Aclara Meters, LLC; Notice of Authorization for Continued Project Operation, 52144-52145 [2021-20273]

Download as PDF 52144 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 179 / Monday, September 20, 2021 / Notices Dated: September 14, 2021. Debbie-Anne A. Reese, Deputy Secretary. 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. Comment Date: 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on October 12, 2021. [FR Doc. 2021–20252 Filed 9–17–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Dated: September 14, 2021. Debbie-Anne A. Reese, Deputy Secretary. [Docket No. EF21–10–000] [FR Doc. 2021–20253 Filed 9–17–21; 8:45 am] Western Area Power Administration; Notice of Filing BILLING CODE 6717–01–P Take notice that on September 9, 2021, Western Area Power Administration submitted tariff filing: RMR–WAPA–196–Errata Filing, to be effective 10/1/2021. Any person desiring to intervene or to protest this filing must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211, 385.214). Protests will be considered by the Commission in determining the appropriate action to be taken, but will not serve to make protestants parties to the proceeding. Any person wishing to become a party must file a notice of intervention or motion to intervene, as appropriate. Such notices, motions, or protests must be filed on or before the comment date. On or before the comment date, it is not necessary to serve motions to intervene or protests on persons other than the Applicant. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings of comments, protests and interventions in lieu of paper using the ‘‘eFiling’’ link at http:// www.ferc.gov. 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:// 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:49 Sep 17, 2021 Jkt 253001 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 3777–000] Town of Rollinsford, New Hampshire; Notice of Authorization for Continued Project Operation On August 29, 2019, the Town of Rollinsford, New Hampshire, licensee for the Rollinsford Hydroelectric Project No. 3777, filed an Application for a Subsequent License pursuant to the Federal Power Act (FPA) and the Commission’s regulations thereunder. The Rollinsford Hydroelectric Project is located on the Salmon Falls River in Strafford County, New Hampshire and York County, Maine. The license for Project No. 3777 was issued for a period ending August 31, 2021. Section 15(a)(1) of the FPA, 16 U.S.C. 808(a)(1), requires the Commission, at the expiration of a license term, to issue from year-to-year an annual license to the then licensee(s) under the terms and conditions of the prior license until a new license is issued, or the project is otherwise disposed of as provided in section 15 or any other applicable section of the FPA. If the project’s prior license waived the applicability of section 15 of the FPA, then, based on section 9(b) of the Administrative Procedure Act, 5 U.S.C. 558(c), and as set forth at 18 CFR 16.21(a), if the licensee of such project has filed an application for a subsequent license, the licensee may continue to operate the project in accordance with the terms and conditions of the license after the minor or minor part license expires, until the Commission acts on its application. If the licensee of such a project has not filed an application for a subsequent license, then it may be required, pursuant to 18 CFR 16.21(b), to continue project operations until the Commission issues someone else a PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 license for the project or otherwise orders disposition of the project. If the project is subject to section 15 of the FPA, notice is hereby given that an annual license for Project No. 3777 is issued to the Town of Rollinsford, New Hampshire for a period effective September 1, 2021 through August 31, 2022 or until the issuance of a new license for the project or other disposition under the FPA, whichever comes first. If issuance of a new license (or other disposition) does not take place on or before August 31, 2022, notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 18 CFR 16.18(c), an annual license under section 15(a)(1) of the FPA is renewed automatically without further order or notice by the Commission, unless the Commission orders otherwise. If the project is not subject to section 15 of the FPA, notice is hereby given that the Town of Rollinsford, New Hampshire is authorized to continue operation of the Rollinsford Hydroelectric Project, until such time as the Commission acts on its application for a subsequent license. Dated: September 14, 2021. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2021–20274 Filed 9–17–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 3820–000] Aclara Meters, LLC; Notice of Authorization for Continued Project Operation On March 29, 2019, Aclara Meters, LLC, licensee for the Somersworth Hydroelectric Project No. 3820, filed an application for Surrender of License. The Somersworth Hydroelectric Project is located on the Salmon Falls River in Strafford County, New Hampshire, and York County, Maine. The license for Project No. 3820 was issued for a period ending August 31, 2021. Section 15(a)(1) of the FPA, 16 U.S.C. 808(a)(1), requires the Commission, at the expiration of a license term, to issue from year-to-year an annual license to the then licensee(s) under the terms and conditions of the prior license until a new license is issued, or the project is otherwise disposed of as provided in section 15 or any other applicable section of the FPA. If the project’s prior license waived the applicability of section 15 of the FPA, E:\FR\FM\20SEN1.SGM 20SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 179 / Monday, September 20, 2021 / Notices then, based on section 9(b) of the Administrative Procedure Act, 5 U.S.C. 558(c), and as set forth at 18 CFR 16.21(a), if the licensee of such project has filed an application for a subsequent license, the licensee may continue to operate the project in accordance with the terms and conditions of the license after the minor or minor part license expires, until the Commission acts on its application. If the licensee of such a project has not filed an application for a subsequent license, then it may be required, pursuant to 18 CFR 16.21(b), to continue project operations until the Commission issues someone else a license for the project or otherwise orders disposition of the project. If the project is subject to section 15 of the FPA, notice is hereby given that an annual license for Project No. 3820 is issued to Aclara Meters, LLC for a period effective September 1, 2021 through August 31, 2022 or until the issuance of a new license for the project or other disposition under the FPA, whichever comes first. If issuance of a new license (or other disposition) does not take place on or before August 31, 2022, notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 18 CFR 16.18(c), an annual license under section 15(a)(1) of the FPA is renewed automatically without further order or notice by the Commission, unless the Commission orders otherwise. If the project is not subject to section 15 of the FPA, notice is hereby given that Aclara Meters, LLC is authorized to continue operation of the Somersworth Hydroelectric Project, until such time as the Commission takes final action on the application for Surrender of License. Dated: September 14, 2021. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2021–20273 Filed 9–17–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Western Area Power Administration 2025 Resource Pool—Loveland Area Projects, Allocation Procedures and Call for Applications Western Area Power Administration, DOE. ACTION: Notice of allocation procedures and call for 2025 Resource Pool applications. AGENCY: Western Area Power Administration (WAPA), a Federal Power Marketing Administration of the Department of Energy (DOE), is publishing this notice of allocation SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:49 Sep 17, 2021 Jkt 253001 procedures and call for applications from new preference entities interested in an allocation of Federal firm power. WAPA’s Rocky Mountain Region (RMR) published its Loveland Area Projects (LAP)—2025 Power Marketing Initiative (2025 PMI) in the Federal Register on December 30, 2013, to be effective January 29, 2014. The 2025 PMI established the criteria for allocating firm power from the LAP beginning October 1, 2024, through September 30, 2054. The 2025 PMI established three resource pools of up to one percent each of the marketable resource under contract at the time of each reallocation to be available for eligible new preference entities. Reallocations will occur at the beginning of the October 1, 2024, contract term and again every 10 years thereafter on October 1, 2034, and October 1, 2044. Therefore, WAPA is issuing a call for applications for the 2025 Resource Pool. New preference entities interested in applying for an allocation of firm power from LAP must submit a written application using the Applicant Profile Data (APD) form and satisfy the General Eligibility Criteria, General Allocation Criteria, and General Contract Principles described in this notice. DATES: WAPA must receive a completed and signed application using the APD form by 4:00 p.m., MST, on November 15, 2021. WAPA will accept applications by email or delivered by U.S. mail. Applications sent by U.S. mail will be accepted if postmarked at least three days before November 15, 2021, and received no later than November 18, 2021. WAPA reserves the right to not consider an application received after the prescribed date and time. A single virtual public information forum (not to exceed three hours) addressing the allocation procedures, call for applications, and APD form will be held on Wednesday, October 6, 2021, at 1 p.m., MDT. The public information forum can be accessed 15 minutes in advance of the start time for the public information forum by copying and pasting the following link into your browser: https://doe.webex.com/doe/ j.php?MTID=m40e148a1ad3464d2 f53ea61f8608c48e. ADDRESSES: If submitting a paper application, please print a completed and signed APD form and mail it to Barton V. Barnhart, Regional Manager, Rocky Mountain Region, Western Area Power Administration, 5555 East Crossroads Boulevard, Loveland, CO 80538–8986. If submitting an electronic application, please email a completed PO 00000 Frm 00023 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 52145 and signed APD form to Parker Wicks, Contracts and Energy Services Manager, Rocky Mountain Region, Western Area Power Administration, at pwicks@ wapa.gov. A completed and signed APD form must be received by WAPA within the time required in the DATES section. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Parker Wicks, Contracts and Energy Services Manager, Rocky Mountain Region, Western Area Power Administration, (970) 461–7202, email pwicks@wapa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The 2025 PMI, as published in the Federal Register December 30, 2013 (78 FR 79444), extends the current marketing plan, with amendments to key marketing plan principles, and provides the basis for marketing the LAP longterm firm hydroelectric resource beginning October 1, 2024, through September 30, 2054. As part of the 2025 PMI, WAPA will provide for three resource pools of up to one percent of the marketable resource under contract. Service under the first of these pools begins on October 1, 2024, and again every 10 years thereafter (October 1, 2034, and October 1, 2044), until the conclusion of the marketing plan on September 30, 2054. Each reallocation will be placed in a resource pool from which power allocations to eligible new preference entities will be made. This notice sets forth the following procedures for determining these allocations: (1) The amount of pool resources; (2) general eligibility criteria; (3) general allocation criteria, i.e., how WAPA plans to allocate pool resources to eligible new preference entities as provided for in the Program and the 2025 PMI; (4) general contract principles under which WAPA will sell the allocated power; and (5) applications for firm power, i.e., APD application information required from each applicant. After evaluating applications, if WAPA determines there is one or more eligible applicants, WAPA will publish a Notice of Proposed Allocations in the Federal Register. The public will have an opportunity to comment on the Proposed Allocations. After reviewing the comments, WAPA will publish a Notice of Final Allocations in the Federal Register. If there are no qualified applicants under the 2025 Resource Pool, WAPA will publish a notice in the Federal Register to conclude the 2025 Resource Pool. I. Amount of Pool Resources WAPA will allocate up to one percent of the LAP long-term firm hydroelectric resource under contract as of October 1, E:\FR\FM\20SEN1.SGM 20SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 3820-000]


Aclara Meters, LLC; Notice of Authorization for Continued Project 
Operation

    On March 29, 2019, Aclara Meters, LLC, licensee for the Somersworth 
Hydroelectric Project No. 3820, filed an application for Surrender of 
License. The Somersworth Hydroelectric Project is located on the Salmon 
Falls River in Strafford County, New Hampshire, and York County, Maine.
    The license for Project No. 3820 was issued for a period ending 
August 31, 2021. Section 15(a)(1) of the FPA, 16 U.S.C. 808(a)(1), 
requires the Commission, at the expiration of a license term, to issue 
from year-to-year an annual license to the then licensee(s) under the 
terms and conditions of the prior license until a new license is 
issued, or the project is otherwise disposed of as provided in section 
15 or any other applicable section of the FPA. If the project's prior 
license waived the applicability of section 15 of the FPA,

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then, based on section 9(b) of the Administrative Procedure Act, 5 
U.S.C. 558(c), and as set forth at 18 CFR 16.21(a), if the licensee of 
such project has filed an application for a subsequent license, the 
licensee may continue to operate the project in accordance with the 
terms and conditions of the license after the minor or minor part 
license expires, until the Commission acts on its application. If the 
licensee of such a project has not filed an application for a 
subsequent license, then it may be required, pursuant to 18 CFR 
16.21(b), to continue project operations until the Commission issues 
someone else a license for the project or otherwise orders disposition 
of the project.
    If the project is subject to section 15 of the FPA, notice is 
hereby given that an annual license for Project No. 3820 is issued to 
Aclara Meters, LLC for a period effective September 1, 2021 through 
August 31, 2022 or until the issuance of a new license for the project 
or other disposition under the FPA, whichever comes first. If issuance 
of a new license (or other disposition) does not take place on or 
before August 31, 2022, notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 18 CFR 
16.18(c), an annual license under section 15(a)(1) of the FPA is 
renewed automatically without further order or notice by the 
Commission, unless the Commission orders otherwise.
    If the project is not subject to section 15 of the FPA, notice is 
hereby given that Aclara Meters, LLC is authorized to continue 
operation of the Somersworth Hydroelectric Project, until such time as 
the Commission takes final action on the application for Surrender of 
License.

    Dated: September 14, 2021.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2021-20273 Filed 9-17-21; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6717-01-P