For immediate release: March 15, 2000
Media Contact: Claudia Chandler -- 916 654-4989



NOTICE



At the regularly scheduled March 15, 2000, California Energy Commission Business Meeting, the following items were held over to the March 22, 2000, Business Meeting. They are:

Item #8 UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, FOREIGN AND COMMERCIAL SERVICE. Possible approval of Contract 700-98-016 for $54,091 to provide coordination and in-country logistical support for two energy conferences in China.

Item #10 CABAZON WIND PARTNERS, LLC. Possible approval to add $4.39 million from the New Renewable Resource Account to Cabazon Wind Partners, LLC., pursuant to the New Renewable Resources Account Guidebook.

Item #12 BLYTHE ENERGY PROJECT. Possible approval of the Executive Director's Data Adequacy Recommendation for the Blythe Energy Project Application for Certification, supplemental filing, dated February 18, 2000 (Docket No. 99-AFC-8). If this item is deemed Data Adequate a Committee for the Project will be approved.

Item #18 ENERGY EFFICIENCY PROGRAM. Possible approval to receive $1,043,999 from the Department of Energy for two NICE3 Grants.

  1. HONEYWELL POWER SYSTEMS. Possible approval of a grant for $499,673 to demonstrate a ceramic wheel in place of metal in a micro-turbine with a cogeneration configuration for maximum efficiency.

  2. DOUGLAS ENERGY. Possible approval for a grant for $494,326 to demonstrate a three-phase rotary turbine to generate electricity from waste process energy and separate oil, gas and water from a production oil well.

Item #19 INFORMATION ITEM. This item appears on the March 22, 2000 agenda as Item 6, SB 110 REPORT.

Item #20 ELECTRIC GENERATION FACILITIES. This item appears on the March 22, 2000 agenda as Item 7, ELECTRIC GENERATION FACILITIES.

Item #21 ENERGY FACILITY PERMITTING AND CHANGES TO THE SITING PROCESS (99-SIT-6). This item appears on the March 22, 2000 agenda as Item 8, ENERGY FACILITY PERMITTING AND CHANGES TO THE SITING PROCESS (99-SIT-6).

The Public Adviser, Roberta Mendonca is available to coordinate public presentations at the Business Meeting by calling (800) 822-6228 or (916) 654-4489.

The Director for Media, Claudia Chandler is available to assist media outlets by calling (916) 654-4689.

General Business Meeting Information is available from the Secretariat, Betty McCann at (916) 654-502 or by e-mail, bmccann@energy.state.ca.us.

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