Application to Export Electric Energy; Calpine Energy Services, L.P., 70669-70670 [2016-24757]

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Accordingly, the Department of the Navy/Assistant for Administration has determined in writing that the meeting shall be partially closed to the public because the discussions during the executive session from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. will be concerned with matters protected under sections 552b(c)(5), (6), and (7) of title 5, United States Code. (Authority: 5 U.S.C. 552b) Dated: October 6, 2016. C. Mora, Commander, Judge Advocate General’s Corps, U.S. Navy, Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–24740 Filed 10–12–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3810–FF–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY [OE Docket No. EA–430] Application to Export Electric Energy; Calpine Energy Services, L.P. Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, DOE. ACTION: Notice of application. AGENCY: Calpine Energy Services, L.P. (Applicant or CES) 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 November 14, 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 70669 authorization under section 202(e) of the Federal Power Act (16 U.S.C. 824a(e)). On September 27, 2016, DOE received an application from CES 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. In its application, CES 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 CES 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 CES’s application to export electric energy to Mexico should be clearly marked with OE Docket No. EA– 430. An additional copy is to be provided to both Sarah G. Novosel, Calpine Corporation, 875 15th Street NW., Suite 700, Washington, DC 20005, and Neil L. Levy, KING & SPALDING LLP, 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/ E:\FR\FM\13OCN1.SGM 13OCN1 70670 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 198 / Thursday, October 13, 2016 / Notices node/11845, or by emailing Angela Troy at Angela.Troy@hq.doe.gov. Issued in Washington, DC, on October 4, 2016. Christopher Lawrence, Electricity Policy Analyst, Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability. [FR Doc. 2016–24757 Filed 10–12–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 14471–001] Lhorne on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES West Street Hydro, Inc.; Notice of Intent To File License Application, Filing of Pre-Application Document, Approving Use of the Traditional Licensing Process a. Type of Filing: Notice of Intent to File License Application and Request to Use the Traditional Licensing Process. b. Project No.: 14471–001. c. Date Filed: March 25, 2015. d. Submitted By: West Street Hydro, Inc. e. Name of Project: Ashuelot River Dam Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: On the Ashuelot River, in Cheshire County, New Hampshire. No federal lands are occupied by the project works or located within the project boundary. g. Filed Pursuant to: 18 CFR 5.3 of the Commission’s regulations. h. Potential Applicant Contact: Mr. Kenneth A. Stewart, West Street Hydro, Inc., 20 Central Square, Keene, NH 03431; phone: (603) 352–2448. i. FERC Contact: Michael Watts at (202) 502–6123; or email at michael.watts@ferc.gov. j. West Street Hydro, Inc., (West Street Hydro) filed its request to use the Traditional Licensing Process on March 25, 2015. West Street Hydro provided public notice of its request on April 2, 2015. In a letter issued on May 13, 2015, the Director of the Division of Hydropower Licensing approved West Street Hydro’s request to use the Traditional Licensing Process. k. With this notice, we are initiating informal consultation with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and/or NOAA Fisheries under section 7 of the Endangered Species Act and the joint agency regulations thereunder at 50 CFR, part 402; and NOAA Fisheries under section 305(b) of the MagnusonStevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act and implementing regulations at 50 CFR 600.920. We are also initiating consultation with the New Hampshire State Historic VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:07 Oct 12, 2016 Jkt 241001 Preservation Officer, as required by section 106, National Historic Preservation Act, and the implementing regulations of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation at 36 CFR 800.2. l. West Street Hydro filed a PreApplication Document (PAD; including a proposed process plan and schedule) with the Commission, pursuant to 18 CFR 5.6 of the Commission’s regulations. m. A copy of the PAD is available for review at the Commission in the Public Reference Room or may be viewed on the Commission’s Web site (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 Online Support at FERCONlineSupport@ferc.gov, (866) 208–3676 (toll free), or (202) 502–8659 (TTY). A copy is also available for inspection and reproduction at the address in paragraph h. n. Register online at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ esubscription.asp to be notified via email of new filing and issuances related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. Dated: October 6, 2016. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–24730 Filed 10–12–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. ER16–2708–000] Exelon West Medway II, LLC; Supplemental Notice That Initial Market-Based Rate Filing Includes Request for Blanket Section 204 Authorization This is a supplemental notice in the above-referenced proceeding of Exelon West Medway II, LLC‘s application for market-based rate authority, with an accompanying rate tariff, noting that such application includes a request for blanket authorization, under 18 CFR part 34, of future issuances of securities and assumptions of liability. Any person desiring to intervene or to protest should file with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426, in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211 and PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 385.214). Anyone filing a motion to intervene or protest must serve a copy of that document on the Applicant. Notice is hereby given that the deadline for filing protests with regard to the applicant’s request for blanket authorization, under 18 CFR part 34, of future issuances of securities and assumptions of liability, is October 25, 2016. The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and interventions in lieu of paper, using the FERC Online links at http:// www.ferc.gov. To facilitate electronic service, persons with Internet access who will eFile a document and/or be listed as a contact for an intervenor must create and validate an eRegistration account using the eRegistration link. Select the eFiling link to log on and submit the intervention or protests. Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and 5 copies of the intervention or protest to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. The filings in the above-referenced proceeding are accessible in the Commission’s eLibrary system by clicking on the appropriate link in the above list. They are also available for electronic 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. Dated: October 5, 2016. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–24763 Filed 10–12–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. ER17–21–000] Elevation Energy Group, LLC; Supplemental Notice That Initial Market-Based Rate Filing Includes Request for Blanket Section 204 Authorization This is a supplemental notice in the above-referenced proceeding Elevation Energy Group, LLC’s application for market-based rate authority, with an E:\FR\FM\13OCN1.SGM 13OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

[OE Docket No. EA-430]


Application to Export Electric Energy; Calpine Energy Services, 
L.P.

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

ACTION: Notice of application.

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SUMMARY: Calpine Energy Services, L.P. (Applicant or CES) 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 November 14, 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 September 27, 2016, DOE received an application from CES 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.
    In its application, CES 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 CES 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 CES's application to export 
electric energy to Mexico should be clearly marked with OE Docket No. 
EA-430. An additional copy is to be provided to both Sarah G. Novosel, 
Calpine Corporation, 875 15th Street NW., Suite 700, Washington, DC 
20005, and Neil L. Levy, KING & SPALDING LLP, 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/

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node/11845, or by emailing Angela Troy at Angela.Troy@hq.doe.gov.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on October 4, 2016.
Christopher Lawrence,
Electricity Policy Analyst, Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy 
Reliability.
[FR Doc. 2016-24757 Filed 10-12-16; 8:45 am]
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