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Inventory of the California Energy Commission Records
F3912  
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Energy Commission

F3912:1-82

1. Administration Files. 1975-1977.

Physical Description: 82 file folders.

Scope and Content Note

Arranged alphabetically by subject.
Subject files created for administrative purposes, composed of correspondence, reports, and memoranda from divisions within the Energy Commission. Files include topics such as alternate energy, biennial reports, public advisor, interagency coordination, organization and history of the Commission. Draft analyses from staff also included.
F3912:83-90

2. Speeches and Presentations. 1979-1984

Physical Description: 8 file folders

Scope and Content Note

Arranged chronologically by date of speech or presentation.
Speeches and presentations of Energy Commission chairman Russel L. Schweichart. Subjects include alternate energy and energy planning.
F3912:91-104

3. Contract Files. 1979-1983.

Physical Description: 15 file folders.

Scope and Content Note

Arranged alphabetically by subject.
Contract files reflecting daily business of the commission. Files relate to various programs of the divisions within the Commission and include service contracts, related correspondence, analyses, and projected budgets for programs. Subjects include the Public Utilities Commission, Solar Cal, and Western Sun.
 

Solar Office

F3912:105-150

4. Office Files. 1977-1979.

Physical Description: 46 file folders.

Scope and Content Note

Arranged alphabetically by subject.
As this office evolved into the Solar Cal Council, an overlapping of some files is present. The files reflect the multi-faceted functions of this office. They include subject related correspondence, Passive solar energy, Solar financing, the Local Government Commission, and Solar manufacturers.
 

Solar Cal Council

F3912:151-165

5. Correspondence. 1977-1983.

Physical Description: 15 file folders.

Scope and Content Note

Arranged alphabetically by subject.
Correspondence coming from or going to Solar Cal Council staff. This correspondence pertains to office functions, public affairs, and planning. Also included is a file of letters dealing with solar tax credits.
F3912:166-171

6. Office Files. 1976-1983.

Physical Description: 5 File folders.

Scope and Content Note

Arranged alphabetically by subject.
Subject files created for general administrative purposes. The files include Solar Cal Council job descriptions, budgets, interagency contracts, and personnel records.
F3912:172-189

7. Solarcal Reports. 1976-1983.

Physical Description: 18 file folders.

Scope and Content Note

Arranged alphabetically by subject.
The files reflect information not provided in some of the project files. Subjects include conservation, energy contingency plans, marketing plans, and solar energy building standards.
F3912:190-217

8. Project Files. 1977-1982.

Physical Description: 28 file folders.

Scope and Content Note

Arranged alphabetically by subject.
These files contain information on specific projects and individuals involved with the projects. Subjects include Cal Seia, Cal Seal, Local Government Commission, The Public Utilities Commission (O II42), Residential Conservation Service, solar tax credits, solar wind, Sunrae, and Western Sun.
F3912:218-223

9. Minutes. 1977-1983.

Physical Description: 6 file folders.

Scope and Content Note

Arranged chronologically by year.
These files include minutes from committees and sub-committees within the Solar Cal Council. The subjects of these meetings include Solar hotline information, solar ordinance projects, Public Utilities Commission, and Local Government Commission.
 

Siting Office

F3912:224-270

10. Office Files. 1977-1983.

Physical Description: 47 file folders.

Scope and Content Note

Arranged alphabetically by subject.
The files include applications for power plants for particular sites, environmental impact reports, and public opinion correspondence dealing with particular sites. These sites include Belridge, Geysers 20, Lucerne Valley, Mono County, and Tosco. The Geysers 20 files also include 48 color slides of the site as well as slides depicting graphs and charts regard the feasibility of using the site for a power plant. These slides are filed seperately.
 

Fuels Allocation Office

F3912:271-278

11. Administrative Files. 1977-1980.

Physical Description: 8 file folders.

Scope and Content Note

Arranged alphabetically by subject.
The files reflect the functions of an office formed during the oil embargo to moderate the amount of fuel to be distributed to wholesalers. Subjects include administrative functions, budgets, correspondence with fuel companies, and petitions for additional fuel.