Department of Energy December 15, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Nuclear Energy Advisory Committee; Notice of Renewal
Document Number: 2017-27076
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-15
Agency: Department of Energy
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, and in accordance with Title 41 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Section 102-3.65(a), and following consultation with the Committee Management Secretariat, General Services Administration, notice is hereby given that the Nuclear Energy Advisory Committee (NEAC) will be renewed for a two-year period beginning on December 11, 2017. The Committee will provide advice to the Department of Energy's Office of Nuclear Energy on complex science and technical issues that arise in the planning, managing, and implementation of DOE's nuclear energy program. Additionally, the renewal of the NEAC has been determined to be essential to conduct business of the Department of Energy and to be the in the public interest in connection with the performance of duties imposed upon the Department of Energy, by law and agreement. The Committee will continue to operate in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, adhering to the rules and regulations in implementation of that Act.
Biological and Environmental Research Advisory Committee; Notice of Renewal
Document Number: 2017-27074
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-15
Agency: Department of Energy
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act and Code of Federal Regulations, and following consultation with the Committee Management Secretariat, General Services Administration, notice is hereby given that the Biological and Environmental Research Advisory Committee's (BERAC) charter has been renewed for a two-year period. The Committee provides advice and recommendations to the Director, Office of Science on the biological and environmental research programs. Additionally, the Secretary of Energy has determined that renewal of the BERAC has been determined to be essential to conduct business of the Department of Energy's mission and to be in the public interest in connection with the performance of duties imposed upon the Department of Energy by law and agreement. The Committee will operate in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Department of Energy Organization Act (Pub. L. 95-91), and rules and regulations issued in implementation of that Act.
Appliance Standards and Rulemaking Federal Advisory Committee: Notice of Public Meeting
Document Number: 2017-27072
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-15
Agency: Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
This notice announces a meeting of the Appliance Standards and Rulemaking Federal Advisory Committee (ASRAC). The Federal Advisory Committee Act, requires that agencies publish notice of an advisory committee meeting in the Federal Register.
Wind Industry Partnership Summit
Document Number: 2017-27069
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-15
Agency: Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
This notice announces that the Wind Energy Technologies Office (WETO) within the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) intends to hold a Wind Industry Partnership Summit (``Summit'') in Washington, DC, on January 24-25, 2018. WETO invests in energy science research and development (R&D) activities that enable innovation, advance U.S. wind systems, reduce the cost of electricity, and accelerate the deployment of wind power. In an effort to ensure that DOE's research and development priorities continue to benefit the wind energy industry, WETO is hosting this summit to share innovative technologies that may be beneficial to your firm and engage industry leaders in a dialogue about the future of public research and development laboratory R&D investments.