Application to Export Electric Energy; Sempra Energy Solutions, 52785 [E6-14804]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 173 / Thursday, September 7, 2006 / Notices 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 September 4, 2003, the Department of Energy (DOE) issued Order No. EA–284 authorizing SES to transmit electric energy from the United States to Mexico for a three-year term. That authorization will expire on September 4, 2006. On August 12, 2006, SES filed an application with DOE for renewal of the export authority contained in Order No. EA–284. SES proposes to export electric energy to Mexico and to arrange for the delivery of those exports over the international transmission facilities presently owned San Diego Gas & Electric Company. SES has also requested DOE expedite the processing of its application in order that SES may continue to meet contractual agreements with counterparts in Mexico. Accordingly, DOE has shortened the public comment period to 15 days. Issued in Washington, DC, on August 31, Procedural Matters: Any person 2006. desiring to become a party to these Anthony J. Como, proceedings or to be heard by filing Director, Permitting and Siting, Office of comments or protests to this application Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability. should file a petition to intervene, [FR Doc. E6–14803 Filed 9–6–06; 8:45 am] comment or protest at the address BILLING CODE 6450–01–P provided above in accordance with §§ 385.211 or 385.214 of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Rules DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY of Practice and Procedures (18 CFR 385.211, 385.214). Fifteen copies of each [OE Docket No. EA–284–A] petition and protest should be filed with Application to Export Electric Energy; the DOE on or before the dates listed Sempra Energy Solutions above. Comments on the SES application to AGENCY: Office of Electricity Delivery export electric energy to Mexico should and Energy Reliability, DOE. be clearly marked with Docket EA–284– ACTION: Notice of Application. A. Additional copies are to be filed directly with Theodore E. Roberts, SUMMARY: Sempra Energy Solution (SES) Attorney for Sempra Energy Solutions, has applied to renew its authority to 101 Ash Street, HQ13D, San Diego, CO transmit electric energy from the United 92101. States to Canada pursuant to section A final decision will be made on this 202(e) of the Federal Power Act. application after the environmental DATES: Comments, protests, or requests impacts have been evaluated pursuant to intervene must be submitted on or to the National Environmental Policy before September 22, 2006. Act of 1969, and a determination is ADDRESSES: Comments, protests, or made by DOE that the proposed action requests to intervene should be will not adversely impact on the addressed as follows: Office of reliability of the U.S. electric power Electricity Delivery and Energy supply system. Copies of this application will be Reliability, Mail Code: OE–20, U.S. made available, upon request, for public Department of Energy, 1000 rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES 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 Evergreen application to export electric energy to Canada should be clearly marked with Docket EA–309. Additional copies are to be filed directly with Peter Gish, General Counsel, Evergreen Wind Power, LLC, 100 Wells Avenue, Suite 201, Newton, MA 02459, and David L. Schwartz, Natasha Gianvecchio, Sue Wang, Latham & Watkins LLP, 555 Eleventh Street, NW., Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20004. 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 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 emailing Odessa Hopkins at Odessa.hopkins@hq.doe.gov. VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:11 Sep 06, 2006 Jkt 208001 PO 00000 Frm 00027 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 52785 inspection and copying at the address provided above or you may send an email to Odessa Hopkins at odessa.hopkins@hq.doe.gov. Issued in Washington, DC, on August 31, 2006. Anthony J. Como, Director, Permitting and Siting, Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability. [FR Doc. E6–14804 Filed 9–6–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. RR06–3–000] North American Electric Reliability Council; North American Electric Reliability Corporation; Notice of Filing August 25, 2006. Take notice that on August 23, 2006, North American Electric Reliability Corporation submitted for filing pursuant to Commission’s Regulations 18 CFR 39.4 its initial business plan and budget as the electric reliability organization for the year ending December 31, 2007. 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 E:\FR\FM\07SEN1.SGM 07SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

[OE Docket No. EA-284-A]


Application to Export Electric Energy; Sempra Energy Solutions

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

ACTION: Notice of Application.

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SUMMARY: Sempra Energy Solution (SES) 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 September 22, 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: 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 September 4, 2003, the Department of Energy (DOE) issued Order 
No. EA-284 authorizing SES to transmit electric energy from the United 
States to Mexico for a three-year term. That authorization will expire 
on September 4, 2006.
    On August 12, 2006, SES filed an application with DOE for renewal 
of the export authority contained in Order No. EA-284. SES proposes to 
export electric energy to Mexico and to arrange for the delivery of 
those exports over the international transmission facilities presently 
owned San Diego Gas & Electric Company.
    SES has also requested DOE expedite the processing of its 
application in order that SES may continue to meet contractual 
agreements with counterparts in Mexico. Accordingly, DOE has shortened 
the public comment period to 15 days.
    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 the DOE on or before the 
dates listed above.
    Comments on the SES application to export electric energy to Mexico 
should be clearly marked with Docket EA-284-A. Additional copies are to 
be filed directly with Theodore E. Roberts, Attorney for Sempra Energy 
Solutions, 101 Ash Street, HQ13D, San Diego, CO 92101.
    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 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 you 
may send an e-mail to Odessa Hopkins at odessa.hopkins@hq.doe.gov.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on August 31, 2006.
Anthony J. Como,
Director, Permitting and Siting, Office of Electricity Delivery and 
Energy Reliability.
 [FR Doc. E6-14804 Filed 9-6-06; 8:45 am]
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