Standards of Conduct for Transmission Providers; Entergy Services, Inc.; Notice Granting Extension of Waiver of Recordkeeping Requirements, 60315 [E5-5703]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 199 / Monday, October 17, 2005 / Notices Web site that enables subscribers to receive e-mail notification when a document is added to a subscribed docket(s). For assistance with any FERC Online service, please e-mail FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, or call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E5–5668 Filed 10–14–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. EY05–95–20–001, RM01–10– 000, and EY05–13–001] Standards of Conduct for Transmission Providers; Entergy Services, Inc.; Notice Granting Extension of Waiver of Recordkeeping Requirements October 7, 2005. Due to the emergency conditions in Louisiana and Texas created by Hurricane Rita, on September 23, 2005, the Commission issued a notice that, among other things, allowed affected transmission providers to delay, until October 7, 2005, compliance with the requirement of section 358.4(a)(2) of the Commission’s regulations, 18 CFR 358.4(a)(2)(2005), to report to the Commission and post on the OASIS or Internet Web site, as applicable, each emergency that resulted in any deviation from the standards of conduct.1 Due to the extreme nature of the emergency, the Commission also waived, until October 7, 2005, the requirements to record and retain a record of each deviation of the standards of conduct.2 The notice added that the Commission would consider extending the waiver if it continued to be needed after October 7, 2005. The Commission had previously granted similar waivers due to Hurricane Katrina.3 Entergy Services, Inc., on behalf of Entergy Operating Companies, seeks a two-week extension, through October 1 Notice Granting Extension of Time To Comply With Posting and Other Requirements, Standards of Conduct for Transmission Providers, Docket Nos. EY05–20–000, et al. (September 23, 2005). 2 Id. 3 Notice Granting Extension of Time To Comply With Posting and Other Requirements, Standards of Conduct for Transmission Providers, Docket Nos. EY05–14–000, et al. (August 31, 2005); Notice Waiving Recordkeeping Requirements, Standards of Conduct for Transmission Providers, Docket Nos. EY05–14–001, et al. (September 7, 2005). VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:43 Oct 14, 2005 Jkt 208001 21, 2005, of the waiver of the requirement that Entergy record a log of each individual deviation from the standards of conduct associated with the information sharing and joint operations activities necessitated by the hurricanes. It explains that in the area impacted by Hurricane Rita, five of its fossil-fueled units remain off-line, approximately 106 transmission lines and 70 substations are out of service, and Entergy’s transmission system in Texas remains largely isolated from the rest of Entergy’s system. In addition, in the City of New Orleans and the AmiteSouth area, Entergy continues to experience emergency circumstances affecting system reliability as a result of Hurricane Katrina. These circumstances, according to Entergy, require detailed communication, coordination and joint operations among Entergy’s transmission and merchant units on virtually an hourly basis and the requirement to log each individual deviation would be an extremely burdensome task that would complicate Entergy’s restoration operation. Entergy proposes to limit the application of the waiver to deviations associated with information sharing and joint operations activities necessitated by Hurricanes Rita and Katrina, but would not apply the waiver to deviations from standard OATT practices. The Commission grants Entergy’s request for this limited waiver under these emergency circumstances. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E5–5703 Filed 10–14–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 60315 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. Such notices, motions, or protests must be filed in accordance with the provisions of Section 154.210 of the Commission’s regulations (18 CFR 154.210). Anyone filing an intervention or protest must serve a copy of that document on the Applicant. Anyone filing an intervention or protest on or before the intervention or protest date need not serve motions to intervene or protests on persons other than the Applicant. 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 14 copies of the protest or intervention to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. 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 e-mail notification when a document is added to a subscribed docket(s). For assistance with any FERC Online service, please e-mail FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, or call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E5–5670 Filed 10–14–05; 8:45 am] [Docket No. RP99–518–077] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P Gas Transmission Northwest Corporation; Notice of Negotiated Rate DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY October 6, 2005. Take notice that on September 30, 2005, Gas Transmission Northwest Corporation (GTN) tendered for filing as part of its FERC Gas Tariff, Third Revised Volume No. 1–A, Twenty-Fifth Revised Sheet No. 15, to become effective October 1, 2005. GTN states that this sheet is being filed to reflect the continuation of a negotiated rate agreement pursuant to evergreen provisions contained in the agreement. Any person desiring to intervene or to protest this filing must file in PO 00000 Frm 00044 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. ER05–1316–000] Kumeyaay Wind LLC; Notice of Issuance of Order October 6, 2005. Kumeyaay Wind LLC (Kumeyaay) filed an application for market-based rate authority, with an accompanying rate tariff. The proposed rate tariff provides for the sales of capacity, energy, and ancillary services at market- E:\FR\FM\17OCN1.SGM 17OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 199 (Monday, October 17, 2005)]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. EY05-95-20-001, RM01-10-000, and EY05-13-001]


Standards of Conduct for Transmission Providers; Entergy 
Services, Inc.; Notice Granting Extension of Waiver of Recordkeeping 
Requirements

October 7, 2005.
    Due to the emergency conditions in Louisiana and Texas created by 
Hurricane Rita, on September 23, 2005, the Commission issued a notice 
that, among other things, allowed affected transmission providers to 
delay, until October 7, 2005, compliance with the requirement of 
section 358.4(a)(2) of the Commission's regulations, 18 CFR 
358.4(a)(2)(2005), to report to the Commission and post on the OASIS or 
Internet Web site, as applicable, each emergency that resulted in any 
deviation from the standards of conduct.\1\ Due to the extreme nature 
of the emergency, the Commission also waived, until October 7, 2005, 
the requirements to record and retain a record of each deviation of the 
standards of conduct.\2\ The notice added that the Commission would 
consider extending the waiver if it continued to be needed after 
October 7, 2005. The Commission had previously granted similar waivers 
due to Hurricane Katrina.\3\
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    \1\ Notice Granting Extension of Time To Comply With Posting and 
Other Requirements, Standards of Conduct for Transmission Providers, 
Docket Nos. EY05-20-000, et al. (September 23, 2005).
    \2\ Id.
    \3\ Notice Granting Extension of Time To Comply With Posting and 
Other Requirements, Standards of Conduct for Transmission Providers, 
Docket Nos. EY05-14-000, et al. (August 31, 2005); Notice Waiving 
Recordkeeping Requirements, Standards of Conduct for Transmission 
Providers, Docket Nos. EY05-14-001, et al. (September 7, 2005).
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    Entergy Services, Inc., on behalf of Entergy Operating Companies, 
seeks a two-week extension, through October 21, 2005, of the waiver of 
the requirement that Entergy record a log of each individual deviation 
from the standards of conduct associated with the information sharing 
and joint operations activities necessitated by the hurricanes. It 
explains that in the area impacted by Hurricane Rita, five of its 
fossil-fueled units remain off-line, approximately 106 transmission 
lines and 70 substations are out of service, and Entergy's transmission 
system in Texas remains largely isolated from the rest of Entergy's 
system. In addition, in the City of New Orleans and the Amite-South 
area, Entergy continues to experience emergency circumstances affecting 
system reliability as a result of Hurricane Katrina. These 
circumstances, according to Entergy, require detailed communication, 
coordination and joint operations among Entergy's transmission and 
merchant units on virtually an hourly basis and the requirement to log 
each individual deviation would be an extremely burdensome task that 
would complicate Entergy's restoration operation. Entergy proposes to 
limit the application of the waiver to deviations associated with 
information sharing and joint operations activities necessitated by 
Hurricanes Rita and Katrina, but would not apply the waiver to 
deviations from standard OATT practices.
    The Commission grants Entergy's request for this limited waiver 
under these emergency circumstances.

Magalie R. Salas,
Secretary.
 [FR Doc. E5-5703 Filed 10-14-05; 8:45 am]
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