Department of Energy November 9, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Northern Natural Gas Company; Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review of the Cedar Station Upgrade Project
Document Number: 2016-27066
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-09
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #1
Document Number: 2016-27065
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-09
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Development of Hydropower in Undeveloped Stream Reaches of the United States; Request for Information
Document Number: 2016-27054
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-09
Agency: Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
The Water Power Technologies Office (WPTO), within the Department of Energy (DOE) is issuing this request for information (RFI) to invite input from the public regarding challenges and opportunities associated with hydropower development in undeveloped stream-reaches. Through this RFI, the WPTO is also seeking input on the focus and structure of a potential funding opportunity to support research and development of advanced and/or non-traditional transformative hydropower technologies and project designs capable of avoiding or minimizing environmental and social effects of new cost- competitive hydropower development in undeveloped stream-reaches of the United States.
Combined Notice of Filings
Document Number: 2016-26993
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-09
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
City of Vernon, California; Notice of Filing
Document Number: 2016-26991
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-09
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Notice of Effectiveness of Exempt Wholesale Generator Status
Document Number: 2016-26990
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-09
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #2
Document Number: 2016-26988
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-09
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #1
Document Number: 2016-26987
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-09
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Control and Affiliation for Purposes of Market-Based Rate Requirements Under the Federal Power Act
Document Number: 2016-26540
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-11-09
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) is withdrawing a notice of proposed rulemaking, which proposed to amend its regulations pursuant to the Federal Power Act to grant blanket authorizations to acquire 10 percent or more, but less than 20 percent of the outstanding voting securities of a public utility or holding company and amend the definitions of ``affiliate'' in the Commission's regulations. The Commission is also terminating a proceeding on the Electric Power Supply Association's petition requesting guidance.
Energy Conservation Program: Test Procedures for Manufactured Housing
Document Number: 2016-26008
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-11-09
Agency: Department of Energy
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is publishing a proposed rule to establish test procedures for manufactured housing (MH). This test procedure would support standards DOE is directed to establish by the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007. DOE proposes to establish test procedures applicable to manufactured homes for determining compliance with the following metrics that were included in a June 17, 2016, notice of proposed rulemaking: The R-value of insulation; the U-factor of windows, skylights, and doors; the solar heat gain coefficient of fenestration; U-factor alternatives to R-value requirements; the air leakage rate of air distribution systems; and mechanical ventilation fan efficacy. DOE will accept comments regarding this proposed rule.