Application for Renewal of Authorization To Export Electric Energy; Emera Energy U.S. Subsidiary No. 1, Inc.
Emera Energy U.S. Subsidiary No. 1, Inc. (the Applicant or EE US No. 1) has applied for renewed authorization to transmit electric energy from the United States to Canada pursuant to 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 collection, titled Contracting, OMB Control Number 1910-5190. The proposed collection will collect information related to BPA's management and oversight of contracting requirements in fulfillment of BPA's vendor contracts.
Application for Renewal of Authorization To Export Electric Energy; TEC Energy Inc.
TEC Energy Inc. (the Applicant or TEC) has applied for renewed authorization to transmit electric energy from the United States to Canada pursuant to the Federal Power Act.
Application for Renewal of Authorization To Export Electric Energy; Guzman Energy LLC
Guzman Energy LLC (the Applicant or Guzman Energy) has applied for renewed authorization to transmit electric energy from the United States to Mexico pursuant to the Federal Power Act.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Pursuant to the Privacy Act of 1974 and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular No. A-108, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) proposes to rescind an existing system of records notice. The following SORN is being proposed for rescindment: ``FERC- 61: Request for Commission Publications and Information.'' The basis for rescindment is explained below.
Adjustment of Indemnification Amount for Inflation
The Department of Energy (DOE or the Department) is announcing the adjusted amount of indemnification provided under subsection 170d. of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 (AEA), commonly known as the Price- Anderson Act. Subsection 170t. of the AEA requires an inflation adjustment of the indemnification amount at least once during each 5- year period following July 1, 2003, in accordance with the aggregate percentage change in the Consumer Price Index (CPI). This notice announces $16,592,154,000 as the fourth inflation-adjusted indemnification amount based on the aggregate percentage change in the CPI during the 5-year period from July 1, 2018 to July 1, 2023.
Notice of Request for Information (RFI) Regarding Challenges and Opportunities at the Interface of Wind Turbines and Radar Technology
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) invites public comment on its request for information (RFI) number DE-FOA-0003166 regarding mitigation strategies for the technical and operational effects of wind turbines on critical radar missions, as required by the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act also known as the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL).
Commission Information Collection Activities (FERC-583); Comment Request; Extension
In compliance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission or FERC) is soliciting public comment on the currently approved information collection, FERC-583, Annual Kilowatt Generating Report (Annual Charges), which will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for a review of the information collection requirements.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
As required by the Privacy Act of 1974 and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circulars A-108 and A-130, the Department of Energy (DOE or the Department) is publishing notice of a modification to an existing Privacy Act System of Records. DOE proposes to amend System of Records DOE-66 Power Sales to Individuals. This System of Records Notice (SORN) is being modified to align with new formatting requirements, published by the Office of Management and Budget, and to ensure appropriate Privacy Act coverage of business processes and Privacy Act information. While there are no substantive changes to the ``Categories of Individuals'' or ``Categories of Records'' sections covered by this SORN, substantive changes have been made to the ``System Locations,'' ``Routine Uses,'' and ``Administrative, Technical and Physical Safeguards'' sections to provide greater transparency. Changes to ``Routine Uses'' include new provisions related to responding to breaches of information held under a Privacy Act SORN as required by OMB's Memorandum M-17-12, ``Preparing for and Responding to a Breach of Personally Identifiable Information'' (January 3, 2017). Language throughout the SORN has been updated to align with applicable Federal privacy laws, policies, procedures, and best practices.
Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee
This notice announces a virtual meeting of the Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee (BESAC). The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that public notice of these meetings be announced in the Federal Register.
Notice of Availability of National Transmission Needs Study
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) gives notice of availability of the final ``National Transmission Needs Study'' (Needs Study) pursuant to the Federal Power Act, which requires DOE to conduct a study of electric transmission capacity constraints and congestion every three years. The Needs Study will inform the potential exercise of DOE's National Interest Electric Transmission Corridor designation authority and the use of other DOE authorities and funding related to electric transmission.
Commission Information Collection Activities (FERC Form Nos. 2 and 2-A; Comment Request; Extension
In compliance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission or FERC) is soliciting public comment on the currently approved information collection, FERC Form No. 2 (Annual Report for Major Natural Gas Companies) and FERC Form No. 2-A (Annual Report for Non- Major Natural Gas Companies).
National Nuclear Security Administration Advisory Committee for Nuclear Security
This notice announces a closed meeting of the Advisory Committee for Nuclear Security (ACNS). The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that public notice of meetings be announced in the Federal Register. Due to national security considerations, the meeting will be closed to the public and matters to be discussed are exempt from public disclosure under Executive Order 13526, and the Atomic Energy Act of 1954.
Proposed Modifications to Open Access Transmission Tariff; Public Hearing and Opportunities for Public Review and Comment
Bonneville is initiating a proceeding pursuant to Bonneville's open access transmission tariff (Tariff) and the Federal Power Act to modify the non-rate terms and conditions for transmission and interconnection services in the Tariff. The proposed modifications to Bonneville's Tariff implement a first-ready, first-served cluster study process for all new large generator interconnection requests and establish the transition process available for pending requests received in Bonneville's queue as of 15 days after publication of this notice. The proposed modifications will be effective on June 30, 2024. Bonneville has designated this proceeding Docket No. TC-25.
Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards for Dehumidifiers
The Energy Policy and Conservation Act, as amended (``EPCA''), prescribes energy conservation standards for various consumer products and certain commercial and industrial equipment, including dehumidifiers. 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 result in significant energy savings. In this notice of proposed rulemaking (``NOPR''), DOE proposes amended energy conservation standards for dehumidifiers, and also announces a public meeting to receive comment on these proposed standards and associated analyses and results.