Notice of Request for Information (RFI) on National Wind Technology Center Facility and Infrastructure Investments, 37489 [2018-16454]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 148 / Wednesday, August 1, 2018 / Notices public, respondents are strongly advised to not include any information in their responses that might be considered business sensitive, proprietary, or otherwise confidential. If, however, a respondent chooses to submit business sensitive, proprietary, or otherwise confidential information, it must be clearly and conspicuously marked as such in the response as detailed in the RFI [DE–FOA–0001963] at: https://eereexchange.energy.gov/. Factors of interest to DOE when evaluating requests to treat submitted information as confidential include: (1) A description of the items; (2) whether and why such items are customarily treated as confidential within the industry; (3) whether the information is generally known by or available from other sources; (4) whether the information has previously been made available to others without obligation concerning its confidentiality; (5) an explanation of the competitive injury to the submitting person that would result from public disclosure; (6) when such information might lose its confidential character due to the passage of time; and (7) why disclosure of the information would be contrary to the public interest. Signed in Washington, DC, on July 27, 2018. Valerie Reed, Acting Director, Wind Energy Technologies Office. [FR Doc. 2018–16453 Filed 7–31–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Notice of Request for Information (RFI) on National Wind Technology Center Facility and Infrastructure Investments Wind Energy Technologies Office, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy ACTION: Request for information (RFI). AGENCY: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) invites public comment on its Request for Information (RFI) number DE–FOA–0001959 regarding the National Wind Technology Center. The purpose of this RFI is to address the growing research and development (R&D) interest in the use of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s (NREL’s) National Wind Technology Center (NWTC) facilities for renewable energy, energy storage, and grid integration technology development and testing. DATES: Responses to the RFI must be received by no later than 5:00pm (ET) on August 27, 2018. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:07 Jul 31, 2018 Jkt 244001 Interested parties are to submit comments electronically to NWTC_EERE_RFI@ee.doe.gov. Include National Wind Technology Center Facility and Infrastructure Investments in the subject of the title. Responses must be provided as attachments to an email. It is recommended that attachments with file sizes exceeding 25MB be compressed (i.e., zipped) to ensure message delivery. Responses must be provided as an attachment to the email, and no more than 10 pages in length, 12 point font, 1 inch margins. Only electronic responses will be accepted. The complete RFI document is located at https://eereexchange.energy.gov/. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Questions may be addressed to Gary Nowakowski who can be reached at (720) 356–1732 or Gary.Nowakowski@ ee.doe.gov. Further instruction can be found in the RFI document posted on EERE Exchange. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of this RFI is to solicit feedback from industry, academia, research laboratories, government agencies, and other stakeholders on energy efficiency and renewable energy R&D testing needs and the associated equipment, facilities and infrastructure needed to ensure continued world class energy technology development at the NWTC. This is solely a request for information and NOT a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA). EERE is not accepting applications. The RFI is available at: https://eereexchange.energy.gov/. ADDRESSES: Confidential Business Information Because information received in response to this RFI may be used to structure future programs, funding and/ or otherwise be made available to the public, respondents are strongly advised to not include any information in their responses that might be considered business sensitive, proprietary, or otherwise confidential. If, however, a respondent chooses to submit business sensitive, proprietary, or otherwise confidential information, it must be clearly and conspicuously marked as such in the response as detailed in the RFI [DE–FOA–0001959] at: https://eereexchange.energy.gov/. Factors of interest to DOE when evaluating requests to treat submitted information as confidential include: (1) A description of the items; (2) whether and why such items are customarily treated as confidential within the industry; (3) whether the information is generally known by or available from other sources; (4) whether the PO 00000 Frm 00031 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 37489 information has previously been made available to others without obligation concerning its confidentiality; (5) an explanation of the competitive injury to the submitting person that would result from public disclosure; (6) when such information might lose its confidential character due to the passage of time; and (7) why disclosure of the information would be contrary to the public interest. Signed in Washington, DC, on July 27, 2018. Valerie Reed, Acting Director, Wind Energy Technologies Office. [FR Doc. 2018–16454 Filed 7–31–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Environmental Management SiteSpecific Advisory Board, Oak Ridge Department of Energy. Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: This notice announces a meeting of the Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board (EM SSAB), Oak Ridge. The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that public notice of this meeting be announced in the Federal Register. SUMMARY: DATES: Saturday, August 25, 2018, 9:00 a.m. Black Bear Inn & Suites, 1100 Parkway, Gatlinburg, Tennessee 37738. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Melyssa P. Noe, Alternate Deputy Designated Federal Officer, U.S. Department of Energy, Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management (OREM), P.O. Box 2001, EM–942, Oak Ridge, TN 37831. Phone (865) 241–3315; Fax (865) 241–6932; E-mail: Melyssa.Noe@ orem.doe.gov. Or visit the website at https://energy.gov/orem/services/ community-engagement/oak-ridge-sitespecific-advisory-board. 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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY


Notice of Request for Information (RFI) on National Wind 
Technology Center Facility and Infrastructure Investments

AGENCY: Wind Energy Technologies Office, Office of Energy Efficiency 
and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy

ACTION: Request for information (RFI).

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) invites public comment on 
its Request for Information (RFI) number DE-FOA-0001959 regarding the 
National Wind Technology Center. The purpose of this RFI is to address 
the growing research and development (R&D) interest in the use of the 
National Renewable Energy Laboratory's (NREL's) National Wind 
Technology Center (NWTC) facilities for renewable energy, energy 
storage, and grid integration technology development and testing.

DATES: Responses to the RFI must be received by no later than 5:00pm 
(ET) on August 27, 2018.

ADDRESSES: Interested parties are to submit comments electronically to 
[email protected]. Include National Wind Technology Center 
Facility and Infrastructure Investments in the subject of the title. 
Responses must be provided as attachments to an email. It is 
recommended that attachments with file sizes exceeding 25MB be 
compressed (i.e., zipped) to ensure message delivery. Responses must be 
provided as an attachment to the email, and no more than 10 pages in 
length, 12 point font, 1 inch margins. Only electronic responses will 
be accepted. The complete RFI document is located at https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Questions may be addressed to Gary 
Nowakowski who can be reached at (720) 356-1732 or 
[email protected]. Further instruction can be found in the RFI 
document posted on EERE Exchange.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of this RFI is to solicit 
feedback from industry, academia, research laboratories, government 
agencies, and other stakeholders on energy efficiency and renewable 
energy R&D testing needs and the associated equipment, facilities and 
infrastructure needed to ensure continued world class energy technology 
development at the NWTC. This is solely a request for information and 
NOT a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA). EERE is not accepting 
applications. The RFI is available at: https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/.

Confidential Business Information

    Because information received in response to this RFI may be used to 
structure future programs, funding and/or otherwise be made available 
to the public, respondents are strongly advised to not include any 
information in their responses that might be considered business 
sensitive, proprietary, or otherwise confidential. If, however, a 
respondent chooses to submit business sensitive, proprietary, or 
otherwise confidential information, it must be clearly and 
conspicuously marked as such in the response as detailed in the RFI 
[DE-FOA-0001959] at: https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/.
    Factors of interest to DOE when evaluating requests to treat 
submitted information as confidential include: (1) A description of the 
items; (2) whether and why such items are customarily treated as 
confidential within the industry; (3) whether the information is 
generally known by or available from other sources; (4) whether the 
information has previously been made available to others without 
obligation concerning its confidentiality; (5) an explanation of the 
competitive injury to the submitting person that would result from 
public disclosure; (6) when such information might lose its 
confidential character due to the passage of time; and (7) why 
disclosure of the information would be contrary to the public interest.

    Signed in Washington, DC, on July 27, 2018.
Valerie Reed,
Acting Director, Wind Energy Technologies Office.
[FR Doc. 2018-16454 Filed 7-31-18; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 6450-01-P