Wells Rural Electric Company; Notice Soliciting Scoping Comments, 18640-18641 [2017-07998]

Download as PDF asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 18640 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 75 / Thursday, April 20, 2017 / Notices Commission (Commission) staff will hold a technical conference on Monday, May 1, 2017, and Tuesday, May 2, 2017, to discuss certain matters affecting wholesale energy and capacity markets operated by the Eastern Regional Transmission Organizations (RTOs) and Independent System Operators (ISOs). Each day, the conference will commence at approximately 9:00 a.m. and end at approximately 5:00 p.m. The conference will be held at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. Commissioners may participate in the conference. The agenda for this technical conference is attached. Panelists should submit pre-technical conference statements, not to exceed five pages, on or before April 21, 2017, in the abovereferenced docket. In lieu of opening remarks, these statements will be available prior to the conference on the Commission’s Web site. As stated in the Notice of Technical Conference, Commission staff seeks to discuss longterm expectations regarding the relative roles of wholesale markets and state policies in the Eastern RTOs/ISOs in shaping the quantity and composition of resources needed to cost-effectively meet future reliability and operational needs. To this end, Commission staff asks that panelists focus their statements on the issues raised in the attached agenda. In addition, a schedule for submitting post-technical conference comments will be discussed at the technical conference. All interested persons may attend the conference, and registration is not required. However, in-person attendees are encouraged to register on-line at: https://www.ferc.gov/whats-new/ registration/05-01-17-form.asp. The technical conference will be transcribed. 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While this conference is not for the purpose of discussing specific cases, it may address matters at issue in the following Commission proceedings that are pending: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:27 Apr 19, 2017 Jkt 241001 • ISO New England Inc.: See ISO New England Inc., Docket No. ER13–2266– 000, et al.; ISO New England Inc., Docket No. ER17–795–000 and ER17– 795–001; and ISO New England Inc., Docket No. ER17–1031–000; • New York Independent System Operator, Inc.: See N.Y. Indep. Sys. Operator, Inc., Docket No. ER16–1404– 000; Indep. Power Producers of N.Y., Inc. v. N.Y. Indep. Sys. Operator, Inc., Docket Nos. EL13–62–001 and EL13– 62–002; N.Y. Pub. Serv. Comm’n v. N.Y. Indep. Sys. Operator, Inc., Docket No. EL16–92–001; N.Y. Indep. Sys. Operator, Inc., Docket No. ER17–386– 002; N.Y. Indep. Sys. Operator, Inc., Docket Nos. ER16–120–001, ER16–120– 003, and EL15–37–002; • PJM Interconnection, L.L.C.: See Calpine Corp., et al. v. PJM Interconnection, L.L.C., Docket No. EL16–49–000; PJM Interconnection, L.L.C., Docket Nos. ER15–623–009, ER15–623–010, EL15–29–006, and EL15–41–002; PJM Interconnection, L.L.C., Docket Nos. ER14–1461–000, ER14–1461–001, ER14–1461–002, EL14–48–000, ER17–367–000, and ER17–367–001. Commission conferences are accessible under section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. For accessibility accommodations please send an email to accessibility@ferc.gov or call toll free (866) 208–3372 (voice) or (202) 502–8659 (TTY), or send a fax to (202) 208–2106 with the requested accommodations. For further information please contact individuals identified for each topic: Technical Information: Amr Ibrahim, Office of Energy Policy and Innovation, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426, (202) 502– 6746, amr.ibrahim@ferc.gov. Legal Information: Gretchen Kershaw, Office of the General Counsel, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426, (202) 502–8213, gretchen.kershaw@ferc.gov. Logistical Information: Sarah McKinley, Office of External Affairs, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426, (202) 502–8368, sarah.mckinley@ferc.gov. Dated: April 13, 2017. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–07968 Filed 4–19–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00037 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 848–037] Wells Rural Electric Company; Notice Soliciting Scoping Comments Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection. a. Type of Application: New Minor License. b. Project No.: P–848–037. c. Date filed: May 18, 2016. d. Applicant: Wells Rural Electric Company. e. Name of Project: Trout Creek Hydropower Project. f. Location: On Trout Creek, near the town of Wells, Elko County, Nevada. The project’s intake structure, pipeline, debris collection box, surge tank, and approximately 1,500 feet of penstock are located on federal land managed by the U.S. Forest Service. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791(a)–825(r). h. Applicant Contact: Lonnie Abbott, Manager of Loss Control and Risk Services, Wells Rural Electric Company, P.O. Box 365, Wells, Nevada 89835, (775) 752–1516 or labbott@wrec.coop. i. FERC Contact: Alan Mitchnick, (202) 502–6074 or alan.mitchnick@ ferc.gov. j. Deadline for filing scoping comments: The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file scoping comments using the Commission’s eFiling system at http://www.ferc.gov/ docs-filing/efiling.asp. Commenters can submit brief comments up to 6,000 characters, without prior registration, using the eComment system at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ ecomment.asp. You must include your name and contact information at the end of your comments. For assistance, please contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, (866) 208–3676 (toll free), or (202) 502–8659 (TTY). In lieu of electronic filing, please send a paper copy to: Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. The first page of any filing should include docket number P–848–037. The Commission’s Rules of Practice require all intervenors filing documents with the Commission to serve a copy of that document on each person on the official service list for the project. Further, if an intervenor files comments or documents with the Commission relating to the merits of an issue that E:\FR\FM\20APN1.SGM 20APN1 asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 75 / Thursday, April 20, 2017 / Notices may affect the responsibilities of a particular resource agency, they must also serve a copy of the document on that resource agency. k. This application is not ready for environmental analysis at this time. l. The existing Trout Creek project consists of: (1) An intake structure on a spring feeding Trout Creek; (2) a 14inch-diameter, 715-foot-long steel pipe; (3) a debris collection box; (4) a 15-inchdiameter, 1,900-foot-long PVC pipe; (4) an 8-foot-diameter, 20-foot-high surge tank; (5) a 16-inch-diameter, 2,125-footlong penstock; (6) a powerhouse with a 125-kilowatt turbine-generator unit; (7) a 5 to 7-foot-wide, 30-foot-long tailrace; (8) a 4,412-foot-long, 24.9-kilovolt transmission line; and (9) appurtenant facilities. The project is estimated to generate an average of 325,000 kilowatthours annually. m. A copy of the application is available for review at the Commission in the Public Reference Room or may be viewed on the Commission’s Web site at http://www.ferc.gov using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in the docket number field to address the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. A copy is available for inspection and reproduction at the address in item h above. n. You may also register online at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ esubscription.asp to be notified via email of new filings and issuances related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. o. Scoping Process. The Commission staff intends to prepare a single Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Trout Creek Hydroelectric Project in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act. The EA will consider both sitespecific and cumulative environmental impacts and reasonable alternatives to the proposed action. Commission staff does not propose to conduct any on-site scoping meetings at this time. Instead, we are soliciting comments, recommendations, and information, on Scoping Document 1 (SD1) issued on April 12, 2017. Copies of SD1 outlining the subject areas to be addressed in the EA were distributed to the parties on the Commission’s mailing list and the applicant’s distribution list. Copies of SD1 may be viewed on the Web at http://www.ferc.gov using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, call 1–866– 208–3676 or for TTY, (202) 502–8659. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:27 Apr 19, 2017 Jkt 241001 Dated: April 12, 2017. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–07998 Filed 4–19–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. EL17–64–000] Energy Storage Association v. PJM Interconnection, L.L.C.; Notice of Complaint Take notice that on April 13, 2017, pursuant to sections 205 and 206 of the Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 824d and 825e, and Rules 206 and 212 of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (Commission) Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.206(b)(10), Energy Storage Association (ESA or Complainant) filed a formal complaint against PJM Interconnection, L.L.C. (PJM or Respondent) alleging that PJM’s unilateral change to its frequency regulation market was a discriminatory action taken against existing energy storage resources that participate in the market and resulted in financial harm to ESA’s members, all as more fully explained in the complaint. Complainant certifies that copies of the complaint were served on the contacts for Respondent as listed on the Commission’s list of Corporate Officials. Any person desiring to intervene or to protest this filing must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211 and 385.214). Protests will be considered by the Commission in determining the appropriate action to be taken, but will not serve to make protestants parties to the proceeding. Any person wishing to become a party must file a notice of intervention or motion to intervene, as appropriate. The Respondent’s answer and all interventions, or protests must be filed on or before the comment date. The Respondent’s answer, motions to intervene, and protests must be served on the Complainant. The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and interventions in lieu of paper using the ‘‘eFiling’’ link at http://www.ferc.gov. Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and 5 copies of the protest or intervention to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 18641 This filing is accessible on-line at http://www.ferc.gov, using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link and is available for review in the Commission’s Public Reference Room in Washington, DC. There is an ‘‘eSubscription’’ link on the Web site that enables subscribers to receive email notification when a document is added to a subscribed docket(s). For assistance with any FERC Online service, please email FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, or call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Comment Date: 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on May 15, 2017. Dated: April 14, 2017. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. 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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 75 (Thursday, April 20, 2017)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-07998]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 848-037]


 Wells Rural Electric Company; Notice Soliciting Scoping Comments

    Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been 
filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection.
    a. Type of Application: New Minor License.
    b. Project No.: P-848-037.
    c. Date filed: May 18, 2016.
    d. Applicant: Wells Rural Electric Company.
    e. Name of Project: Trout Creek Hydropower Project.
    f. Location: On Trout Creek, near the town of Wells, Elko County, 
Nevada. The project's intake structure, pipeline, debris collection 
box, surge tank, and approximately 1,500 feet of penstock are located 
on federal land managed by the U.S. Forest Service.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791(a)-825(r).
    h. Applicant Contact: Lonnie Abbott, Manager of Loss Control and 
Risk Services, Wells Rural Electric Company, P.O. Box 365, Wells, 
Nevada 89835, (775) 752-1516 or labbott@wrec.coop.
    i. FERC Contact: Alan Mitchnick, (202) 502-6074 or 
alan.mitchnick@ferc.gov.
    j. Deadline for filing scoping comments:
    The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file 
scoping comments using the Commission's eFiling system at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/efiling.asp. Commenters can submit brief 
comments up to 6,000 characters, without prior registration, using the 
eComment system at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ecomment.asp. You 
must include your name and contact information at the end of your 
comments. For assistance, please contact FERC Online Support at 
FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, (866) 208-3676 (toll free), or (202) 502-
8659 (TTY). In lieu of electronic filing, please send a paper copy to: 
Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., 
Washington, DC 20426. The first page of any filing should include 
docket number P-848-037.
    The Commission's Rules of Practice require all intervenors filing 
documents with the Commission to serve a copy of that document on each 
person on the official service list for the project. Further, if an 
intervenor files comments or documents with the Commission relating to 
the merits of an issue that

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may affect the responsibilities of a particular resource agency, they 
must also serve a copy of the document on that resource agency.
    k. This application is not ready for environmental analysis at this 
time.
    l. The existing Trout Creek project consists of: (1) An intake 
structure on a spring feeding Trout Creek; (2) a 14-inch-diameter, 715-
foot-long steel pipe; (3) a debris collection box; (4) a 15-inch-
diameter, 1,900-foot-long PVC pipe; (4) an 8-foot-diameter, 20-foot-
high surge tank; (5) a 16-inch-diameter, 2,125-foot-long penstock; (6) 
a powerhouse with a 125-kilowatt turbine-generator unit; (7) a 5 to 7-
foot-wide, 30-foot-long tailrace; (8) a 4,412-foot-long, 24.9-kilovolt 
transmission line; and (9) appurtenant facilities. The project is 
estimated to generate an average of 325,000 kilowatt-hours annually.
    m. A copy of the application is available for review at the 
Commission in the Public Reference Room or may be viewed on the 
Commission's Web site at http://www.ferc.gov using the ``eLibrary'' 
link. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in the 
docket number field to address the document. For assistance, contact 
FERC Online Support. A copy is available for inspection and 
reproduction at the address in item h above.
    n. You may also register online at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/esubscription.asp to be notified via email of new filings and issuances 
related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, contact FERC 
Online Support.
    o. Scoping Process.
    The Commission staff intends to prepare a single Environmental 
Assessment (EA) for the Trout Creek Hydroelectric Project in accordance 
with the National Environmental Policy Act. The EA will consider both 
site-specific and cumulative environmental impacts and reasonable 
alternatives to the proposed action.
    Commission staff does not propose to conduct any on-site scoping 
meetings at this time. Instead, we are soliciting comments, 
recommendations, and information, on Scoping Document 1 (SD1) issued on 
April 12, 2017.
    Copies of SD1 outlining the subject areas to be addressed in the EA 
were distributed to the parties on the Commission's mailing list and 
the applicant's distribution list. Copies of SD1 may be viewed on the 
Web at http://www.ferc.gov using the ``eLibrary'' link. Enter the 
docket number excluding the last three digits in the docket number 
field to access the document. For assistance, call 1-866-208-3676 or 
for TTY, (202) 502-8659.

    Dated: April 12, 2017.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2017-07998 Filed 4-19-17; 8:45 am]
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