CALIFORNIA ENERGY RESOURCES
CONSERVATION AND DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION
|In the matter of,||)||Docket No. 03-IEP-01, 02-REN-1038,|
|Informational Proceeding and||)||03-RPS-1078, and 04-DIST-GEN-1|
|Preparation of the 2004 Integrated,||)||NOTICE OF JOINT COMMITTEE|
|Energy Policy Report Update||)||WORKSHOP AND WHITE PAPER|
|(2004 Energy Report Update)||) |
|AVAILABILITY RE: Accelerated
Renewable Energy Development
Draft Staff White Paper
NOTICE OF JOINT COMMITTEE WORKSHOP AND AVAILABILITY OF
ACCELERATED RENEWABLE ENERGY DEVELOPMENT
DRAFT STAFF WHITE PAPER
The California Energy Commission's 2004-2005 Integrated Energy Policy Report (IEPR) Committee and Renewables Committee (Committees) will conduct a workshop to seek public comment on the Accelerated Renewable Energy Development Draft Staff White Paper. Commissioner John L. Geesman is the Presiding Member and Commissioner James D. Boyd is the Associate Member of the IEPR Committee. The Presiding Member of the Renewables Committee is Commissioner John L. Geesman and Commissioner Jackalyne Pfannenstiel is the Associate Member.
The workshop will be held:
AUGUST 27, 2004
Starting at 9 a.m.
California Environmental Protection Agency Building
1001 I Street
Second Floor, Coastal Room
For audio and video broadcast over the Internet. Please go to: [www.energy.ca.gov/webcast/]
Availability of Draft Staff White Paper
The draft staff white paper addresses the following topics:
- Renewables Portfolio Standard (RPS) rules and plans.
- Trends and outlook for renewable energy and the estimated energy needed to meet the statewide accelerated RPS goal of 20 percent by 2010.
- Policy issues for the RPS, including post-2010 goals, individual utility targets, and the possible use of renewable energy certificates in future RPS solicitations.
- Policy issues for PV incentive programs, including over-subscription, performance-based incentives, PV in new homes, and net metering caps.
The staff draft white paper is available from the Energy Commission's website at: www.energy.ca.gov/2004_policy_update. Parties may obtain a printed copy by contacting Janet Preis in the Energy Commission's Technology Market Development Office at (916) 654-4524.
The Committees are seeking the active participation of all interested parties in discussing the draft staff white paper. The workshop agenda and questions for the workshop will be posted during the week of August 2 on the Energy Commission's website [www.energy.ca.gov/2004_policy_update/documents/]. Written responses to the specific questions or other comments may be submitted in advance of the workshop or as reply comments by September 7, 2004 (see Written Comments below).
The Energy Commission adopts an Integrated Energy Policy Report (Energy Report) every two years and updates the report every other year. In the 2003 Energy Report, the Energy Commission indicated that it was committed to examining accelerated renewable development as part of the 2004 Energy Report Update. The draft staff white paper has been prepared to help inform the 2004 Energy Report Update proceeding regarding acceleration of California's long-term renewable energy goals for central-station renewable and distributed PV generation.
The Energy Commission encourages members of the public to submit specific written comments on the draft staff white paper and workshop questions. Written comments submitted before the workshop are requested by close of business August 24, 2004. Written comments may also be submitted at the workshop, and interested parties may submit reply comments following the workshop by September 7, 2004.
Please file a single copy electronically with the Docket Unit and follow up with an original copy by mail. The Energy Commission encourages comments by e-mail so that they may be posted on the Energy Commission's IEPR proceeding website. If you cannot send comments by e-mail, please provide an original and12 copies by mail or in person to the Energy Commission's Docket Unit. All written materials filed with the Docket Unit will become part of the public record in this proceeding.
If filing comments by e-mail, please send one e-mail to [firstname.lastname@example.org] with "03-IEP-01, 02-REN-1038, 03-RPS-1078, and 04-DIST-GEN-1" as the subject line and follow up with one original copy to the address below. Otherwise, please send or deliver written materials to:
California Energy Commission
Re: Docket Nos. 03-IEP-01, 02-REN-1038, 03-RPS-1078, and 04-DIST-GEN-1
Docket Unit, MS-4
1516 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814-5504
The Energy Commission's Public Adviser, Margret J. Kim, provides the public assistance in participating in Energy Commission activities. If you would like information on how to participate in this workshop, please contact the Public Adviser's Office by phone at (916) 654-4489 or toll free at (800) 822-6228, by FAX at (916) 654-4493, or by e-mail at [email@example.com]. If you have a disability and require assistance to participate in this workshop, please contact Lou Quiroz at (916) 654-5146 at least five days in advance. Directions to the California Environmental Protection Agency Building can be found at: [www.calepa.ca.gov/EPAbldg/location.htm]. To participate via telephone or e-mail during the hearing, please call: (800) 857-9600 (passcode: 21142) or send e-mail to: [IEPRHearing@energy.state.ca.us]. Please note: the telephone number and e-mail are available only during the hearing.
If you have questions on the technical subject matter of this notice, please contact Pam Doughman at (916) 654-4071 or by e-mail at [firstname.lastname@example.org]. News media inquiries should be directed to Claudia Chandler, Assistant Executive Director, at (916) 654-4989.
JOHN L. GEESMAN
JAMES D. BOYD
|Commissioner and Presiding Member
2004-2005 Integrated Energy Policy Report Committee,
Presiding Member Renewables Committee
|Commissioner and Associate Member
2004-2005 Integrated Energy Policy Report Committee,
|Commissioner and Associate Member|
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