International Energy Agency Meeting
The Industry Advisory Board (IAB) to the International Energy Agency (IEA) will meet on November 17, 2005, at the headquarters of the IEA in Paris, France, in connection with a meeting of the IEA's Standing Group on Emergency Questions and the Standing Group on the Oil Market.
Assessment of Demand Response Resources
Pursuant to the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPAct 2005) section 1252(e)(3),\1\ the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) is preparing a report, by appropriate region, that assesses demand response resources, including those available from all consumer classes. A voluntary survey and technical conference are proposed to obtain information that will assist in preparing and publishing this report.
2007 Wholesale Power Rate Adjustment Proceeding; Public Hearings, and Opportunities for Public Review and Comment
The Pacific Northwest Electric Power Planning and Conservation Act (Northwest Power Act), 16 U.S.C. 839, provides that BPA must establish and periodically review and revise its rates so that they are adequate to recover, in accordance with sound business principles, the costs associated with the acquisition, conservation and transmission of electric power, and to recover the Federal investment in the Federal Columbia River Power System (FCRPS) and other costs incurred by BPA.
Albany Research Center; Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive or Partially Exclusive Patent License
Notice is hereby given of an intent to grant to Harbison- Walker Refractories Co. at Moon Township, Pennsylvania, an exclusive or partially exclusive license to practice the invention described in the U.S. patent number 6,815,386 titled, ``Use of Phosphates to Reduce Slag Penetration in Cr2O3-Based Refractories.'' The invention is owned by the United States of America, as represented by the Department of Energy (DOE). The proposed license will be exclusive or partially exclusive, subject to a license and other rights retained by the U.S. Government, and other terms and conditions to be negotiated. DOE intends to grant the license, upon a final determination in accordance with 35 U.S.C. 209(c), unless within 15 days of publication of this Notice the Research Marketing Specialist, Department of Energy, Albany Research Center, 1450 Queen Avenue, SW., Albany, OR 97321-2198, receives in writing any of the following, together with the supporting documents: (i) A statement from any person setting forth reasons why it would not be in the best interest of the United States to grant the proposed license; or (ii) An application for a nonexclusive license to the invention, in which applicant states that it already has brought the invention to practical application or is likely to bring the invention to practical application expeditiously.