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CX-004957: Categorical Exclusion Determination

General Compression, Inc. -Fuel-Free, Ubiquitous, Compressed Air Energy Storage
CX(s) Applied: B3.6
Date: 08/14/2010
Location(s): Watertown, Massachusetts
Office(s): Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy

Funding will support research and development on General Compression Air Energy Storage technology for the design and development of a pilot scale 2.2 megawatt Advanced System Prototype. The proposed work is consistent with the goal of Grid-Scale Rampable Intermittently Dispachable Storage (GRIDS): development of new technologies to enable the widespread deployment of cost-effective, grid-scale energy storage. Work consists entirely of research, development, and demonstration to be completed at General Compression, Inc.'s test facility in Watertown, Massachusetts. The work performed will be limited to in-lab design, assembly, operation, testing, and evaluation.