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California Energy Commission
Business Meeting Agenda

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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9, 2002

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

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THE COMMISSION WILL CONSIDER THE FOLLOWING ITEMS:

  1. LOS BANOS VOLTAGE SUPPORT FACILITY. Commission consideration of the Executive Director's Data Adequacy Recommendation for the Los Banos Voltage Support Facility Application for Certification. This is a 12-month, 80-megawatt diesel powered peaker facility located in Merced County (Docket No. 01-AFC-23). Contact: Jim Bartridge, (916) 651-8839. (15 minutes)

  2. LOS BANOS VOLTAGE SUPPORT FACILITY. Possible approval of a Committee for the Los Banos Voltage Support Facility Energy Project Application for Certification (Docket No. 01-AFC-23). Contact: Jim Bartridge, (916) 651-8839. (5 minutes)

  3. PALOMAR ENERGY LLC, PALOMAR ENERGY PROJECT. Commission consideration of the Executive Director's Data Adequacy Recommendation for the Palomar Energy LLC, Palomar Energy Project Application for Certification. This is a 12-month, 500-megawatt power plant located in San Diego County. (Docket No. 01-AFC-24). Contact: Bob Eller, (916) 651-8835. (15 minutes)

  4. PALOMAR ENERGY LLC, PALOMAR ENERGY PROJECT. Possible approval of a Committee for the Palomar Energy LLC, Palomar Energy Project Application for Certification (Docket No. 01-AFC-24). Contact: Bob Eller, (916) 651-8835. (5 minutes)

  5. TESLA POWER PROJECT. Commission consideration of the Executive Director's Data Adequacy Recommendation for the Tesla Power Project Application for Certification. This is a 12-month, 1,120-megawatt power plant located in Alameda County, 0.5 miles north of the PG&E Tesla Substation (Docket No. 01-AFC-21). Contact: Jack Caswell, (916) 653-0062. (15 minutes)

  6. TESLA POWER PROJECT. Possible approval of a Committee for the Tesla Power Project Application for Certification (Docket No. 01-AFC-21). Contact: Jack Caswell, (916) 653-0062. (5 minutes)

  7. CENTRAL VALLEY ENERGY CENTER PROJECT. Commission consideration of the Executive Director's Data Adequacy Recommendation for the Central Valley Energy Center Project Application for Certification. This is a 6-month, 1,060-megawatt power plant located in the city of San Joaquin in Fresno County (Docket No. 01-AFC-22). Contact: Matt Trask, (916) 654-4067. (15 minutes)

  8. CENTRAL VALLEY ENERGY CENTER PROJECT. Possible approval of a Committee for the Central Valley Energy Center Project Application for Certification (Docket No. 01-AFC-22). Contact: Matt Trask, (916) 654-4067. (5 minutes)

  9. TITLE 20 DATA COLLECTION REGULATIONS. Possible adoption of Express Terms (15-day language) for the Commission's regulations pertaining to data collection and disclosure of Commission records (Docket No. 97-DC&CR-1). Contact: Andrea Gough, (916) 654-4928. (15 minutes)

  10. ALLIANCE TO SAVE ENERGY. Possible approval of Contract 400-01-025 for $30,000 to fund a Green Schools Local Project Leader in the Sacramento area. The State and Consumer Services Agency is providing $500,000 to establish a Green Schools Program in three California regions: Sacramento, Los Angeles and the Bay Area. This position funded over 12-months will provide a leader to work with teachers, schools and students locally. Contact: Elizabeth Shirakh, (916) 654-4089. (15 minutes)

  11. COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS. Possible consideration of the Electricity and Natural Gas Committee's recommendations regarding the petition by Calpine Siskiyou Geothermal Partners, L.P., and California Energy General Corporation to extend the funding awards for the Fourmile Hill and Telephone Flat geothermal projects pursuant to Public Utilities Code section 383.5(2)(B), the Renewable Guidelines and Notice of Auction 500-97-506. Contact: Marwan Masri, (916) 654-4531. (15 minutes)

  12. LOCAL JURISDICTION LOAN ACCOUNT (ENERGY PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM). Possible approval of a loan for $926,229 to the city of Gardena for a comprehensive city-wise traffic and pedestrian signal retrofit - incandescent to LED, upgrade existing T-12, incandescent and interior HID lighting systems with high efficiency T-8 systems, LED exits and metal halide systems, and replace existing DX rooftop cooling systems with new high efficiency units and for approval of a waiver of the 25 percent matching fund requirement. This is estimated to save the city about $141,115 in electricity and result in a 151 kilowatt peak load reduction. Contact: Melinda Rogers, (916) 653-7963. (15 minutes)

  13. SAN DIEGO UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION. Possible approval of Contract 500-01-018 for $120,000 to assess the potential to utilize the ocean wave energy resources off California's coast. Contact: David Navarro, (916) 654-4618. (15 minutes)

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

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

  16. Discussion of Committee Structure

  17. 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)].

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

  19. Public Adviser's Report

  20. 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 the last numbered item.

    If you require special accommodations, contact Betty LaFranchi at (916) 654-5204, 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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