Electricity Advisory Committee, 24463-24464 [2018-11403]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 103 / Tuesday, May 29, 2018 / Notices Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), as amended, 5 U.S.C., App. 2, to provide advice to the Department of Energy (DOE) in implementing the Energy Policy Act of 2005, executing the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007, and modernizing the nation’s electricity delivery infrastructure. The EAC is composed of individuals of diverse background selected for their technical expertise and experience, established records of distinguished professional service, and their knowledge of issues that pertain to electricity. Tentative Agenda: The meeting of the EAC is expected to include panels or presentations on the development of the North American grid resilience model, frequency response and grid resilience, the Grid Modernization Initiative Multiyear Program Plan, and the advanced grid research and development portfolio. Additionally, the meeting is expected to include an update on the programs and initiatives of the DOE’s Office of Electricity and an update on the plans and activities of the Energy Storage Subcommittee and the Smart Grid Subcommittee. daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Tentative Agenda: July 9, 2018 12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m. EAC Leadership Committee Meeting 12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m. Registration 12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m. Swearing in for New Special Government Employee Members 1:00 p.m.–1:15 p.m. Welcome, Introductions, Developments since the February 2018 Meeting 1:15 p.m.–2:15 p.m. Update on the DOE Office of Electricity’s Programs and Initiatives 2:15 p.m.–2:30 p.m. Break 2:30 p.m.–4:45 p.m. Panel Session: Development of North American Grid Resilience Model 4:45 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Break 5:00 p.m.–5:30 p.m. Energy Storage Subcommittee Update 5:30 p.m.–5:55 p.m. Smart Grid Subcommittee Update 5:55 p.m.–6:00 p.m. Wrap-up and Adjourn Day 1 of July 2018 Meeting of the EAC Tentative Agenda: July 10, 2018 8:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m. Panel Session: Frequency Response and Grid Resilience 10:00 a.m.–10:15 a.m. Break 10:15 a.m.–11:00 a.m. Grid Modernization Initiative Multi-Year Program Plan 11:00 a.m.–11:45 a.m. Advanced Grid Research and Development Portfolio 11:45 a.m.–11:55 a.m. Public Comments VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:39 May 25, 2018 Jkt 244001 11:55 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Wrap-up and Adjourn July 2018 Meeting of the EAC The meeting agenda may change to accommodate EAC business. For EAC agenda updates, see the EAC website at: http://energy.gov/oe/services/electricityadvisory-committee-eac. Public Participation: The EAC welcomes the attendance of the public at its meetings. Individuals who wish to offer public comments at the EAC meeting may do so on Tuesday, July 10, 2018, but must register at the registration table in advance. Approximately 10 minutes will be reserved for public comments. Time allotted per speaker will depend on the number who wish to speak but is not expected to exceed three minutes. Anyone who is not able to attend the meeting, or for whom the allotted public comments time is insufficient to address pertinent issues with the EAC, is invited to send a written statement to Mr. Matthew Rosenbaum. You may submit comments, identified by ‘‘Electricity Advisory Committee Open Meeting,’’ by any of the following methods: • Mail/Hand Delivery/Courier: Matthew Rosenbaum, Office of Electricity, U.S. Department of Energy, Forrestal Building, Room 8G–017, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585. • Email: matthew.rosenbaum@ hq.doe.gov. Include ‘‘Electricity Advisory Committee Open Meeting’’ in the subject line of the message. • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name and identifier. All comments received will be posted without change to http:// energy.gov/oe/services/electricityadvisory-committee-eac, including any personal information provided. • Docket: For access to the docket, to read background documents or comments received, go to http:// energy.gov/oe/services/electricityadvisory-committee-eac. The following electronic file formats are acceptable: Microsoft Word (.doc), Corel Word Perfect (.wpd), Adobe Acrobat (.pdf), Rich Text Format (.rtf), plain text (.txt), Microsoft Excel (.xls), and Microsoft PowerPoint (.ppt). If you submit information that you believe to be exempt by law from public disclosure, you must submit one complete copy, as well as one copy from which the information claimed to be exempt by law from public disclosure has been deleted. You must also explain PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 24463 the reasons why you believe the deleted information is exempt from disclosure. DOE is responsible for the final determination concerning disclosure or nondisclosure of the information and for treating it in accordance with the DOE’s Freedom of Information regulations (10 CFR 1004.11). Note: Delivery of the U.S. Postal Service mail to DOE may be delayed by several weeks due to security screening. DOE, therefore, encourages those wishing to comment to submit comments electronically by email. If comments are submitted by regular mail, the Department requests that they be accompanied by a CD or diskette containing electronic files of the submission. Minutes: The minutes of the EAC meeting will be posted on the EAC web page at http://energy.gov/oe/services/ electricity-advisory-committee-eac. They can also be obtained by contacting Mr. Matthew Rosenbaum at the address above. Issued in Washington, DC, on May 22, 2018. Latanya Butler, Deputy Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2018–11404 Filed 5–25–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Electricity Advisory Committee Office of Electricity, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of Open Teleconference. AGENCY: This notice announces a meeting of the Electricity Advisory Committee. The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that public notice of these meetings be announced in the Federal Register. DATES: Monday, June 25, 2018, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:55 p.m. EST. To receive the call-in number and passcode, please contact the Committee’s Designated Federal Officer, Matthew Rosenbaum, at the address or phone number listed below. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Matthew Rosenbaum, Office of Electricity, U.S. Department of Energy, Forrestal Building, Room 8G–017, 1000 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20585; Telephone: (202) 586–1060 or email: matthew.rosenbaum@ hq.doe.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Purpose of the Committee: The Electricity Advisory Committee (EAC) was re-established in July 2010, in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), as amended, 5 U.S.C., App. 2, E:\FR\FM\29MYN1.SGM 29MYN1 24464 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 103 / Tuesday, May 29, 2018 / Notices to provide advice to the Department of Energy (DOE) in implementing the Energy Policy Act of 2005, executing the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007, and modernizing the nation’s electricity delivery infrastructure. The EAC is composed of individuals of diverse background selected for their technical expertise and experience, established records of distinguished professional service, and their knowledge of issues that pertain to electricity. Tentative Agenda: The meeting of the EAC is expected to include discussion of four work products created by EAC subcommittees, as well as recommendations developed from the special project on regulatory reform. During the meeting, the full EAC membership will vote on whether to approve the recommendations in the five work products. Tentative Agenda daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES June 25, 2018 11:00 a.m.–11:15 a.m. Welcome, Introductions, Meeting Logistics 11:15 a.m.–11:30 a.m. Presentation, Discussion, and Voting on Special Project: Regulatory Reform Recommendations 11:30 a.m.–11:45 a.m. Presentation, Discussion, and Voting on Energy Storage Subcommittee Work Product: A Review of Emerging Energy Storage Technologies 11:45 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Presentation, Discussion, and Voting on Energy Storage Subcommittee Work Product: Energy Storage for Resiliency and Reliability 12:00 p.m.–12:15 p.m. Presentation, Discussion, and Voting on Power Delivery Subcommittee Work Product: Transmission-Distribution I Interface 12:15 p.m.–12:30 p.m. Presentation, Discussion, and Voting on Smart Grid Subcommittee Work Product: Enhancing Grid Resilience with Integrated Storage from Electric Vehicles 12:30 p.m.–12:40 p.m. Public Comments 12:40 p.m.–12:55 p.m. Wrap-up and Adjourn June 2018 Meeting of the EAC The meeting agenda may change to accommodate EAC business. For EAC agenda updates, see the EAC website at: http://energy.gov/oe/services/electricityadvisory-committee-eac. Public Participation: The EAC welcomes the attendance of the public at its meetings. Individuals who wish to offer public comments at the EAC meeting may do so. Approximately 10 minutes will be reserved for public VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:39 May 25, 2018 Jkt 244001 comments. Time allotted per speaker will depend on the number who wish to speak but is not expected to exceed three minutes. Anyone who is not able to attend the meeting, or for whom the allotted public comments time is insufficient to address pertinent issues with the EAC, is invited to send a written statement to Mr. Matthew Rosenbaum. You may submit comments, identified by ‘‘Electricity Advisory Committee Open Meeting,’’ by any of the following methods: • Mail/Hand Delivery/Courier: Matthew Rosenbaum, Office of Electricity, U.S. Department of Energy, Forrestal Building, Room 8G–017, 1000 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20585. • Email: matthew.rosenbaum@ hq.doe.gov. Include ‘‘Electricity Advisory Committee Open Meeting’’ in the subject line of the message. • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name and identifier. All comments received will be posted without change to http:// energy.gov/oe/services/electricityadvisory-committee-eac, including any personal information provided. • Docket: For access to the docket, to read background documents or comments received, go to http:// energy.gov/oe/services/electricityadvisory-committee-eac. The following electronic file formats are acceptable: Microsoft Word (.doc), Corel Word Perfect (.wpd), Adobe Acrobat (.pdf), Rich Text Format (.rtf), plain text (.txt), Microsoft Excel (.xls), and Microsoft PowerPoint (.ppt). If you submit information that you believe to be exempt by law from public disclosure, you must submit one complete copy, as well as one copy from which the information claimed to be exempt by law from public disclosure has been deleted. You must also explain the reasons why you believe the deleted information is exempt from disclosure. DOE is responsible for the final determination concerning disclosure or nondisclosure of the information and for treating it in accordance with the DOE’s Freedom of Information regulations (10 CFR 1004.11). Note: Delivery of the U.S. Postal Service mail to DOE may be delayed by several weeks due to security screening. DOE, therefore, encourages those wishing to comment to submit comments electronically by email. If comments are submitted by regular mail, the Department requests that they be accompanied by a CD or diskette PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 containing electronic files of the submission. Minutes: The minutes of the EAC meeting will be posted on the EAC web page at http://energy.gov/oe/services/ electricity-advisory-committee-eac. They can also be obtained by contacting Mr. Matthew Rosenbaum at the address above. Issued in Washington, DC, on May 22, 2018. Latanya Butler, Deputy Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2018–11403 Filed 5–25–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice for solicitation of members. AGENCY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the U.S. Department of Energy is soliciting nomination for candidates to fill vacancies on the Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee (Committee). DATES: Deadline for Technical Advisory Committee member nominations is June 30, 2018. ADDRESSES: The nominee’s name, resume, biography, and any letters of support must be submitted via one of the following methods: (1) Email to Mark.Elless@ee.doe.gov (2) Overnight delivery service to Dr. Mark Elless, Designated Federal Official for the Committee, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of Energy, Mail Stop EE–3B, 1000 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20585. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Mark Elless, Designated Federal Official for the Committee, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20585; (202) 586–6501; Email: Mark.Elless@ee.doe.gov. 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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 103 (Tuesday, May 29, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 24463-24464]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-11403]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY


Electricity Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Office of Electricity, Department of Energy.

ACTION: Notice of Open Teleconference.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces a meeting of the Electricity Advisory 
Committee. The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that public 
notice of these meetings be announced in the Federal Register.

DATES: Monday, June 25, 2018, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:55 p.m. EST. To 
receive the call-in number and passcode, please contact the Committee's 
Designated Federal Officer, Matthew Rosenbaum, at the address or phone 
number listed below.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Matthew Rosenbaum, Office of 
Electricity, U.S. Department of Energy, Forrestal Building, Room 8G-
017, 1000 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20585; Telephone: 
(202) 586-1060 or email: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Purpose of the Committee: The Electricity Advisory Committee (EAC) 
was re-established in July 2010, in accordance with the provisions of 
the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), as amended, 5 U.S.C., App. 
2,

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to provide advice to the Department of Energy (DOE) in implementing the 
Energy Policy Act of 2005, executing the Energy Independence and 
Security Act of 2007, and modernizing the nation's electricity delivery 
infrastructure. The EAC is composed of individuals of diverse 
background selected for their technical expertise and experience, 
established records of distinguished professional service, and their 
knowledge of issues that pertain to electricity.
    Tentative Agenda: The meeting of the EAC is expected to include 
discussion of four work products created by EAC subcommittees, as well 
as recommendations developed from the special project on regulatory 
reform. During the meeting, the full EAC membership will vote on 
whether to approve the recommendations in the five work products.

Tentative Agenda

June 25, 2018

11:00 a.m.-11:15 a.m. Welcome, Introductions, Meeting Logistics
11:15 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Presentation, Discussion, and Voting on Special 
Project: Regulatory Reform Recommendations
11:30 a.m.-11:45 a.m. Presentation, Discussion, and Voting on Energy 
Storage Subcommittee Work Product: A Review of Emerging Energy Storage 
Technologies
11:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Presentation, Discussion, and Voting on Energy 
Storage Subcommittee Work Product: Energy Storage for Resiliency and 
Reliability
12:00 p.m.-12:15 p.m. Presentation, Discussion, and Voting on Power 
Delivery Subcommittee Work Product: Transmission-Distribution I 
Interface
12:15 p.m.-12:30 p.m. Presentation, Discussion, and Voting on Smart 
Grid Subcommittee Work Product: Enhancing Grid Resilience with 
Integrated Storage from Electric Vehicles
12:30 p.m.-12:40 p.m. Public Comments
12:40 p.m.-12:55 p.m. Wrap-up and Adjourn June 2018 Meeting of the EAC
    The meeting agenda may change to accommodate EAC business. For EAC 
agenda updates, see the EAC website at: http://energy.gov/oe/services/electricity-advisory-committee-eac.
    Public Participation: The EAC welcomes the attendance of the public 
at its meetings. Individuals who wish to offer public comments at the 
EAC meeting may do so. Approximately 10 minutes will be reserved for 
public comments. Time allotted per speaker will depend on the number 
who wish to speak but is not expected to exceed three minutes. Anyone 
who is not able to attend the meeting, or for whom the allotted public 
comments time is insufficient to address pertinent issues with the EAC, 
is invited to send a written statement to Mr. Matthew Rosenbaum.
    You may submit comments, identified by ``Electricity Advisory 
Committee Open Meeting,'' by any of the following methods:
     Mail/Hand Delivery/Courier: Matthew Rosenbaum, Office of 
Electricity, U.S. Department of Energy, Forrestal Building, Room 8G-
017, 1000 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20585.
     Email: [email protected]. Include ``Electricity 
Advisory Committee Open Meeting'' in the subject line of the message.
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Instructions: All 
submissions received must include the agency name and identifier. All 
comments received will be posted without change to http://energy.gov/oe/services/electricity-advisory-committee-eac, including any personal 
information provided.
     Docket: For access to the docket, to read background 
documents or comments received, go to http://energy.gov/oe/services/electricity-advisory-committee-eac.
    The following electronic file formats are acceptable: Microsoft 
Word (.doc), Corel Word Perfect (.wpd), Adobe Acrobat (.pdf), Rich Text 
Format (.rtf), plain text (.txt), Microsoft Excel (.xls), and Microsoft 
PowerPoint (.ppt). If you submit information that you believe to be 
exempt by law from public disclosure, you must submit one complete 
copy, as well as one copy from which the information claimed to be 
exempt by law from public disclosure has been deleted. You must also 
explain the reasons why you believe the deleted information is exempt 
from disclosure.
    DOE is responsible for the final determination concerning 
disclosure or nondisclosure of the information and for treating it in 
accordance with the DOE's Freedom of Information regulations (10 CFR 
1004.11).
    Note: Delivery of the U.S. Postal Service mail to DOE may be 
delayed by several weeks due to security screening. DOE, therefore, 
encourages those wishing to comment to submit comments electronically 
by email. If comments are submitted by regular mail, the Department 
requests that they be accompanied by a CD or diskette containing 
electronic files of the submission.
    Minutes: The minutes of the EAC meeting will be posted on the EAC 
web page at http://energy.gov/oe/services/electricity-advisory-committee-eac. They can also be obtained by contacting Mr. Matthew 
Rosenbaum at the address above.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on May 22, 2018.
Latanya Butler,
Deputy Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2018-11403 Filed 5-25-18; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 6450-01-P