California Energy Commission Letterhead

Application for Certification Status Conference
Ridgecrest Solar Power Project

Docket No. 09-AFC-9


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 RIDGECREST SOLAR POWER PROJECT has scheduled a Mandatory Status Conference to take place as follows:

Beginning at 1 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: 1-888-469-3052
Use Passcode: "32967"
Conference Leader: "Kourtney Vaccaro"

Purpose of the Status Conference

This Status Conference is sponsored by the Committee assigned to this matter to resolve issues that might hinder timely and orderly progress of the proceedings and to inform the Committee, the parties, and the community about the project's progress to date in the AFC process.

Conference Participation

The Committee will participate in this Status Conference and directs each party to participate and be represented by an agent with authority to bind and make decisions on the party's behalf. The Committee also invites the attendance of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

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 Kourtney Vaccaro, the Hearing Officer, at (916) 654-4328 or e-mail: [].

Technical questions concerning the Project should be addressed to Eric Solorio, the Staff Project Manager, at (916) 651-0966 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: April 8, 2010 at Sacramento, California.

commissioner signature
James D. Boyd
Vice Chair and Presiding Member
Ridgecrest Solar AFC Committee

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Anthony Eggert
Commissioner and Associate Member
Ridgecrest Solar AFC Committee