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Some Facts About the Siting Process:

  • Applications for Certifications are requests filed by applicants for Energy Commission licensing
  • Energy Commission does not solicit projects or applications
  • Energy Commission staff conduct a thorough analysis of all project proposal applications
  • Public involvement is encouraged
  • Public meetings are noticed
  • Workshops are typically held locally in the project area
  • Alternatives are considered
  • Energy Commission makes decisions on applications based on evidence, but informal public comments are part of the record