Palo Verde Power; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications, 4281-4282 [2016-01458]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 16 / Tuesday, January 26, 2016 / Notices The first page of any filing should include docket number P–12470–010. k. Description of Project Facilities: The unconstructed project is authorized to be located on the downstream side of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Broken Bow Re-Regulation Dam. The project license approved the following new facilities: (1) Three steel 93.5-footlong penstocks inside the 10-footdiameter outlet conduit; (2) trashracks; (3) a 112-foot-wide by 23-foot-long powerhouse containing three generating units having a total installed capacity of 4.0 megawatts; (4) a tailrace returning flows to the Little River; (5) a 1,891-footlong, 13.5-kilovolt (kV) primary transmission; and (6) appurtenant facilities. l. Description of Proceeding: On December 21, 2015, the City of Broken Bow, Oklahoma filed an application to surrender the license for the unconstructed Broken Bow ReRegulation Dam Hydropower Project. In its filing, the licensee states the project is not financially feasible or constructible because it is unable to enter into a power sales agreement to sell project energy. m. This filing may be viewed on the Commission’s Web site at http://www. ferc.gov/docs-filing/elibrary.asp. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in the docket number field to access the document. You may also register online at http://www.ferc.gov/ docs-filing/esubscription.asp to be notified via email of new filings and issuances related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, call 1– 866–208–3676 or email FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, for TTY, call (202) 502–8659. A copy is also available for inspection and reproduction in the Commission’s Public Reference Room located at 888 First Street NE., Room 2A, Washington, DC 20426, or by calling (202) 502–8371. n. Individuals desiring to be included on the Commission’s mailing list should so indicate by writing to the Secretary of the Commission. o. Comments, Protests, or Motions to Intervene: Anyone may submit comments, a protest, or a motion to intervene in accordance with the requirements of Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.210, .211, .212 and .214. In determining the appropriate action to take, the Commission will consider all protests or other comments filed, but only those who file a motion to intervene in accordance with the Commission’s Rules may become a party to the proceeding. Any comments, protests, or motions to intervene must be received on or before the specified VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:57 Jan 25, 2016 Jkt 238001 comment date for the particular application. p. Filing and Service of Responsive Documents: Any filing must (1) bear in all capital letters the title ‘‘COMMENTS’’, ‘‘PROTEST’’, or ‘‘MOTION TO INTERVENE’’ as applicable; (2) set forth in the heading the name of the applicant and the project number of the application to which the filing responds; (3) furnish the name, address, and telephone number of the person protesting or intervening; and (4) otherwise comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 385.2001 through 385.2005. All comments, motions to intervene, or protests must set forth their evidentiary basis and otherwise comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 4.34(b). All comments, motions to intervene, or protests should relate to project works which are the subject of the license surrender. Agencies may obtain copies of the application directly from the applicant. A copy of any protest or motion to intervene must be served upon each representative of the applicant specified in the particular application. If an intervener files comments or documents with the Commission relating to the merits of an issue that may affect the responsibilities of a particular resource agency, they must also serve a copy of the document on that resource agency. A copy of all other filings in reference to this application must be accompanied by proof of service on all persons listed in the service list prepared by the Commission in this proceeding, in accordance with 18 CFR 4.34(b) and 385.2010. q. Agency Comments—Federal, state, and local agencies are invited to file comments on the described proceeding. If any agency does not file comments within the time specified for filing comments, it will be presumed to have no comments. Dated: January 20, 2016. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–01467 Filed 1–25–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00037 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 4281 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 14730–000] Palo Verde Power; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications On November 19, 2015, Palo Verde Power filed an application for a preliminary permit, pursuant to section 4(f) of the Federal Power Act (FPA), proposing to study the feasibility of the Palo Verde Hydroelectric Project (Palo Verde Project or project) to be located on the Colorado River, near Blythe, Riverside County, California. The sole purpose of a preliminary permit, if issued, is to grant the permit holder priority to file a license application during the permit term. A preliminary permit does not authorize the permit holder to perform any land-disturbing activities or otherwise enter upon lands or waters owned by others without the owners’ express permission. The proposed project would be located near the existing discharge channel north of Palo Verde Irrigation District’s Palo Verde diversion dam. The applicant proposes to generate power by bypassing the releases the irrigation district now makes through the discharge channel’s gates into the project’s new penstock. The proposed project would consist of: (1) a new 30foot-long concrete and steel penstock; (2) a new 45-foot-long, 45-foot-wide powerhouse containing a single turbine generator unit with an installed capacity of 29 megawatts; (3) a tailrace discharging powerhouse flows to the existing diversion spill area; (4) less than a mile of 161-kilovolt transmission line; and (5) appurtenant facilities. The project would have an estimated average annual energy generation of 161 gigawatt-hours. There are no federal lands associated with the project. Applicant Contact: Michael Blakey, Palo Verde Power, 9734 Diablo Vista Ave., Galt, CA 95632; phone: (209) 251– 3105. FERC Contact: Jim Fargo; phone: (202) 502–6095. Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, competing applications (without notices of intent), or notices of intent to file competing applications: 60 days from the issuance of this notice. Competing applications and notices of intent must meet the requirements of 18 CFR 4.36. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file comments, E:\FR\FM\26JAN1.SGM 26JAN1 4282 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 16 / Tuesday, January 26, 2016 / Notices motions to intervene, notices of intent, and competing applications using the Commission’s eFiling system at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/efiling.asp. Commenters can submit brief comments up to 6,000 characters, without prior registration, using the eComment system at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ ecomment.asp. You must include your name and contact information at the end of your comments. For assistance, please contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, (866) 208–3676 (toll free), or (202) 502–8659 (TTY). In lieu of electronic filing, please send a paper copy to: Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. The first page of any filing should include docket number P–14730–000. More information about this project, including a copy of the application, can be viewed or printed on the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link of Commission’s Web site at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/elibrary.asp. Enter the docket number (P–14730) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. Dated: January 19, 2016. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–01458 Filed 1–25–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 14732–000] mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Energy Resources USA, Inc.; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing And Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications On November 27, 2015, Energy Resources, USA, Inc. filed an application for a preliminary permit, pursuant to section 4(f) of the Federal Power Act (FPA), proposing to study the feasibility of a hydropower project located at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (Corps) Green River Lock and Dam No. 3, located on the Green River in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. The sole purpose of a preliminary permit, if issued, is to grant the permit holder priority to file a license application during the permit term. A preliminary permit does not authorize the permit holder to perform any land-disturbing activities or otherwise enter upon lands or waters owned by others without the owners’ express permission. VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:57 Jan 25, 2016 Jkt 238001 The proposed project would consist of the following: (1) a 770-foot-long, 300foot-wide intake channel with a 85-footlong retaining wall; (2) a 98-foot-long, 82-foot-wide powerhouse containing two generating units with a total capacity of 10 megawatts; (3) a 1,000foot-long, 220-foot-wide tailrace with a 40-foot-long retaining wall; (4) a 4.16/69 kilo-Volt (kV) substation; and (5) a 1mile-long, 69 kV transmission line. The proposed project would have an average annual generation of 54,900 megawatthours, and operate utilizing surplus water from the Green River Lock and Dam No. 3, as directed by the Corps. Applicant Contact: Mr. Ander Gonzalez, Energy Resources USA, Inc., 2655 Le Jeune Road, Suite 804, Coral Gables, Florida 33134. (954) 248–8425. FERC Contact: Dustin Wilson, Dustin.Wilson@ferc.gov; (202) 502– 6528. Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, competing applications (without notices of intent), or notices of intent to file competing applications: 60 days from the issuance of this notice. Competing applications and notices of intent must meet the requirements of 18 CFR 4.36. Comments, motions to intervene, notices of intent, and competing applications may be filed electronically via the Internet. See 18 CFR 385.2001(a)(1)(iii) and the instructions on the Commission’s Web site http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ efiling.asp. Commenters can submit brief comments up to 6,000 characters, without prior registration, using the eComment system at http://www.ferc. gov/docs-filing/ecomment.asp. You must include your name and contact information at the end of your comments. For assistance, please contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or toll free at 1–866–208–3676, or for TTY, (202) 502–8659. Although the Commission strongly encourages electronic filing, documents may also be paper-filed. To paper-file, mail an original and seven copies to: Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. More information about this project, including a copy of the application, can be viewed or printed on the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link of Commission’s Web site at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/elibrary.asp. Enter the docket number (P–14732–000) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: January 19, 2016. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–01460 Filed 1–25–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Combined Notice of Filings #2 Take notice that the Commission received the following exempt wholesale generator filings: Docket Numbers: EG16–39–000. Applicants: Bethel Wind Farm LLC. Description: Notice of SelfCertification of Exempt Wholesale Generator Status of Bethel Wind Farm LLC. Filed Date: 1/20/16. Accession Number: 20160120–5083. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 2/10/16. Docket Numbers: EG16–40–000. Applicants: Tenaska Pennsylvania Partners, LLC. Description: Notice of SelfCertification of Exempt Wholesale Generator Status of Tenaska Pennsylvania Partners, LLC. Filed Date: 1/19/16. Accession Number: 20160119–5422. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 2/9/16. Take notice that the Commission received the following electric rate filings: Docket Numbers: ER10–2331–052; ER14–630–027; ER10–2319–043; ER10– 2317–043; ER13–1351–025; ER10–2330– 050. Applicants: J.P. Morgan Ventures Energy Corporation, AlphaGen Power LLC, BE Alabama LLC, BE CA LLC, Florida Power Development LLC, Utility Contract Funding, L.L.C. Description: Non-Material Change in Status of the J.P. Morgan Sellers. Filed Date: 1/19/16. Accession Number: 20160119–5414. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 2/9/16. Docket Numbers: ER12–1436–010; ER14–152–005; ER14–153–005; ER14– 154–005; ER13–1793–007; ER10–3300– 010; ER13–2386–006; ER10–3099–016; ER10–2740–009; ER10–3143–017; ER10–2742–008; ER12–1260–009; ER10–2329–007. Applicants: Eagle Point Power Generation LLC, Elgin Energy Center, LLC, Gibson City Energy Center, LLC, Grand Tower Energy Center, LLC, Hazle Spindle, LLC, La Paloma Generating Company, LLC, Lakeswind Power Partners, LLC, RC Cape May Holdings, LLC, Rocky Road Power, LLC, Sabine E:\FR\FM\26JAN1.SGM 26JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 16 (Tuesday, January 26, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 4281-4282]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-01458]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 14730-000]


Palo Verde Power; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application 
Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and 
Competing Applications

    On November 19, 2015, Palo Verde Power filed an application for a 
preliminary permit, pursuant to section 4(f) of the Federal Power Act 
(FPA), proposing to study the feasibility of the Palo Verde 
Hydroelectric Project (Palo Verde Project or project) to be located on 
the Colorado River, near Blythe, Riverside County, California. The sole 
purpose of a preliminary permit, if issued, is to grant the permit 
holder priority to file a license application during the permit term. A 
preliminary permit does not authorize the permit holder to perform any 
land-disturbing activities or otherwise enter upon lands or waters 
owned by others without the owners' express permission.
    The proposed project would be located near the existing discharge 
channel north of Palo Verde Irrigation District's Palo Verde diversion 
dam. The applicant proposes to generate power by bypassing the releases 
the irrigation district now makes through the discharge channel's gates 
into the project's new penstock. The proposed project would consist of: 
(1) a new 30-foot-long concrete and steel penstock; (2) a new 45-foot-
long, 45-foot-wide powerhouse containing a single turbine generator 
unit with an installed capacity of 29 megawatts; (3) a tailrace 
discharging powerhouse flows to the existing diversion spill area; (4) 
less than a mile of 161-kilovolt transmission line; and (5) appurtenant 
facilities. The project would have an estimated average annual energy 
generation of 161 gigawatt-hours. There are no federal lands associated 
with the project.
    Applicant Contact: Michael Blakey, Palo Verde Power, 9734 Diablo 
Vista Ave., Galt, CA 95632; phone: (209) 251-3105.
    FERC Contact: Jim Fargo; phone: (202) 502-6095.
    Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, competing 
applications (without notices of intent), or notices of intent to file 
competing applications: 60 days from the issuance of this notice. 
Competing applications and notices of intent must meet the requirements 
of 18 CFR 4.36.
    The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file 
comments,

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motions to intervene, notices of intent, and competing applications 
using the Commission's eFiling system at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/efiling.asp. Commenters can submit brief comments up to 6,000 
characters, without prior registration, using the eComment system at 
http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ecomment.asp. You must include your 
name and contact information at the end of your comments. For 
assistance, please contact FERC Online Support at 
FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, (866) 208-3676 (toll free), or (202) 502-
8659 (TTY). In lieu of electronic filing, please send a paper copy to: 
Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., 
Washington, DC 20426. The first page of any filing should include 
docket number P-14730-000.
    More information about this project, including a copy of the 
application, can be viewed or printed on the ``eLibrary'' link of 
Commission's Web site at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/elibrary.asp. 
Enter the docket number (P-14730) in the docket number field to access 
the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support.

    Dated: January 19, 2016.
Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr.,
Deputy Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2016-01458 Filed 1-25-16; 8:45 am]
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