Aquenergy Systems, LLC; Notice of Application Ready for Environmental Analysis, and Soliciting Comments, Recommendations, Terms and Conditions, and Prescriptions, 6152-6153 [2020-02107]

Download as PDF 6152 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 23 / Tuesday, February 4, 2020 / Notices reproduction at the address in item (h) above. Agencies may obtain copies of the application directly from the applicant. m. Individuals desiring to be included on the Commission’s mailing list should so indicate by writing to the Secretary of the Commission. n. Comments, Protests, or Motions to Intervene: Anyone may submit comments, a protest, or a motion to intervene in accordance with the requirements of Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.210, .211, .214, respectively. In determining the appropriate action to take, the Commission will consider all protests or other comments filed, but only those who file a motion to intervene in accordance with the Commission’s Rules may become a party to the proceeding. Any comments, protests, or motions to intervene must be received on or before the specified comment date for the particular application. o. Filing and Service of Documents: Any filing must (1) bear in all capital letters the title COMMENTS, PROTEST, or MOTION TO INTERVENE’’ as applicable; (2) set forth in the heading the name of the applicant and the project number of the application to which the filing responds; (3) furnish the name, address, and telephone number of the person commenting, protesting or intervening; and (4) otherwise comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 385.2001 through 385.2005. All comments, motions to intervene, or protests must set forth their evidentiary basis. Any filing made by an intervenor must be accompanied by proof of service on all persons listed in the service list prepared by the Commission in this proceeding, in accordance with 18 CFR 385.2010. Dated: January 29, 2020. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2020–02108 Filed 2–3–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES [Docket No. ER20–886–000] Orsted US Trading LLC; Supplemental Notice That Initial Market-Based Rate Filing Includes Request for Blanket Section 204 Authorization This is a supplemental notice in the above-referenced proceeding of Orsted US Trading LLC’s application for market-based rate authority, with an VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:48 Feb 03, 2020 Jkt 250001 accompanying rate tariff, noting that such application includes a request for blanket authorization, under 18 CFR part 34, of future issuances of securities and assumptions of liability. Any person desiring to intervene or to protest should file with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426, in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211 and 385.214). Anyone filing a motion to intervene or protest must serve a copy of that document on the Applicant. Notice is hereby given that the deadline for filing protests with regard to the applicant’s request for blanket authorization, under 18 CFR part 34, of future issuances of securities and assumptions of liability, is February 18, 2020. The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and interventions in lieu of paper, using the FERC Online links at http:// www.ferc.gov. To facilitate electronic service, persons with internet access who will eFile a document and/or be listed as a contact for an intervenor must create and validate an eRegistration account using the eRegistration link. Select the eFiling link to log on and submit the intervention or protests. Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and 5 copies of the intervention or protest to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426. The filings in the above-referenced proceeding are accessible in the Commission’s eLibrary system by clicking on the appropriate link in the above list. They are also available for electronic review in the Commission’s Public Reference Room in Washington, DC. There is an eSubscription link on the website that enables subscribers to receive email notification when a document is added to a subscribed docket(s). For assistance with any FERC Online service, please email FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov. or call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Dated: January 29, 2020. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2020–02105 Filed 2–3–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 2883–009] Aquenergy Systems, LLC; Notice of Application Ready for Environmental Analysis, and Soliciting Comments, Recommendations, Terms and Conditions, and Prescriptions Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection. a. Type of Application: New Major License. b. Project No.: 2883–009. c. Date Filed: May 30, 2018. d. Applicant: Aquenergy Systems, LLC (Aquenergy). e. Name of Project: Fries Hydroelectric Project (Fries Project). f. Location: The existing project is located on the New River, in Grayson County, Virginia. The project does not occupy any federal land. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791(a)–825(r). h. Applicant Contact: Kevin Webb, Hydro Licensing Manager, Enel Green Power North America, Inc., 100 Brickstone Square, Suite 300, Andover, MA 01810; (978) 935–6039; kevin.webb@enel.com. i. FERC Contact: Jody Callihan, (202) 502–8278 or jody.callihan@ferc.gov. j. Deadline for filing comments, recommendations, terms and conditions, and prescriptions: Sixty (60) days from the issuance date of this notice; reply comments are due one hundred five (105) days from the issuance date of this notice. All filings must (1) bear in all capital letters the title ‘‘COMMENTS,’’ ‘‘REPLY COMMENTS,’’ ‘‘RECOMMENDATIONS,’’ ‘‘TERMS AND CONDITIONS,’’ or ‘‘PRESCRIPTIONS;’’ (2) set forth in the heading the name of the applicant and the project number of the application to which the filing responds; (3) furnish the name, address, and telephone number of the person submitting the filing; and (4) otherwise comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 385.2001 through 385.2005. All comments, recommendations, terms and conditions or prescriptions must set forth their evidentiary basis and otherwise comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 4.34(b). Agencies may obtain copies of the application directly from the applicant. Each filing must be accompanied by proof of service on all persons listed in the service list prepared by the Commission in this proceeding, in E:\FR\FM\04FEN1.SGM 04FEN1 khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 23 / Tuesday, February 4, 2020 / Notices accordance with 18 CFR 4.34(b) and 385.2010. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file comments, recommendations, terms and conditions, and prescriptions 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–2883–009. The Commission’s Rules of Practice require all intervenors filing documents with the Commission to serve a copy of that document on each person on the official service list for the project. Further, if an intervenor files comments or documents with the Commission relating to the merits of an issue that may affect the responsibilities of a particular resource agency, they must also serve a copy of the document on that resource agency. k. This application has been accepted for filing and is now ready for environmental analysis. l. The existing Fries Project consists of: (1) A 41-foot-high, 610-foot-long rock masonry dam with a 500-foot-long spillway; (2) an 88-acre impoundment at the normal pool elevation (spillway crest elevation) of 2,188.27 feet National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 (NGVD 1929); (3) an approximately 750-footlong, 110-foot-wide intake canal with four 15.5-foot-high, 6.5-foot-wide headgates; (4) a canal spillway consisting of 10 stoplog bays totaling 47 feet in length; (5) two 12.5-foot-high, 5.0-foot-wide canal gates; (6) a steel powerhouse that contains a single vertical Kaplan turbine with a capacity of 2.1 megawatts (MW) that discharges into a 180-foot-long, 75-foot-wide, 12foot-deep tailrace; (7) a masonry powerhouse that contains one vertical and two horizontal Francis turbines with a total capacity of 3.0 MW that discharges into a 180-foot-long, 120foot-wide, 12-foot-deep tailrace; (8) a 500-foot-long, 450-foot-wide bypassed reach that extends from the toe of the dam to the confluence with the tailraces; (9) a 567-foot-long, 13.2kilovolt (kV) transmission line that runs from the steel powerhouse to the VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:48 Feb 03, 2020 Jkt 250001 interconnection point with the grid; (10) a 130-foot-long transmission line that connects the masonry powerhouse to a 5,000 kilovolt-amp step-up transformer and an additional 323-foot-long, 13.2-kV transmission line leading from the transformer to the interconnection point; and (11) appurtenant facilities. Aquenergy proposes to continue operating the project in a run-of-river mode. In addition, Aquenergy proposes to: (1) Maintain the impoundment elevation within 0.2 foot of the spillway crest of 2,188.27 feet NGVD 1929 at all times, during normal project operation; (2) make enhancements to the impoundment access recreation site and canoe portage trail; (3) develop a project recreation management plan; and (4) develop a project operations plan. For the period 2003 through 2016, the average annual generation at the Fries Project was 26,150 megawatt-hours. m. A copy of the application is available for review at the Commission in the Public Reference Room or may be viewed on the Commission’s website 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, contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ ferc.gov or toll-free at 1–866–208–3676, or for TTY, (202) 502–8659. A copy is also available for inspection and reproduction at the address in item h above. You may also register online at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ esubscription.asp to be notified via email of new filings and issuances related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. n. Procedural Schedule: The application will be processed according to the following schedule. Revisions to the schedule may be made as appropriate. Milestone Target date Filing of recommendaMarch 2020. tions, terms and conditions, and prescriptions. Commission issues Envi- August 2020. ronmental Assessment (EA). Comments on EA ........... September 2020. o. Final amendments to the application must be filed with the Commission no later than thirty (30) days from the issuance date of this notice. PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 6153 Dated: January 29, 2020. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2020–02107 Filed 2–3–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. IC20–5–000] Commission Information Collection Activities; Request for Emergency Extension of FERC–923 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Department of Energy. AGENCY: Notice of request for emergency extension. ACTION: In compliance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission or FERC) has submitted a request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for a three-month emergency extension of the following information collection: FERC–923, Communication of Operational Information between Natural Gas Pipelines and Electric Transmission Operators. The requested extension would enable the collection to remain active while FERC completes the pending PRA renewal process. No changes are being made to the reporting and recordkeeping requirements. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ellen Brown may be reached by email at DataClearance@FERC.gov and telephone at (202) 502–8663. The PRA renewal process for this information collection is ongoing. To ensure that OMB approval of the current information collection remains active during the PRA renewal process, FERC has submitted a request to the OMB for a short-term emergency extension, to April 30, 2020. Title: FERC–923, Communication of Operational Information between Natural Gas Pipelines and Electric Transmission Operators. On January 28, 2020 the Commission’s General Counsel signed a letter to the Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, OMB. The letter included a request for an emergency extension, explained the Commission’s justification for an extension, and was electronically submitted to OMB on January 28, 2020. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\04FEN1.SGM 04FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 23 (Tuesday, February 4, 2020)]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 2883-009]


Aquenergy Systems, LLC; Notice of Application Ready for 
Environmental Analysis, and Soliciting Comments, Recommendations, Terms 
and Conditions, and Prescriptions

    Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been 
filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection.
    a. Type of Application: New Major License.
    b. Project No.: 2883-009.
    c. Date Filed: May 30, 2018.
    d. Applicant: Aquenergy Systems, LLC (Aquenergy).
    e. Name of Project: Fries Hydroelectric Project (Fries Project).
    f. Location: The existing project is located on the New River, in 
Grayson County, Virginia. The project does not occupy any federal land.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791(a)-825(r).
    h. Applicant Contact: Kevin Webb, Hydro Licensing Manager, Enel 
Green Power North America, Inc., 100 Brickstone Square, Suite 300, 
Andover, MA 01810; (978) 935-6039; [email protected].
    i. FERC Contact: Jody Callihan, (202) 502-8278 or 
[email protected].
    j. Deadline for filing comments, recommendations, terms and 
conditions, and prescriptions: Sixty (60) days from the issuance date 
of this notice; reply comments are due one hundred five (105) days from 
the issuance date of this notice.
    All filings must (1) bear in all capital letters the title 
``COMMENTS,'' ``REPLY COMMENTS,'' ``RECOMMENDATIONS,'' ``TERMS AND 
CONDITIONS,'' or ``PRESCRIPTIONS;'' (2) set forth in the heading the 
name of the applicant and the project number of the application to 
which the filing responds; (3) furnish the name, address, and telephone 
number of the person submitting the filing; and (4) otherwise comply 
with the requirements of 18 CFR 385.2001 through 385.2005. All 
comments, recommendations, terms and conditions or prescriptions must 
set forth their evidentiary basis and otherwise comply with the 
requirements of 18 CFR 4.34(b). Agencies may obtain copies of the 
application directly from the applicant. Each filing must be 
accompanied by proof of service on all persons listed in the service 
list prepared by the Commission in this proceeding, in

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accordance with 18 CFR 4.34(b) and 385.2010.
    The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file 
comments, recommendations, terms and conditions, and prescriptions 
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-2883-009.
    The Commission's Rules of Practice require all intervenors filing 
documents with the Commission to serve a copy of that document on each 
person on the official service list for the project. Further, if an 
intervenor files comments or documents with the Commission relating to 
the merits of an issue that may affect the responsibilities of a 
particular resource agency, they must also serve a copy of the document 
on that resource agency.
    k. This application has been accepted for filing and is now ready 
for environmental analysis.
    l. The existing Fries Project consists of: (1) A 41-foot-high, 610-
foot-long rock masonry dam with a 500-foot-long spillway; (2) an 88-
acre impoundment at the normal pool elevation (spillway crest 
elevation) of 2,188.27 feet National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 
(NGVD 1929); (3) an approximately 750-foot-long, 110-foot-wide intake 
canal with four 15.5-foot-high, 6.5-foot-wide headgates; (4) a canal 
spillway consisting of 10 stoplog bays totaling 47 feet in length; (5) 
two 12.5-foot-high, 5.0-foot-wide canal gates; (6) a steel powerhouse 
that contains a single vertical Kaplan turbine with a capacity of 2.1 
megawatts (MW) that discharges into a 180-foot-long, 75-foot-wide, 12-
foot-deep tailrace; (7) a masonry powerhouse that contains one vertical 
and two horizontal Francis turbines with a total capacity of 3.0 MW 
that discharges into a 180-foot-long, 120-foot-wide, 12-foot-deep 
tailrace; (8) a 500-foot-long, 450-foot-wide bypassed reach that 
extends from the toe of the dam to the confluence with the tailraces; 
(9) a 567-foot-long, 13.2-kilovolt (kV) transmission line that runs 
from the steel powerhouse to the interconnection point with the grid; 
(10) a 130-foot-long transmission line that connects the masonry 
powerhouse to a 5,000 kilovolt-amp step-up transformer and an 
additional 323-foot-long, 13.2-kV transmission line leading from the 
transformer to the interconnection point; and (11) appurtenant 
facilities.
    Aquenergy proposes to continue operating the project in a run-of-
river mode. In addition, Aquenergy proposes to: (1) Maintain the 
impoundment elevation within 0.2 foot of the spillway crest of 2,188.27 
feet NGVD 1929 at all times, during normal project operation; (2) make 
enhancements to the impoundment access recreation site and canoe 
portage trail; (3) develop a project recreation management plan; and 
(4) develop a project operations plan. For the period 2003 through 
2016, the average annual generation at the Fries Project was 26,150 
megawatt-hours.
    m. A copy of the application is available for review at the 
Commission in the Public Reference Room or may be viewed on the 
Commission's website 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, contact FERC 
Online Support at [email protected] or toll-free at 1-866-208-
3676, or for TTY, (202) 502-8659. A copy is also available for 
inspection and reproduction at the address in item h above.
    You may also register online at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/esubscription.asp to be notified via email of new filings and issuances 
related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, contact FERC 
Online Support.
    n. Procedural Schedule: The application will be processed according 
to the following schedule. Revisions to the schedule may be made as 
appropriate.

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                 Milestone                           Target date
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Filing of recommendations, terms and        March 2020.
 conditions, and prescriptions.
Commission issues Environmental Assessment   August 2020.
 (EA).
Comments on EA............................   September 2020.
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    o. Final amendments to the application must be filed with the 
Commission no later than thirty (30) days from the issuance date of 
this notice.

    Dated: January 29, 2020.
Kimberly D. Bose,
 Secretary.
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