Application to Export Electric Energy; Viasyn, Inc., 18833-18834 [2018-09030]

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Tomakie Washington, Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Office of the Chief Privacy Officer, Office of Management. [FR Doc. 2018–09048 Filed 4–27–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY [OE Docket No. EA–451] Application to Export Electric Energy; Viasyn, Inc. Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, DOE. ACTION: Notice of application. AGENCY: Viasyn, Inc. (Applicant) has applied for authority to transmit electric energy from the United States to Mexico pursuant to the Federal Power Act. DATES: Comments, protests, or motions to intervene must be submitted on or before May 30, 2018. ADDRESSES: Comments, protests, motions to intervene, or requests for more information should be addressed SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00059 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 18833 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 March 30, 2018, DOE received an application from the Applicant for authority to transmit electric energy from the United States to Mexico as a power marketer for a five-year term using existing international transmission facilities. Viasyn intends to apply for market-based rate authority with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC), however, it has not made that application at this point in time. In its application, the Applicant states that it does not own or control any electric generation or transmission facilities, and it does not have a franchised service area. The electric energy that the Applicant proposes to export to Mexico 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 the Applicant 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. E:\FR\FM\30APN1.SGM 30APN1 18834 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 83 / Monday, April 30, 2018 / Notices Comments and other filings concerning the Applicant’s application to export electric energy to Mexico should be clearly marked with OE Docket No. EA–451. An additional copy is to be provided to RJ Schembs, Viasyn, Inc., 2440 Camino Ramon, Suite 299, San Ramon, CA 94583. 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 website at http://energy.gov/ node/11845, or by emailing Angela Troy at Angela.Troy@hq.doe.gov. Issued in Washington, DC, on April 24, 2018. Christopher Lawrence, Electricity Policy Analyst, Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability. [FR Doc. 2018–09030 Filed 4–27–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY State Energy Advisory Board; Notice of Open Teleconference Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of open teleconference. AGENCY: This notice announces a teleconference call of the State Energy Advisory Board (STEAB). The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that public notice of these meetings be announced in the Federal Register. DATES: Friday, May 18, 2018 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. (EDT). To receive the call-in number and passcode, please contact the Board’s Designated Federal Officer at the address or phone number listed below. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Li, Designated Federal Officer, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC 20585. Phone number 202–287–5718, and email: michael.li@ ee.doe.gov. 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[FR Doc. 2018–09034 Filed 4–27–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P nshattuck on DSK9F9SC42PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Purpose of the Board: To make recommendations to the Assistant Secretary for the Office of Energy VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:01 Apr 27, 2018 Jkt 244001 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. ER18–1427–000] Rio Bravo Rocklin, a California Joint Venture; Supplemental Notice That Initial Market-Based Rate Filing Includes Request for Blanket Section 204 Authorization This is a supplemental notice in the above-referenced proceeding Rio Bravo Rocklin, A California Joint Venture’s application for market-based rate authority, with an accompanying rate tariff, noting that such application includes a request for blanket authorization, under 18 CFR part 34, of future issuances of securities and assumptions of liability. Any person desiring to intervene or to protest should file with the Federal PO 00000 Frm 00060 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426, in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211 and 385.214). Anyone filing a motion to intervene or protest must serve a copy of that document on the Applicant. Notice is hereby given that the deadline for filing protests with regard to the applicant’s request for blanket authorization, under 18 CFR part 34, of future issuances of securities and assumptions of liability, is May 14, 2018. The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and interventions in lieu of paper, using the FERC Online links at http:// www.ferc.gov. 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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 83 (Monday, April 30, 2018)]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

[OE Docket No. EA-451]


Application to Export Electric Energy; Viasyn, Inc.

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

ACTION: Notice of application.

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SUMMARY: Viasyn, Inc. (Applicant) has applied for authority to transmit 
electric energy from the United States to Mexico pursuant to the 
Federal Power Act.

DATES: Comments, protests, or motions to intervene must be submitted on 
or before May 30, 2018.

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 
[email protected], 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 March 30, 2018, DOE received an application from the Applicant 
for authority to transmit electric energy from the United States to 
Mexico as a power marketer for a five-year term using existing 
international transmission facilities. Viasyn intends to apply for 
market-based rate authority with the Federal Energy Regulatory 
Commission's (FERC), however, it has not made that application at this 
point in time.
    In its application, the Applicant states that it does not own or 
control any electric generation or transmission facilities, and it does 
not have a franchised service area. The electric energy that the 
Applicant proposes to export to Mexico 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 the Applicant 
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.

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    Comments and other filings concerning the Applicant's application 
to export electric energy to Mexico should be clearly marked with OE 
Docket No. EA-451. An additional copy is to be provided to RJ Schembs, 
Viasyn, Inc., 2440 Camino Ramon, Suite 299, San Ramon, CA 94583.
    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 website at http://energy.gov/node/11845, or by 
emailing Angela Troy at [email protected].

    Issued in Washington, DC, on April 24, 2018.
Christopher Lawrence,
Electricity Policy Analyst, Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy 
Reliability.
[FR Doc. 2018-09030 Filed 4-27-18; 8:45 am]
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