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For Immediate Release: February 13, 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 Hearing, Tour of Proposed Tesla Power Plant

Sacramento -- The California Energy Commission has scheduled a hearing and site tour for members of the public and others interested in learning about a 1,120-megawatt, natural gas-fired, combined-cycle electric generating facility proposed for construction and operation in Alameda County.

The Tesla power plant project is being proposed by Midway Power, LLC. The facility would be located on a 60-acre portion of a 160-acre parcel that is approximately one-half mile north of the Pacific Gas and Electric Tesla substation.

What:Site Visit and Informational Hearing
When:TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2002 Beginning at 3:30 p.m.
Where:Eagles Lodge 527 North Livermore Avenue Livermore, California (Wheelchair Accessible)

The informational hearing will recess to allow for a site visit during dayligh hours. Bus transportation will be provided from the hearing location to the site. Land owners, members of the public, and governmental agencies are invited to participate. For information regarding public participation and bus reservations, contact Roberta Mendonca, the Commission's Public Adviser, at (916) 654-4489, toll free at (800) 822-6228 or by e-mail at: pao@energy.state.ca.us. More information about the proposed project is available on the Energy CommissionŐs Web site at: www.energy.ca.gov/sitingcases/tesla

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