Application To Export Electric Energy; Tenaska Power Services Co.
Tenaska Power Services Co. (Applicant or TPS) has applied for authority to transmit electric energy from the United States to Mexico pursuant to section 202(e) of the Federal Power Act.
Agency Information Collection Extension
The Department of Energy (DOE) has submitted an information collection request to the OMB for extension under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection requests a three-year extension of its Financial Assistance Information Collection, OMB Control Number 1910-0400. This information collection request covers information necessary to administer and manage DOE's financial assistance programs.
Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Portsmouth
This notice announces a meeting of the Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board (EM SSAB), Portsmouth. 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.
Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards for General Service Lamps
On March 17, 2016, DOE published a notice of proposed rulemaking (NOPR) proposing standards for general service lamps (GSLs) pursuant to the Energy Policy and Conservation Act of 1975 (EPCA), as amended. During the subsequent public meeting and in written comments, stakeholders provided additional data and raised concerns regarding the expansion of scope in the proposed GSL definition and DOE's approach to analyzing the 22 general service incandescent lamp exemptions. In response to several of those comments, DOE collected additional data and is publishing this document to propose a revised definition of GSL; announce the availability of National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) data and supplemental data collected by DOE; request public comment on proposed definitions and compiled data; and request any additional data that stakeholders may have in support of this evaluation.
Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards for Direct Heating Equipment
The Energy Policy and Conservation Act of 1975 (EPCA), as amended, prescribes energy conservation standards for various consumer products and certain commercial and industrial equipment, including direct heating equipment. EPCA also requires the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to periodically determine whether more-stringent standards would be technologically feasible and economically justified, and would save a significant amount of energy. In this final determination, DOE is finalizing its determination that more-stringent energy conservation standards for direct heating equipment are not economically justified and is therefore not amending its energy conservation standards.
Procedures for Determining Eligibility for Access to Classified Matter or Special Nuclear Material
The Department of Energy (DOE) is amending its regulations which set forth the policies and procedures for resolving questions concerning eligibility for DOE access authorization. The revisions update and provide added clarity throughout the regulations, and streamline the process for resolving access authorization eligibility determinations. Additionally, DOE is updating references to DOE Offices and officials to reflect the current DOE organizational structure.
Energy Conservation Program: Test Procedures for Portable Air Conditioners; Correction
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published a final rule in the Federal Register on June 1, 2016, establishing test procedures for portable air conditioners. This correction addresses typographical errors in that final rule that were included in Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) part 430, subpart B, appendix CC. Neither the errors nor the corrections in this document affect the substance of the rulemaking or any of the conclusions reached in support of the final rule.
Appliance Standards and Rulemaking Federal Advisory Committee: Notice of Open Meetings for the Circulator Pumps Working Group To Negotiate a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) for Energy Conservation Standards and Test Procedures
Appliance Standards and Rulemaking Federal Advisory Committee (ASRAC) has granted the Circulator Pumps Working Group an extension to allow for more time for discussion on economic analysis and negotiations on standard levels. The Department of Energy (DOE) is announcing additional open meetings have been scheduled for the Circulator Pumps Working Group.
Application to Export Electric Energy; Calpine Energy Services, L.P.
Calpine Energy Services, L.P. (Applicant or CES) has applied for authority to transmit electric energy from the United States to Mexico pursuant to section 202(e) of the Federal Power Act.
Commission Information Collection Activities (FERC-551); 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-551, Reporting of Flow Volume and Capacity by Interstate Natural Gas Pipelines.
Commission Information Collection Activities; Comment Request for Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Commission Service Delivery
As part of a Federal Government-wide effort to streamline the process to seek feedback from the public on service delivery, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (the Commission or FERC) is coordinating the development of the following proposed Generic Information Collection Request (ICR): FERC-153, ``Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Commission Service Delivery'' for approval under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA).\1\ This notice announces that FERC intends to submit this collection to OMB for approval and solicits comments on specific aspects for the proposed information collection. Following review of public comments received in regard to this 60-day notice, FERC will issue a 30-day notice to solicit additional public comments and will submit a Generic ICR to OMB for review.\2\