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Subject:   Public Hearing on New Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act (PURPA) Standards
For Immediate Release:   
6/13/2007  12:00:00 PM
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Public Hearing on New Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act (PURPA) Standards



SEATTLE Seattle City Light will conduct a public hearing June 28 on the following new Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act (PURPA) standards which address:
  • Net Metering
  • Fuel Sources
  • Fossil Fuel Generation Efficiency
  • Smart Metering
  • Interconnection
The purpose of this hearing and comment period is to solicit final comments on the five new electrical service standards added to PURPA as part of the Energy Policy Act of 2005. City Light is seeking the input of interested parties to assist its development of recommendations regarding whether to adopt the new federal standards. There will be an opportunity for public comment on the new PURPA standards at this hearing.

For more details, a copy of City Lights Notice of Inquiry and Public Hearing Date Notice can be found at http://www2.seattle.gov/light/news/memo.asp?ID=54.

The hearing is scheduled at:
Seattle City Light's North Service Center Auditorium,
1300 North 97th Street,
Seattle, WA 98103
Thursday, June 28, 2007
5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Questions regarding the public hearing should be directed to Lisa Rennie, Seattle City Light, by calling (206) 684-3793 or via e-mail at lisa.rennie@seattle.gov. City Light will accept written comments on the new federal standards through Thursday, July 5, 2006. Written comments may be submitted to the address below or by e-mail to lisa.rennie@seattle.gov.

Seattle City Light
Attn: Lisa Rennie
PO Box 34023,
Seattle, WA 98124-4023



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