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Kern River No. 3 Hydroelectric Project (FERC No. 2290)

Kern River No. 3 Powerhouse

Southern California Edison is beginning the relicensing process for the Kern River No. 3 Hydroelectric Project. Please use this page to find out how to get involved and stay up to date.

Upcoming Meeting Information:

Technical Working Groups (TWGs)

The TWG process is open to all interested parties including public agencies, Native American tribes, and not-for-profit organizations, as well as individuals. Participants are expected to make a significant time commitment to prepare for and attend meetings, review documents, and provide technical input to SCE and its consultants on methods, analysis, and interpretation in a timely fashion. In light of this time commitment, it is expected that the TWG process will attract a relatively small number of subject matter experts. SCE will also support a concurrent but separate outreach effort to provide information about the relicensing to the interested public as well as stakeholders electing not to participate in the TWG process via electronic communication and updates to the Project website.

All meetings will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams. Meeting log-in, agendas, and other relevant materials will be posted on this website prior to the meeting.

  • Aquatic TWG: October 29, 2020 (9:30 am - 12 pm PST)
  • Recreation/Land TWG: October 29, 2020 (1:30 pm - 4 pm PST)
  • Terrestrial/Botanical TWG: November 5, 2020 (9:00 am - 12 pm PST)
  • Cultural/Tribal TWG: November 12, 2020 (9:30 am - 12 pm PST)

Stay Informed

If you are interested in participating in the relicensing proceeding, please complete the Contact Registration Form and Project Questionnaire. This will ensure you are included on the distribution list and will receive future relicensing communications and meeting notifications.

Register online here to be notified via e-mail of new FERC filings and issuances related to the KR3 Project. Follow the online instructions and subscribe to docket number P-2290. Previous KR3 Project-related filings can also be found on FERC’s eLibrary.

Below are links to Project-related materials, notifications, and documentation (provided as PDFs). This page will be updated throughout the relicensing process as new materials become available or are updated.

If you have questions regarding this Project, please contact David Moore, SCE Relicensing Project Manager, by phone at (626) 302-9494 or via e-mail at david.moore@sce.com .

Periodically check this website for up to date communication and announcements.

Project Description & Materials

Past Meeting Materials

  • Public Open House Kick Off Meeting – October 1, 2020

Reference Documents

FERC Relicensing Process

Virtual Public Open House Oct. 1, 2020 from 3 – 5 p.m.

On Oct. 1, 2020 from 3 – 5 p.m., Southern California Edison Company (SCE) will host a Virtual Public Open House, and invites all interested stakeholders including state and Federal agency representatives, non-governmental organizations, local businesses, Indian tribes, and members of the public to attend. In anticipation of the upcoming relicensing, SCE would like to share information about the FERC regulatory process, the Kern River No. 3 Hydroelectric Project, and how you can actively participate in the process in the coming years. 

During the open house meeting, the public will receive information about project facilities and operations, the relicensing process and the resources that will be studied over the next several years. There will be opportunities to ask questions of project team staff, submit comments and learn about upcoming participation opportunities.

Meeting Information:

  • Click this link on Oct. 1 to access the meeting.
    • If you do not have the Microsoft Teams App please use Chrome or Edge Browser. If these are not your default browser, right click to copy and paste the link into Chrome or Edge. NOTE: Internet Explorer will not work.
  • Alternate Dial-in Option (audio only and only needed if computer link did not work)
    • Phone number: 213-279-1475
    • Conference ID: 184 492 157#
  • Meeting Agenda and presentation.

Key Project Activities and Upcoming Events

Contact Us

Name Company Project Role Address Email Phone
Wayne Allen SCE Principal Manager 1515 Walnut Grove Ave. Rosemead, CA 91770 wayne.allen@sce.com 626-302-9741
Martin Ostendorf SCE Senior Manager PO Box 100 54170 Mtn Spruce Road, P.O. Box 100 Big Creek, CA 93605 martin.ostendorf@sce.com 559-893-2033
David Moore SCE Licensing Manager/Project Lead 1515 Walnut Grove Ave. Rosemead, CA 91770 david.moore@sce.com 626-302-9494
Stephanie Fincher SCE Licensing Manager 1515 Walnut Grove Ave. Rosemead, CA 91770 stephanie.fincher@sce.com 626-302-0945
Dan Keverline SCE Senior Manager-Operations and Maintenance Kern 3 Hydro Powerhouse Kernville, CA 93238 keverlds@sce.com 760-376-3813