Application To Export Electric Energy; Morgan Stanley Capital Group Inc., 66266 [2016-23273]

Download as PDF 66266 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 187 / Tuesday, September 27, 2016 / Notices 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 December 7, 2011, DOE issued Order No. EA–184–B to MSCG, which authorized the Applicant to transmit electric energy from the United States to Mexico as a power marketer for a fiveyear term using existing international transmission facilities. That authority expires on December 7, 2016. On September 14, 2016, MSCG filed an application with DOE for renewal of the export authority contained in Order No. EA–184 for an additional five-year term. In its application, MSCG states that it does not own or operate any electric generation or transmission facilities, and it does not have a franchised service area. The electric energy that MSCG Dated: September 22, 2016. proposes to export to Mexico would be Tomakie Washington, surplus energy purchased from third Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Office of the Chief Privacy parties such as electric utilities and Officer, Office of Management. Federal power marketing agencies pursuant to voluntary agreements. The [FR Doc. 2016–23265 Filed 9–26–16; 8:45 am] existing international transmission BILLING CODE 4000–01–P facilities to be utilized by the Applicant have previously been authorized by Presidential permits issued pursuant to DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Executive Order 10485, as amended, [OE Docket No. EA–184–C] and are appropriate for open access transmission by third parties. Application To Export Electric Energy; Procedural Matters: Any person Morgan Stanley Capital Group Inc. desiring to be heard in this proceeding should file a comment or protest to the AGENCY: Office of Electricity Delivery application at the address provided and Energy Reliability, DOE. above. Protests should be filed in ACTION: Notice of application. accordance with Rule 211 of the Federal SUMMARY: Morgan Stanley Capital Group Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) Inc. (Applicant or MSCG) has applied to Rules of Practice and Procedures (18 renew its authority to transmit electric CFR 385.211). Any person desiring to energy from the United States to Mexico become a party to these proceedings pursuant to section 202(e) of the Federal should file a motion to intervene at the Power Act. above address in accordance with FERC DATES: Comments, protests, or motions Rule 214 (18 CFR 385.214). Five copies to intervene must be submitted on or of such comments, protests, or motions before October 27, 2016. to intervene should be sent to the address provided above on or before the ADDRESSES: Comments, protests, date listed above. motions to intervene, or requests for Comments and other filings more information should be addressed concerning MSCG’s application to to: Office of Electricity Delivery and export electric energy to Mexico should Energy Reliability, Mail Code: OE–20, be clearly marked with OE Docket No. U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 EA–184–C. An additional copy is to be Independence Avenue SW., asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES (in the Joint Performance ICR) and the aggregate data tables in the revised NRS ICR under OMB Control No. 1830–0027. This revised NRS ICR contains 17 tables, two of which are required only for States that offer distance education; one optional table; two financial reports; one narrative report; and one data quality checklist. These tables and report forms are included in the document titled ‘‘Adult Education and Family Literacy Act (AEFLA) Reporting Tables.’’ States include in the tables all participants in programs (1) that meet the purposes of AEFLA, and (2) for which expenditures are reported on the Federal Financial Report. In June 2016, OMB approved the data collection required by AEFLA (OMB 1830–0027) by approving non-substantive changes that conformed to the performance accountability requirements in WIOA section 116. OCTAE is requesting an extension of this approval, with proposed minor changes in order to obtain a more accurate reporting of participants served in the various AEFLA activities, services, and programs that support the purposes of AEFLA. These minor enhancements will increase the efficiency of the data collection process and ensure the quality of the data that States report. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:08 Sep 26, 2016 Jkt 238001 PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 provided directly to Edward J. Zabrocki, Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, 1585 Broadway, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10036 and Allison E. Speaker, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP, 700 Sixth Street NW., Suite 700, Washington, DC 20001. 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 September 21, 2016. Christopher Lawrence, Electricity Policy Analyst, Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability. 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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

[OE Docket No. EA-184-C]


Application To Export Electric Energy; Morgan Stanley Capital 
Group Inc.

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

ACTION: Notice of application.

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SUMMARY: Morgan Stanley Capital Group Inc. (Applicant or MSCG) has 
applied to renew its 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 October 27, 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 December 7, 2011, DOE issued Order No. EA-184-B to MSCG, which 
authorized the Applicant to transmit electric energy from the United 
States to Mexico as a power marketer for a five-year term using 
existing international transmission facilities. That authority expires 
on December 7, 2016. On September 14, 2016, MSCG filed an application 
with DOE for renewal of the export authority contained in Order No. EA-
184 for an additional five-year term.
    In its application, MSCG states that it does not own or operate any 
electric generation or transmission facilities, and it does not have a 
franchised service area. The electric energy that MSCG 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 MSCG's application to export 
electric energy to Mexico should be clearly marked with OE Docket No. 
EA-184-C. An additional copy is to be provided directly to Edward J. 
Zabrocki, Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, 1585 Broadway, 3rd Floor, New York, 
NY 10036 and Allison E. Speaker, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP, 700 
Sixth Street NW., Suite 700, Washington, DC 20001.
    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 September 21, 2016.
Christopher Lawrence,
Electricity Policy Analyst, Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy 
Reliability.
[FR Doc. 2016-23273 Filed 9-26-16; 8:45 am]
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