California Energy Commission
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 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 may provide staff time, money ($4,999), travel expenses and/or the use of its name for the following event.
- United States Department of Energy, 2nd Annual Advanced Stationary Reciprocating Engine: Moving Forward on Low-Emission and High- Efficiency Technologies Conference, March 15-16, 2005, South Coast Air Quality Management District Headquarters, Diamond Bar, California, in the amount of $4,999. Contact: Avtar Bining.
- Biocycle West Coast Conference, March 7-9, 2005, Cathedral Hill Hotel, San Francisco, California, in the amount of $4,950. Contact: Zhiqin Zhang.
- ALTERNATIVE ENERGY SYSTEMS CONSULTING, INC. Possible approval of Contract 500-00-016 Amendment 2, clarifying the contractor's rates (PIER funded) Contact: Jamie Patterson.
- CENTER FOR CLEAN AIR POLICY. Possible approval of Contract 500-04-019 for $15,000 to become a member of the Center for Clean Air Policy Board of Directors. (PIER funded) Contact: Kelly Birkinshaw.
- FPL ENERGY, LLC. Possible approval of a January 5, 2005, petition transfering operational control of the SEGS III-VII Project (87-AFC-1C) to FPL Energy Operating Services, Inc. Contact: Steve Munro.
- DUKE ENERGY NORTH AMERICA, LLC. Possible approval of a petition dated December 17, 2004 from duke Energy North America LLC, to transfer ownership of the Moss Landing Power Project to Duke Energy Moss Landing, LLC. Contact: Donna Stone.
- CALIFORNIA CLIMATE ACTION REGISTRY (Registry). Possible adoption of revisions to proposed regulations for the Registry defining the qualification process for service providers. Contact: Jeff Wilson. (10 minutes)
- CALIFORNIA CLIMATE ACTION REGISTRY (Registry). Possible approval of Contract/Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) 600-04-100 between the Registry and the Energy Commission to coordinate efforts to develop and implement a qualification process for Registry service providers. Contact: Jeff Wilson.
- 2005 RESIDENTIAL ENERGY EFFICIENCY STANDARDS COMPLIANCE MANUAL. Possible approval of the 2005 Residential Energy Efficiency Standards Compliance Manual (Manual). The 2005 Building Energy Efficiency Standards (Standards) were adopted in November 2003, and are scheduled to become effective on October 1, 2005. The Manual explains the Standards requirements and how they are properly used by building officials, building system designers, engineers, architects, trainers, staff, and others for compliance, enforcement and training purposes. Contact: Mazi Shirakh. (5 minutes)
- PORTLAND STATE UNIVERSITY, OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND SPONSORED PROJECTS. Possible approval of Contract 400-04-009 for $125,000 to conduct additional quantitative analyses on the widely variant patterns in (1) household consumption, conservation efforts and efficiency investments between 2000-2003, and (2) household reactions to residential dynamic pricing pilot programs. (ERPA funded) Contact: Sylvia Bender. (10 minutes)
- INTEGRATED ENERGY POLICY REPORT 2005 - STATUS REPORT ON DATA COLLECTION. Report on the status of data filings from certain load serving entities for electricity demand forecasts, due on February 1, 2005, pursuant to the Energy Commission's November 3, 2004, demand forecast submittal Order and consideration of possible initiation of enforcement action, if necessary. Contact: Kevin Kennedy.
- PETERS SHORTHAND REPORTING CORPORATION. Possible approval of Contract 150-04-002 Amendment 1, adding $30,000 to the budget for hearing reporter services for meetings, workshops, depositions or committee hearings. (ERPA funded) Contact: Betty McCann. (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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