External Peer Review Meeting, 7815-7816 [2017-01438]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 13 / Monday, January 23, 2017 / Notices Evaluation and Installation, Operations, and Maintenance Improvements Æ Testing Infrastructure and Instrumentation • Hydropower Æ Growth Æ Optimization Æ Sustainability Agenda Presentations from Principal Investigators representing industry, academia, and DOE’s national laboratories will have time limits. Depending on the type of project, Principal Investigators will have 20–30 minutes to present. This includes time for question and answer sessions between the Principal Investigators and the expert reviewers. Public Participation The event is open to the public based upon space availability. DOE will also accept public comments as for purposes of developing the Water Power Program portfolio, but will not respond individually to comments received. Following the meeting, a summary will be compiled by DOE and posted for public comment. Information on Services for Individuals With Disabilities Individuals requiring special accommodations at the meeting should contact Ms. ZiBerna no later than the close of business on January 30, 2017. Issued in Washington, DC, on January 17, 2017. James Ahlgrimm, Acting Director, Water Power Technologies Office, U.S. Department of Energy. [FR Doc. 2017–01437 Filed 1–19–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy External Peer Review Meeting Wind Energy Technologies Office; Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy; Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of external peer review meeting. mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: All programs within the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy are required to undertake rigorous, objective peer review of their funded projects on a regular basis in order to ensure and enhance the management, relevance, effectiveness, SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:02 Jan 19, 2017 Jkt 241001 and productivity of those projects. The Wind Energy Technologies Office intends to hold an External Peer Review in Arlington, VA, on February 14–16, 2017. An External Peer Review Panel will review current and recently completed projects and provide feedback on technical, scientific, and business merit; the actual or anticipated results; and the productivity and management effectiveness of projects. The review panel will also assess the potential impact of projects on the wind power industry and identify additional research initiatives and resources that may prove to be advantageous in the future. Principal Investigators, expert reviewers, Wind Energy Technologies Office staff, and contract support staff will be in attendance during the review meeting. The event is open to the public based upon space availability. DATES: The meeting is open to industry, academia, government, and the general public beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, February 14, 2017, and ending on Thursday, February 16, 2017, at 5:00 p.m., based on availability. See preregistration information below. ADDRESSES: The External Peer Review will be held at the Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel, 900 S. Orme Street, Arlington, VA 22204. The Wind Energy Technologies Office Peer Review will be co-located with the Water Power Technologies Office Peer Review. Pre-Registration: To pre-register, please contact Ms. Jenn ZiBerna via email at jziberna@aetherquest.com or via telephone at (571) 297–4018, or visit the meeting registration Web page: https://ww2.eventrebels.com/er/ Registration/StepRegInfo.jsp? ActivityID=19344&StepNumber=1. Participants interested in attending should indicate the research area or areas they would like to observe, their name, company name or organization (if applicable), telephone number, and email no later than the close of business on January 30, 2017. Comments: Comments may be submitted by the following methods: • Email: Jose.Zayas@ee.doe.gov. Include ‘‘Wind Energy Peer Review’’ in the subject line of the message. • Postal Mail: Jose Zayas, EE–4WE, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585. Due to the potential delays in DOE’s receipt and processing of mail sent through the U.S. Postal Service, DOE encourages respondents to submit comments electronically to ensure timely receipt. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00033 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 7815 Objectives The objectives of the meeting are to: • Review and evaluate the strategy and goals of the Wind Energy Technologies Office; • Review and evaluate the progress and accomplishments of the Program’s projects funded from FY2014 through FY2016; and • Foster interactions among the DOE’s national laboratories, industry, and academic institutions conducting research and development on behalf of the Office. Research Areas The Wind Energy Technologies Peer Review meeting will review projects sponsored by the Wind Program in the following research areas: • Analysis, Modeling, Cost of Energy, and Policy Impact • Grid Systems Planning and Operation • Siting, Radar and Environmental • Stakeholder Engagement, Outreach, and Workforce Development • Atmosphere to Electrons, High Performance Computing, Resource Characterization, Flow Field Analysis and Testing • Standards Development • Distributed Wind Research, Development, and Testing • Innovation, Manufacturing, Reliability, Advanced Components, and Testing • Utility-scale Wind Unique Research, Development, and Testing Agenda Presentations from Principal Investigators representing industry, academia, and DOE’s national laboratories will have time limits. Depending on the type of project, Principal Investigators will have 20–30 minutes to present. This includes time for question and answer sessions between the Principal Investigators and the expert reviewers. Public Participation The event is open to the public based upon space availability. DOE will also accept public comments as for purposes of developing the Wind Power Program portfolio, but will not respond individually to comments received. Following the meeting, a summary will be compiled by DOE and posted for public comment. Information on Services for Individuals With Disabilities Individuals requiring special accommodations at the meeting should contact Ms. ZiBerna no later than the close of business on January 30, 2017. E:\FR\FM\23JAN1.SGM 23JAN1 7816 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 13 / Monday, January 23, 2017 / Notices Issued in Washington, DC, on January 17, 2017. Jose Zayas, Director, Wind Energy Technologies Office, U.S. Department of Energy. [FR Doc. 2017–01438 Filed 1–19–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. ER17–790–000] Dated: January 13, 2017. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Cimarron Bend Wind Project II, LLC; Supplemental Notice That Initial Market-Based Rate Filing Includes Request for Blanket Section 204 Authorization [FR Doc. 2017–01354 Filed 1–19–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P This is a supplemental notice in the above-referenced proceeding of Cimarron Bend Wind Project 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 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 February 2, 2017. 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:02 Jan 19, 2017 Jkt 241001 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. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. ER17–786–000 ] Luz Solar Partners Ltd., IV; 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 Luz Solar Partners Ltd., IV’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 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 February 2, 2017. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00034 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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: January 13, 2017. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–01353 Filed 1–19–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP17–30–000] Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC; Notice of Request Under Blanket Authorization Take notice that on January 6, 2017 Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC (Columbia), 5151 San Felipe, Suite 2500, Houston, TX 77056, filed in Docket No. CP17–30–000 a prior notice request pursuant to sections 157.205 and 157.213(b) of the Commission’s regulations under the Natural Gas Act (NGA) and Columbia’s authorization in Docket No. CP83–76–000, 22 FERC ¶ 62,029 (1983), requesting authorization to (i) construct two wells located in Vinton County, Ohio, and (ii) construct two well lines to tie the wells into existing pipelines, all as more fully set forth in the application which is on file with the Commission and open to public inspection. The filing may also 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, please contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ E:\FR\FM\23JAN1.SGM 23JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 13 (Monday, January 23, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 7815-7816]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-01438]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy


External Peer Review Meeting

AGENCY: Wind Energy Technologies Office; Office of Energy Efficiency 
and Renewable Energy; Department of Energy.

ACTION: Notice of external peer review meeting.

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SUMMARY: All programs within the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) 
Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy are required to 
undertake rigorous, objective peer review of their funded projects on a 
regular basis in order to ensure and enhance the management, relevance, 
effectiveness, and productivity of those projects. The Wind Energy 
Technologies Office intends to hold an External Peer Review in 
Arlington, VA, on February 14-16, 2017. An External Peer Review Panel 
will review current and recently completed projects and provide 
feedback on technical, scientific, and business merit; the actual or 
anticipated results; and the productivity and management effectiveness 
of projects. The review panel will also assess the potential impact of 
projects on the wind power industry and identify additional research 
initiatives and resources that may prove to be advantageous in the 
future.
    Principal Investigators, expert reviewers, Wind Energy Technologies 
Office staff, and contract support staff will be in attendance during 
the review meeting. The event is open to the public based upon space 
availability.

DATES: The meeting is open to industry, academia, government, and the 
general public beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, February 14, 2017, 
and ending on Thursday, February 16, 2017, at 5:00 p.m., based on 
availability. See pre-registration information below.

ADDRESSES: The External Peer Review will be held at the Sheraton 
Pentagon City Hotel, 900 S. Orme Street, Arlington, VA 22204. The Wind 
Energy Technologies Office Peer Review will be co-located with the 
Water Power Technologies Office Peer Review.
    Pre-Registration: To pre-register, please contact Ms. Jenn ZiBerna 
via email at jziberna@aetherquest.com or via telephone at (571) 297-
4018, or visit the meeting registration Web page: https://ww2.eventrebels.com/er/Registration/StepRegInfo.jsp?ActivityID=19344&StepNumber=1. Participants interested 
in attending should indicate the research area or areas they would like 
to observe, their name, company name or organization (if applicable), 
telephone number, and email no later than the close of business on 
January 30, 2017.
    Comments: Comments may be submitted by the following methods:
     Email: Jose.Zayas@ee.doe.gov. Include ``Wind Energy Peer 
Review'' in the subject line of the message.
     Postal Mail: Jose Zayas, EE-4WE, U.S. Department of 
Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585. Due to the 
potential delays in DOE's receipt and processing of mail sent through 
the U.S. Postal Service, DOE encourages respondents to submit comments 
electronically to ensure timely receipt.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Objectives

    The objectives of the meeting are to:
     Review and evaluate the strategy and goals of the Wind 
Energy Technologies Office;
     Review and evaluate the progress and accomplishments of 
the Program's projects funded from FY2014 through FY2016; and
     Foster interactions among the DOE's national laboratories, 
industry, and academic institutions conducting research and development 
on behalf of the Office.

Research Areas

    The Wind Energy Technologies Peer Review meeting will review 
projects sponsored by the Wind Program in the following research areas:

 Analysis, Modeling, Cost of Energy, and Policy Impact
 Grid Systems Planning and Operation
 Siting, Radar and Environmental
 Stakeholder Engagement, Outreach, and Workforce Development
 Atmosphere to Electrons, High Performance Computing, Resource 
Characterization, Flow Field Analysis and Testing
 Standards Development
 Distributed Wind Research, Development, and Testing
 Innovation, Manufacturing, Reliability, Advanced Components, 
and Testing
 Utility-scale Wind Unique Research, Development, and Testing

Agenda

    Presentations from Principal Investigators representing industry, 
academia, and DOE's national laboratories will have time limits. 
Depending on the type of project, Principal Investigators will have 20-
30 minutes to present. This includes time for question and answer 
sessions between the Principal Investigators and the expert reviewers.

Public Participation

    The event is open to the public based upon space availability. DOE 
will also accept public comments as for purposes of developing the Wind 
Power Program portfolio, but will not respond individually to comments 
received. Following the meeting, a summary will be compiled by DOE and 
posted for public comment.

Information on Services for Individuals With Disabilities

    Individuals requiring special accommodations at the meeting should 
contact Ms. ZiBerna no later than the close of business on January 30, 
2017.


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    Issued in Washington, DC, on January 17, 2017.
Jose Zayas,
Director, Wind Energy Technologies Office, U.S. Department of Energy.
[FR Doc. 2017-01438 Filed 1-19-17; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 6450-01-P