Common Performance Metrics; Request for Information on Common Performance Metrics for RTOs and ISOs and Utilities Outside RTO and ISO Regions, 50847-50848 [2015-20743]

Download as PDF 50847 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 162 / Friday, August 21, 2015 / Notices FERC–725—CERTIFICATION OF THE ERO; PROCEDURES FOR ELECTRIC RELIABILITY STANDARDS Electric Reliability Organization (ERO) 1. Number of respondents Type of reporting requirement Self-Assessment ..... Number of responses per respondent Total number of responses Average burden hours & cost per response Estimated total annual burden & cost (A) Type of respondent (B) 4 (A) × (B) = (C) (D) (C) × (D) ................................. .2 .2 7,800 1,560 $114,941 5 $574,704 Reliability Assessments. Reliability Compliance. Standards Development. Other Reporting ...... ................................. 5.5 5.5 15,600 85,800 $6,321,744 24,960 $1,839,053 28,080 $1,865,916 2,080 $270,130 26,624 $1,769,164 124,800 $8,292,960 324,480 $23,907,688 18,720 $1,243,944 8,320 $1,080,520 2,312 $170,221 578,400 $42,616,512 5 $1,149,408 ................................. 2 2 12,480 5 $919,526 ................................. 1 1 28,080 6 $1,865,916 1 .............................. 1 1 2080 7 $270,130 Regional Entities ..... Self-Assessment ..... ................................. .2 1.6 16,640 6 $1,105,728 Reliability Assessments. Reliability Compliance. Standards Development. Other Reporting ...... ................................. 1 8 15,600 6 $1,036,620 ................................. 1 8 40,560 5 $2,988,461 ................................. 1 8 2,340 6 $155,493 8 .............................. 1 8 1,040 7 $135,065 Registered Entities .. Stakeholder Survey ................................. .2 289 8 5 $589 Reliability Compliance. estimated 1446 ....... 1 N/A Total Burden Hours. Total Cost .. 142,480 hrs. 502,944 hrs. 580,712 hrs. ................................. ................................. ............................ ............................ ........................ 1,226,136 hrs. ................................. ................................. ............................ ............................ ........................ $89,492,791 Comments: Comments are invited on: (1) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the rmajette on DSK7SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 400 5 $29,472 Subtotals: ERO Regional Registered 4 In all instances below where the number of responses per respondent is ‘‘1’’ the Commission acknowledges that actual number of responses varies and cannot be estimated clearly. 5 Uses the weighted hourly average wage (salary plus benefits) for electrical engineers and lawyers obtained from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (data for May 2014, posted on 4/1/2015 at http:// www.bls.gov/oes/current/naics2_22.htm): $91.82/ hour. The weighted average used the following calculation: [(0.20) * ($129.87) + (0.60) * ($66.45) + (0.2) * ($39.18)] = $73.68. $129.87/hour is the wage for lawyers. $66.45/hour is the wage for engineers. $39.17/hour is the wage for office and administrative support. Occupation codes are 23– 0000, 17–2071, and 43–0000 respectively. 6 Uses the hourly average wage (salary plus benefits) for electrical engineers obtained from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (data for May 2014, posted on 4/1/2015 at http://www.bls.gov/oes/ current/naics2_22.htm): $66.45/hour. Occupation code is 17–2071. 7 Uses the hourly average wage (salary plus benefits) for lawyers obtained from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (data for May 2014, posted on 4/1/ 2015 at http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/naics2_ 22.htm): $129.87/hour. Occupation code is 23– 0000. VerDate Sep<11>2014 1446 15:07 Aug 20, 2015 Jkt 235001 Commission, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden and cost of the collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Dated: August 17, 2015. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2015–20744 Filed 8–20–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00029 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. AD14–15–000] Common Performance Metrics; Request for Information on Common Performance Metrics for RTOs and ISOs and Utilities Outside RTO and ISO Regions On August 26, 2014, Commission Staff issued a ‘‘Common Metrics Report,’’ establishing 30 common metrics for independent system operators (ISOs), regional transmission organizations (RTOs), and utilities in non-ISO/RTO regions. In that report, Commission Staff indicated that upon approval by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for additional data collection, a notice would be issued requesting that the ISOs, RTOs, and participating utilities in non-ISO/RTO regions provide performance E:\FR\FM\21AUN1.SGM 21AUN1 50848 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 162 / Friday, August 21, 2015 / Notices [FR Doc. 2015–20743 Filed 8–20–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P Federal Energy Regulatory Commission LNG Development Company, LLC; Oregon Pipeline Company, LLC; Northwest Pipeline LLC; Notice of Public Meetings for Comments On the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Oregon LNG Terminal and Pipeline Project and Washington Expansion Project The staff of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) has prepared a draft environmental impact statement (EIS) for the Oregon LNG Terminal and Pipeline Project rmajette on DSK7SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Kent Senior Activity Center, 600 East Smith Street, Kent, Washington 98030, (253) 856–5150. Sedro-Woolley Community Center, 703 Pacific Street, Sedro-Woolley, Washington 98284, (360) 855– 3568. Snohomish Senior Center, 506 4th Street, Snohomish, WA 98290, (360) 568–0934. Southwest Washington Fairgrounds-Community Events Building, 2555 N National Avenue, Chehalis, Washington 98532, (360) 736–6072. Clatsop County FairgroundsExhibit Hall, 92937 Walluski Loop, Astoria, Oregon 97103, (503) 325– 4600. Clatsop County FairgroundsExhibit Hall, 92937 Walluski Loop, Astoria, Oregon 97103, (503) 325– 4600. Vernonia High School-Commons Area, 1000 Missouri Avenue, Vernonia, Oregon 97064, (503) 429–1333. Summit Grove Lodge, 30810 NE Timmen Road, Ridgefield, WA 98642, 360–263–6623. Red Lion Hotel, 510 S Kelso Drive, Kelso, Washington 98626, (360) 636–4400. September 16, 2015, 6 p.m.–9 p.m. [Docket Nos. CP09–6–001; CP09–7–001; Docket No. CP13–507–000] 1 Common Metrics Commission Staff Report, Docket No. AD14–15–000, at 4 (Aug. 26, 2014). 2 On August 6, 2015, OMB approved a request for reinstatement and revision of information collection FERC–922, ‘‘Performance Metrics for ISOs, RTOs and Regions Outside ISOs and RTOs’’ (OMB Control No. 1902–0262). 3 Information should be submitted in docket no. AD14–15–000. Submissions must be formatted and filed in accordance with the submission guidelines described at: http://www.ferc.gov/resources/guides/ submission-guide.asp. Submissions must be in an acceptable file format as described at: http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/elibrary/accept-fileformats.asp. The numeric values corresponding to all charts and tables containing metrics must be submitted in an accompanying file, in one of the following formats: Microsoft Office 2003/2007/ 2010: Excel (.xls or .xlsx), or ASCII Comma Separated Value (.csv). 15:07 Aug 20, 2015 Location Dated: August 17, 2015. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. September 15, 2015, 6 p.m.–9 p.m. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY VerDate Sep<11>2014 process by Commission staff, after which speakers will be called. The meeting will end once all speakers have provided their comments or at the end time for each meeting stated above, whichever comes first. If a significant number of people are interested in providing verbal comments, a time limit of three minutes may be implemented for each commenter to ensure all those wishing to comment have the opportunity to do so within the designated meeting time. Speakers should structure their oral comments accordingly. If time limits are implemented, they will be strictly enforced to ensure that as many individuals as possible are given an opportunity to comment. It is important to note that oral comments hold the same weight as written or electronically submitted comments. September 14, 2015, 6 p.m.–9 p.m. Dated: August 17, 2015. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. proposed by LNG Development Company, LLC and Oregon Pipeline Company, LLC and the Washington Expansion Project proposed by Northwest Pipeline LLC in the abovereferenced dockets. The draft EIS was issued on August 5, 2015, and the public comment period for the document will end on October 6, 2015. The notice of availability for the draft EIS clarifies the methods to submit written and electronic comments. In lieu of sending written or electronic comments, the Commission invites you to attend one of the public comment meetings its staff will conduct in the project area to receive oral comments on the draft EIS. Transcripts of the meetings will be available for review in eLibrary under the project docket numbers. The meeting times and locations are provided below. Date and time information on the common metrics on a schedule to be specified in the notice.1 Consistent with the OMB-approved data collection 2 and past practice regarding this effort, ISOs, RTOs, and utilities in non-ISO/RTO regions are encouraged to submit information responsive to the 30 common metrics listed in the August 2014 report. Information submitted should cover the 2010–2014 period, and should be submitted by October 30, 2015.3 Commission staff plans to contact representatives of the ISOs, RTOs, and utilities in non-ISO/RTO regions that have previously participated in this effort. For further information, please contact: Eric Krall, Office of Energy Market Regulation, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426, (202) 502– 6180, eric.krall@ferc.gov. Jkt 235001 September 17, 2015, 6 p.m.–9 p.m. September 21, 2015, 1 p.m.–4 p.m. September 21, 2015, 6 p.m.–9 p.m. September 22, 2015, 6 p.m.–9 p.m. September 23, 2015, 6 p.m.–9 p.m. September 24, 2015, 6 p.m.–9 p.m. The Commission’s staff will begin the sign-up of speakers one-half hour before the meeting begins. The comment meeting will begin with a brief description of our environmental review PO 00000 Frm 00030 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [FR Doc. 2015–20742 Filed 8–20–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 13511–002] Igiugig Village Council; Notice Concluding Pre-Filing Process and Approving Process Plan and Schedule a. Type of Filing: Notice of Intent to File an Application for a Hydrokinetic Pilot Project. b. Project No.: 13511–002. c. Date Filed: April 1, 2015. d. Submitted By: Igiugig Village Council (Igiugig). e. Name of Project: Igiugig Hydrokinetic Project. f. Location: On the Kvichak River in the Lake and Peninsula Borough, near the town of Igiugig, Alaska. The project would not occupy any federal lands. g. Filed Pursuant to: 18 CFR 5.3 and 5.5 of the Commission’s regulations. h. Applicant Contact: AlexAnna Salmon, President, Igiugig Village Council, P.O. Box 4008, Igiugig, Alaska 99613; (907) 533–3211. i. FERC Contact: Dianne Rodman (202) 502–6077. j. Igiugig has filed with the Commission: (1) A notice of intent to file an application for a pilot hydrokinetic hydropower project and a draft license application with monitoring plans; (2) a request for waivers of certain Integrated Licensing Process regulations necessary for E:\FR\FM\21AUN1.SGM 21AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. AD14-15-000]


Common Performance Metrics; Request for Information on Common 
Performance Metrics for RTOs and ISOs and Utilities Outside RTO and ISO 
Regions

    On August 26, 2014, Commission Staff issued a ``Common Metrics 
Report,'' establishing 30 common metrics for independent system 
operators (ISOs), regional transmission organizations (RTOs), and 
utilities in non-ISO/RTO regions. In that report, Commission Staff 
indicated that upon approval by the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) for additional data collection, a notice would be issued 
requesting that the ISOs, RTOs, and participating utilities in non-ISO/
RTO regions provide performance

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information on the common metrics on a schedule to be specified in the 
notice.\1\
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    \1\ Common Metrics Commission Staff Report, Docket No. AD14-15-
000, at 4 (Aug. 26, 2014).
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    Consistent with the OMB-approved data collection \2\ and past 
practice regarding this effort, ISOs, RTOs, and utilities in non-ISO/
RTO regions are encouraged to submit information responsive to the 30 
common metrics listed in the August 2014 report. Information submitted 
should cover the 2010-2014 period, and should be submitted by October 
30, 2015.\3\ Commission staff plans to contact representatives of the 
ISOs, RTOs, and utilities in non-ISO/RTO regions that have previously 
participated in this effort.
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    \2\ On August 6, 2015, OMB approved a request for reinstatement 
and revision of information collection FERC-922, ``Performance 
Metrics for ISOs, RTOs and Regions Outside ISOs and RTOs'' (OMB 
Control No. 1902-0262).
    \3\ Information should be submitted in docket no. AD14-15-000. 
Submissions must be formatted and filed in accordance with the 
submission guidelines described at: http://www.ferc.gov/resources/guides/submission-guide.asp. Submissions must be in an acceptable 
file format as described at: http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/elibrary/accept-file-formats.asp. The numeric values corresponding 
to all charts and tables containing metrics must be submitted in an 
accompanying file, in one of the following formats: Microsoft Office 
2003/2007/2010: Excel (.xls or .xlsx), or ASCII Comma Separated 
Value (.csv).
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    For further information, please contact: Eric Krall, Office of 
Energy Market Regulation, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 
First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426, (202) 502-6180, 
eric.krall@ferc.gov.

    Dated: August 17, 2015.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
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