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California Public Utilities Commission
505 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA ADVISORY
Media Contact: Terrie Prosper, 415.703.1366,
news@cpuc.ca.gov

CPUC CONTINUES SPEAKER SERIES WITH
PANEL DISCUSSION ON FEED-IN TARIFFS

SAN FRANCISCO, August 20, 2009 - The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) today announced an international panel discussion as part of its 21st Century Thought Leaders in Essential Industries speaker series on the topic of Feed-in Tariffs: how they will impact Californians and what we can learn from Germany, Spain, and other countries.

Feed-in tariffs can be described as payments for the purchase of renewable electricity that "feeds into" the grid in order to encourage renewable energy development.

WHO: - Jose Luis Gandia, Chief Operating Officer, Prosolia North America

WHAT: A panel discussion on feed-in tariffs moderated by Paul Douglas, Manager of Renewable Procurement and Resource Planning for the CPUC

WHERE: CPUC Auditorium, 505 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco
Also available via video webcast at:
www.californiaadmin.com/cgi-bing/cpuc.cgi.

WHEN: Thursday, August 27, 2009, 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Free and open to the public. For brief registration, visit: www.cpuc.ca.gov/ThoughtLeaders.

For more information on the CPUC, please visit www.cpuc.ca.gov.

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