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California Energy Commission
Business Meeting Agenda

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Wednesday, August 8, 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-SPONSORSHIPS. Possible approval of two co-sponsorship requests for which the Energy Commission will lend its name, include promotional material with regularly scheduled mailings and possibly provide financial support.

        • Department of Energy's "Energy Solutions for California Industry: Ways to Improve Operations and Profitability", August 14, 2001, Radisson Hotel, Sacramento, California.

        • National Renewable Energy Lab's 14th Industry Growth Forum, November 6-7, 2001, San Francisco Bay Area, California.

      2. SEAWEST WINDPOWER, INC. Consideration and possible approval of a request by SeaWest WindPower, Inc., to assign its funding award under Notice of Auction 500-97-506 for the Phoenix-1 Project to PacifiCorp Power Marketing, Inc.

    2. SUNRISE SIMPLE-CYCLE INJECTION WELL AMENDMENT. Possible approval of the construction of a 2.5-mile underground pipeline to two-wastewater injection wells to dispose of wastewater associated with the simple-cycle effluent from CTG washes. Contact: Nancy Tronaas, (916) 654-3864. (15 minutes)

    3. HUNGARIAN ENERGY OFFICE. Possible approval of a Memorandum of Understanding to renew the cooperative agreement for the exchange of energy analysis, efficiency and licensing information, technical cooperation and exploration of business opportunities for California energy companies in Hungary. Contact: Nick Bartsch, (916) 654-4701. (15 minutes)

    4. CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (CALTRANS). Possible approval of Interagency Agreement 600-01-004 for $81,049 to establish four LPG fueling stations. The Commission supports the development and deployment of LPG-fueled vehicles in order to advance the goals to diversify transportation fuels, reduce vehicle emissions and improve air quality. Contact: Lilly Ghaffari, (916) 654-4650. (15 minutes)

    5. RESIDENTIAL BUILDING ENERGY EFFICIENCY STANDARDS. Commission consideration and possible approval of the public domain computer program CALRES2 Version 1.4 effective August 8, 2001 for use in complying with the 2001 (AB 970) Residential Building Energy Efficiency Standards. Also effective August 8, 2001, decertification and recision of approval of CALRES2 Version 1.35 for use in complying with the Residential Building Energy Efficiency Standards. Contact: Robert Hudler, (916) 654-4072. (15 minutes)

    6. RESIDENTIAL MANUAL. Consideration and possible approval of the Residential Energy Conservation Manual for the 2001 (AB 970) Building Efficiency Standards. Contact: Jon Leber, (916) 654-4012. (15 minutes)

    7. CHULA VISTA PEAKER PROJECT (Docket No. 01-EP-3). Consideration and possible approval of a petition for reconsideration of the RAMCO Chula Vista Peaker Project, filed by the city of Chula Vista. In the alternative, the Commission may consider the city of Chula Vista's petition as a complaint pursuant to Title 20, California Code of Regulations, Section 1231. Contact: Jeff Ogata, (916) 654-3963. (30 minutes)

    8. COLUSA POWER PLANT PROJECT. Possible approval of a Committee for the Colusa Power Plant Project Application for Certification (Docket No. 01-AFC-10). Contact: Kristy Chew, (916) 654-3929. (5 minutes) Have been held over until the August 15th Business Meeting

    9. Minutes
      Approval of Minutes from previous Energy Commission meetings. Have been held over until the August 15th Business Meeting

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

    11. 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)].

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

    13. Public Adviser's Report

    14. 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 15.

      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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