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Notice of Availability
Joint Committees Final Report

2007 Strategic Transmission Investment Plan

Publication No. CEC-700-2007-018CTF
Docket No. 06-IEP-1F

The California Energy Commission's (Energy Commission) Integrated Energy Policy Report (IEPR) Committee and the Electricity Committee (the Committees) release their Joint Committees Final 2007 Strategic Transmission Investment Plan (Final 2007 Strategic Plan) as part of the 2007 IEPR proceeding. Chairman Jackalyne Pfannenstiel is the Presiding Member of the IEPR Committee. Commissioner Jeffrey D. Byron is the Presiding Member of the Electricity Committee. Commissioner John L. Geesman is the Associate Member of the IEPR Committee and the Associate Member of the Electricity Committee.

The Energy Commission will take public comment and consider adopting the Joint Committees report at its regular Business Meeting scheduled for November 7, 2007.

This document is available free from the Energy Commission's website at:



In 2004, the Legislature adopted Senate Bill 1565 (Bowen, Chapter 692, Statutes of 2004), directing the Energy Commission to adopt a strategic transmission investment plan for the state. The strategic plan is to be included with the IEPR and “shall identify and recommend actions required to implement investments needed to ensure reliability, relieve congestion, and meet future growth in load and generation, including, but not limited to, renewable resources, energy efficiency, and other demand reduction measures.” (Public Resources Code section 25324) The Commission adopted its first Strategic Plan in November 2005.

The joint Committees released their Draft 2007 Strategic Plan on August 31, 2007. It is based on the public record developed during the 2007 IEPR proceeding, which includes extensive public and stakeholder input, written comments, and presentations, as well as responses to transmission-related data requests.

This and other information, including workshop transcripts, can be found at:


On September 13, 2007, the joint Committees held a hearing to take public comment on the Draft 2007 Strategic Plan. The Committees have considered these comments in developing the Final 2007 Strategic Plan.

Proceeding Information

Questions regarding the 2007 IEPR proceeding should be directed to Lorraine White, IEPR program manager, at (916) 654-4075 or by email at [lwhite@energy.state.ca.us]. For technical questions regarding the subject matter of this hearing, please contact Judy Grau at (916) 653-1610 or by e-mail at [jgrau@energy.state.ca.us]. Please direct all news media inquiries to Claudia Chandler, Assistant Executive Director, at (916) 654-4989, or by e-mail at [mediaoffice@energy.state.ca.us].

Date: October 24, 2007

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Chairman and Presiding Member
Integrated Energy Policy Report Committee
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Commissioner and Associate Member
Integrated Energy Policy Report Committee and Electricity Committee
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Commissioner and Presiding Member
Electricity Committee

Date Posted: October 24, 2007

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