Increasing Market and Planning Efficiency Through Improved Software; Second Supplemental Notice of Technical Conference on Increasing Real-Time and Day-Ahead Market Efficiency Through Improved Software, 33261-33262 [2021-13438]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 119 / Thursday, June 24, 2021 / Notices two generating units, with a combined capacity of 4.5 megawatts; and (5) a 450foot-long transmission line. The proposed project would have an estimated average annual generation of 16,500 megawatt-hours, and operate run-of-release using surplus water from the Carter’s Reregulation Dam, as directed by the Corps. o. In addition to publishing the full text of this notice in the Federal Register, the Commission provides all interested persons an opportunity to view and/or print the contents of this notice, as well as other documents in the proceeding (e.g., license application) via the internet through the Commission’s Home Page (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 (P–14985– 001). At this time, the Commission has suspended access to the Commission’s Public Reference Room due to the proclamation declaring a National Emergency concerning the Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID–19) issued by the President on March 13, 2020. For assistance, contact FERC at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or call toll-free, (866) 208–3676 or (202) 502– 8659 (TTY). You may also register online at https://ferconline.ferc.gov/ FERCOnline.aspx to be notified via email of new filings and issuances related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. p. Procedural Schedule and final amendments: The application will be processed according to the following preliminary Schedule. Revisions to the schedule will be made as appropriate. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Issue Deficiency Letter—August 2021 Issue Acceptance Letter—November 2021 Issue Scoping Document—December 2021 Request Additional information (if necessary)—February 2021 Notice of Ready for Environmental Analysis—March 2021 [FR Doc. 2021–13374 Filed 6–23–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:19 Jun 23, 2021 Jkt 253001 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 2530–057] Brookfield White Pine Hydro LLC; Notice of Waiver Period for Water Quality Certification Application On March 12, 2021, Brookfield White Pine Hydro LLC submitted to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) a copy of its application for a Clean Water Act section 401(a)(1) water quality certification filed with the Maine Department of Environmental Protection, in conjunction with the above captioned project. Pursuant to 40 CFR 121.6, we hereby notify the Maine Department of Environmental Protection of the following: Date of Receipt of the Certification Request: March 12, 2021. Reasonable Period of Time to Act on the Certification Request: One year. Date Waiver Occurs for Failure to Act: March 14, 2022.1 If the Maine Department of Environmental Protection fails or refuses to act on the water quality certification request by the above waiver date, then the agency certifying authority is deemed waived pursuant to section 401(a)(1) of the Clean Water Act, 33 U.S.C. 1341(a)(1). Dated: June 17, 2021. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2021–13299 Filed 6–23–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. AD10–12–012] Increasing Market and Planning Efficiency Through Improved Software; Second Supplemental Notice of Technical Conference on Increasing Real-Time and Day-Ahead Market Efficiency Through Improved Software Final amendments to the application must be filed with the Commission no later than 30 days from the issuance date of the notice of ready for environmental analysis. Dated: June 15, 2021. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY As first announced in the Notice of Technical Conference issued in this proceeding on March 11, 2021, 1 The Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure provide that, if a filing deadline falls on a Saturday, Sunday, holiday, or other day when the Commission is not open for business, the filing deadline does not end until the close of business on the next business day. 18 CFR 385.2007(a)(2) (2020). Because the end of the one-year time period falls on a Saturday (March 12, 2022), the period is extended until the close of business on Monday, March 14, 2022. PO 00000 Frm 00056 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 33261 Commission staff will convene a technical conference on June 22, 23, and 24, 2021 to discuss opportunities for increasing real-time and day-ahead market efficiency of the bulk power system through improved software. Attached to this Second Supplemental Notice is a final agenda for the technical conference and speakers’ summaries of their presentations. While the intent of the technical conference is not to focus on any specific matters before the Commission, some conference discussions might include topics at issue in proceedings that are currently pending before the Commission, including topics related to capacity valuation methodologies for renewable, hybrid, or storage resources. These proceedings include, but are not limited to: Docket Nos. PJM Interconnection, L.L.C. PJM Interconnection, L.L.C. PJM Interconnection, L.L.C. ER20–584–000. EL19–100–000. ER21–278–000 and ER21–278–001. The conference will take place virtually via WebEx, with remote participation from both presenters and attendees. Further details on remote attendance and participation will be released prior to the conference. Attendees must register through the Commission’s website on or before June 11, 2021.1 WebEx connections may not be available to those who do not register. The Commission will accept comments following the conference, with a deadline of July 30, 2021. There is an ‘‘eSubscription’’ link on the Commission’s 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. FERC conferences are accessible under section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. For accessibility accommodations please send an email to accessibility@ferc.gov or call toll free (866) 208–3372 (voice) or (202) 502– 8659 (TTY), or send a fax to (202) 208– 2106 with the required accommodations. For further information about these conferences, please contact: Sarah McKinley (Logistical Information), Office of External 1 The attendee registration form is located at https://ferc.webex.com/ferc/onstage/ g.php?MTID=e97c1ef8334b1f4db52394fe644edfe57. Click ‘‘Register’’ to be taken to the form. E:\FR\FM\24JNN1.SGM 24JNN1 33262 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 119 / Thursday, June 24, 2021 / Notices Affairs, (202) 502–8004, Sarah.McKinley@ferc.gov. Alexander Smith (Technical Information), Office of Energy Policy and Innovation, (202) 502–6601, Alexander.Smith@ferc.gov. Dated: June 17, 2021. Debbie-Anne A. Reese, Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2021–13438 Filed 6–23–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project Nos. 14803–001 and P–2082–063] khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Klamath River Renewal Corporation PacifiCorp; Notice of Intent To Prepare An Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Lower Klamath Project Surrender and Removal, Request for Comments on Environmental Issues, Schedule for Environmental Review, and Notice of Public Virtual Scoping Sessions On November 17, 2020, and supplemented on February 26, and March 22, 2021, the Klamath River Renewal Corporation (Renewal Corporation) and PacifiCorp (applicants) filed an amended application for surrender of license and removal of project works for the Lower Klamath Hydroelectric Project No. 14803. The staff of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or Commission) will prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) that will discuss the environmental impacts of the proposed surrender and removal of the Lower Klamath Project No. 14803 located on the Klamath River in Klamath County, Oregon, and Siskiyou County, California. The Commission will use this EIS in its decision-making process to identify potential adverse and beneficial impacts of the proposed project surrender and reasonable alternatives.1 This notice initiates the start of a scoping process the Commission will use to gather input from the public and interested agencies about issues regarding the project. As part of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) review process, the Commission takes into account concerns the public may have about proposals and the 1 On July 16, 2020, the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) issued a final rule, Update to the Regulations Implementing the Procedural Provisions of the National Environmental Policy Act (Final Rule, 85 FR 43,304), which was effective as of September 14, 2020. Accordingly, this EIS will be prepared pursuant to the Final rule. VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:19 Jun 23, 2021 Jkt 253001 environmental impacts that could result from its action. This process is referred to as ‘‘scoping.’’ The main goal of the scoping process is to focus the analysis in the EIS on the important environmental issues. Additional information about the Commission’s NEPA process is described below in the NEPA Process and the EIS section of this notice. By this notice, the Commission staff requests public comments on the scope of issues to address in the EIS. Specifically, we request comments on potential alternatives and impacts, as well as identification of any relevant information, studies, or analyses of any kind concerning impacts affecting the quality of the human environment. To ensure that your comments are timely and properly recorded, please submit your comments within 30 days of the first scoping meeting, i.e., by August 19, 2021. Comments may be submitted in written or oral form. Further details on how to submit comments are provided in the Public Participation section of this notice. Public Participation There are four methods you can use to submit your comments to the Commission. The Commission encourages electronic filing of comments and has staff available to assist you at (866) 208–3676 or FercOnlineSupport@ferc.gov. Please carefully follow these instructions so that your comments are properly recorded. (1) You can file your comments electronically using the eComment feature, which is located on the Commission’s website (www.ferc.gov) under the link to FERC Online. Using eComment is an easy method for submitting brief, text-only comments on a project; (2) You can file your comments electronically by using the eFiling feature, which is located on the Commission’s website (www.ferc.gov) under the link to FERC Online. With eFiling, you can provide comments in a variety of formats by attaching them as a file with your submission. New eFiling users must first create an account by clicking on ‘‘eRegister.’’ You will be asked to select the type of filing you are making; a comment on a particular project is considered a ‘‘Comment on a Filing’’; or (3) You can file a paper copy of your comments by mailing them to the Commission. Be sure to reference the project docket number (Project No. 14803–001 and P–2082–063) on your letter. Submissions sent via the U.S. Postal Service must be addressed to: PO 00000 Frm 00057 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. (4) Virtual Scoping Sessions: In lieu of sending written comments, the Commission invites you to attend one of the virtual scoping sessions its staff will conduct by telephone, scheduled as follows: Date and Time For Federal and state resource agencies, Tuesday, July 20, 2021, 9:00 a.m.– 12:00 p.m. Pacific Time, Call in number: 888–604–9359, Participant passcode: 8998724 For all others including the general public, Tuesday, July 20, 2021, 6:00– 9:00 p.m. Pacific Time, Call in number: 888–604–9359, Participant passcode: 8998724 For all others including the general public, Wednesday, July 21, 2021, 6:00–9:00 p.m. Pacific Time, Call in number: 888–604–9359, Participant passcode: 8998724 For all others including the general public, Thursday, July 22, 2021, 6:00– 9:00 p.m. Pacific Time, Call in number: 888–604–9359, Participant passcode: 8998724 The primary goal of these scoping sessions is to seek input on the specific environmental issues and concerns that should be considered in the EIS. Individual oral comments will be taken on a one-on-one basis with a court reporter on the line. This format is designed to receive the maximum amount of oral comments, in a convenient way during the timeframe allotted and in response to the ongoing COVID–19 pandemic. Each scoping session for the general public is scheduled from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Pacific Time. You may call any time during that period. You will initially be placed on mute and hold. Calls will be answered in the order they are received. Once answered, you will have the opportunity to provide your comments directly to a court reporter. FERC staff or a representative may also be present on the line. A time limit of three minutes will be implemented for each commentor. There will be a short introduction by Commission staff and the Renewal Corporation when each session opens. Please see appendix 1 for additional E:\FR\FM\24JNN1.SGM 24JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. AD10-12-012]


Increasing Market and Planning Efficiency Through Improved 
Software; Second Supplemental Notice of Technical Conference on 
Increasing Real-Time and Day-Ahead Market Efficiency Through Improved 
Software

    As first announced in the Notice of Technical Conference issued in 
this proceeding on March 11, 2021, Commission staff will convene a 
technical conference on June 22, 23, and 24, 2021 to discuss 
opportunities for increasing real-time and day-ahead market efficiency 
of the bulk power system through improved software. Attached to this 
Second Supplemental Notice is a final agenda for the technical 
conference and speakers' summaries of their presentations.
    While the intent of the technical conference is not to focus on any 
specific matters before the Commission, some conference discussions 
might include topics at issue in proceedings that are currently pending 
before the Commission, including topics related to capacity valuation 
methodologies for renewable, hybrid, or storage resources. These 
proceedings include, but are not limited to:

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PJM Interconnection, L.L.C............  ER20-584-000.
PJM Interconnection, L.L.C............  EL19-100-000.
PJM Interconnection, L.L.C............  ER21-278-000 and ER21-278-001.
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    The conference will take place virtually via WebEx, with remote 
participation from both presenters and attendees. Further details on 
remote attendance and participation will be released prior to the 
conference. Attendees must register through the Commission's website on 
or before June 11, 2021.\1\ WebEx connections may not be available to 
those who do not register.
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    \1\ The attendee registration form is located at https://ferc.webex.com/ferc/onstage/g.php?MTID=e97c1ef8334b1f4db52394fe644edfe57. Click ``Register'' to 
be taken to the form.
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    The Commission will accept comments following the conference, with 
a deadline of July 30, 2021.
    There is an ``eSubscription'' link on the Commission's 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 [email protected], or call (866) 208-
3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502-8659.
    FERC conferences are accessible under section 508 of the 
Rehabilitation Act of 1973. For accessibility accommodations please 
send an email to [email protected] or call toll free (866) 208-
3372 (voice) or (202) 502-8659 (TTY), or send a fax to (202) 208-2106 
with the required accommodations.
    For further information about these conferences, please contact:

Sarah McKinley (Logistical Information), Office of External

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Affairs, (202) 502-8004, [email protected].
Alexander Smith (Technical Information), Office of Energy Policy and 
Innovation, (202) 502-6601, [email protected].

    Dated: June 17, 2021.
Debbie-Anne A. Reese,
Deputy Secretary.
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