Commission Information Collection Activities (FERC-516G); Comment Request; Revision and Extension, 18968-18969 [2021-07446]

Download as PDF 18968 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 68 / Monday, April 12, 2021 / Notices Description: Baseline eTariff Filing: Certificates of Concurrence to Facilities Use Agreements to be effective 6/1/ 2021. Filed Date: 4/2/21. Accession Number: 20210402–5222. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 4/23/21. Docket Numbers: ER21–1620–000. Applicants: Arizona Solar One LLC. Description: Compliance filing: Arizona Solar One, LLC MBR Tariff Revision to be effective 4/6/2021. Filed Date: 4/5/21. Accession Number: 20210405–5583. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 4/26/21. Docket Numbers: ER21–1621–000. Applicants: Mojave Solar LLC. Description: Compliance filing: Mojave Solar MBR Tariff Revisions to be effective 4/6/2021. Filed Date: 4/5/21. Accession Number: 20210405–5586. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 4/26/21. Take notice that the Commission received the following qualifying facility filings: Docket Numbers: QF21–669–000. Applicants: Georgia-Pacific Consumer Operations LLC. Description: Form 556 of GeorgiaPacific Consumer Operations LLC. Filed Date: 4/5/21. Accession Number: 20210405–5428. Comments Due: None-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: April 5, 2021. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES [FR Doc. 2021–07392 Filed 4–9–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:37 Apr 09, 2021 Jkt 253001 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Ellen Brown may be reached by email at DataClearance@FERC.gov, telephone at (202) 502–8663, and fax at (202) 273– 0873. [Docket No. IC21–14–000] Commission Information Collection Activities (FERC–516G); Comment Request; Revision and Extension Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of information collection and request for comments. AGENCY: In compliance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission or FERC) is soliciting public comment on the currently approved information collection FERC– 516G, Electric Rates Schedules and Tariff Filings, as it would be revised in this information collection request. DATES: Comments on the collection of information are due June 11, 2021. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments (identified by Docket No. IC21–14–000) by any of the following methods: Electronic filing through http:// www.ferc.gov, is preferred. • Electronic Filing: Documents must be filed in acceptable native applications and print-to-PDF, but not in scanned or picture format. • For those unable to file electronically, comments may be filed by USPS mail or by hand (including courier) delivery: Æ Mail via U.S. Postal Service Only: Addressed to: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Secretary of the Commission, 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426. Æ Hand (including courier) delivery: Deliver to: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 12225 Wilkins Avenue, Rockville, MD 20852. Instructions: All submissions must be formatted and filed in accordance with submission guidelines at: http:// www.ferc.gov. For user assistance, contact FERC Online Support by email at: ferconlinesupport@ferc.gov, or by phone at: (866) 208–3676 (toll-free). Docket: Users interested in receiving automatic notification of activity in this docket or in viewing/downloading comments and issuances in this docket may do so at: http://www.ferc.gov. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00033 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: FERC–516G, Electric Rates Schedules and Tariff Filings. OMB Control No.: 1902–0295. Type of Request: Three-year revision and renewal of FERC–516G. Abstract: In accordance with section 206 of the Federal Power Act (FPA) 1 and 18 CFR 35.28(g)(10), each Independent System Operator (ISO) and Regional Transmission Organization (RTO) must report: (1) On a monthly basis, total uplift payments for each transmission zone, broken out by day and uplift category; (2) On a monthly basis, total uplift payments for each resource; and (3) On a monthly basis, each operatorinitiated commitment, the size of the commitment, transmission zone, commitment reason, and commitment start time. As originally cleared by OMB, FERC– 516G also included a one-time requirement that ITOs and RTOs revise their tariffs. Those tariffs have been revised, and FERC is requesting removal of that information collection activity. Type of Respondents: ISOs and RTOs. Estimate of Annual Burden 2: The estimated burden and cost 3 are as follows: 16 U.S.C. 824e. Burden is defined as the total time, effort, or financial resources expended by persons to generate, maintain, retain, or disclose or provide information to or for a Federal agency. For further explanation of what is included in the information collection burden, refer to 5 CFR 1320.3. 3 The hourly cost estimate is based on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for three occupational categories for 2020 involved in the reporting and recordkeeping requirements. These figures include salary (https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes_ nat.htm) and benefits and are: • Manager (Occupation Code 110–0000) $97.15/ hour. • Electrical Engineer (Occupation Code 17–2071): $70.19/hour. • File Clerk (Occupation Code 43–4071): $34.79/ hour. The estimate hourly cost for the reporting requirements ($67.38) is an average of the cost of a manager, an electrical engineer, and a file clerk. 1 2 E:\FR\FM\12APN1.SGM 12APN1 18969 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 68 / Monday, April 12, 2021 / Notices FERC–516G ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES IN DOCKET NO. IC21–14–000 Type of response Number of respondents Annual number of responses per respondent Total number of responses (Column B × Column C) Average burden hours & cost per response Total annual burden hours & cost (Column D × Column E) Cost per respondent (Column F ÷ Column B) A. B. C. D. E. F. G. 3 hrs.; $202.14 ........... 216 hrs.; $14,554.08 .. Preparing and Posting of 3 reports on company website each month. 6 Comments: Comments are invited on: (1) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Commission, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden and cost of the collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Dated: April 6, 2021. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2021–07446 Filed 4–9–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. RM98–1–000] Records Governing Off-the-Record Communications; Public Notice This constitutes notice, in accordance with 18 CFR 385.2201(b), of the receipt 12 of prohibited and exempt off-the-record communications. Order No. 607 (64 FR 51222, September 22, 1999) requires Commission decisional employees, who make or receive a prohibited or exempt off-the-record communication relevant to the merits of a contested proceeding, to deliver to the Secretary of the Commission, a copy of the communication, if written, or a summary of the substance of any oral communication. Prohibited communications are included in a public, non-decisional file associated with, but not a part of, the decisional record of the proceeding. Unless the Commission determines that the prohibited communication and any responses thereto should become a part of the decisional record, the prohibited off-the-record communication will not be considered by the Commission in reaching its decision. Parties to a proceeding may seek the opportunity to respond to any facts or contentions made in a prohibited off-the-record communication and may request that the Commission place the prohibited communication and responses thereto in the decisional record. The Commission will grant such a request only when it determines that fairness so requires. Any person identified below as having made a prohibited off-the-record khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Docket Nos. 21:37 Apr 09, 2021 Jkt 253001 PO 00000 Frm 00034 Fmt 4703 $2,425.68 communication shall serve the document on all parties listed on the official service list for the applicable proceeding in accordance with Rule 2010, 18 CFR 385.2010. Exempt off-the-record communications are included in the decisional record of the proceeding, unless the communication was with a cooperating agency as described by 40 CFR 1501.6, made under 18 CFR 385.2201(e)(1)(v). The following is a list of off-therecord communications recently received by the Secretary of the Commission. The communications listed are grouped by docket numbers in ascending order. These filings are available for electronic 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, please contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ ferc.gov or toll free at (866) 208–3676, or for TTY, contact (202) 502–8659. File date Prohibited: 1. CP16–10–000, CP16–10–005, CP16–10–006, CP16–10–007, CP16–10–008, CP16–13–000, CP16–13–003, CP19–14–000, CP19–14–001, CP19–477–000, CP21–12–000, CP21–57–000. 2. CP16–10–000, CP16–10–005, CP16–10–006, CP16–10–007, CP16–10–008, CP16–13–000, CP16–13–003, CP19–14–000, CP19–14–001, CP19–477–000, CP21–12–000, CP21–57–000. 3. CP16–10–000, CP16–10–005, CP16–10–006, CP16–10–007, CP16–10–008, CP16–13–000, CP16–13–003, CP19–14–000, CP19–14–001, CP19–477–000, CP21–12–000, CP21–57–000. Exempt: 1. ER21–1111–000, ER21–1112–000, ER21–1114–000, ER21– 1115–000, ER21–1116–000, ER21–1117–000, ER21–1118–000, ER21–1119–000, ER21–1120–000, ER21–1121–000, ER21– 1125–000, ER21–1128–000. 2. CP17–458–000 .............................................................................. 3. ER21–1111–000, ER21–1112–000, ER21–1114–000, ER21– 1115–000, ER21–1116–000, ER21–1117–000, ER21–1118–000, ER21–1119–000, ER21–1120–000, ER21–1121–000, ER21– 1125–000, ER21–1128–000. 4. P–405–106, P–405–121 ................................................................ 5. CP21–57–000 ................................................................................ VerDate Sep<11>2014 72 Presenter or requester 3–24–2021 FERC Staff.1 3–24–2021 FERC Staff.2 3–24–2021 FERC Staff 3 3–17–2021 South Carolina Senator Tom Davis. 3–17–2021 3–18–2021 U.S. Representative Tom Cole. South Carolina Representative Nathan Ballentine. 3–18–2021 3–26–2021 Maryland Senator Stephen S. Hershey, Jr. U.S. Congress.4 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\12APN1.SGM 12APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 68 (Monday, April 12, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 18968-18969]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. IC21-14-000]


Commission Information Collection Activities (FERC-516G); Comment 
Request; Revision and Extension

AGENCY: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Department of Energy.

ACTION: Notice of information collection and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction 
Act of 1995, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission or 
FERC) is soliciting public comment on the currently approved 
information collection FERC-516G, Electric Rates Schedules and Tariff 
Filings, as it would be revised in this information collection request.

DATES: Comments on the collection of information are due June 11, 2021.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments (identified by Docket No. IC21-14-
000) by any of the following methods:
    Electronic filing through http://www.ferc.gov, is preferred.
     Electronic Filing: Documents must be filed in acceptable 
native applications and print-to-PDF, but not in scanned or picture 
format.
     For those unable to file electronically, comments may be 
filed by USPS mail or by hand (including courier) delivery:
    [cir] Mail via U.S. Postal Service Only: Addressed to: Federal 
Energy Regulatory Commission, Secretary of the Commission, 888 First 
Street NE, Washington, DC 20426.
    [cir] Hand (including courier) delivery: Deliver to: Federal Energy 
Regulatory Commission, 12225 Wilkins Avenue, Rockville, MD 20852.
    Instructions: All submissions must be formatted and filed in 
accordance with submission guidelines at: http://www.ferc.gov. For user 
assistance, contact FERC Online Support by email at: 
[email protected], or by phone at: (866) 208-3676 (toll-free).
    Docket: Users interested in receiving automatic notification of 
activity in this docket or in viewing/downloading comments and 
issuances in this docket may do so at: http://www.ferc.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ellen Brown may be reached by email at 
[email protected], telephone at (202) 502-8663, and fax at (202) 
273-0873.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: FERC-516G, Electric Rates Schedules and Tariff Filings.
    OMB Control No.: 1902-0295.
    Type of Request: Three-year revision and renewal of FERC-516G.
    Abstract: In accordance with section 206 of the Federal Power Act 
(FPA) \1\ and 18 CFR 35.28(g)(10), each Independent System Operator 
(ISO) and Regional Transmission Organization (RTO) must report:
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    \1\ 16 U.S.C. 824e.
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    (1) On a monthly basis, total uplift payments for each transmission 
zone, broken out by day and uplift category;
    (2) On a monthly basis, total uplift payments for each resource; 
and
    (3) On a monthly basis, each operator-initiated commitment, the 
size of the commitment, transmission zone, commitment reason, and 
commitment start time.
    As originally cleared by OMB, FERC-516G also included a one-time 
requirement that ITOs and RTOs revise their tariffs. Those tariffs have 
been revised, and FERC is requesting removal of that information 
collection activity.
    Type of Respondents: ISOs and RTOs.
    Estimate of Annual Burden \2\: The estimated burden and cost \3\ 
are as follows:
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    \2\ Burden is defined as the total time, effort, or financial 
resources expended by persons to generate, maintain, retain, or 
disclose or provide information to or for a Federal agency. For 
further explanation of what is included in the information 
collection burden, refer to 5 CFR 1320.3.
    \3\ The hourly cost estimate is based on data from the Bureau of 
Labor Statistics for three occupational categories for 2020 involved 
in the reporting and recordkeeping requirements. These figures 
include salary (https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes_nat.htm) and 
benefits and are:
     Manager (Occupation Code 110-0000) $97.15/hour.
     Electrical Engineer (Occupation Code 17-2071): $70.19/
hour.
     File Clerk (Occupation Code 43-4071): $34.79/hour.
    The estimate hourly cost for the reporting requirements ($67.38) 
is an average of the cost of a manager, an electrical engineer, and 
a file clerk.

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                                               FERC-516G Annual Burden Estimates in Docket No. IC21-14-000
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                                                                        Total number                                                         Cost per
                                          Number of     Annual number   of responses    Average burden hours &     Total annual burden      respondent
           Type of response              respondents    of responses     (Column B x       cost per response      hours & cost (Column D    (Column F /
                                                       per respondent     Column C)                                    x Column E)           Column B)
A.                                                 B.              C.              D.  E.......................  F......................              G.
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Preparing and Posting of 3 reports on               6              12              72  3 hrs.; $202.14.........  216 hrs.; $14,554.08...       $2,425.68
 company website each month.
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    Comments: Comments are invited on: (1) Whether the collection of 
information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of 
the Commission, including whether the information will have practical 
utility; (2) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden and 
cost of the collection of information, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used; (3) ways to enhance the quality, 
utility and clarity of the information collection; and (4) ways to 
minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are 
to respond, including the use of automated collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology.

    Dated: April 6, 2021.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
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