Premium Energy Holdings, LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications, 48420-48421 [2021-18614]

Download as PDF khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES 48420 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 165 / Monday, August 30, 2021 / Notices 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–10742–004. 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 Licensee proposes to surrender its conduit exemption and remove the two turbines located in one of its two drinking water storage reservoirs. The turbines have rarely operated since they were installed. The exemptee is proposing to remove them as part of an upgrade to the pump station. 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. 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Filing and Service of Documents: Any filing must (1) bear in all capital letters the title ‘‘COMMENTS’’, ‘‘PROTEST’’, or ‘‘MOTION TO INTERVENE’’ as applicable; (2) set forth in the heading the name of the applicant and the project number of the application to which the filing responds; (3) furnish the name, address, and telephone number of the person commenting, protesting or intervening; and (4) otherwise comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 385.2001 through 385.2005. All comments, motions to intervene, or protests must set forth their evidentiary basis. Any filing made by an intervenor must be accompanied by proof of service on all persons listed in the service list prepared by the Commission in this proceeding, in accordance with 18 CFR 385.2010. Dated: August 24, 2021. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. 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: August 24, 2021. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2021–18615 Filed 8–27–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [FR Doc. 2021–18617 Filed 8–27–21; 8:45 am] [Project No. 15104–000] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P Premium Energy Holdings, LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Combined Notice of Filings Take notice that the Commission has received the following Natural Gas Pipeline Rate and Refund Report filings: Filings Instituting Proceedings Docket Numbers: RP21–1044–000. Applicants: International Paper Company. Description: Joint Petition for Temporary Waiver of Capacity Release Regulations, et al. of International Paper Company. Filed Date: 8/23/21. Accession Number: 20210823–5236. Comment Date: 5 p.m. ET 9/2/21. Docket Numbers: RP21–1045–000. Applicants: Colorado Interstate Gas Company, L.L.C. Description: Compliance filing: Penalties Assessed Compliance Filing 2021 to be effective N/A. Filed Date: 8/24/21. Accession Number: 20210824–5030. Comment Date: 5 p.m. ET 9/7/21. The filings are accessible in the Commission’s eLibrary system (https:// elibrary.ferc.gov/idmws/search/ fercgensearch.asp) by querying the docket number. PO 00000 Frm 00036 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 On February 25, 2021, the Premium Energy Holdings LLC, filed an application for a preliminary permit, pursuant to section 4(f) of the Federal Power Act (FPA), proposing to study the feasibility of Tehachapi Pumped Storage Project to be located about 6 miles east of Lebec, in Kern County and Los Angeles County, California. 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 includes three alternative project configurations (alternatives A, B, and C). The proposed alternative A would consist of: (1) A new upper reservoir using National Cement Company’s existing quarry (Quarry Reservoir) with a surface area of 59 acres, and a total storage capacity of 14,610 acre-feet at a normal maximum operating elevation of 5,100 feet above average mean sea level (msl); (2) a new 5,350-foot-long, 255-foot-high earthen dam impounding a new lower reservoir E:\FR\FM\30AUN1.SGM 30AUN1 khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 165 / Monday, August 30, 2021 / Notices (Border Reservoir), with a surface area of 138-acres, and a total storage capacity of 21,600 acre-feet at a normal maximum elevation of 3,920 feet msl; and (3) a new 8,448-foot-long, 31-footdiameter pressurized tunnel penstock connecting the Quarry and Border Reservoirs, with a hydraulic head of 1,180 feet. The proposed alternative B would consist of: (1) A new 2,997-footlong, 300-foot-high earthen dam impounding a new upper reservoir (Edison Reservoir) with a surface area of 62 acres, and a total storage capacity of 18,000 acre-feet at a normal maximum elevation of 4,500 feet msl; (2) a new lower reservoir (Teson Reservoir) with a surface area of 63 acres, and a total storage capacity of 21,800 acre-feet at a normal maximum elevation of 3,530 feet msl; and (3) a new 7,920-foot-long, 33foot-diameter pressurized tunnel penstock connecting the Edison and Teson Reservoirs, with a hydraulic head of 1,000 feet. The proposed alternative C would consist of: (1) A new 3,840foot-long, 300-foot-high earthen dam impounding a new upper reservoir (Crane Reservoir) with a surface area of 156 acres, and a total storage capacity of 23,950 acre-feet at a normal maximum elevation of 4,500 feet msl; (2) a new 5,485-foot-long, 195-foot-high earthen dam impounding a new lower reservoir (Oso Reservoir) with a surface area of 314-acres, and a total storage capacity of 21,690 acre-feet at a normal maximum elevation of 3,530 feet msl; and (3) a new 19,536-foot-long, 34-foot-diameter pressurized tunnel penstock connecting the Crane and Oso Reservoirs, with a hydraulic head of 970 feet. Each of the alternative configurations would also include a new powerhouse and switchyard located adjacent to the lower reservoir, and a transmission line connecting the switchyard to either Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s (LADWP) Rosamond Switching Station or Southern California Edison Company’s (SCE) Bailey Substation. The powerhouse would contain five turbinegenerator units with a total rated capacity of 1,000 megawatts and the estimated annual generation at the project would be 3,500 gigawatt-hours. Applicant Contact: Mr. Victor M. Rojas, Managing Director, Premium Energy Holdings LLC. 355 South Lemon Ave., Suite A, Walnut, CA 91789, victor.rojas@pehllc.net. FERC Contact: Ousmane Sidibe; Ousmane.sidibe@ferc.gov, (202) 502– 6245. 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. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:40 Aug 27, 2021 Jkt 253001 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 https:// ferconline.ferc.gov/FERCOnline.aspx. Commenters can submit brief comments up to 6,000 characters, without prior registration, using the eComment system at https://ferconline.ferc.gov/ QuickComment.aspx. 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– 15104–000. 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 https:// www.ferc.gov/ferc-online/elibrary/ overview. Enter the docket number (P– 15104) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. Dated: August 24, 2021. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2021–18614 Filed 8–27–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Combined Notice of Filings #1 Take notice that the Commission received the following exempt wholesale generator filings: Docket Numbers: EG21–224–000. Applicants: PGR 2021 Lessee 7, LLC. Description: Notice of SelfCertification of Exempt Wholesale Generator of EG or FC of PGR 2021 Lessee 7, LLC. Filed Date: 8/23/21. Accession Number: 20210823–5129. Comment Date: 5 p.m. ET 9/13/21. PO 00000 Frm 00037 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 48421 Take notice that the Commission received the following electric rate filings: Docket Numbers: ER21–2280–001. Applicants: Independence Wind Energy LLC. Description: Tariff Amendment: Amendment to MBR Application to be effective 8/30/2021. Filed Date: 8/24/21. Accession Number: 20210824–5034. Comment Date: 5 p.m. ET 9/14/21. Docket Numbers: ER21–2694–001. Applicants: PJM Interconnection, L.L.C. Description: Tariff Amendment: Amendment to ISA, SA No. 5481; Queue No. AF1–014 (consent) to be effective 7/16/2021. Filed Date: 8/24/21. Accession Number: 20210824–5068. Comment Date: 5 p.m. ET 9/14/21. Docket Numbers: ER21–2732–000. Applicants: Kansas Power Pool. Description: Request for Limited Waiver of Formula Rate Deadlines, et al. of the Kansas Power Pool. Filed Date: 8/20/21. Accession Number: 20210820–5243. Comment Date: 5 p.m. ET 8/26/21. Docket Numbers: ER21–2748–000. Applicants: Lund Hill Solar, LLC, Bracewell LLP. Description: Baseline eTariff Filing: Lund Hill Solar, LLC submits tariff filing per 35.12: Application for MarketBased Rate Authorization, Request for Related Waivers to be effective 9/15/ 2021. Filed Date: 8/23/21. Accession Number: 20210823–5199. Comment Date: 5 p.m. ET 9/13/21. Docket Numbers: ER21–2749–000. Applicants: Northern Indiana Public Service Company LLC. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: Supplement to WVPA IA to Remove Delivery Point to be effective 8/1/2021. Filed Date: 8/23/21. Accession Number: 20210823–5201. Comment Date: 5 p.m. ET 9/13/21. Docket Numbers: ER21–2750–000. Applicants: PJM Interconnection, L.L.C. Description: PJM Interconnection, L.L.C. submits Petition for Termination of Waiver associated with Peak Shaving Adjustment Deadline. Filed Date: 8/23/21. Accession Number: 20210823–5241. Comment Date: 5 p.m. ET 9/3/21. Docket Numbers: ER21–2752–000. Applicants: Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: 2021–08–24_SA 3489 Duke-Speedway Solar 1st Rev GIA (J805) to be effective 8/9/2021. E:\FR\FM\30AUN1.SGM 30AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 165 (Monday, August 30, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 48420-48421]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-18614]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 15104-000]


Premium Energy Holdings, LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit 
Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To 
Intervene, and Competing Applications

    On February 25, 2021, the Premium Energy Holdings LLC, filed an 
application for a preliminary permit, pursuant to section 4(f) of the 
Federal Power Act (FPA), proposing to study the feasibility of 
Tehachapi Pumped Storage Project to be located about 6 miles east of 
Lebec, in Kern County and Los Angeles County, California. 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 includes three alternative project 
configurations (alternatives A, B, and C). The proposed alternative A 
would consist of: (1) A new upper reservoir using National Cement 
Company's existing quarry (Quarry Reservoir) with a surface area of 59 
acres, and a total storage capacity of 14,610 acre-feet at a normal 
maximum operating elevation of 5,100 feet above average mean sea level 
(msl); (2) a new 5,350-foot-long, 255-foot-high earthen dam impounding 
a new lower reservoir

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(Border Reservoir), with a surface area of 138-acres, and a total 
storage capacity of 21,600 acre-feet at a normal maximum elevation of 
3,920 feet msl; and (3) a new 8,448-foot-long, 31-foot-diameter 
pressurized tunnel penstock connecting the Quarry and Border 
Reservoirs, with a hydraulic head of 1,180 feet. The proposed 
alternative B would consist of: (1) A new 2,997-foot-long, 300-foot-
high earthen dam impounding a new upper reservoir (Edison Reservoir) 
with a surface area of 62 acres, and a total storage capacity of 18,000 
acre-feet at a normal maximum elevation of 4,500 feet msl; (2) a new 
lower reservoir (Teson Reservoir) with a surface area of 63 acres, and 
a total storage capacity of 21,800 acre-feet at a normal maximum 
elevation of 3,530 feet msl; and (3) a new 7,920-foot-long, 33-foot-
diameter pressurized tunnel penstock connecting the Edison and Teson 
Reservoirs, with a hydraulic head of 1,000 feet. The proposed 
alternative C would consist of: (1) A new 3,840-foot-long, 300-foot-
high earthen dam impounding a new upper reservoir (Crane Reservoir) 
with a surface area of 156 acres, and a total storage capacity of 
23,950 acre-feet at a normal maximum elevation of 4,500 feet msl; (2) a 
new 5,485-foot-long, 195-foot-high earthen dam impounding a new lower 
reservoir (Oso Reservoir) with a surface area of 314-acres, and a total 
storage capacity of 21,690 acre-feet at a normal maximum elevation of 
3,530 feet msl; and (3) a new 19,536-foot-long, 34-foot-diameter 
pressurized tunnel penstock connecting the Crane and Oso Reservoirs, 
with a hydraulic head of 970 feet. Each of the alternative 
configurations would also include a new powerhouse and switchyard 
located adjacent to the lower reservoir, and a transmission line 
connecting the switchyard to either Los Angeles Department of Water and 
Power's (LADWP) Rosamond Switching Station or Southern California 
Edison Company's (SCE) Bailey Substation. The powerhouse would contain 
five turbine-generator units with a total rated capacity of 1,000 
megawatts and the estimated annual generation at the project would be 
3,500 gigawatt-hours.
    Applicant Contact: Mr. Victor M. Rojas, Managing Director, Premium 
Energy Holdings LLC. 355 South Lemon Ave., Suite A, Walnut, CA 91789, 
[email protected].
    FERC Contact: Ousmane Sidibe; [email protected], (202) 502-
6245.
    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 https://ferconline.ferc.gov/FERCOnline.aspx. Commenters can submit brief 
comments up to 6,000 characters, without prior registration, using the 
eComment system at https://ferconline.ferc.gov/QuickComment.aspx. 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-15104-000.
    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 https://www.ferc.gov/ferc-online/elibrary/overview. Enter the docket number (P-15104) in the docket number field 
to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support.

    Dated: August 24, 2021.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
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