Jim Woodruff Project, 25728 [E9-12488]

Download as PDF 25728 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 102 / Friday, May 29, 2009 / Notices listed as a contact for an intervenor must create and validate an eRegistration account using the eRegistration link. Select the eFiling link to log on and submit the intervention or protests. Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and 14 copies of the intervention or protest to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First St., NE., Washington, DC, 20426. The filings in the above-referenced proceeding are accessible in the Commission’s eLibrary system by clicking on the appropriate link in the above list. They are also 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 email FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov. or call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. E9–12440 Filed 5–28–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P 10570) that proposed new rate schedules to replace the current wholesale power schedules for the Jim Woodruff Project for a 5-year period from September 20, 2009 to September 19, 2014. The Notice outlined a public comment process that included a public information and comment forum for the Jim Woodruff customers and interested parties, which was held in Tallahassee, FL, on April 23, 2009. The public information process also provided that additional written comments would be due to Southeastern on or before June 9, 2009. On May 19, 2009, the Jim Woodruff customers, through their representatives, requested an extension of the comment period from June 9, 2009 to close of business on June 26, 2009. The additional time is needed in order for the customers to review extensive materials and information provided and developed at and after the forum and to allow sufficient time for such necessary review and preparation of informed comments regarding the new proposed rates. Southeastern is granting the customers’ request for an extension of time. Dated: May 20, 2009. Kenneth E. Legg, Administrator. [FR Doc. E9–12488 Filed 5–28–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Southeastern Power Administration DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Jim Woodruff Project Federal Energy Regulatory Commission mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES AGENCY: Southeastern Power Administration, DOE. ACTION: Notice of extension of time for written comments. [Docket No. AD09–7–000] SUMMARY: The period for submitting written comments on Southeastern’s proposed rate adjustment is extended to June 26, 2009. DATES: Written comments may be submitted until the close of business June 26, 2009. ADDRESSES: Written comments should be submitted to: Kenneth E. Legg, Administrator, Southeastern Power Administration, Department of Energy, 1166 Athens Tech Road, Elberton, Georgia 30635–6711. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Leon Jourolmon, Assistant Administrator, Finance and Marketing Division, Southeastern Power Administration, Department of Energy, 1166 Athens Tech Road, Elberton, Georgia 30635–6711. (706) 213–3800. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On March 11, 2009, Southeastern published a Notice in the Federal Register (74 FR VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:24 May 28, 2009 Jkt 217001 Material Changes in Facts Underlying Waiver of Order No. 889 and Part 358 of the Commission’s Regulations; Order Clarifying Requirement To Notify Commission of Material Changes in Facts and Allowing 45-Day Filing Period for Notifications Issued May 21, 2009. Before Commissioners: Jon Wellinghoff, Chairman; Suedeen G. Kelly, Marc Spitzer, and Philip D. Moeller 1. In Order No. 889,1 the Commission directed all public utilities that own, control or operate facilities for transmitting energy in interstate commerce to provide certain types of information regarding their transmission operations on an Open Access Sametime Information System (OASIS). The Commission also established Standards 1 Open Access Same-Time Information System and Standards of Conduct, Order No. 889, FERC Stats. & Regs. ¶ 31,035 (1996), order on reh’g, Order No. 889–A, FERC Stats & Regs. ¶ 31,049, reh’g denied, Order No. 889–B, 81 FERC ¶ 61,253 (1997). PO 00000 Frm 00032 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 of Conduct requiring that personnel engaged in transmission system operations function independently from personnel engaged in marketing functions. In Order No. 889, the Commission stated that it would entertain requests for waiver of these requirements on a case-by-case basis, and, on a case-by-case basis has granted waivers for certain public utilities.2 The Commission subsequently revised the Standards of Conduct in various proceedings, most recently in Order No. 717, but affirmed that public utilities may request a waiver of those requirements.3 In Order No. 717, the Commission found that any entity that has previously received a full or partial waiver of prior versions of the Standards of Conduct may continue to rely on that waiver. 2. It has come to the Commission’s attention that some utilities may continue to rely on these waivers even after they no longer qualify for them. The purpose of this order is to clarify that such reliance is inappropriate if there is a material change in the underlying facts on which the waiver was granted, and that the Commission must be notified when such a change occurs. Background 3. In Order No. 889, the Commission acknowledged that it might be burdensome for certain small utilities to comply with the rules therein, and stated that utilities may seek a waiver of some or all of the requirements.4 In subsequent orders outside of that rulemaking proceeding, the Commission established criteria for granting requests for waiver. The Commission held that waiver of Order No. 889 would be appropriate for a public utility if it: (1) Owns, operates, or controls only limited and discrete facilities; or (2) qualifies as a small public utility, unless it is a member of a tight power pool, or there are other circumstances that indicate a waiver is not justified.5 To qualify as a small public utility, an applicant ‘‘must be a public utility that meets the Small Business Administration (SBA) 2 See, e.g., Black Creek Hydro, Inc., 77 FERC ¶ 61,232 (1996) (Black Creek). 3 See Standards of Conduct for Transmission Providers, Order No. 717, 73 FR 63796 (Oct. 27, 2008), FERC Stats. & Regs. ¶ 31, 280, at P 33 (2008), reh’g pending. The Standards of Conduct are currently codified in Part 358 of the Commission’s regulations. 4 Order No. 889, FERC Stats. & Regs. ¶ 31,035 at 31,594. 5 Black Creek, 77 FERC at 61,941; Central Minnesota Municipal Power Agency, 79 FERC ¶ 61,260, at 62,126–27 (1997) (Central Minnesota). See also Order No. 717, FERC Stats. & Regs. ¶ 31,280 at P 23. E:\FR\FM\29MYN1.SGM 29MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 102 (Friday, May 29, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Page 25728]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-12488]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Southeastern Power Administration


Jim Woodruff Project

AGENCY: Southeastern Power Administration, DOE.

ACTION: Notice of extension of time for written comments.

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SUMMARY: The period for submitting written comments on Southeastern's 
proposed rate adjustment is extended to June 26, 2009.

DATES: Written comments may be submitted until the close of business 
June 26, 2009.

ADDRESSES: Written comments should be submitted to: Kenneth E. Legg, 
Administrator, Southeastern Power Administration, Department of Energy, 
1166 Athens Tech Road, Elberton, Georgia 30635-6711.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Leon Jourolmon, Assistant 
Administrator, Finance and Marketing Division, Southeastern Power 
Administration, Department of Energy, 1166 Athens Tech Road, Elberton, 
Georgia 30635-6711. (706) 213-3800.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On March 11, 2009, Southeastern published a 
Notice in the Federal Register (74 FR 10570) that proposed new rate 
schedules to replace the current wholesale power schedules for the Jim 
Woodruff Project for a 5-year period from September 20, 2009 to 
September 19, 2014. The Notice outlined a public comment process that 
included a public information and comment forum for the Jim Woodruff 
customers and interested parties, which was held in Tallahassee, FL, on 
April 23, 2009. The public information process also provided that 
additional written comments would be due to Southeastern on or before 
June 9, 2009. On May 19, 2009, the Jim Woodruff customers, through 
their representatives, requested an extension of the comment period 
from June 9, 2009 to close of business on June 26, 2009. The additional 
time is needed in order for the customers to review extensive materials 
and information provided and developed at and after the forum and to 
allow sufficient time for such necessary review and preparation of 
informed comments regarding the new proposed rates. Southeastern is 
granting the customers' request for an extension of time.

    Dated: May 20, 2009.
Kenneth E. Legg,
Administrator.
[FR Doc. E9-12488 Filed 5-28-09; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6450-01-P