Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License Between National Energy Technology Laboratory and Corrosion Solutions
This notice is issued in accordance with 35 U.S.C. 209(c)(1) and 37 CFR 404.7(a)(1)(i). The National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) hereby gives notice of its intent to grant an exclusive license to practice the inventions described and claimed in U.S. Patent No 7,553,517, issued June 30, 2009, entitled ``Method of applying a cerium diffusion coating to a metallic alloy,'' to Corrosion Solutions having its principal place of business in Eugene, Oregon. The inventions are owned by the United States of America as represented by the Department of Energy (DOE). The prospective exclusive license will comply with the terms and conditions of 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR 404.7.
Decision and Order Granting a Waiver Granted to Fujitsu General Limited From the Department of Energy Commercial Package Air Conditioner and Heat Pump Test Procedures
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) gives notice of the decision and order (Case No. CAC-039) that grants Fujitsu General Limited (Fujitsu) a waiver from the DOE commercial package air-source central air conditioners and heat pumps test procedures for determining the energy consumption set forth in its petition for waiver. Under today's decision and order, Fujitsu shall be required to test and rate its AIRSTAGE V-II multi-split heat pump with a capacity of 264,000 Btu/ h, and specified compatible indoor units using American National Standards Institute (ANSI)/Air-conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) Standard 1230, as adopted in DOE's final rule dated May 16, 2012.
Decision and Order Granting a Waiver Granted to Samsung Electronics America, Inc. From the Department of Energy Commercial Package Air Conditioner and Heat Pump Test Procedures
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) gives notice of the decision and order (Case No. CAC-038) that grants Samsung Electronics America, Inc. (Samsung) a waiver from the DOE commercial package air- source central air conditioners and heat pumps test procedures for determining the energy consumption set forth in its petition for waiver. Under today's decision and order, Samsung shall be required to test and rate its variable capacity Digital Variable Multi (DVM) (commercial) multi-split heat pumps with cooling capacities ranging from 72,000 Btu/h to 120,000 Btu/h, as specified in its petition using American National Standards Institute (ANSI)/Air-conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) Standard 1230, as adopted in DOE's final rule dated May 16, 2012.
President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST)
This notice sets forth the schedule and summary agenda for a partially-closed meeting of the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST), and describes the functions of the Council. Notice of this meeting is required under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C., App. 2.
Nuclear Energy Advisory Committee
This notice announces a meeting of the Nuclear Energy Advisory Committee (NEAC). Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that public notice of these meetings be announced in the Federal Register.
Environmental Management Advisory Board Meeting
This notice announces a meeting of the Environmental Management Advisory Board (EMAB). The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that public notice of this meeting be announced in the Federal Register.
Sam Rayburn Dam Project Power Rate
The Deputy Secretary of Energy has approved and placed into effect on an interim basis Rate Order No. SWPA-65.
Commission Information Collection Activities (FERC-729); Comment Request; Extension
In compliance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A), the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission or FERC) is soliciting public comment on the currently approved information collection, FERC-729 (Electric Transmission Facilities).
Filing of Privileged Materials and Answers to Motions; Correction
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is correcting a final rule that appeared in the Federal Register of October 29, 2012 (77 FR 65463). In this final rule, the Commission is revising its rules and regulations relating to the filing of privileged material in keeping with the Commission's efforts to comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Government Paperwork Elimination Act and the E- Government Act of 2002.
Public Hearing and Opportunities for Public Review and Comment
On March 6, 2012, BPA filed its Oversupply Management Protocol with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Docket No. EL11-44) as an amendment to BPA's Open Access Transmission Tariff. The protocol authorizes BPA to displace generation in its balancing authority area with Federal hydropower and provide compensation to generators for certain costs related to the displacement. BPA is holding the OS-14 rate proceeding to establish a rate to recover the costs incurred under the protocol.
Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Nevada
This notice announces a meeting of the Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board (EM SSAB), Nevada. The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that public notice of this meeting be announced in the Federal Register.
Fiscal Year (FY) 2014-2015 Proposed Power and Transmission Rate Adjustments; Public Hearing and Opportunities for Public Review and Comment
BPA is holding a consolidated rate proceeding, Docket No. BP- 14, to establish power and transmission rates for FY 2014-2015. The Pacific Northwest Electric Power Planning and Conservation Act (Northwest Power Act) provides that BPA must establish and periodically review and revise its rates so that they recover, in accordance with sound business principles, the costs associated with the acquisition, conservation, and transmission of electric power, including amortization of the Federal investment in the Federal Columbia River Power System (FCRPS) over a reasonable number of years and BPA's other costs and expenses. The Northwest Power Act also requires that BPA's rates be established based on the record of a formal hearing, and for transmission rates only, that the costs of the Federal transmission system be equitably allocated between Federal and non-Federal power utilizing the system. By this notice, BPA announces the commencement of a power and transmission rate adjustment proceeding for power, transmission, control area services, and ancillary services rates proposed to be effective on October 1, 2013.