On February 20, 2001 Governor Gray Davis directed the Energy Commission to exercise emergency siting powers to permit natural gas fired or renewable peaking power plants that can be on line by the 2001 peak demand period. Under this Order, facilities that contract with the Department of Water Resources to provide power to California residents can apply for an expedited permit with the Commission.
Documents on this page are listed with newest at the top. Note: Documents for each of the individual peaker projects are on that peaker's own documents page not this main page.
- Energy Commission Presentation by Roger E. Johnson at the March 15, 2001, PEAKER FAIR. (Power Point Presentation).
Emergency Memo on Peaker Power Plant Permitting (including forms needed for applying to Energy Commission) Updated: May 7, 2001.
(Adobe Acrobat PDF file, 53 pages, 209 kilobytes)
FORMS FOR APPLYING TO ENERGY COMMISSION, UPDATED: MAY 7, 2001.
(Attachments A-D, Microsoft Word, 274 kilobytes).
Governor's Executive Order for the Emergency Licensing Process
(Executive Order D26, February 8, 2001)
- Governor's News Release of Potential Sites For New Generating Facilities (February 21, 2001)
Potential Peaking Power Plant Sites Report -- Updated 02/22/01.
(Adobe Acrobat PDF format, 2.1 megabytes, 44 pages)
List of Peaker Power Plant Sites - Updated May 24, 2001.
(Adobe Acrobat PDF format, 44 kilobytes, 8 pages)
Map Showing Areas and Sites for Installation of Peaker Power Plants - February 22, 2001.
(Adobe Acrobat PDF format, 2 megabytes, 1 page)
- List of Peaker Power Plant Sites - Updated May 24, 2001.