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[FR Doc. 2017–03196 Filed 2–16–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 4814–000] mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Watterra Energy, LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications On January 5, 2017, Watterra Energy, LLC filed an application for a preliminary permit, pursuant to section 4(f) of the Federal Power Act (FPA), proposing to study the feasibility of the Tuttle Creek Dam Hydroelectric Project (Tuttle Creek Project or project) to be located at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (Corps) Tuttle Creek Dam on the Big Blue River in Manhattan County, VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:38 Feb 16, 2017 Jkt 241001 Kansas. The sole purpose of a preliminary permit, if issued, is to grant the permit holder priority to file a license application during the permit term. A preliminary permit does not authorize the permit holder to perform any land-disturbing activities or otherwise enter upon lands or waters owned by others without the owners’ express permission. The proposed project would consist of the following all new facilities: (1) An 18-foot-diameter, 800-foot-long steel penstock that bifurcates into one 18foot-diameter, 60-foot-long steel penstock discharging into an existing stilling basin and one 18-foot-diameter, 250-foot-long steel penstock carrying flows to the project’s powerhouse; (2) a bifurcation structure located at the end of the 800-foot-long penstock near an existing stilling basin; (3) a 70-foot-long, 55-foot-wide, 30-foot-high powerhouse located on the south side of the stilling basin; (4) two horizontal Francis turbines each with an installed capacity of 5.93 megawatts (MW) for a total capacity of 11.86 MW; (5) a single generator connected to the two Francis turbines; (6) a 8,200-foot-long, 12.7 kilovolt transmission line interconnecting to an existing distribution system using an existing substation; and (7) appurtenant facilities. The estimated annual generation of the Tuttle Creek Project would be 64,643 megawatt-hours. Applicant Contact: Mr. Craig Dalton, 7100 Commercial Avenue, Suite 4, Billings, MT 59101; Email: cdalton@ watterraenergy.com; phone: (406) 384– 0080. FERC Contact: Sergiu Serban; Email: sergiu.serban@ferc.gov; phone: (202) 502–6211. Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, competing applications (without notices of intent), or notices of intent to file competing applications: 60 days from the issuance of this notice. Competing applications and notices of intent must meet the requirements of 18 CFR 4.36. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file comments, motions to intervene, notices of intent, and competing applications using the Commission’s eFiling system at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/efiling.asp. Commenters can submit brief comments up to 6,000 characters, without prior registration, using the eComment system at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ ecomment.asp. You must include your name and contact information at the end of your comments. For assistance, please contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, (866) 208–3676 (toll free), or (202) 502–8659 PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 11027 (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 P–14814–000. More information about this project, including a copy of the application, can be viewed or printed on the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link of the Commission’s Web site at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ elibrary.asp. Enter the docket number (P–14814) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. Dated: February 10, 2017. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–03155 Filed 2–16–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Combined Notice of Filings #1 Take notice that the Commission received the following exempt wholesale generator filings: Docket Numbers: EG17–58–000. Applicants: Whitney Point Solar, LLC. Description: Notice of SelfCertification of Exempt Wholesale Generator Status of Whitney Point Solar, LLC. Filed Date: 2/13/17. Accession Number: 20170213–5034. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 3/6/17. Docket Numbers: EG17–59–000. Applicants: Westside Solar, LLC. Description: Notice of SelfCertification of Exempt Wholesale Generator Status of Westside Solar, LLC. Filed Date: 2/13/17. Accession Number: 20170213–5035. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 3/6/17. Take notice that the Commission received the following electric rate filings: Docket Numbers: ER16–505–001. Applicants: South Central MCN LLC. Description: Compliance filing: South Central MCN LLC Compliance Filing to be effective 4/1/2016. Filed Date: 2/10/17. Accession Number: 20170210–5158. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 3/3/17. Docket Numbers: ER17–446–002. Applicants: New York Independent System Operator, Inc. Description: Compliance filing: Errata Capacity Exports Compliance to be effective 1/29/2017. Filed Date: 2/10/17. Accession Number: 20170210–5161. E:\FR\FM\17FEN1.SGM 17FEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 4814-000]


Watterra Energy, LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application 
Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and 
Competing Applications

    On January 5, 2017, Watterra Energy, LLC filed an application for a 
preliminary permit, pursuant to section 4(f) of the Federal Power Act 
(FPA), proposing to study the feasibility of the Tuttle Creek Dam 
Hydroelectric Project (Tuttle Creek Project or project) to be located 
at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' (Corps) Tuttle Creek Dam on the 
Big Blue River in Manhattan County, Kansas. The sole purpose of a 
preliminary permit, if issued, is to grant the permit holder priority 
to file a license application during the permit term. A preliminary 
permit does not authorize the permit holder to perform any land-
disturbing activities or otherwise enter upon lands or waters owned by 
others without the owners' express permission.
    The proposed project would consist of the following all new 
facilities: (1) An 18-foot-diameter, 800-foot-long steel penstock that 
bifurcates into one 18-foot-diameter, 60-foot-long steel penstock 
discharging into an existing stilling basin and one 18-foot-diameter, 
250-foot-long steel penstock carrying flows to the project's 
powerhouse; (2) a bifurcation structure located at the end of the 800-
foot-long penstock near an existing stilling basin; (3) a 70-foot-long, 
55-foot-wide, 30-foot-high powerhouse located on the south side of the 
stilling basin; (4) two horizontal Francis turbines each with an 
installed capacity of 5.93 megawatts (MW) for a total capacity of 11.86 
MW; (5) a single generator connected to the two Francis turbines; (6) a 
8,200-foot-long, 12.7 kilovolt transmission line interconnecting to an 
existing distribution system using an existing substation; and (7) 
appurtenant facilities. The estimated annual generation of the Tuttle 
Creek Project would be 64,643 megawatt-hours.
    Applicant Contact: Mr. Craig Dalton, 7100 Commercial Avenue, Suite 
4, Billings, MT 59101; Email: cdalton@watterraenergy.com; phone: (406) 
384-0080.
    FERC Contact: Sergiu Serban; Email: sergiu.serban@ferc.gov; phone: 
(202) 502-6211.
    Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, competing 
applications (without notices of intent), or notices of intent to file 
competing applications: 60 days from the issuance of this notice. 
Competing applications and notices of intent must meet the requirements 
of 18 CFR 4.36.
    The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file 
comments, motions to intervene, notices of intent, and competing 
applications using the Commission's eFiling system at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/efiling.asp. Commenters can submit brief 
comments up to 6,000 characters, without prior registration, using the 
eComment system at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ecomment.asp. You 
must include your name and contact information at the end of your 
comments. 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 P-14814-000.
    More information about this project, including a copy of the 
application, can be viewed or printed on the ``eLibrary'' link of the 
Commission's Web site at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/elibrary.asp. 
Enter the docket number (P-14814) in the docket number field to access 
the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support.

    Dated: February 10, 2017.
 Kimberly D. Bose,
 Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2017-03155 Filed 2-16-17; 8:45 am]
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