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Wednesday, August 22, 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. LOS ESTEROS CRITICAL ENERGY FACILITY. Commission consideration of the Executive Director's Data Adequacy Recommendation for the Los Esteros Critical Energy Facility Application for Certification. This is a 4-month, 180-megawatt power plant located in San Jose (Docket No. 01-AFC-12). Contact: Robert Worl, (916) 651-8853. (15 minutes)

  2. LOS ESTEROS CRITICAL ENERGY FACILITY. Possible approval of a Committee for the Los Esteros Critical Energy Facility Application for Certification (Docket No. 01-AFC-12). Contact: Robert Worl, (916) 651-8853. (5 minutes)

  3. CALPINE KING CITY LM6000 POWERPLANT PROJECT. Commission consideration of a petition by Calpine to amend the decision in order to extend the commercial online date for the Calpine King City LM Project beyond the September 30, 2001. This project was certified on May 2, 2001, pursuant to the Energy Commission's emergency siting program and the Governor's Executive Orders D-26-01 and D-28-01. Contact: Chuck Najarian, (916) 654-4079. (30 minutes)

  4. RESIDENTIAL BUILDING ENERGY EFFICIENCY STANDARDS. Commission consideration and possible approval of the public domain computer program CALRES2 Version 1.4 effective August 22, 2001 for use in complying with the 2001 (AB 970) Residential Building Energy Efficiency Standards. Also effective August 22, 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)

  5. 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)

  6. CLEAN CITIES SPECIAL PROJECTS 2001. Possible approval of 9 projects, for a total of $836,285 from the U.S. Department of Energy's PVEA funding to the State Energy Offices, through the Clean Cities Program. California has received this special transportation funding in four of the past five years. Contact: Dara Dubois, (916) 654-4651. (15 minutes)

  7. RENEWABLE RESOURCE TRUST FUND. Possible approval of four funding agreements through the second auction, the results of which were announced in December 2000. Contact: Suzanne Korosec, (916) 654-4516. (15 minutes)

    1. SIERRA PACIFIC INDUSTRIES, INC. A funding award agreement totaling $1,633,302 for their 1.2 megawatt biomass project.

    2. METROPOLITAN WATER DISTRICT OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA. A funding award agreement totaling $1,164,240 for their 9.9 megawatt small hydro project.

    3. CITY OF SAN DIEGO-METROPOLITAN WASTEWATER DEPARTMENT. A funding award agreement totaling $419,430 for their 1.35 megawatt small hydro project.

    4. ENERGY 2001. A funding award agreement totaling $628,320 for their 1.2 megawatt landfill gas.


  8. UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA. Possible approval of an Interagency Agreement 300-97-009 Amendment 4, for $100,000, with the Transportation Energy Division to provide immediate student internship support (including graduate and Ph.D. level) to the PIER Program. Contact: Leigh Stamets, (916) 654-4510. (15 minutes)

  9. DAIMLER-CHRYSLER CORPORATION. Possible approval of Contract 500-98-045 Amendment 4, to disencumber $70,000 of South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) funds in accordance with contract terms which require funds to revert back to SCAQMD after March 31,2001. Contact: Peter Villanueva, (916) 657-4353. (15 minutes)

  10. AB 970 ENERGY TRENDS REPORT. Commission consideration and possible adoption of the California Energy Outlook: AB 970 Electricity and Natural Trends Report. The report responds to AB 970 requirements specified in Section 25553 of the Public Resources Code. The report presents energy supply and demand trends of the past decade, an overview of expected developments for this year, and a long-term demand outlook through 2010.

  11. 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)

  12. NATURAL GAS INFRASTRUCTURE ISSUES REPORT. Proposed adoption of the Electricity and Natural Gas Committee's Draft Final Report on Natural Gas Infrastructure Issues. Contact: Melissa Jones, (916) 654-3787. (30 minutes)

  13. Minutes
    Approval of Minutes from previous Energy Commission meetings.

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


  15. 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)].


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


  17. Public Adviser's Report


  18. 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 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 one of the Public Comment item.

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 Executive 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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