Big Sky North, LLC; Supplemental Notice That Initial Market-Based Rate Filing Includes Request for Blanket Section 204 Authorization, 40033-40034 [2018-17350]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 156 / Monday, August 13, 2018 / Notices docket(s). For assistance with any FERC Online service, please email FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov. or call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. ER18–2118–000] sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES 20:42 Aug 10, 2018 Jkt 244001 [FR Doc. 2018–17355 Filed 8–10–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY [FR Doc. 2018–17356 Filed 8–10–18; 8:45 am] Federal Energy Regulatory Commission BILLING CODE 6717–01–P This is a supplemental notice in the above-referenced proceeding of Armadillo Flats Wind Project, LLC‘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 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 August 27, 2018. The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and interventions in lieu of paper, using the FERC Online links at https:// www.ferc.gov. To facilitate electronic service, persons with internet access who will eFile a document and/or be listed as a contact for an intervenor must create and validate an eRegistration account using the eRegistration link. Select the eFiling link to log on and submit the intervention or protests. Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and 5 copies of the intervention or protest to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426. The filings in the above-referenced proceeding are accessible in the Commission’s eLibrary system by clicking on the appropriate link in the above list. They are also available for electronic review in the Commission’s Public Reference Room in Washington, DC. There is an eSubscription link on the website that enables subscribers to receive email notification when a document is added to a subscribed VerDate Sep<11>2014 Dated: August 6, 2018. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. Dated: August 7, 2018. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. Armadillo Flats Wind Project, LLC; Supplemental Notice That Initial Market-Based Rate Filing Includes Request For Blanket Section 204 Authorization 40033 [Docket No. ER18–2144–000] Big Sky North, LLC; Supplemental Notice That Initial Market-Based Rate Filing Includes Request for Blanket Section 204 Authorization DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket Nos. ER16–1341–000 and ER16– 1341–001] Southwest Power Pool, Inc.; Notice Affording the Parties an Opportunity To File Briefs 1. On January 5, 2018, Xcel Energy Services Inc. filed with the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (D.C. Circuit) a petition for review of the Commission’s orders in Southwest Power Pool, Inc., 156 FERC ¶ 61,020 (2016) and Southwest Power Pool, Inc., 161 FERC ¶ 61,144 (2017). On July 19, 2018, the Commission filed an unopposed motion for voluntary remand of the abovecaptioned proceedings 1 so that it may consider the implications of the D.C. Circuit’s decision in Old Dominion Electric Cooperative v. FERC.2 In the Voluntary Remand Motion, the Commission stated that it ‘‘will permit the parties to file, within 30 days of the Court’s order on this motion, supplemental pleadings on the significance of the Old Dominion decision (or on any matter of relevance).’’ 3 On July 31, 2018, the D.C. Circuit granted the Voluntary Remand Motion.4 2. Accordingly, the parties are hereby afforded the opportunity to file briefs with the Commission by August 31, 2018, addressing the significance to these proceedings of the Old Dominion decision or any other matter of relevance. 1 Xcel Energy Serv. Inc. v. FERC, Unopposed Motion of Respondent Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for Voluntary Remand, No. 18–1005 (filed July 19, 2018) (Voluntary Remand Motion). 2 Old Dominion Elec. Coop. v. FERC, No. 16– 1111, 2018 WL 2993205 (D.C. Cir. 2018) (Old Dominion). 3 Voluntary Remand Motion at 2. 4 Xcel Energy Serv. Inc. v. FERC, No. 18–1005, Order (issued July 31, 2018). PO 00000 Frm 00053 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 This is a supplemental notice in the above-referenced proceeding Big Sky North, LLC’s application for marketbased 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 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 August 27, 2018. The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and interventions in lieu of paper, using the FERC Online links at https:// www.ferc.gov. To facilitate electronic service, persons with internet access who will eFile a document and/or be listed as a contact for an intervenor must create and validate an eRegistration account using the eRegistration link. Select the eFiling link to log on and submit the intervention or protests. Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and 5 copies of the intervention or protest to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426. The filings in the above-referenced proceeding are accessible in the Commission’s eLibrary system by clicking on the appropriate link in the above list. They are also available for electronic review in the Commission’s E:\FR\FM\13AUN1.SGM 13AUN1 40034 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 156 / Monday, August 13, 2018 / Notices Public Reference Room in Washington, DC. There is an eSubscription link on the website that enables subscribers to receive email notification when a document is added to a subscribed docket(s). For assistance with any FERC Online service, please email FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov. or call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Dated: August 7, 2018. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2018–17350 Filed 8–10–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY written, or regarded topics that were not relevant to the Guidelines. All of the information related to the Guidelines and submitted comments can be found on the FERC website (www.ferc.gov) using the eLibrary link. Click on the eLibrary link, click on ‘‘Docket Search’’ and in the Docket Number field enter the docket number ‘‘AD18–13,’’ excluding the last three digits. For assistance, please contact FERC Online Support at FercOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or toll free at (866) 208–3676, or for TTY, contact (202) 502–8659. The eLibrary link also provides access to formal documents issued by the Commission, such as orders, notices, and rulemakings. Dated: August 7, 2018. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [FR Doc. 2018–17288 Filed 8–10–18; 8:45 am] [Docket No. AD18–13–000] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Notice of Availability of the Final Engineering Guidelines for the Evaluation of Hydropower Projects: Chapter 12—Water Conveyance DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY The staff of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC or Commission) Office of Energy Projects has finalized its new Engineering Guidelines for the Evaluation of Hydropower Projects: Chapter 12— Water Conveyance (Guidelines), which was issued in draft form on May 17, 2018, for comment. The Guidelines revision reflects the most current thinking and practices of the Division of Dam Safety and Inspections. The Guidelines can be found in Docket Number AD18–13–000. The full text of the Guidelines can be viewed on the Commission’s website at https:// www.ferc.gov/industries/hydropower/ safety/guidelines/eng-guide/chap12.pdf. The Guidelines are intended to provide guidance to the industry. This document does not substitute for, amend, or supersede the Commission’s regulations under the 18 CFR part 12— Safety of Water Power Projects and Project Works. imposes no new legal obligations and grants no additional rights. In response to the draft Guidelines, Commission staff received comments from federal and state agencies, licensees whose portfolio includes arch dams, independent consultants and inspectors, and other interested parties. Staff reviewed and considered each comment and modified several portions of the document in response. Staff declined to modify the document where comments either were already adequately/accurately addressed as VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:42 Aug 10, 2018 Jkt 244001 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project Nos. 10809–044, 10810–050, 10808– 061, 2785–095] Boyce Hydro Power, LLC; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Protests Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection: a. Application Type: Temporary Variance Application. b. Project Nos: 10809–044, 10810– 050, 10808–061, 2785–095. c. Date Filed: July 26, 2018, as clarified on August 7, 2018. d. Applicant: Boyce Hydro Power, LLC. e. Name of Project: Secord, Smallwood, Edenville, and Sanford Hydroelectric Projects. f. Location: These projects are located on the Tittabawassee and Tobacco Rivers in Gladwin and Midland counties, Michigan. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791a–825r. h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Lee Mueller, Boyce Hydro Power, LLC, 10120 W. Flamingo Road, Suite 4192, Las Vegas, NV 89147, (702) 367–7302. i. FERC Contact: Dr. Jennifer Ambler, (202) 502–8586, jennifer.ambler@ ferc.gov. j. Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, and protests: September 6, 2018. PO 00000 Frm 00054 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file comments, motions to intervene, and protests using the Commission’s eFiling system at https://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ efiling.asp. Commenters can submit brief comments up to 6,000 characters, without prior registration, using the eComment system at https:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ ecomment.asp. You must include your name and contact information at the end of your comments. For assistance, please contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, (866) 208–3676 (toll free), or (202) 502–8659 (TTY). In lieu of electronic filing, please send a paper copy to: Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426. The first page of any filing should include docket numbers P–10809–044, P–10810–050, P–10808–061, and/or P– 2785–095. The Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure require all intervenors filing documents with the Commission to serve a copy of that document on each person whose name appears on the official service list for the project. Further, if an intervenor files comments or documents with the Commission relating to the merits of an issue that may affect the responsibilities of a particular resource agency, they must also serve a copy of the document on that resource agency. k. Description of Request: The licensee requests a temporary variance of lake level requirements contained in articles 403, 403, 404, and 411 of its licenses for the Secord, Smallwood, Edenville, and Sanford Projects, respectively. To facilitate focused spillway assessments and gate inspections, the licensee proposes to lower each reservoir about 4 feet to the following elevations: 746.8 ft for Secord, 700.4 ft for Smallwood, 671.8 ft for Edenville, and 626.8 ft for Sanford (all reservoir elevations are at National Geodetic Vertical Datum) beginning September 20, 2018. The licensee would draw down the reservoirs at a rate of 8 inches per day for the inspections to occur on/about October 1, 2018. Potentially beginning on October 2, 2018, the licensee would begin refilling the reservoirs at a rate not to exceed 9 inches per day to return the reservoirs to their normal water surface elevations of 750.8 ft for Secord, 704.8 ft for Smallwood, 675.8 ft for Edenville, and 630.8 ft for Sanford. l. Locations of the Application: A copy of the application is available for inspection and reproduction at the Commission’s Public Reference Room, located at 888 First Street NE, Room 2A, E:\FR\FM\13AUN1.SGM 13AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 156 (Monday, August 13, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 40033-40034]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-17350]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. ER18-2144-000]


Big Sky North, LLC; 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 
Big Sky North, LLC'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 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 August 27, 2018.
    The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and 
interventions in lieu of paper, using the FERC Online links at https://www.ferc.gov. To facilitate electronic service, persons with internet 
access who will eFile a document and/or be listed as a contact for an 
intervenor must create and validate an eRegistration account using the 
eRegistration link. Select the eFiling link to log on and submit the 
intervention or protests.
    Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and 
5 copies of the intervention or protest to the Federal Energy 
Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426.
    The filings in the above-referenced proceeding are accessible in 
the Commission's eLibrary system by clicking on the appropriate link in 
the above list. They are also available for electronic review in the 
Commission's

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Public Reference Room in Washington, DC. There is an eSubscription link 
on the website that enables subscribers to receive email notification 
when a document is added to a subscribed docket(s). For assistance with 
any FERC Online service, please email [email protected]. or 
call (866) 208-3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502-8659.

    Dated: August 7, 2018.
Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr.,
Deputy Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2018-17350 Filed 8-10-18; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 6717-01-P