[California Energy Commission Letterhead]

STATE OF CALIFORNIA
Energy Resources Conservation
and Development Commission


In the Matter of:               )     Docket No. 98-AFC-3
                                )
Application for Certification   )     NOTICE OF COMMISSION HEARING
for the Delta Energy Center     )     RE: PRESIDING MEMBER'S 
(Calpine Corporation and        )     PROPOSED DECISION (PMPD)
Bechtel Enterprises, Inc.)      )
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I. BACKGROUND

On December 23, 1999, the Committee designated to conduct proceedings in the above-captioned matter issued its Presiding Member's Proposed Decision (PMPD) recommending that the Commission approve the Application for Certification for the Delta Energy Center as proposed by Calpine Corporation and Bechtel Enterprises. On January 13, 2000, the Committee held a public conference to discuss comments on the PMPD. The comment period ended on January 26, 2000. The comments and edits proposed by the parties do not substantively change the Committee's findings and conclusions. No Revised PMPD will be issued; rather, the Committee will distribute a list of Errata to be incorporated into the PMPD upon consideration by the full Commission.


II. NOTICE OF COMMISSION HEARING
(Cal. Code of Regs., title 20, section 1754)

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the California Energy Commission will conduct a public hearing on the PMPD at a Business Meeting scheduled as follows:

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2000
Beginning at 10 a.m.
California Energy Commission
First Floor Hearing Room A
1516 Ninth Street
Sacramento, California
(Wheelchair Accessible)


III. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

Members of the public may attend this hearing and offer public comment on the matters discussed at the hearing. Written comment may also be submitted. The Commission's Public Adviser, Roberta Mendonca, is available to provide information and to assist the public in participating at the hearing. The Public Adviser can be reached at (916) 654-4489 or toll free at (800) 822-6228 or email at: pao@energy.state.ca.us

The PMPD and the list of Errata may be viewed on the Commission's Website for this proceeding at: www.energy.ca.gov/sitingcases/delta

Members of the public who do not have access to the internet may contact the Public Adviser to obtain copies of the PMPD and the list of Errata.


IV. CALIFORNIA ENERGY COMMISSION REALAUDIO WEBCAST

Audio from the February 9, 2000, hearing will be broadcast over the internet from the Energy Commission's Website using RealAudio.

Please go to: www.energy.ca.gov/realaudio before the date of the hearing and follow the directions on the page to install the RealAudio software on your computer. Your computer must have a sound card in it and speakers or a headset in order for you to hear the proceeding. You may listen to the proceeding beginning at 10 a.m. on February 9, 2000 or at your convenience from the archives.


V. FURTHER INFORMATION

If you require special accommodations in order to participate, contact Robert Sifuentes at least five days before the hearing at (916) 654-5004 or email at: rsifuent@energy.state.ca.us News media inquiries should be addressed to Claudia Chandler, Assistant Executive Director for media and public communications at (916) 654-4989 or email at: energia@energy.ca.gov

Technical questions should be directed to Paul Richins, the Staff's Project Manager at (916) 654-4074 or email at: prichins@energy.state.ca.us Questions of a legal or procedural nature should be addressed to Susan Gefter, the Hearing Officer at (916) 654-3893 or email at: sgefter@energy.state.ca.us

Information concerning the status of the project, as well as notices and other relevant Commission documents, may be found on the Energy Commission's Website for this proceeding at: www.energy.ca.gov/sitingcases/delta



Date On Line: January 27, 2000



ENERGY RESOURCES CONSERVATION
AND DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION


WILLIAM J. KEESE
Chairman and Presiding Member
Delta Energy AFC Committee




ROBERT PERNELL
Commissioner and Associate Member
Delta Energy AFC Committee




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