APPLICATION FOR CERTIFICATION FOR THE
SOLAR TWO POWER PROJECT
STIRLING ENERGY SYSTEMS
Docket No. 08-AFC-5
Notice of Committee Conference
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that, the Committee designated by the Energy Commission to conduct proceedings on the Application for Certification (AFC) for the above-mentioned SOLAR TWO POWER PROJECT has scheduled a Committee Conference as follows:
Tuesday, November 10, 2009
Beginning at 1:30 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 on November 10, 2009, at 1 p.m. for callers to participate in the hearing:
Use Passcode: "Solar 1"
Conference Leader: "Paul Kramer"
The purpose of the Conference is review the schedule for this AFC, specifically how to most effectively and efficiently conduct our evidentiary hearings, and any other matters relevant to the AFC. In addition to the formal parties, we invite the attendance of the Energy Commission's federal agency partners from the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). We will consider the most recent Status Reports filed by the parties. We direct the parties to review the "Renewable Energy Action Team Milestones to Permit California Renewable Portfolio Standard Energy Projects by December, 2010," specifically its Attachment A1, and submit comments regarding the suitability of applying the basic concepts contained there, such as the timing of Committee hearings relative to the BLM's review of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement, to this case. Those comments, along with any other issues that the parties wish to raise, shall be filed and served no later than 12:00 noon on November 5, 2009.
Following the Committee Conference, the Committee will issue a revised schedule for the proceeding and other appropriate orders.
Public Adviser and Public Participation
The Energy Commission Public Adviser's Office is available to assist the public in participating in the application review process. For those individuals who require general information on how to participate, please contact the Public Adviser's Office at (916) 654-4489 or 800-822-6228 or e-mail: [email@example.com].
If you have a disability and need assistance to participate in this event, contact Lourdes Quiroz at 916-654-5146 or e-mail: [firstname.lastname@example.org].
Questions of a legal or procedural nature should be directed to Paul Kramer, the Hearing Officer, at (916) 654-5103 or e-mail: [email@example.com].
Technical questions concerning the Project should be addressed to Christopher Meyer, the Staff Project Manager, at (916) 653-1639 or e-mail: [firstname.lastname@example.org].
Technical questions concerning the BLM permitting process should be addressed to Jim Stobaugh, at (775) 861-6478, [Jim_Stobaugh@blm.gov].
Media inquiries should be directed to the Office of Media and Public Communications at (916) 654-4989 or e-mail: [email@example.com].
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/solartwo/.
Dated: October 26, 2009, at Sacramento, California.
JEFFREY D. BYRON
Commissioner and Presiding Member
Solar Two AFC Committee
Commissioner and Associate Member
Solar Two AFC Committee