Centralized Capacity Markets in Regional Transmission Organizations and Independent System Operators:Supplemental Notice of Technical Conference, 45521-45522 [2013-18063]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 145 / Monday, July 29, 2013 / Notices clicking on the links or querying the docket number. Any person desiring to intervene or protest in any of the above proceedings must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Regulations (18 CFR 385.211 and 385.214) on or before 5:00 p.m. Eastern time on the specified comment date. Protests may be considered, but intervention is necessary to become a party to the proceeding. eFiling is encouraged. More detailed information relating to filing requirements, interventions, protests, service, and qualifying facilities filings can be found at: https://www.ferc.gov/ docs-filing/efiling/filing-req.pdf. For other information, call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Dated: July 19, 2013. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. 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VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:00 Jul 26, 2013 Jkt 229001 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. ER13–1991–000] Desert Sunlight 250, LLC; Supplemental Notice That Initial Market-Based Rate Filing Includes Request for Blanket Section 204 Authorization This is a supplemental notice in the above-referenced proceeding, of Desert Sunlight 250, LLC’s application for market-based rate authority, with an accompanying rate schedule, noting that such application includes a request for blanket authorization, under 18 CFR part 34, of future issuances of securities and assumptions of liability. Any person desiring to intervene or to protest should file with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426, in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211 and 385.214). Anyone filing a motion to intervene or protest must serve a copy of that document on the Applicant. Notice is hereby given that the deadline for filing protests with regard to the applicant’s request for blanket authorization, under 18 CFR part 34, of PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 45521 future issuances of securities and assumptions of liability is August 12, 2013. The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and interventions in lieu of paper, using the FERC Online links at https:// www.ferc.gov. To facilitate electronic service, persons with Internet access who will eFile a document and/or be 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 5 copies of the intervention or protest to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. The filings in the above-referenced proceeding(s) 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 email 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. Dated: July 23, 2013. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2013–18118 Filed 7–26–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. AD13–7–000] Centralized Capacity Markets in Regional Transmission Organizations and Independent System Operators:Supplemental Notice of Technical Conference As announced in the Notice issued on June 17, 2013,1 the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) staff will hold a technical conference on September 25, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to approximately 5:00 p.m., to consider how current centralized capacity market 1 Centralized Capacity Markets in Regional Transmission Organizations and Independent System Operators, Docket No. AD13–7–000 (June 17, 2013). E:\FR\FM\29JYN1.SGM 29JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 145 / Monday, July 29, 2013 / Notices rules and structures are supporting the procurement and retention of resources necessary to meet future reliability and operational needs. The conference will be held at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. A preliminary agenda for this conference is attached. This conference is free of charge and open to the public. Commission members may participate in the conference. Those interested in speaking at the technical conference should notify the Commission by August 9, 2013 by completing the online form at the following Web page: https://www.ferc. gov/whats-new/registration/capmarkets-09–25–13-speaker-form.asp. At this Web page, please provide an abstract (700 character limit) of the issue(s) you propose to address. Due to time constraints, we expect to not be able to accommodate all those interested in speaking. If you have not already done so, those who plan to attend the technical conference are strongly encouraged to complete the registration form located at: https://www.ferc.gov/ whats-new/registration/cap-markets-09– 25–13-form.asp. There is no registration deadline to attend the conference. Selected speakers will be notified as soon as possible and will be required to provide written comments by Friday, September 6, 2013. These comments should serve as the selected speakers’ opening remarks. The discussion at the technical conference will focus on the written comments submitted by speakers and on questions from Staff and Commissioners. The technical conference will not be transcribed. However, there will be a free webcast of the conference. The webcast will allow persons to listen to the technical conference, but not participate. Anyone with Internet access who wants to listen to the conference can do so by navigating to the Calendar of Events at www.ferc.gov and locating the technical conference on the Calendar. The technical conference will contain a link to its webcast. The Capitol Connection provides technical support for the webcast and offers the option of listening to the meeting via phone-bridge for a fee. If you have any questions, visit www.CapitolConnection.org or call 703– 993–3100.2 Information on the technical conference will be posted on the Calendar of Events on the Commission’s Web site, https://www.ferc.gov/Event 2 The webcast will continue to be available on the Calendar of Events on the Commission’s Web site www.ferc.gov for three months after the conference. VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:00 Jul 26, 2013 Jkt 229001 Calendar/EventDetails.aspx?ID=6944& CalType=%20&CalendarID=116&Date= 09/25/2013&View=Listview, prior to the conference. Commission conferences are accessible under section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. For accessibility accommodations, please send an email to accessibility@ferc.gov or call toll free 1–866–208–3372 (voice) or 202–502–8659 (TTY), or send a FAX to 202–208–2106 with the required accommodations. For more information about the technical conference, please contact: Shiv Mani (Technical Information), Office of Energy Policy and Innovation, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426, (202) 502–8240, Shiv.Mani@ferc.gov. Eric Eversole (Legal Information), Office of the General Counsel, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426, (202) 502– 8697, Eric.Eversole@ferc.gov. Sarah McKinley (Logistical Information), Office of External Affairs, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426, (202) 502–8004, Sarah.McKinley@ferc.gov. Dated: July 19, 2013. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. Centralized Capacity Markets in Regional Transmission Organizations and Independent System Operators Docket No. AD13–7–000 10:45 am–12:15 pm Mechanics of current centralized capacity markets The second morning session will address basic design elements of centralized capacity markets, such as the forward commitment period, the demand curve and the establishment of locational and regional planning requirements, as well as the interaction among these design elements with energy and ancillary services markets. Panelists will be asked to address these issues in the context of the goals and objectives of the centralized capacity markets. 12:15 pm–1:15 pm Lunch 1:15 pm–2:45 pm Adapting to industry changes The first afternoon session builds on the previous panel and introduces for discussion the impact of State and Federal policy considerations and emerging technologies on the goals and objectives of centralized capacity markets. Panelists will be asked to identify current and potential policy drivers (e.g., environmental regulations, renewable portfolio standards, state resource planning policies, emerging technologies and fuels such as shale gas, price responsive demand and electric storage) and address their impacts on centralized capacity markets. 2:45 pm–3:00 pm Break 3:00 pm–4:30 pm Considerations for the future The second afternoon session will address potential future directions for centralized capacity markets as a resource adequacy mechanism. This panel will focus on whether new mechanisms and design tools could prospectively augment, supplement or substitute for typical centralized capacity market design elements in order to meet current and anticipated market challenges, and how capacity markets can accommodate evolving market developments and future risks. 4:30–5:00 pm Wrap up and closing remarks September 25, 2013 [FR Doc. 2013–18063 Filed 7–26–13; 8:45 am] Preliminary Agenda BILLING CODE 6717–01–P 9:00 am–9:15 am Welcome and opening remarks 9:15 am–10:45 am The role of centralized capacity markets in assuring resource adequacy In the first morning session, ISO New England, Inc., PJM Interconnection, L.L.C., and New York Independent System Operator will provide a brief overview of the goals and basic structure of their respective centralized capacity markets, including a discussion of why each region chose key market design elements and how each market is achieving its stated goals. PO 00000 Frm 00029 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP13–522–000] Keys Energy Center, LLC; Notice of Petition for Declaratory Order Take notice that on July 17, 2013, Keys Energy Center, LLC (Keys), pursuant to section 207(a)(2) of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (Commission) Rules of E:\FR\FM\29JYN1.SGM 29JYN1 EN29JY13.001</GPH> mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 45522

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. AD13-7-000]


Centralized Capacity Markets in Regional Transmission 
Organizations and Independent System Operators:Supplemental Notice of 
Technical Conference

    As announced in the Notice issued on June 17, 2013,\1\ the Federal 
Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) staff will hold a technical 
conference on September 25, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to approximately 5:00 
p.m., to consider how current centralized capacity market

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rules and structures are supporting the procurement and retention of 
resources necessary to meet future reliability and operational needs. 
The conference will be held at the Federal Energy Regulatory 
Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. A preliminary 
agenda for this conference is attached. This conference is free of 
charge and open to the public. Commission members may participate in 
the conference.
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    \1\ Centralized Capacity Markets in Regional Transmission 
Organizations and Independent System Operators, Docket No. AD13-7-
000 (June 17, 2013).
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    Those interested in speaking at the technical conference should 
notify the Commission by August 9, 2013 by completing the online form 
at the following Web page: https://www.ferc.gov/whats-new/registration/cap-markets-09-25-13-speaker-form.asp. At this Web page, please provide 
an abstract (700 character limit) of the issue(s) you propose to 
address. Due to time constraints, we expect to not be able to 
accommodate all those interested in speaking. If you have not already 
done so, those who plan to attend the technical conference are strongly 
encouraged to complete the registration form located at: https://www.ferc.gov/whats-new/registration/cap-markets-09-25-13-form.asp. 
There is no registration deadline to attend the conference.
    Selected speakers will be notified as soon as possible and will be 
required to provide written comments by Friday, September 6, 2013. 
These comments should serve as the selected speakers' opening remarks. 
The discussion at the technical conference will focus on the written 
comments submitted by speakers and on questions from Staff and 
Commissioners.
    The technical conference will not be transcribed. However, there 
will be a free webcast of the conference. The webcast will allow 
persons to listen to the technical conference, but not participate. 
Anyone with Internet access who wants to listen to the conference can 
do so by navigating to the Calendar of Events at www.ferc.gov and 
locating the technical conference on the Calendar. The technical 
conference will contain a link to its webcast. The Capitol Connection 
provides technical support for the webcast and offers the option of 
listening to the meeting via phone-bridge for a fee. If you have any 
questions, visit www.CapitolConnection.org or call 703-993-3100.\2\
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    \2\ The webcast will continue to be available on the Calendar of 
Events on the Commission's Web site www.ferc.gov for three months 
after the conference.
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    Information on the technical conference will be posted on the 
Calendar of Events on the Commission's Web site, https://www.ferc.gov/EventCalendar/EventDetails.aspx?ID=6944&CalType=%20&CalendarID=116&Date=09/25/2013&View=Listview, prior to the conference.
    Commission conferences are accessible under section 508 of the 
Rehabilitation Act of 1973. For accessibility accommodations, please 
send an email to accessibility@ferc.gov or call toll free 1-866-208-
3372 (voice) or 202-502-8659 (TTY), or send a FAX to 202-208-2106 with 
the required accommodations.
    For more information about the technical conference, please 
contact: Shiv Mani (Technical Information), Office of Energy Policy and 
Innovation, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, 
NE., Washington, DC 20426, (202) 502-8240, Shiv.Mani@ferc.gov. Eric 
Eversole (Legal Information), Office of the General Counsel, Federal 
Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 
20426, (202) 502-8697, Eric.Eversole@ferc.gov.
    Sarah McKinley (Logistical Information), Office of External 
Affairs, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., 
Washington, DC 20426, (202) 502-8004, Sarah.McKinley@ferc.gov.

    Dated: July 19, 2013.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
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Centralized Capacity Markets in Regional Transmission Organizations and 
Independent System Operators Docket No. AD13-7-000

September 25, 2013
Preliminary Agenda
    9:00 am-9:15 am Welcome and opening remarks
    9:15 am-10:45 am The role of centralized capacity markets in 
assuring resource adequacy
    In the first morning session, ISO New England, Inc., PJM 
Interconnection, L.L.C., and New York Independent System Operator will 
provide a brief overview of the goals and basic structure of their 
respective centralized capacity markets, including a discussion of why 
each region chose key market design elements and how each market is 
achieving its stated goals.
    10:45 am-12:15 pm Mechanics of current centralized capacity markets
    The second morning session will address basic design elements of 
centralized capacity markets, such as the forward commitment period, 
the demand curve and the establishment of locational and regional 
planning requirements, as well as the interaction among these design 
elements with energy and ancillary services markets. Panelists will be 
asked to address these issues in the context of the goals and 
objectives of the centralized capacity markets.
    12:15 pm-1:15 pm Lunch
    1:15 pm-2:45 pm Adapting to industry changes
    The first afternoon session builds on the previous panel and 
introduces for discussion the impact of State and Federal policy 
considerations and emerging technologies on the goals and objectives of 
centralized capacity markets. Panelists will be asked to identify 
current and potential policy drivers (e.g., environmental regulations, 
renewable portfolio standards, state resource planning policies, 
emerging technologies and fuels such as shale gas, price responsive 
demand and electric storage) and address their impacts on centralized 
capacity markets.
    2:45 pm-3:00 pm Break
    3:00 pm-4:30 pm Considerations for the future
    The second afternoon session will address potential future 
directions for centralized capacity markets as a resource adequacy 
mechanism. This panel will focus on whether new mechanisms and design 
tools could prospectively augment, supplement or substitute for typical 
centralized capacity market design elements in order to meet current 
and anticipated market challenges, and how capacity markets can 
accommodate evolving market developments and future risks.
    4:30-5:00 pm Wrap up and closing remarks
[FR Doc. 2013-18063 Filed 7-26-13; 8:45 am]
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