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Notice of public hearing on the Aguirre Site Economic Analysis

On May 9, 2017, the Puerto Rico Energy Commission (“Commission”), notified the celebration of a public hearing on the Aguirre Site Economic Analysis proceeding, which purpose is to determine whether or not the construction of the Aguirre Offshore Gasport (“AOGP”) is commensurate with a low-cost, low-risk path to meet the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority’s (“PREPA”) future resource portfolio needs.

In order to ensure public participation in this proceeding, the Commission has determined to reschedule the public hearing previously scheduled for May 24, 2017. The Commission will publish on a later date the dates and locations of the public hearings. Also, the deadline to file written comments is temporarily suspended, whereby the Commission will continue to accept public comments. Any person, other than intervenors, who wish to file written comments may do so via email at comentarios@energia.pr.gov or send them via regular mail or hand delivery to the Commission, located at the Seaborne Building, 268 Muñoz Rivera Ave., Suite 702, San Juan, PR 00918. The new deadline for the filing of written comments will be notified on a later date. Comments must be addressed to the Commission’s Interim Chairman, Edison Aviles-Deliz, PE, Esq., PE.

The Aguirre Site Economic Analysis file is available for public scrutiny at the Commission’s website (www.energia.pr.gov) or at the Commission’s Clerk’s Office, located at Seaborne Building, 268 Muñoz Rivera Avenue, Plaza Level Suite 202, San Juan, Puerto Rico. The working hours of the Puerto Rico Energy Commission are between 8:30 a.m. and 12:00 m. and from 1:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., on business days.