Notice of Request for Information on Solar Energy Technology Analysis & Data Needs
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) invites public comment on its Request for Information (RFI) number DE-FOA-0001818 regarding the Solar Energy Technology Analysis & Data Needs. DOE's Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) is requesting input on integrated data and analysis needs across the solar value chain to inform near to mid-term plans for the development of resources such as information based network planning, real time optimization, and bankability tools in the context of DOE's SunShot 2030 goals. SETO aims to better understand the information-related problems and questions that exist for key stakeholders, including manufacturers, project developers, financiers, engineering procurement and construction businesses, state and local jurisdictions, researchers, analysts, and others supporting the technological advancement and wide scale adoption of solar technology.
Agency Information Collection Extension
The Department of Energy (DOE) has submitted an information collection request to the OMB for an extension under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The DOE requests a three-year extension of its ``Privacy Act Administration'' information collection (formerly titled ``Records and Administration''), OMB Control Number 1910-1700. The information collection and collection instrument aids DOE's processing of Privacy Act requests submitted by an individual or an authorized representative, wherein he or she requests records that the government may maintain pertaining to that individual. The DOE's use of this form continues to contribute to DOE's Privacy Act processes, including, but not limited to, providing for faster processing of Privacy Act information requests by asking individuals or their authorized representatives for pertinent information needed for records retrieval. DOE published a 60-day Notice and Request for Comments concerning this collection in the Federal Register on April 10, 2017. No comments were received in response to the 60-day notice.
National Petroleum Council Meeting
The Department of Energy (DOE) published in the Federal Register on September 11, 2017, a notice of an open meeting for the National Petroleum Council. The notice is being corrected for the street address. Agenda items will stay the same.