Application to Export Electric Energy; Rainbow Energy Marketing Corporation, 28834 [2017-13295]

Download as PDF 28834 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 121 / Monday, June 26, 2017 / Notices 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 Talen Energy’s application to export electric energy to Canada should be clearly marked with OE Docket No. EA–210–E. An additional copy is to be provided directly to both Sandra Rizzo, Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP, 601 Massachusetts Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20001 and Debra L. Raggio, Talen Energy Corporation, 117 Oronoco Street, Alexandria, VA 22302. 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 May 31, 2017. Christopher Lawrence, Electricity Policy Analyst, Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability. [FR Doc. 2017–13291 Filed 6–23–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY [OE Docket No. EA–296–C] Application to Export Electric Energy; Rainbow Energy Marketing Corporation Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, DOE. ACTION: Notice of application. AGENCY: Rainbow Energy Marketing Corporation (Applicant or Rainbow) has sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: applied to renew its authority to transmit electric energy from the United States to Canada pursuant to the Federal Power Act. DATES: Comments, protests, or motions to intervene must be submitted on or before July 26, 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 September 20, 2012, DOE issued Order No. EA–296–B to Rainbow, which authorized the Applicant to transmit electric energy from the United States to Canada as a power marketer for a fiveyear term using existing international transmission facilities. That authority expires on September 18, 2017. On May 25, 2017, Rainbow filed an application with DOE for renewal of the export authority contained in Order No. EA– 296 for an additional five-year term. In its application, Rainbow 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 Rainbow proposes to export to Canada 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 Rainbow 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 Rainbow’s application to export electric energy to Canada should be clearly marked with OE Docket No. EA–296–C. An additional copy is to be provided directly to Joseph A. Wolfe, Rainbow Energy Marketing Corporation, Kirkwood Office Tower, 919 South 7th Street, Suite 405, Bismarck, ND 58504. 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 June 8, 2017. Christopher Lawrence, Electricity Analyst, Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability. 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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 121 (Monday, June 26, 2017)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-13295]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

[OE Docket No. EA-296-C]


Application to Export Electric Energy; Rainbow Energy Marketing 
Corporation

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

ACTION: Notice of application.

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SUMMARY: Rainbow Energy Marketing Corporation (Applicant or Rainbow) 
has applied to renew its authority to transmit electric energy from the 
United States to Canada pursuant to the Federal Power Act.

DATES: Comments, protests, or motions to intervene must be submitted on 
or before July 26, 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 September 20, 2012, DOE issued Order No. EA-296-B to Rainbow, 
which authorized the Applicant to transmit electric energy from the 
United States to Canada as a power marketer for a five-year term using 
existing international transmission facilities. That authority expires 
on September 18, 2017. On May 25, 2017, Rainbow filed an application 
with DOE for renewal of the export authority contained in Order No. EA-
296 for an additional five-year term.
    In its application, Rainbow 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 Rainbow 
proposes to export to Canada 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 Rainbow 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 Rainbow's application to 
export electric energy to Canada should be clearly marked with OE 
Docket No. EA-296-C. An additional copy is to be provided directly to 
Joseph A. Wolfe, Rainbow Energy Marketing Corporation, Kirkwood Office 
Tower, 919 South 7th Street, Suite 405, Bismarck, ND 58504.
    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 June 8, 2017.
Christopher Lawrence,
Electricity Analyst, Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy 
Reliability.
[FR Doc. 2017-13295 Filed 6-23-17; 8:45 am]
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