The Department of Energy (DOE) is adopting, with minor changes, the interim final rule published on November 15, 2005, that established a new part to the DOE assistance regulations and revised 10 CFR part 600, subpart A to conform with the new part. The new part establishes policies and procedures to implement the ``other transactions'' authority granted to the Secretary of Energy by Section 1007 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005. DOE is implementing this new authority through the award and administration of technology investment agreements (TIAs).
Application To Export Electric Energy; American Electric Power Service Corporation
American Electric Power Service Corporation (AEPSC) has applied, on behalf of its generation-owning public utility affiliates, to renew their authority to transmit electric energy from the United States to Canada pursuant to section 202(e) of the Federal Power Act.
Acquisition Regulation: Implementation of DOE's Cooperative Audit Strategy for Its Management and Operating Contracts
The Department of Energy (DOE) is proposing to amend the Department of Energy Acquisition Regulation (DEAR) to revise and expand policy and requirements for contractor internal audits, through the use of DOE's Cooperative Audit Strategy. The amendments would ensure that internal contractor audits are conducted in a manner that ensures reliability.
Public Scoping Meeting on Study of Energy Rights-of-Way on Tribal Lands
This notice advises the public that the Department of Energy (``DOE'') and Department of the Interior (``DOI'') (collectively referred to as the ``Departments'') have set May 15, 2006, as the deadline for submission of information and comments regarding the study being conducted pursuant to section 1813 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005. The Departments invite the public to provide any information relevant to the topics being studied pursuant to section 1813 by May 15, 2006. The Departments encourage the public to submit information electronically to the email address given below.