Application to Export Electric Energy; Saracen Merchant Energy LP, 32767 [05-11156]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 107 / Monday, June 6, 2005 / Notices Dated: June 1, 2005. Raymond Simon, Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary, Education. [FR Doc. 05–11190 Filed 6–3–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY [Docket No. EA–303] Application to Export Electric Energy; Saracen Merchant Energy LP Office Electricity Delivery & Energy Reliability, DOE. ACTION: Notice of application. AGENCY: Saracen Merchant Energy LP (Saracen) has applied for authority to transmit electric energy from the United States to Canada pursuant to section 202(e) of the Federal Power Act. DATES: Comments, protests or requests to intervene must be submitted on or before July 6, 2005. ADDRESSES: Comments, protests or requests to intervene should be addressed as follows: Office Electricity Delivery & Energy Reliability (Mail Code OE–20), U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20585–0350 (FAX 202– 287–5736). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Steven Mintz (Program Office) 202–586– 2793 or Michael Skinker (Program Attorney) 202–586–2793. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Exports of electricity from the United States to a foreign country are regulated and require authorization under section 202(e) of the Federal Power Act (FPA) (16 U.S.C. 824a(e)). On May 4, 2005, the Department of Energy (DOE) received an application from Saracen to transmit electric energy from the United States to Canada. Saracen is a Texas limited partnership with its principal place of business in Houston, TX. Saracen has requested an electricity export authorization with a 5year term. Saracen does not own or control any transmission or distribution assets, nor does it have a franchised service area. The electric energy which Saracen proposes to export to Canada would be purchased from electric utilities and Federal power marketing agencies within the U.S. Saracen proposes to arrange for the delivery of electric energy to Canada over the existing international transmission facilities owned by Basin Electric Power Cooperative, Bonneville Power Administration, Eastern Maine Electric Cooperative, International Transmission Company, Joint Owners of SUMMARY: VerDate jul<14>2003 14:25 Jun 03, 2005 Jkt 205001 the Highgate Project, Long Sault, Inc., Maine Electric Power Company, Maine Public Service Company, Minnesota Power Inc., Minnkota Power Cooperative, New York Power Authority, Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation, Northern States Power, Vermont Electric Company, and Vermont Electric Transmission Company. The construction, operation, maintenance, and connection of each of the international transmission facilities to be utilized by Rainbow, as more fully described in the application, has previously been authorized by a Presidential permit issued pursuant to Executive Order 10485, as amended. Procedural Matters: Any person desiring to become a party to this proceeding or to be heard by filing comments or protests to this application should file a petition to intervene, comment or protest at the address provided above in accordance with §§ 385.211 or 385.214 of the FERC’s Rules of Practice and Procedures (18 CFR 385.211, 385.214). Fifteen copies of each petition and protest should be filed with DOE on or before the date listed above. Comments on the Saracen application to export electric energy to Canada should be clearly marked with Docket EA–303. Additional copies are to be filed directly with Dede Russo, General Counsel, Saracen Energy Partners, LP, 2001 Hermann Drive, Suite 100, Houston, TX 77004 and Daniel E. Frank, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP, 1275 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20004–2415. A final decision will be made on this application after the environmental impacts have been evaluated pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, and a determination is made by the DOE that the proposed action will not adversely impact on the reliability of the U.S. electric power supply system. Copies of this application will be made available, upon request, for public inspection and copying at the address provided above or by accessing the program’s Home Page at http:// www.fe.doe.gov. Upon reaching the Home page, select ‘‘Electricity Regulation,’’ and then ‘‘Pending Proceedings’’ from the options menus. Issued in Washington, DC, on May 27, 2005. Anthony J. Como, Senior Advisor to the Director for Regulatory Programs, Office of Electricity Delivery & Energy Reliability. [FR Doc. 05–11156 Filed 6–3–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00025 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 32767 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. EG05–65–0000, et al.] Alpena Power Generation, L.L.C., et al.; Electric Rate and Corporate Filings May 26, 2005. The following filings have been made with the Commission. The filings are listed in ascending order within each docket classification. 1. Alpena Power Generation, L.L.C. [Docket No. EG05–65–000] Take notice that on May 5, 2005, Alpena Power Generation, L.L.C., (Alpena Generation) located at 310 North Second Avenue, Alpena, Michigan 49707, filed with the Commission an application for determination of exempt wholesale generator status pursuant to part 365 of the Commission’s regulations. Alpena Generation states that it is a Michigan limited liability corporation located in the City of Alpena in Alpena County, Michigan, that owns and operates 30 diesel generators with an aggregate capacity rating of 54.6 mega-watts. Alpena Generation further states that all of the electric energy produced by the Facilities will be sole wholesale. Comment Date: 5 p.m. on June 6, 2005. 2. Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation; Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation [Docket Nos. ER97–1523–085, OA97–470– 077, ER97–4234–075, and OA96–194–013] Take notice that on May 23, 2005, Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation, (Niagara Mohawk) a National Grid Company, submitted a revision to its April 12, 2005 compliance filing in Docket Nos. ER97–1523–084, OA97– 470–076, OA97–470–074, and OA96– 194–012. Niagara Mohawk states that its revised compliance filing was submitted to correct certain errors in its original compliance filing. Comment Date: 5 p.m. on June 13, 2005. 3. Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, Inc., Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, Inc., Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, Inc., Ameren Services Co., et al. [Docket Nos. ER05–6–024, EL04–135–026, EL02–111–044, and EL03–212–040] Take notice that on May 23, 2005, the Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, Inc. (Midwest ISO) and Midwest ISO Transmission Owners E:\FR\FM\06JNN1.SGM 06JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

[Docket No. EA-303]


Application to Export Electric Energy; Saracen Merchant Energy LP

AGENCY: Office Electricity Delivery & Energy Reliability, DOE.

ACTION: Notice of application.

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SUMMARY: Saracen Merchant Energy LP (Saracen) has applied for authority 
to transmit electric energy from the United States to Canada pursuant 
to section 202(e) of the Federal Power Act.

DATES: Comments, protests or requests to intervene must be submitted on 
or before July 6, 2005.

ADDRESSES: Comments, protests or requests to intervene should be 
addressed as follows: Office Electricity Delivery & Energy Reliability 
(Mail Code OE-20), U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue, 
SW., Washington, DC 20585-0350 (FAX 202-287-5736).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Steven Mintz (Program Office) 202-586-
2793 or Michael Skinker (Program Attorney) 202-586-2793.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Exports of electricity from the United 
States to a foreign country are regulated and require authorization 
under section 202(e) of the Federal Power Act (FPA) (16 U.S.C. 
824a(e)).
    On May 4, 2005, the Department of Energy (DOE) received an 
application from Saracen to transmit electric energy from the United 
States to Canada. Saracen is a Texas limited partnership with its 
principal place of business in Houston, TX. Saracen has requested an 
electricity export authorization with a 5-year term. Saracen does not 
own or control any transmission or distribution assets, nor does it 
have a franchised service area. The electric energy which Saracen 
proposes to export to Canada would be purchased from electric utilities 
and Federal power marketing agencies within the U.S.
    Saracen proposes to arrange for the delivery of electric energy to 
Canada over the existing international transmission facilities owned by 
Basin Electric Power Cooperative, Bonneville Power Administration, 
Eastern Maine Electric Cooperative, International Transmission Company, 
Joint Owners of the Highgate Project, Long Sault, Inc., Maine Electric 
Power Company, Maine Public Service Company, Minnesota Power Inc., 
Minnkota Power Cooperative, New York Power Authority, Niagara Mohawk 
Power Corporation, Northern States Power, Vermont Electric Company, and 
Vermont Electric Transmission Company. The construction, operation, 
maintenance, and connection of each of the international transmission 
facilities to be utilized by Rainbow, as more fully described in the 
application, has previously been authorized by a Presidential permit 
issued pursuant to Executive Order 10485, as amended.
    Procedural Matters: Any person desiring to become a party to this 
proceeding or to be heard by filing comments or protests to this 
application should file a petition to intervene, comment or protest at 
the address provided above in accordance with Sec. Sec.  385.211 or 
385.214 of the FERC's Rules of Practice and Procedures (18 CFR 385.211, 
385.214). Fifteen copies of each petition and protest should be filed 
with DOE on or before the date listed above.
    Comments on the Saracen application to export electric energy to 
Canada should be clearly marked with Docket EA-303. Additional copies 
are to be filed directly with Dede Russo, General Counsel, Saracen 
Energy Partners, LP, 2001 Hermann Drive, Suite 100, Houston, TX 77004 
and Daniel E. Frank, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP, 1275 Pennsylvania 
Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20004-2415.
    A final decision will be made on this application after the 
environmental impacts have been evaluated pursuant to the National 
Environmental Policy Act of 1969, and a determination is made by the 
DOE that the proposed action will not adversely impact on the 
reliability of the U.S. electric power supply system.
    Copies of this application will be made available, upon request, 
for public inspection and copying at the address provided above or by 
accessing the program's Home Page at http://www.fe.doe.gov. Upon 
reaching the Home page, select ``Electricity Regulation,'' and then 
``Pending Proceedings'' from the options menus.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on May 27, 2005.
Anthony J. Como,
Senior Advisor to the Director for Regulatory Programs, Office of 
Electricity Delivery & Energy Reliability.
[FR Doc. 05-11156 Filed 6-3-05; 8:45 am]
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