Notice of Cancellation of Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Interconnection of the Buffalo Ridge III Wind Project, Brookings and Deuel Counties, SD (DOE/EIS-0437)
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Western Area Power Administration (Western) is issuing this notice to advise the public that it is cancelling the preparation of an environmental impact statement (EIS) under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) on an interconnection request by Heartland Wind, LLC (Heartland), a wholly owned subsidiary of Iberdrola Renewables, Inc.
Boulder Canyon Project
In this notice, the Deputy Secretary of Energy (Deputy Secretary) approves the Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 Base Charge and Rates for Boulder Canyon Project (BCP) electric service provided by the Western Area Power Administration (Western). The Base Charge will provide sufficient revenue to pay all annual costs, including interest expense, and repay investments within the allowable period.
Central Arizona Project-Rate Order No. WAPA-158
The Western Area Power Administration (Western), a power marketing administration with the Department of Energy (DOE), is proposing to extend the existing formula rates for Central Arizona Project (CAP) transmission services on the CAP 115-kilovolt (kV) and 230-kV transmission facilities through December 31, 2015. The existing Transmission Service Formula Rate Schedules CAP-FT2, CAP-NFT2, and CAP- NITS2, expire December 31, 2012. This notice of proposed extension of rates is issued pursuant to 10 CFR 903.23(a). Publication of this Federal Register notice begins the formal process for the proposed extension of the CAP Transmission Formula Rates.