California Energy Commission
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 25, 2004
1516 Ninth Street
Hearing Room A, First Floor
Beginning at 10 a.m.
Note: Audio from this meeting will be broadcast over the Internet.
Please see information at: www.energy.ca.gov/webcast/.
THE COMMISSION WILL CONSIDER THE FOLLOWING ITEMS:
- 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).
- COMMISSION CO-SPONSORSHIP. Possible approval of a co-sponsorship request for which the Energy Commission will provide $5,000, staff time and the use of its name. Contact: Kate Zocchetti, (916) 653-4710.
* Solar Power 2004 Conference, October 18-22, 2004, San Francisco.
- NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF STATE ENERGY OFFICIALS (NASEO). Possible approval of Contract 500-04-003 for $10,540 to pay the membership dues and meeting fees for membership in NASEO. (ERPA funded) Contact: Scott Tomashefsky, (916) 654-5000.
- LOS ESTEROS CRITICAL ENERGY FACILITY. Petition for Ownership Change from Calpine c* Power, to Los Esteros Critical Energy Facility, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Calpine Corporation. (Docket No. 01-AFC-12C) Contact: Lance Shaw, (916) 653-1227. (10 minutes)
- GOLDEN SIERRA POWER. Consideration of a petition by Golden Sierra Power to reconsider the denial of their request for a time extension under the Emerging Renewables Program for reservation #12165 (Fitzpatrick). Contact: Tony Brasil, (916) 651-6197. (15 minutes)
- CONTRA COSTA POWER PLANT UNIT 8 (CCPP8). Possible approval of a petition filed by Mirant Delta, LLC, to extend CCPP8 construction milestones to a commercial operation date of November, 2006. Energy Commission Staff has reviewed the request and concluded there is good cause to grant their request based on ongoing market conditions, Mirant's Chapter 11 Bankruptcy and the ongoing negotiations that could lead to the transfer of ownership to another entity. (Docket No. 00-AFC-1C) Contact: Chuck Najarian, (916) 654-4079. (10 minutes)
- OTAY MESA GENERATING PROJECT. Petition to revise the Otay Mesa Generating Project (OMGP) Air Quality Condition of Certification AQ-75 in order to delay the required $1.2 million air quality mitigation fee to be paid to the San Diego Air Pollution Control District. The mitigation fee is subject to an escalation fee, full payment due no later than October 31, 2006. (Docket No. 99-AFC-C) Contact: Ila Lewis, (916) 654-4678. (10 minutes)
- WESTERN INTERSTATE ENERGY BOARD. Possible approval of Contract 150-04-004 for $36,000 to pay the annual membership dues and meeting fees for membership in the Western Interstate Energy Board through June 30, 2005. (ERPA) Contact: Scott Tomashefsky, (916) 654-5000. (5 minutes)
- OREGON DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY. Possible approval of Contract R400-01-003 to receive $72,000 from the U.S. Department of Energy, State Technologies Advancement Collaborative as part of our partnership in the Western Food Industry Collaborative. The Collaborative is an agreement among participants to create a network to improve energy and water efficiency and productivity of the food processing industry in Oregon, Washington, Idaho and California. (USDOE funded) Contact: Ricardo Amon, (916) 654-4019. (5 minutes)
- HEALTH & WELFARE AGENCY DATA CENTER. Possible approval of Contract 200-04-003 for $138,000 to perform three years worth of data processing services necessary to meets CALSTARS accounting systems requirements. CALSTARS is a uniform statewide accounting system that is required by the Department of Finance and has been used since1995. (ERPA funded) Contact: Mark Jones, (916) 654-4284. (5 minutes)
- SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA EDISON COMPANY. Possible approval of Contract R400-04-004 to accept $300,000 from Southern California Edison Company to fund and manage a study of opportunities for increasing Energy Efficiency in existing buildings in California. Contact: Elaine Hussey, (916) 654-5006. (5 minutes)
Approval of Minutes from previous Energy Commission meetings.
- Energy Commission Committee and Oversight
A discussion on Energy Commission Committee and Oversight matters may be held.
- 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)].
- Executive Director's
Closed session may be held on personnel matters.
[Authority: Government Code, Section 11126(a).]
- Legislative Director's Report
- Public Adviser's Report
- Public Comment
People may speak up to five minutes on any matter concerning the Energy 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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