Electricity Advisory Committee, 59769-59770 [2020-20926]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 185 / Wednesday, September 23, 2020 / Notices Tentative Agenda: The meeting will start at 1:00 p.m. on October 20th. The tentative meeting agenda includes: Introduction of SEAB’s members, remarks from the Secretary and Deputy Secretary, discussion on four reports from the SEAB working groups: AI/ML, Branding, Space and Innovation, and an opportunity for comments from the public. The meeting will conclude at 5:00 p.m. Public Participation: The meeting is open to the public. Individuals who would like to attend must RSVP to Kurt Heckman no later than 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 14, 2020, by email at: seab@hq.doe.gov. Individuals and representatives of organizations who would like to offer comments and suggestions may do so during the meeting. Approximately 15 minutes will be reserved for public comments. Time allotted per speaker will depend on the number who wish to speak but will not exceed five minutes. The Designated Federal Officer is empowered to conduct the meeting in a fashion that will facilitate the orderly conduct of business. Those wishing to speak should register to do so via email, seab@hq.doe.gov, no later than 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 14, 2020. Those not able to attend the meeting or who have insufficient time to address the committee are invited to send a written statement to Kurt Heckman, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20585, or email to: seab@hq.doe.gov. Minutes: The minutes of the meeting will be available on the SEAB website or by contacting Mr. Heckman. He may be reached at the above postal address or email address, or by visiting SEAB’s website at www.energy.gov/seab. Signed in Washington, DC, on September 17, 2020. LaTanya Butler, Deputy Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2020–20927 Filed 9–22–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Electricity Advisory Committee Office of Electricity, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of open meeting. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES 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, October 14, 2020; 11:45 a.m.–5:15 p.m. EST; Thursday, SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:02 Sep 22, 2020 Jkt 250001 October 15, 2020; 11:45 a.m.–5:30 p.m. EST. ADDRESSES: Due to ongoing precautionary measures surrounding the spread of COVID–19, the October meeting of the EAC will be held via WebEx video and teleconference. In order to track all participants, the Department is requiring that those wishing to attend register for the meeting here: https://www.energy.gov/ oe/october-14-15-2020-meetingelectricity-advisory-committee. Please note, you must register for each day you would like to attend. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher Lawrence, Designated Federal Officer, Office of Electricity, U.S. Department of Energy, 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), to provide advice to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in implementing the Energy Policy Act of 2005, executing certain sections of 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 the electric sector. Tentative Agenda October 14, 2020 11:45 a.m.–12:00 p.m. WebEx Attendee Sign-On 12:00 p.m.–12:20 p.m. Welcome, Introductions, Developments since the August 2020 Meeting 12:20 p.m.–12:40 p.m. Update on Office of Electricity Programs and Initiatives 12:40 p.m.–1:20 p.m. Overview of Defense Critical Electric Infrastructure (DCEI) Strategy 1:20 p.m.–2:30 p.m. Moderated Roundtable Discussion Regarding DCEI Strategy 2:30 p.m.–2:45 p.m. Break 2:45 p.m.–4:00 p.m. State-Federal Coordination Issues Discussion Among EAC Members 4:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m. Energy Storage Subcommittee Report 4:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Smart Grid Subcommittee Update 5:00 p.m.–5:15 p.m. Wrap-up and Adjourn Day 1 PO 00000 Frm 00035 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 59769 October 15, 2020 11:45 a.m.–12:00 p.m. WebEx Attendee Sign-On 12:00 p.m.–12:10 p.m. Welcome 12:10 p.m.–12:40 p.m. Update on the Bulk Power System Executive Order Implementation 12:40 p.m.–1:00 p.m. Break 1:00 p.m.–1:50 p.m. Panel: Big Data Analytics in the Utility Setting: The experiences, barriers and future needs—Panel 1: Transmission and Distribution 1:50 p.m.–2:40 p.m. Moderated Roundtable Discussion Between DOE and EAC Regarding Grid Modernization and Planning Activities 2:40 p.m.–2:50 p.m. Break 2:50 p.m.–3:40 p.m. Panel: Big Data Analytics in the Utility Setting: The experiences, barriers and future needs—Panel 2: Operators, Municipal and Cooperative Utilities 3:40 p.m.–4:30 p.m. Q&A and Moderated Discussion with Panel 2 4:30 p.m.–4:50 p.m. Break 4:50 p.m.–5:10 p.m. Public Comments 5:10 p.m.–5:30 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/electricityadvisory-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 October 15, 2020, but must register in advance. Approximately 20 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 October 2020 Meeting,’’ to Mr. Christopher Lawrence at Christopher.lawrence@hq.doe.gov. 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. E:\FR\FM\23SEN1.SGM 23SEN1 59770 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 185 / Wednesday, September 23, 2020 / Notices Signed in Washington, DC, on September 17, 2020. LaTanya R. Butler, Deputy Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2020–20926 Filed 9–22–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY [Case Number 2020–004; EERE–2020–BT– WAV–0021] Energy Conservation Program: Notice of Petition for Waiver of GE Appliances, a Haier Company From the Department of Energy Room Air Conditioner Test Procedure and Notice of Grant of Interim Waiver Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of petition for waiver and grant of an interim waiver; request for comments. AGENCY: This notice announces receipt of and publishes a petition for waiver and interim waiver from GE Appliances, a Haier Company, which seeks a waiver for specified room air conditioner basic models from the U.S. Department of Energy (‘‘DOE’’) test procedure used for determining the efficiency of room air conditioners. DOE also gives notice of an Interim Waiver Order that requires GEA to test and rate the specified room air conditioner basic models in accordance with the alternate test procedure set forth in the Interim Waiver Order. DOE solicits comments, data, and information concerning GEA’s petition and suggested alternate test procedure so as to inform DOE’s final decision on GEA’s waiver request. DATES: The Interim Waiver Order is effective on September 23, 2020. Written comments and information will be accepted on or before October 23, 2020. SUMMARY: Interested persons are encouraged to submit comments using the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov. Alternatively, interested persons may submit comments, identified by case number ‘‘2020–004’’, and Docket number ‘‘EERE–2020–BT–WAV–0021,’’ by any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Email: GERAC2020WAV0021@ ee.doe.gov. Include Case No. 2020–004 in the subject line of the message. • Postal Mail: Appliance and Equipment Standards Program, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:02 Sep 22, 2020 Jkt 250001 Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Building Technologies Office, Mailstop EE–5B, Petition for Waiver Case No. 2020–004, 1000 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20585–0121. If possible, please submit all items on a compact disc (‘‘CD’’), in which case it is not necessary to include printed copies. • Hand Delivery/Courier: Appliance and Equipment Standards Program, U.S. Department of Energy, Building Technologies Office, 950 L’Enfant Plaza SW, 6th Floor, Washington, DC 20024. Telephone: (202) 287–1445. If possible, please submit all items on a CD, in which case it is not necessary to include printed copies. No telefacsimilies (‘‘faxes’’) will be accepted. For detailed instructions on submitting comments and additional information on this process, see the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this document. Docket: The docket, which includes Federal Register notices, comments, and other supporting documents/ materials, is available for review at http://www.regulations.gov. All documents in the docket are listed in the http://www.regulations.gov index. However, some documents listed in the index, such as those containing information that is exempt from public disclosure, may not be publicly available. The docket web page can be found at https://www.regulations.gov/ docket?D=EERE-2020-BT-WAV-0021. The docket web page contains instruction on how to access all documents, including public comments, in the docket. See the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for information on how to submit comments through http://www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Lucy deButts, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Building Technologies Office, Mailstop EE–5B, 1000 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20585–0121. Email: AS_Waiver_Request@ee.doe.gov. Ms. Amelia Whiting, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of the General Counsel, Mail Stop GC–33, Forrestal Building, 1000 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20585–0103. Telephone: (202) 586–2588. Email: Amelia.Whiting@hq.doe.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DOE is publishing GE Appliances, a Haier Company’s 1 (‘‘GEA’’) petition for 1 The petition was filed under the company name GE Appliances, a Haier Company. DOE notes that the official company name is Haier US Appliance Solutions. For the purpose of this notice and the interim order, DOE uses the name as provided in PO 00000 Frm 00036 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 waiver in its entirety, pursuant to 10 CFR 430.27(b)(1)(iv), absent any information for which GEA requested treatment as confidential business information. DOE invites all interested parties to submit in writing by October 23, 2020, comments and information on all aspects of the petition, including the alternate test procedure. Pursuant to 10 CFR 430.27(d), any person submitting written comments to DOE must also send a copy of such comments to the petitioner. The contact information for the petitioner is John T. Schlafer, john.schlafer@geappliances.com, Appliance Park—AP2–225, Louisville, KY 40225. Submitting comments via http:// www.regulations.gov. The http:// www.regulations.gov web page will require you to provide your name and contact information. Your complete contact information will be viewable to DOE Building Technologies staff only. Your contact information will not be publicly viewable except for your first and last names, organization name (if any), and submitter representative name (if any). If your comment is not processed properly because of technical difficulties, DOE will use this information to contact you. If DOE cannot read your comment due to technical difficulties and cannot contact you for clarification, DOE may not be able to consider your comment. However, your contact information will be publicly viewable if you include it in the comment or in any documents attached to your comment. Any information that you do not want to be publicly viewable should not be included in your comment, nor in any document attached to your comment. If this instruction is followed, persons viewing comments will see only first and last names, organization names, correspondence containing comments, and any documents submitted with the comments. Do not submit to http:// www.regulations.gov information for which disclosure is restricted by statute, such as trade secrets and commercial or financial information (hereinafter referred to as Confidential Business Information (‘‘CBI’’)). Comments submitted through http:// www.regulations.gov cannot be claimed as CBI. Comments received through the website will waive any CBI claims for the information submitted. For information on submitting CBI, see the Confidential Business Information section. the petition and treats the two names as synonymous. E:\FR\FM\23SEN1.SGM 23SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 185 (Wednesday, September 23, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 59769-59770]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-20926]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY


Electricity Advisory Committee

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, October 14, 2020; 11:45 a.m.-5:15 p.m. EST; Thursday, 
October 15, 2020; 11:45 a.m.-5:30 p.m. EST.

ADDRESSES: Due to ongoing precautionary measures surrounding the spread 
of COVID-19, the October meeting of the EAC will be held via WebEx 
video and teleconference. In order to track all participants, the 
Department is requiring that those wishing to attend register for the 
meeting here: https://www.energy.gov/oe/october-14-15-2020-meeting-electricity-advisory-committee. Please note, you must register for each 
day you would like to attend.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher Lawrence, Designated 
Federal Officer, Office of Electricity, U.S. Department of Energy, 
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), to provide advice to the U.S. Department 
of Energy (DOE) in implementing the Energy Policy Act of 2005, 
executing certain sections of 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 the electric sector.

Tentative Agenda

October 14, 2020

11:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m. WebEx Attendee Sign-On
12:00 p.m.-12:20 p.m. Welcome, Introductions, Developments since the 
August 2020 Meeting
12:20 p.m.-12:40 p.m. Update on Office of Electricity Programs and 
Initiatives
12:40 p.m.-1:20 p.m. Overview of Defense Critical Electric 
Infrastructure (DCEI) Strategy
1:20 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Moderated Roundtable Discussion Regarding DCEI 
Strategy
2:30 p.m.-2:45 p.m. Break
2:45 p.m.-4:00 p.m. State-Federal Coordination Issues Discussion Among 
EAC Members
4:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Energy Storage Subcommittee Report
4:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Smart Grid Subcommittee Update
5:00 p.m.-5:15 p.m. Wrap-up and Adjourn Day 1

October 15, 2020

11:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m. WebEx Attendee Sign-On
12:00 p.m.-12:10 p.m. Welcome
12:10 p.m.-12:40 p.m. Update on the Bulk Power System Executive Order 
Implementation
12:40 p.m.-1:00 p.m. Break
1:00 p.m.-1:50 p.m. Panel: Big Data Analytics in the Utility Setting: 
The experiences, barriers and future needs--Panel 1: Transmission and 
Distribution
1:50 p.m.-2:40 p.m. Moderated Roundtable Discussion Between DOE and EAC 
Regarding Grid Modernization and Planning Activities
2:40 p.m.-2:50 p.m. Break
2:50 p.m.-3:40 p.m. Panel: Big Data Analytics in the Utility Setting: 
The experiences, barriers and future needs--Panel 2: Operators, 
Municipal and Cooperative Utilities
3:40 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Q&A and Moderated Discussion with Panel 2
4:30 p.m.-4:50 p.m. Break
4:50 p.m.-5:10 p.m. Public Comments
5:10 p.m.-5:30 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 October 
15, 2020, but must register in advance. Approximately 20 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 October 2020 Meeting,'' to Mr. 
Christopher Lawrence at [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.


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    Signed in Washington, DC, on September 17, 2020.
LaTanya R. Butler,
Deputy Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2020-20926 Filed 9-22-20; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6450-01-P