Request for Information on the Availability of New Geothermal Electricity in the Salton Sea Area To Serve Regional Federal Load, 59990 [2016-20944]

Download as PDF 59990 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 169 / Wednesday, August 31, 2016 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection for the Weatherization Assistance Program U.S. Department of Energy. Notice and request for OMB review and comment. AGENCY: ACTION: The Department of Energy (DOE) has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance, a proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The proposed collection will collect information on the status of grantee activities, expenditures, and results, to ensure that program funds are being used appropriately, effectively and expeditiously. SUMMARY: Comments regarding this collection must be received on or before September 30, 2016. If you anticipate that you will be submitting comments, but find it difficult to do so within the period of time allowed by this notice, please advise the DOE Desk Officer at OMB of your intention to make a submission as soon as possible. The Desk Officer may be telephoned at 202– 395–4650. ADDRESSES: Written comments should be sent to: Attention: Desk Officer for DOE; Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA); Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, 725 17th St. NW., Room 10202; Washington, DC 20503–0009 or by; email at: OIRA_ submission@omb.eop.gov. And to: Christine Askew, EE–5W; U.S. Department of Energy; 1000 Independence Ave., SW.; Washington, DC 20585-1290, Phone: (202)586–8224; Fax: (202) 287–1992; Email: Christine.Askew@ee.doe.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christine Askew, EE–5W, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Ave. SW., Washington, DC 20585–1290, Phone: (202)586–8224, Fax: (202) 287–1992; Email: Christine.Askew@ee.doe.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This information collection request contains: (1) OMB No. 1910–5127 ; (2) Information Collection Request Title: ‘‘Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP)’’; (3) Type of Request: Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection; (4) Purpose: To collect information on the status of grantee activities, expenditures, and results, to ensure that program funds are being used appropriately, effectively and expeditiously (5) Annual Estimated mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:59 Aug 30, 2016 Jkt 238001 Number of Respondents: 59; (6) Annual Estimated Number of Total Responses: 696; (7) Annual Estimated Number of Burden Hours: 2,088; (8) Annual Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping Cost Burden: $0; (5) Annual Estimated Number of Respondents: 59; (6) Annual Estimated Number of Total Responses: 696; (7) Annual Estimated Number of Burden Hours: 2,088; (8) Annual Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping Cost Burden: $0. Statutory Authority: Title V, Subtitle E of the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA), Pub. L. 110–140 as amended (42 U.S.C. 17151 et seq.). Issued in Washington, DC, on August 17, 2016. AnnaMaria Garcia, Program Manager, Office of Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. [FR Doc. 2016–20945 Filed 8–30–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Request for Information on the Availability of New Geothermal Electricity in the Salton Sea Area To Serve Regional Federal Load Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP), Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy (DOE). ACTION: Notice of availability and request for information. AGENCY: The Federal Energy Management Program Office (FEMP), within the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), released on its Web site a Request for Information (RFI) on the availability of new construction geothermal electricity in the Salton Sea area to serve regional federal load. The purpose of the RFI is to gather industry input on options available to the Federal Government for a potential aggregated power purchase of 100–250 MW of new construction geothermal electricity generated in the Salton Sea area, within the Riverside and Imperial Counties of California, for delivery over a ten-year or twenty-year contract period to serve regional Federal load. The RFI can be found at www.energy.gov/node/ 2000486. DATES: Written comments and information are requested on or before September 29, 2016. ADDRESSES: Interested parties are to submit comments electronically to: tracy.niro@ee.doe.gov. Include ‘‘August SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 2016 Geothermal RFI’’ in the subject of the message. Instructions: All submissions received must include ‘‘August 2016 Geothermal RFI’’ in the subject of the message. The notice is available at www.energy.gov/ node/2000486. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tracy Niro, U.S. Department of Energy, Federal Energy Management Program (EE–2L), 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585; email: Tracy.Niro@ee.doe.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FEMP released an RFI to gather information on the potential for an aggregated power purchase of 100–250 MW of new construction geothermal electricity generated in the Salton Sea area, which is located within the Riverside and Imperial Counties of California, for delivery over a ten-year or twenty-year contract period to serve regional Federal load located in one or more of the Arizona counties of: Pima, Pinal, Maricopa, Yuma, La Paz and/or the California counties of: Imperial, San Diego, Riverside, San Bernardino, Orange and Los Angeles. The RFI requests responders to provide information on potential new construction geothermal projects in the Salton Sea area and to describe details about those options such as whether the power would include any associated renewable energy certificates, the optimal term for any agreement, and whether transmission, congestion, or infrastructure issues might impact projects, among other things. The RFI is available on the FEMP Web site at: www.energy.gov/node/2000486. FEMP invites all interested parties to submit in writing by September 29, 2016, comments and information on matters addressed in the notice. Issued in Washington, DC, on August 25, 2016. Timothy D. Unruh, Program Director, Federal Energy Management Program, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. [FR Doc. 2016–20944 Filed 8–30–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 5296–014] Champlain Spinners Power Company Inc., Champlain Spinners Power, LLC; Notice of Transfer of Exemption 1. By letter filed July 29, 2016, Eagle Creek Renewable Energy, LLC submitted E:\FR\FM\31AUN1.SGM 31AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 169 (Wednesday, August 31, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Page 59990]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-20944]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy


Request for Information on the Availability of New Geothermal 
Electricity in the Salton Sea Area To Serve Regional Federal Load

AGENCY: Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP), Office of Energy 
Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy (DOE).

ACTION: Notice of availability and request for information.

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SUMMARY: The Federal Energy Management Program Office (FEMP), within 
the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), released on its Web site a Request 
for Information (RFI) on the availability of new construction 
geothermal electricity in the Salton Sea area to serve regional federal 
load. The purpose of the RFI is to gather industry input on options 
available to the Federal Government for a potential aggregated power 
purchase of 100-250 MW of new construction geothermal electricity 
generated in the Salton Sea area, within the Riverside and Imperial 
Counties of California, for delivery over a ten-year or twenty-year 
contract period to serve regional Federal load. The RFI can be found at 
www.energy.gov/node/2000486.

DATES: Written comments and information are requested on or before 
September 29, 2016.

ADDRESSES: Interested parties are to submit comments electronically to: 
tracy.niro@ee.doe.gov. Include ``August 2016 Geothermal RFI'' in the 
subject of the message.
    Instructions: All submissions received must include ``August 2016 
Geothermal RFI'' in the subject of the message. The notice is available 
at www.energy.gov/node/2000486.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tracy Niro, U.S. Department of Energy, 
Federal Energy Management Program (EE-2L), 1000 Independence Avenue 
SW., Washington, DC 20585; email: Tracy.Niro@ee.doe.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FEMP released an RFI to gather information 
on the potential for an aggregated power purchase of 100-250 MW of new 
construction geothermal electricity generated in the Salton Sea area, 
which is located within the Riverside and Imperial Counties of 
California, for delivery over a ten-year or twenty-year contract period 
to serve regional Federal load located in one or more of the Arizona 
counties of: Pima, Pinal, Maricopa, Yuma, La Paz and/or the California 
counties of: Imperial, San Diego, Riverside, San Bernardino, Orange and 
Los Angeles. The RFI requests responders to provide information on 
potential new construction geothermal projects in the Salton Sea area 
and to describe details about those options such as whether the power 
would include any associated renewable energy certificates, the optimal 
term for any agreement, and whether transmission, congestion, or 
infrastructure issues might impact projects, among other things. The 
RFI is available on the FEMP Web site at: www.energy.gov/node/2000486.
    FEMP invites all interested parties to submit in writing by 
September 29, 2016, comments and information on matters addressed in 
the notice.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on August 25, 2016.
Timothy D. Unruh,
Program Director, Federal Energy Management Program, Energy Efficiency 
and Renewable Energy.
[FR Doc. 2016-20944 Filed 8-30-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 6450-01-P