Notice of Filing of Self-Certification of Coal Capability Under the Powerplant and Industrial Fuel Use Act, 19962-19963 [2016-07874]

Download as PDF 19962 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 66 / Wednesday, April 6, 2016 / Notices the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy and its components. The survey results are analyzed by the Leadership and Organizational Development Office to assess the progress of the current human capital strategy and to address emerging human capital and training issues. Affected Public: Business. Annual Burden Hours: 76.5. Number of Respondents: 153. Responses Per Respondent: 2. Annual Responses: 306. Average Burden per Response: 15 minutes. Frequency: On occasion. Respondents are defense contractors employed by Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy who provide analytic, administrative, and operations services. The survey is administered to all employees of the Office of Secretary of Defense for Policy as required by the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy to assess the effectiveness and progress of the current human capital strategy. If contractors are not permitted to take the survey then the assessment effectively excludes ∼20% of the employee population, diminishing the accuracy of the survey and resulting conclusions. Dated: April 1, 2016. Aaron Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 2016–07848 Filed 4–5–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION [Docket No.: ED–2016–ICCD–0041] Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Teacher Incentive Fund (TIF) Application (1894–0001) Office of Innovation and Improvement (OII), Department of Education (ED). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing a new information collection. 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Written requests for information or comments submitted by postal mail or delivery should be addressed to the Director of the Information Collection Clearance Division, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., LBJ, Room 2E–115, Washington, DC 20202–4537. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For specific questions related to collection activities, please contact Corinne Sauri, 202–260–2533. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of Education (ED), in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)), provides the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed, revised, and continuing collections of information. This helps the Department assess the impact of its information collection requirements and minimize the public’s reporting burden. It also helps the public understand the Department’s information collection requirements and provide the requested data in the desired format. ED is soliciting comments on the proposed information collection request (ICR) that is described below. The Department of Education is especially interested in public comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is this collection necessary to the proper functions of the Department; (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the Department enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the Department minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, including through the use of information technology. Please note that written comments received in response to this notice will be considered public records. Title of Collection: Teacher Incentive Fund (TIF) Application (1894–0001). OMB Control Number: 1855-New. Type of Review: A new information collection. Respondents/Affected Public: State, Local and Tribal Governments. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 120. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 29,760. PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Abstract: The Teacher Incentive Fund (TIF) is a competitive grant program through the Department of Education, Office of Innovation and Improvement. The TIF is designed to support projects that develop and implement performance-based compensation systems for teachers, principals, and other personnel in order to increase educator effectiveness and student achievement in high-need schools. Dated: April 1, 2016. Tomakie Washington, Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Office of the Chief Privacy Officer, Office of Management. [FR Doc. 2016–07849 Filed 4–5–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY [Certification Notice—238] Notice of Filing of Self-Certification of Coal Capability Under the Powerplant and Industrial Fuel Use Act Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, DOE. ACTION: Notice of Filing. AGENCY: On March 15, 2016, Middlesex Energy Center, LLC, as owner and operator of a new combined cycle electric powerplant, submitted a coal capability self-certification to the Department of Energy (DOE) pursuant to § 201(d) of the Powerplant and Industrial Fuel Use Act of 1978 (FUA), as amended, and DOE regulations in 10 CFR 501.60, 61. FUA and regulations thereunder require DOE to publish a notice of filing of self-certification in the Federal Register. 42 U.S.C. 8311(d) and 10 CFR 501.61(c). ADDRESSES: Copies of coal capability self-certification filings are available for public inspection, upon request, in the Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, Mail Code OE–20, Room 8G–024, Forrestal Building, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher Lawrence at (202) 586– 5260. SUMMARY: Title II of FUA, as amended (42 U.S.C. 8301 et seq.), provides that no new base load electric powerplant may be constructed or operated without the capability to use coal or another alternate fuel as a primary energy source. Pursuant to FUA in order to meet the requirement of coal capability, the owner or operator of such a facility proposing to use natural gas or petroleum as its primary energy source SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\06APN1.SGM 06APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 66 / Wednesday, April 6, 2016 / Notices shall certify to the Secretary of Energy (Secretary) prior to construction, or prior to operation as a base load electric powerplant, that such powerplant has the capability to use coal or another alternate fuel. Such certification establishes compliance with FUA section 201(a) as of the date it is filed with the Secretary. 42 U.S.C. 8311. The following owner of a proposed new combined cycle electric powerplant has filed a self-certification of coalcapability with DOE pursuant to FUA section 201(d) and in accordance with DOE regulations in 10 CFR 501.60, 61: OWNER: Middlesex Energy Center, LLC, CAPACITY: 560 megawatts (MW). PLANT LOCATION: Borough of Sayreville, Middlesex County, New Jersey. IN-SERVICE DATE: May 2019. Issued in Washington, DC, on March 30, 2016. Christopher Lawrence, Electricity Policy Analyst, Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability. 11:59 p.m. ET. You will be notified via email on April 11 if you were confirmed as an attendee. All individuals, including those not able to attend will have the opportunity to submit comments to the RFI until 5:00 p.m. ET April 29, 2016. DATES: DOE will host the Stakeholder Meeting from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 27, 2016. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Capitol Hilton, 1001 16th St. NW., Washington, DC 20036. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Maggie Yancey, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Ave. SW., Washington, DC 20585. Telephone: (202) 586–4536. For email, please include in the subject line ‘‘Further Information,’’ and in the body of the email: your name, organization, contact information, and your specific question or inquiry. MHKRFI1570@ee.doe.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: [FR Doc. 2016–07874 Filed 4–5–16; 8:45 am] Public Participation BILLING CODE 6450–01–P The event is open to the public based upon space availability. All individuals, including those not able to attend will have the opportunity to submit comments to the RFI until 5:00 p.m. ET April 29, 2016. The RFI is posted on the EERE Exchange Web site: https://goo.gl/ Ei6ppc. Participants should limit information and comments to those based on personal experience, individual advice, information, or facts regarding this topic. It is not the object of this session to obtain any group position or consensus from the meeting participants. To most effectively use the limited time, please refrain from passing judgment on another participant’s recommendations or advice, and instead, concentrate on your individual experiences. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Notice of the Stakeholder Meeting To Receive Input on the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Outyear Marine and Hydrokinetic Program Strategy Wind and Water Power Technologies Office, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy (DOE). ACTION: Notice of the Stakeholder Meeting. AGENCY: The Wind and Water Power Technologies Office within the U.S. DOE intends to hold a Stakeholder Meeting on the request for information (RFI) to receive input for the U.S. DOE Outyear Marine and Hydrokinetic Program Strategy in Washington, DC on April 27, 2016. 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[FR Doc. 2016–07867 Filed 4–5–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Combined Notice of Filings #1 Take notice that the Commission received the following electric corporate filings: Docket Numbers: EC16–96–000. PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 19963 Applicants: Tucson Electric Power Company. Description: Application of Tucson Electric Power Company under FPA Section 203. Filed Date: 3/29/16. Accession Number: 20160329–5214. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 5/31/16. Docket Numbers: EC16–97–000. Applicants: GP Renewables & Trading, LLC. Description: Application of GP Renewables & Trading LLC for Approval Pursuant to Section 203 of the Federal Power Act. Filed Date: 3/30/16. Accession Number: 20160330–5279. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 4/20/16. Take notice that the Commission received the following exempt wholesale generator filings: Docket Numbers: EG16–77–000. Applicants: MS Solar 3, LLC. Description: Self-Certification of EG or FC of MS Solar 3, LLC. Filed Date: 3/31/16. Accession Number: 20160331–5039. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 4/21/16. Docket Numbers: EG16–78–000. Applicants: MS Solar 2, LLC. Description: Self-Certification of EG or FC of MS Solar 2, LLC. Filed Date: 3/31/16. Accession Number: 20160331–5040. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 4/21/16. Take notice that the Commission received the following electric rate filings: Docket Numbers: ER13–1939–003. Applicants: Southwest Power Pool, Inc. Description: Compliance filing: Order 1000 Interregional Compliance Filing Pursuant to the February 2 Order to be effective 1/1/2015. Filed Date: 3/3/16. Accession Number: 20160303–5149. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 4/11/16. Docket Numbers: ER15–2265–002. Applicants: Southwest Power Pool, Inc. Description: Compliance filing: Compliance Filing Revising Resource Hubs to be effective 9/23/2015. Filed Date: 3/30/16. Accession Number: 20160330–5247. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 4/20/16. 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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 66 (Wednesday, April 6, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 19962-19963]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-07874]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

[Certification Notice--238]


Notice of Filing of Self-Certification of Coal Capability Under 
the Powerplant and Industrial Fuel Use Act

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

ACTION: Notice of Filing.

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SUMMARY: On March 15, 2016, Middlesex Energy Center, LLC, as owner and 
operator of a new combined cycle electric powerplant, submitted a coal 
capability self-certification to the Department of Energy (DOE) 
pursuant to Sec.  201(d) of the Powerplant and Industrial Fuel Use Act 
of 1978 (FUA), as amended, and DOE regulations in 10 CFR 501.60, 61. 
FUA and regulations thereunder require DOE to publish a notice of 
filing of self-certification in the Federal Register. 42 U.S.C. 8311(d) 
and 10 CFR 501.61(c).

ADDRESSES: Copies of coal capability self-certification filings are 
available for public inspection, upon request, in the Office of 
Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, Mail Code OE-20, Room 8G-
024, Forrestal Building, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 
20585.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher Lawrence at (202) 586-
5260.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title II of FUA, as amended (42 U.S.C. 8301 
et seq.), provides that no new base load electric powerplant may be 
constructed or operated without the capability to use coal or another 
alternate fuel as a primary energy source. Pursuant to FUA in order to 
meet the requirement of coal capability, the owner or operator of such 
a facility proposing to use natural gas or petroleum as its primary 
energy source

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shall certify to the Secretary of Energy (Secretary) prior to 
construction, or prior to operation as a base load electric powerplant, 
that such powerplant has the capability to use coal or another 
alternate fuel. Such certification establishes compliance with FUA 
section 201(a) as of the date it is filed with the Secretary. 42 U.S.C. 
8311.
    The following owner of a proposed new combined cycle electric 
powerplant has filed a self-certification of coal-capability with DOE 
pursuant to FUA section 201(d) and in accordance with DOE regulations 
in 10 CFR 501.60, 61:
    OWNER: Middlesex Energy Center, LLC,
    CAPACITY: 560 megawatts (MW).
    PLANT LOCATION: Borough of Sayreville, Middlesex County, New 
Jersey.
    IN-SERVICE DATE: May 2019.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on March 30, 2016.
 Christopher Lawrence,
Electricity Policy Analyst, Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy 
Reliability.
[FR Doc. 2016-07874 Filed 4-5-16; 8:45 am]
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