CPV St. Charles Energy Center
NOTICE OF PUBLIC COMMENT HEARING
On January 14, 2022, CPV Maryland, LLC (“CPV”) filed an application (“Application”) to modify its Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity (CPCN) granted in the above-captioned case. CPV is seeking to add diesel generating units for black start capability at its St. Charles Energy Center generating facility in Charles County, Maryland (the “Project”).
An evening hearing for the purpose of providing information about the Project and receiving comments in connection with the Application is hereby scheduled for Monday, July 11, 2022, at 7:00 p.m., via virtual platform.
The hearing will begin with a presentation of the Project by CPV; followed by a presentation by the Department of Natural Resources, Power Plant Research Program (PPRP) of its recommendations with respect to the Project; followed by the Maryland Office of People’s Counsel (OPC), and the Technical Staff of the Public Service Commission of Maryland (“Staff”) as to their recommendations with regard to the Project, if any.
If you would like to speak at the hearing, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org by 12:00 Noon on July 8, 2022. Anyone wishing to observe the public hearing may do so via the Public Utility Law Judge Division’s YouTube channel, https://bit.ly/2X6wLiP. Please direct any questions about the public hearing to email@example.com.
Written comments on the Application may be submitted electronically or by first-class mail, on or before July 14, 2022. Comments submitted electronically must be submitted through the Commission’s Public Comment Dropbox, which can be accessed through the Commission’s website at www.psc.state.md.us. Instructions for logging into the Public Comment Dropbox are located under the “Tools” section of the Commission’s website under the “Make a Public Comment” tab, which can be accessed via the following link: https://www.psc.state.md.us/make-a-public-comment/.
Commenters utilizing the Public Comment Dropbox are required to complete a one-time registration. All comments must include a reference to Case No. 9437. If submitted by first-class mail, comments must be addressed to Andrew S. Johnston, Executive Secretary, Maryland Public Service Commission, William Donald Schaefer Tower, 6 St. Paul Street, 16th Floor, Baltimore, Maryland 21202.