Reactive Supply Compensation in Markets Operated by Regional Transmission Organizations and Independent System Operators; Supplemental Notice of Workshop, 33526-33527 [2016-12421]

Download as PDF 33526 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 102 / Thursday, May 26, 2016 / Notices comment date. On or before the comment date, it is not necessary to serve motions to intervene or protests on persons other than the Applicant. The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and interventions in lieu of paper using the ‘‘eFiling’’ link at http://www.ferc.gov. Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and 5 copies of the protest or intervention to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. This filing is accessible on-line at http://www.ferc.gov, using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link and is available for review in the Commission’s Public Reference Room in Washington, DC. There is an ‘‘eSubscription’’ link on the Web site that enables subscribers to receive email notification when a document is added to a subscribed docket(s). For assistance with any FERC Online service, please email FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, or call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Comment Date: 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on May 26, 2016. Dated: May 20, 2016. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–12408 Filed 5–25–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. AD16–17–000] Reactive Supply Compensation in Markets Operated by Regional Transmission Organizations and Independent System Operators; Supplemental Notice of Workshop As announced in the Notice of Workshop issued on March 17, 2016, in the above-captioned proceeding,1 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) staff will convene a workshop on June 30, 2016, from 12:00 p.m. (EDT) to 4:00 p.m. (EDT) in the Commission Meeting Room at 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. The workshop will be open to the public, and all interested parties are invited to attend and participate. The workshop will be led by Commission staff, and may be attended by one or more Commissioners. The purpose of the workshop is to discuss compensation for Reactive Supply and Voltage Control (Reactive Supply) within the Regional Transmission Organizations (RTOs) and Independent System Operators (ISOs). Specifically, the workshop will explore the types of costs incurred by generators ISO New England Inc ............................................................................... Garrison Energy Center, LLC ................................................................... Newark Energy Center, LLC .................................................................... Scrubgrass Generating Company, L.P .................................................... CPV Shore, LLC ....................................................................................... C.P. Crane LLC ........................................................................................ GenOn Energy Management, LLC ........................................................... NRG Wholesale Generation LP ............................................................... Talen Energy Marketing, LLC .................................................................. sradovich on DSK3TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Constellation Power Source Generation, LLC ......................................... New Covert Generating Company, LLC .................................................. Panda Liberty LLC .................................................................................... Roundtop Energy LLC .............................................................................. Beaver Dam Energy LLC ......................................................................... FirstEnergy Solutions Corp ...................................................................... Duke Energy Indiana, Inc ......................................................................... Wabash Valley Power Association, Inc .................................................... Consumers Energy Company .................................................................. MidAmerican Energy Company ................................................................ Indiana Municipal Power Agency ............................................................. BIF III Holtwood LLC ................................................................................ Seward Generation, LLC .......................................................................... Northampton Generating Company, L.P .................................................. for providing Reactive Supply capability and service; whether those costs are being recovered solely as compensation for Reactive Supply or whether recovery is also through compensation for other services; and different methods by which generators receive compensation for Reactive Supply (e.g., Commissionapproved revenue requirements, marketwide rates, etc.). The workshop will also explore potential adjustments in compensation methods based on changes in Reactive Supply capability and potential mechanisms to prevent overcompensation for Reactive Supply. Attached to this supplemental notice is an agenda for the workshop, including Reactive Supply compensation topics to be considered for discussion at the workshop. Questions that speakers should be prepared to discuss are grouped by topic. Discussions at the workshop may involve issues raised in proceedings that are pending before the Commission. These proceedings include, but are not limited to: Docket No. ER16–946–001. Docket No. ER15–2735–000. Docket Nos. ER15–1706–001, EL15–97–000. Docket No. ER15–2254–000. Docket Nos. ER15–2589–000, EL16–4–000. Docket Nos. ER16–259–000, ER16–332–000, EL16–21–000. Docket Nos. ER15–2571–000, ER15–2572–000, ER15–2573–000. Docket Nos. ER16–413–000, ER04–1164–001, EL16–28–000. Docket Nos. ER16–277–000, ER16–277–001, ER16–277–002, ER16– 277–003, EL16–44–000, EL16–44–001, ER08–1462–001, EL16–32– 000, ER16–1456–000. Docket Nos. ER16–746–000, ER16–746–001. Docket No. ER16–1226–000. Docket No. ER16–1256–001. Docket No. ER16–1004–000. Docket Nos. ER16–1032–000, EL16–51–000. Docket Nos. ER15–1510–000, ER15–1510–001. Docket Nos. ER16–200–000, ER16–201–000, ER16–200–002. Docket Nos. ER16–435–001, ER16–444–001. Docket No. ER16–1058–000. Docket No. ER16–1062–000. Docket No. EL16–14–000. Docket No. ER16–1530–000. Docket No. ER16–1344–000. Docket No. ER13–1431–001. This workshop will be transcribed and webcast. Transcripts of the workshop will be available for a fee from Ace-Federal Reporters, Inc. at (202) 347–3700. A free webcast of this event will be available through www.ferc.gov. Anyone with internet access who wants to view this event can do so by navigating to the Calendar of Events at www.ferc.gov and locating this event in the Calendar. The event will contain a link to its webcast. The Capitol 1 Reactive Supply Compensation in Markets Operated by Regional Transmission Organizations and Independent System Operators, Docket No. AD16–17–000 (Mar. 17, 2016) (Notice of Workshop). VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:47 May 25, 2016 Jkt 238001 PO 00000 Frm 00068 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\26MYN1.SGM 26MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 102 / Thursday, May 26, 2016 / Notices sradovich on DSK3TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Connection provides technical support for webcasts and offers the option of listening to the workshop via phonebridge for a fee. If you have any questions, visit www.CapitolConnection.org or call (703) 993–3100. Those interested in attending the workshop or viewing the webcast are encouraged to register at https:// www.ferc.gov/whats-new/registration/ 06-30-16-form.asp. Commission workshops are accessible under section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. For accessibility accommodations, please send an email to accessibility@ferc.gov, call (866) 208– 3372 (toll free) or (202) 208–8659 (TTY), or send a FAX to (202) 208–2106 with the required accommodations. Those who wish to file written comments may do so by July 28, 2016. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file comments using the Commission’s eFiling system at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ efiling.asp. 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 AD16–17–000. All comments will be placed in the Commission’s public files and will be available for review at the Commission in the Public Reference Room or may be viewed on the Commission’s Web site at www.ferc.gov using the eLibrary link. Enter AD16–17–000 in the docket number field to access documents. For assistance, please contact FERC Online Support. For more information about this workshop, please contact: Sam Wellborn (Technical Information), Office of Energy Market Regulation— East, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426, (202) 502– 6288, samuel.wellborn@ferc.gov. Gretchen Kershaw (Legal Information), Office of the General Counsel, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426, (202) 502–8213, gretchen.kershaw@ferc.gov. Sarah McKinley (Logistical Information), Office of External Affairs, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426, (202) 502– 8004, sarah.mckinley@ferc.gov. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:47 May 25, 2016 Jkt 238001 Dated: May 19, 2016. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–12421 Filed 5–25–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP16–459–000] Texas Gas Transmission, LLC; Notice of Request Under Blanket Authorization Take notice that on May 12, 2016, Texas Gas Transmission, LLC (Texas Gas), 9 Greenway Plaza, Suite 2800, Houston, Texas 77046, filed in Docket No. CP16–459–000, a prior notice request pursuant to sections 157.205 and 157.216 of the Commission’s regulations under the Natural Gas Act (NGA). Texas Gas seeks authorization to abandon one injection/withdrawal well and related facilities in its Graham Lake natural gas storage facility (Graham Lake), located in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. Texas Gas states that plugging and abandoning the well will have no effect on the certificated physical parameters of Graham Lake, including total inventory, reservoir pressure, reservoir and buffer boundaries, and certificated capacity. Texas Gas proposes to perform these activities under its blanket certificate issued in Docket No. CP82–407–000, all as more fully set forth in the application which is on file with the Commission and open to public inspection. The filing may be viewed on the web at http://www.ferc.gov using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or call toll-free, (886) 208–3676 or TYY, (202) 502–8659. Any questions regarding this application should be directed to J. Kyle Stephens, Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, Texas Gas Transmission, LLC, 9 Greenway Plaza, Suite 2800, Houston, Texas, 77046, or by calling (713) 479– 8033 (telephone) or (713) 479–1818 (fax) kyle.stephens@bwpmlp.com. Any person or the Commission’s Staff may, within 60 days after the issuance of the instant notice by the Commission, file pursuant to Rule 214 of the Commission’s Procedural Rules (18 CFR 385.214) a motion to intervene or notice of intervention and, pursuant to section 157.205 of the Commission’s Regulations under the NGA (18 CFR PO 00000 Frm 00069 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 33527 157.205) a protest to the request. If no protest is filed within the time allowed therefore, the proposed activity shall be deemed to be authorized effective the day after the time allowed for protest. If a protest is filed and not withdrawn within 30 days after the time allowed for filing a protest, the instant request shall be treated as an application for authorization pursuant to section 7 of the NGA. Pursuant to section 157.9 of the Commission’s rules, 18 CFR 157.9, within 90 days of this Notice the Commission staff will either: Complete its environmental assessment (EA) and place it into the Commission’s public record (eLibrary) for this proceeding, or issue a Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review. If a Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review is issued, it will indicate, among other milestones, the anticipated date for the Commission staff’s issuance of the final environmental impact statement (FEIS) or EA for this proposal. The filing of the EA in the Commission’s public record for this proceeding or the issuance of a Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review will serve to notify federal and state agencies of the timing for the completion of all necessary reviews, and the subsequent need to complete all federal authorizations within 90 days of the date of issuance of the Commission staff’s FEIS or EA. Persons who wish to comment only on the environmental review of this project should submit an original and two copies of their comments to the Secretary of the Commission. Environmental commenters will be placed on the Commission’s environmental mailing list, will receive copies of the environmental documents, and will be notified of meetings associated with the Commission’s environmental review process. Environmental commenters will not be required to serve copies of filed documents on all other parties. However, the non-party commenters will not receive copies of all documents filed by other parties or issued by the Commission (except for the mailing of environmental documents issued by the Commission) and will not have the right to seek court review of the Commission’s final order. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings of comments, protests, and interventions via the internet in lieu of paper. See 18 CFR 385.2001(a) (1) (iii) and the instructions on the Commission’s Web site (www.ferc.gov) under the ‘‘e-Filing’’ link. Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and 5 copies of the protest or intervention to the Federal E:\FR\FM\26MYN1.SGM 26MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 102 (Thursday, May 26, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 33526-33527]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. AD16-17-000]


Reactive Supply Compensation in Markets Operated by Regional 
Transmission Organizations and Independent System Operators; 
Supplemental Notice of Workshop

    As announced in the Notice of Workshop issued on March 17, 2016, in 
the above-captioned proceeding,\1\ Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 
(Commission) staff will convene a workshop on June 30, 2016, from 12:00 
p.m. (EDT) to 4:00 p.m. (EDT) in the Commission Meeting Room at 888 
First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. The workshop will be open to 
the public, and all interested parties are invited to attend and 
participate. The workshop will be led by Commission staff, and may be 
attended by one or more Commissioners.
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    \1\ Reactive Supply Compensation in Markets Operated by Regional 
Transmission Organizations and Independent System Operators, Docket 
No. AD16-17-000 (Mar. 17, 2016) (Notice of Workshop).
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    The purpose of the workshop is to discuss compensation for Reactive 
Supply and Voltage Control (Reactive Supply) within the Regional 
Transmission Organizations (RTOs) and Independent System Operators 
(ISOs). Specifically, the workshop will explore the types of costs 
incurred by generators for providing Reactive Supply capability and 
service; whether those costs are being recovered solely as compensation 
for Reactive Supply or whether recovery is also through compensation 
for other services; and different methods by which generators receive 
compensation for Reactive Supply (e.g., Commission-approved revenue 
requirements, market-wide rates, etc.). The workshop will also explore 
potential adjustments in compensation methods based on changes in 
Reactive Supply capability and potential mechanisms to prevent 
overcompensation for Reactive Supply.
    Attached to this supplemental notice is an agenda for the workshop, 
including Reactive Supply compensation topics to be considered for 
discussion at the workshop. Questions that speakers should be prepared 
to discuss are grouped by topic.
    Discussions at the workshop may involve issues raised in 
proceedings that are pending before the Commission. These proceedings 
include, but are not limited to:

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ISO New England Inc....................  Docket No. ER16-946-001.
Garrison Energy Center, LLC............  Docket No. ER15-2735-000.
Newark Energy Center, LLC..............  Docket Nos. ER15-1706-001, EL15-
                                          97-000.
Scrubgrass Generating Company, L.P.....  Docket No. ER15-2254-000.
CPV Shore, LLC.........................  Docket Nos. ER15-2589-000, EL16-
                                          4-000.
C.P. Crane LLC.........................  Docket Nos. ER16-259-000, ER16-
                                          332-000, EL16-21-000.
GenOn Energy Management, LLC...........  Docket Nos. ER15-2571-000, ER15-
                                          2572-000, ER15-2573-000.
NRG Wholesale Generation LP............  Docket Nos. ER16-413-000, ER04-
                                          1164-001, EL16-28-000.
Talen Energy Marketing, LLC............  Docket Nos. ER16-277-000, ER16-
                                          277-001, ER16-277-002, ER16-
                                          277-003, EL16-44-000, EL16-44-
                                          001, ER08-1462-001, EL16-32-
                                          000, ER16-1456-000.
Constellation Power Source Generation,   Docket Nos. ER16-746-000, ER16-
 LLC.                                     746-001.
New Covert Generating Company, LLC.....  Docket No. ER16-1226-000.
Panda Liberty LLC......................  Docket No. ER16-1256-001.
Roundtop Energy LLC....................  Docket No. ER16-1004-000.
Beaver Dam Energy LLC..................  Docket Nos. ER16-1032-000, EL16-
                                          51-000.
FirstEnergy Solutions Corp.............  Docket Nos. ER15-1510-000, ER15-
                                          1510-001.
Duke Energy Indiana, Inc...............  Docket Nos. ER16-200-000, ER16-
                                          201-000, ER16-200-002.
Wabash Valley Power Association, Inc...  Docket Nos. ER16-435-001, ER16-
                                          444-001.
Consumers Energy Company...............  Docket No. ER16-1058-000.
MidAmerican Energy Company.............  Docket No. ER16-1062-000.
Indiana Municipal Power Agency.........  Docket No. EL16-14-000.
BIF III Holtwood LLC...................  Docket No. ER16-1530-000.
Seward Generation, LLC.................  Docket No. ER16-1344-000.
Northampton Generating Company, L.P....  Docket No. ER13-1431-001.
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    This workshop will be transcribed and webcast. Transcripts of the 
workshop will be available for a fee from Ace-Federal Reporters, Inc. 
at (202) 347-3700. A free webcast of this event will be available 
through www.ferc.gov. Anyone with internet access who wants to view 
this event can do so by navigating to the Calendar of Events at 
www.ferc.gov and locating this event in the Calendar. The event will 
contain a link to its webcast. The Capitol

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Connection provides technical support for webcasts and offers the 
option of listening to the workshop via phone-bridge for a fee. If you 
have any questions, visit www.CapitolConnection.org or call (703) 993-
3100. Those interested in attending the workshop or viewing the webcast 
are encouraged to register at https://www.ferc.gov/whats-new/registration/06-30-16-form.asp.
    Commission workshops are accessible under section 508 of the 
Rehabilitation Act of 1973. For accessibility accommodations, please 
send an email to accessibility@ferc.gov, call (866) 208-3372 (toll 
free) or (202) 208-8659 (TTY), or send a FAX to (202) 208-2106 with the 
required accommodations.
    Those who wish to file written comments may do so by July 28, 2016. 
The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file 
comments using the Commission's eFiling system at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/efiling.asp. 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 AD16-17-000.
    All comments will be placed in the Commission's public files and 
will be available for review at the Commission in the Public Reference 
Room or may be viewed on the Commission's Web site at www.ferc.gov 
using the eLibrary link. Enter AD16-17-000 in the docket number field 
to access documents. For assistance, please contact FERC Online 
Support.
    For more information about this workshop, please contact:

Sam Wellborn (Technical Information), Office of Energy Market 
Regulation--East, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First 
Street NE., Washington, DC 20426, (202) 502-6288, 
samuel.wellborn@ferc.gov.
Gretchen Kershaw (Legal Information), Office of the General Counsel, 
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, 
DC 20426, (202) 502-8213, gretchen.kershaw@ferc.gov.
Sarah McKinley (Logistical Information), Office of External Affairs, 
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, 
DC 20426, (202) 502-8004, sarah.mckinley@ferc.gov.

    Dated: May 19, 2016.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2016-12421 Filed 5-25-16; 8:45 am]
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