Counsel
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Other Location Info

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
CEQA Guidelines sections 15307; 15308; 15061(b)(3); 15378(b)(2) and (b)(4).
Reasons for Exemption
Approval of the CalEHP Guiding Principles is a regulatory action that is not a project under CEQA Guidelines section 15378(b)(2) and (b)(4) and would protect natural resources and the environment, consistent with the categorical exemptions to CEQA review under sections 15307 and 15308 of the CEQA Guidelines. Additionally, the Guiding Principles are consistent with the common-sense exemption under section 15061(b)(3) of the CEQA Guidelines.


Notice of Exemption

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