Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications; Renewable Energy Aggregators, 72351-72352 [2019-28262]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 250 / Tuesday, December 31, 2019 / Notices Docket Numbers: ER20–682–000. Applicants: Thermo Cogeneration Partnership, L.P. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: Resubmittal of Thermo Cogeneration Market-Based Rate to be effective 3/23/2020. Filed Date: 12/23/19. Accession Number: 20191223–5196. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 1/13/20. Take notice that the Commission received the following qualifying facility filings: Docket Numbers: QF20–424–000. Applicants: Regents of the University of Minnesota. Description: Form 556 of Regents of the University of Minnesota [South East Plant]. Filed Date: 12/20/19. Accession Number: 20191220–5409. Comments Due: Non-Applicable. The filings are accessible in the Commission’s eLibrary system by clicking on the links or querying the docket number. Any person desiring to intervene or protest in any of the above proceedings must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Regulations (18 CFR 385.211 and 385.214) on or before 5:00 p.m. Eastern time on the specified comment date. Protests may be considered, but intervention is necessary to become a party to the proceeding. eFiling is encouraged. More detailed information relating to filing requirements, interventions, protests, service, and qualifying facilities filings can be found at: http://www.ferc.gov/ docs-filing/efiling/filing-req.pdf. For other information, call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Dated: December 23, 2019. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–28254 Filed 12–30–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES [Docket No. CP20–26–000] Notice of Request Under Blanket Authorization; Dominion Energy Transmission, Inc. Take notice that on December 16, 2019, Dominion Energy Transmission, Inc, 120 Tredegar Street, Richmond, Virginia 23219, filed in Docket No. CP20–26–000 a prior notice request pursuant to sections 157.205, 157.213 and 157.216 of the Commission’s VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:30 Dec 30, 2019 Jkt 250001 regulations, seeking authorization to abandon, reconfigure, and relocate certain natural gas storage wells and associated pipelines within its Bridgeport Storage Field due to a proposed mixed-use development in Bridgeport, Harrison County, West Virginia, all as more fully set forth in the application which is on file with the Commission and open to public inspection. The filing may also be viewed on the web at http:// www.ferc.gov using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, please contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ ferc.gov or toll free at (866) 208–3676, or TTY, contact (202) 502–8659. Any questions concerning this application may be directed to Kenan W. Carioti, Regulatory & Certificates Analyst III, Dominion Energy Transmission, Inc., 707 East Main Street, Richmond, Virginia 23219, by phone at 804–771–4018, or by email are Kenan.W.Carioti@DominionEnergy.com. Any person or the Commission’s staff may, within 60 days after issuance of the instant notice by the Commission, file pursuant to Rule 214 of the Commission’s Procedural Rules (18 CFR 385.214) a motion to intervene or notice of intervention and pursuant to section 157.205 of the regulations under the NGA (18 CFR 157.205), a protest to the request. If no protest is filed within the time allowed therefore, the proposed activity shall be deemed to be authorized effective the day after the time allowed for filing a protest. If a protest is filed and not withdrawn within 30 days after the allowed time for filing a protest, the instant request shall be treated as an application for authorization pursuant to section 7 of the NGA. Pursuant to section 157.9 of the Commission’s rules, 18 CFR 157.9, within 90 days of this Notice the Commission staff will either: Complete its environmental assessment (EA) and place it into the Commission’s public record (eLibrary) for this proceeding; or issue a Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review. If a Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review is issued, it will indicate, among other milestones, the anticipated date for the Commission staff’s issuance of the EA for this proposal. The filing of the EA in the Commission’s public record for this proceeding or the issuance of a Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review will serve to notify federal and state agencies of the timing for the completion of all necessary reviews, and the subsequent need to complete all PO 00000 Frm 00060 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 72351 federal authorizations within 90 days of the date of issuance of the Commission staff’s EA. Persons who wish to comment only on the environmental review of this project should submit an original and two copies of their comments to the Secretary of the Commission. Environmental commenter’s will be placed on the Commission’s environmental mailing list, and will be notified of any meetings associated with the Commission’s environmental review process. Environmental commenter’s will not be required to serve copies of filed documents on all other parties. However, the non-party commenters, will not receive copies of all documents filed by other parties or issued by the Commission and will not have the right to seek court review of the Commission’s final order. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings of comments, protests and interventions in lieu of paper using the ‘‘eFiling’’ link at http:// www.ferc.gov. Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and 3 copies of the protest or intervention to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426. Dated: December 23, 2019. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–28258 Filed 12–30–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 15009–000] Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications; Renewable Energy Aggregators On October 2, 2019, Renewable Energy Aggregators filed an application for a preliminary permit, pursuant to section 4(f) of the Federal Power Act, proposing to study the feasibility of the JD Sky Pumped Storage Hydro Project to be located in Maricopa County, Arizona. Renewable Energy Aggregators subsequently amended its application on October 11, 2019. 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 E:\FR\FM\31DEN1.SGM 31DEN1 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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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 250 (Tuesday, December 31, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 72351-72352]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 15009-000]


Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and 
Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications; 
Renewable Energy Aggregators

    On October 2, 2019, Renewable Energy Aggregators filed an 
application for a preliminary permit, pursuant to section 4(f) of the 
Federal Power Act, proposing to study the feasibility of the JD Sky 
Pumped Storage Hydro Project to be located in Maricopa County, Arizona. 
Renewable Energy Aggregators subsequently amended its application on 
October 11, 2019. 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

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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-foot-
diameter, 12,160-foot-long penstocks and two 21-foot-diameter, 3,00-
foot-long tailraces; (4) a 750-foot-long, 175-foot-high, 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.
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    \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.
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    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: [email protected]; 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 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-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]
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