Aquenergy Systems, LLC; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Motions To Intervene and Protests, 45282-45283 [2017-20787]

Download as PDF 45282 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 187 / Thursday, September 28, 2017 / Notices it will be the first NPSAS study without a student interview component. Future NPSAS collections will continue to include a student interview every four years (NPSAS:16, NPSAS:20, NPSAS:24) to yield nationally representative data. In alternating cycles, an Administrative Collection (NPSAS:18–AC, NPSAS:22–AC, and NPSAS:26–AC) will be conducted in which only administrative data from the Department’s data systems and institutional student records will be compiled to yield state representative data. This submission covers materials and procedures related to enrollment list collection, student record abstractions, and matching to administrative data files as part of the NPSAS:18–AC data collection. Dated: September 25, 2017. Kate Mullan, Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Office of the Chief Privacy Officer, Office of Management. [FR Doc. 2017–20780 Filed 9–27–17; 8:45 am] Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. This filing is accessible on-line at http://www.ferc.gov, using the eLibrary link and is available for review in the Commission’s Public Reference Room in Washington, DC. There is an eSubscription link on the Web site that enables subscribers to receive email notification when a document is added to a subscribed docket(s). For assistance with any FERC Online service, please email FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, or call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Comment Date: 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on October 11, 2017. Dated: September 21, 2017. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–20786 Filed 9–27–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY BILLING CODE 4000–01–P Federal Energy Regulatory Commission DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY [Project No. 2428–007] Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Aquenergy Systems, LLC; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Motions To Intervene and Protests [Docket No. EL17–92–000] East Texas Electric Cooperative, Inc.; Notice of Filing Take notice that on September 20, 2017, East Texas Electric Cooperative, Inc. filed an application for cost-based revenue requirements schedule for reactive power production capability. Any person desiring to intervene or to protest this filing must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211, 385.214). Protests will be considered by the Commission in determining the appropriate action to be taken, but will not serve to make protestants parties to the proceeding. Any person wishing to become a party must file a notice of intervention or motion to intervene, as appropriate. Such notices, motions, or protests must be filed on or before the comment date. On or before the comment date, it is not necessary to serve motions to intervene or protests on persons other than the Applicant. The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and interventions in lieu of paper using the eFiling link at http://www.ferc.gov. Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and 5 copies of the protest or intervention to the VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:44 Sep 27, 2017 Jkt 241001 Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection. a. Type of Application: Subsequent License. b. Project No.: 2428–007. c. Date filed: December 30, 2015. d. Applicant: Aquenergy Systems, LLC (Aquenergy). e. Name of Project: Piedmont Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: The existing project is located on the Saluda River in the Town of Piedmont, in Anderson and Greenville Counties, South Carolina. The project does not affect federal land. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791(a)–825(r). h. Applicant Contact: Beth E. Harris, P.E., Regional Operations Manager, Enel Green Power North America, Inc., 11 Anderson Street, Piedmont, SC 29673; Telephone—(864) 846–0042; Email— beth.harris@enel.com OR Kevin Webb, Hydro Licensing Manager, Enel Green Power North America, Inc., One Tech Drive, Suite 220, Andover, MA 01810; Telephone—(978) 681–1900; Email— kevin.webb@enel.com. i. FERC Contact: Navreet Deo, (202) 502–6304, or navreet.deo@ferc.gov. PO 00000 Frm 00027 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 j. Deadline for filing motions to intervene and protests and requests for cooperating agency status: 60 days from the issuance date of this notice. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file motions to intervene and protests and requests for cooperating agency status using the Commission’s eFiling system at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/efiling.asp. 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–2428–007. The Commission’s Rules of Practice require all intervenors filing documents with the Commission to serve a copy of that document on each person on the official service list for the project. Further, if an intervenor files comments or documents with the Commission relating to the merits of an issue that may affect the responsibilities of a particular resource agency, they must also serve a copy of the document on that resource agency. k. This application has been accepted, but is not ready for environmental analysis at this time. l. The Piedmont Project consists of: (1) A 600-foot-long by 25-foot-high stone masonry dam, consisting of (i) a 200foot-long non-overflow section, (ii) a 200-foot-long central overflow spillway topped with 16-inch wooden flashboards, and (iii) a 200-foot-long non-overflow spillway housing the inoperable J.P. Stevens Canal intake; (2) a 22-acre impoundment at a normal pool elevation of 774 feet mean sea level; (3) a 144-foot-long by 81-foot-wide intake canal consisting of eight gates at the head of the canal controlling flow to the powerhouse; (4) a 55-foot-long by 55-foot-wide brick masonry powerhouse protected by a trashrack structure with 2-inch clear bar spacing, located 120 feet downstream of the dam, containing one vertical Francis turbine generating unit that totals 1,000 kilowatt (kW); (5) a 180-foot-long by 38-foot-wide tailrace; (6) a 263-foot-long, 600-volt transmission line connecting the powerhouse to the non-project substation; and (7) appurtenant facilities. Aquenergy operates the project in a run-of-river mode, with no useable storage or flood control capacity. A continuous minimum flow of 15 cubic feet per second (cfs) or inflow, whichever is less, is released into the bypassed area. The minimum flow is E:\FR\FM\28SEN1.SGM 28SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 187 / Thursday, September 28, 2017 / Notices achieved via a weir on the spillway crest. The project operates under an estimated average head of 26 feet, including the 16-inch spillway flashboards. The impoundment water surface elevation is maintained at 774 feet. River flows between 159 cfs and 535 cfs are used for power generation, while flows in excess of 535 cfs are passed over the flashboards and spillway. The total installed capacity of the project is 1,000 kW from the single generating unit. The project generates approximately 5,369 megawatt-hours annually, which are sold to a local utility. Aquenergy proposes to continue to operate and maintain the Piedmont Project as is required in the existing license, and to develop canoe portage facilities. No changes to project operations are proposed. Other than the development of canoe portage facilities, no new construction or major project modifications are proposed. m. A copy of the application is available for review at the Commission in the Public Reference Room, or may be viewed on the Commission’s Web site at http://www.ferc.gov using the eLibrary link. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. A copy is also available for inspection and reproduction at the address in item h above. You may also register online at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ esubscription.asp to be notified via email of new filings and issuances related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. n. Anyone may submit a protest or a motion to intervene in accordance with the requirements of Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.210, .211, and .214. In determining the appropriate action to take, the Commission will consider all protests or other comments filed, but only those who file a motion to intervene in accordance with the Commission’s Rules may become a party to the proceeding. Any protests, or motions to intervene must be received on or before the specified comment date for the particular application. All filings must: (1) Bear in all capital letters the title PROTEST or MOTION TO INTERVENE; (2) set forth in the heading the name of the applicant and the project number of the application to which the filing responds; (3) furnish the name, address, and telephone number of the person protesting or intervening; and (4) otherwise comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 385.2001 through 385.2005. Agencies VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:44 Sep 27, 2017 Jkt 241001 may obtain copies of the application directly from the applicant. A copy of any protest or motion to intervene must be served upon each representative of the applicant specified in the particular application. Dated: September 21, 2017. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–20787 Filed 9–27–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 10254–026] Pelzer Hydro Company, LLC, Consolidated Hydro Southeast, LLC; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Motions To Intervene and Protests Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection. a. Type of Application: New License. b. Project No.: 10254–026. c. Date filed: November 30, 2015. d. Applicant: Pelzer Hydro Company, LLC (Pelzer Hydro), Consolidated Hydro Southeast, LLC (Consolidated Hydro). e. Name of Project: Upper Pelzer Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: The existing project is located on the Saluda River in the Town of Pelzer, in Anderson and Greenville Counties, South Carolina. The project does not affect federal land. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791(a)–825(r). h. Applicant Contact: Beth E. Harris, P.E., Regional Operations Manager, Enel Green Power North America, Inc., 11 Anderson Street, Piedmont, SC 29673; Telephone—(864) 846–0042; Email— beth.harris@enel.com OR Kevin Webb, Hydro Licensing Manager, Enel Green Power North America, Inc., One Tech Drive, Suite 220, Andover, MA 01810; Telephone—(978) 681–1900; Email— kevin.webb@enel.com. i. FERC Contact: Navreet Deo, (202) 502–6304, or navreet.deo@ferc.gov. j. Deadline for filing motions to intervene and protests and requests for cooperating agency status: 60 days from the issuance date of this notice. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file motions to intervene and protests and requests for cooperating agency status using the Commission’s eFiling system at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/efiling.asp. For assistance, please contact FERC Online PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 45283 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–10254–026. The Commission’s Rules of Practice require all intervenors filing documents with the Commission to serve a copy of that document on each person on the official service list for the project. Further, if an intervenor files comments or documents with the Commission relating to the merits of an issue that may affect the responsibilities of a particular resource agency, they must also serve a copy of the document on that resource agency. k. This application has been accepted, but is not ready for environmental analysis at this time. l. The Upper Pelzer Project consists of: (1) A 505-foot-long by 29.7-foot-high granite masonry dam, consisting of (i) a 150-foot-long non-overflow section, (ii) a 280-foot-long ungated overflow spillway topped with 4-foot wooden flashboards, and (iii) a 75-foot-long gated intake section containing six gates; (2) a 25-acre impoundment at a normal pool elevation of 718.7 feet mean sea level, as measured at the top of the flashboards; (3) a 260-foot-long by 52-foot-wide forebay canal channeling flow from 6 canal gates to the project’s 2 powerhouses; (4) an upstream concrete powerhouse, protected by a 65foot-long trashrack structure with 5.5inch clear bar spacing for 38 feet of length, and 2-inch clear bar spacing for 27 feet of length, containing two vertical Francis turbine generating units that total 1,500 kW (kW); (5) a downstream powerhouse, protected by a trashrack structure with 2-inch clear bar spacing, containing one vertical Francis turbine generating unit that totals 450 kW; (6) a 95-foot-long by 74-foot-wide tailrace extending from the upstream powerhouse, and a 132-foot-long by 24foot-wide tailrace extending from the downstream powerhouse; (7) a 65-footlong, 3,300-volt transmission line, connecting the upper and lower powerhouses with the grid via a 7.2/ 12.47 kilovolt transformer; and (8) appurtenant facilities. Pelzer Hydro and Consolidated Hydro (co-licensees) operate the project in a run-of-river mode, with no useable storage or flood control capacity. There are no minimum flow requirements downstream of the dam. The project operates under an estimated average head of 25 feet, including the 4-foot spillway flashboards. The impoundment E:\FR\FM\28SEN1.SGM 28SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 2428-007]


Aquenergy Systems, LLC; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing 
and Soliciting Motions To Intervene and Protests

    Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been 
filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection.
    a. Type of Application: Subsequent License.
    b. Project No.: 2428-007.
    c. Date filed: December 30, 2015.
    d. Applicant: Aquenergy Systems, LLC (Aquenergy).
    e. Name of Project: Piedmont Hydroelectric Project.
    f. Location: The existing project is located on the Saluda River in 
the Town of Piedmont, in Anderson and Greenville Counties, South 
Carolina. The project does not affect federal land.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791(a)-825(r).
    h. Applicant Contact: Beth E. Harris, P.E., Regional Operations 
Manager, Enel Green Power North America, Inc., 11 Anderson Street, 
Piedmont, SC 29673; Telephone--(864) 846-0042; Email_
beth.harris@enel.com OR Kevin Webb, Hydro Licensing Manager, Enel Green 
Power North America, Inc., One Tech Drive, Suite 220, Andover, MA 
01810; Telephone--(978) 681-1900; Email_kevin.webb@enel.com.
    i. FERC Contact: Navreet Deo, (202) 502-6304, or 
navreet.deo@ferc.gov.
    j. Deadline for filing motions to intervene and protests and 
requests for cooperating agency status: 60 days from the issuance date 
of this notice.
    The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file 
motions to intervene and protests and requests for cooperating agency 
status using the Commission's eFiling system at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/efiling.asp. 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-2428-007.
    The Commission's Rules of Practice require all intervenors filing 
documents with the Commission to serve a copy of that document on each 
person on the official service list for the project. Further, if an 
intervenor files comments or documents with the Commission relating to 
the merits of an issue that may affect the responsibilities of a 
particular resource agency, they must also serve a copy of the document 
on that resource agency.
    k. This application has been accepted, but is not ready for 
environmental analysis at this time.
    l. The Piedmont Project consists of: (1) A 600-foot-long by 25-
foot-high stone masonry dam, consisting of (i) a 200-foot-long non-
overflow section, (ii) a 200-foot-long central overflow spillway topped 
with 16-inch wooden flashboards, and (iii) a 200-foot-long non-overflow 
spillway housing the inoperable J.P. Stevens Canal intake; (2) a 22-
acre impoundment at a normal pool elevation of 774 feet mean sea level; 
(3) a 144-foot-long by 81-foot-wide intake canal consisting of eight 
gates at the head of the canal controlling flow to the powerhouse; (4) 
a 55-foot-long by 55-foot-wide brick masonry powerhouse protected by a 
trashrack structure with 2-inch clear bar spacing, located 120 feet 
downstream of the dam, containing one vertical Francis turbine 
generating unit that totals 1,000 kilowatt (kW); (5) a 180-foot-long by 
38-foot-wide tailrace; (6) a 263-foot-long, 600-volt transmission line 
connecting the powerhouse to the non-project substation; and (7) 
appurtenant facilities.
    Aquenergy operates the project in a run-of-river mode, with no 
useable storage or flood control capacity. A continuous minimum flow of 
15 cubic feet per second (cfs) or inflow, whichever is less, is 
released into the bypassed area. The minimum flow is

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achieved via a weir on the spillway crest. The project operates under 
an estimated average head of 26 feet, including the 16-inch spillway 
flashboards. The impoundment water surface elevation is maintained at 
774 feet. River flows between 159 cfs and 535 cfs are used for power 
generation, while flows in excess of 535 cfs are passed over the 
flashboards and spillway. The total installed capacity of the project 
is 1,000 kW from the single generating unit. The project generates 
approximately 5,369 megawatt-hours annually, which are sold to a local 
utility.
    Aquenergy proposes to continue to operate and maintain the Piedmont 
Project as is required in the existing license, and to develop canoe 
portage facilities. No changes to project operations are proposed. 
Other than the development of canoe portage facilities, no new 
construction or major project modifications are proposed.
    m. A copy of the application is available for review at the 
Commission in the Public Reference Room, or may be viewed on the 
Commission's Web site at http://www.ferc.gov using the eLibrary link. 
Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in the docket 
number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC 
Online Support. A copy is also available for inspection and 
reproduction at the address in item h above.
    You may also register online at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/esubscription.asp to be notified via email of new filings and issuances 
related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, contact FERC 
Online Support.
    n. Anyone may submit a protest or a motion to intervene in 
accordance with the requirements of Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 
CFR 385.210, .211, and .214. In determining the appropriate action to 
take, the Commission will consider all protests or other comments 
filed, but only those who file a motion to intervene in accordance with 
the Commission's Rules may become a party to the proceeding. Any 
protests, or motions to intervene must be received on or before the 
specified comment date for the particular application.
    All filings must: (1) Bear in all capital letters the title PROTEST 
or MOTION TO INTERVENE; (2) set forth in the heading the name of the 
applicant and the project number of the application to which the filing 
responds; (3) furnish the name, address, and telephone number of the 
person protesting or intervening; and (4) otherwise comply with the 
requirements of 18 CFR 385.2001 through 385.2005. Agencies may obtain 
copies of the application directly from the applicant. A copy of any 
protest or motion to intervene must be served upon each representative 
of the applicant specified in the particular application.

    Dated: September 21, 2017.
 Kimberly D. Bose,
 Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2017-20787 Filed 9-27-17; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 6717-01-P