(a)  At least one week prior to submission of a project application the State Energy Office shall convene a pre‑application conference by email, telephone or office visit. 

(b)  Parties present at the pre‑application conference shall include representatives from the DOA Fiscal Division, the State Energy Office, the applicant or the applicant's engineer.

(c)  The purpose of the conference is to help ensure the application procedures are understood and that the application and technical analysis, when accepted, shall be complete.

(d)  The applicant shall offer verbal, and if available, written project descriptions. 

(e)  The applicant shall address environmental impact of the project. 

(f)  When final, copies of water and air permits shall be provided by the applicant in addition to the technical analysis.  

(g)  Another purpose of this conference shall be to reach an understanding among all parties that the project is of the type that may be considered for approval.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 143-345.18(b)(2a); 143-345.18(b)(3);

Eff. August 1, 2004.