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Download as PDF khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES 72352 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 250 / Tuesday, December 31, 2019 / Notices otherwise enter upon lands or waters owned by others without the owners’ express permission. The proposed project would consist of the following: (1) An upper reservoir having a total storage capacity of 13,900 acre feet with a crest elevation of 3,050 feet mean sea level (msl), a maximum pool elevation of 3,040 feet msl, and a surface area of 150 acres; (2) a lower reservoir having a total storage capacity of 13,900 acre feet with a crest elevation 1,080 feet msl, a maximum pool elevation of 1,800 feet msl, and a surface area of 290 acres; (3) two 19-footdiameter, 12,160-foot-long penstocks and two 21-foot-diameter, 3,00-foot-long tailraces; (4) a 750-foot-long, 175-foothigh, 70-foot-wide containing as many as four advanced ternary pumped storage single runner units with a total capacity of 800 megawatts; (5) twin circuit 500-kilovolt, 40-mile-long transmission lines that would connect to an existing transmission line owned by the Arizona Public Service Company or Salt River Project 1 or extend to an interconnect at the Hassayampa or Palo Verde substations; and (6) appurtenant facilities. Initial fill and makeup water would be acquired from the Colorado River region and conveyed to the project via the existing Central Arizona Project aqueduct. The estimated annual generation of the Project would be 311,000 megawatt hours. Applicant Contact: Mr. Adam Rousselle, Renewable Energy Aggregators, 2113 Middle Street Suite 201, Sullivans Island, South Carolina 29482; phone: (267) 254–6107. FERC Contact: Benjamin Mann; Email: benjamin.mann@ferc.gov; phone: (202) 502–8127. Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, competing applications (without notices of intent), or notices of intent to file competing applications: 60 days from the issuance of this notice. Competing applications and notices of intent must meet the requirements of 18 CFR 4.36. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file comments, motions to intervene, notices of intent, and competing applications using the Commission’s eFiling system at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/efiling.asp. Commenters can submit brief comments up to 6,000 characters, without prior registration, using the eComment system at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ ecomment.asp. You must include your name and contact information at the end 1 Salt River Project is a not-for-profit water and energy company that provides water and power to more than 2 million people living in central Arizona. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:30 Dec 30, 2019 Jkt 250001 of your comments. 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–15009–000. More information about this project, including a copy of the application, can be viewed or printed on the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link of Commission’s website at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/elibrary.asp. Enter the docket number (P–15009) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. Dated: December 23, 2019. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–28262 Filed 12–30–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 14995–000] Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications; Pumped Hydro Storage, LLC On May 14, 2019, Pumped Hydro Storage, LLC, filed an application for a preliminary permit, pursuant to section 4(f) of the Federal Power Act, proposing to study the feasibility of the San Francisco River Pumped Storage Project to be located on the San Francisco River in Greenlee County, Arizona and Catron County, New Mexico. The sole purpose of a preliminary permit, if issued, is to grant the permit holder priority to file a license application during the permit term. A preliminary permit does not authorize the permit holder to perform any land-disturbing activities or otherwise enter upon lands or waters owned by others without the owners’ express permission. The proposed project would consist of the following: (1) A new 180-foot-high, 3,000-foot-long upper dam impounding a 200-acre reservoir; (2) a new 200-foothigh, 650-foot-long lower dam impounding a 900-acre reservoir; (3) two new 12,000-foot-long, 32-footdiameter penstocks; (4) a new reinforced concrete powerhouse containing five 250-megawatt turbine-generator units, for a total installed capacity of 1,250 PO 00000 Frm 00061 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 megawatts; (5) a new 1-mile-long, 345 kilovolt transmission line; and (6) appurtenant facilities. The proposed project would have an average annual generation of 3,400 gigawatt-hours. Applicant Contact: Steve Irwin, Pumped Hydro Storage, LLC, 6514 S 41st Lane, Phoenix, AZ 85041; phone: (602) 696–3608. FERC Contact: Tim Konnert; phone: (202) 502–6359. Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, competing applications (without notices of intent), or notices of intent to file competing applications: 60 days from the issuance of this notice. Competing applications and notices of intent must meet the requirements of 18 CFR 4.36. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file comments, motions to intervene, notices of intent, and competing applications using the Commission’s eFiling system at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/efiling.asp. Commenters can submit brief comments up to 6,000 characters, without prior registration, using the eComment system at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ ecomment.asp. You must include your name and contact information at the end of your comments. 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–14995–000. More information about this project, including a copy of the application, can be viewed or printed on the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link of Commission’s website at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/elibrary.asp. Enter the docket number (P–14995) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. Dated: December 23, 2019. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–28256 Filed 12–30–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. EL20–14–000] Notice of Petition for Declaratory Order; Xcel Energy Services Inc. Take notice that on December 20, 2019, pursuant to Rule 207(a)(2) of the E:\FR\FM\31DEN1.SGM 31DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 14995-000]


Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and 
Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications; 
Pumped Hydro Storage, LLC

    On May 14, 2019, Pumped Hydro Storage, LLC, filed an application 
for a preliminary permit, pursuant to section 4(f) of the Federal Power 
Act, proposing to study the feasibility of the San Francisco River 
Pumped Storage Project to be located on the San Francisco River in 
Greenlee County, Arizona and Catron County, New Mexico. The sole 
purpose of a preliminary permit, if issued, is to grant the permit 
holder priority to file a license application during the permit term. A 
preliminary permit does not authorize the permit holder to perform any 
land-disturbing activities or otherwise enter upon lands or waters 
owned by others without the owners' express permission.
    The proposed project would consist of the following: (1) A new 180-
foot-high, 3,000-foot-long upper dam impounding a 200-acre reservoir; 
(2) a new 200-foot-high, 650-foot-long lower dam impounding a 900-acre 
reservoir; (3) two new 12,000-foot-long, 32-foot-diameter penstocks; 
(4) a new reinforced concrete powerhouse containing five 250-megawatt 
turbine-generator units, for a total installed capacity of 1,250 
megawatts; (5) a new 1-mile-long, 345 kilovolt transmission line; and 
(6) appurtenant facilities. The proposed project would have an average 
annual generation of 3,400 gigawatt-hours.
    Applicant Contact: Steve Irwin, Pumped Hydro Storage, LLC, 6514 S 
41st Lane, Phoenix, AZ 85041; phone: (602) 696-3608.
    FERC Contact: Tim Konnert; phone: (202) 502-6359.
    Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, competing 
applications (without notices of intent), or notices of intent to file 
competing applications: 60 days from the issuance of this notice. 
Competing applications and notices of intent must meet the requirements 
of 18 CFR 4.36.
    The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file 
comments, motions to intervene, notices of intent, and competing 
applications using the Commission's eFiling system at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/efiling.asp. Commenters can submit brief 
comments up to 6,000 characters, without prior registration, using the 
eComment system at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ecomment.asp. You 
must include your name and contact information at the end of your 
comments. For assistance, please contact FERC Online Support at 
[email protected], (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-14995-000.
    More information about this project, including a copy of the 
application, can be viewed or printed on the ``eLibrary'' link of 
Commission's website at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/elibrary.asp. 
Enter the docket number (P-14995) in the docket number field to access 
the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support.

    Dated: December 23, 2019.
Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr.,
Deputy Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2019-28256 Filed 12-30-19; 8:45 am]
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