Proposed Agency Information Collection Extension, 60021 [2021-23533]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 207 / Friday, October 29, 2021 / Notices 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 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 October 26, 2021. Treena V. Garrett, Federal Register Liaison Officer, U.S. Department of Energy. [FR Doc. 2021–23597 Filed 10–28–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Proposed Agency Information Collection Extension Department of Energy. Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: The Department of Energy (DOE), pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, intends to extend for three years an information collection request with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). DATES: Comments regarding this proposed information collection must be received on or before December 28, 2021. If you anticipate difficulty in submitting comments within that period, contact the person listed in ADDRESSES as soon as possible. ADDRESSES: Written comments may be sent: (1) By email to LPO.Paperwork ReductionAct.Comments@hq.doe.gov; or (2) to Knight Elsberry, U.S. Department of Energy, LPO–70, Room 4B–122, 1000 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20585 with a mandatory copy by email to LPO.PaperworkReduction Act.Comments@hq.doe.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to Knight Elsberry, LPO.PaperworkReduction Act.Comments@hq.doe.gov, (202) 287– 6646. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the extended collection of information is necessary khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:17 Oct 28, 2021 Jkt 256001 for the proper performance of the functions of the agency; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. This information collection request contains: (1) OMB No.: 1910–5134; (2) Information Collection Request Title: DOE Loan Guarantees for Energy Projects; (3) Type of Request: Extension; (4) Purpose: This information collection package covers collection of information necessary to evaluate applications for loan guarantees submitted under Title XVII of the Energy Policy Act of 2005, as amended, 16516 (Title XVII), 42 U.S.C. 16511, and under Section 2602(c) of the Energy Policy Act of 1992, as amended (TELGP), 25 U.S.C. 3502(c). Applications for loan guarantees submitted to DOE in response to a solicitation under Title XVII or TELGP must contain certain information. This information will be used to analyze whether a project is eligible for a loan guarantee and to evaluate the application under criteria specified in the final regulations implementing Title XVII, located at 10 CFR part 609, and adopted by DOE for purposes of TELGP, with certain immaterial modifications and omissions. The collection of this information is critical to ensure that the government has sufficient information to determine whether applicants meet the eligibility requirements to qualify for a DOE loan guarantee under Title XVII or TELGP, as the case may be, and to provide DOE with sufficient information to evaluate an applicant’s project using the criteria specified in 10 CFR part 609 (for Title XVII applications) or the applicable solicitation (for TELGP applications); (5) Annual Estimated Number of Respondents: 92; (6) Annual Estimated Number of Total Responses: 92; (7) Annual Estimated Number of Burden Hours: 12,190; (8) Annual Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping Cost Burden: $2,490,900. Authority: Title XVII and TELGP authorize the collection of information. Signing Authority: This document of the Department of Energy was signed on October 25, 2021, by Jigar Shah, Executive Director, Loan Programs Office, pursuant to delegated authority from the Secretary of Energy. That document with the original signature PO 00000 Frm 00046 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 60021 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 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 October 25, 2021. Treena V. Garrett, Federal Register Liaison Officer, U.S. Department of Energy. [FR Doc. 2021–23533 Filed 10–28–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Stewardship of Software for Scientific and High-Performance Computing Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR), Office of Science, Department of Energy. ACTION: Request for information. AGENCY: The Office of Science (SC) in the Department of Energy (DOE) invites interested parties to provide input relevant to the stewardship of the software ecosystem for scientific and high-performance computing. DATES: Written comments and information are requested on or before December 13, 2021. ADDRESSES: DOE is using the www.regulations.gov system for the submission and posting of public comments in this proceeding. All comments in response to this RFI are therefore to be submitted electronically through www.regulations.gov, via the web form accessed by following the ‘‘Submit a Formal Comment’’ link near the top right of the Federal Register web page for this document. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information may be submitted to SS-RFI@science.doe.gov or to Dr. Hal Finkel at (301) 903–1304. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Background A complex ecosystem of software, covering a broad spectrum from enduser scientific software through middleware and system software, has become a keystone capability for science and engineering. The continued advancement of this ecosystem is being driven by many factors, including but not limited to, increasing needs for E:\FR\FM\29OCN1.SGM 29OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY


Proposed Agency Information Collection Extension

AGENCY: Department of Energy.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Energy (DOE), pursuant to the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995, intends to extend for three years an information 
collection request with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).

DATES: Comments regarding this proposed information collection must be 
received on or before December 28, 2021. If you anticipate difficulty 
in submitting comments within that period, contact the person listed in 
ADDRESSES as soon as possible.

ADDRESSES: Written comments may be sent: (1) By email to 
[email protected]; or (2) to Knight 
Elsberry, U.S. Department of Energy, LPO-70, Room 4B-122, 1000 
Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20585 with a mandatory copy by 
email to [email protected].

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should 
be directed to Knight Elsberry, 
[email protected], (202) 287-6646.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the 
extended collection of information is necessary for the proper 
performance of the functions of the agency; (b) the accuracy of the 
agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of 
information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions 
used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the 
collection of information on respondents, including through the use of 
automated collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology.
    This information collection request contains: (1) OMB No.: 1910-
5134; (2) Information Collection Request Title: DOE Loan Guarantees for 
Energy Projects; (3) Type of Request: Extension; (4) Purpose: This 
information collection package covers collection of information 
necessary to evaluate applications for loan guarantees submitted under 
Title XVII of the Energy Policy Act of 2005, as amended, 16516 (Title 
XVII), 42 U.S.C. 16511, and under Section 2602(c) of the Energy Policy 
Act of 1992, as amended (TELGP), 25 U.S.C. 3502(c). Applications for 
loan guarantees submitted to DOE in response to a solicitation under 
Title XVII or TELGP must contain certain information. This information 
will be used to analyze whether a project is eligible for a loan 
guarantee and to evaluate the application under criteria specified in 
the final regulations implementing Title XVII, located at 10 CFR part 
609, and adopted by DOE for purposes of TELGP, with certain immaterial 
modifications and omissions. The collection of this information is 
critical to ensure that the government has sufficient information to 
determine whether applicants meet the eligibility requirements to 
qualify for a DOE loan guarantee under Title XVII or TELGP, as the case 
may be, and to provide DOE with sufficient information to evaluate an 
applicant's project using the criteria specified in 10 CFR part 609 
(for Title XVII applications) or the applicable solicitation (for TELGP 
applications); (5) Annual Estimated Number of Respondents: 92; (6) 
Annual Estimated Number of Total Responses: 92; (7) Annual Estimated 
Number of Burden Hours: 12,190; (8) Annual Estimated Reporting and 
Recordkeeping Cost Burden: $2,490,900.
    Authority: Title XVII and TELGP authorize the collection of 
information.
    Signing Authority: This document of the Department of Energy was 
signed on October 25, 2021, by Jigar Shah, Executive Director, Loan 
Programs Office, 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 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 October 25, 2021.
Treena V. Garrett,
Federal Register Liaison Officer, U.S. Department of Energy.
[FR Doc. 2021-23533 Filed 10-28-21; 8:45 am]
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