California Public Resources Code CHAPTER 2 - Definitions
- Section 25100.
Unless the context otherwise requires, the definitions in this chapter govern the construction of this division.(Added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 276.)
- Section 25101.
“Applicant” means any person who submits an application for certification pursuant to the provisions of this division, including, but not limited to, any person who...
- Section 25102.
“Application” means any request for certification of any site and related facility filed in accordance with the procedures established pursuant to this division. An applicant...
- Section 25103.
“Coastal zone” means the “coastal zone” as defined in Section 30103.(Amended by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1330.)
- Section 25103.3.
“Suisun Marsh” means the Suisun Marsh, as defined in Section 29101.(Added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 1155.)
- Section 25103.7.
“Jurisdiction of the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission” means the area defined in Section 66610 of the Government Code.(Added by Stats. 1977, Ch.
- Section 25104.
“Commission” means the State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission.(Added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 276.)
- Section 25105.
“Construction” means onsite work to install permanent equipment or structure for any facility. “Construction” does not include any of the following:(a) The installation of environmental monitoring...
- Section 25106.
“Adviser” means the administrative adviser employed by the commission pursuant to Section 25217.(Added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 276.)
- Section 25107.
“Electric transmission line” means any electric powerline carrying electric power from a thermal powerplant located within the state to a point of junction with any...
- Section 25108.
“Electric utility” means any person engaged in, or authorized to engage in, generating, transmitting, or distributing electric power by any facilities, including, but not limited...
- Section 25109.
“Energy” means work or heat that is, or may be, produced from any fuel or source whatsoever.(Added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 276.)
- Section 25110.
“Facility” means any electric transmission line or thermal powerplant, or both electric transmission line and thermal powerplant, regulated according to the provisions of this division.(Added...
- Section 25111.
“Account” means the Energy Resources Programs Account.(Amended by Stats. 1982, Ch. 1067, Sec. 1. Operative July 1, 1983, by Sec. 10 of Ch. 1067.)
- Section 25112.
“Member” or “member of the commission” means a member of the State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission appointed pursuant to Section 25200.(Added by Stats....
- Section 25113.
“Notice” means the notice of intent, as further defined in Chapter 6 (commencing with Section 25500), which shall state the intention of an applicant to...
- Section 25114.
“Interested party” means any person whom the commission finds and acknowledges as having a real and direct interest in any proceeding or action carried on,...
- Section 25115.
“Equivalent certification program” means a program, as further defined in Section 25540.5, administered by a county and approved by the commission, which may substitute for...
- Section 25116.
“Person” means any person, firm, association, organization, partnership, business trust, corporation, limited liability company, or company. “Person” also includes any city, county, public district or...
- Section 25117.
“Plan” means the Emergency Load Curtailment and Energy Distribution Plan.(Added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 276.)
- Section 25118.
“Service area” means any contiguous geographic area serviced by the same electric utility.(Added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 276.)
- Section 25119.
“Site” means any location on which a facility is constructed or is proposed to be constructed.(Added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 276.)
- Section 25120.
“Thermal powerplant” means any stationary or floating electrical generating facility using any source of thermal energy, with a generating capacity of 50 megawatts or more,...
- Section 25121.
“Fuel” means petroleum, crude oil, petroleum product, coal, natural gas, or any other substance used primarily for its energy content.(Added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 276.)
- Section 25122.
“Gas utility” means any person engaged in, or authorized to engage in, distributing or transporting natural gas, including, but not limited to, any such person...
- Section 25123.
“Modification of an existing facility” means any alteration, replacement, or improvement of equipment that results in a 50-megawatt or more increase in the electric generating...
- Section 25124.
“Major oil producer” means any person who produces oil in amount determined by the commission as having a major effect on energy supplies.(Added by Stats....
- Section 25125.
“Major natural gas producer” means any person who produces natural gas in amounts determined by the commission as having a major effect on energy supplies.(Added...
- Section 25126.
“Major marketer” means any person who sells natural gas or oil in amounts determined by the commission as having a major effect on energy supplies.(Added...
- Section 25127.
“Refiner” means any person who owns, operates, or controls the operations of one or more refineries.(Added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 1195.)
- Section 25128.
“Refinery” means any industrial plant, regardless of capacity, processing crude oil feedstock and manufacturing oil products.(Added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 1195.)
- Section 25129.
“Foreign” means any area exclusive of the 50 states and the District of Columbia.(Added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 1195.)
- Section 25130.
“Nonresidential” building means any building which is heated or cooled in its interior, and is of an occupancy type other than Type H, I, or...
- Section 25131.
“Residential building” means any hotel, motel, apartment house, lodginghouse, single- and dwelling, or other residential building which is heated or mechanically cooled.(Added by Stats. 1977,...
- Section 25132.
“Load management” means any utility program or activity that is intended to reshape deliberately a utility’s load duration curve.(Added by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1375.)
- Section 25133.
“Geothermal element” means an element of a county general plan consisting of a statement of geothermal development policies, including a diagram or diagrams and text...
- Section 25134.
“Cogeneration” means the sequential use of energy for the production of electrical and useful thermal energy. The sequence can be thermal use followed by power...
- Section 25135.
“Conversion” means the processes by which residue is converted to a more usable energy form, including, but not limited to, combustion, anaerobic digestion, and pyrolysis,...
- Section 25136.
“Residue” means any organic matter left as residue, such as agricultural and forestry residue, including, but not limited to, conifer thinnings, dead and dying trees,...
- Section 25140.
“Solar thermal powerplant” means a thermal powerplant in which 75 percent or more of the total energy output is from solar energy and the use...
- Section 25141.
“Unbranded,” as applied to fuel, means gasoline and diesel fuel sold for wholesale or retail distribution to consumers without proprietary additives or marketing under a...
Last modified: October 22, 2018