Central Valley Project, California-Oregon Transmission Project, Pacific Alternating Current Intertie, Third-Party Transmission-Rate Order No. WAPA-185, 63857-63858 [2018-26886]

Download as PDF amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 238 / Wednesday, December 12, 2018 / Notices Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/17/18. Docket Numbers: RP19–377–000. Applicants: White River Hub, LLC. Description: Compliance filing Petition for Approval of Stipulation and Settlement Agreement to be effective N/A. Filed Date: 12/3/18. Accession Number: 20181203–5234. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/17/18. Docket Numbers: RP19–378–000. Applicants: Stingray Pipeline Company, L.L.C. Description: eTariff filing per 1430: 501–G Compliance to be effective N/A. Filed Date: 12/3/18. Accession Number: 20181203–5245. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/17/18. Docket Numbers: RP19–379–000. Applicants: UGI Mt. Bethel Pipeline Company, LLC. Description: Operational Purchases and Sales Report of UGI Mt. Bethel Pipeline Company, LLC under RP19– 379. Filed Date: 12/3/18. Accession Number: 20181203–5327. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/17/18. Docket Numbers: RP19–380–000. 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[FR Doc. 2018–26893 Filed 12–11–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Western Area Power Administration Central Valley Project, CaliforniaOregon Transmission Project, Pacific Alternating Current Intertie, Third-Party Transmission-Rate Order No. WAPA– 185 Western Area Power Administration, DOE. ACTION: Notice of proposed extension of power, transmission and ancillary services formula rates. AGENCY: Western Area Power Administration proposes to extend existing formula rates through September 30, 2024, for: Central Valley Project (CVP) power, transmission and ancillary service; California-Oregon Transmission Project transmission; Pacific Alternating Current Intertie transmission; and third-party transmission. The current rates expire on September 30, 2019. DATES: The consultation and comment period will begin with the publication of this notice and will end on January 11, 2019. WAPA will accept written comments any time during the consultation and comment period. ADDRESSES: Send written comments to: Mr. Arun Sethi, Power Marketing Manager, Sierra Nevada Region, Western Area Power Administration, 114 Parkshore Drive, Folsom, CA 95630–4710, or email asethi@wapa.gov. WAPA will post information on the proposed rate extension to its website at https://www.wapa.gov/regions/SN/rates. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\12DEN1.SGM 12DEN1 63858 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 238 / Wednesday, December 12, 2018 / Notices Ms. Autumn Wolfe, Rates Manager, Sierra Nevada Region, Western Area Power Administration, 114 Parkshore Drive, Folsom, CA 95630–4710, (916) 353– 4686, or email wolfe@wapa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On July 14, 2016, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) approved Rate Order No. WAPA–173,1 which extended the rates listed below for three years from October 1, 2016, through September 30, 2019. • CV–F13 (Base Resource and First Preference Power), • CPP–2 (Custom Product Power), • CV–T3 (Firm and Non-Firm Pointto-Point Transmission Service), • CV–NWT5 (Network Integration Transmission Service), • COTP–T3 (Firm and Non-Firm Point-to-Point Transmission Service), • PACI–T3 (Firm and Non-Firm Point-to-Point Transmission Service), • CV–TPT7 (Third-Party Transmission Service), • CV–UUP1 (Unreserved Use Penalties), • CV–RFS4 (Regulation and Frequency Response), • CV–SPR4 (Spinning Reserves), • CV–SUR4 (Supplemental Reserves), • CV–EID4 (Energy Imbalance Service), and • CV–GID1 (Generator Imbalance). WAPA proposes to extend the existing formula rates, without any adjustments, for five years from October 1, 2019, through September 30, 2024. WAPA is taking action under 10 CFR 903.23(a). These formula rates allow for recalculation of unit charges and revenue requirements at least annually. WAPA notifies customers of annual changes in writing, at customer meetings, and by posting on WAPA’s website. The existing formula rates provide sufficient revenue to pay all annual costs, including interest expense, and repay required investments within the allowable period consistent with the cost recovery criteria set forth in DOE Order RA 6120.2. Extending the rates through September 30, 2024, will: (1) Ensure continued cost recovery; (2) allow time to develop rates under the new power marketing plan effective January 1, 2025; and (3) provide WAPA and its customers time to evaluate the Bureau of Reclamation initiatives, including the final CVP Cost Allocation Study results amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 1 See U.S. Department of Energy, Western Area Power Administration, Docket No. EF16–3–000, 156 FERC ¶ 62,039 (2016). FERC originally approved the rate on December 2, 2011. See U.S. Department of Energy, Western Area Power Administration, Docket No. EF11–9–000, 137 FERC ¶ 62,201 (2011). VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:39 Dec 11, 2018 Jkt 247001 and credits and offsets from the Central Valley Project Improvement Act. Effective November 19, 2016, the Secretary of Energy delegated, through Delegation Order No. 00–037.00B: (1) The authority to develop power and transmission rates to WAPA’s Administrator; (2) the authority to confirm, approve, and place such rates into effect on an interim basis to the Deputy Secretary of Energy; and (3) the authority to confirm, approve, and place into effect on a final basis, to remand or to disapprove such rates to FERC. Effective November 1, 2018, the Secretary of Energy delegated, through Delegation Order No. 00–002.00Q, the authority (on a non-exclusive basis) to confirm, approve, and place such rates into effect on an interim basis to the Under Secretary of Energy. WAPA will not hold public information or public comment forums but is initiating a 30-day consultation and comment period in accordance with 10 CFR 903.23(a)(2). Written comments on the proposed rate extension must be received prior to the end of the consultation and comment period to be considered by WAPA in its decision process. WAPA will post comments received to its website, https:// www.wapa.gov/regions/SN/rates, after the close of the consultation and comment period. After considering comments, WAPA will take further action on the proposed formula rate extension consistent with 10 CFR part 903.23(a). Dated: November 28, 2018. Mark A. Gabriel, Administrator. less than 15 calendar days’ notice. For further information regarding the teleconference and background materials, please contact Ann-Marie Gantner at the number and email provided below. Background: The Good Neighbor Environmental Board is a federal advisory committee chartered under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92–463. By statute, the Board is required to submit an annual report to the President on environmental and infrastructure issues along the U.S. border with Mexico. Purpose of Meeting: The purpose of this teleconference is to discuss and approve the Board’s annual letter to the President, which focuses on energy infrastructure along the U.S.-Mexico border. General Information: The agenda and teleconference materials, as well as general information about the Board, can be found at http://www2.epa.gov/ faca/gneb. If you wish to make oral comments or submit written comments to the Board, please contact Ann-Marie Gantner at least five days prior to the teleconference. Meeting Access: For information on access or services for individuals with disabilities, please contact Ann-Marie Gantner at (202) 564–4330 or email at gantner.ann-marie@epa.gov. To request accommodation of a disability, please contact Ann-Marie Gantner at least 10 days prior to the meeting to give EPA as much time as possible to process your request. [FR Doc. 2018–26886 Filed 12–11–18; 8:45 am] Dated: December 4, 2018. Ann-Marie Gantner, Designated Federal Officer. BILLING CODE 6450–01–P [FR Doc. 2018–26918 Filed 12–11–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–9987–79–OARM] Good Neighbor Environmental Board; Notification of Public Advisory Committee Teleconference Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice of Public Advisory Committee Teleconference. AGENCY: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, notice is hereby given that the Good Neighbor Environmental Board (Board) will hold a public teleconference on December 19, 2018 from 12:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. 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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 238 (Wednesday, December 12, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 63857-63858]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-26886]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Western Area Power Administration


Central Valley Project, California-Oregon Transmission Project, 
Pacific Alternating Current Intertie, Third-Party Transmission-Rate 
Order No. WAPA-185

AGENCY: Western Area Power Administration, DOE.

ACTION: Notice of proposed extension of power, transmission and 
ancillary services formula rates.

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SUMMARY: Western Area Power Administration proposes to extend existing 
formula rates through September 30, 2024, for: Central Valley Project 
(CVP) power, transmission and ancillary service; California-Oregon 
Transmission Project transmission; Pacific Alternating Current Intertie 
transmission; and third-party transmission. The current rates expire on 
September 30, 2019.

DATES: The consultation and comment period will begin with the 
publication of this notice and will end on January 11, 2019. WAPA will 
accept written comments any time during the consultation and comment 
period.

ADDRESSES: Send written comments to: Mr. Arun Sethi, Power Marketing 
Manager, Sierra Nevada Region, Western Area Power Administration, 114 
Parkshore Drive, Folsom, CA 95630-4710, or email [email protected]. WAPA 
will post information on the proposed rate extension to its website at 
https://www.wapa.gov/regions/SN/rates.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Autumn Wolfe, Rates Manager, 
Sierra Nevada Region, Western Area Power Administration, 114 Parkshore 
Drive, Folsom, CA 95630-4710, (916) 353-4686, or email [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On July 14, 2016, the Federal Energy 
Regulatory Commission (FERC) approved Rate Order No. WAPA-173,\1\ which 
extended the rates listed below for three years from October 1, 2016, 
through September 30, 2019.
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    \1\ See U.S. Department of Energy, Western Area Power 
Administration, Docket No. EF16-3-000, 156 FERC ] 62,039 (2016). 
FERC originally approved the rate on December 2, 2011. See U.S. 
Department of Energy, Western Area Power Administration, Docket No. 
EF11-9-000, 137 FERC ] 62,201 (2011).
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     CV-F13 (Base Resource and First Preference Power),
     CPP-2 (Custom Product Power),
     CV-T3 (Firm and Non-Firm Point-to-Point Transmission 
Service),
     CV-NWT5 (Network Integration Transmission Service),
     COTP-T3 (Firm and Non-Firm Point-to-Point Transmission 
Service),
     PACI-T3 (Firm and Non-Firm Point-to-Point Transmission 
Service),
     CV-TPT7 (Third-Party Transmission Service),
     CV-UUP1 (Unreserved Use Penalties),
     CV-RFS4 (Regulation and Frequency Response),
     CV-SPR4 (Spinning Reserves),
     CV-SUR4 (Supplemental Reserves),
     CV-EID4 (Energy Imbalance Service), and
     CV-GID1 (Generator Imbalance).
    WAPA proposes to extend the existing formula rates, without any 
adjustments, for five years from October 1, 2019, through September 30, 
2024. WAPA is taking action under 10 CFR 903.23(a).
    These formula rates allow for recalculation of unit charges and 
revenue requirements at least annually. WAPA notifies customers of 
annual changes in writing, at customer meetings, and by posting on 
WAPA's website. The existing formula rates provide sufficient revenue 
to pay all annual costs, including interest expense, and repay required 
investments within the allowable period consistent with the cost 
recovery criteria set forth in DOE Order RA 6120.2.
    Extending the rates through September 30, 2024, will: (1) Ensure 
continued cost recovery; (2) allow time to develop rates under the new 
power marketing plan effective January 1, 2025; and (3) provide WAPA 
and its customers time to evaluate the Bureau of Reclamation 
initiatives, including the final CVP Cost Allocation Study results and 
credits and offsets from the Central Valley Project Improvement Act.
    Effective November 19, 2016, the Secretary of Energy delegated, 
through Delegation Order No. 00-037.00B: (1) The authority to develop 
power and transmission rates to WAPA's Administrator; (2) the authority 
to confirm, approve, and place such rates into effect on an interim 
basis to the Deputy Secretary of Energy; and (3) the authority to 
confirm, approve, and place into effect on a final basis, to remand or 
to disapprove such rates to FERC. Effective November 1, 2018, the 
Secretary of Energy delegated, through Delegation Order No. 00-002.00Q, 
the authority (on a non-exclusive basis) to confirm, approve, and place 
such rates into effect on an interim basis to the Under Secretary of 
Energy.
    WAPA will not hold public information or public comment forums but 
is initiating a 30-day consultation and comment period in accordance 
with 10 CFR 903.23(a)(2). Written comments on the proposed rate 
extension must be received prior to the end of the consultation and 
comment period to be considered by WAPA in its decision process. WAPA 
will post comments received to its website, https://www.wapa.gov/regions/SN/rates, after the close of the consultation and comment 
period. After considering comments, WAPA will take further action on 
the proposed formula rate extension consistent with 10 CFR part 
903.23(a).

    Dated: November 28, 2018.
Mark A. Gabriel,
Administrator.
[FR Doc. 2018-26886 Filed 12-11-18; 8:45 am]
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