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Community Calendar Announcement

July 18, 2003

Dear Editor/Publisher:

If your publication, radio or television station offers a calendar of community events, you may want to include news of the following conference.

The Committee overseeing the Application for Certification for the proposed Tesla Power Plant Project will hold a site visit and pre-hearing conference on:

WEDNESDAY, JULY 30, 2003
Site visit begins at 4 p.m.
Pre-hearing conference begins at 6 p.m.

Location:
Tracy Community Center
300 East Tenth Street
Tracy, California
(Wheelchair Accessible)

Prior to the conference, members of the public are invited to join the Committee for a tour of the proposed site. Meet in the Tracy Community Center parking lot. The conference will provide the Committee an opportunity to assess the parties' readiness for evidentiary hearings, identify areas of agreement and dispute, and discuss procedures for the evidentiary hearing.

The Tesla Power Plant Project is proposed by Midway Energy, LLC, a direct subsidiary of Florida Power and Light.The project calls for four gas turbines and two steam turbines in a combined-cycle power plant, to produce 1,120 megawatts. The facility would be located on a 60-acre portion of a 160-acre parcel in Alameda County, just west of the San Joaquin County line and one-half mile north of the Pacific Gas & Electric Tesla Substation.

Members of the public and other interested agencies are invited to participate and provide comments. Those who wish further information about how to participate should contact Roberta Mendonca, the Commission's Public Adviser, at (916) 654-4489, toll free in California at (800) 822-6228, or by e-mail at: [pao@energy.state.ca.us]

The Commission's website contains current information on the proposed project at:

www.energy.ca.gov/sitingcases/tesla/

Please feel free to contact me at (916) 654-4989 if you prefer to have your name removed from our mailing list. Thank you

Thank you


Chris Davis
Information Officer

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