Turnagain Arm Tidal Energy Corp.; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications, 23711-23712 [2021-09355]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 84 / Tuesday, May 4, 2021 / Notices comments provided under the Public Participation section of this notice. Currently, the U.S. Department of Energy and the National Ocean Atmospheric Administration have expressed their intention to participate as cooperating agencies in the preparation of the environmental document to satisfy its NEPA responsibilities related to this project. The U.S. Coast Guard and the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration would also participate as cooperating agencies. 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Only intervenors have the right to seek rehearing of the Commission’s decision and be heard by the courts if they choose to appeal the Commission’s final ruling. An intervenor formally participates in the proceeding by filing a request to intervene pursuant to Rule 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedures (18 CFR 385.214). Motions to intervene are more fully described at https://www.ferc.gov/ resources/guides/how-to.asp. Please note that the Commission will not accept requests for intervenor status at this time. You must wait until the Commission receives a formal application for the project, after which the Commission will issue a public notice that establishes an intervention deadline. Additional Information Additional information about the project is available from the Commission’s Office of External Affairs, at (866) 208–FERC, or on the FERC website (www.ferc.gov) using the eLibrary link. 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[FR Doc. 2021–09342 Filed 5–3–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 15109–000] Turnagain Arm Tidal Energy Corp.; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications On April 13, 2021, the Turnagain Arm Tidal Energy Corp filed an amended application for a preliminary permit, pursuant to section 4(f) of the Federal Power Act, proposing to study the feasibility of the proposed Turnagain Arm Tidal Electric Generation Project (TATEG) No. 15109–000, to be located on Turnagain Arm and adjacent lands of the Municipality of Anchorage and the Kenai Peninsula Borough. 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) Six 0.5-mile-long, 300foot-wide tidal power stations, with five stations containing 40, 10-megawatt (MW) tidal-to-electrical energy generating units and one station containing 42, 10–MW tidal-to-electrical energy generating units for a total installed capacity of 2,420 MW; (2) a transmission network consisting of 29.81 miles of undersea transmission lines connecting the six power stations and coming onshore at Point Campbell in Anchorage and near Possession Point on Kenai Peninsula Borough land; (3) a 7.5-mile-long, aboveground transmission line extending from Point Campbell through South Anchorage to a control building and step-up facility in South Anchorage; (4) a 2.91-mile-long, 230-kilovolt (kV) aboveground transmission line extending from the Anchorage control building to a 40,000square-foot industrial battery array with E:\FR\FM\04MYN1.SGM 04MYN1 khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES 23712 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 84 / Tuesday, May 4, 2021 / Notices a storage capacity of 300 MW and then to the Chugach Electric Association substation in Anchorage; (5) a 0.2-milelong, 230 kV aboveground transmission line extending from the control building to a 200,000-square-foot hydrogen electrolysis plant and storage yard located in South Anchorage with a processing capacity of up to 1.21Gigawatts (GW); (6) a 34.8-mile-long, aboveground transmission line following an existing right-of-way extending from Possession Point to a control building and step-up facility in Nikiski; (7) a 2.75-mile-long, 230 kV aboveground transmission line extending from the Nikiski control building to the Homer Electric Association substation; and (8) appurtenant facilities. The proposed project would have an estimated average annual generation of 10,599,500 megawatt-hours. Applicant Contact: Christopher D.L. Lee, 821 North St., Suite 207, Anchorage, Alaska, 99501; phone: (504) 875–8223; email: chrisdlee1@ icloud.com. FERC Contact: Kristen Sinclair; phone: (202) 502–6587; email: kristen.sinclair@ferc.gov. 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, you may submit a paper copy. Submissions sent via the U.S. Postal Service must be addressed to: Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE, Room 1A, Washington, DC 20426. Submissions sent via any other carrier must be addressed to: Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 12225 Wilkins Avenue, Rockville, Maryland 20852. The first page of any filing should include docket number P–15109–000. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:13 May 03, 2021 Jkt 253001 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–15109) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. Dated: April 29, 2021. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2021–09355 Filed 5–3–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 2952–072] City of Idaho Falls; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Protests Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection: a. Application Type: Acceleration of License Term. b. Project No: 2952–072. c. Date Filed: August 12, 2020. d. Applicant: City of Idaho Falls. e. Name of Project: Gem State Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: The project is located on the Snake River in Bonneville and Bingham Counties, Idaho and occupies federal lands administered by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791a–825r. h. Applicant Contact: Richard Malloy, Compliance Manager, Idaho Falls Power, 140 S. Capital Avenue, Idaho Falls, ID 83402, (208) 612–8428, rmalloy@ifpower.org. i. FERC Contact: Ashish Desai, (202) 502–8370, Ashish.Desai@ferc.gov. j. Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, and protests: May 28, 2021. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file comments, motions to intervene, and protests 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, PO 00000 Frm 00043 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 please contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, (866) 208–3676 (toll free), or (202) 502–8659 (TTY). In lieu of electronic filing, you may submit a paper copy. Submissions sent via the U.S. Postal Service must be addressed to: Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE, Room 1A, Washington, DC 20426. Submissions sent via any other carrier must be addressed to: Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 12225 Wilkins Avenue, Rockville, Maryland 20852. The first page of any filing should include the docket number P–2952–072. Comments emailed to Commission staff are not considered part of the Commission record. The Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure require all intervenors filing documents with the Commission to serve a copy of that document on each person whose name appears 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. Description of Request: The City of Idaho Falls, licensee for the Gem State Project No. 2952, filed a request with the Commission to accelerate the term of the 50-year license for the project, currently expiring on November 30, 2033. The licensee requests that expiration of the project license be accelerated to January 31, 2029 to align its expiration date with that of the licensee’s Idaho Falls Project No. 2842, located immediately upstream on the Snake River. The licensee states that aligning the expiration dates for the two projects would decrease relicensing costs, increase efficiency of the relicensing process, and allow stakeholders to comprehensively analyze the projects’ effects simultaneously. l. Locations of the Application: This filing 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. 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, call 1–866–208–3676 or email FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, for TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Agencies may E:\FR\FM\04MYN1.SGM 04MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 84 (Tuesday, May 4, 2021)]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 15109-000]


Turnagain Arm Tidal Energy Corp.; Notice of Preliminary Permit 
Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To 
Intervene, and Competing Applications

    On April 13, 2021, the Turnagain Arm Tidal Energy Corp filed an 
amended application for a preliminary permit, pursuant to section 4(f) 
of the Federal Power Act, proposing to study the feasibility of the 
proposed Turnagain Arm Tidal Electric Generation Project (TATEG) No. 
15109-000, to be located on Turnagain Arm and adjacent lands of the 
Municipality of Anchorage and the Kenai Peninsula Borough. 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) Six 0.5-
mile-long, 300-foot-wide tidal power stations, with five stations 
containing 40, 10-megawatt (MW) tidal-to-electrical energy generating 
units and one station containing 42, 10-MW tidal-to-electrical energy 
generating units for a total installed capacity of 2,420 MW; (2) a 
transmission network consisting of 29.81 miles of undersea transmission 
lines connecting the six power stations and coming onshore at Point 
Campbell in Anchorage and near Possession Point on Kenai Peninsula 
Borough land; (3) a 7.5-mile-long, aboveground transmission line 
extending from Point Campbell through South Anchorage to a control 
building and step-up facility in South Anchorage; (4) a 2.91-mile-long, 
230-kilovolt (kV) aboveground transmission line extending from the 
Anchorage control building to a 40,000-square-foot industrial battery 
array with

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a storage capacity of 300 MW and then to the Chugach Electric 
Association substation in Anchorage; (5) a 0.2-mile-long, 230 kV 
aboveground transmission line extending from the control building to a 
200,000-square-foot hydrogen electrolysis plant and storage yard 
located in South Anchorage with a processing capacity of up to 1.21-
Gigawatts (GW); (6) a 34.8-mile-long, aboveground transmission line 
following an existing right-of-way extending from Possession Point to a 
control building and step-up facility in Nikiski; (7) a 2.75-mile-long, 
230 kV aboveground transmission line extending from the Nikiski control 
building to the Homer Electric Association substation; and (8) 
appurtenant facilities. The proposed project would have an estimated 
average annual generation of 10,599,500 megawatt-hours.
    Applicant Contact: Christopher D.L. Lee, 821 North St., Suite 207, 
Anchorage, Alaska, 99501; phone: (504) 875-8223; email: 
[email protected].
    FERC Contact: Kristen Sinclair; phone: (202) 502-6587; email: 
[email protected].
    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, you may submit a paper copy. 
Submissions sent via the U.S. Postal Service must be addressed to: 
Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 
First Street NE, Room 1A, Washington, DC 20426. Submissions sent via 
any other carrier must be addressed to: Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, 
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 12225 Wilkins Avenue, Rockville, 
Maryland 20852. The first page of any filing should include docket 
number P-15109-000.
    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-15109) in the docket number field to access 
the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support.

    Dated: April 29, 2021.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2021-09355 Filed 5-3-21; 8:45 am]
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