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Docket Number: 11-AFC-04

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Commission's Documents

Hearing Advisor Paul Kramer's Email re Change in the Process for Obtaining the Current Proof of Service List. Posted: March 25, 2013. (PDF, 1 page, 74 kb)

Email from Riverside County Transportation Department regarding Level of Service Thresholds. Dated and posted January 29, 2013. (PDF file, 1 page, 33 kb)

Emails between Riverside County and CEC re Level of Service Standard at Riverside County Intersections. Dated October 26, 2012. (PDF file, 2 pages, 25 kb)

Staff's Response to Applicant's Notice of Suspension of Aplication for Certification. Posted January 16, 2013. (PDF file, 4 pages, 66 kb)

Report of Conversations regarding Lodging Options in Blythe. Posted January 7, 2013.

Califorinia Energy Commission Paul Kramer's Email to Brian Biering of Elison Schneider and Harris, Granting Extension of Time to Respond to Staff's Motions. Dated January 2, 2013. Posted January 3, 2013. (PDF file, 2 pages, 82 kb)

Report of Conversation between Scott White and SKip Moss Regarding the Feasibility of Acquiring Compensation Lands. Dated November 12, 2012. Posted January 3, 2013. (PDF file, 2 pages, 29 kb)

Report of Conversation between Melissa Moukas and Todd Steward regarding Bradshaw Trail Road Improvements and Canal Crossings. Dated November 28, 2012. Posted January 2, 2013. (PDF file, 2 pages, 29 kb)

Energy Commission Staff’s Request for Extension of the Final Staff Assessment Filing Deadline and Motion to Compel Production of Incidental Take Permit Application. Dated December 21, 2012. Posted December 21, 2012. (PDF file, 15 pages, 110 kb)

WebEx Recording, Documents, Presentations and Comments from the November 28, 2012 Workshop. Posted November 30, 2012.

California Energy Commission Staff's Final Request for Applicant to Submit Lake and Steambed Alteration Agreement Notification and Incidental Take Permit Application. Dated November 20, 2012. Posted November 27, 2012. (PDF file, 5 pages, 160 kb)

Draft Ethnographic Report Informing the Preliminary Staff Assessment. Dated November 26, 2012. Posted November 27, 2012. (PDF file, 139 pages, 1.8 MB)

Report of Conversation re Written Comments by the Palo Verde Irrigation District. Dated November 6, 2012. Posted November 26, 2012. (PDF file, 2 pages, 29 kb)

WebEx Recording of the November 14, 2012 Workshop Posted November 16, 2012. (Internet Explorer recommended)

E-mail to Applicant re Brightness and Glare Question asked by Applicant at October 29, 2012 PSA Workshop. Dated November 6, 2012. Posted November 7, 2012. (PDF file, 8 pages, 143 kb)

Email to Applicant Todd Stewart re Approval of Applicant's Submittal of the Final Geoarchaeology Research Design. Dated October 31, 2012. Posted November 7, 2012. (PDF file, 2 pages, 66 kb)

Methology to Estimate Avian Exposure to Concentrated Solar Radiation. Posted November 6, 2012. (PDF file, 27 pages, 106 kb)

Staff's Data Requests, Set 3 (199-208), (Data Requests for Rio Mesa and Hidden Hills Projects). Dated October 26, 2013. Posted October 31, 2012. (PDF file, 7 pages, 270 kb)

Report of Conversation Regarding Recommended Conditions of Certififcation - Worker Safety-9. Posted October 29, 2012. (PDF file, 25 pages, 389 kb)

Report of Conversation Regarding Recommended Conditions of Certififcation - Bio-20. Posted October 29, 2012. (PDF file, 4 pages, 131 kb)

Report of Conversation re Rio Mesa SEGF Groundwater Model Instability. Posted October 25, 2012. (PDF file, 2 pages, 64 kb)

Report of Conversation Between Pierre Martinez and Applicant re Land Evaluation Site Assessment Scores, Dated October 18, 2012, posted October 25, 2012. (PDF file, 23 pages, 997 kb)

Staff Comments on Draft Archaeological Research Design and Testing Plan, Dated October 19, 2012, posted October 19, 2012. (PDF file, 35 pages, 176 kb)

Discussions with Applicant Representatives Regarding Draft Archaeological Research Design and Testing Plan, Dated October 17, 2012, posted October 19, 2012. (PDF file, 3 pages, 33 kb)

California Energy Commission Preliminary Staff Assessment - Part B, Dated and Posted October 15, 2012. (PDF file, 782 pages, 32.5 mb)

Letter to the Librarian Regarding Handling of the PSA Part A and a Letter Requestion Comments on the PSA Part A, Dated and Posted October 9, 2012. (PDF file, 8 pages, 135 kb)

California Energy Commission Preliminary Staff Assessment - Part A, Dated and Posted September 28, 2012. (PDF file, 686 pages, 39.1 mb)

Staff's Data Requests, SET 3A (Nos. 186 - 190), Dated September 21, 2012, Posted September 21, 2012. (PDF file, 7 pages, 59 kb)

Report of Conversation Between Jim Adams and Riverside Co Sheriff's Office on July 18, 2012 and July 20, 2012. Posted September 7, 2012. (PDF file, 13 pages, 7.8 MB)

Report of Conversation Between Staff and Applicant Regarding General Traffic Questions. Posted September 7, 2012. (PDF file, 23 pages, 186 kb)

WebEx Recording, Documents, Presentations and Comments of August 28, 2012 Joint Workshop. Updated September 6, 2012. Posted August 29, 2012.

Report of Conversation between Pierre Martinez and Applicant Clarifying Project Distances from Residence. Posted August 23, 2012. (PDF file, 4 pages, 48 kb)

WebEx Recording of the August 2, 2012 Staff Workshop Posted August 6, 2012. (Internet Explorer recommended)

Staff Letter Regarding Paleontological Resources Delineation Plan. Dated July 30, 2012. Posted July 31, 2012. (PDF file, 8 pages, 94 kb)

Record of Conversation between Jim Adams and Riverside County Sheriff's Office . Posted July 25, 2012. (PDF file, 1 page, 16 kb)

Report of Conversation between Casey Weaver, Joe Stewert, Angela Lelba, Arlene Garcia-Herbst, and Todd Stewert Regarding Discussions with Applicant Representatives Regarding delineation paleontological Resources. Posted July 19, 2012. (PDF file, 3 pages, 33 kb)

Email Conversation Between Andrea Koch and Anthony Parisi Regarding Military Aviation Training. Posted July 17, 2012. (PDF file, 2 pages, 20 kb)

Transcript of June 20, 2012 Status Conference. Posted July 2, 2012. (PDF file, 61 pages, 106 kb)

Staff's Request for Extension of the PSA Filing Deadline and Motion to Compel Production of BrightSource Energy Inc.’s Power Purchase Agreements. Posted June 29, 2012. (PDF file, 9 pages, 76 kb)

Toxicity Assessment of Combustion Products. Dated June 26, 2012. Posted June 29, 2012. (PDF file, 7 pages, 172 kb)

Staff Letter Re: Archaeological Resources Evaluation Phase Excavation and Staff Comments to Applicant Response to Data Request #96, Geoarchaeological Research Design. Posted June 28, 2012. (PDF file, 15 pages, 70 kb)

Staff's Data Requests Set 2B, #173-185. Posted June 11, 2012. (PDF file, 8 pages, 70 kb)

Report of Conversation Between Andrea Koch and Anthony Parisi Regarding Department of Defense Review of Proposed Rio Mesa Project. Posted June 11, 2012. (PDF file, 1 pages, 25 kb)

Staff's Request for Extension of Discovery Period. Posted June 4, 2012. (PDF file, 5 pages, 406 kb)

WebEx Recording of the May 24, 2012, Data Response Workshop. Posted May 31, 2012.

Staff's Data Requests Set 2A, #155-172. Posted May 21, 2012. (PDF file, 14 pages, 82 kb)

Report of Conversation Regarding Off-Site Communication. Dated May 4, 2012. Posted May 18, 2012. (PDF file, 4 pages, 57 kb)

Report of Conversation Regarding Submittal of Groundwater Model and Modeling Files (Data Requests No 136 & 137). Dated May 7, 2012. Posted May 14, 2012. (PDF file, 4 pages, 70 kb)

Report of Conversation between Scott White and Derek Langsford Regarding Jurisdictional Streambed Delineation. Dated May 3, 2012. Posted May 10, 2012. (PDF file, 6 pages, 184 kb)

Report of Conversation Between William Kanemoto and Todd Stewart Regarding Discussion of Data Request/Response 148 - Night Lighting. Dated May 7, 2012. Posted May 10, 2012. (PDF file, 3 pages, 66 kb)

REAT Feedback Regarding Response to Data Request 50. Dated April 16, 2012. Posted May 1, 2012. (PDF file, 1 page, 70 kb)

Email Regarding Elf Owl Survey Protocol/Data Request 49. Dated April 24, 2012. Posted April 26, 2012. (PDF file, 2 pages, 98 kb)

Report of Conversation: Elf Owl Survey Protocols. Dated April 19, 2012. Posted April 25, 2012. (PDF file, 3 pages, 123 kb)

Report of Conversation: Gila Woodpecker Survey Protocols. Dated April 19, 2012. Posted April 25, 2012. (PDF file, 2 pages, 82 kb)

Avian Mortality at a Solar Energy Power Plant. Posted April 19, 2012. (PDF file, 7 page, 393 kb)

Report of Conversation: Discussion of Traffic and Transportation Data Requests 143-147. Posted April 16, 2012. (PDF file, 1 page, 29 kb)

Transcript of the April 9, 2012, Committee Meeting. Posted April 13, 2012. (PDF file, 13 pages, 29 kb)

Email from California Energy Commission Staff to the Applicant Regarding Elf Owl Survey Requirements. Posted March 29, 2012. (PDF file, 3 pages, 90 kb)

Transcript of the March 19, 2012, Status Conference. Posted March 29, 2012. (PDF file, 108 pages, 167 kb)

California Energy Commission Powerpoint Presentation for the March 19, 2012, Status Conference. Posted March 20, 2012. (PDF file, 8 pages, 233 kb)

WebEx Recording of the March 13, 2012, Data Request and Issues Resolution Workshop Posted March 13, 2012.

Energy Commission Staff's Brief in Response to Topics Identified in Notice of March 19, 2012 Status Conference. Posted March 9, 2012. (PDF file, 18 pages, 94 kb)

Email from the California Energy Commission to the Native American Heritage Commission Requesting a Sacred Land Search and a Contact list of Individuals or Tribes who may have information regarding the project site. Posted March 7, 2012. (PDF file, 2 pages, 1.7 mb)

Letter from the California Energy Commission to the Following individuals and Tribes, from a list generated by the Native American Heritage Commission, Regarding the Rio Mesa Solar Generating Facility. Posted March 7, 2012.

  • Twenty-nine Palms Band of Mission Indians
  • Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla indians
  • Fort Mojave Indian Tribe - AhaMaKav Cultural Society
  • Ah-Mut-Pipa Foundation
  • Joseph Benitiz
  • Chemehuevi Reservation
  • Cocopah Cultural Resources Department
  • Colorado River Indian Tribe
  • Fort Mojave Indian Tribe - Nora McDowell, Cultural Resources Coordinator
  • Fort Yuma Quechan Indian Nation
  • Morongo Band of Mission Indians
  • Quenchan Indian Nation
  • San Manuel Band of Mission Indians

WebEx Recording of the March 1, 2012, Data Request and Issues Resolution Workshop Posted March 5, 2012.

Data Requests, Set 1B (No. 85-154) and Amended Data Request Set 1A (No. 44). Posted February 28, 2012. (PDF file, 35 pages, 147 kb)

WebEx Recording of the February 13, 2012, Data Request and Issues Resolution Workshop Posted February 16, 2012.

Transcript of the February 1, 2012, Informational Hearing - Posted February 9, 2012. (PDF file, 86 pages, 159 kb)

Rio Mesa Data Requests, Set 1A (No. 1-84) - Dated and posted February 7, 2012. (PDF file, 50 pages, 762 kb)

February 1, 2012 Informational Hearing and Site Visit - Project Manager Presentation - Posted: February 3, 2012. (PDF file, 20 pages, 623 kb)

February 1, 2012 Informational Hearing and Site Visit - Hearing Officer Presentation - Posted: February 3, 2012. (PDF file, 5 pages, 336 kb)

California Energy Commission Staff's Issue Identification Report for the Rio Mesa Solar Electric Generating Facility - Posted: January 25, 2012. (PDF file, 23 pages, 419 kb)

Commission Letter to Riverside County Fire Department Regarding Potential Emergency Medical Response Needs - Posted: January 20, 2012. (PDF file, 5 pages, 938 kb)

Commission Letter to Riverside County Sheriff's Department Regarding Potential Law Enforcement Needs - Posted: January 20, 2012. (PDF file, 5 pages, 935 kb)

Response to Application for Confidentiality, Cultural Resources and Paleontological Information - Posted: January 13, 2012. (PDF file, 2 pages, 31 kb)

Email from Pierre Martinez to Rio Mesa Regarding Bat/Bird Surveys - Posted: December 21, 2011. (PDF file, 9 pages, 639 kb)

California Energy Commission Staff's Second Revised Data Adequacy Recommendation - Posted: December 12, 2011. (PDF file, 48 pages, 358 kb)

California Energy Commission Staff's Revised Data Adequacy Recommendation - Posted: December 12, 2011. (PDF file, 48 pages, 356 kb)

Request for Agency Participation - Posted: November 17, 2011. (PDF file, 4 pages, 39.4 kb)

Letter to the Librarian and Request for Public Participation - Posted: November 17, 2011. (PDF file, 4 pages, 37.8 kb)

Staff's Data Adequacy Recommendation - Posted: November 10, 2011. (PDF file, 103 pages, 487 kb)


Applicant's Documents

Applicant's Notice of Witdrawal of Application for Certification. Posted July 2, 2013. (PDF file, 3 pages, 233 kb)

Applicant's Status Report #1. Posted April 4, 2013. (PDF file, 4 pages, 344 kb)

Applicant's Notice of Suspension of Aplication for Certification. Posted January 15, 2013. (PDF file, 4 pages, 82 kb)

Applicant's Response to California Energy Commission Staff's Motion to Compel Production of Incidental Take Permit Application. Dated January 7, 2013. Posted January 7, 2013. (PDF file 8 pages, 90 kb)

Applicant's Response to PVID Comments on Preliminary Staff Assessment. Dated January 3, 2013. Posted January 7, 2013. (PDF file 23 pages, 4 MB)

Applicant's Technical Appendices for the Phase II CAISO study of the Eastern Bulk Power System. Dated December 11, 2012. Posted December 12, 2012. (PDF file 41 pages, 1.15 MB)

Applicant's QC3 and QC4 Phase II Interconnection Study Report. Dated December 7, 2012. Posted December 10, 2012. (PDF file 78 pages, 773 kb)

Applicant's Application for a Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement. Dated November 30, 2012. Posted December 6, 2012. (PDF file 110 pages, 12.46 MB)

Presentation by Dr. Sönke Johnsen, Ph.D, from the December 5, 2012 Joint Workshop. Posted December 5, 2012. (PDF file, 1.4 MB)

Rio Mesa Response to California Energy Commission Staff's Data Request Set #3. Dated November 21, 2012. Posted November 27, 2012. (PDF file, 27 pages, 1.6 MB)

Applicant’s Comments on Preliminary Staff Assessment Volume 1: General Comments and Comments to Conditions of Certification. Dated November 19, 2012. Posted November 26, 2012. (PDF file, 384 pages, 41.2 MB)

Applicant’s Comments on Preliminary Staff Assessment Volume 2: Specific Comments. Dated November 19, 2012. Posted November 26, 2012. (PDF file, 243 pages, 16.9 MB)

Applicant's Notice of Objection to Data Requests Set 3. Dated November 15, 2012. Posted November 16, 2012. (PDF file, 9 pages, 82 kb)

Mojave Desert Air Quality Management District Final Determination of Compliance. Dated November 1, 2012. Posted November 7, 2012. (PDF file, 41 pages, 745 kb)
Note: Same Document in Intervenor/Other Section Below

Applicant's Supplemental Avian Study Information. Posted November 6, 2012. (PDF file, 124 pages, 3.9 MB)

Applicant's Submittal of the Final Geoarchaeology Research Design Data Request Set 1B, Number 97. Posted October 29, 2012. (PDF file, 52 pages, 4.8 MB)

Applicant's Replacement Data Response Set 3A (# 186-190). Posted October 29, 2012. (PDF file, 36 pages, 4 MB)

Applicant's Data Response Set 3A (# 186-190). Posted October 23, 2012. (PDF file, 35 pages, 4.7 MB)

Applicant's Paleontological Resource Delineation Work Plan - September 2012. Posted October 11, 2012. (PDF file, 73 pages, 3.8 MB)

Applicant's Spring Migratory Bird Survey Summary Report. Posted October 2, 2012. (PDF file, 237 pages, 25.5 MB)

Applicant's Paleontological Resource Delineation Work Plan - August 2012. Posted September 4, 2012. (PDF file, 61 pages, 2.1 MB)

Applicant's Supplemental Response #9 to CEC Staff Data Request Set 1A (DR 45). Posted August 30, 2012. (PDF file, 100 pages, 3.4 MB)

BrightSource Energy Comments on the District's Draft Preliminary Determination of Compliance. Posted August 30, 2012. (PDF file, 40 pages, 328 kb)

Applicant's Supplemental Response #8 to CEC Staff Data Request Set 1A (DR 49) - 2012 Elf Owl Report. Posted August 22, 2012. (PDF file, 83 pages, 4.8 MB)

Applicant's Supplemental Response #7 to CEC Staff Data Request Set 1A (DR 51) - 2012 Bat Survey Quarterly Report. Posted August 22, 2012. (PDF file, 25 pages, 1.53 MB)

Repeated Application for Confidential Designation for Certain Paleontological Resources Information. Posted August 15, 2012. (PDF file, 1 page, 36 kb)

Applicant’s Supplemental Response #6 to CEC Staff Data Response Set 1A. Posted August 6, 2012. (PDF file, 18 pages, 636 kb)

Applicant's Supplemental Data Response #5 to the California Energy Commission's Data Requests Set 1A, 1B, 2A, and 2B. Posted August 2, 2012. (PDF file, 234 pages, 20.3 MB)

Applicant's Draft Archaeological Research Design and Testing Plan. Posted July 31, 2012. (PDF file, 87 pages, 2.2 MB)

Repeated Application for Confidential Designation for Certain Cultural Resources Information. Posted July 26, 2012. (PDF file, 1 page, 86 kb)

Supplemental Data Response to CEC Data Request, Set 1B, #97. Posted July 26, 2012. (PDF file, 91 pages, 2.5 mb)

Applicant's Environmental Enhancement Proposal - Amending the Project from Three Power Plants to Two, Posted July 24, 2011, (PDF files)

Repeated Confidential Designation for a Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet as a Supplemental Response to CEC Staff's Data Request #16. Posted July 23, 2012. (PDF file, 1 pages, 102 kb)

Repeated Application for Confidential Designation for its Power Purchase Agreements. Posted July 23, 2012. (PDF file, 1 pages, 57 kb)

Applicant's Response to Data Requests, Set 2A, #167. Posted July 23, 2012. (PDF file, 6 pages, 365 kb)

Applicant's Response to Data Requests, Set 2A, #159. Posted July 23, 2012. (PDF file, 13 pages, 643 kb)

Applicant's Response to Staff's Requests for Extension and Motion to Compel. Posted July 19, 2012. (PDF file, 10 pages, 53 kb)

Applicant's Response to California Energy Commission Staff's Data Requests Set 2B. Dated July 5, 2012, Posted July 9, 2012. (PDF file, 45 pages, 4.5 MB)

Applicant's Notice for Staff's Data Requests Set 2B. Dated July 2, 2012, Posted July 9, 2012. (PDF file, 9 pages, 61 kb)

Applicant's Notice for Staff's Data Requests Set 2A. Dated June 8, 2012, Posted June 29, 2012. (PDF file, 7 pages, 36 kb)

Applicant's Supplemental Data Response to Staff Data Request Set 1A (#72) - Draft Integrated Weed Management Plan. Dated June 7, 2012, Posted June 29, 2012. (PDF file, 51 pages, 3.85 MB)

Applicant's Repeated Application for Confidential Designation of Certain Portions of the Power Purchase Agreement. Posted June 21, 2012. (PDF file, 1 page, 74 kb)

Applicant's Response to Staff's Data Requests Set 2A, #155-172. Posted June 20, 2012. (PDF file, 45 pages, 2.2 mb)

Applicant's Supplemental Response to California Energy Commission Staff's Data Requests Set 2A. Posted June 15, 2012. (PDF file, 6 pages, 45 kb)

Applicant's Attorney's Response Regarding California Energy Commission Staff's Request for Extension of DIscovery Period. Posted June 13, 2012. (PDF file, 5 pages, 45 kb)

Applicant's response to the California Energy Commission Staff's Data Request, Set 2A, #155-172. Posted June 11, 2012. (PDF file, 7 pages, 45 kb)

Bright Source's Notification of Submittal of Environmental Enhancement Proposal. Posted May 30, 2012. (PDF file, 4 pages, 127 kb)

Applicant's Supplemental Response to Data Requests Set 1B #97. Dated May 29, 2012. Posted May 30, 2012. (PDF file, 37 pages, 590 kb)

Applicant's Supplemental Response to Data Requests Set 1B #94. Dated May 29, 2012. Posted May 30, 2012. (PDF file, 36 pages, 643 kb)

Applicant's Presentation on Project Change at the May 24, 2012 Workshop. Dated May 24, 2012. Posted May 29, 2012. (PDF file, 11 pages, 1.5 mb)

Applicant's Supplemental Response to Data Requests Set 1B #143-144. Dated May 23, 2012. Posted May 24, 2012. (PDF file, 6 pages, 184 kb)

Applicant's Supplementary Response to Center for Biological Diversity's Data Request #3 dated March 15, 2012. Dated April 27, 2012. Posted May 7, 2012. (PDF file, 4 pages, 164 kb)

Applicant's Supplemental Response to Data Request #40. Dated May 3, 2012. Posted May 4, 2012. (PDF file, 17 pages, 4.2 mb)

Applicant's Supplemental Response #3 to CEC Staff Data Request Set 1A. Dated April 18, 2012. Posted April 24, 2012. (PDF file, 7 pages, 193 kb)

Letters from Dr. John Boone and Steve Carroll regarding Elf Owl Survey. Dated April 18, 2012. Posted: April 20, 2012. (PDF file, 14 pages, 516 kb)

Applicant's Supplemental Response #2 to CEC Staff Data Request Set 1A (#s 5, 8, 15, 16, 22, 43, 55, 57). Dated April 16, 2012. Posted: April 20, 2012. (PDF file, 204 pages, 47.5 mb)
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Applicant's Replacement to Supplemental Response #1 to CEC Staff Data Request Set 1A (#s 60, 62-64). Dated April 17, 2012. Posted: April 20, 2012. (PDF file, 1165 pages, 57.7 mb)
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Applicant's Response to Center for Biological Diversity Data Requests dated March 15, 2012. Posted: April 13, 2012. (PDF file, 16 pages, 3.6 mb)

Applicant's Letter Regarding Elf Owl Survey Relevancy Protocols. Posted: April 10, 2012. (PDF file, 7 pages, 3 mb)

Applicant's Response to Data Request Set 1B. Posted: March 29, 2012. (PDF file, 189 pages, 15 mb)

Applicant's Reply Brief for March 19 Status Conference. Dated March 14, 2012. Posted: March 29, 2012. (PDF file, 91 pages, 9.4 mb)

Applicant's Notice Pursuant To 20 C.C.R. § 1716(f) For California Energy Commission Staff's Data Requests Set 1B. Dated March 19, 2012. Posted: March 28, 2012. (PDF file, 15 pages, 57 kb)

Rio Mesa Solar Electric Generating Facility CEC Biological Resources Workshop. Posted: March 14, 2012. (PDF file, 21 pages, 1.31 mb)

Applicant's Opening Brief in Response to Topics in Notice of March 19, 2012 Status Conference. Posted: March 12, 2012. (PDF file, 26 pages, 279 kb>)

Applicant's Data Responses, Set 1A. Posted: March 9, 2012. (PDF file, 446 pages, 33 MB)

Notice Pursuant to 20 C.C.R. § 1716(f) for California Energy Commission Staff's Data Requests Set 1A. Posted: March 6, 2012. (PDF file, 15 pages, 94 kb)

Addendum to Biological Resources Technical Report. Posted: March 6, 2012. (PDF file, 20 pages, 7.6 mb)

Addendum to the Paleontological Resources Technical Report. Posted: March 1, 2012. (PDF file, 35 pages, 3 mb)

Addendum to the Cultural Resources Technical Report. Posted: March 1, 2012. (PDF file, 153 pages, 3.5 mb)

Preliminary Jurisdictional Determination Acceptance. Posted: February 14, 2012. (PDF file, 14 pages, 9 mb)

2011 Spring and Fall Bird Point Count Survey. Posted: February 13, 2012. (PDF file, 118 pages, 5 mb)

Applicant Simulation Video from the February 1, 2012 Informational Hearing and Site Visit. Posted February 7, 2012. Note: video has no soundtrack.
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Applicant's Presentation - from the February 1, 2012 Informational Hearing and Site Visit. Posted: February 3, 2012. (PDF file, 26 pages, 942 kb)

Applicant's Comments Regarding Issues Identification Report and Staff's Proposed Schedule. Dated and posted: January 30, 2012. (PDF file, 16 pages, 164 kb)

Bright Source Energy list of clarifications Required for Conducting Additional Surveys. Posted: January 25, 2012. (PDF file, 6 pages, 160 kb)

Rio Mesa Solar Avian Survey Counterproposal for CEC_REAT Review , Posted: January 13, 2012. (PDF file, 10 pages, 4.1 mb)

Applicant's Fall 20 2011 Botany Report, Posted: January 13, 2012. (PDF file, 73 pages, 3.6 mb)

Clarification of Project Ownership Structure of Rio Mesa Solar Project, Posted: January 13, 2012. (PDF file, 1 page, 64 kb)

Bright Source Energy Response to Petition to Intervene by the Center for Biological Diversity, Posted: January 13, 2012. (PDF file, 3 pages, 169 kb)

Rio Mesa SEGF CEC Biological Resources Workshop Presentation on Jan.6, 2012 with Survey Info., Posted: January 12, 2012. (PDF file, 40 pages, 6 mb)

Supplement 1-A to the Application for Certification, Response to Data Adequacy Review. Posted: December 9, 2011. (PDF file, 63 pages, 9 mb)

Applicant Response to Data Adequacy Review (Supplement to Application for Certification) - Dated November 18, 2011. Posted: November 21, 2011. (PDF file, 114 pages, 22.5 mb)

Application for Determination of Compliance and Authority to Construct - Dated October 10, 2011. Posted: October 18, 2011. (PDF file, 430 pages, 28.3 mb)

Application For Certification, filed October 14, 2011, (PDF files)


Intervenors' and Others' Documents

Comments on the Preliminary Staff Assessment (PDF files)
 

Center for Biological Diversity's Support for Energy Commission Staff’s Request for Extension of the Final Staff Assessment Filing Deadline. Dated 12/26/2012. Posted January 2, 2013. (PDF file, 4 pages, 122 kb)

Riverside Fire Department Letter Clarifying Comments Made at the November 14, 2012 Workshop. Dated November 29, 2012. Posted December 6, 2012. (PDF file, 1 page, 122 kb)

E-mail from US Fish and Wildlife Service Requesting Extension to the PSA Comment Period. Dated November 6, 2012. Posted November 16, 2012. (PDF file, 1 page, 20 kb)

Questions from Cindy MacDonald for November 14 2012 Workshop. Dated November 14, 2012. Posted November 16, 2012. (PDF file, 2 pages, 16 kb)

County of Riverside Request for an Extension of the Comment Period on PSA. Dated November 6, 2012. Posted November 16, 2012. (PDF file, 4 pages, 167 kb)

Mojave Desert Air Quality Management District Final Determination of Compliance. Dated November 1, 2012. Posted November 7, 2012. (PDF file, 41 pages, 745 kb)
Note: Same Document in Applicant Section Above

Center for Biological Diversity's follow-up comments on the August 28, 2012, Joint Workshop. Posted September 6, 2012. (PDF file, 11 pages, 631 kb)

Email from Basin and Range Watch Regarding Suggestion/Request of Alternative Construction Location. Posted September 6, 2012. (PDF file, 25 pages, 2 mb)

Mojave Desert Air Quality Management District Preliminary Determination of Compliance. Posted September 5, 2012. (PDF file, 39 pages, 946 kb)

Correspondence from Riverside County to BrightSource Regarding Rio Mesa Project. Posted May 18, 2012. (PDF file, 26 pages, 852 kb)

Comments from Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians. Posted May 18, 2012. (PDF file, 2 pages, 86 kb)

Riverside County Sheriff Department Law Enforcement Needs Assessment. Posted March 29, 2012. (PDF file, 2 pages, 147 kb)

Riverside County Fire Department Potential Fire District Emergency Medical Response Needs. Dated March 14, 2012. Posted March 29, 2012. (PDF file, 7 pages, 303 kb)

Center For Biological Diversity Data Request. Dated March 15, 2012. Posted March 27, 2012. (PDF file, 7 pages, 127 kb)

Comments Regarding Elf Owl from R. McKernan, San Bernardino County Museum, at the March 19, 2012, Status Conference. Posted March 27, 2012. (PDF file, 9 pages, 170 kb)

Comments from California Department of Fish and Game at the March 19, 2012, Status Conference. Posted March 20, 2012. (PDF file, 1 page, 66 kb)

County of Riverside Written Comments Regarding the Mandatory Status Conference. Posted March 13, 2012. (PDF file, 5 pages, 385 kb)

Intervenor Center for Biological Diversity's Opening Brief in Response to Topics in Notice of March 19, 2012 Status Conference. Posted March 12, 2012. (PDF file, 13 pages, 106 kb)

Response from the Native American Heritage Commission regarding the Sacred Land Search and List of Individuals or Tribes who may have information regarding the project site. Posted March 7, 2012. (PDF file, 5 pages, 168 kb)

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Clarification on Golden Eagle Survey. Posted February 9, 2012. (PDF file, 7 pages, 885 kb)

Intervenor Center for Biological Diversity's Response to Staff's Issues Identification Report. Posted February 6, 2012. (PDF file, 11 pages, 333 kb)

Letter of Opposition from La Cuna de Aztlan Sacred Sites Protection Circle. Posted February 3, 2012. (PDF file, 7 pages, 649 kb)

County of Riverside Transportation and Land Management Agency's Comments on the Rio Mesa Solar Electric Generation Facility AFC. Posted January 25, 2012. (PDF file, 48 pages, 3.07 mb)

Riverside County Airport Land Use Commission Comments on Rio Mesa SEGF Application for Certification. Posted January 20, 2012. (PDF file, 2 pages, 439 kb)

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service comments on Rio Mesa SEGF Application for Certification. Posted January 20, 2012. (PDF file, 6 pages, 118 kb)

California Department of Transportation comments on Rio Mesa SEGF Application for Certification. Posted January 13, 2012. (PDF file, 2 pages, 40 kb)

Petition to Intervene by the Center for Biological Diversity. Posted January 13, 2012. (PDF file, 8 pages, 156 kb)

Riverside County Dept. of Public Health Comments on AFC. Posted January 12, 2012. (PDF file, 1 page, 406 kb)

Riverside County Fire Department Comments on AFC - Posted January 3, 2012. (PDF file, 2 pages, 206 kb)

Mojave Desert AQMD Letter of Completeness - Posted November 15, 2011. (PDF file, 1 page, 221 kb)


Public Advisers' Office

February 1, 2012 Informational Hearing and Site Visit - Public Adviser's Presentation - Posted: February 3, 2012. (PDF file, 9 pages, 725 kb)