California Energy Commission Letterhead

Application for Certification for the
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:

THURSDAY, JULY 8, 2010
Beginning at 1:00 p.m.

California Energy Commission
Hearing Room B
1516 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

The Committee Conference will be conducted by telephone and/or by computer via our "WebEx" web conferencing system. For details on how to participate, please see the "Participation through WebEx" directions attached.

Purpose of the Status Conference

This Status Conference is sponsored by the Committee assigned to this matter to discuss and 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 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).

The Conference may be conducted by the Hearing Officer with or without the Committee members present.

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: [publicadviser@energy.state.ca.us].

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: [lquiroz@energy.state.ca.us].

Information

Questions of a legal or procedural nature should be directed to Kourtney Vaccaro, the Hearing Officer, at (916) 654-4328 or e-mail: [kvaccaro@energy.state.ca.us].

Technical questions concerning the Project should be addressed to Eric Solorio, the Staff Project Manager, at (916) 651-0966 or e-mail: [esolorio@energy.state.ca.us].

Media inquiries should be directed to the Office of Media and Public Communications at (916) 654-4989 or e-mail: [mediaoffice@energy.state.ca.us].

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: www.energy.ca.gov/sitingcases/ridgecrest/index.html.

Dated: June 14, 2010, at Sacramento, California.

commissioner signature
JAMES D. BOYD
Vice Chair and Presiding Member
Ridgecrest Solar AFC Committee

commissioner signature
ANTHONY EGGERT
Commissioner and Associate Member
Ridgecrest Solar AFC Committee

 

PARTICIPATION IN THE STATUS CONFERENCE THROUGH WEBEX THE ENERGY COMMISSION'S ON-LINE MEETING SERVICE

  1. Meeting number: 927 506 045 meeting password: 1@ridgecrest
  2. COMPUTER LOG-ON WITH A DIRECT PHONE NUMBER:
    • Please go to https://energy.webex.com and enter the above meeting number.
    • When prompted, enter your information and the above meeting password. After you login, a prompt will appear on-screen for you to provide your phone number. In the Number box, type your area code and phone number and click OK. You will receive a call back on your phone for the audio of the meeting. International callers can use the "Country/Region" button to help make their connection.
  3. COMPUTER LOG-ON FOR CALLERS WITH AN EXTENSION PHONE NUMBER, ETC:
    • Please go to https://energy.webex.com and enter the above meeting number.
    • When prompted, enter your information and the above meeting password.
    • After you login, a prompt will ask for your phone number. Click "CANCEL."
    • Instead call 1-866-469-3239 (toll-free in the U.S. and Canada). When prompted, enter the meeting number above and your unique Attendee ID number which is listed in the top left area of your screen after you login.
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  5. TELEPHONE ONLY (NO COMPUTER ACCESS):
    • Call 1-866-469-3239 (toll-free in the U.S. and Canada) and when prompted enter the above meeting number.

If you have difficulty joining the meeting, please call the WebEx Technical Support number at 1-866-229-3239. To see if your computer is compatible, visit http://support.webex.com/support/system-requirements.html.

*Please be aware that the meeting's WebEx audio and on-screen activity may be recorded.