Application to Export Electric Energy; Tenaska Energía de Mexico, S. de R.L. de C.V., 15295 [2016-06400]

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ACTION: Notice of application. asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: ´ Tenaska Energıa de Mexico, S. de R.L. de C.V. (Applicant or TEM) has applied for authority to transmit electric energy from the United States to Mexico pursuant to section 202(e) of the Federal Power Act. SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:34 Mar 21, 2016 Jkt 238001 Comments, protests, or motions to intervene must be submitted on or before April 21, 2016. ADDRESSES: Comments, protests, motions to intervene, or requests for more information should be addressed to: Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, Mail Code: OE–20, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585–0350. Because of delays in handling conventional mail, it is recommended that documents be transmitted by overnight mail, by electronic mail to Electricity.Exports@ hq.doe.gov, or by facsimile to 202–586– 8008. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Exports of electricity from the United States to a foreign country are regulated by the Department of Energy (DOE) pursuant to sections 301(b) and 402(f) of the Department of Energy Organization Act (42 U.S.C. 7151(b), 7172(f)) and require authorization under section 202(e) of the Federal Power Act (16 U.S.C. 824a(e)). On March 10, 2016, DOE received an application from TEM for authority to transmit electric energy from the United States to Mexico as a power marketer for a five-year term using existing international transmission facilities. TEM will be submitting an application requesting the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) authorization to make wholesale power sales at market-based rates. TEM will also register with the Public Utility Commission of Texas (the PUCT). In its application, TEM states that it does not own or control any electric generation or transmission facilities, and it does not have a franchised service area. The electric energy that TEM proposes to export to Mexico would be surplus energy purchased from third parties such as electric utilities and Federal power marketing agencies pursuant to voluntary agreements. The existing international transmission facilities to be utilized by the Applicant have previously been authorized by Presidential permits issued pursuant to Executive Order 10485, as amended, and are appropriate for open access transmission by third parties. Procedural Matters: Any person desiring to be heard in this proceeding should file a comment or protest to the application at the address provided above. Protests should be filed in accordance with Rule 211 of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) Rules of Practice and Procedures (18 CFR 385.211). Any person desiring to become a party to these proceedings should file a motion to intervene at the DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00076 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 15295 above address in accordance with FERC Rule 214 (18 CFR 385.214). Five copies of such comments, protests, or motions to intervene should be sent to the address provided above on or before the date listed above. Comments and other filings concerning TEM’s application to export electric energy to Mexico should be clearly marked with OE Docket No. EA– 417. An additional copy is to be provided to Norma Iacovo, Tenaska Power Services Co., 1701 E. Lamar Blvd., Suite 100, Arlington, TX 76006 and Neil Levy, 1700 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20006. A final decision will be made on this application after the environmental impacts have been evaluated pursuant to DOE’s National Environmental Policy Act Implementing Procedures (10 CFR part 1021) and after a determination is made by DOE that the proposed action will not have an adverse impact on the sufficiency of supply or reliability of the U.S. electric power supply system. 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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

[OE Docket No. EA-417]


Application to Export Electric Energy; Tenaska Energ[iacute]a de 
Mexico, S. de R.L. de C.V.

AGENCY: Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, DOE.

ACTION: Notice of application.

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SUMMARY: Tenaska Energ[iacute]a de Mexico, S. de R.L. de C.V. 
(Applicant or TEM) has applied for authority to transmit electric 
energy from the United States to Mexico pursuant to section 202(e) of 
the Federal Power Act.

DATES: Comments, protests, or motions to intervene must be submitted on 
or before April 21, 2016.

ADDRESSES: Comments, protests, motions to intervene, or requests for 
more information should be addressed to: Office of Electricity Delivery 
and Energy Reliability, Mail Code: OE-20, U.S. Department of Energy, 
1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585-0350. Because of 
delays in handling conventional mail, it is recommended that documents 
be transmitted by overnight mail, by electronic mail to 
Electricity.Exports@hq.doe.gov, or by facsimile to 202-586-8008.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Exports of electricity from the United 
States to a foreign country are regulated by the Department of Energy 
(DOE) pursuant to sections 301(b) and 402(f) of the Department of 
Energy Organization Act (42 U.S.C. 7151(b), 7172(f)) and require 
authorization under section 202(e) of the Federal Power Act (16 U.S.C. 
824a(e)).
    On March 10, 2016, DOE received an application from TEM for 
authority to transmit electric energy from the United States to Mexico 
as a power marketer for a five-year term using existing international 
transmission facilities. TEM will be submitting an application 
requesting the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) 
authorization to make wholesale power sales at market-based rates. TEM 
will also register with the Public Utility Commission of Texas (the 
PUCT).
    In its application, TEM states that it does not own or control any 
electric generation or transmission facilities, and it does not have a 
franchised service area. The electric energy that TEM proposes to 
export to Mexico would be surplus energy purchased from third parties 
such as electric utilities and Federal power marketing agencies 
pursuant to voluntary agreements. The existing international 
transmission facilities to be utilized by the Applicant have previously 
been authorized by Presidential permits issued pursuant to Executive 
Order 10485, as amended, and are appropriate for open access 
transmission by third parties.
    Procedural Matters: Any person desiring to be heard in this 
proceeding should file a comment or protest to the application at the 
address provided above. Protests should be filed in accordance with 
Rule 211 of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (FERC) Rules of 
Practice and Procedures (18 CFR 385.211). Any person desiring to become 
a party to these proceedings should file a motion to intervene at the 
above address in accordance with FERC Rule 214 (18 CFR 385.214). Five 
copies of such comments, protests, or motions to intervene should be 
sent to the address provided above on or before the date listed above.
    Comments and other filings concerning TEM's application to export 
electric energy to Mexico should be clearly marked with OE Docket No. 
EA-417. An additional copy is to be provided to Norma Iacovo, Tenaska 
Power Services Co., 1701 E. Lamar Blvd., Suite 100, Arlington, TX 76006 
and Neil Levy, 1700 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20006.
    A final decision will be made on this application after the 
environmental impacts have been evaluated pursuant to DOE's National 
Environmental Policy Act Implementing Procedures (10 CFR part 1021) and 
after a determination is made by DOE that the proposed action will not 
have an adverse impact on the sufficiency of supply or reliability of 
the U.S. electric power supply system.
    Copies of this application will be made available, upon request, 
for public inspection and copying at the address provided above, by 
accessing the program Web site at http://energy.gov/node/11845, or by 
emailing Angela Troy at Angela.Troy@hq.doe.gov.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on March 14, 2016.
Christopher Lawrence,
Electricity Policy Analyst, Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy 
Reliability.
[FR Doc. 2016-06400 Filed 3-21-16; 8:45 am]
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