Assessment of Demand Respose Resources; PJM Interconnection, L.L.C.; ISO New England Inc.; ISO New England Inc.; New York Independent Transmission System Operator, Inc.; Notice of Agenda and Procedures for Technical Conference on Demand Response and Advanced Metering, 3287-3288 [E6-611]

Download as PDF wwhite on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 13 / Friday, January 20, 2006 / Notices b. Project Nos.: 12606–000 and 2545– 091. c. Date Filed: July 28, 2005. d. Applicant: Avista Corporation. e. Name of Projects: (1) Post Falls and (2) Spokane River Development of the Spokane River. f. Location: Post Falls—on the Spokane River and Coeur d’Alene Lake in portions of Kootenai and Benewah counties, Idaho. The project occupies Federal lands under the supervision of the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs, and may occupy lands under the supervision of the U.S. Forest Service and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management. Spokane River Developments—on the Spokane River in portions of Steven and Lincoln counties, Washington. No federal lands are included. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791(a)–825(r). h. Applicant Contact: Bruce F. Howard, License Manager, Avista Corporation, 1411 East Mission, P.O. Box 3727, Spokane, Washington 99220– 3727; telephone: (509) 495–2941. i. FERC Contact: John S. Blair, at (202) 502–6092, john.blair@ferc.gov. j. Deadline for filing motions to intervene and protests and requests for cooperation agency status: 60 days from the issuance date of this notice. All documents (original and eight copies) should be filed with: Magalie R. Salas, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. The Commission’s Rules of Practice require all intervenors filing 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 may affect the responsibilities of a particular resource agency, they must also serve a copy of the document on that resource agency. Motions to intervene and protest and requests for cooperating agency status may be filed electronically via the Internet in lieu of paper. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings. See 18 CFR 385.2001(a)(1)(iii) and the instructions on the Commission’s Web site (http:// www.ferc.gov) under the ‘‘e-Filing’’ link. k. This application is accepted, but is not ready for environmental analysis at this time. l. The Post falls hydroelectric development, has a seasonal storage capacity consisting of the 40,402 acre Coeur d’Alene Lake with a usable storage capacity of 223,100 acre-feet. The facility is composed of a 431-footlong, 31-foot-high dam across the north VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:16 Jan 19, 2006 Jkt 208001 channel of the Spokane River, a 127foot-long, 25-foot-high dam across the south channel, and a 215-foot-long, 64foot-high dam across the middle channel; six 56-foot-long, 11.25-footdiameter penstocks; and a 6-unit powerhouse integral to the middle channel dam with a generator nameplate capacity of 14.75 megawatts. The Spokane River Developments include four hydroelectric developments (HED) with a total authorized capacity of 122.92 MW as follows: (1) Upper Falls HED is a run-of-river facility consisting of a 366-foot-long, 35.5-foot-high dam across the north channel of the Spokane River; a 70-footlong, 30-foot-high intake structure across the south channel; an 800-acrefoot reservoir; a 350-foot-long, 18-footdiameter penstock; and a single-unit powerhouse with a generator nameplate capacity of 10 MW. (2) Monroe Street HED is a run-ofriver facility consisting of a 240-footlong, 24-foot-high dam; a 30-acre-foot reservoir; a 332-foot-long, 14-footdiameter penstock; and an underground single-unit powerhouse with a generator nameplate capacity of 14.82 MW. (3) Nine Mile HED is a run-of-river facility consisting of a 466-foot-long, 58foot-high dam; a 4,600 acre-foot reservoir; a 120-foot-long, 5 footdiameter diversion tunnel; and a 4-unit powerhouse with a nameplate capacity of 26.4 MW. (4) Long Lake HED is a storage-type facility consisting of a 593-foot-long, 213-foot-high main dam; a 247-footlong, 108-foot-high cutoff dam; a 105,080-acre-foot reservoir; four 236foot-long, 16-foot-diameter penstocks; and a 4-unit powerhouse with a nameplate capacity of 71.7 MW. m. A copy of the application is available for review in the Commission’s Public Reference Room or may be viewed on its Web site: 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, contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or tollfree at 1–866–208–3676, or for TTY, (202) 502–8659. A copy is also available for inspection and reproduction at the address in item h above. 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. PO 00000 Frm 00032 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 3287 n. Anyone may submit a protest or a motion to intervene in accordance with the requirements of Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.210, 386.211, and 385.214. In determining the appropriate action to take, the Commission will consider all protests filed, but only those who file a motion to intervene in accordance with the Commission’s Rules may become a party to the proceeding. Any protests or motions to intervene must be received on or before the specified deadline date for the particular application. All filings must (1) Bear in all capital letters the title ‘‘PROTEST’’ or ‘‘MOTION TO INTERVENE;’’ (2) set forth in the heading the name of the applicant and the project number of the application to which the filing responds; (3) furnish the name, address, and telephone number of the person protesting or intervening; and (4) otherwise comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 385.2001 through 385.2005. Agencies may obtain copies of the application directly from the applicant. A copy of any protest motion to intervene must be served upon each representative of the applicant specified in the particular application. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–607 Filed 1–19–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket Nos. AD06–2–000; ER06–406–000; ER02–2330–040; ER03–345–006; ER01– 3001–014] Assessment of Demand Respose Resources; PJM Interconnection, L.L.C.; ISO New England Inc.; ISO New England Inc.; New York Independent Transmission System Operator, Inc.; Notice of Agenda and Procedures for Technical Conference on Demand Response and Advanced Metering January 13, 2006. This notice establishes the agenda and procedures for the technical conference to be held on Wednesday, January 25, 2006, at 9:00 am (EST),1 on demand response and advanced metering regarding issues raised by the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPAct 2005) section 1 The initial notice setting the date of this technical conference was issued on December 12, 2005. 70 Fed. Reg. 74,804 (2005). E:\FR\FM\20JAN1.SGM 20JAN1 3288 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 13 / Friday, January 20, 2006 / Notices 1252(e)(3).2 This notice includes additional dockets numbers because those filings all contain issues associated with demand response and those issues may be discussed within presentations. The technical conference will be held in the Commission Meeting Room at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. The conference will be open for the public to attend and advance registration is not required. This will be a staff conference, but Commissioners may attend. The agenda for this conference is attached. In order to allot sufficient time for questions and responses, each speaker will be provided with five minutes for prepared remarks. Due to the limitation of time, slides and graphic displays (i.e, PowerPoint presentations) will not be permitted during the conference. Presenters who want to distribute copies of their prepared remarks or handouts should bring 100 double-sided copies to the technical conference. Presenters who wish to include comments, presentations, or handouts in the record for this proceeding should file their comments with the Commission. Comments may either be filed on paper or electronically via the eFiling link on the Commission’s Web site at http:// www.ferc.gov. A free webcast of this event will be available through http://www.ferc.gov. Anyone with Internet access who desires to view this event can do so by navigating to http://www.ferc.gov’s Calendar of Events and locating this event in the Calendar. The event will contain a link to its Webcast. The Capitol Connection provides technical support for the webcasts. It also offers access to this event via television in the Washington, DC area and via phone bridge for a fee. Visit http:// www.CapitolConnection.org or contact Danelle Perkowski or David Reininger at the Capitol Connection 703–993–3100 for information about this service. Commission conferences are accessible under section 508 of the wwhite on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES 1. CP05–25–000 ........................................ 2. CP06–32–000 ........................................ BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. RM98–1–000] Records Governing Off-the-Record Communications; Public Notice January 13, 2006. This constitutes notice, in accordance with 18 CFR 385.2201(b), of the receipt of prohibited and exempt off-the-record communications. Order No. 607 (64 FR 51222, September 22, 1999) requires Commission decisional employees, who make or receive a prohibited or exempt off-the-record communication relevant to the merits of a contested proceeding, to deliver to the Secretary of the Commission, a copy of the communication, if written, or a summary of the substance of any oral communication. 1–5–06 12–22–05 2 Energy Policy Act of 2005, Pub. L. No. 109–58, § 1252(e)(3), 119 Stat. 594, (2005) (EPAct section 1252(e)(3)). Section 1252(e)(3) requires the Commission, not later than one year after the date of enactment of the EPAct 2005, to draft and publish a report, by appropriate region, that assesses demand response resources, including those available from all consumer classes. Specifically, the Commission must identify and review: 16:16 Jan 19, 2006 Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–611 Filed 1–19–06; 8:45 am] Date received Docket number VerDate Aug<31>2005 Rehabilitation Act of 1973. For accessibility accommodations please send an e-mail to accessibility@ferc.gov or call toll free 866–208–3372 (voice) or 202–208–1659 (TTY), or send a FAX to 202–208–2106 with the required accommodations. For further information on the technical conference, please contact: David Kathan (Technical Information), Office of Markets, Tariffs and Rates, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426, (202) 502– 6404, David.Kathan@ferc.gov. Aileen Roder (Legal Information), Office of the General Counsel, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426, (202) 502–6022, Aileen.Roder@ferc.gov. Jkt 208001 Presenter or requester Charles Brown. Hon. Tom Allen. (A) Saturation and penetration rates of advanced meters and communications technologies, devices and systems; (B) existing demand response programs and timebased rate programs; (C) the annual resource contribution of demand resources; (D) the potential for demand response as a quantifiable, reliable resource for regional planning purposes; PO 00000 Prohibited communications are included in a public, non-decisional file associated with, but not a part of, the decisional record of the proceeding. Unless the Commission determines that the prohibited communication and any responses thereto should become a part of the decisional record, the prohibited off-the-record communication will not be considered by the Commission in reaching its decision. Parties to a proceeding may seek the opportunity to respond to any facts or contentions made in a prohibited off-the-record communication, and may request that the Commission place the prohibited communication and responses thereto in the decisional record. The Commission will grant such a request only when it determines that fairness so requires. Any person identified below as having made a prohibited off-the-record communication shall serve the document on all parties listed on the official service list for the applicable proceeding in accordance with Rule 2010, 18 CFR 385.2010. Exempt off-the-record communications are included in the decisional record of the proceeding, unless the communication was with a cooperating agency as described by 40 CFR 1501.6, made under 18 CFR 385.2201(e)(1)(v). The following is a list of off-therecord communications recently received by the Secretary of the Commission. The communications listed are grouped by docket numbers in ascending order. These filings are 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 access the document. For assistance, please contact FERC, Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or toll free at (866)208–3676, or for TTY, contact (202)502–8659. Exempt: Frm 00033 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (E) steps taken to ensure that, in regional transmission planning and operations, demand resources are provided equitable treatment as a quantifiable, reliable resource relative to the resource obligations of any load-serving entity, transmission provider, or transmitting party; and (F) regulatory barriers to improved customer participation in demand response, peak reduction and critical period pricing programs. E:\FR\FM\20JAN1.SGM 20JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 13 (Friday, January 20, 2006)]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket Nos. AD06-2-000; ER06-406-000; ER02-2330-040; ER03-345-006; 
ER01-3001-014]


Assessment of Demand Respose Resources; PJM Interconnection, 
L.L.C.; ISO New England Inc.; ISO New England Inc.; New York 
Independent Transmission System Operator, Inc.; Notice of Agenda and 
Procedures for Technical Conference on Demand Response and Advanced 
Metering

January 13, 2006.
    This notice establishes the agenda and procedures for the technical 
conference to be held on Wednesday, January 25, 2006, at 9:00 am 
(EST),\1\ on demand response and advanced metering regarding issues 
raised by the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPAct 2005) section

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1252(e)(3).\2\ This notice includes additional dockets numbers because 
those filings all contain issues associated with demand response and 
those issues may be discussed within presentations. The technical 
conference will be held in the Commission Meeting Room at the Federal 
Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 
20426. The conference will be open for the public to attend and advance 
registration is not required. This will be a staff conference, but 
Commissioners may attend.
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    \1\ The initial notice setting the date of this technical 
conference was issued on December 12, 2005. 70 Fed. Reg. 74,804 
(2005).
    \2\ Energy Policy Act of 2005, Pub. L. No. 109-58, Sec.  
1252(e)(3), 119 Stat. 594, (2005) (EPAct section 1252(e)(3)). 
Section 1252(e)(3) requires the Commission, not later than one year 
after the date of enactment of the EPAct 2005, to draft and publish 
a report, by appropriate region, that assesses demand response 
resources, including those available from all consumer classes. 
Specifically, the Commission must identify and review:
    (A) Saturation and penetration rates of advanced meters and 
communications technologies, devices and systems;
    (B) existing demand response programs and time-based rate 
programs;
    (C) the annual resource contribution of demand resources;
    (D) the potential for demand response as a quantifiable, 
reliable resource for regional planning purposes;
    (E) steps taken to ensure that, in regional transmission 
planning and operations, demand resources are provided equitable 
treatment as a quantifiable, reliable resource relative to the 
resource obligations of any load-serving entity, transmission 
provider, or transmitting party; and
    (F) regulatory barriers to improved customer participation in 
demand response, peak reduction and critical period pricing 
programs.
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    The agenda for this conference is attached. In order to allot 
sufficient time for questions and responses, each speaker will be 
provided with five minutes for prepared remarks. Due to the limitation 
of time, slides and graphic displays (i.e, PowerPoint[reg] 
presentations) will not be permitted during the conference. Presenters 
who want to distribute copies of their prepared remarks or handouts 
should bring 100 double-sided copies to the technical conference. 
Presenters who wish to include comments, presentations, or handouts in 
the record for this proceeding should file their comments with the 
Commission. Comments may either be filed on paper or electronically via 
the eFiling link on the Commission's Web site at http://www.ferc.gov.
    A free webcast of this event will be available through http://
www.ferc.gov. Anyone with Internet access who desires to view this 
event can do so by navigating to http://www.ferc.gov's Calendar of 
Events and locating this event in the Calendar. The event will contain 
a link to its Webcast. The Capitol Connection provides technical 
support for the webcasts. It also offers access to this event via 
television in the Washington, DC area and via phone bridge for a fee. 
Visit http://www.CapitolConnection.org or contact Danelle Perkowski or 
David Reininger at the Capitol Connection 703-993-3100 for information 
about this service.
    Commission conferences are accessible under section 508 of the 
Rehabilitation Act of 1973. For accessibility accommodations please 
send an e-mail to accessibility@ferc.gov or call toll free 866-208-3372 
(voice) or 202-208-1659 (TTY), or send a FAX to 202-208-2106 with the 
required accommodations.
    For further information on the technical conference, please 
contact:

David Kathan (Technical Information), Office of Markets, Tariffs and 
Rates, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., 
Washington, DC 20426, (202) 502-6404, David.Kathan@ferc.gov.

Aileen Roder (Legal Information), Office of the General Counsel, 
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., 
Washington, DC 20426, (202) 502-6022, Aileen.Roder@ferc.gov.

Magalie R. Salas,
Secretary.
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