The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. et al.; Electric Rate and Corporate Filings, 595-597 [E5-8301]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 3 / Thursday, January 5, 2006 / Notices 595 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on January 13, 2006. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 3. Xcel Energy Services Inc. [Docket No. ER06–118–001] [Docket Nos. EC06–38–000, et al.] [Docket Nos. EC06–40–000 and ER06–320– 000] Take notice that on December 23, 2005 Devon Power, Middletown Power, LLC and Montville Power, LLC (collectively, Applicants) submitted an errata to their December 21, 2005, Offer of Settlement pursuant to section 205 of the Federal Power Act. Applicants states the Settlement modifies certain terms of each proposed Reliability Agreements that were submitted on November 1, 2005. Comment Date: 5 p.m. eastern time on January 6, 2006. The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. et al.; Electric Rate and Corporate Filings Comment Date: 5 p.m. eastern time on January 6, 2006. 11. Devon Power, LLC; Middletown Power, LLC; and Montville Power, LLC cchase on PROD1PC60 with NOTICES Standard Paragraph 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, 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 on or before the comment date. On or before the comment date, it is not necessary to 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. Nora E. Donovan, Acting Secretary. [FR Doc. E5–8300 Filed 1–4–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:06 Jan 04, 2006 Jkt 208001 December 28, 2005. The following filings have been made with the Commission. The filings are listed in ascending order within each docket classification. 1. The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. [Docket No. EC06–38–000] Take notice that on December 12, 2005, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS Group) filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) an application pursuant to Section 203(a)(2) of the Federal Power Act seeking blanket authorization for the acquisition, directly or indirectly, of securities of electric utility companies, transmitting utilities or of any holding company over any electric utility company or transmitting utility, subject to certain proposed limitations. Comment Date: 5 p.m. eastern time on January 13, 2006. 2. SCANA Corporation, South Carolina Electric & Gas Company, and South Carolina Generating Company, Inc. [Docket Nos. EC06–39–000 and ES06–18– 000] Take notice that on December 13, 2005, South Carolina Electric & Gas Company (SCE&G) and South Carolina Generating Company, Inc. (GENCO) filed an application seeking authority pursuant to section 204 and 203 of the Federal Power Act: (i) For SCE&G and GENCO to issue up to $700 million and $100 million, respectively, of short-term unsecured promissory notes in the form of bank loans and commercial paper, or borrowings from the SCANA Utility Money Pool during the period ending December 31, 2007, (ii) for SCANA Corporation (SCANA) to purchase, acquire or take not more than $700 million of such short-term debt of SCE&G and not more than $100 million of such short-term debt of GENCO, for SCE&G to purchase, acquire or take not more than $100 million of such shortterm debt of GENCO, and for GENCO to purchase, acquire or take not more than $100 million of such short-term debt of SCE&G; and (iii) for SCANA to make capital contributions to, and/or acquire equity securities of, SCE&G and GENCO in amounts not to exceed $200 million (as to SCE&G) and $100 million (as to GENCO). PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Take notice that on December 13, 2005, Xcel Energy Services Inc., on behalf of Southwestern Public Service Company, submitted pursuant to sections 203 and 205 of the Federal Power Act, respectively: (i) An application for authorization for the sale of certain jurisdictional electrical transmission assets located in the states of Oklahoma and Kansas, and in and around the city of Texhoma, Texas, to Tri-County Electric Cooperative, Inc., an Oklahoma Electric Cooperative; and (ii) a request for approval of a proposed rate schedule for the sale of full requirements power and energy to TriCounty Electric Cooperative, Inc. Comment Date: 5 p.m. eastern time on January 13, 2006. 4. Aquila, Inc. and Mid-Kansas Electric Company [Docket No. EC06–46–000] Take notice that on December 19, 2005, Aquila, Inc. (Aquila) and MidKansas Electric Company (MKEC) filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission an application under section 203 of the Federal Power Act seeking approval of a transaction wherein Aquila will sell its Kansas Electric Network to MKEC. Aquila and MKEC seek Commission approval by April 17, 2006. Comment Date: 5 p.m. eastern time on January 13, 2006. 5. Westar Energy, Inc.; ONEOK Energy Services Company, L.P. [Docket No. EC06–48–000] Take notice that on December 21, 2005, Westar Energy, Inc. and ONEOK Energy Services Company, L.P. (collectively, Applicants), filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission an application pursuant to section 203 of the Federal Power Act for authorization for the disposition of jurisdictional assets related to ONEOK ESC’s proposed: (1) Sale to Westar Energy of an approximately 300 MW single cycle combustion turbine generating facility and associated transmission facilities located in Logan County, Oklahoma; and (2) transfer to Westar Energy of a wholesale power sales contract that gives the Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority the right to purchase up to 75 MW of the output of the Facility, all as more fully described in the Application. The Applicants have requested confidential treatment of the E:\FR\FM\05JAN1.SGM 05JAN1 596 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 3 / Thursday, January 5, 2006 / Notices asset purchase agreement related to the proposed transaction and certain workpapers supporting the Application. Comment Date: 5 p.m. eastern time on January 13, 2006. 6. Atlantic City Electric Company; Duquesne Light Holdings, Inc. Comment Date: 5 p.m. eastern time on January 11, 2006. 10. Granite State Hydropower Association, Inc. and Vermont Independent Power Producers Assoc. [Docket No. EL06–26–000] Take notice that on December 23, 2005, Atlantic City Electric Company and Duquesne Light Holdings, Inc. (collectively, Applicants) pursuant to section 203 of the Federal Power Act, request authorization for Atlantic to transfer to DL Holdings or to one or more of its direct or indirect whollyowned subsidiaries minority undivided interest in certain facilities associated with the Keystone Electric Generating Station and the Conemaugh Electric Generating Station. Comment Date: 5 p.m. eastern time on January 17, 2006. Take notice that on December 12, 2005, Granite State Hydropower Association, Inc. and Vermont Independent Power Producers Association (collectively, Petitioners) tendered for filing a Petition for Rulemaking seeking Commission action to promulgate regulations governing the procedures by which traditional utilities may seek to eliminate the mandatory purchase obligation required by the Public Utilities Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 as permitted by new section 210(m) of PURPA enacted as part of the Energy Policy Act of 2005. Comment Date: 5 p.m. eastern time on January 31, 2006. [Docket No. EC06–49–000] 7. Hardee Power Partners Limited 11. City of Vernon, California [Docket No. EG06–22–000] [Docket No. EL06–32–000] Take notice that on December 15, 2005, Hardee Power Partners Limited filed with the Commission an application for redetermination of exempt wholesale generator status pursuant to part 365 of the Commission’s regulations. Comment Date: 5 p.m. eastern time on January 5, 2006. Take notice that on December 15, 2005, the City of Vernon, California (Vernon) tendered for filing its revision to its Transmission Revenue Balancing Account Adjustment to be effective in calendar year 2006. Vernon request an effective date of January 1, 2006. Comment Date: 5 p.m. eastern time on January 5, 2006. EnergySource, Inc. and Tampa Electric Co. et al., tender for filing their acceptance of the mitigation and conditions imposed in the November 17 Order plus revision to Tampa Electric’s market-based rate tariffs, FERC Electric Tariff, Original Volume Nos. 5 and 6. Comment Date: 5 p.m. eastern time on January 9, 2006. 15. New York Independent System Operator Inc. [Docket No. ER01–3001–013] Take notice that on December 15, 2005, the New York Independent System Operator, Inc. (NYISO) submits its sixth Biannual report on Demand Response Programs and status of new generation resources in the New York Control Area. Comment Date: 5 p.m. eastern time on January 5, 2006. 16. North American Energy Credit and Clearing-Delivery LLC [No. ER06–326–000] 12. City of Banning, California [ Docket No. EG06–23–000] [Docket No. EL06–33–000] 17. Morenci Water & Electric Company Take notice that on December 20, 2005, Sweetwater Wind 3 LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (SWW3), filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission an application for determination of exempt wholesale generator status pursuant to part 365 of the Commission’s regulations. SWW3 states that it intends to operate a 135-MW wind powered generation facility currently under construction near Sweetwater, Nolan County, Texas. SWW3 further states that when completed, the electric energy produced by the facility will be sold into the wholesale power market of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas and is expected to begin commercial operation by December 31, 2005. Comment Date: 5 p.m. eastern time on January 11, 2006. Take notice that on December 16, 2005, the City of Banning, California (Banning) tendered for filing its third annual revision to its Transmission Revenue Balancing Account Adjustment. Banning request an effective date of January 1, 2006. Comment Date: 5 p.m. eastern time on January 6, 2006. [Docket No. OA04–2–000] 9. Elkem Metals Company—Alloy L.P. cchase on PROD1PC60 with NOTICES 8. Sweetwater Wind 3 LLC Take notice that on December 13, 2005, North American Energy Credit and Clearing-Delivery LLC petition the Commission for acceptance of Rate Schedule FERC No. 1, the granting of certain blanket approvals, including the authority to sell electricity at marketbased rates; and the waiver of certain Commission regulations. Comment Date: 5 p.m. eastern time on January 5, 2006. 14. Tampa Electric Company; TECO EnergySource, Inc.; Tampa Electric Co., et al. [Docket No. EG06–24–000] Take notice that on December 20, 2005, Elkem Metals Company—Alloy L.P. submits for filing its application for determination of exempt wholesale generator status. VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:06 Jan 04, 2006 Jkt 208001 13. City of Pasadena, California [Docket No. EL06–34–000] Take notice that on December 21, 2005, the City of Pasadena, California (Pasadena), tendered for filing its first annual revision to its Transmission Revenue Balancing Account Adjustment. Pasadena request an effective date as January 1, 2006. Comment Date: 5 p.m. eastern time on January 11, 2006. [Docket Nos. ER99–2342–008; ER96–1563– 025; EL05–68–002] Take notice that on December 19, 2005, Tampa Electric Co., TECO PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Take notice that on December 13, 2005, Morenci Water & Electric Company states that it is not a public utility under section 201(e) of the Federal Power Act and, thus, not subject to regulation of filing Form 1 and Form 3–Q and not subject to recordkeeping or reporting requirements. Comment Date: 5 p.m. eastern time on January 6, 2006. Standard Paragraph 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, 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 on or before the comment date. On or before the comment date, it is not necessary to E:\FR\FM\05JAN1.SGM 05JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 3 / Thursday, January 5, 2006 / Notices 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 online 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. Nora E. Donovan, Acting Secretary. [FR Doc. E5–8301 Filed 1–4–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OAR–2005–0509, FRL–8019–3] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Acid Rain Program, EPA ICR Number 1633.14, OMB Control Number 2060–0258 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. cchase on PROD1PC60 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this document announces that EPA is planning to submit a request to renew an existing approved Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). This ICR is scheduled to expire on June 30, 2006. Before submitting the ICR to OMB for review and approval, EPA is soliciting comments on specific aspects of the proposed information collection as described below. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before March 6, 2006. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by Docket ID No. EPA–HQ– OAR–2005–0509, by one of the following methods: VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:06 Jan 04, 2006 Jkt 208001 • www.regulations.gov: Follow the on-line instructions for submitting comments. • Email: a-and-rdocket@epamail.epa.gov. • Fax: 202–566–1741. • Mail: Air and Radiation Docket and Information Center, Environmental Protection Agency, Mailcode: 6102T, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460. • Hand Delivery: Environmental Protection Agency, EPA Docket Center (EPA/DC), Room B102, 1301 Constitution Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20004. Such deliveries are only accepted during the Docket’s normal hours of operation, and special arrangements should be made for deliveries of boxed information. Instructions: Direct your comments to Docket ID No. EPA–HQ–2005–0509. EPA’s policy is that all comments received will be included in the public docket without change and may be made available online at www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided, unless the comment includes information claimed to be Confidential Business Information (CBI) or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. Do not submit information that you consider to be CBI or otherwise protected through www.regulations.gov or e-mail. The www.regulations.gov website is an ‘‘anonymous access’’ system, which means EPA will not know your identity or contact information unless you provide it in the body of your comment. If you send an e-mail comment directly to EPA without going through www.regulations.gov your e-mail address will be automatically captured and included as part of the comment that is placed in the public docket and made available on the Internet. If you submit an electronic comment, EPA recommends that you include your name and other contact information in the body of your comment and with any disk or CD–ROM you submit. If EPA cannot read your comment due to technical difficulties and cannot contact you for clarification, EPA may not be able to consider your comment. Electronic files should avoid the use of special characters, any form of encryption, and be free of any defects or viruses. For additional information about EPA’s public docket visit the EPA Docket Center homepage at http:// www.epa.gov/epahome/dockets.htm. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kenon Smith, Clean Air Markets Division, Office of Air and Radiation, (6204J), Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 597 Washington, DC 20460; telephone number: 202–343–9164; fax number: 202–343–2361; email address: smith.kenon@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: How Can I Access the Docket and/or Submit Comments? EPA has established a public docket for this ICR under Docket ID No. EPA– HQ–OAR–2005–0509, which is available for online viewing at www.regulations.gov, or in person viewing at the Air and Radiation Docket in the EPA Docket Center (EPA/DC), EPA West, Room B102, 1301 Constitution Ave., NW., Washington, DC. The EPA/DC Public Reading Room is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The telephone number for the Reading Room is 202–566–1744, and the telephone number for the Air and Radiation Docket is 202–566–1742. Use www.regulations.gov to obtain a copy of the draft collection of information, submit or view public comments, access the index listing of the contents of the docket, and to access those documents in the public docket that are available electronically. Once in the system, select ‘‘search,’’ then key in the docket ID number identified in this document. What Information Is EPA Particularly Interested In? Pursuant to section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA, EPA specifically solicits comments and information to enable it to: (i) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (ii) evaluate the accuracy of the Agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (iii) enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (iv) minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. In particular, EPA is requesting comments from very small businesses (those that employ less than 25) on examples of specific additional efforts that EPA could make to reduce the paperwork E:\FR\FM\05JAN1.SGM 05JAN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket Nos. EC06-38-000, et al.]


The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. et al.; Electric Rate and Corporate 
Filings

December 28, 2005.
    The following filings have been made with the Commission. The 
filings are listed in ascending order within each docket 
classification.

1. The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

[Docket No. EC06-38-000]

    Take notice that on December 12, 2005, The Goldman Sachs Group, 
Inc. (GS Group) filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 
(Commission) an application pursuant to Section 203(a)(2) of the 
Federal Power Act seeking blanket authorization for the acquisition, 
directly or indirectly, of securities of electric utility companies, 
transmitting utilities or of any holding company over any electric 
utility company or transmitting utility, subject to certain proposed 
limitations.
    Comment Date: 5 p.m. eastern time on January 13, 2006.

2. SCANA Corporation, South Carolina Electric & Gas Company, and South 
Carolina Generating Company, Inc.

[Docket Nos. EC06-39-000 and ES06-18-000]

    Take notice that on December 13, 2005, South Carolina Electric & 
Gas Company (SCE&G) and South Carolina Generating Company, Inc. (GENCO) 
filed an application seeking authority pursuant to section 204 and 203 
of the Federal Power Act: (i) For SCE&G and GENCO to issue up to $700 
million and $100 million, respectively, of short-term unsecured 
promissory notes in the form of bank loans and commercial paper, or 
borrowings from the SCANA Utility Money Pool during the period ending 
December 31, 2007, (ii) for SCANA Corporation (SCANA) to purchase, 
acquire or take not more than $700 million of such short-term debt of 
SCE&G and not more than $100 million of such short-term debt of GENCO, 
for SCE&G to purchase, acquire or take not more than $100 million of 
such short-term debt of GENCO, and for GENCO to purchase, acquire or 
take not more than $100 million of such short-term debt of SCE&G; and 
(iii) for SCANA to make capital contributions to, and/or acquire equity 
securities of, SCE&G and GENCO in amounts not to exceed $200 million 
(as to SCE&G) and $100 million (as to GENCO).
    Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on January 13, 2006.

3. Xcel Energy Services Inc.

[Docket Nos. EC06-40-000 and ER06-320-000]

    Take notice that on December 13, 2005, Xcel Energy Services Inc., 
on behalf of Southwestern Public Service Company, submitted pursuant to 
sections 203 and 205 of the Federal Power Act, respectively: (i) An 
application for authorization for the sale of certain jurisdictional 
electrical transmission assets located in the states of Oklahoma and 
Kansas, and in and around the city of Texhoma, Texas, to Tri-County 
Electric Cooperative, Inc., an Oklahoma Electric Cooperative; and (ii) 
a request for approval of a proposed rate schedule for the sale of full 
requirements power and energy to Tri-County Electric Cooperative, Inc.
    Comment Date: 5 p.m. eastern time on January 13, 2006.

4. Aquila, Inc. and Mid-Kansas Electric Company

[Docket No. EC06-46-000]

    Take notice that on December 19, 2005, Aquila, Inc. (Aquila) and 
Mid-Kansas Electric Company (MKEC) filed with the Federal Energy 
Regulatory Commission an application under section 203 of the Federal 
Power Act seeking approval of a transaction wherein Aquila will sell 
its Kansas Electric Network to MKEC. Aquila and MKEC seek Commission 
approval by April 17, 2006.
    Comment Date: 5 p.m. eastern time on January 13, 2006.

5. Westar Energy, Inc.; ONEOK Energy Services Company, L.P.

[Docket No. EC06-48-000]

    Take notice that on December 21, 2005, Westar Energy, Inc. and 
ONEOK Energy Services Company, L.P. (collectively, Applicants), filed 
with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission an application pursuant 
to section 203 of the Federal Power Act for authorization for the 
disposition of jurisdictional assets related to ONEOK ESC's proposed: 
(1) Sale to Westar Energy of an approximately 300 MW single cycle 
combustion turbine generating facility and associated transmission 
facilities located in Logan County, Oklahoma; and (2) transfer to 
Westar Energy of a wholesale power sales contract that gives the 
Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority the right to purchase up to 75 MW of 
the output of the Facility, all as more fully described in the 
Application. The Applicants have requested confidential treatment of 
the

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asset purchase agreement related to the proposed transaction and 
certain workpapers supporting the Application.
    Comment Date: 5 p.m. eastern time on January 13, 2006.

6. Atlantic City Electric Company; Duquesne Light Holdings, Inc.

[Docket No. EC06-49-000]

    Take notice that on December 23, 2005, Atlantic City Electric 
Company and Duquesne Light Holdings, Inc. (collectively, Applicants) 
pursuant to section 203 of the Federal Power Act, request authorization 
for Atlantic to transfer to DL Holdings or to one or more of its direct 
or indirect wholly-owned subsidiaries minority undivided interest in 
certain facilities associated with the Keystone Electric Generating 
Station and the Conemaugh Electric Generating Station.
    Comment Date: 5 p.m. eastern time on January 17, 2006.

7. Hardee Power Partners Limited

[Docket No. EG06-22-000]

    Take notice that on December 15, 2005, Hardee Power Partners 
Limited filed with the Commission an application for redetermination of 
exempt wholesale generator status pursuant to part 365 of the 
Commission's regulations.
    Comment Date: 5 p.m. eastern time on January 5, 2006.

8. Sweetwater Wind 3 LLC

[ Docket No. EG06-23-000]

    Take notice that on December 20, 2005, Sweetwater Wind 3 LLC, a 
Delaware limited liability company (SWW3), filed with the Federal 
Energy Regulatory Commission an application for determination of exempt 
wholesale generator status pursuant to part 365 of the Commission's 
regulations.
    SWW3 states that it intends to operate a 135-MW wind powered 
generation facility currently under construction near Sweetwater, Nolan 
County, Texas. SWW3 further states that when completed, the electric 
energy produced by the facility will be sold into the wholesale power 
market of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas and is expected to 
begin commercial operation by December 31, 2005.
    Comment Date: 5 p.m. eastern time on January 11, 2006.

9. Elkem Metals Company--Alloy L.P.

[Docket No. EG06-24-000]

    Take notice that on December 20, 2005, Elkem Metals Company--Alloy 
L.P. submits for filing its application for determination of exempt 
wholesale generator status.
    Comment Date: 5 p.m. eastern time on January 11, 2006.

10. Granite State Hydropower Association, Inc. and Vermont Independent 
Power Producers Assoc.

[Docket No. EL06-26-000]

    Take notice that on December 12, 2005, Granite State Hydropower 
Association, Inc. and Vermont Independent Power Producers Association 
(collectively, Petitioners) tendered for filing a Petition for 
Rulemaking seeking Commission action to promulgate regulations 
governing the procedures by which traditional utilities may seek to 
eliminate the mandatory purchase obligation required by the Public 
Utilities Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 as permitted by new section 
210(m) of PURPA enacted as part of the Energy Policy Act of 2005.
    Comment Date: 5 p.m. eastern time on January 31, 2006.

11. City of Vernon, California

[Docket No. EL06-32-000]

    Take notice that on December 15, 2005, the City of Vernon, 
California (Vernon) tendered for filing its revision to its 
Transmission Revenue Balancing Account Adjustment to be effective in 
calendar year 2006. Vernon request an effective date of January 1, 
2006.
    Comment Date: 5 p.m. eastern time on January 5, 2006.

12. City of Banning, California

[Docket No. EL06-33-000]

    Take notice that on December 16, 2005, the City of Banning, 
California (Banning) tendered for filing its third annual revision to 
its Transmission Revenue Balancing Account Adjustment. Banning request 
an effective date of January 1, 2006.
    Comment Date: 5 p.m. eastern time on January 6, 2006.

13. City of Pasadena, California

[Docket No. EL06-34-000]

    Take notice that on December 21, 2005, the City of Pasadena, 
California (Pasadena), tendered for filing its first annual revision to 
its Transmission Revenue Balancing Account Adjustment. Pasadena request 
an effective date as January 1, 2006.
    Comment Date: 5 p.m. eastern time on January 11, 2006.

14. Tampa Electric Company; TECO EnergySource, Inc.; Tampa Electric 
Co., et al.

[Docket Nos. ER99-2342-008; ER96-1563-025; EL05-68-002]

    Take notice that on December 19, 2005, Tampa Electric Co., TECO 
EnergySource, Inc. and Tampa Electric Co. et al., tender for filing 
their acceptance of the mitigation and conditions imposed in the 
November 17 Order plus revision to Tampa Electric's market-based rate 
tariffs, FERC Electric Tariff, Original Volume Nos. 5 and 6.
    Comment Date: 5 p.m. eastern time on January 9, 2006.

15. New York Independent System Operator Inc.

[Docket No. ER01-3001-013]

    Take notice that on December 15, 2005, the New York Independent 
System Operator, Inc. (NYISO) submits its sixth Biannual report on 
Demand Response Programs and status of new generation resources in the 
New York Control Area.
    Comment Date: 5 p.m. eastern time on January 5, 2006.

16. North American Energy Credit and Clearing-Delivery LLC

[No. ER06-326-000]

    Take notice that on December 13, 2005, North American Energy Credit 
and Clearing-Delivery LLC petition the Commission for acceptance of 
Rate Schedule FERC No. 1, the granting of certain blanket approvals, 
including the authority to sell electricity at market-based rates; and 
the waiver of certain Commission regulations.
    Comment Date: 5 p.m. eastern time on January 5, 2006.

17. Morenci Water & Electric Company

[Docket No. OA04-2-000]

    Take notice that on December 13, 2005, Morenci Water & Electric 
Company states that it is not a public utility under section 201(e) of 
the Federal Power Act and, thus, not subject to regulation of filing 
Form 1 and Form 3-Q and not subject to recordkeeping or reporting 
requirements.
    Comment Date: 5 p.m. eastern time on January 6, 2006.

Standard Paragraph

    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, 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 on or before the comment date. On or 
before the comment date, it is not necessary to

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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 online 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.

Nora E. Donovan,
Acting Secretary.
[FR Doc. E5-8301 Filed 1-4-06; 8:45 am]
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