Application To Export Electric Energy; TransCanada Power Marketing Ltd., 18731-18732 [E6-5381]

Download as PDF wwhite on PROD1PC61 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 70 / Wednesday, April 12, 2006 / Notices Reliability, Mail Code: OE–20, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20585–0350 (Fax 202– 586–5860). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ellen Russell (Program Office) 202–586– 9624 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 November 10, 2004, the Department of Energy (DOE) issued Order No. EA–297 authorizing SESCO Enterprises Canada (SESCO Canada) to transmit electric energy from the United States to Canada as a power marketer. That Order will expire on July 6, 2006. On March 6, 2006, SESCO Canada filed an application with DOE for renewal of the export authority contained in Order No. EA–297 for an additional five-year term. SESCO Canada does not own or control any transmission or distribution assets, nor does it have a franchised service area. The electric energy which SESCO Canada proposes to export to Canada would be purchased from electric utilities and Federal power marketing agencies within the U.S. SESCO Canada will arrange for the delivery of exports to Canada over the international transmission facilities currently owned by Basin Electric Power Cooperative, Bonneville Power Administration, Eastern Maine Electric Cooperative, International Transmission Co., Joint Owners of the Highgate Project, Long Sault, Inc., Maine Electric Power Company, Maine Public Service Company, Minnesota Power, Inc., Minnkota Power Cooperative, Inc., New York Power Authority, Niagara Mohawk Power Corp., Northern States Power Company, and Vermont Electric Transmission Co. The construction, operation, maintenance, and connection of each of the international transmission facilities to be utilized by SESCO Canada 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 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedures (18 CFR VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:42 Apr 11, 2006 Jkt 208001 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 SESCO Canada application to export electric energy to Canada should be clearly marked with Docket EA–297–A. Additional copies are to be filed directly with Carol Smoots, Esq., Perkins Coie LLP, 607 Fourteenth Street, NW., Washington, DC 20005 and Michael Schubiger, Chief Executive Officer, SESCO Enterprises, LLC, 120 Wood Avenue South, Suite 511, Iselin, NJ 08830. 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/programs/ electricityregulation/ and then ‘‘Pending Proceedings’’ from the options menus. Issued in Washington, DC, on April 6, 2006. Anthony J. Como, Director, Permitting and Siting, Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability. [FR Doc. E6–5380 Filed 4–11–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY [OE Docket No. EA–262-B] Application To Export Electric Energy; TransCanada Power Marketing Ltd. Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, DOE. ACTION: Notice of Application. AGENCY: SUMMARY: TransCanada Power Marketing Ltd. (TCPM) has applied to renew its 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 May 12, 2006. ADDRESSES: Comments, protests or requests to intervene should be addressed as follows: Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, Mail Code: OE–20, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20585–0350 (Fax 202– 586–5860). PO 00000 Frm 00029 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 18731 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Xavier Puslowski (Program Office) 202– 586–4708 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 June 4, 2002, the Department of Energy (DOE) issued Order No. EA–262 authorizing TCPM to transmit electric energy from the United States to Canada as a power marketer. On June 4, 2004, in Order No. EA–262–A, DOE renewed the TCPM authorization to export electric energy to Canada for a two-year term that expires on June 4, 2006. On February 17, 2006, TCPM filed an application with DOE for renewal of the export authority contained in Order No. EA–262–A for an additional five-year term. TCPM proposes to export electric energy to Canada and to arrange for the delivery of those exports over the international transmission facilities presently owned by Basin Electric Power Cooperative, Bonneville Power Administration, Citizens Utilities Company, Eastern Maine Electric Cooperative, International Transmission Company, Joint Owners of Highgate Project, Long Sault, Inc., Maine Electric Power Company, Maine Public Service Company, Minnesota Power, Inc., Minnkota Power Cooperative, Inc., New York Power Authority, Niagara Mohawk Power Corp., Northern States Power Company, and Vermont Electric Transmission Company. Procedural Matters: Any person desiring to become a party to these proceedings 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 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’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 TCPM application to export electric energy to Canada should be clearly marked with Docket EA–262–B. Additional copies are to be filed directly with Angela Avery, Associate General Counsel, TransCanada Power Marketing Ltd., 450 First Street, SW., Calgary, Alberta T2P5H1, Canada. 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 E:\FR\FM\12APN1.SGM 12APN1 18732 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 70 / Wednesday, April 12, 2006 / Notices 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/programs/ electricityregulation/. Upon reaching the home page, scroll down and select ‘‘Pending Proceedings.’’ Issued in Washington, DC, on April 6, 2006. Anthony J. Como, Director, Permitting and Siting, Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability. [FR Doc. 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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 70 (Wednesday, April 12, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 18731-18732]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-5381]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

[OE Docket No. EA-262-B]


Application To Export Electric Energy; TransCanada Power 
Marketing Ltd.

AGENCY: Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, DOE.

ACTION: Notice of Application.

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SUMMARY: TransCanada Power Marketing Ltd. (TCPM) has applied to renew 
its 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 May 12, 2006.

ADDRESSES: Comments, protests or requests to intervene should be 
addressed as follows: Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy 
Reliability, Mail Code: OE-20, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 
Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20585-0350 (Fax 202-586-5860).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Xavier Puslowski (Program Office) 202-
586-4708 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 June 4, 2002, the Department of Energy (DOE) issued Order No. 
EA-262 authorizing TCPM to transmit electric energy from the United 
States to Canada as a power marketer. On June 4, 2004, in Order No. EA-
262-A, DOE renewed the TCPM authorization to export electric energy to 
Canada for a two-year term that expires on June 4, 2006.
    On February 17, 2006, TCPM filed an application with DOE for 
renewal of the export authority contained in Order No. EA-262-A for an 
additional five-year term. TCPM proposes to export electric energy to 
Canada and to arrange for the delivery of those exports over the 
international transmission facilities presently owned by Basin Electric 
Power Cooperative, Bonneville Power Administration, Citizens Utilities 
Company, Eastern Maine Electric Cooperative, International Transmission 
Company, Joint Owners of Highgate Project, Long Sault, Inc., Maine 
Electric Power Company, Maine Public Service Company, Minnesota Power, 
Inc., Minnkota Power Cooperative, Inc., New York Power Authority, 
Niagara Mohawk Power Corp., Northern States Power Company, and Vermont 
Electric Transmission Company.
    Procedural Matters: Any person desiring to become a party to these 
proceedings 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 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission'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 TCPM application to export electric energy to 
Canada should be clearly marked with Docket EA-262-B. Additional copies 
are to be filed directly with Angela Avery, Associate General Counsel, 
TransCanada Power Marketing Ltd., 450 First Street, SW., Calgary, 
Alberta T2P5H1, Canada.
    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

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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/programs/
electricityregulation/. Upon reaching the home page, scroll down and 
select ``Pending Proceedings.''

    Issued in Washington, DC, on April 6, 2006.
Anthony J. Como,
Director, Permitting and Siting, Office of Electricity Delivery and 
Energy Reliability.
 [FR Doc. E6-5381 Filed 4-11-06; 8:45 am]
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