For Immediate Release: January 24, 2002
Media Contact: Mary Ann Costamagna - 916-654-4989
M E D I A A D V I S O R Y
Energy Commission Schedules Informational Hearing
and Site Visit to Proposed Avenal Power Plant
Sacramento - On Monday, January 28, members
of the public and other interested parties will have
an opportunity to learn more about a 600-megawatt
power plant proposed by Duke Energy Avenal, LLC.
If approved, the plant would be built on 25 acres
of a 148-acre site located in the agricultural region
of the San Joaquin Valley, just south of the Fresno
County line. The Avenal Energy Project will be a combined
cycle generating plant consisting of two natural gas-fired
turbines and one steam turbine.
Hearing and Site Visit
||MONDAY, JANUARY 28, 2002
Beginning at 3:30 p.m.
||City of Avenal Community Center
717 Monterey Street
The informational hearing will follow the site visit.
Bus transportation will be provided to the site from
the community center parking lot. Land owners, members
of the public, and governmental agencies are invited
regarding public participation and bus reservations
for the site visit, contact the Commission's Public
Adviser, Roberta Mendonca, at (916)654-4489, toll
free at (800) 822-6228, or by e-mail at : firstname.lastname@example.org .
Commission's Web site provides more information on
the proposed project at:
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