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California Energy Commission
Business Meeting

WEDNESDAY, April 13, 2005

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



THE COMMISSION WILL CONSIDER THE FOLLOWING ITEMS:

  1. CALIFORNIA COASTAL COMMISSION. Possible approval of a Memorandum of Agreement between the California Coastal Commission and the California Energy Commission to ensure timely and effective coordination during the Energy Commission’s review of an Application for Certification (AFC) of a proposed site and related facilities in the coastal zone and under Energy Commission jurisdiction. Contact: Roger Johnson. (15 minutes)
  2. ROSEVILLE ENERGY PARK. Consideration and possible adoption of the Presiding Member’s Proposed Decision for the Roseville Energy Park. (Docket No. 03-AFC-1) Contact: Gary Fay. (15 minutes)
  3. PETROLEUM INDUSTRY INFORMATION REPORTING ACT. Possible adoption of proposed amendments to the Petroleum Industry Information Reporting Act Regulations published as Express Terms of Proposed Regulations (15-Day Language) dated March 16, 2005. This rulemaking will provide data which will improve assessment and response to emerging petroleum issues in a timely manner. Contact: Sue Kateley. (20 minutes)
  4. NATIONAL COATINGS CORPORATION ET AL, AND ROOF COATING MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION. Possible approval of a petition to conduct a rulemaking to change referenced test method procedures for liquid-applied cool roof coatings in the 2005 Building Energy Efficiency Standards, Section 118(i), Table 118-C. Contact Elaine Hebert. (10 minutes)
  5. NET SYSTEM POWER REPORT. Possible approval of the 2004 Net System Power Report for use in the power content label required by SB 1305. Contact: Terry Ewing. (15 minutes)
  6. WESTERN GOVERNORS’ ASSOCIATION (WGA). Possible approval of Contract 150-03-002 Amendment 4, to provide $59,902.80 in additional funds to the Energy Commission to continue preparation for transuranic waste shipments in California to the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) in New Mexico. As additional funding is received from the Department of Energy (DOE), WGA will be sending further increments to the Commission throughout Fiscal Year 2004 and 2005. (DOE/WGA funded) Contact: Barbara Byron. (5 minutes)
  7. GOVERNOR’S OFFICE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES (OES). Possible approval of Interagency Agreement 150-03-003 Amendment 4, to provide $43,903 of additional funding to continue emergency response preparation for federal nuclear waste shipments in California to the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in New Mexico. As additional funds are received from the U.S. Department of Energy and the Western Governor’s Association, they will be provided to OES throughout Fiscal Year 2004 and 2005. (DOE/WGA funded) Contact: Barbara Byron. (5 minutes)
  8. CALIFORNIA HIGHWAY PATROL (CHP). Possible approval of Interagency Agreement 150-03-004 Amendment 2, for $10,000 to provide additional funds to reimburse expenses for inspecting and/or escorting shipments of transuranic nuclear waste in California and for travel necessary to attend meetings to prepare for these shipments. Additional funding may be provided, if it is received by the Department of Energy and the Western Governor’s Association throughout Fiscal Year 2004 and 2005. Contact: Barbara Byron. (5 minutes)
  9. ELECTRIC POWER RESEARCH INSTITUTE (EPRI). Possible approval of Contract 500-02-028 Amendment 1, for $756,622 to fund the 2005 and 2006 membership in national collaborative research projects. (PIER funded) Contact: Nancy Libonati. (5 minutes)
  10. SAN JOSE STATE UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION-MOSS LANDING MARINE LABORATORY. Possible approval of Contract 500-04-025 for $1,499,800 to identify, fund and manage research on the ecological effects of the use of once-through cooling technology for power plants. (PIER funded) Contact: Joe O’Hagan. (5 minutes)
  11. TIAX LLC. Possible approval of Work Authorization #MR-038 (PIER Research Agreement 500-02-004 with the University of California) not to exceed $1,999,846 for the research project entitled "Evaluating the Effects of Advanced Energy System Pathways on Energy Flows and Emissions in California." TIAX, Global Environment & Technology Foundation, University of California-Berkeley, University of California-Davis, and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory will study the long-term impacts to the electricity and natural gas systems of potential energy pathways for California. The study will include analyses of the implications of these energy pathways to criteria and greenhouse gas emissions. Contact: Guido Franco (5 minutes)
  12. STRATEGIC ENERGY, LLC., APPEAL. Consideration of an appeal by Strategic Energy LLC (Strategic) of the Executive Director’s decision denying, in part, their application for confidentiality pursuant to the California Code of Regulations, title 20, section 2505(a)(3). Strategic submitted Electricity Demand Forecast data as part of the 2005 Integrated Energy Policy Report proceeding and requested a confidentiality designation for the data submitted, specifically, the decision on forms 1.1, 1.3, 1.6, 2.4, 4 and 6. (Docket No. 04-IEP-1D) Contact: Tom Glaviano. (30 minutes).
  13. CONSTELLATION NEWENERGY, INC, APPEAL. Consideration of an appeal by Constellation NewEnergy, Inc., (Constellation) of the Executive Director’s decision denying, in part, their application for confidentiality pursuant to the California Code of Regulations, title 20, section 2505(a)(3). Constellation submitted Electricity Demand Forecast data as part of the 2005 Integrated Energy Policy Report proceeding and requested a confidentiality designation for the data submitted, specifically, the decision on forms 1.1, 1.3, 1.6, and 2.4. (Docket No. 04-IEP-1D) Contact: Tom Glaviano. (30 minutes).
  14. APS ENERGY SERVICES, INC., APPEAL. Consideration of an appeal by APS Energy Services, Inc., (APS) of the Executive Director’s decision denying, in part, their application for confidentiality pursuant to the California Code of Regulations, title 20, section 2505(a)(3). APS submitted Electricity Demand Forecast data as part of the 2005 Integrated Energy Policy Report proceeding and requested a confidentiality designation for the data submitted, specifically, the decision on forms 1.1, 1.3, 1.6, and 2.4. (Docket No. 04-IEP-1D) Contact: Tom Glaviano. (30 minutes).
  15. SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA EDISON COMPANY APPEAL. Consideration of an appeal by Southern California Edison Company (SCE) of the Executive Director’s decision denying, in part, their application for confidentiality pursuant to the California Code of Regulations, title 20, section 2505(a)(3). SCE submitted Electricity Demand Forecast data as part of the 2005 Integrated Energy Policy Report proceeding and requested a confidentiality designation for the data submitted, specifically, the decision on forms 1.3, 1.4, 1.5 and the term of confidentiality. (Docket No. 04-IEP-1D) Contact: Tom Glaviano. (30 minutes).
  16. SAN DIEGO GAS & ELECTRIC COMPANY APPEAL. Consideration of an appeal by San Diego Gas & Electric Company (SDG&E) of the Executive Director’s decision denying, in part, their application for confidentiality pursuant to the California Code of Regulations, title 20, section 2505(a)(3). SDG&E submitted Electricity Demand Forecast data as part of the 2005 Integrated Energy Policy Report proceeding and requested a confidentiality designation for the data submitted, specifically, the decision on forms 1.3, 1.4, and 1.5. (Docket No. 04-IEP-1D) Contact: Tom Glaviano. (30 minutes).
  17. PACIFIC GAS AND ELECTRIC COMPANY APPEAL. Consideration of an appeal by Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) of the Executive Director’s decision denying, in part, their application for confidentiality pursuant to the California Code of Regulations, title 20, section 2505(a)(3). PG&E submitted Electricity Demand Forecast data as part of the 2005 Integrated Energy Policy Report proceeding and requested a confidentiality designation for the data submitted, specifically, the decision on forms 1.3, and the distribution area demand in form 1.4. (Docket No. 04-IEP-1D) Contact: Tom Glaviano. (30 minutes).
  18. 2005 INTEGRATED ENERGY POLICY REPORT. Consideration and possible decision to initiate enforcement activities, including issuing a subpoena, for certain load serving entities subject to the Energy Commission’s November 3, 2004 Order Adopting Demand Forecast and Price Information Forms and Instructions and January 19, 2005 Order Adopting Electricity Resources and Bulk Transmission Forms and Instructions. Contact: Caryn Holmes. (15 minutes)
  19. Minutes Approval of the Minutes from the March 30, 2005 business meetings.
  20. Energy Commission Committee and Oversight A discussion on Energy Commission Committee and Oversight matters may be held.
  21. 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)].
  22. Executive Director's Closed session may be held on personnel matters. [Authority: Government Code, Section 11126(a).]
  23. Legislative Director's Report
  24. Public Adviser's Report
  25. Public Comment
  26. 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.

If you require special accommodations, contact Lourdes Quiroz at (916) 654-5146, 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: Margret Kim, Public Adviser - (916) 654-4489 or (800) 822-6228

Should you wish to participate via telephone, call toll free 1-888-823-5065 on Business Meeting days after 10:01 a.m. (PDT). When asked, please answer "Business Meeting and Mr. Jerome Lee" and the operator will connect you into the meeting. Should you want to speak on a specific item, please inform the operator that you want to speak and the item number.

Please note that while the Commission affords members of the public to also participate by telephone, the Commission strongly encourages public comments to be made in person because there are occasional technical problems with the Commission's telephonic link. The Commission will make every effort to avoid these problems. However, it is the responsibility of the person wishing to make a comment to ensure that such comment is received by the Commission. As such, if you intend to make comments by phone, the Commission recommends that a written comment also be submitted either by facsimile or e-mail to the Public Adviser by (5 p.m.) two days prior to the Scheduled Business Meeting.

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