Central Valley Project, California-Oregon Transmission Project, Pacific Alternating Current Intertie, and Information on the Path 15 Transmission Upgrade-Rate Order No. WAPA-173, 51556 [2015-20976]

Download as PDF 51556 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 164 / Tuesday, August 25, 2015 / Notices Docket No. EL15–89, Boston Energy Trading and Marketing, LLC v Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc. For more information, contact Patrick Clarey, Office of Energy Markets Regulation, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission at (317) 249–5937 or patrick.clarey@ferc.gov, or Christopher Miller, Office of Energy Markets Regulation, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission at (317) 249–5936 or christopher.miller@ferc.gov. Dated: August 19, 2015. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2015–20992 Filed 8–24–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Western Area Power Administration Central Valley Project, CaliforniaOregon Transmission Project, Pacific Alternating Current Intertie, and Information on the Path 15 Transmission Upgrade-Rate Order No. WAPA–173 Western Area Power Administration, DOE. ACTION: Notice of Proposed Extension of Power, Transmission, and Ancillary Services Formula Rates. AGENCY: The Western Area Power Administration (Western), a power marketing administration within the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), proposes to extend the existing Central Valley Project power, transmission, and ancillary services formula rates, California-Oregon Transmission Project transmission formula rate, Pacific Alternating Current Intertie transmission formula rate, and thirdparty transmission service formula rate through September 30, 2019. The existing Rate Schedules CV–F13, CPP– 2, CV–T3, CV–NWT5, COTP–T3, PACI– T3, CV–TPT7, CV–UUP1, CV–SPR4, CV–SUR4, CV–RFS4, CV–EID4, and CV–GID1 expire on September 30, 2016. DATES: A consultation and comment period starts with the publication of this notice and will end on September 24, 2015. Western will accept written comments any time during the consultation and comment period. ADDRESSES: Send written comments to: Mr. Subhash Paluru, Regional Manager, or Ms. Regina Rieger, Rates Manager, Sierra Nevada Region, Western Area Power Administration, 114 Parkshore Drive, Folsom, CA 95630–4710; or email comments to SNR-Rates@wapa.gov. All asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:10 Aug 24, 2015 Jkt 235001 documents that Western used to develop this proposed rate extension are available for inspection and copying at the Sierra Nevada Region, located at 114 Parkshore Drive, Folsom, CA 95630– 4710. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Regina Rieger, Rates Manager, Sierra Nevada Region, Western Area Power Administration, 114 Parkshore Drive, Folsom, CA 95630–4710, telephone (916) 353–4629, email rieger@wapa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Western proposes to extend the current rate schedules through September 30, 2019. A three-year formula rate extension followed by a five-year formula rate adjustment process will align with the end of the 2004 Power Marketing Plan, allowing Western time to review existing formula rate methodologies, solicit input from its customers and other interested parties, and determine whether revisions to those methodologies are warranted. The existing rates provide sufficient revenue to repay all annual expenses, including interest expense, and to repay capital investments within the allowable periods, thus ensuring repayment within the cost recovery criteria set forth in DOE Order RA 6120.2. By Delegation Order No. 00–037.00A, effective October 25, 2013, the Secretary of Energy delegated: (1) The authority to develop power and transmission rates to Western’s Administrator; (2) the authority to confirm, approve, and place such rates into effect on an interim basis to the Deputy Secretary of Energy; and (3) the authority to confirm, approve, and place into effect on a final basis, to remand, or to disapprove such rates to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). FERC confirmed and approved the existing formula rates defined in Rate Schedules CV–F13, CPP–2, CV–T3, CV– NWT5, COTP–T3, PACI–T3, CV–TPT7, CV–UUP1, CV–SPR4, CV–SUR4, CV– RFS4, CV–EID4, and CV–GID1, filed under Rate Order No. WAPA–156,1 on a final basis for five years through September 30, 2016.2 In accordance with 10 CFR 903.23(a), Western proposes to extend the existing power, transmission, and ancillary services formula rates without an adjustment. The rates and revenue requirements resulting from the approved formula rate methodologies are recalculated each year, based on updated financial and operational data. Western notifies customers in writing and posts updated 1 See 76 FR 56,906 (September 14, 2011). U.S. Dept. of Energy, Western Area Power Admin., Docket No. EF11–9–000, 137 FERC ¶ 62,201 (2011). 2 See PO 00000 Frm 00026 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 rates to its Rates Web site: https:// www.wapa.gov/regions/SN/rates/Pages/ rates.aspx and the Open Access SameTime Information Site: http:// www.oasis.oati.com/wasn/index.html, as necessary. In accordance with 10 CFR 903.23, Western determined it is not necessary to hold a public information or public comment forum. Western will post comments received to its Rates Web site, noted above, after the close of the comment period. Comments must be received by the end of the comment and consultation period to ensure they are considered by Western. After review of public comments, Western will take further action on the proposed formula rate extension consistent with 10 CFR 903.23. Dated: August 18, 2015. Mark A. Gabriel, Administrator. [FR Doc. 2015–20976 Filed 8–24–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P EVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OPP–2015–0022; FRL–9932–67] Pesticide Product Registrations; Receipt of Applications for New Uses Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: EPA has received applications to register new uses for pesticide products containing currently registered active ingredients. Pursuant to the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), EPA is hereby providing notice of receipt and opportunity to comment on these applications. SUMMARY: Comments must be received on or before September 24, 2015. 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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 164 (Tuesday, August 25, 2015)]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Western Area Power Administration


Central Valley Project, California-Oregon Transmission Project, 
Pacific Alternating Current Intertie, and Information on the Path 15 
Transmission Upgrade-Rate Order No. WAPA-173

AGENCY: Western Area Power Administration, DOE.

ACTION: Notice of Proposed Extension of Power, Transmission, and 
Ancillary Services Formula Rates.

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SUMMARY: The Western Area Power Administration (Western), a power 
marketing administration within the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), 
proposes to extend the existing Central Valley Project power, 
transmission, and ancillary services formula rates, California-Oregon 
Transmission Project transmission formula rate, Pacific Alternating 
Current Intertie transmission formula rate, and third-party 
transmission service formula rate through September 30, 2019. The 
existing Rate Schedules CV-F13, CPP-2, CV-T3, CV-NWT5, COTP-T3, PACI-
T3, CV-TPT7, CV-UUP1, CV-SPR4, CV-SUR4, CV-RFS4, CV-EID4, and CV-GID1 
expire on September 30, 2016.

DATES: A consultation and comment period starts with the publication of 
this notice and will end on September 24, 2015. Western will accept 
written comments any time during the consultation and comment period.

ADDRESSES: Send written comments to: Mr. Subhash Paluru, Regional 
Manager, or Ms. Regina Rieger, Rates Manager, Sierra Nevada Region, 
Western Area Power Administration, 114 Parkshore Drive, Folsom, CA 
95630-4710; or email comments to SNR-Rates@wapa.gov. All documents that 
Western used to develop this proposed rate extension are available for 
inspection and copying at the Sierra Nevada Region, located at 114 
Parkshore Drive, Folsom, CA 95630-4710.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Regina Rieger, Rates Manager, 
Sierra Nevada Region, Western Area Power Administration, 114 Parkshore 
Drive, Folsom, CA 95630-4710, telephone (916) 353-4629, email 
rieger@wapa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Western proposes to extend the current rate 
schedules through September 30, 2019. A three-year formula rate 
extension followed by a five-year formula rate adjustment process will 
align with the end of the 2004 Power Marketing Plan, allowing Western 
time to review existing formula rate methodologies, solicit input from 
its customers and other interested parties, and determine whether 
revisions to those methodologies are warranted. The existing rates 
provide sufficient revenue to repay all annual expenses, including 
interest expense, and to repay capital investments within the allowable 
periods, thus ensuring repayment within the cost recovery criteria set 
forth in DOE Order RA 6120.2.
    By Delegation Order No. 00-037.00A, effective October 25, 2013, the 
Secretary of Energy delegated: (1) The authority to develop power and 
transmission rates to Western's Administrator; (2) the authority to 
confirm, approve, and place such rates into effect on an interim basis 
to the Deputy Secretary of Energy; and (3) the authority to confirm, 
approve, and place into effect on a final basis, to remand, or to 
disapprove such rates to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 
(FERC).
    FERC confirmed and approved the existing formula rates defined in 
Rate Schedules CV-F13, CPP-2, CV-T3, CV-NWT5, COTP-T3, PACI-T3, CV-
TPT7, CV-UUP1, CV-SPR4, CV-SUR4, CV-RFS4, CV-EID4, and CV-GID1, filed 
under Rate Order No. WAPA-156,\1\ on a final basis for five years 
through September 30, 2016.\2\ In accordance with 10 CFR 903.23(a), 
Western proposes to extend the existing power, transmission, and 
ancillary services formula rates without an adjustment. The rates and 
revenue requirements resulting from the approved formula rate 
methodologies are recalculated each year, based on updated financial 
and operational data. Western notifies customers in writing and posts 
updated rates to its Rates Web site: https://www.wapa.gov/regions/SN/rates/Pages/rates.aspx and the Open Access Same-Time Information Site: 
http://www.oasis.oati.com/wasn/index.html, as necessary.
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    \1\ See 76 FR 56,906 (September 14, 2011).
    \2\ See U.S. Dept. of Energy, Western Area Power Admin., Docket 
No. EF11-9-000, 137 FERC ] 62,201 (2011).
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    In accordance with 10 CFR 903.23, Western determined it is not 
necessary to hold a public information or public comment forum. Western 
will post comments received to its Rates Web site, noted above, after 
the close of the comment period. Comments must be received by the end 
of the comment and consultation period to ensure they are considered by 
Western. After review of public comments, Western will take further 
action on the proposed formula rate extension consistent with 10 CFR 
903.23.

    Dated: August 18, 2015.
Mark A. Gabriel,
Administrator.
[FR Doc. 2015-20976 Filed 8-24-15; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6450-01-P