Application To Export Electric Energy; Emera Energy Services Subsidiaries, 31342 [2012-12762]

Download as PDF 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. Brian Mills, Director, Permitting and Siting, Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability. [FR Doc. 2012–12762 Filed 5–24–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. IC12–14–000] Commission Information Collection Activities (FERC–914); Comment Request; Extension Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of information collection and request for comments. AGENCY: In compliance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A), the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission or FERC) is soliciting public comment on the currently approved information collection, Cogeneration and Small Power Production—Tariff Filings. DATES: Comments on the collection of information are due July 24, 2012. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments (identified by Docket No. IC12–14–000) by either of the following methods: • eFiling at Commission’s Web Site: http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ efiling.asp • Mail/Hand Delivery/Courier: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Secretary of the Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\25MYN1.SGM 25MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 102 (Friday, May 25, 2012)]
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[FR Doc No: 2012-12762]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

[OE Docket No. EA-321-A, EA-322-A, EA-323-A, EA-324-A and EA-325-A]


Application To Export Electric Energy; Emera Energy Services 
Subsidiaries

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

ACTION: Notice of application.

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SUMMARY: Five power marketing subsidiaries of Emera Incorporated 
(Emera) have applied separately 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 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, 2012, Emera filed five separate 
applications with DOE for renewal of those authorities for an 
additional five-year term.
    In its application, Emera states that the subsidiaries do ``not own 
or control any electric power generation or transmission facilities and 
does not have a franchised electric power service area.'' Emera 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 Emera.
    The existing international transmission facilities to be utilized 
by Emera 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 Emera applications to export electric energy to 
Canada should be clearly marked with OE Docket No. 321-A, EA-322-A, EA-
323-A, EA-324-A or EA-325-A. An 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.
Brian Mills,
Director, Permitting and Siting, Office of Electricity Delivery and 
Energy Reliability.
[FR Doc. 2012-12762 Filed 5-24-12; 8:45 am]
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