Application To Export Electric Energy; New Brunswick Energy Marketing Corporation, 55706-55707 [2018-24358]

Download as PDF amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 55706 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 216 / Wednesday, November 7, 2018 / Notices transmission facilities. That authority expires on February 19, 2019. On October 22, 2018, Powerex filed an application with DOE for renewal of the export authority contained in Order No. EA–145–E for an additional five-year term. In its application, Powerex states that it ‘‘does not own any electric generation or transmission facilities and . . . does not hold a franchise or service territory or native load obligation.’’ The electric energy that Powerex proposes to export to Mexico would be 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 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 (FERC) 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 Powerex’s application to export electric energy to Mexico should be clearly marked with OE Docket No. EA–145–F. An additional copy is to be provided directly to both Connor Curson, Powerex Corp., 666 Burrard Street, Suite 1300, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6C 2X8 and Tracey L. Bradley, Bracewell LLP, 2001 M Street NW, Suite 900, Washington, DC 20036. 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/ VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:46 Nov 06, 2018 Jkt 247001 node/11845, or by emailing Angela Troy at Angela.Troy@hq.doe.gov. Signed in Washington, DC, on November 1, 2018. Christopher Lawrence, Management and Program Analyst, Transmission Permitting and Technical Assistance, Office of Electricity. [FR Doc. 2018–24362 Filed 11–6–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY [OE Docket No. EA–345–B] Application To Export Electric Energy; New Brunswick Energy Marketing Corporation Office of Electricity Department of Energy (DOE). ACTION: Notice of application. AGENCY: New Brunswick Energy Marketing Corporation (Applicant or NBEMC) has applied to renew its authority 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 December 7, 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: The Department of Energy (DOE) regulates exports of electricity from the United States to a foreign country, pursuant to sections 301(b) and 402(f) of the Department of Energy Organization Act (42 U.S.C. 7151(b) and 7172(f)). Such exports require authorization under section 202(e) of the Federal Power Act (16 U.S.C. 824a(e)). On December 6, 2013, DOE issued Order No. EA–345–A to NBEMC, which authorized the Applicant to transmit electric energy from the United States to Canada as a power marketer for a fiveyear term using existing international transmission facilities. That authority expires on December 5, 2018. On October 16, 2018, NBEMC filed an application with DOE for renewal of the export authority contained in Order No. EA–345–A for an additional five-year term. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 In its application, the Applicant states that it ‘‘does not own any electric generation or transmission facilities and, as a power marketer, does not hold a franchise or service territory or native load obligation.’’ The electric energy that the Applicant proposes to export to Canada 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 NBEMC 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 (FERC) Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211). Any person desiring to become a party to this proceeding 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 NBEMC’s application to export electric energy to Canada should be clearly marked with OE Docket No. EA–345–B. An additional copy is to be provided directly to both Janice McNeil, New Brunswick Energy Marketing Corporation, 515 King Street, 2nd Floor, P.O. Box 2040, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada E3B 5G4, and Tracey L. Bradley, Bracewell LLP, 2001 M Street NW, Suite 900, Washington, DC 20036. 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 DOE determines 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. E:\FR\FM\07NON1.SGM 07NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 216 / Wednesday, November 7, 2018 / Notices Signed in Washington, DC, on November 1, 2018. Christopher Lawrence, Management and Program Analyst, Transmission Permitting and Technical Assistance, Office of Electricity. [FR Doc. 2018–24358 Filed 11–6–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY [OE Docket No. EA–463] Application To Export Electric Energy; Boston Energy Trading and Marketing LLC Office of Electricity, Department of Energy (DOE). ACTION: Notice of application. AGENCY: Boston Energy Trading and Marketing LLC (BETM or Applicant) has applied for authorization to transmit electric energy from the United States to Canada pursuant to the Federal Power Act. SUMMARY: Comments, protests, or motions to intervene must be submitted on or before December 7, 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 October 19, 2018, DOE received an application from BETM 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. BETM is also certified as a Qualified Scheduling Entity with the Electric Reliability Council of Texas and is registered as a wholesale power marketer with the Public Utility Commission of Texas. In its application, BETM states that it ‘‘does not own, operate, or control any electric power supply system in the amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:46 Nov 06, 2018 Jkt 247001 United States’’ and that it ‘‘does not have a franchised 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 transmission facilities to be utilized by BETM 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 BETM’s application to export electric energy to Canada should be clearly marked with OE Docket No. EA–463. An additional copy is to be provided to both Jay Goldman, Boston Energy Trading and Marketing LLC, 1 International Place, 9th Floor, Boston, MA 02110, and Tracey L. Bradley, Bracewell LLP, 2001 M Street NW, Suite 900, Washington, DC 20036. 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 November 1, 2018. Christopher Lawrence, Management and Program Analyst, Transmission Permitting and Technical Assistance, Office of Electricity. [FR Doc. 2018–24353 Filed 11–6–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 55707 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 2883–009] Notice of Scoping Meetings and Environmental Site Review and Soliciting Scoping Comments Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection. a. Type of Application: New Major License. b. Project No.: 2883–009. c. Date filed: May 30, 2018. d. Applicant: Aquenergy Systems, LLC. e. Name of Project: Fries Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: On the New River in the Town of Fries, Grayson County, Virginia. No federal lands are occupied by the project works or located within the project boundary. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791(a)–825(r). h. Applicant Contact: Ms. Beth E. Harris, P.E., Southeast Regional Manager, Enel Green Power North America, Inc., 11 Anderson Street, Piedmont, SC 29673, Phone: (864) 846– 0042 ext. 100, Email: beth.harris@ enel.com, or Mr. Kevin Webb, Hydro Licensing Manager, Enel Green Power North America, Inc., 100 Brickstone Square, Suite 300, Andover, MA 01810, Phone: (978) 935–6039, Email: kevin.webb@enel.com. i. FERC Contact: Brandi Sangunett, Phone: 202–502–8393, Email: brandi.sangunett@ferc.gov. j. Deadline for filing scoping comments: January 7, 2019. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file motions to intervene and protests using the Commission’s eFiling system at https:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/efiling.asp. 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 number P–2883–009. The Commission’s Rules of Practice require all intervenors filing documents with the Commission to serve a copy of that document on each person 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 E:\FR\FM\07NON1.SGM 07NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 216 (Wednesday, November 7, 2018)]
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[FR Doc No: 2018-24358]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

[OE Docket No. EA-345-B]


Application To Export Electric Energy; New Brunswick Energy 
Marketing Corporation

AGENCY: Office of Electricity Department of Energy (DOE).

ACTION: Notice of application.

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SUMMARY: New Brunswick Energy Marketing Corporation (Applicant or 
NBEMC) has applied to renew its authority 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 December 7, 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: The Department of Energy (DOE) regulates 
exports of electricity from the United States to a foreign country, 
pursuant to sections 301(b) and 402(f) of the Department of Energy 
Organization Act (42 U.S.C. 7151(b) and 7172(f)). Such exports require 
authorization under section 202(e) of the Federal Power Act (16 U.S.C. 
824a(e)).
    On December 6, 2013, DOE issued Order No. EA-345-A to NBEMC, which 
authorized the Applicant to transmit electric energy from the United 
States to Canada as a power marketer for a five-year term using 
existing international transmission facilities. That authority expires 
on December 5, 2018. On October 16, 2018, NBEMC filed an application 
with DOE for renewal of the export authority contained in Order No. EA-
345-A for an additional five-year term.
    In its application, the Applicant states that it ``does not own any 
electric generation or transmission facilities and, as a power 
marketer, does not hold a franchise or service territory or native load 
obligation.'' The electric energy that the Applicant proposes to export 
to Canada 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 NBEMC 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 (FERC) Rules of 
Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211). Any person desiring to become 
a party to this proceeding 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 NBEMC's application to export 
electric energy to Canada should be clearly marked with OE Docket No. 
EA-345-B. An additional copy is to be provided directly to both Janice 
McNeil, New Brunswick Energy Marketing Corporation, 515 King Street, 
2nd Floor, P.O. Box 2040, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada E3B 5G4, 
and Tracey L. Bradley, Bracewell LLP, 2001 M Street NW, Suite 900, 
Washington, DC 20036.
    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 DOE determines 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 [email protected].


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    Signed in Washington, DC, on November 1, 2018.
Christopher Lawrence,
Management and Program Analyst, Transmission Permitting and Technical 
Assistance, Office of Electricity.
[FR Doc. 2018-24358 Filed 11-6-18; 8:45 am]
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