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Download as PDF 24124 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 101 / Friday, May 24, 2019 / Notices days prior to the meeting and reasonable provision will be made to include the presentation in the agenda. The Deputy Designated Federal Officer is empowered to conduct the meeting in a fashion that will facilitate the orderly conduct of business. Individuals wishing to make public comments will be provided a maximum of five minutes to present their comments. Minutes: Minutes will be available by writing or calling Melyssa P. Noe at the address and phone number listed above. Minutes will also be available at the following website: https://energy.gov/ orem/listings/oak-ridge-site-specificadvisory-board-meetings. Signed in Washington, DC, on May 21, 2019. Antionette M. Watkins, Acting Deputy Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–10927 Filed 5–23–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Electricity Advisory Committee, Notice of Open Meeting Office of Electricity, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: This notice announces a meeting of the Electricity Advisory Committee. The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that public notice of these meetings be announced in the Federal Register. DATES: Wednesday, June 19, 2019; 12:00 p.m.– 6:00 p.m. EST Thursday, June 20, 2019; 8:00 a.m.– 12:00 p.m. EST ADDRESSES: National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, First Floor Conference Room, 4301 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, Virginia 22203 (Ballston Metro Stop). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher Lawrence, Office of Electricity, U.S. Department of Energy, Forrestal Building, Room 8G–017, 1000 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20585; Telephone: (202) 586–5260 or Email: Christopher.lawrence@ hq.doe.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Purpose of the Committee: The Electricity Advisory Committee (EAC) was established in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), as amended, 5 U.S.C., App. 2, to provide advice to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in implementing the Energy Policy Act of khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:10 May 23, 2019 Jkt 247001 2005, executing the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007, and modernizing the nation’s electricity delivery infrastructure. The EAC is composed of individuals of diverse backgrounds selected for their technical expertise and experience, established records of distinguished professional service, and their knowledge of issues that pertain to electricity. Tentative Agenda June 19, 2019 12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m. Registration 1:00 p.m.–1:20 p.m. Welcome, Introductions, Developments since the March 2019 Meeting 1:20 p.m.–1:40 p.m. Update on Office of Electricity Programs and Initiatives 1:40 p.m.–2:00 p.m. Update of Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Programs and Initiatives 2:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m. Presentation on Electric Power Research Institute Report on Electromagnetic Pulse and Geomagnetic Disturbance 2:30 p.m.–2:45 p.m. Break 2:45 p.m.–3:15 p.m. Introduction to Bulk Power Operating Reserves 3:15 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Panel Session: Optimizing Bulk Power Operating Reserves 5:00 p.m.–5:15 p.m. Break 5:15 p.m.–5:45 p.m. Energy Storage Subcommittee Update 5:45 p.m.–6:00 p.m. Wrap-up and Adjourn Day 1 June 20, 2019 8:00 a.m.–8:10 a.m. Day 2 Opening Remarks 8:10 a.m.–8:30 a.m. Discussion of Energy Storage Deployment Risks 8:30 a.m.–10:30 a.m. Panel Session: Risk Mitigation for Energy Storage Deployment 10:30 a.m.–10:45 a.m. Break 11:45 a.m.–11:05 a.m. Discussion of Office of Electricity Transmission Permitting and Technical Assistance division State Assistance Activities 11:05 a.m.–11:30 a.m. Smart Grid Subcommittee Update 11:30 a.m.–11:40 a.m. Public Comments 11:40 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Wrap-up and Adjourn The meeting agenda may change to accommodate EAC business. 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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 101 (Friday, May 24, 2019)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-10894]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY


Electricity Advisory Committee, Notice of Open Meeting

AGENCY: Office of Electricity, Department of Energy.

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces a meeting of the Electricity Advisory 
Committee. The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that public 
notice of these meetings be announced in the Federal Register.

DATES: 
Wednesday, June 19, 2019; 12:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. EST
Thursday, June 20, 2019; 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. EST

ADDRESSES: National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, First Floor 
Conference Room, 4301 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, Virginia 22203 (Ballston 
Metro Stop).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher Lawrence, Office of 
Electricity, U.S. Department of Energy, Forrestal Building, Room 8G-
017, 1000 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20585; Telephone: 
(202) 586-5260 or Email: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Purpose of the Committee: The Electricity Advisory Committee (EAC) 
was established in accordance with the provisions of the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act (FACA), as amended, 5 U.S.C., App. 2, to provide 
advice to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in implementing the 
Energy Policy Act of 2005, executing the Energy Independence and 
Security Act of 2007, and modernizing the nation's electricity delivery 
infrastructure. The EAC is composed of individuals of diverse 
backgrounds selected for their technical expertise and experience, 
established records of distinguished professional service, and their 
knowledge of issues that pertain to electricity.

Tentative Agenda

June 19, 2019

12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. Registration
1:00 p.m.-1:20 p.m. Welcome, Introductions, Developments since the 
March 2019 Meeting
1:20 p.m.-1:40 p.m. Update on Office of Electricity Programs and 
Initiatives
1:40 p.m.-2:00 p.m. Update of Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable 
Energy Programs and Initiatives
2:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Presentation on Electric Power Research Institute 
Report on Electromagnetic Pulse and Geomagnetic Disturbance
2:30 p.m.-2:45 p.m. Break
2:45 p.m.-3:15 p.m. Introduction to Bulk Power Operating Reserves
3:15 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Panel Session: Optimizing Bulk Power Operating 
Reserves
5:00 p.m.-5:15 p.m. Break
5:15 p.m.-5:45 p.m. Energy Storage Subcommittee Update
5:45 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Wrap-up and Adjourn Day 1

June 20, 2019

8:00 a.m.-8:10 a.m. Day 2 Opening Remarks
8:10 a.m.-8:30 a.m. Discussion of Energy Storage Deployment Risks
8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Panel Session: Risk Mitigation for Energy Storage 
Deployment
10:30 a.m.-10:45 a.m. Break
11:45 a.m.-11:05 a.m. Discussion of Office of Electricity Transmission 
Permitting and Technical Assistance division State Assistance 
Activities
11:05 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Smart Grid Subcommittee Update
11:30 a.m.-11:40 a.m. Public Comments
11:40 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Wrap-up and Adjourn

    The meeting agenda may change to accommodate EAC business. For EAC 
agenda updates, see the EAC website at: http://energy.gov/oe/services/electricity-advisory-committee-eac.
    Public Participation: The EAC welcomes the attendance of the public 
at its meetings, no advanced registration is required. Individuals who 
wish to offer public comments at the EAC meeting may do so on Thursday, 
June 20, 2019, but must register at the registration table in advance. 
Approximately 10 minutes will be reserved for public comments. Time 
allotted per speaker will depend on the number who wish to speak but is 
not expected to exceed three minutes. Anyone who is not able to attend 
the meeting, or for whom the allotted public comments time is 
insufficient to address pertinent issues with the EAC, is invited to 
send a written statement identified by ``Electricity Advisory Committee 
Open Meeting,'' to Mr. Christopher Lawrence at 202-586-1472 (Fax) or 
email: [email protected].
    Minutes: The minutes of the EAC meeting will be posted on the EAC 
web page at http://energy.gov/oe/services/electricity-advisory-committee-eac. They can also be obtained by contacting Mr. Christopher 
Lawrence at the address above.

    Signed in Washington, DC, on May 20, 2019.
Antionette M. Watkins,
Deputy Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2019-10894 Filed 5-23-19; 8:45 am]
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