[California Energy Commission Letterhead]

California Energy Commission
Business Meeting

Wednesday, June 30, 2004

1516 Ninth Street
Hearing Room A, First Floor
Sacramento, California 95814
10 a.m.
(Wheelchair Accessible)

Note: Audio from this meeting will be broadcast over the Internet.
Please see information at: www.energy.ca.gov/realaudio/.


THE COMMISSION WILL CONSIDER THE FOLLOWING ITEMS:

  1. CALPINE CORPORATION. Possible approval of a petition from Calpine to amend the Sutter Energy Center Decision. The proposed minor modification to condition AQ-32 (11) would change the current one-hour hourly limit on carbon monoxide (CO) emissions during start-up to a three-hour rolling average. The staff analysis concludes that there would be no significant adverse impacts. (Docket No. 97-AFC-2C). Contact: Steve Munro, (916) 654-3936. (10 minutes)


  2. UNITED GOLDEN GATE POWER COMPANY, LLC. Consideration and possible approval for issuance of a Commission Order to terminate AFC proceedings for United Golden Gate Phase II AFC, Docket No. 01-AFC-3. Contact: Kerry Willis, (916) 654-3967. (10 minutes)


  3. NEW RENEWABLE RESOURCES ACCOUNT. Possible approval of transfer of funding awards from the New Renewable Resources Account for the Windland, Inc. ($4,384,000) and Windridge, LLC ($4,273,500) wind projects to Oasis Power Partners, LLC. Contact: Suzanne Korosec, (916) 654-4516. (10 minutes)


  4. OASIS POWER PARTNERS, LLC. Possible approval of the Renewables Committee decision on request by Oasis Power Partners, LLC for on-line date extension and changes to the awards. Contact: Suzanne Korosec, (916) 654-4516. (10 minutes)


  5. NEW RENEWABLE RESOURCES ACCOUNT. Possible approval of transfer of funding award from the New Renewable Resources Account for the Ox Mountain Landfill Gas Project ($3,196,854.47) from Gas Recovery Systems, Inc. to Comcor Energy LLC. Contact: Suzanne Korosec, (916) 654-3516. (10 minutes)


  6. COMCOR ENERGY LLC. Possible approval of the Renewables Committee decision on Comcor Energy LLC's Petition for Extension of on-line date to December 31, 2005. Contact: Suzanne Korosec, (916) 654-3516. (10 minutes)


  7. EMERGING RENEWABLES PROGRAM GUIDEBOOK. Possible approval of revisions to the emerging Renewables Program Guidebook to improve program efficiency, further clarify application and payment requirements, revise administrative procedures and include Bear Valley Electric customers. Contact: Tim Tutt, (916) 654-4590. (15 minutes)


  8. CITY OF PLACERVILLE. Possible approval of a loan to the city of Placerville for $54,500. This project consists of retrofitting 113 existing inefficient fluorescent fixtures with energy efficient fixtures containing induction lamps and installing lighting controls in the city's parking garage. (ECAA and/or Bond funded) Contact: David Rubens, (916) 651-9857. (10 minutes)


  9. LOS ANGELES UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT. Possible approval of a loan to the Los Angeles Unified School District for $73,412 to install energy efficient lighting and lighting controls. This project is estimated to save the district about $14,781 annually and has a simple payback of 5 years. (ECAA and/or Bond funded) Contact: Elizabeth Shirakh, (916) 654-4089. (10 minutes)


  10. ENERGY CONSERVATION ASSISTANCE ACCOUNT AND/OR BOND FUND. Possible approval of three loans for photovoltaic systems to three K-12 school districts. All three districts have received funding through the Energy Commission's Solar Schools Program and Emerging Renewables Program. (ECAA and/or Bond funded) Contact: Elizabeth Shirakh, (916) 654-4089. (10 minutes)
    1. RED BLUFF JOINT UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT, $49,500 to install a 30-kilowatt photovoltaic system at Red Bluff High School. The annual cost savings is approximately $6,223 with a simple payback of 8 years, based on the loan amount.


    2. PETALUMA JOINT UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT, $34,020 to install a 20-kilowatt photovoltaic system at Petaluma High School. The annual cost savings is approximately $4,447 with a simple payback of 7.6 years, based on the loan amount.


    3. LARKSPUR SCHOOL DISTRICT, $50,225 to install a 30-kilowatt photovoltaic system on the Hall Middle School building roof. The annual cost savings is approximately $6,368 with a simple payback of 7.9 years, based on the loan amount


  1. MORRO BAY POWER PLANT PROJECT. Consideration and possible adoption of the 3rd Revised Presiding Member's Proposed Decision. Docket No. 00-AFC-12) Contact: Gary Fay, (916) 654-3893. (2 hours)


  2. Minutes

    Approval of Minutes from the June 2, 2004 meeting.


  3. Commission Committee and Oversight

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


  4. Chief Counsel's Report

    The 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 Commission [Government Code section 11126(e)(2)].


  5. Executive Director's Report

    Closed session may be held on personnel matters.
    [Authority: Government Code, Section 11126(a).]


  6. Legislative Director's Report


  7. Public Adviser's Report


  8. Public Comment

    People may speak up to five minutes on any matter concerning the Commission.

    The Commission may recess the meeting and continue it later for purposes of a general discussion of Commission internal organization and policy. No action will be taken at such a continued session. The Commission will announce whether it plans to continue the meeting in this manner and the time and location at the end of Item 16.

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    Questions about participation in the Business Meeting should be directed to: Margret Kim, Public Adviser -- (916) 654-4489 or (800) 822-6228


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