[California Energy Commission Letterhead]


Energy Resources
Conservation and Development Commission

In the Matter of:                           )     Docket No. 99-AFC-3
Application for Certification for the       )     NOTICE OF COMMITTEE
Metcalf Energy Center [Calpine Corporation  )     HEARING
and Bechtel Enterprises, Inc.]              )

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Committee will conduct a public hearing as follows:

Beginning at 3:00 p.m.
First Floor Hearing Room A
1516 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

The purpose is to discuss and hear argument on the matters raised in the Interlocutory Appeal filed by Intervenor Coyote Valley Research Park, LLC and Coyote Valley Properties, LLC (jointly CVRP), in light of additional data and information provided by Applicant on December 15, 2000. Matters of concern are: to what extent, if any, has the substantive basis of the Appeal (i.e. Applicant's alleged failure to provide relevant information) been rendered moot by Applicant's December 15, 2000 Response; and the effect of the Committee Ruling, if any, upon other siting cases.

Therefore, CVRP shall specifically identify, by December 26, 2000, the items contained in its Data Requests No. 3 (Questions 1-4 exclusively) to which it believes Applicant has not responded. CVRP shall also state its reasons for contending that any remaining data/information sought from Applicant are relevant, reasonably available, or necessary to reach a decision on the proposed project.

Applicant shall, to the extent it may continue to object to providing the data or information sought, specify its reasons therefor. Applicant's filing is due December 29, 2000.

All submittals must be served and received by the Commission's Docket Unit, MS-4, 1516 Ninth Street, Sacramento, CA 95814 no later than 3:00 p.m. on the dates indicated above. Identify all submittals with "Docket No. 99-AFC-3."

The Commission's Public Adviser, Roberta Mendonca, is available to provide information or to assist those interested in participating at these hearings. She may be reached at (916) 654-4489 or, toll free, at 1-800-822-6228; her e-mail address is: pao@energy.state.ca.us

Audio from the Wednesday, January 3, 2001 hearing will be broadcast over the internet from the Energy Commission's Web Site 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 at 3:00 p.m. on January 3, 2001 or at your convenience from the archive.

Date On Line: December 21, 2000


ROBERT A. LAURIE, Commissioner
Presiding Member
Metcalf AFC Committee

Associate Member
Metcalf AFC Committee

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