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Wednesday, February 7, 2001

1516 Ninth Street
Hearing Room A, First Floor
Sacramento, California
Starting at 10 a.m.
(Wheelchair Accessible)


THE COMMISSION WILL CONSIDER THE FOLLOWING ITEMS:

  1. CONSENT CALENDAR. (Items on the consent calendar will be taken up and voted on as a group. A Commissioner may request that an item be discussed and moved to later on the agenda).

    1. ENERGYPRO. Possible approval of EnergyPro Version 3.0 along with the decertification of Version 2.1 for use in complying with the Residential Energy Efficiency Standards.

    2. ENERGYPRO. Possible approval of EnergyPro Version 3.0 along with the decertification of Version 2.1 for use in complying with the Nonresidential Energy Efficiency Standards.

    3. MICROPAS6. Possible approval of Micropas6 Version 6.0 for use in complying with the Residential Standards along with the decertification and recision of Micropas5 for use in complying with the Residential Energy Efficiency Standards.

  2. U. S. DATAPORT JURISDICTIONAL DETERMINATION. Public hearing on a request for determination that the Energy Commission does not have power facility licensing jurisdiction over a planned development that will include a cogeneration facility with generating capacity of less than 49.96 MW and likely installation of up to 200 MW of back-up generators. Contact: Bill Chamberlain, 654-3951. (30 minutes)

  3. THE VALLEY GROUP, INC. Possible approval of a sole source Contract 700-00-006 for $369,204 to demonstrate the feasibility of implementing real time transmission line ratings for Path 15 and identifying other paths in California which could benefit from real time thermal ratings. Contact: Don Kondoleon, 654-3918. (15 minutes)

  4. AB 970 DEMAND RESPONSIVENESS PROGRAM. Possible approval of seven contracts to recruit commercial customers, perform site surveys and install real-time meters, two-way communication hardware and demand responsiveness software that will provide approximately 71.925 MW of peak electricity demand savings during the summer of 2001. Contact: Michael Messenger, 654-4774. (15 minutes)

    1. PACIFIC GAS & ELECTRIC. Contract 400-00-027 for $1,411,026 with approximately 35 MW of savings.

    2. SIEBEN ENERGY ASSOCIATES. Contract 400-00-028 for $340,245 with approximately 1.3 MW of savings.

    3. SAN DIEGO REGIONAL ENERGY OFFICE. Contract 400-00-029 for $1,085,476 with approximately 3.125 MW of savings.

    4. ROSEVILLE ELECTRIC. Contract 400-00-030 for $956,000 with approximately 10 MW of savings.

    5. APOGEE INTERACTIVE, INC. Contract 400-00-031 for $422,915 with approximately 5 MW of savings.

    6. ENRON ENERGY SERVICES OPERATIONS, INC. Contract 400-00-033 for $1,500,000 with approximately 7.5 MW of savings.

    7. SACRAMENTO MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT. Contract 400-00-034 for $882,750 with approximately 10 MW of savings.

  5. AB 970 DEMAND RESPONSIVENESS PROGRAM. Possible approval of three grants to install hardware, two-way communication devices and demand responsiveness software that will provide approximately 4.3 MW of peak electricity demand savings during the Summer of 2001. Contact: Beverly Duffy, 654-4030. (15 minutes)

    1. CISCO SYSTEMS. A grant for $40,460 with approximately 1.2 MW of savings.

    2. HEWLETT PACKARD COMPANY. A grant for $422,800 with approximately 1.9 MW of savings.

    3. ALAMEDA COUNTY. A grant for $260,964 with approximately 1.2 MW of savings.

  6. HUNTINGTON BEACH GENERATING STATION RETOOL PROJECT. Possible approval of the Executive Director's data adequacy recommendation for the Huntington Beach Generating Station Retool Project Application for Certification (Docket No. 00-AFC-13). Contact: Eileen Allen, 654-4082. (15 minutes)

  7. HUNTINGTON BEACH GENERATING STATION RETOOL PROJECT. Possible approval of a Committee Assignment for Huntington Beach Generating Station Retool Project Application for Certification (Docket No. 00-AFC-13). Contact: Eileen Allen, 654-4082. (5 minutes)

  8. EL SEGUNDO POWER PLANT REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT. Possible approval of the Executive Director's data adequacy recommendation for the El Segundo Power Plant Redevelopment Project for Application Certification (Docket No. 00-AFC-14). Contact: Paul Richins, 654-4074. (15 minutes)

  9. EL SEGUNDO POWER PLANT REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT. Possible approval of a Committee Assignment for El Segundo Power Plant Redevelopment Project Application for Certification (Docket No. 00-AFC-14).

    Contact: Paul Richins, 654-4074. (5 minutes)

  10. INNOVATIVE EFFICIENCY AND RENEWABLES ELEMENT OF THE AB 970 PEAK ELECTRICITY DEMAND REDUCTION PROGRAM. Possible approval of a grant to Ralph's Grocery Company for $2,000,000 to install distributed generation that will be run on a renewable fuel to provide 8 megawatts of peak load relief to the California electric grid. Contact: Bruce Ceniceros, 653-1590. (15 minutes)

  11. INNOVATIVE EFFICIENCY AND RENEWABLES ELEMENT OF THE AB 970 PEAK ELECTRICITY DEMAND REDUCTION PROGRAM. Possible approval of grants totaling up to $2,000,000 to install a variety of electric demand reducing equipment and renewable electric generation equipment, contingent upon funds becoming available. The recommended projects will ease peak load on the California electric grid by more than 4 Megawatts. Contact: Bruce Ceniceros, 653-1590. (15 minutes)

  12. PEAK LOAD REDUCTION PROGRAM. Recommended change in Peak Load Reduction Program Overall and HVAC Guidelines to remove the prohibition on investor-owned utilities serving as a prime contractor to the Commission, and to remove PUC approval for investor-owned utility prime contractors. Contact: John Sugar, 654-4563. (15 minutes)

  13. AB 970 APPLIANCE EFFICIENCY REGULATIONS ENVIRONMENTAL DOCUMENTS. Possible adoption of an Initial Study and Negative Declaration pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (Public Resources Code Sections 21000 et seq.) regarding possible environmental impacts relating to revisions to the current Appliance Efficiency Regulations (California Code of Regulations, Title 20, Division 2, Chapter 4, Article 4). The revisions pertain only to central air conditioners and small water heaters. Contact: Tony Rygg, 653-7271. (15 minutes)

  14. AB 970 APPLICANCE EFFICIENCY REGULATIONS. Possible adoption of revisions to the current Appliance Efficiency Regulations (California Code of Regulations, Title 20, Division 2, Chapter 4, Article 4). The revisions pertain only to central air conditioners and small water heaters and have been developed to comply with the mandate of Assembly Bill 970, the California Security and Reliability Act of 2000. Consideration and possible adoption of other appliance types will occur at a later date.

    Contact: Valerie Hall, 654-4064. (90 minutes)

  15. Minutes

    Approval of Minutes from previous Energy Commission meetings.

  16. Energy Commission Committee and Oversight

    A discussion on Energy Commission Committee and Oversight matters may be held.

  17. Chief Counsel's Report

    The Energy Commission may adjourn to closed session with its legal counsel to determine whether facts and circumstances exist that warrant the initiation of litigation [Government Code section 11126(e)(3)] or whether facts and circumstances exist that constitute a significant exposure to litigation against the Energy Commission [Government Code section 11126(e)(2)].

  18. Executive Director's Report

    Closed session may be held on personnel matters.

    [Authority: Government Code, Section 11126(a).]

  19. Public Adviser's Report

  20. Public Comment

    People may speak up to five minutes on any matter concerning the Energy Commission.

    The Energy Commission may recess the meeting and continue it later for purposes of a general discussion of internal organization and policy. No action will be taken at such a continued session. The Energy Commission will announce whether it plans to continue the meeting in this manner and the time and location at the end of Item 20.

    If you require special accommodations, contact Robert Sifuentes at (916) 654-5004, five days prior to the meeting.

    News media inquiries should be directed to: Claudia Chandler, Assistant Director -- (916) 654-4989

    Questions about participation in the Business Meeting should be directed to: Roberta Mendonca, Public Adviser -- (916) 654-4489 or (800) 822-6228

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