Notice of Request for Information (RFI) on H2@Scale (Hydrogen at Scale): Determining Opportunities To Facilitate Wide-Scale Hydrogen Adoption for Energy Security and Economic Growth, 37807-37808 [2018-16578]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 149 / Thursday, August 2, 2018 / Notices Signed in Washington, DC, on July 27, 2018. Jonathan Male, Director, Bioenergy Technologies Office. [FR Doc. 2018–16577 Filed 8–1–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY [OE Docket No. EA–457] Application to Export Electric Energy; ADG Group Inc. Office of Electricity, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of application. AGENCY: ADG Group Inc. (ADG or Applicant) has applied for authorization to transmit electric energy from the United States to Canada pursuant to the Federal Power Act. DATES: Comments, protests, or motions to intervene must be submitted on or before September 4, 2018. ADDRESSES: Comments, protests, motions to intervene, or requests for more information should be addressed to: Office of Electricity, 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) and 7172(f)) and require authorization under section 202(e) of the Federal Power Act (16 U.S.C. 824a(e)). On July 17, 2018, DOE received an application from ADG for authorization to transmit electric energy from the United States to Canada as a power marketer for a five-year term using existing international transmission facilities. In its application, ADG states that it does not own, operate, or control any electric power generation, transmission, or distribution facilities, and that it has no franchised electric power service area. The electric energy that the Applicant proposes to export to Canada would be surplus energy purchased from third parties such as electric utilities and other suppliers within the United States pursuant to voluntary agreements. The existing international daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:06 Aug 01, 2018 Jkt 244001 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 Rules of Practice and Procedure (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 (5) copies of such comments, protests, or motions to intervene should be sent to the address provided above on or before the date listed above. Comments and other filings concerning ADG’s application to export electric energy to Canada should be clearly marked with OE Docket No. EA– 457. An additional copy is to be provided to both Xue Chao (David) Cai, ADG Group Inc., 77 King Street West, Suite 400, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5K 0A1, and Peter P. Thieman, Dentons US LLP, 1900 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20006. 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 https://energy.gov/ node/11845, or by emailing Angela Troy at Angela.Troy@hq.doe.gov. Signed in Washington, DC, on July 24, 2018. Christopher Lawrence, Electricity Policy Analyst, Office of Electricity. [FR Doc. 2018–16579 Filed 8–1–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00025 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 37807 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Notice of Request for Information (RFI) on H2@Scale (Hydrogen at Scale): Determining Opportunities To Facilitate Wide-Scale Hydrogen Adoption for Energy Security and Economic Growth Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy (DOE). ACTION: Request for information (RFI). AGENCY: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) invites public comment on its Request for Information (RFI) on H2@Scale (Hydrogen at Scale): Determining Opportunities to Facilitate Wide-Scale Hydrogen Adoption for Energy Security and Economic Growth. The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) is specifically interested in information to quantify the increasing industrial demand for hydrogen, to identify and quantify the available domestic resources capable of generating sufficient hydrogen to sustainably meet the demand in the near- to long-terms across multiple sectors, and to identify opportunities to leverage current industrial infrastructure to better meet the growing demands for hydrogen across sectors. DATES: Responses to the RFI must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. (ET) on October 31, 2018. ADDRESSES: Interested parties are invited to submit comments using the Online Response Collector found at the specified web link included in the RFI document. Alternatively, responses can be submitted as an attachment to an email addressed to fy18fctostrandedresources@ee.doe.gov with ‘‘H2@Scale RFI’’ in the subject line. Email attachments can be provided as a Microsoft Word (.docx) file or an Adobe PDF (.pdf) file, prepared in accordance with the detailed instructions in the RFI. Documents submitted electronically should clearly indicate which topic areas and specific questions are being addressed, and should be limited to no more than 10MB in size. The complete RFI [DE–FOA–0001965] document is located at https://eereexchange.energy.gov/. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Questions may be addressed to fy18fctostrandedresources@ee.doe.gov or to Eric Miller at (202) 287–5829. Further instruction can be found in the RFI document posted on EERE Exchange at https://eereexchange.energy.gov/. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The H2@ Scale initiative aims to develop and SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\02AUN1.SGM 02AUN1 37808 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 149 / Thursday, August 2, 2018 / Notices enable transformational technologies that can sustainably produce and efficiently utilize large quantities of affordable hydrogen to collectively enable energy storage, energy security, grid resiliency, domestic employment, and American dominance in energy innovation. The purpose of this RFI is to solicit feedback from industry, academia, research laboratories, government agencies, and other stakeholders on opportunities and strategies for expanding and diversifying current hydrogen supply options, and for leveraging and multipurposing current industrial infrastructure to accommodate widespread hydrogen usage. The RFI seeks input in five topic areas: Hydrogen supply expansion and diversification; expansion of markets requiring significant hydrogen demand; leveraging and/or multi-purposing industries and infrastructure to facilitate widespread adoption of hydrogen; potential sponsored competitions to incentivize widespread adoption of hydrogen across multiple sectors; and other innovative approaches to help enable H2@Scale. 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–0001965] at: https://eereexchange.energy.gov/. The regular meeting of the Board will be held at the offices of the Farm Credit Administration in McLean, Virginia, on August 9, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. until such time as the Board concludes its business. ADDRESSES: Farm Credit Administration, 1501 Farm Credit Drive, McLean, Virginia 22102–5090. Submit attendance requests via email to VisitorRequest@FCA.gov. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for further information about attendance requests. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dale L. Aultman, Secretary to the Farm Credit Administration Board, (703) 883– 4009, TTY (703) 883–4056, aultmand@ fca.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This meeting of the Board will be open to the public (limited space available). Please send an email to VisitorRequest@ FCA.gov at least 24 hours before the meeting. In your email include: name, postal address, entity you are representing (if applicable), and telephone number. You will receive an email confirmation from us. Please be prepared to show a photo identification when you arrive. If you need assistance for accessibility reasons, or if you have any questions, contact Dale L. Aultman, Secretary to the Farm Credit Administration Board, at (703) 883– 4009. The matters to be considered at the meeting are: Issued in Washington, DC, on July 23, 2018. Sunita Satyapal, Director, Fuel Cell Technologies Office. Dated: July 30, 2018. Dale L. Aultman, Secretary, Farm Credit Administration Board. [FR Doc. 2018–16578 Filed 8–1–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6705–01–P DATES: Open Session A. Approval of Minutes • July 12, 2018 B. Report • Annual Report on the Farm Credit System’s Young, Beginning, and Small Farmer Mission Performance: 2017 Results [FR Doc. 2018–16629 Filed 7–31–18; 11:15 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION Sunshine Act Meeting; Farm Credit Administration Board daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES FARM CREDIT ADMINISTRATION [OMB 3060–1162] Farm Credit Administration. ACTION: Notice, regular meeting. Information Collection Being Submitted for Review and Approval to the Office of Management and Budget AGENCY: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the Government in the Sunshine Act, of the regular meeting of the Farm Credit Administration Board (Board). SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:06 Aug 01, 2018 Jkt 244001 Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00026 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burdens, and as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC or the Commission) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the following information collection. Comments are requested concerning: Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Commission, including whether the information shall have practical utility; the accuracy of the Commission’s burden estimate; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on the respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and ways to further reduce the information collection burden on small business concerns with fewer than 25 employees. The Commission may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number. No person shall be subject to any penalty for failing to comply with a collection of information subject to the PRA that does not display a valid OMB control number. DATES: Written comments should be submitted on or before September 4, 2018. If you anticipate that you will be submitting comments, but find it difficult to do so within the period of time allowed by this notice, you should advise the contacts listed below as soon as possible. ADDRESSES: Direct all PRA comments to Nicholas A. Fraser, OMB, via email Nicholas_A._Fraser@omb.eop.gov; and to Cathy Williams, FCC, via email PRA@ fcc.gov and to Cathy.Williams@fcc.gov. Include in the comments the OMB control number as shown in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION below. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For additional information or copies of the information collection, contact Cathy Williams at (202) 418–2918. To view a copy of this information collection request (ICR) submitted to OMB: (1) Go to the webpage https://www.reginfo.gov/ public/do/PRAMain, (2) look for the section of the webpage called ‘‘Currently Under Review,’’ (3) click on the downward-pointing arrow in the ‘‘Select Agency’’ box below the ‘‘Currently Under Review’’ heading, (4) select ‘‘Federal Communications Commission’’ from the list of agencies presented in the ‘‘Select Agency’’ box, SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\02AUN1.SGM 02AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 149 (Thursday, August 2, 2018)]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY


Notice of Request for Information (RFI) on [email protected] (Hydrogen at 
Scale): Determining Opportunities To Facilitate Wide-Scale Hydrogen 
Adoption for Energy Security and Economic Growth

AGENCY: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of 
Energy (DOE).

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) on [email protected] (Hydrogen at Scale): 
Determining Opportunities to Facilitate Wide-Scale Hydrogen Adoption 
for Energy Security and Economic Growth. The Office of Energy 
Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) is specifically interested in 
information to quantify the increasing industrial demand for hydrogen, 
to identify and quantify the available domestic resources capable of 
generating sufficient hydrogen to sustainably meet the demand in the 
near- to long-terms across multiple sectors, and to identify 
opportunities to leverage current industrial infrastructure to better 
meet the growing demands for hydrogen across sectors.

DATES: Responses to the RFI must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. 
(ET) on October 31, 2018.

ADDRESSES: Interested parties are invited to submit comments using the 
Online Response Collector found at the specified web link included in 
the RFI document. Alternatively, responses can be submitted as an 
attachment to an email addressed to 
[email protected] with ``[email protected] RFI'' in the 
subject line. Email attachments can be provided as a Microsoft Word 
(.docx) file or an Adobe PDF (.pdf) file, prepared in accordance with 
the detailed instructions in the RFI. Documents submitted 
electronically should clearly indicate which topic areas and specific 
questions are being addressed, and should be limited to no more than 
10MB in size. The complete RFI [DE-FOA-0001965] document is located at 
https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Questions may be addressed to 
[email protected] or to Eric Miller at (202) 287-
5829. Further instruction can be found in the RFI document posted on 
EERE Exchange at https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The [email protected] initiative aims to develop and

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enable transformational technologies that can sustainably produce and 
efficiently utilize large quantities of affordable hydrogen to 
collectively enable energy storage, energy security, grid resiliency, 
domestic employment, and American dominance in energy innovation. The 
purpose of this RFI is to solicit feedback from industry, academia, 
research laboratories, government agencies, and other stakeholders on 
opportunities and strategies for expanding and diversifying current 
hydrogen supply options, and for leveraging and multi-purposing current 
industrial infrastructure to accommodate widespread hydrogen usage. The 
RFI seeks input in five topic areas: Hydrogen supply expansion and 
diversification; expansion of markets requiring significant hydrogen 
demand; leveraging and/or multi-purposing industries and infrastructure 
to facilitate widespread adoption of hydrogen; potential sponsored 
competitions to incentivize widespread adoption of hydrogen across 
multiple sectors; and other innovative approaches to help enable 
[email protected]
    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-0001965] at: https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on July 23, 2018.
 Sunita Satyapal,
Director, Fuel Cell Technologies Office.
[FR Doc. 2018-16578 Filed 8-1-18; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 6450-01-P