Application To Export Electric Energy; DC Energy, LLC, 31341-31342 [2012-12761]

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Exports of electricity from the United States to a foreign country are regulated by the Department of Energy (DOE) pursuant to sections 301(b) and 402(f) of the Department of Energy Organization Act (42 U.S.C. 7151(b), 7172(f)) and require authorization under section 202(e) of the FPA (16 U.S.C.824a(e)). On July 11, 2007, the Department of Energy (DOE) issued Order No. EA–327 authorizing DC Energy to transmit electric energy from the United States to Canada as a power marketer for a fiveyear term. The current export authority in Order No EA–327 will expire on July 11, 2012. On May 4, 2012, DC Energy filed an application with DOE for renewal of that authority for an additional ten-year term. In its application, DC Energy states that ‘‘not any of its affiliates own, controls or operates any electric Dated: May 21, 2012. generation, electric distribution or Darrin A. King, transmission facilities * * *’’ DC Energy states that the electric power Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Privacy, Information and Records proposed to be exported to Canada will Management Services, Office of Management. be purchased from electric utilities and [FR Doc. 2012–12786 Filed 5–24–12; 8:45 am] federal power marketing agencies BILLING CODE 4000–01–P pursuant to voluntary agreements and will be surplus to the system needs of the entities selling the power to DC Energy. The application also indicates DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY that DC Energy is a power marketer [OE Docket No. EA–327–A] authorized by the Federal Energy Application To Export Electric Energy; Regulatory Commission (FERC) to sell energy, capacity, and specified ancillary DC Energy, LLC services at market-based rates. AGENCY: Office of Electricity Delivery The existing international and Energy Reliability, DOE. transmission facilities to be utilized by ACTION: Notice of Application. DC Energy have previously been authorized by Presidential permits SUMMARY: DC Energy, LLC (DC Energy) issued pursuant to Executive Order has applied to renew its authority to 10485, as amended, and are appropriate transmit electric energy from the United for open access transmission by third States to Canada pursuant to section parties. 202(e) of the Federal Power Act (FPA). Procedural Matters: Any person DATES: Comments, protests, or motions desiring to be heard in this proceeding to intervene must be submitted on or should file a comment or protest to the before June 25, 2012. application at the address provided ADDRESSES: Comments, protests, or above. Protests should be filed in motions to intervene should be accordance with Rule 211 of the FERC addressed to: Christopher Lawrence, Rules of Practice and Procedures (18 Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy CFR 385.211). Any person desiring to Reliability, Mail Code: OE–20, U.S. become a party to these proceedings Department of Energy, 1000 should file a motion to intervene at the Independence Avenue SW., above address in accordance with FERC Washington, DC 20585–0350. Because Rule 214 (385.214). Five copies of such of delays in handling conventional mail, comments, protests, or motions to it is recommended that documents be intervene should be sent to the address transmitted by overnight mail, by provided above on or before the date electronic mail to listed above. Christopher.Lawrence@hq.doe.gov, or by Comments on the DC Energy facsimile to 202–586–8008. application to export electric energy to Canada should be clearly marked with FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: OE Docket No. 327–A. An additional Christopher Lawrence (Program Office) PO 00000 Frm 00052 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\25MYN1.SGM 25MYN1 31342 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 102 / Friday, May 25, 2012 / Notices mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES copy is to be filed directly with Joelle K. Ogg, General Counsel, DC Energy, LLC, 8065 Leesburg Pike, Sixth Floor, Vienna, VA 22182 and with Andrea Wolfman, Esq., Alston & Bird LLP, 950 F Street NW., Washington, DC 20004. A final decision will be made on this application after the environmental impacts have been evaluated pursuant to DOE’s National Environmental Policy Act Implementing Procedures (10 CFR part 1021) and if a determination is made by DOE that the proposed action will not have an adverse 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, by accessing the program Web site at http://energy.gov/ node/11845 or by emailing Angela Troy at Angela.Troy@hq.doe.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher Lawrence (Program Office) at 202–586–5260, or by email to Christopher.Lawrence@hq.doe.gov. Exports of electricity from the United States to a foreign country are regulated by the Department of Energy (DOE) pursuant to sections 301(b) and 402(f) of the Department of Energy Organization Act (42 U.S.C. 7151(b), 7172(f)) and require authorization under section 202(e) of the FPA (16 U.S.C. 824a(e)). On April 19, 2007, the Department of Energy (DOE) issued Order No. EA–321, EA–322, EA–323, EA–324 and EA–325, authorizing the Emera Subsidiaries to transmit electric energy from the United States to Canada as power marketers for a five-year term. The current export authorities in Order No EA–321, EA– 322, EA–323, EA–324 and EA–325 expired on April 19, 2012. On April 19, Issued in Washington, DC, on May 18, 2012, Emera filed five separate 2012. applications with DOE for renewal of Brian Mills, those authorities for an additional fiveyear term. Director, Permitting and Siting, Office of In its application, Emera states that Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability. the subsidiaries do ‘‘not own or control [FR Doc. 2012–12761 Filed 5–24–12; 8:45 am] any electric power generation or BILLING CODE 6450–01–P transmission facilities and does not have a franchised electric power service area.’’ Emera states that the electric DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY power proposed to be exported to Canada will be purchased from electric [OE Docket No. EA–321–A, EA–322–A, EA– utilities and federal power marketing 323–A, EA–324–A and EA–325–A] agencies pursuant to voluntary Application To Export Electric Energy; agreements and will be surplus to the Emera Energy Services Subsidiaries system needs of the entities selling the power to Emera. AGENCY: Office of Electricity Delivery The existing international and Energy Reliability, DOE. transmission facilities to be utilized by ACTION: Notice of application. Emera have previously been authorized by Presidential permits issued pursuant SUMMARY: Five power marketing to Executive Order 10485, as amended, subsidiaries of Emera Incorporated and are appropriate for open access (Emera) have applied separately to transmission by third parties. renew its authority to transmit electric Procedural Matters: Any person energy from the United States to Canada desiring to be heard in this proceeding pursuant to section 202(e) of the Federal should file a comment or protest to the Power Act (FPA). application at the address provided DATES: Comments, protests, or motions above. Protests should be filed in to intervene must be submitted on or accordance with Rule 211 of the FERC before June 25, 2012. Rules of Practice and Procedures (18 ADDRESSES: Comments, protests, or CFR 385.211). Any person desiring to motions to intervene should be become a party to these proceedings addressed to: Christopher Lawrence, should file a motion to intervene at the Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy above address in accordance with FERC Reliability, Mail Code: OE–20, U.S. Rule 214 (385.214). Five copies of such Department of Energy, 1000 comments, protests, or motions to Independence Avenue SW, Washington, intervene should be sent to the address DC 20585–0350. Because of delays in provided above on or before the date handling conventional mail, it is listed above. Comments on the Emera applications recommended that documents be to export electric energy to Canada transmitted by overnight mail, by should be clearly marked with OE electronic mail to Christopher.Lawrence@hq.doe.gov, or by Docket No. 321–A, EA–322–A, EA–323– A, EA–324–A or EA–325–A. An facsimile to 202–586–8008. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:55 May 24, 2012 Jkt 226001 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00053 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 additional copy is to be sent to Will Szubielski, Emera Energy Inc., 1223 Lower Water Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3S8 and with Bonnie A. Suchman, Esq., Troutman Sanders LLP, 401 9th St. NW., Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20004. A final decision will be made on this application after the environmental impacts have been evaluated pursuant to DOE’s National Environmental Policy Act Implementing Procedures (10 CFR part 1021) and if a determination is made by DOE that the proposed action will not have an adverse 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, by accessing the program Web site at http://energy.gov/ node/11845 or by emailing Angela Troy at Angela.Troy@hq.doe.gov. Issued in Washington, DC, on May 18, 2012. 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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 102 (Friday, May 25, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 31341-31342]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-12761]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

[OE Docket No. EA-327-A]


Application To Export Electric Energy; DC Energy, LLC

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

ACTION: Notice of Application.

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SUMMARY: DC Energy, LLC (DC Energy) 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 (FPA).

DATES: Comments, protests, or motions to intervene must be submitted on 
or before June 25, 2012.

ADDRESSES: Comments, protests, or motions to intervene should be 
addressed to: Christopher Lawrence, Office of Electricity Delivery and 
Energy Reliability, Mail Code: OE-20, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 
Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585-0350. Because of delays 
in handling conventional mail, it is recommended that documents be 
transmitted by overnight mail, by electronic mail to 
Christopher.Lawrence@hq.doe.gov, or by facsimile to 202-586-8008.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher Lawrence (Program Office) 
at 202-586-5260, or by email to Christopher.Lawrence@hq.doe.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Exports of electricity from the United 
States to a foreign country are regulated by the Department of Energy 
(DOE) pursuant to sections 301(b) and 402(f) of the Department of 
Energy Organization Act (42 U.S.C. 7151(b), 7172(f)) and require 
authorization under section 202(e) of the FPA (16 U.S.C.824a(e)).
    On July 11, 2007, the Department of Energy (DOE) issued Order No. 
EA-327 authorizing DC Energy to transmit electric energy from the 
United States to Canada as a power marketer for a five-year term. The 
current export authority in Order No EA-327 will expire on July 11, 
2012. On May 4, 2012, DC Energy filed an application with DOE for 
renewal of that authority for an additional ten-year term.
    In its application, DC Energy states that ``not any of its 
affiliates own, controls or operates any electric generation, electric 
distribution or transmission facilities * * *'' DC Energy states that 
the electric power proposed to be exported to Canada will be purchased 
from electric utilities and federal power marketing agencies pursuant 
to voluntary agreements and will be surplus to the system needs of the 
entities selling the power to DC Energy. The application also indicates 
that DC Energy is a power marketer authorized by the Federal Energy 
Regulatory Commission (FERC) to sell energy, capacity, and specified 
ancillary services at market-based rates.
    The existing international transmission facilities to be utilized 
by DC Energy have previously been authorized by Presidential permits 
issued pursuant to Executive Order 10485, as amended, and are 
appropriate for open access transmission by third parties.
    Procedural Matters: Any person desiring to be heard in this 
proceeding should file a comment or protest to the application at the 
address provided above. Protests should be filed in accordance with 
Rule 211 of the FERC Rules of Practice and Procedures (18 CFR 385.211). 
Any person desiring to become a party to these proceedings should file 
a motion to intervene at the above address in accordance with FERC Rule 
214 (385.214). Five copies of such comments, protests, or motions to 
intervene should be sent to the address provided above on or before the 
date listed above.
    Comments on the DC Energy application to export electric energy to 
Canada should be clearly marked with OE Docket No. 327-A. An additional

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copy is to be filed directly with Joelle K. Ogg, General Counsel, DC 
Energy, LLC, 8065 Leesburg Pike, Sixth Floor, Vienna, VA 22182 and with 
Andrea Wolfman, Esq., Alston & Bird LLP, 950 F Street NW., Washington, 
DC 20004. A final decision will be made on this application after the 
environmental impacts have been evaluated pursuant to DOE's National 
Environmental Policy Act Implementing Procedures (10 CFR part 1021) and 
if a determination is made by DOE that the proposed action will not 
have an adverse 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, by 
accessing the program Web site at http://energy.gov/node/11845 or by 
emailing Angela Troy at Angela.Troy@hq.doe.gov.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on May 18, 2012.
Brian Mills,
Director, Permitting and Siting, Office of Electricity Delivery and 
Energy Reliability.
[FR Doc. 2012-12761 Filed 5-24-12; 8:45 am]
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