[California Energy Commission Letterhead]

California Energy Commission
Business Meeting

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12, 2002

1516 Ninth Street
Hearing Room A, First Floor
Beginning at 10 a.m.
Sacramento, California
(Wheelchair Accessible)
Note: Audio from this meeting will be broadcast over the Internet.
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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. REAL TIME METERING PROGRAM. Possible approval of a one-year no-cost time extension for the Commission's Real Time Metering Program contracts: 400-00-067 (Southern California Edison), 400-00-059 (eMeter), 400-00-076 (San Diego Gas & Electric), 400-00-058 (Los Angeles Department of Water and Power), 400-00-007 (Sacramento Municipal Utility District) and 400-01-009 (Northern California Power Agency). The time extension will allow the Commission to carry out measurement and evaluation activities for a period of one year to determine program impacts.

      2. PASTORIA ENERGY FACILITY (99-AFC-7C). Possible approval of a petition to amend air quality conditions of certification to allow for a minor increase in cooling tower PM10 emissions.

      3. SIERRA ENERGY AND RISK ASSESSMENT, INC. Possible approval of Contract 700-01-001 Amendment 1, to allow the contractor and Energy Commission staff time to conduct identified tasks and complete the project and finish the stated goals.

    2. DRAFT STRATEGIC PLAN. Possible approval of the Siting Committee's Draft Strategic Plan for Distributed Generation. Contact: Scott Tomashefsky, (916) 654-4001. (15 minutes)

    3. LOCAL JURISDICTION ACCOUNT. Possible approval of a loan for $2,000,000 to the Antelope Valley Union High School District for the installation of energy efficient lighting and controls and the replacement of old heat pumps on portable classrooms district wide. Contact: Claudia Orlando, (916) 653-5285. (15 minutes)

    4. ENERGY CONSERVATION ASSISTANCE ACT ACCOUNT. Possible approval of a loan to Chabot Las Positas Community College District for $486,500 to install a 280-kilowatt natural gas fired cogeneration system. Contact: Joseph Wang, (916) 654-4026. (15 minutes)

    5. SONOMA DEVELOPMENT CENTER. Possible approval of Contract 500-01-037 for $105,000 to co-fund a demonstration of successful long term, ultra-low NOx (<3 ppm) operation of a Xononš catalytic combustion module when installed and operated on an industrial gas turbine under typical institutional end-user conditions. Contact: John Beyer, (916) 654-4609. (15 minutes)

    6. ORANGE COUNTY SANITATION DISTRICT (OCSD). Possible approval of Contract 700-01-006 for $250,000 to conduct a pathogen reduction pilot testing program. Based on the results, OCSD will install disinfection equipment on their wastewater discharge to ensure that wastewater effluent cannot contribute to the beach closures in the Huntington Beach areas. Contact: Richard Buell, (916) 653-1614. (15 minutes)

    7. ARTHUR D. LITTLE. Possible approval of Contract 600-01-095 for $500,000 to produce a series of studies on hydrogen fueling infrastructure issues. (PVEA funded) Contact: Bill Blackburn, (916) 657-1002. (15 minutes)

    8. AMERICAN WATER WORKS ASSOCIATION RESEARCH FOUNDATION. Possible approval of Contract 500-01-040 for $400,000 to fund high priority projects identified in a roadmap developed for water and wastewater energy efficiency. Contact: Paul Roggensack, (916) 654-6560. (15 minutes)

    9. AIR RESOURCES BOARD. Possible approval of Contract 500-01-038 for $436,516 to improve short-range dispersion models. Contact: Kelly Birkinshaw, (916) 654-4542. (15 minutes)

    10. NEW POWER TECHNOLOGIES. Possible approval of Contract 500-01-039 for $616,689 in association with the Silicon Valley Manufacturing Group, to demonstrate a medhodology to assess the benefits of distributed energy resources to the T&D network. Contact: Linda Kelly, (916) 654-4815. (15 minutes)

    11. CENTER FOR AQUATIC BIOLOGY AND AQUACULTURE. Possible approval of Contract 500-01-044 for $987,024 to improve analytical tools to achieve optimum flows for maximum hydro generation while protecting fisheries and enhancing recreational opportunities. Contact: Joe O'Hagan, (916) 653-1651. (15 minutes)

    12. SOLAR TURBINES, INC. Possible approval of Contract 500-01-045 for $2,994,884 to integrate the catalytic combustion technology into the Taurus 70 industrial gas turbine. A fully operational catalytic combustion system will be designed, procured and evaluated at the Contractor's facility. Contact: John Beyer, (916) 654-4609. (15 minutes)

    13. UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT, CIEE. Possible approval of Contract 500-01-043 for $3,000,000 to develop enabling technologies for establishing a real-time demand response infrastructure in California. Contact: Laurie ten Hope, (916) 654-5045. (15 minutes)

    14. ARCHITECTURAL ENERGY CORPORATION. Possible approval of Contract 500-01-041 for $5,211,190 to conduct a programmatic systematic lighting research program. Contact: Don Aumann, (916) 654-4588. (15 minutes)

    15. ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY AND EFFICIENT GASOLINE FUEL VEHICLE INCENTIVE PROGRAM. (PVEA funded) Contact: Irene Salazar, (916) 657-4046. (15 minutes)

      1. AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR CO., INC. Possible approval of Contract 600-01-063 Amendment 1, for $500,000 to augment the contract to provide incentives for efficient-gasoline fuel and alternative fuel vehicles and information to private individuals, fleets and dealers. This fund will provide incentives of up to $3,050 for efficient gasoline and alternative fuel vehicles and information to private individuals and fleets. American Honda Motor Company will provide an in-kind outreach and education campaign to dealers and consumers to introduce the program. The total contract amount will be up to $3 million.

      2. FORD MOTOR COMPANY. Possible approval of Contract 600-01-062 Amendment 1, for $500,000 to augment the contract to provide incentives for efficient-gasoline fuel and alternative fuel vehicles and information to private individuals, fleets and dealers. This fund will provide incentives of up to $3,050 for efficient gasoline and alternative fuel vehicles and information to private individuals and fleets. Ford Motor Company will provide an in-kind outreach and education campaign to dealers and consumers to introduce the program. The total contract amount will be up to $3 million.

      3. GENERAL MOTORS (GM). Possible approval of Contract 600-01-093 for $500,000 to provide incentives for efficient-gasoline fuel and alternative fuel vehicles and information to private individuals, fleets and dealers. GM will provide an in-kind outreach and education campaign to dealers and consumers to introduce the program. The Contract amount will be up to $500,000.

      4. DAIMLER CHRYSLER MOTOR COMPANY. Possible approval of Contract 600-01-094 for $500,000 to provide incentives for efficient-gasoline fuel and alternative fuel vehicles and information to private individuals, fleets and dealers. Daimler Chrysler will provide an in-kind outreach and education campaign to dealers and consumers to introduce the program. The Contract amount will be up to $500,000.

    16. Minutes
      Approval of Minutes from previous Energy Commission meetings.
    17. Energy Commission Committee and Oversight
      A discussion on Energy Commission Committee and Oversight matters may be held.
    18. 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)].
    19. Executive Director's
      Closed session may be held on personnel matters.
      [Authority: Government Code, Section 11126(a).]
    20. Public Adviser's Report
    21. Public Comment
    22. 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.

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