California Energy Commission Letterhead

Notice of Data Response & Issue Resolution Staff Workshop
for the Lodi Energy Center (08-AFC-10)

The California Energy Commission Staff will conduct a Data Response and Issues Resolution Workshop for the proposed Lodi Energy Center (LEC). The purpose of the workshop is to discuss the Northern California Power Agency's (NCPA) responses to staff's data requests and to work toward resolving issues. All interested agencies and members of the public are invited to participate. The workshop will be held on:

10:00 a.m.

Pisano Room
Hutchins Street Square
125 South Hutchins Street
Lodi, California 95242

(Wheelchair Accessible)
See Map


The Energy Commission Staff is currently analyzing NCPA's AFC for the proposed development of the LEC project. Staff has provided the applicant with two sets of data requests dated January 7, 2009 and February 4, 2009 for the following technical areas: biological resources, cultural resources, geology, land use, power plant reliability, soil and water resources, transmission system engineering, waste management, air quality, hazardous materials management and visual resources. The staff workshop may focus on both sets of data responses and possible resolution of identified issues.

Staff's data requests and the Issues Identification Report are available on the Energy Commission's website at: NCPA's responses will be posted on the Commission's website as soon as possible after receipt. Following the workshop, staff will consider the comments it receives and initiate preparation of the Preliminary Staff Assessment (PSA) containing staff's preliminary analysis of the LEC Application For Certification and the potential impacts, including recommendations for mitigation and proposed conditions of certification.


On September 10, 2008, NCPA submitted an AFC to the California Energy Commission to construct and operate an electrical generating plant in the city of Lodi, San Joaquin County, California. The LEC would be a natural gas-fired, combined-cycle nominal 255-megawatt (MW) power generation facility. It would be located on 4.4 acres of land owned and incorporated by the city of Lodi, 6 miles west of the Lodi city center, located near Interstate-5 (I-5) approximately 1.7 miles south of State Route 12.

The LEC would consist of a General Electric Frame 7FA combustion turbine-generator (CTG), a single condensing steam turbine generator (STG), a deaerating surface condenser, a 7-cell mechanical draft cooling tower, and associated support equipment. In addition, the LEC would share infrastructure with the existing NCPA Combustion Turbine Project #2 facility located adjacent to the proposed project site.

Public Participation

The Energy Commission's Public Adviser's Office provides the public with assistance in participating in Commission activities. If you want information on how to participate in this proceeding, please contact the Public Adviser, Elena Miller by phone, at (916) 654-4489 or toll free at (800) 822-6228, by FAX at (916) 654-4493, or by e-mail at

To request special accommodations for those persons with disabilities, please contact Lourdes Quiroz, the Energy Commission's EEO Officer at or by telephone (916) 654-5146. For those persons with limited English knowledge, request interpreter services by contacting Rod Jones, Energy Commission Project Manager, at (916) 654-5191 or by e-mail at


General information about the proposed LEC and related documents are available on the Energy Commission's website at Please direct all news media inquiries to the Energy Commission's media office at (916) 654-4989 or e-mail at Please direct your technical or project schedule questions to Rod Jones, Energy Commission Project Manager, at (916) 654-5191 or by e-mail at

If you are unable to attend the workshop, written comments may be sent to the staff's project manager electronically or to the Energy Commission's street address shown on the letterhead of this Notice.


TERRENCE O'BRIEN, Deputy Director
Siting, Transmission and
Environmental Protection Division

Lodi Energy Center Proof of Service List
Mail list: 7327, 7328, 7329, 7330



Energy Commission Staff Workshop
Lodi Energy Center (08-AFC-10)

10:00 a.m.

Location: Pisano Room
Hutchins Street Square
125 South Hutchins Street
Lodi, California 95242


View Larger Map