Town of Gypsum, Colorado; Notice of Preliminary Determination of a Qualifying Conduit Hydropower Facility and Soliciting Comments and Motions To Intervene, 17003-17004 [2017-06934]

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[FR Doc. 2017–06996 Filed 4–6–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AM–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Notice of Effectiveness of Exempt Wholesale Generator Status Docket Nos. CP Bloom Wind LLC ............. Darby Power, LLC ................. Gavin Power, LLC ................. Lawrenceburg Power, LLC .... Waterford Power, LLC ........... Cotton Plains Wind I, LLC ..... Old Settler Wind, LLC ........... SolaireHolman 1 LLC ............ Bayshore Solar A, LLC ......... Bayshore Solar B, LLC ......... Bayshore Solar C, LLC ......... Port Comfort Power LLC ....... Chamon Power LLC .............. Arkwright Summit Wind Farm LLC. Quilt Block Wind Farm LLC .. Cube Yadkin Generation LLC Iron Horse Battery Storage, LLC. Redbed Plains Wind Farm LLC. Meadow Lake Wind Farm V LLC. PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 EG17–37–000 EG17–38–000 EG17–39–000 EG17–40–000 EG17–41–000 EG17–42–000 EG17–43–000 EG17–44–000 EG17–45–000 EG17–46–000 EG17–47–000 EG17–48–000 EG17–49–000 EG17–50–000 EG17–51–000 EG17–52–000 EG17–53–000 EG17–54–000 EG17–55–000 Sfmt 4703 Dated: April 3, 2017. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–06933 Filed 4–6–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CD17–11–000] On March 28, 2017, the Town of Gypsum, Colorado, filed a notice of intent to construct a qualifying conduit hydropower facility, pursuant to section 30 of the Federal Power Act (FPA), as amended by section 4 of the Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act of 2013 (HREA). The proposed Gypsum Hydroelectric Facility Project would have a combined installed capacity of 85 kilowatts (kW), and would be located along two sections of an existing irrigation pipeline. The project would be located near the Town of Gypsum in Eagle County, Colorado. Applicant Contact: Tim Beck, 1011 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs, CO 81601 Phone No. (970) 945–5700, email jim@townofgypsum.com. FERC Contact: Robert Bell, Phone No. (202) 502–6062, email: robert.bell@ ferc.gov. Qualifying Conduit Hydropower Facility Description: The proposed project would consist of: (1) A new powerhouse containing one turbine/ generating unit with an installed capacity of 85 kW, in an existing 8-inch diameter raw water pipeline prior to entering an existing water treatment plant; (2) a bypass section through a pressure reducing valve; and (3) appurtenant facilities. The proposed project would have an estimated annual generating capacity of 650,000 kilowatthours. A qualifying conduit hydropower facility is one that is determined or deemed to meet all of the criteria shown in the table below. E:\FR\FM\07APN1.SGM 07APN1 17004 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 66 / Friday, April 7, 2017 / Notices TABLE 1—CRITERIA FOR QUALIFYING CONDUIT HYDROPOWER FACILITY Description Satisfies (Y/N) The conduit the facility uses is a tunnel, canal, pipeline, aqueduct, flume, ditch, or similar manmade water conveyance that is operated for the distribution of water for agricultural, municipal, or industrial consumption and not primarily for the generation of electricity. The facility is constructed, operated, or maintained for the generation of electric power and uses for such generation only the hydroelectric potential of a non-federally owned conduit. The facility has an installed capacity that does not exceed 5 megawatts .................................. Y Statutory provision FPA 30(a)(3)(A), as amended by HREA. nlaroche on DSK30NT082PROD with NOTICES FPA 30(a)(3)(C)(i), as amended by HREA. FPA 30(a)(3)(C)(ii), as amended by HREA. FPA 30(a)(3)(C)(iii), as amended by HREA. On or before August 9, 2013, the facility is not licensed, or exempted from the licensing requirements of Part I of the FPA. Preliminary Determination: The proposed addition of the hydroelectric project along the existing municipal water supply pipeline will not alter its primary purpose. Therefore, based upon the above criteria, Commission staff preliminarily determines that the proposal satisfies the requirements for a qualifying conduit hydropower facility, which is not required to be licensed or exempted from licensing. Comments and Motions to Intervene: Deadline for filing comments contesting whether the facility meets the qualifying criteria is 45 days from the issuance date of this notice. Deadline for filing motions to intervene is 30 days from the issuance date of this notice. Anyone may submit comments or a motion to intervene in accordance with the requirements of Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.210 and 385.214. Any motions to intervene must be received on or before the specified deadline date for the particular proceeding. Filing and Service of Responsive Documents: All filings must (1) bear in all capital letters the ‘‘COMMENTS CONTESTING QUALIFICATION FOR A CONDUIT HYDROPOWER FACILITY’’ or ‘‘MOTION TO INTERVENE,’’ as applicable; (2) state in the heading the name of the applicant and the project number of the application to which the filing responds; (3) state the name, address, and telephone number of the person filing; and (4) otherwise comply with the requirements of sections 385.2001 through 385.2005 of the Commission’s regulations.1 All comments contesting Commission staff’s preliminary determination that the facility meets the qualifying criteria must set forth their evidentiary basis. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file motions to intervene and comments 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 1 18 CFR 385.2001–2005 (2016). VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:52 Apr 06, 2017 Jkt 241001 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. A copy of all other filings in reference to this application must be accompanied by proof of service on all persons listed in the service list prepared by the Commission in this proceeding, in accordance with 18 CFR 4.34(b) and 385.2010. Locations of Notice of Intent: Copies of the notice of intent can be obtained directly from the applicant or such copies can be viewed and reproduced at the Commission in its Public Reference Room, Room 2A, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. The filing may also be viewed on the web at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/elibrary.asp using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link. Enter the docket number (i.e., CD17–11) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, call toll-free 1–866–208–3676 or email FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov. For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Dated: April 3, 2017. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–06934 Filed 4–6–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Combined Notice of Filings #2 Take notice that the Commission received the following electric corporate filings: Docket Numbers: EC17–100–000. Applicants: Invenergy TN LLC. PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Y Y Y Description: Application for Authorization under section 203 of the Federal Power Act and Request for Waivers and Expedited Action of Invenergy TN LLC. Filed Date: 4/3/17. Accession Number: 20170403–5417. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 4/24/17. Take notice that the Commission received the following electric rate filings: Docket Numbers: ER17–1374–000. Applicants: Cube Yadkin Transmission LLC. Description: Request for Waiver of the Order No. 1000, Transmission Planning Requirements of Cube Yadkin Transmission LLC. Filed Date: 4/3/17. Accession Number: 20170403–5492. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 4/24/17. Docket Numbers: ER17–1375–000. Applicants: Wabash Valley Power Association, Inc. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: Notice of Succession to be effective 5/1/2017. Filed Date: 4/3/17. Accession Number: 20170403–5494. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 4/24/17. Docket Numbers: ER17–1376–000. Applicants: Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc. Description: Compliance filing: 2017– 04–03_Stored Energy Resource-Type II Compliance Filing to be effective 9/1/ 2017. Filed Date: 4/3/17. Accession Number: 20170403–5496. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 4/24/17. The filings are accessible in the Commission’s eLibrary system by clicking on the links or querying the docket number. Any person desiring to intervene or protest in any of the above proceedings must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Regulations (18 CFR 385.211 and 385.214) on or before 5:00 p.m. Eastern time on the specified comment date. Protests may be considered, but E:\FR\FM\07APN1.SGM 07APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. CD17-11-000]


Town of Gypsum, Colorado; Notice of Preliminary Determination of 
a Qualifying Conduit Hydropower Facility and Soliciting Comments and 
Motions To Intervene

    On March 28, 2017, the Town of Gypsum, Colorado, filed a notice of 
intent to construct a qualifying conduit hydropower facility, pursuant 
to section 30 of the Federal Power Act (FPA), as amended by section 4 
of the Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act of 2013 (HREA). The 
proposed Gypsum Hydroelectric Facility Project would have a combined 
installed capacity of 85 kilowatts (kW), and would be located along two 
sections of an existing irrigation pipeline. The project would be 
located near the Town of Gypsum in Eagle County, Colorado.
    Applicant Contact: Tim Beck, 1011 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs, CO 
81601 Phone No. (970) 945-5700, email jim@townofgypsum.com.
    FERC Contact: Robert Bell, Phone No. (202) 502-6062, email: 
robert.bell@ferc.gov.
    Qualifying Conduit Hydropower Facility Description: The proposed 
project would consist of: (1) A new powerhouse containing one turbine/
generating unit with an installed capacity of 85 kW, in an existing 8-
inch diameter raw water pipeline prior to entering an existing water 
treatment plant; (2) a bypass section through a pressure reducing 
valve; and (3) appurtenant facilities. The proposed project would have 
an estimated annual generating capacity of 650,000 kilowatt-hours.
    A qualifying conduit hydropower facility is one that is determined 
or deemed to meet all of the criteria shown in the table below.

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                          Table 1--Criteria for Qualifying Conduit Hydropower Facility
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              Statutory provision                                 Description                    Satisfies (Y/N)
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FPA 30(a)(3)(A), as amended by HREA...........  The conduit the facility uses is a tunnel,                    Y
                                                 canal, pipeline, aqueduct, flume, ditch, or
                                                 similar manmade water conveyance that is
                                                 operated for the distribution of water for
                                                 agricultural, municipal, or industrial
                                                 consumption and not primarily for the
                                                 generation of electricity.
FPA 30(a)(3)(C)(i), as amended by HREA........  The facility is constructed, operated, or                     Y
                                                 maintained for the generation of electric
                                                 power and uses for such generation only the
                                                 hydroelectric potential of a non-federally
                                                 owned conduit.
FPA 30(a)(3)(C)(ii), as amended by HREA.......  The facility has an installed capacity that                   Y
                                                 does not exceed 5 megawatts.
FPA 30(a)(3)(C)(iii), as amended by HREA......  On or before August 9, 2013, the facility is                  Y
                                                 not licensed, or exempted from the licensing
                                                 requirements of Part I of the FPA.
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    Preliminary Determination: The proposed addition of the 
hydroelectric project along the existing municipal water supply 
pipeline will not alter its primary purpose. Therefore, based upon the 
above criteria, Commission staff preliminarily determines that the 
proposal satisfies the requirements for a qualifying conduit hydropower 
facility, which is not required to be licensed or exempted from 
licensing.
    Comments and Motions to Intervene: Deadline for filing comments 
contesting whether the facility meets the qualifying criteria is 45 
days from the issuance date of this notice. Deadline for filing motions 
to intervene is 30 days from the issuance date of this notice. Anyone 
may submit comments or a motion to intervene in accordance with the 
requirements of Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.210 and 
385.214. Any motions to intervene must be received on or before the 
specified deadline date for the particular proceeding.
    Filing and Service of Responsive Documents: All filings must (1) 
bear in all capital letters the ``COMMENTS CONTESTING QUALIFICATION FOR 
A CONDUIT HYDROPOWER FACILITY'' or ``MOTION TO INTERVENE,'' as 
applicable; (2) state in the heading the name of the applicant and the 
project number of the application to which the filing responds; (3) 
state the name, address, and telephone number of the person filing; and 
(4) otherwise comply with the requirements of sections 385.2001 through 
385.2005 of the Commission's regulations.\1\ All comments contesting 
Commission staff's preliminary determination that the facility meets 
the qualifying criteria must set forth their evidentiary basis.
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    \1\ 18 CFR 385.2001-2005 (2016).
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    The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file 
motions to intervene and comments 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. A copy of all other filings in 
reference to this application must be accompanied by proof of service 
on all persons listed in the service list prepared by the Commission in 
this proceeding, in accordance with 18 CFR 4.34(b) and 385.2010.
    Locations of Notice of Intent: Copies of the notice of intent can 
be obtained directly from the applicant or such copies can be viewed 
and reproduced at the Commission in its Public Reference Room, Room 2A, 
888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. The filing may also be 
viewed on the web at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/elibrary.asp using 
the ``eLibrary'' link. Enter the docket number (i.e., CD17-11) in the 
docket number field to access the document. For assistance, call toll-
free 1-866-208-3676 or email FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov. For TTY, call 
(202) 502-8659.

    Dated: April 3, 2017.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2017-06934 Filed 4-6-17; 8:45 am]
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