Parker-Davis Project-Rate Order No. WAPA-184, 32664 [2018-15000]

Download as PDF 32664 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 135 / Friday, July 13, 2018 / Notices Commission, 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426, in accordance with Rule 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.214, within 21 days of the date of issuance of the order. Dated: July 9, 2018. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2018–14981 Filed 7–12–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Western Area Power Administration Parker-Davis Project—Rate Order No. WAPA–184 Western Area Power Administration, DOE. ACTION: Notice of proposed extension of formula rates for Parker-Davis Project Firm Electric and Transmission Service. AGENCY: Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) proposes to extend the existing formula rates for Parker-Davis Project (P–DP) firm electric and transmission service through September 30, 2023. The existing Rate Schedules PD–F7, PD–FT7, PD–FCT7, and PD–NFT7 expire September 30, 2018. DATES: A consultation and comment period starts with the publication of this notice and will end on August 13, 2018. WAPA will accept written comments during the consultation and comment period. ADDRESSES: Send written comments to: Mr. Ronald E. Moulton, Regional Manager, Desert Southwest Region, Western Area Power Administration, P.O. Box 6457, Phoenix, AZ 85005– 6457, or email dswpwrmrk@wapa.gov. WAPA will post information about the proposed formula rate extension and written comments received to its website at: https://www.wapa.gov/ regions/DSW/Rates/Pages/ParkerDavis.aspx FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Tina Ramsey, Rates Manager, Desert Southwest Region, Western Area Power Administration, P.O. Box 6457, Phoenix, AZ 85005–6457, (602) 605– 2565, or email ramsey@wapa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Rate Schedules PD–F7, PD–FT7, PD–FCT7 and PD–NFT7 for Rate Order No. WAPA–162 1 were approved by the sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: 1 FERC confirmed and approved Rate Order No. WAPA–162 on September 18, 2014, in Docket No. EF14–4–000. See Order Confirming and Approving Rate Schedules on a Final Basis, 148 FERC ¶ 61,193. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:47 Jul 12, 2018 Jkt 244001 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for a 5-year period beginning on October 1, 2013, through September 30, 2018. In accordance with 10 CFR 903.23(a), WAPA is proposing to extend the existing formula rates under Rate Schedules PD–F7, PD–FT7, PD–FCT7 and PD–NFT7 for the period beginning on October 1, 2018 through September 30, 2023. Extending these rate schedules through September 30, 2023 will provide WAPA and its customers time to evaluate the potential benefits of combining transmission rates on Federal projects located within WAPA’s Desert Southwest Region. Combining rates may lead to more efficient use of the Federal transmission systems, diversify the customers who use those systems, and be financially advantageous. If, after a thorough evaluation, WAPA determines that combining transmission rates will produce material benefits, it would initiate a rate adjustment to combine the rates. The existing rate schedules consist of separate formula rates for firm electric service, firm point-to-point transmission service, firm transmission service of Salt Lake City Area/Integrated Projects power, and non-firm point-topoint transmission service on the P–DP transmission system. The existing formula rates provide sufficient revenue to pay all annual costs, including interest expense, and repay required investment within the allowable period consistent with the cost recovery criteria set forth in DOE Order RA 6120.2. By Delegation Order No. 00–037.00B, effective November 19, 2016, the Secretary of Energy delegated: (1) The authority to develop power and transmission rates to WAPA’s Administrator; (2) the authority to confirm, approve, and place such rates into effect on an interim basis to the Deputy Secretary of Energy; and (3) the authority to confirm, approve, and place into effect on a final basis, to remand or to disapprove such rates to FERC. In accordance with 10 CFR 903.23(a)(2), WAPA determined it is not necessary to hold a public information or public comment forum but is initiating a 30-day consultation and comment period. Written comments must be received by the end of the consultation and comment period to be considered by WAPA in its decision process. WAPA will post comments received to its website at: https:// www.wapa.gov/regions/DSW/Rates/ Pages/Parker-Davis.aspx. After considering comments, WAPA will take further action on the proposed formula rate extension consistent with 10 CFR 903.23(a). PO 00000 Frm 00047 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: July 3, 2018. Mark A. Gabriel, Administrator. [FR Doc. 2018–15000 Filed 7–12–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Western Area Power Administration Call for 2025 Resource Pool Applications, Sierra Nevada Region Western Area Power Administration, DOE. ACTION: Notice of extension. AGENCY: The Western Area Power Administration (WAPA), a Federal power marketing administration of the Department of Energy (DOE), published the Call for 2025 Resource Pool Applications (Call for 2025 Applications), on March 8, 2018, in the Federal Register. In the Call for 2025 Applications, WAPA stated all applications were due by 4:00 p.m., PDT, on May 7, 2018. This notice reopens the period during which DOE will accept applications and deems any application submitted by 4 p.m., PDT, on August 13, 2018 to be timely submitted. DATES: WAPA must receive applications by 4 p.m., PDT, on August 13, 2018. WAPA will accept applications sent through the U.S. Postal Service, if postmarked at least 3 days before August 13, 2018, and received no later than August 15, 2018. WAPA will not consider applications received after the prescribed date. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Sandee Peebles, Public Utilities Specialist, Sierra Nevada Customer Service Region, Western Area Power Administration, 114 Parkshore Drive, Folsom, CA 95630, (916) 353–4454, or by electronic mail at peebles@wapa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Background On March 8, 2018, WAPA published the Call for 2025 Applications in the Federal Register (83 FR 9851). In that notice, WAPA stated applications were due on May 7, 2018. WAPA received requests to extend the date for submitting applications. By this notice, WAPA reopens the period during which WAPA will accept applications and deems any application submitted by 4 p.m., PDT, on August 13, 2018 to be timely submitted. This notice only reopens the period to submit applications. Applicants must follow the instructions, provide necessary information and comply with E:\FR\FM\13JYN1.SGM 13JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 135 (Friday, July 13, 2018)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-15000]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Western Area Power Administration


Parker-Davis Project--Rate Order No. WAPA-184

AGENCY: Western Area Power Administration, DOE.

ACTION: Notice of proposed extension of formula rates for Parker-Davis 
Project Firm Electric and Transmission Service.

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SUMMARY: Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) proposes to extend 
the existing formula rates for Parker-Davis Project (P-DP) firm 
electric and transmission service through September 30, 2023. The 
existing Rate Schedules PD-F7, PD-FT7, PD-FCT7, and PD-NFT7 expire 
September 30, 2018.

DATES: A consultation and comment period starts with the publication of 
this notice and will end on August 13, 2018. WAPA will accept written 
comments during the consultation and comment period.

ADDRESSES: Send written comments to: Mr. Ronald E. Moulton, Regional 
Manager, Desert Southwest Region, Western Area Power Administration, 
P.O. Box 6457, Phoenix, AZ 85005-6457, or email [email protected]. 
WAPA will post information about the proposed formula rate extension 
and written comments received to its website at: https://www.wapa.gov/regions/DSW/Rates/Pages/Parker-Davis.aspx

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Tina Ramsey, Rates Manager, Desert 
Southwest Region, Western Area Power Administration, P.O. Box 6457, 
Phoenix, AZ 85005-6457, (602) 605-2565, or email [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Rate Schedules PD-F7, PD-FT7, PD-FCT7 and 
PD-NFT7 for Rate Order No. WAPA-162 \1\ were approved by the Federal 
Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for a 5-year period beginning on 
October 1, 2013, through September 30, 2018. In accordance with 10 CFR 
903.23(a), WAPA is proposing to extend the existing formula rates under 
Rate Schedules PD-F7, PD-FT7, PD-FCT7 and PD-NFT7 for the period 
beginning on October 1, 2018 through September 30, 2023. Extending 
these rate schedules through September 30, 2023 will provide WAPA and 
its customers time to evaluate the potential benefits of combining 
transmission rates on Federal projects located within WAPA's Desert 
Southwest Region. Combining rates may lead to more efficient use of the 
Federal transmission systems, diversify the customers who use those 
systems, and be financially advantageous. If, after a thorough 
evaluation, WAPA determines that combining transmission rates will 
produce material benefits, it would initiate a rate adjustment to 
combine the rates. The existing rate schedules consist of separate 
formula rates for firm electric service, firm point-to-point 
transmission service, firm transmission service of Salt Lake City Area/
Integrated Projects power, and non-firm point-to-point transmission 
service on the P-DP transmission system. The existing formula rates 
provide sufficient revenue to pay all annual costs, including interest 
expense, and repay required investment within the allowable period 
consistent with the cost recovery criteria set forth in DOE Order RA 
6120.2.
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    \1\ FERC confirmed and approved Rate Order No. WAPA-162 on 
September 18, 2014, in Docket No. EF14-4-000. See Order Confirming 
and Approving Rate Schedules on a Final Basis, 148 FERC ] 61,193.
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    By Delegation Order No. 00-037.00B, effective November 19, 2016, 
the Secretary of Energy delegated: (1) The authority to develop power 
and transmission rates to WAPA's Administrator; (2) the authority to 
confirm, approve, and place such rates into effect on an interim basis 
to the Deputy Secretary of Energy; and (3) the authority to confirm, 
approve, and place into effect on a final basis, to remand or to 
disapprove such rates to FERC.
    In accordance with 10 CFR 903.23(a)(2), WAPA determined it is not 
necessary to hold a public information or public comment forum but is 
initiating a 30-day consultation and comment period. Written comments 
must be received by the end of the consultation and comment period to 
be considered by WAPA in its decision process. WAPA will post comments 
received to its website at: https://www.wapa.gov/regions/DSW/Rates/Pages/Parker-Davis.aspx. After considering comments, WAPA will take 
further action on the proposed formula rate extension consistent with 
10 CFR 903.23(a).

    Dated: July 3, 2018.
Mark A. Gabriel,
Administrator.
[FR Doc. 2018-15000 Filed 7-12-18; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 6450-01-P