Reestablishment of the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee and Solicitation of Nominations for Membership, 35524 [2014-14546]

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The Committee shall advise the Secretary of Commerce regarding the development and administration of programs and policies to expand the competitiveness of U.S. exports of renewable energy and energy efficiency goods and services, in accordance with applicable United States regulations. The Committee’s work on energy efficiency will focus on technologies, services, and platforms that provide system-level energy emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:33 Jun 20, 2014 Jkt 232001 efficiency to electricity generation, transmission, and distribution. These include smart grid technologies and services, as well as equipment and systems that increase the resiliency of power infrastructure. For the purposes of this Committee, covered goods and services will not include vehicles, feedstock for biofuels, or energy efficiency as it relates to consumer goods. Non-fossil fuels that are considered renewable fuels (e.g., liquid biofuels and pellets) are included. This notice also requests nominations for membership. Nominations for members must be received on or before 4:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on August 15, 2014. Nominations: The Secretary of Commerce invites nominations to the committee, of U.S. citizens who will represent U.S. companies in the renewable energy and energy efficiency sector that trade internationally, or U.S. trade associations or other U.S. private sector organizations with activities focused on the competitiveness of U.S. exports of renewable energy and energy efficiency goods and services. No member may represent a company that is majority owned or controlled by a foreign government entity or foreign government entities. Nominees meeting the eligibility requirements will be considered based upon their ability to carry out the goals of the Committee as articulated above. If you are interested in applying or nominating someone else to become a member of the Committee, please provide the following information: (1) Sponsor letter on the company’s, trade association’s or organization’s letterhead containing the name, title, and relevant contact information (including phone, fax, and email address) of the individual requesting consideration; (2) An affirmative statement that the nominee will be able to meet the expected time commitments of Committee work. Committee work includes (1) attending in-person committee meetings roughly four times per year (lasting one day each), (2) undertaking additional work outside of full committee meetings including subcommittee conference calls or meetings as needed, and (3) frequently drafting, preparing, or commenting on proposed recommendations to be evaluated at Committee meetings; (3) Short biography of nominee, including credentials; (4) Brief description of the company, trade association, or organization to be represented and its business activities; DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 company size (number of employees and annual sales); and export markets served; (5) An affirmative statement that the nominee is not a Federally registered lobbyist, and that the nominee understands that if appointed, he/she will not be allowed to continue to serve as a Committee member if the nominee becomes a Federally registered lobbyist; (6) An affirmative statement that the nominee meets all Committee eligibility requirements. Please do not send company, trade association, or organization brochures or any other information. Nominations may be emailed to Ryan.Mulholland@trade.gov or faxed to the attention of Ryan Mulholland at 202–482–5665, or mailed to Ryan Mulholland, Office of Energy & Environmental Industries, Room 4053, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230, and must be received before August 15, 2014. Nominees selected for appointment to the Committee will be notified by return mail. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ryan Mulholland, Office of Energy & Environmental Industries, Room 4053, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; phone 202–482–4693; fax 202–482–5665; email Ryan.Mulholland@trade.gov. Dated: June 17, 2014. Edward A. O’Malley, Director, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries. 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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 120 (Monday, June 23, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Page 35524]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-14546]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Reestablishment of the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency 
Advisory Committee and Solicitation of Nominations for Membership

AGENCY: Renewable Energy and Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory 
Committee: International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of 
Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of Reestablishment of the Renewable Energy and Energy 
Efficiency Advisory Committee and Solicitation of Nominations for 
Membership.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 
5 U.S.C. App., the Department of Commerce announces the reestablishment 
of the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee (the 
Committee). The Committee shall advise the Secretary of Commerce 
regarding the development and administration of programs and policies 
to expand the competitiveness of U.S. exports of renewable energy and 
energy efficiency goods and services, in accordance with applicable 
United States regulations. The Committee's work on energy efficiency 
will focus on technologies, services, and platforms that provide 
system-level energy efficiency to electricity generation, transmission, 
and distribution. These include smart grid technologies and services, 
as well as equipment and systems that increase the resiliency of power 
infrastructure. For the purposes of this Committee, covered goods and 
services will not include vehicles, feedstock for biofuels, or energy 
efficiency as it relates to consumer goods. Non-fossil fuels that are 
considered renewable fuels (e.g., liquid biofuels and pellets) are 
included. This notice also requests nominations for membership.

DATES: Nominations for members must be received on or before 4:00 p.m. 
Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on August 15, 2014.
    Nominations: The Secretary of Commerce invites nominations to the 
committee, of U.S. citizens who will represent U.S. companies in the 
renewable energy and energy efficiency sector that trade 
internationally, or U.S. trade associations or other U.S. private 
sector organizations with activities focused on the competitiveness of 
U.S. exports of renewable energy and energy efficiency goods and 
services. No member may represent a company that is majority owned or 
controlled by a foreign government entity or foreign government 
entities. Nominees meeting the eligibility requirements will be 
considered based upon their ability to carry out the goals of the 
Committee as articulated above. If you are interested in applying or 
nominating someone else to become a member of the Committee, please 
provide the following information:
    (1) Sponsor letter on the company's, trade association's or 
organization's letterhead containing the name, title, and relevant 
contact information (including phone, fax, and email address) of the 
individual requesting consideration;
    (2) An affirmative statement that the nominee will be able to meet 
the expected time commitments of Committee work. Committee work 
includes (1) attending in-person committee meetings roughly four times 
per year (lasting one day each), (2) undertaking additional work 
outside of full committee meetings including subcommittee conference 
calls or meetings as needed, and (3) frequently drafting, preparing, or 
commenting on proposed recommendations to be evaluated at Committee 
meetings;
    (3) Short biography of nominee, including credentials;
    (4) Brief description of the company, trade association, or 
organization to be represented and its business activities; company 
size (number of employees and annual sales); and export markets served;
    (5) An affirmative statement that the nominee is not a Federally 
registered lobbyist, and that the nominee understands that if 
appointed, he/she will not be allowed to continue to serve as a 
Committee member if the nominee becomes a Federally registered 
lobbyist;
    (6) An affirmative statement that the nominee meets all Committee 
eligibility requirements. Please do not send company, trade 
association, or organization brochures or any other information.
    Nominations may be emailed to Ryan.Mulholland@trade.gov or faxed to 
the attention of Ryan Mulholland at 202-482-5665, or mailed to Ryan 
Mulholland, Office of Energy & Environmental Industries, Room 4053, 
U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, 
DC 20230, and must be received before August 15, 2014. Nominees 
selected for appointment to the Committee will be notified by return 
mail.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ryan Mulholland, Office of Energy & 
Environmental Industries, Room 4053, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 
Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; phone 202-482-4693; fax 
202-482-5665; email Ryan.Mulholland@trade.gov.

    Dated: June 17, 2014.
Edward A. O'Malley,
Director, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries.
[FR Doc. 2014-14546 Filed 6-20-14; 8:45 am]
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