Business Meeting Agenda
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California Energy Commission
Business Meeting Agenda


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Wednesday, October 17, 2001

1516 Ninth Street
Hearing Room A, First Floor
Sacramento, California
STARTING AT 5:30 P.M.
NOTE SPECIAL START TIME
(due to lack of quorum in the morning)
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. COMMISSION CO-SPONSORSHIP. Possible approval of three co-sponsorship requests for which the Energy Commission will lend its name, include promotional material with regularly scheduled mailings and possibly provide financial support.

      • California Air Tech 2001: An International Conference on Urban Air Pollution Technologies and Solutions, November 5-6, 2001, Disneyland Hotel Entertainment and Conference Center, Anaheim, California.

      • CADER, Distributed Generation: Opportunities & Obstacles, November 1-2, 2001, Catamaran Resort Hotel, San Diego, California

      • - The Transportation-Land Use-Environment Connection 2001 Arrowhead Symposium, Fall 2001, UCLA Conference Center at Lake Arrowhead, California

  2. COMMISSION POLICY DISCUSSION and possible resolution pertaining to waiver of statutory provisions in Public Resources Code section 25552 relating to the four month licensing process. Contact: Bill Chamberlain, (916) 654-3951. (15 minutes)

  3. ROSEVILLE ENERGY FACILITY. Commission consideration of the Executive Director's Data Adequacy Recommendation for the Roseville Energy Facility Application for Certification. This is a 12-month, 900-megawatt power plant located west of the city of Roseville (Docket No. 01-AFC-14). Contact: Lance Shaw, (916) 653-1227. (15 minutes)

  4. ROSEVILLE ENERGY FACILITY. Possible approval of a Committee for the Roseville Energy Facility Application for Certification (Docket No. 01-AFC-14).
    Contact: Lance Shaw, (916) 653-1227. (5 minutes)

  5. SMUD COSUMNES POWER PLANT PROJECT. Commission consideration of the Executive Director's Data Adequacy Recommendation for the SMUD Cosumnes Power Plant Project Application for Certification. This is a 12-month, 1,000-megawatt power plant located in the county of Sacramento (Docket No. 01-AFC-19)
    Contact: Sandra Fromm, (916) 654-4206. (15 minutes)

  6. SMUD COSUMNES POWER PLANT PROJECT. Possible approval of a Committee for the SMUD Cosumnes Power Plant Project Application for Certification (Docket No. 01-AFC-19) Contact: Sandra Fromm, (916) 654-4206. (5 minutes)

  7. GWF ENERGY, LLC HENRIETTA PEAKER PROJECT. Commission consideration of the Executive Director's Data Adequacy Recommendation for the GWF Energy, LLC Henrietta Peaker Project Application for Certification. This is a 4-month, 91.4-megawatt power plant located in Kings County (Docket No. 01-AFC-18).
    Contact: Bob Eller, (916) 651-8835. (15 minutes)

  8. GWF ENERGY, LLC HENRIETTA PEAKER PROJECT. Possible approval of a Committee Assignment for the GWF Energy, LLC Henrietta Peaker Project Application for Certification. This is a 4-month, 91.4 megawatt power plant located in Kings County (Docket No. 01-AFC-18).
    Contact: Bob Eller, (916) 651-8835. (5 minutes)

  9. TRACY PEAKER PROJECT. Commission Consideration of the Executive Director's Data Adequacy Recommendation for the Tracy Peaker Project Application for Certification. This is a 4-month, 169-megawatt power plant located right outside the city of Tracy (Docket No. 01-AFC-16).
    Contact: Cheri Davis, (916) 657-4394. (15 minutes)

  10. TRACY PEAKER PROJECT. Possible approval of a Committee for the Tracy Peaker Project Application for Certification (Docket No. 01-AFC-16).
    Contact: Cheri Davis, (916) 657-4394. (5 minutes)

  11. VALERO CO-GENERATION PROJECT (01-AFC-5). Commission consideration and possible adoption of the Presiding Member's Proposed Decision for the Valero Co-Generation Project. This is a 4-month, 102-megawatt power plant located in the city of Benicia in Solano County.
    Contact: Garret Shean, (916) 653-6421. (15 minutes)

  12. CITY OF SANTA MONICA. Commission consideration and possible approval of the city of Santa Monica's Application for a Local Energy Standard that exceed the Title 24 Part 6 Standards that were adopted by the Commission on April 4, 2001, effective date June 1, 2001.
    Contact: Robert Hudler, (916) 654-4072. (15 minutes)

  13. RENEWABLE RESOURCE TRUST FUND. Possible approval of two funding agreements awarded through the second auction for new renewable resources, the results of which were announced in December 2000.
    Contact: Suzanne Korosec, (916) 654-4516. (15 minutes)

    1. MOUNTAIN VIEW POWER PARTNERS LLC, ALEXANDER 4 PROJECT, agreement #REN-01-066 for $382,834 for a 3.6-megawatt wind project.

    2. MOUNTAIN VIEW POWER PARTNERS LLC, CATELLUS 6 PROJECT, agreement #REN-01-067 for $191,417 for a 1.8-megawatt wind project.

  14. STRATEGIC ENERGY INNOVATIONS. Possible approval of Contract 400-00-057 for $30,000 to provide seed money to form a Multifamily Energy Consortium of all utility entities in California to share ideas and develop a uniform method of delivering/marketing low-income programs.
    Contact: Maura Clark, (916) 653-6231. (15 minutes)

  15. TRUEWIND SOLUTIONS, LLC. Possible approval of Contract 500-01-009 for $150,000 to develop high-resolution annual and seasonal wind resource maps for California.
    Contact: Elaine Sison-Lebrilla, (916) 643-0363. (15 minutes)

  16. SIERRA ENERGY AND RISK ASSESSMENT, INC. Possible approval of Contract 700-01-001 for $65,000 to assist in estimating the probabilities of climatic events occurring, to help analyze and determine the natural gas infrastructure design criteria and reliability standards, to provide higher levels of slack capacity, associated with climatic conditions, such as a dry year, or an adverse cold day or a combination of these or other climatic factors.
    Contact: Todd Peterson, (916) 654-4838. (15 minutes)

  17. Minutes

    Approval of Minutes from previous Energy Commission meetings.

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

  19. 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)].

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

  21. Public Adviser's Report

  22. 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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