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California Energy Commission
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Wednesday, May 30, 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).
  2. 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.
  3. ENERGY PRO 3.1. Possible approval of EnergyPro 3.1 for use in complying with the AB 970 Residential and Non-residential Building Energy Efficiency Standa4rds effective May 30, 2001 and the de-certification and recision of EnergyPro 3.0 for use in complying with the Residential and Non-residential Energy Efficiency Standards effective August 1, 2001.
  4. COMMISSION BUSINESS MEETING SCHEDULE. Possible approval of the Revised 2001 Business Meeting Schedule.
  5. METCALF ENERGY CENTER. Commission consideration of Appeal of Committee Ruling to Denying CAREŐs Motion to Deny AFC (Docket No. 99-AFC-3). Contact: Ed Bouillon, (916) 651-9942. (20 minutes)
  6. MIRANT DELTA LLCŐS. Consideration and possible adoption of the Presiding MemberŐs Proposed Decision of Contra Costa Unit 8 (Docket No. 00-AFC-1). Contact: Garret Shean, (916) 653-6421. (15 minutes)
  7. MOVED TO JUNE 6, 2001, Special Business Meeting. PEGASUS POWER PARTNERS, LLC. Consideration and possible adoption of the Committee's Proposed Decision for the Pegasus Project (Docket No. 01-EP-9), a 45 megawatt power plant proposed to be located inside the California Institute for Men in Chino. The Pegasus Project applied for certification under the Energy CommissionŐs emergency siting program and the GovernorŐs Executive Orders D-26-01 and D-238-01. Contact: Tom Glaviano, (916) 651-8893. (15 minutes)
  8. EAST ALTAMONT ENERGY CENTER (DOCKET NO. 01-AFC-4). Possible approval of the Executive DirectorŐs data adequacy recommendation for the East Altamont Energy Center, Application for Certification. Contact: Cheri Davis, (916) 657-4394. (30 minutes)
  9. EAST ALTAMONT ENERGY CENTER (DOCKET NO. 01-AFC-4). Possible approval of a Committee Assignment for the East Altamont Energy Center, Application for Certification. Contact: Cheri Davis, (916) 657-4394. (5 minutes)
  10. BOTTLE ROCK POWER CORP. Possible approval of a Petition for a Change of Ownership for the Bottle Rock Geothermal Power Plant (79-AFC-4C) from the California Department of Water Resources to the Bottle Rock Power Corp. Contact: Nancy Tronaas, (916) 654-3864. (15 minutes)
  11. CONTRA COSTA WATER DISTRICT. Possible approval of Contract 500-00-024 for $130,000 to evaluate the effects of chlorine dioxide pre-oxidation on ozone demand, and thus energy consumption. Contact: Shahid Chaudhry, (916) 654-4858. (15 minutes)
  12. DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES (DMV) DATA PROCESSING METHODOLOGY. Contact: Gareth Occhiuzzo, (916) 654-4779. (20 minutes)

  1. NEW BUILDINGS INSTITUTE. Possible approval of Contract 400-00-034 for $166,779 to list HVAC components that are frequently installed improperly, list the testing requirements that must be followed to ensure the HVAC components are working properly, identify options for third-party requirements, and identify potential organizations to implement the certification of third-party individuals who will go and conduct the tests on the HVAC components. Contact: Tav Commins, (916) 653-1598. (15 minutes)
  2. LAWRENCE BERKELEY NATIONAL LABORATORY. Possible approval of Contract 500-00-021 for $228,000 to develop information and tools in support of SB 1771, a mandated greenhouse gas reduction registry. Contact: Guido Franco, (916) 654-3940. (15 minutes)
  3. GAS TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE (GTI). Possible approval of Contract 500-00-022 for $646,000 to become a public interest member of GTI for the period of July 1, 2001 to June 30, 2003. Contact: Gary Klein, (916) 653-8555. (15 minutes)
  4. WIND TURBINE COMPANY. Possible approval of Contract 500-00-019 for $1,300,000 to continue development and testing of a lower cost, commercially viable wind turbine (EMD) at the Fairmont Wind Site in Southern California. Contact: Dora Yen, (916) 653-4128. (15 minutes)
  5. PIER ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNICAL SUPPORT CONTRACT. Possible approval of $1,050,000 second year funding for Contract 700-99-019 with the University of California Institute for Energy Efficiency, Office of the President. Contact: Gina Barkalow, (916) 654-4057. (15 minutes)
  6. ELECTRIC POWER RESEARCH INSTITUTE (EPRI). Possible approval of Contract 500-00-023 for $4,305,302 for the 2001 and 2002 memberships. Contact: Gary Klein, (916) 653-8555. (15 minutes)
  7. UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE. Possible approval of Interagency Agreement 500-00-020 for $2,347,507 to co-fund advance technology for the deployment of microturbine generators. Contact: Arthur J. Soinski, (916) 654-4674. (15 minutes)
  8. CALIFORNIA AIR RESOURCES BOARD (ARB). Possible approval of Interagency Agreement 500-00-017 for ARB to disburse to the Commission $7,735,000 for services to be rendered and expenses incurred in accordance with ARB guidelines for the Lower-Emission School Bus Program incorporated into this agreement as Exhibit E. Contact: Bernard Treanton, (916) 654-4512. (15 minutes)
  9. CARL MOYER ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM. Possible approval of funding for three grants and one contract amendment for heavy-duty engine NOx reduction projects with ISE Research Corp., South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD)/Detroit Diesel Corp., Sorbent Technologies Corp., and SCAQMD/National Research Energy Laboratory. Contact: Jerry Wiens, (916) 654-4649. (15 minutes)
  10. Minutes
  11. Approval of Minutes from previous Energy Commission meetings.

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

  13. 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)].

  14. Executive Director's Report
    Closed session may be held on personnel matters.
    [Authority: Government Code, Section 11126(a).]

  15. Public Adviser's Report

  16. 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 Energy Commission internal organization and policy. No action will b e 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 one of the Public Comment item.

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