Calpeak Power - Border
Emergency Peaker Project

Docket Number:

01-EP-14 (Application For Certification)
01-EP-14C (Compliance Proceeding)

Project Status: Licensed; In Compliance Phase. Operational: October 26, 2001

Applicant: CalPeak Power LLC

Location: Otay Mesa, San Diego County

Size: 49.5 Megawatt Peaking Power Plant


CalPeak Power - Border, LLC proposes to construct a simple-cycle peaking electric generation facility consisting of one FT8 Pratt & Whitney Twinpac, with two gas turbine engines and one 49.5 megawatt generator. Called the CalPeak Power - Border, LLC Project, it is proposed to be located in the Otay Mesa area of the City of San Diego, San Diego County, California.

Full Project Description

Energy Commission Facility Certification Process

The California Energy Commission is the lead agency (for licensing thermal power plants 50 megawatts and larger) under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and has a certified regulatory program under CEQA. Under its certified program, the Energy Commission is exempt from having to prepare an environmental impact report. Its certified program, however, does require environmental analysis of the project, including an analysis of alternatives and mitigation measures to minimize any significant adverse effect the project may have on the environment.

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