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California Energy Commission
Business Meeting Agenda

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Wednesday, February 21, 2001

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


  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. COMMISSION CO-SPONSORSHIP. Possible approval of a co-sponsorship request for which the Energy Commission will lend its name, include promotional material with regularly scheduled mailings and possibly provide financial support.

      • AB 970 Emergency 2001 Energy Efficiency Standards Training of California Building Department Personnel, February through June 2001, throughout California.

    2. ARCHITECTURAL ENERGY CORPORATION. Possible approval of Contract 400-99-011 Amendment 1, to allow for the full payment of invoices for the National Institute of Standards Technology (NIST), a Federal Agency.

  2. GABEL DODD/ENERGY SOFT. Possible approval of Contract 400-00-032 for $30,000 to make the necessary changes to PERFORM-98 to provide a certifiable public domain compliance program for supporting the AB 970/2001 nonresidential building energy efficiency standards. The new program will be called PERFORM-2001. (ERPA funded) Contact: Bruce Maeda, 654-4077. (15 minutes)

  3. GLOBAL ENERGY PARTNER, LLC. Possible approval of Contract 400-00-035 for $1,540,000 to recruit commercial customers, perform customer site surveys and install real-time meters, two-way communication hardware and demand responsiveness software that will provide up to 15 megawatts of peak electricity demand savings during the summer of 2001. Contact: Mike Messenger, 654-4774. (15 minutes)

  4. 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)

  5. 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 megawatts and likely installation of up to 200 megawatts of back-up generators. Contact: Bill Chamberlain, 654-3951. (30 minutes)

  6. APPEALS FILED BY INTERVENOR. Possible consideration of Appeals filed by Intervenor CARE re: Metcalf Siting Committee Rulings re: override authority, public participation, and intervenor funding as well CARE request to stay all siting proceedings. Contact: Stan Valkosky, 654-3893. (30 minutes)

  7. Minutes

    Approval of Minutes from previous Energy Commission meetings.

  8. Energy Commission Committee and Oversight

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

  9. 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)].

  10. Executive Director's Report

    Closed session may be held on personnel matters.

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

  11. Public Adviser's Report

  12. 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 13.

    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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