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In the Matter of: )      Docket No. 06-IEP-1J
  )                     06-IEP-1M
Preparation of the )       
2007 Integrated Energy Policy Report )      NOTICE OF COMMITTEE
(2007 IEPR) )      WORKSHOP
_________________________________________ )       


Notice of Joint Committee Workshop on the Progress
of Publicly Owned Load-Serving Entities towards
Resource Adequacy


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The California Energy Commission's (Energy Commission) Integrated Energy Policy Report (IEPR) Committee and Electricity Committee will conduct a workshop to solicit comments on the Staff Report entitled Progress Report on Resource Adequacy Among Publicly Owned Load-Serving Entities in California. The workshop will be held:

MONDAY, AUGUST 27, 2007
9 a.m.


CALIFORNIA ENERGY COMMISSION
1516 Ninth Street
First Floor, Hearing Room A
Sacramento, California
(Wheelchair Accessible)

Audio from this meeting will be broadcast over the Internet.

For details on Commission webcasts, please go to: www.energy.ca.gov/webcast/

For details on how to
participate via WebEx please see the "Participation through
WebEx
" section at the end of this notice.

If you do not have computer access and wish to participate in the meeting by phone,
you can call toll free 1-866-469-3239 (meeting number: 928 833 490).

Purpose

This workshop is a follow up to a staff workshop held on May 15, 2007 that summarized the activities related to resource adequacy of the state's 55 individual publicly owned load-serving entities. These summaries are compiled in staff's Progress Report on Resource Adequacy Among Publicly Owned Load-Serving Entities in California, soon to be published. A copy of this report will be posted to the Energy Commission's website at: www.energy.ca.gov/2007_energypolicy/documents/. The Committees and Energy Commission staff seek the comments of interested parties with regard to the contents of this report and issues related to the resource adequacy of publicly owned load-serving entities in California.

Background

Assembly Bill 380 (Nuñez), Chapter 367, Statutes of 2005, gives the Energy Commission the responsibility of reporting to the Legislature, as part of the biennial Integrated Energy Policy Report (IEPR), on the progress of the state's publicly owned electric utilities towards meeting resource adequacy and planning for and procuring adequate resources to meet the needs of their end-use customers. Specifically, the bill adds Section 9620(d) to the Public Utilities Code, which states that the Energy Commission "shall report to the Legislature, to be included in each integrated energy policy report prepared pursuant to Section 25302 of the Public Resources Code, regarding the progress made by each local publicly owned electric utility serving end-use customers" towards resource adequacy.

Written Comments

The IEPR and Electricity Committees are seeking the active participation of interested parties in this workshop and proceeding. The Committees encourage interested parties to present their views either orally at the workshop or through written comments submitted prior to the workshop. Written comments will be posted to the Energy Commission website upon receipt. Should workshop attendees desire an opportunity to provide additional written comments after August 27th, they may ask to do so at that time.

Written comments must be submitted by 5 p.m. on August 20, 2007. Mailed materials may be sent to:

California Energy Commission
Dockets Office, MS-4
Re: Docket No. 06-IEP-1J
Docket No. 06-IEP-1M (Scenario Project/Aging Power Plants)
1516 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814-5512

Include the docket number No. 06-IEP-1J and indicate 2007 IEPR - POU Resource Adequacy in the subject line or first paragraph of your comments. The Energy Commission encourages comments by electronic mail (e-mail). Please include your name or organization in the name of the file. Those submitting comments by e-mail should provide them in either Microsoft Word format or as a Portable Document File (PDF) to docket@energy.state.ca.us.

Workshop participants may also provide an original and 10 copies at the beginning of the workshop. All written materials relating to this workshop will be filed with the Dockets Unit and become part of the public record in this proceeding.

Additional Information

The Energy Commission's Public Adviser's Office provides the public assistance in participating in Energy Commission activities. If you want information on how to participate in this workshop please contact the Public Adviser's Office at (916) 654-4489 or toll free at (800) 822-6228, by FAX at (916) 654-4493, or by e-mail at www.pao@energy.state.ca.. If you have a disability and require assistance to participate, please contact Lou Quiroz at (916) 654-5146, or by e-mail at lquiroz@energy.state.ca. at least five days in advance.

Please direct all news media inquiries to Claudia Chandler, Assistant Executive Director, at (916) 654-4989, or by email at mediaoffice@energy.state.ca.us. Questions regarding the 2007 IEPR proceeding should be directed to Lorraine White, IEPR program manager, at (916) 654-4075 or by e-mail at lwhite@energy.state.ca.us. For technical questions regarding the subject matter of this workshop, please contact Jim Woodward at (916) 654-5180, or by e-mail at jwoodwar@energy.state.ca.us.

The service list for the 2007 Integrated Energy Policy Report is handled electronically. Notices and documents for these proceedings are posted to the Energy Commission website www.energy.ca.gov/2007_energypolicy/index.html. When new information is posted, an e-mail will be sent to those on the energy policy e-mail list server. Parties interested in receiving these notices may sign up for the list server through the website http://www.energy.ca.gov/listservers/index.html


Date: August 3, 2007

commissioner signature
JACKALYNE PFANNENSTIEL
Commissioner and Presiding Member
Integrated Energy Policy Committee
commissioner signature
JOHN L. GEESMAN
Commissioner and Associate Member
Integrated Energy Policy Committee

Date Posted: August 6, 2007

Note: California Energy Commission's formal name is State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission.

Participation through WebEx, the Energy Commission's On-Line Meeting Service

To participate in the meeting using the WebEx onscreen and audio functions:

1. Please go to the following URL in your web browser on the date and time of the meeting: https://energy.webex.com/energy/j.php?ED=93596752&UID=493016477

2. Enter your name, your email address, and the meeting password (if required), and then click Join.

3. If the meeting includes a teleconference, follow the instructions that automatically appear on your screen

(If the link above does not work, go to https://energy.webex.com/ and enter the meeting number: 928 833 490).

When prompted, enter your information and the following meeting password: ANALYSIS@711.

Provide your phone number, when prompted, to receive a call back on your phone for the audio of the workshop. Alternatively, you can call 1-866-469-3239 (toll free in the U.S. and Canada). To ensure entering the meeting on time, please log in 10 minutes early.

If you have difficulty joining the meeting, please call the WebEx Technical Support number at 1-866-229-3239.

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