Application to Export Electric Energy; Guzman Energy LLC, 51452-51453 [2018-22198]

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Dated: October 5, 2018. Kate Mullan, Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Office of the Chief Privacy Officer, Office of Management. [FR Doc. 2018–22110 Filed 10–10–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY [OE Docket No. EA–462] Application to Export Electric Energy; Guzman Energy LLC Office of Electricity, DOE. Notice of application. AGENCY: ACTION: Guzman Energy LLC (Guzman Energy or Applicant) has applied for authority to transmit electric energy from the United States to Mexico pursuant to the Federal Power Act. DATES: Comments, protests, or motions to intervene must be submitted on or before November 13, 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 United States Department of Energy SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (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 September 27, 2018, DOE received an application from Guzman Energy for authority to transmit electric energy from the United States to Mexico as a power marketer for a five-year term using existing international transmission facilities. In its application, Guzman Energy states that it ‘‘does not own or operate an integrated transmission or distribution system’’ and ‘‘is not a franchised public utility with a transmission or distribution system and does not have captive customers.’’ The electric energy that Guzman Energy proposes to export to Mexico would be surplus energy purchased from third parties such as electric utilities and Federal power marketing agencies pursuant to voluntary agreements. The existing international transmission facilities to be utilized by the Applicant have previously been authorized by Presidential permits issued pursuant to Executive Order No. 10,485, as amended by Executive Order No. 12,038, 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 (FERC’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 Guzman Energy’s application to export electric energy to Mexico should be clearly marked with OE Docket No. EA–462. An additional copy is to be provided to both Robin Lunt, Guzman Energy LLC, 1125 17th Street, Suite 740, Denver, CO 80202 and Christopher Miller, 101 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables, FL 33134. 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 E:\FR\FM\11OCN1.SGM 11OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 197 / Thursday, October 11, 2018 / Notices 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 http://energy.gov/ node/11845, or by emailing Angela Troy at Angela.Troy@hq.doe.gov. Signed in Washington, DC, on October 4, 2018. Christopher Lawrence, Management and Program Analyst, Transmission Permitting and Technical Assistance, Office of Electricity. 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Southern Company Services, Inc.; Notice of Complaint Take notice that on October 2, 2018, pursuant to section 206 of the Federal Power Act and Rules 206 and 212 of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (Commission) Rules of Practice and Procedure,1 Tradewind Energy, Inc. (Tradewind or Complainant) filed a formal complaint against Southern Company Services, Inc. (Southern or Respondent) alleging that Southern has violated the terms of its Open Access Transmission Tariff (OATT) by unilaterally withdrawing two pending interconnection requests for Tradewind-affiliated generating projects from their interconnection queue without justification and in violation of their OATT and Commission requirements, all as more fully explained in the complaint. Tradewind certifies that a copy of the Complaint were served on Southern and copies have been provided to the Florida Public Service Commission and the Georgia Public Service Commission. Any person desiring to intervene or to protest this filing must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211, 385.214). Protests will be considered by the Commission in determining the appropriate action to be taken, but will not serve to make protestants parties to the proceeding. Any person wishing to become a party must file a notice of intervention or motion to intervene, as appropriate. The Respondent’s answer and all interventions, or protests must be filed on or before the comment date. The Respondent’s answer, motions to intervene, and protests must be served on the Complainants. The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and interventions in lieu of paper using the eFiling link at http://www.ferc.gov. Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and 5 copies of the protest or intervention to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426. This filing is accessible online at http://www.ferc.gov, using the eLibrary link and is available for electronic review in the Commission’s Public 1 18 Frm 00019 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 51453 E:\FR\FM\11OCN1.SGM CFR 385.206 and 385.212. 11OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 197 (Thursday, October 11, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 51452-51453]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-22198]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

[OE Docket No. EA-462]


Application to Export Electric Energy; Guzman Energy LLC

AGENCY: Office of Electricity, DOE.

ACTION: Notice of application.

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SUMMARY: Guzman Energy LLC (Guzman Energy or Applicant) has applied for 
authority to transmit electric energy from the United States to Mexico 
pursuant to the Federal Power Act.

DATES: Comments, protests, or motions to intervene must be submitted on 
or before November 13, 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 [email protected], or by 
facsimile to 202-586-8008.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Exports of electricity from the United 
States to a foreign country are regulated by the United States 
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 September 27, 2018, DOE received an application from Guzman 
Energy for authority to transmit electric energy from the United States 
to Mexico as a power marketer for a five-year term using existing 
international transmission facilities.
    In its application, Guzman Energy states that it ``does not own or 
operate an integrated transmission or distribution system'' and ``is 
not a franchised public utility with a transmission or distribution 
system and does not have captive customers.'' The electric energy that 
Guzman Energy proposes to export to Mexico would be surplus energy 
purchased from third parties such as electric utilities and Federal 
power marketing agencies pursuant to voluntary agreements. The existing 
international transmission facilities to be utilized by the Applicant 
have previously been authorized by Presidential permits issued pursuant 
to Executive Order No. 10,485, as amended by Executive Order No. 
12,038, 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 (FERC'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 Guzman Energy's application 
to export electric energy to Mexico should be clearly marked with OE 
Docket No. EA-462. An additional copy is to be provided to both Robin 
Lunt, Guzman Energy LLC, 1125 17th Street, Suite 740, Denver, CO 80202 
and Christopher Miller, 101 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables, FL 33134.
    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

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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 http://energy.gov/node/11845, or by 
emailing Angela Troy at [email protected].

    Signed in Washington, DC, on October 4, 2018.
Christopher Lawrence,
Management and Program Analyst, Transmission Permitting and Technical 
Assistance, Office of Electricity.
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