CEC Meeting to Address RE Issues

An additional item has been added to the agenda of the California Energy Commission’s (CEC) regular August 14, 2002 Business Meeting to be held at 10 a.m. at the 1516 Ninth Street, Hearing Room A, First Floor, Sacramento, California.

Sacramento, California – August 7, 2002 [SolarAccess.com] The CEC will discuss the California Consumer Power and Conservation Authority, possible approval of a contract to accept up to US$25 million to provide additional rebates for public schools (K-12) who install photovoltaic systems. The funds would be used to supplement funds offered through the Emerging Renewable Resources Buydown Program for schools who develop and implement a Renewable Energy education plan and have taken certain energy efficiency improvement measures. Previous Renewable Energy related topics on the agenda: -Renewable Energy Program: Possible approval of Environmental and Energy Infrastructure and Licensing Committee recommendation to extend conditional funding awards under the New Renewable Resources Account, for the following projects: -Wintec Energy, Ltd., #2, Carver Facility, 3.75 MW wind, Riverside County, US$808,376.80, on-line July 2, 2003. -Keating Associates Tungstar Project, .99 MW Hydro, Inyo County, US$80,418.26, on-line July 2, 2003. -City of Sunnyvale Power Generation Facility, 1.6 MW landfill gas, Sunnyvale, US$210,448, on-line July 1, 2003. -Renewable Energy Program: Possible approval of Environmental and Energy Infrastructure and Licensing Committee revisions to the Guidebook for the Renewable Energy Program, Volume 2A -Battery Backup System Program. Possible approval of matching grants to 125 local governments totaling US$7,256,364 for installation of Battery Backup Systems for LED traffic signal intersections in case there are power outages.

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