California Energy Commission Letterhead

Application for Certification for the
Calico Solar Project
(Formerly SES Solar 1)


Docket No. 2008-AFC-13

 

Revised Notice of Evidentiary Hearing and Briefing Schedule

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Committee designated by the Energy Commission to conduct proceedings on the Application for Certification (AFC) for the CALICO SOLAR PROJECT (CSP) has revised the start time for the previously noticed August 18, 2010, Evidentiary Hearing, established a deadline for identifying additional exhibits to be presented at the August 18 hearing and extended the deadline for filing briefs as follows:

WEDNESDAY, August 18, 2010
Beginning at 9:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m.

California Energy Commission
Hearing Room B
1516 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Teleconference Option

Parties and the Public may attend the Prehearing Conference and Evidentiary Hearing in person at the above locations or by telephone and/or by computer via our "WebEx" web conferencing system. For details on how to participate by WebEx, please see the "Participation through WebEx" directions attached to this Notice.

The Parties shall identify and e-mail any additional documentary evidence that they wish to introduce during the evidentiary hearing on or before 5:00 p.m. on Monday, August 16, 2010.

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the deadline for filing of Post Hearing Briefs by the Parties, is extended from August 18, 2010 to August 20, 2010.

Agency and Public Participation

Local, state, and federal governmental agencies may participate at the Evidentiary Hearing, as necessary. (Cal. Code Regs., tit. 20, § 1714.5.) Elected officials and members of the public may present public comments at these events and/or submit written comments to the Energy Commission's Docket Unit. Please include "Docket No. 08-AFC-13" on any written comments. Comments made or submitted after the close of the Evidentiary Hearings will not be considered in preparing the Presiding Member's Proposed Decision (PMPD). We encourage persons who cannot make their comments by the close of the Evidentiary Hearings to wait to review the PMPD when it is published and, if their issues are not addressed to their satisfaction, submit the comments in reference to the PMPD during the 30-day PMPD comment period.

The Energy Commission's Public Adviser's office is available to assist any person or organization in understanding this proceeding and how to participate in it. For assistance, contact the Public Adviser's office at (916) 654-4489 or (800) 822-6228 or e-mail: [publicadviser@energy.state.ca.us].

Energy Commission Information

Questions of a legal or procedural nature should be directed to Paul Kramer, the Hearing Officer, at (916) 654-5103 or e-mail: [pkramer@energy.state.ca.us].

Technical questions concerning the Project should be addressed to Christopher Meyer, the Staff Project Manager, at (916) 653-1639 or e-mail: [cmeyer@energy.state.ca.us].

Technical questions concerning the BLM permitting process should be addressed to Jim Stobaugh, at (775) 861-6478, [Jim_Stobaugh@blm.gov].

Media inquiries should be directed to the Office of Media and Public Communications at (916) 654-4989 or e-mail: [mediaoffice@energy.state.ca.us].

Information concerning the status of the project, as well as notices and other relevant documents may be viewed on the Energy Commission's Internet web page at: www.energy.ca.gov/sitingcases/calicosolar/. You may also subscribe to receive email notification of all notices at www.energy.ca.gov/listservers/.

Dated: August 12, 2010 at Sacramento, California.

commissioner signature
ANTHONY EGGERT
Commissioner and Presiding Memberr
Calico Solar AFC Committee

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JEFFREY D. BYRON
Commissioner and Associate Member
Calico Solar AFC Committee

 

AUGUST 18, 2010, 9 AM, EVIDENTIARY HEARING

PARTICIPATION THROUGH WEBEX
THE ENERGY COMMISSION'S ON-LINE MEETING SERVICE

Meeting number: 497 228 554

Meeting password: calico@solar1

  1. COMPUTER LOG-ON WITH A DIRECT PHONE NUMBER:
    • Please go to https://energy.webex.com and enter the above meeting number.
    • When prompted, enter your information and the above meeting password.
    • After you login, a prompt will appear on-screen for you to provide your phone number. In the Phone Number box screen, type your area code and phone number and click OK. You will receive a call back to your phone which will allow you to listen and/or participate in the audio of the meeting. International callers can use the "Country/Region" button to help make their connection.
  2. COMPUTER LOG-ON FOR CALLERS WITH AN EXTENSION PHONE NUMBER, ETC:
    • Please go to https://energy.webex.com and enter the above meeting number.
    • When prompted, enter your information and the above meeting password.
    • After you login, a prompt will ask for your phone number. Click "CANCEL." Instead call 1-866-469-3239 (toll-free in the U.S. and Canada). When prompted, enter the meeting number above and your unique Attendee ID number which is listed in the top left area of your screen after you login.
  3. TELEPHONE ONLY (NO COMPUTER ACCESS):
    • Call 1-866-469-3239 (toll-free in the U.S. and Canada) and when prompted enter the above meeting number.

If you have difficulty joining the meeting, please call the WebEx Technical Support number at 1-866-229-3239. To see if your computer is compatible, visit http://support.webex.com/support/system-requirements.html.

*Please be aware that the meeting's WebEx audio and on-screen activity may be recorded