California Energy Commission Letterhead

Application for Certification
For the Hydrogen Energy
California Project

Docket No. 08-AFC-8


Notice of Mandatory Status Conference

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Committee designated by the Energy Commission to conduct proceedings on the Application for Certification (AFC) for the HYDROGEN ENERGY CALIFORNIA PROJECT has scheduled a Mandatory Status Conference to take place as follows:

Friday, March 26, 2010
Beginning at 1:00 p.m.

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

TELECONFERENCE OPTION: The following toll-free phone number will be available for callers to participate in the Status Conference:

Call: 1-800-857-9828
Use Passcode: "62562"
Conference Leader: "Raoul Renaud"

Purpose of the Status Conference

This Status Conference is sponsored by the Energy Commission to inform the Committee, the parties, and the Community about the project's progress to date in the AFC process.

Conference Participation

The Committee directs each party to participate and be represented by an agent with authority to bind and make decisions on the party's behalf.

Issues Statements

Each party must docket and serve an Issues Statement of no more than two pages by
NO LATER than Thursday, March 25, 2010. The Issues Statement must (1) discuss whether, and to what extent, compliance with the critical dates specified in the current Scheduling Order might be in question and (2) recommend reasonable solutions to ensuring compliance.

Public Participation

The Energy Commission's Public Adviser is available to assist the public in participating in the application review process. Contact the Public Adviser's Office at (916) 654-4489 or 800-822-6228 or e-mail: [].

If you have a disability and need assistance to participate in any scheduled event, contact Lourdes Quiroz no less than five days prior to the hearing at (916) 654-5146 or e-mail: [].


Questions of a legal or procedural nature should be directed to Raoul Renaud, the Hearing Officer, at (916) 651-2020 or e-mail: [].

Technical questions concerning the project should be addressed to Rod Jones, Staff Project Manager, at: (916) 654-5191, or e-mail: [].

Media inquiries should be directed to the Office of Media and Public Communications at (916) 654-4989 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: March 16, 2010 at Sacramento, California.

commissioner signature
James D. Boyd
Vice Chair and Presiding Member
Hydrogen Energy AFC Committee

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Jeffrey D. Byron
Commissioner and Associate Member
Hydrogen Energy AFC Committee