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Application for Certification
for the Carrizo Energy Solar Farm
by Carrizo Energy, LLC

Docket No. 07-AFC-8


Notice of Hearing on CURE Motion to Compel

During the discovery stage in this proceeding, Intervenor California Unions for Reliable Energy (CURE) has issued numerous data requests to Ausra CA II, dba Carrizo Energy, LLC (Applicant), and Applicant has filed objections to some of these requests. CURE responded on October 24, 2008, by filing a Motion to Compel Production of Information (Motion) for all of the data requests to which Applicant objected. Pursuant to Energy Commission regulations [Cal Code Regs., tit. 20, § 1716(g)] the Committee has scheduled a hearing on the Motion as follows:

MONDAY, November 17, 2008
Beginning at 9:00 a.m.

Hearing Room B
California Energy Commission
1516 9th Street
Sacramento, California 95833

The purpose of this hearing is to hear argument on CURE's Motion. The Committee will take argument on Applicant's objections to data requests and CURE's counter arguments. In addition, the Committee will ask questions of the parties on reasons for the delays in the schedule issued by the Committee on February 4, 2008, and entertain suggestions for improving progress in the case.

Contact Information

The Energy Commission's Public Adviser's Office is available to provide the public with an understanding of a proceeding and to make recommendations for meaningful participation. For assistance, contact Elena Miller, the Public Adviser, at 916-654-4489 or 800-822-6228 or e-mail:

Questions of a legal or procedural nature should be directed to Gary Fay, the Hearing Officer, at (916) 654-3893 or e-mail:

Technical questions concerning the project should be addressed to John Kessler, the Staff Project Manager, at 916-654-4679 or email:

Media inquiries should be directed to the Office of Media and Public Communications at (916) 654-4989 or e-mail:

If you have a disability and need assistance to participate, please contact Lourdes Quiroz at 916-654-5146 or e-mail:

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:

Dated November 4, 2008, at Sacramento, California.

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Jackalyne Pfannenstiel
Chairman and Presiding Member
Carrizo AFC Committee

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Jeffrey D. Byron
Commissioner and Associate Member
Carrizo AFC Committee

Mailed to Lists: POS, 7270, 7271, 7272, 7273