Application To Export Electric Energy; NRG Power Marketing LLC, 17645 [2017-07367]

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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 mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:45 Apr 11, 2017 Jkt 241001 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 June 12, 2012, DOE issued Order No. EA–384 to NRGPML, 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 June 12, 2017. On March 21, 2017, NRGPML filed an application with DOE for renewal of the export authority contained in Order No. EA– 384 for an additional five-year term. In its application, NRGPML 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 NRGPML proposes to export to Mexico would be 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 NRGPML 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 NRGPML’s application to export electric energy to Mexico should be clearly marked with OE Docket No. EA–384–A. An additional copy is to be provided directly to both Alan Johnson, NRG Energy, Inc., 804 Carnegie Center, Princeton, NJ 08540, and Adnan Sarwar, NRG Energy, Inc., 804 Carnegie Center, Princeton, NJ 08540. PO 00000 Frm 00021 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 17645 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 April 5, 2017. Christopher Lawrence, Electricity Policy Analyst, Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability. [FR Doc. 2017–07367 Filed 4–11–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Proposed Subsequent Arrangement Office of Nonproliferation and Arms Control, Department of Energy. ACTION: Proposed subsequent arrangement. AGENCY: This document is being issued under the authority of section 131a. of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended. The Department is providing notice of a proposed subsequent arrangement under the Agreement for Cooperation Concerning Civil Uses of Atomic Energy between the Government of the United States and the Government of Canada. 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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

[OE Docket No. EA-384-A]


Application To Export Electric Energy; NRG Power Marketing LLC

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

ACTION: Notice of application.

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SUMMARY: NRG Power Marketing LLC (NRGPML or Applicant) 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 May 12, 2017.

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 June 12, 2012, DOE issued Order No. EA-384 to NRGPML, 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 June 12, 2017. On March 21, 2017, NRGPML filed an application with 
DOE for renewal of the export authority contained in Order No. EA-384 
for an additional five-year term.
    In its application, NRGPML 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 NRGPML 
proposes to export to Mexico would be 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 NRGPML 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 NRGPML's application to 
export electric energy to Mexico should be clearly marked with OE 
Docket No. EA-384-A. An additional copy is to be provided directly to 
both Alan Johnson, NRG Energy, Inc., 804 Carnegie Center, Princeton, NJ 
08540, and Adnan Sarwar, NRG Energy, Inc., 804 Carnegie Center, 
Princeton, NJ 08540.
    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 April 5, 2017.
Christopher Lawrence,
Electricity Policy Analyst, Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy 
Reliability.
[FR Doc. 2017-07367 Filed 4-11-17; 8:45 am]
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