Notice of Request for Information (RFI) on Supporting Energy Savings Performance Contracting in the Public Sector, 40036-40037 [2021-15836]

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[FR Doc. 2021–15840 Filed 7–23–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Notice of Request for Information (RFI) on Supporting Energy Savings Performance Contracting in the Public Sector Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy (DOE). AGENCY: ACTION: Request for Information (RFI). The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) invites public comment on its Request for Information (RFI) number 21EE000682 regarding supporting Energy Savings Performance Contracting (ESPC) in the public sector. DOE’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Weatherization and Intergovernmental Programs Office (WIP), seeks information from the public and nonprofit organizations that have the expertise to support energy savings performance contracting (ESPC) in the municipalities, universities, schools, and hospitals (MUSH) market. The desired outcome of this request is to enhance how MUSH market stakeholders can use ESPC to maximize energy and cost savings, local economies, and workforce development. SUMMARY: Responses to the RFI must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. EST on August 25, 2021. DATES: Interested parties are to submit comments electronically to ESPC_Support_RFI_DOEWIP@ ee.doe.gov. Include ‘‘Supporting Energy Savings Performance Contracting in the Public Sector’’ in the subject of the title. Only electronic responses will be accepted. The complete RFI document is located at https://eereexchange.energy.gov/. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Questions may be addressed to Alice Dasek at alice.dasek@ee.doe.gov or 202– 308–0894. Further instruction can be found in the RFI document posted on EERE Exchange. PO 00000 Frm 00047 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The purpose of this RFI is to solicit feedback from the public and nonprofits that have deep expertise in ESPC in the MUSH market, with solutions for the technical, contractual, and financial barriers to achieving verified savings from ESPC. EERE is specifically interested in such organizations’ capacity, ability, experience, and best practices for working with state energy offices and other state and local government ESPC practitioners to design and implement ESPC in their respective states; documenting MUSH-market ESPC state program needs and current projects; facilitating MUSH market peer exchange opportunities; and providing technical assistance to build state ESPC frameworks. Respondents may describe documented expertise in the field across the country, experience leading or executing ESPC projects in the MUSH market (including all relevant technical, financial, and contractual expertise), and established network connections with ESPC practitioners in the MUSH market. This is solely a request for information and not a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA). EERE is not accepting applications. Confidential Business Information: According to 10 CFR 1004.11, any person submitting information that he or she believes to be confidential and exempt by law from public disclosure should submit via email two wellmarked copies: One copy of the document marked ‘‘confidential’’ including all the information believed to be confidential, and one copy of the document marked ‘‘non-confidential’’ with the information believed to be confidential deleted. DOE will make its own determination about the confidential status of the information and treat it according to its determination. It is DOE’s policy that all comments may be included in the public docket, without change and as received, including any personal information provided in the comments (except information deemed to be exempt from public disclosure). Signing Authority: This document of the Department of Energy was signed on June 21, 2021, by Kelly SpeakesBackman, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary and Acting Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, pursuant to delegated authority from the Secretary of Energy. That document with the original signature and date is maintained by DOE. For administrative purposes only, and in compliance with requirements of the Office of the Federal Register, the undersigned DOE Federal Register SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\26JYN1.SGM 26JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 140 / Monday, July 26, 2021 / Notices Liaison Officer has been authorized to sign and submit the document in electronic format for publication, as an official document of the Department of Energy. This administrative process in no way alters the legal effect of this document upon publication in the Federal Register. Signed in Washington, DC, on June 21, 2021. Treena V. Garrett, Federal Register Liaison Officer, U.S. Department of Energy. [FR Doc. 2021–15836 Filed 7–23–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. ER21–2424–000] jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Generation Bridge M&M Holdings, 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 Generation Bridge M&M Holdings, LLC’s application for market-based rate authority, with an 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 August 9, 2021. 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. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:10 Jul 23, 2021 Jkt 253001 Persons unable to file electronically may mail similar pleadings to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426. Hand delivered submissions in docketed proceedings should be delivered to Health and Human Services, 12225 Wilkins Avenue, Rockville, Maryland 20852. In addition to publishing the full text of this document in the Federal Register, the Commission provides all interested persons an opportunity to view and/or print the contents of this document 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. 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 the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or call toll-free, (886) 208–3676 or TYY, (202) 502–8659. Dated: July 20, 2021. Debbie-Anne A. Reese, Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2021–15854 Filed 7–23–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. ER21–2429–000] Tulare Solar Center, 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 Tulare Solar Center, LLC’s application for market-based rate authority, with an 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 PO 00000 Frm 00048 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 40037 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 August 9, 2021. 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 may mail similar pleadings to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426. Hand delivered submissions in docketed proceedings should be delivered to Health and Human Services, 12225 Wilkins Avenue, Rockville, Maryland 20852. In addition to publishing the full text of this document in the Federal Register, the Commission provides all interested persons an opportunity to view and/or print the contents of this document 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. 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 the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or call toll-free, (886) 208–3676 or TYY, (202) 502–8659. Dated: July 20, 2021. Debbie-Anne A. 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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 140 (Monday, July 26, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 40036-40037]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-15836]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY


Notice of Request for Information (RFI) on Supporting Energy 
Savings Performance Contracting in the Public Sector

AGENCY: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of 
Energy (DOE).

ACTION: Request for Information (RFI).

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) invites public comment on 
its Request for Information (RFI) number 21EE000682 regarding 
supporting Energy Savings Performance Contracting (ESPC) in the public 
sector. DOE's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), 
Weatherization and Intergovernmental Programs Office (WIP), seeks 
information from the public and nonprofit organizations that have the 
expertise to support energy savings performance contracting (ESPC) in 
the municipalities, universities, schools, and hospitals (MUSH) market. 
The desired outcome of this request is to enhance how MUSH market 
stakeholders can use ESPC to maximize energy and cost savings, local 
economies, and workforce development.

DATES: Responses to the RFI must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. 
EST on August 25, 2021.

ADDRESSES: Interested parties are to submit comments electronically to 
[email protected]. Include ``Supporting Energy Savings 
Performance Contracting in the Public Sector'' in the subject of the 
title. Only electronic responses will be accepted. The complete RFI 
document is located at https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Questions may be addressed to Alice 
Dasek at [email protected] or 202-308-0894. Further instruction 
can be found in the RFI document posted on EERE Exchange.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of this RFI is to solicit 
feedback from the public and nonprofits that have deep expertise in 
ESPC in the MUSH market, with solutions for the technical, contractual, 
and financial barriers to achieving verified savings from ESPC. EERE is 
specifically interested in such organizations' capacity, ability, 
experience, and best practices for working with state energy offices 
and other state and local government ESPC practitioners to design and 
implement ESPC in their respective states; documenting MUSH-market ESPC 
state program needs and current projects; facilitating MUSH market peer 
exchange opportunities; and providing technical assistance to build 
state ESPC frameworks. Respondents may describe documented expertise in 
the field across the country, experience leading or executing ESPC 
projects in the MUSH market (including all relevant technical, 
financial, and contractual expertise), and established network 
connections with ESPC practitioners in the MUSH market. This is solely 
a request for information and not a Funding Opportunity Announcement 
(FOA). EERE is not accepting applications.
    Confidential Business Information: According to 10 CFR 1004.11, any 
person submitting information that he or she believes to be 
confidential and exempt by law from public disclosure should submit via 
email two well-marked copies: One copy of the document marked 
``confidential'' including all the information believed to be 
confidential, and one copy of the document marked ``non-confidential'' 
with the information believed to be confidential deleted. DOE will make 
its own determination about the confidential status of the information 
and treat it according to its determination.
    It is DOE's policy that all comments may be included in the public 
docket, without change and as received, including any personal 
information provided in the comments (except information deemed to be 
exempt from public disclosure).
    Signing Authority: This document of the Department of Energy was 
signed on June 21, 2021, by Kelly Speakes-Backman, Principal Deputy 
Assistant Secretary and Acting Assistant Secretary for Energy 
Efficiency and Renewable Energy, pursuant to delegated authority from 
the Secretary of Energy. That document with the original signature and 
date is maintained by DOE. For administrative purposes only, and in 
compliance with requirements of the Office of the Federal Register, the 
undersigned DOE Federal Register

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Liaison Officer has been authorized to sign and submit the document in 
electronic format for publication, as an official document of the 
Department of Energy. This administrative process in no way alters the 
legal effect of this document upon publication in the Federal Register.

    Signed in Washington, DC, on June 21, 2021.
Treena V. Garrett,
Federal Register Liaison Officer, U.S. Department of Energy.
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