Application To Export Electric Energy; Macquarie Energy LLC, 51530 [2019-21014]

Download as PDF 51530 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 189 / Monday, September 30, 2019 / Notices For specific questions related to collection activities, please contact Pearson Owens, 202–453–7997. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of Education (ED), in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)), provides the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed, revised, and continuing collections of information. This helps the Department assess the impact of its information collection requirements and minimize the public’s reporting burden. It also helps the public understand the Department’s information collection requirements and provide the requested data in the desired format. ED is soliciting comments on the proposed information collection request (ICR) that is described below. The Department of Education is especially interested in public comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is this collection necessary to the proper functions of the Department; (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the Department enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the Department minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, including through the use of information technology. Please note that written comments received in response to this notice will be considered public records. Title of Collection: Application for Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institutions Program (1894–0001). OMB Control Number: 1840–0798. Type of Review: A reinstatement of a previously approved information collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Private Sector. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 60. 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AGENCY: Macquarie Energy LLC (Applicant or MEL) has applied for authorization 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 October 30, 2019. 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 September 19, 2019, DOE received an application from MEL 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. In its application, the Applicant states that it ‘‘does not own, operate, or control any electric generation, transmission, or distribution facilities, and does not hold a franchise or service SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00023 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 territory or native load obligation.’’ The electric energy that the Applicant proposes to export to Canada ‘‘would be surplus to the needs of those entities selling power to MEL.’’ 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. Procedual 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 MEL’s application to export electric energy to Canada should be clearly marked with OE Docket No. EA– 479. An additional copy is to be provided directly to Patricia Donnelly, Macquarie Energy LLC, One Allen Center, 500 Dallas Street, Suite 3100, Houston, TX 77002. 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 http://energy.gov/ node/11845, or by emailing Angela Troy at Angela.Troy@hq.doe.gov. Signed in Washington, DC, on September 23, 2019. Christopher Lawrence, Management and Program Analyst, Transmission Permitting and Technical Assistance, Office of Electricity. [FR Doc. 2019–21014 Filed 9–27–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P E:\FR\FM\30SEN1.SGM 30SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

[OE Docket No. EA-479]


Application To Export Electric Energy; Macquarie Energy LLC

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

ACTION: Notice of application.

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SUMMARY: Macquarie Energy LLC (Applicant or MEL) has applied for 
authorization 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 October 30, 2019.

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 September 19, 2019, DOE received an application from MEL 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.
    In its application, the Applicant states that it ``does not own, 
operate, or control any electric generation, transmission, or 
distribution facilities, and 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 to the needs 
of those entities selling power to MEL.'' 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.
    Procedual 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 MEL's application to export 
electric energy to Canada should be clearly marked with OE Docket No. 
EA-479. An additional copy is to be provided directly to Patricia 
Donnelly, Macquarie Energy LLC, One Allen Center, 500 Dallas Street, 
Suite 3100, Houston, TX 77002.
    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 http://energy.gov/node/11845, or by 
emailing Angela Troy at [email protected].

    Signed in Washington, DC, on September 23, 2019.
Christopher Lawrence,
Management and Program Analyst, Transmission Permitting and Technical 
Assistance, Office of Electricity.
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