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Community Calendar Announcement

August 22, 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 Pico Power Project will hold a public conference to discuss comments on the Presiding Member's Proposed Decision as follows:

Beginning at 2:00 p.m.
California Energy Commission
Hearing Room B
1516 Ninth Street
Sacramento, California
(Wheelchair Accessible)

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 email at: pao@energy.state.ca.us.

Proposed by the city of Santa Clara's electric utility, Silicon Valley Power, the Pico Power Project is a natural gas-fired, combined-cycle power plant with a generating capacity of 122 megawatts and the ability to peak fire to 147 megawatts. The facility would be built on 2.86 acres located north of Silicon Valley Power's Kifer Receiving Station in the City of Santa Clara.

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


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


Chris Davis
Information Officer

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