Merchant Hydro Developers, LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications, 29072-29073 [2017-13389]

Download as PDF 29072 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 122 / Tuesday, June 27, 2017 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES Combined Notice of Filings #1 Take notice that the Commission received the following electric rate filings: Docket Numbers: ER16–2091–000; EL16–114–000. Applicants: Idaho Power Company. Description: Response of Idaho Power Company to October 10, 2016 Show Cause Order. Filed Date: 11/30/16. Accession Number: 20161130–5296. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 7/12/17. Docket Numbers: ER17–1193–000. Applicants: Otter Tail Power Company. Description: Report Filing: Submission of Refund Report to be effective N/A. Filed Date: 6/21/17. Accession Number: 20170621–5043. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 7/12/17. Docket Numbers: ER17–1874–000. Applicants: Southwest Power Pool, Inc. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: 2415R6 Kansas Municipal Energy Agency NITSA and NOA to be effective 6/1/2017. Filed Date: 6/21/17. Accession Number: 20170621–5002. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 7/12/17. Docket Numbers: ER17–1875–000. Applicants: Southwest Power Pool, Inc. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: 3114R3 Resale Power Group of Iowa to be effective 6/1/2017. Filed Date: 6/21/17. Accession Number: 20170621–5050. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 7/12/17. Docket Numbers: ER17–1876–000. Applicants: Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc., Otter Tail Power Company. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: 2017–06–21 SA 3020 OTP–OTP E&P (J510) to be effective 6/2/2017. Filed Date: 6/21/17. Accession Number: 20170621–5071. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 7/12/17. Take notice that the Commission received the following electric securities filings: Docket Numbers: ES17–37–000. Applicants: The Connecticut Light and Power Company, Western Massachusetts Electric Company. Description: Application of The Connecticut Light and Power Company and Western Massachusetts Electric Company to Issue Short-Term Debt Securities. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:33 Jun 26, 2017 Jkt 241001 Filed Date: 6/20/17. Accession Number: 20170620–5159. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 7/11/17. 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 intervention is necessary to become a party to the proceeding. eFiling is encouraged. More detailed information relating to filing requirements, interventions, protests, service, and qualifying facilities filings can be found at: http://www.ferc.gov/ docs-filing/efiling/filing-req.pdf. For other information, call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Dated: June 21, 2017. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–13392 Filed 6–26–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 14826–000] Merchant Hydro Developers, LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications On January 18, 2017, Merchant Hydro Developers, 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 Hudson Hill Pumped Storage Hydro Project to be located near Jackson Township in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania. 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: (1) A new upper reservoir with a surface area of 70 acres and a storage capacity of 1,050 acre-feet at a surface elevation of approximately 2,150 feet above mean sea level (msl) created PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 through construction of a new rollercompacted concrete or rock-fill dam; (2) a new lower reservoir with a surface area of 36 acres and a storage capacity of 1,260 acre-feet at a surface elevation of 1,550 feet msl; (3) a new 1,448-footlong, 48-inch-diameter penstock connecting the upper and lower reservoirs; (4) a new 150-foot-long, 50foot-wide, 25-foot-high powerhouse containing two turbine-generator units with a total rated capacity of 52 megawatts; (5) a new 7,920-foot-long transmission line connecting the powerhouse to the Laurel Hill 230kilovolt transmission circuit owned by Pennsylvania Electric Company; and (6) appurtenant facilities. The proposed project would have an annual generation of 188,518 megawatt-hours. Applicant Contact: Adam Rousselle, Merchant Hydro Developers, LLC, 5710 Oak Crest Drive, Doylestown, PA 18902; phone: 267–254–6107. FERC Contact: Woohee Choi; phone: (202) 502–6336. 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–14826–000. 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–14826) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. E:\FR\FM\27JNN1.SGM 27JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 122 / Tuesday, June 27, 2017 / Notices Dated: June 21, 2017. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–13389 Filed 6–26–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 14821–000] Merchant Hydro Developers, LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications On January 18, 2017, Merchant Hydro Developers, 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 Armenia Pumped Storage Hydro Project to be located near Sullivan Township in Tioga County, Pennsylvania. 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: (1) A new upper reservoir with a surface area of 55 acres and a storage capacity of 825 acre-feet at a surface elevation of approximately 2,300 feet above mean sea level (msl) created through construction of a new rollercompacted concrete or rock-fill dam; (2) Project No. a new lower reservoir with a surface area of 25 acres and a storage capacity of 990 acre-feet at a surface elevation of 1,700 feet msl; (3) a new 3,568-foot-long, 48-inch-diameter penstock connecting the upper and lower reservoirs; (4) a new 150-foot-long, 50-foot-wide, 25foot-high powerhouse containing two turbine-generator units with a total rated capacity of 41 megawatts; (5) a new transmission line connecting the powerhouse to the Armenia Mountain Wind Farm owned by EDP Renewables North America, LLC; and (6) appurtenant facilities. The proposed project would have an annual generation of 148,121 megawatt-hours. Applicant Contact: Adam Rousselle, Merchant Hydro Developers, LLC, 5710 Oak Crest Drive, Doylestown, PA 18902; phone: 267–254–6107. FERC Contact: Woohee Choi; phone: (202) 502–6336. 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, 29073 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–14821–000. 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–14821) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. Dated: June 21, 2017. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–13386 Filed 6–26–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Notice of Application for Transfer of Licenses and Soliciting Comments and Motions To Intervene STS Hydropower Ltd. STS Hydropower, LLC Project Nos. 2411–027, 2446–049, 3819–011, 7120–063, 7242–059, and 9951–054 On May 19, 2017, STS Hydropower Ltd. (transferor) and STS Hydropower, LLC (transferee) filed an application for transfer of licenses for the following projects. Project names Locations ...................... ...................... ...................... ...................... Schoolfield Project ......................................... Dixon Project .................................................. Mt. Elbert Water Power Project ..................... Kekawaka Creek Project ................................ P–7242–059 ...................... Kanaka Project ............................................... P–9951–054 ...................... French Landing Hydro Water Power Project Dan River, Pittsylvania County, VA. Rock River, Lee County, IL. Mt. Elbert Conduit, Lake County, CO. Kekawaka Creek, tributary to the Eel River, Trinity and Humboldt counties, CA. Sucker Run Creek, tributary of the South Fork Feather River, Butte County, CA. Huron River, Wayne County, MI. mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES P–2411–027 P–2446–049 P–3819–011 P–7120–063 The transferor and transferee seek Commission approval to transfer the licenses for the above mentioned projects from the transferor to the transferee. Applicant Contacts: For Transferor and Transferee: Mr. Bernard Cherry, Eagle Creek Renewable Energy, LLC, 65 Madison Avenue, Morristown, NJ 07960, Phone: 973–998–8400, email: Bud.cherry@eaglecreekre.com and Mr. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:33 Jun 26, 2017 Jkt 241001 Donald H. Clarke and Mr. Joshua E. Adrian, Duncan, Weinberg, Genzer & Pembroke, P.C., 1615 M Street NW., Washington, DC 20036, Phone: 202– 467–6370, Emails: dhc@dwgp.com and jea@dwgp.com. FERC Contact: Patricia W. Gillis, (202) 502–8735. Deadline for filing comments and motions to intervene: 30 days from the issuance date of this notice, by the PO 00000 Frm 00052 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Commission. 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 E:\FR\FM\27JNN1.SGM 27JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 122 (Tuesday, June 27, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 29072-29073]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-13389]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 14826-000]


Merchant Hydro Developers, LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit 
Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To 
Intervene, and Competing Applications

    On January 18, 2017, Merchant Hydro Developers, 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 
Hudson Hill Pumped Storage Hydro Project to be located near Jackson 
Township in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania. 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: (1) A new 
upper reservoir with a surface area of 70 acres and a storage capacity 
of 1,050 acre-feet at a surface elevation of approximately 2,150 feet 
above mean sea level (msl) created through construction of a new 
roller-compacted concrete or rock-fill dam; (2) a new lower reservoir 
with a surface area of 36 acres and a storage capacity of 1,260 acre-
feet at a surface elevation of 1,550 feet msl; (3) a new 1,448-foot-
long, 48-inch-diameter penstock connecting the upper and lower 
reservoirs; (4) a new 150-foot-long, 50-foot-wide, 25-foot-high 
powerhouse containing two turbine-generator units with a total rated 
capacity of 52 megawatts; (5) a new 7,920-foot-long transmission line 
connecting the powerhouse to the Laurel Hill 230-kilovolt transmission 
circuit owned by Pennsylvania Electric Company; and (6) appurtenant 
facilities. The proposed project would have an annual generation of 
188,518 megawatt-hours.
    Applicant Contact: Adam Rousselle, Merchant Hydro Developers, LLC, 
5710 Oak Crest Drive, Doylestown, PA 18902; phone: 267-254-6107.
    FERC Contact: Woohee Choi; phone: (202) 502-6336.
    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-14826-000.
    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-14826) in the docket number field to access 
the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support.


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    Dated: June 21, 2017.
Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr.,
Deputy Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2017-13389 Filed 6-26-17; 8:45 am]
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