Western Area Power Administration 2018 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Falcon and Amistad Projects' Rate Order No. WAPA-186
Document Number: 2018-27873
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-26
Agency: Department of Energy, Western Area Power Administration
WAPA proposes extending the Falcon and Amistad Projects' firm power rate formula through June 7, 2024. The Falcon and Amistad Projects' firm power rate formula expires June 7, 2019.
Parker-Davis Project-Rate Order No. WAPA-184
Document Number: 2018-27340
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-18
Agency: Department of Energy, Western Area Power Administration
The Deputy Secretary of Energy extends the existing Parker- Davis Project (P-DP) formula rates and will submit them to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for confirmation and approval on a final basis. The existing formula rates were scheduled to expire on September 30, 2018, for firm electric and transmission service under Rate Schedules PD-F7, PD-FT7, PD-FCT7, and PD-NFT7. The Administrator of the Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) approved the use of the existing P-DP rates beyond September 30, 2018, under his authority to set rates for short-term sales. The short-term rates cover the period between October 1, 2018, and the date this rate extension goes into effect.
Central Valley Project, California-Oregon Transmission Project, Pacific Alternating Current Intertie, Third-Party Transmission-Rate Order No. WAPA-185
Document Number: 2018-26886
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-12
Agency: Department of Energy, Western Area Power Administration
Western Area Power Administration proposes to extend existing formula rates through September 30, 2024, for: Central Valley Project (CVP) power, transmission and ancillary service; California-Oregon Transmission Project transmission; Pacific Alternating Current Intertie transmission; and third-party transmission. The current rates expire on September 30, 2019.
Pacific Northwest-Pacific Southwest Intertie Project-Rate Order No. WAPA-181
Document Number: 2018-20597
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-09-21
Agency: Department of Energy, Western Area Power Administration
The Deputy Secretary of Energy extends, on an interim basis, the existing Pacific Northwest-Pacific Southwest Intertie Project (Intertie) transmission service rates through September 30, 2020. Existing Rate Schedules INT-FT5 and INT-NFT4 expired on April 30, 2018. The Administrator of the Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) approved rates for short-term sales of firm and non-firm transmission service on April 26, 2018, to cover the period between May 1, 2018, and the date this rate extension goes into effect or October 31, 2018, whichever occurs first. The extended transmission service rates will be in effect on an interim basis until the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) confirms, approves, and places them into effect on a final basis, or until they are replaced by other rates.
Final Allocation of Olmsted Powerplant Replacement Project
Document Number: 2018-19211
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-09-05
Agency: Department of Energy, Western Area Power Administration
Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) Colorado River Storage Project (CRSP) Management Center, a Federal power marketing administration within the Department of Energy, announces its Olmsted Powerplant Replacement Project (Olmsted) Final Allocation of Energy. The Final 2018 Olmsted Power Marketing Plan and Call for Applications was published on October 11, 2017, and set forth that an application for an allocation of energy from Olmsted was due by December 11, 2017. WAPA reviewed and considered the applications received and published the Proposed Allocations in the Federal Register on June 13, 2018. There was a 30-day comment period for the proposed allocations. WAPA has considered the comments received, and this Federal Register notice establishes the final allocations.
Boulder Canyon Project
Document Number: 2018-16248
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-30
Agency: Department of Energy, Western Area Power Administration
Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) is proposing to calculate formula rates for fiscal year (FY) 2019 Boulder Canyon Project (BCP) electric service. The expiration of the FY 2018 base charge and rates on September 30, 2018, requires this action. The proposed base charge will provide sufficient revenue to recover all annual costs and repay investment obligations within the allowable period. The proposed base charge and rates are scheduled to become effective on October 1, 2018, and will remain in effect through September 30, 2019. Publication of this Federal Register notice will initiate the public process.
Parker-Davis Project-Rate Order No. WAPA-184
Document Number: 2018-15000
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-13
Agency: Department of Energy, Western Area Power Administration
Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) proposes to extend the existing formula rates for Parker-Davis Project (P-DP) firm electric and transmission service through September 30, 2023. The existing Rate Schedules PD-F7, PD-FT7, PD-FCT7, and PD-NFT7 expire September 30, 2018.
Call for 2025 Resource Pool Applications, Sierra Nevada Region
Document Number: 2018-14998
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-13
Agency: Department of Energy, Western Area Power Administration
The Western Area Power Administration (WAPA), a Federal power marketing administration of the Department of Energy (DOE), published the Call for 2025 Resource Pool Applications (Call for 2025 Applications), on March 8, 2018, in the Federal Register. In the Call for 2025 Applications, WAPA stated all applications were due by 4:00 p.m., PDT, on May 7, 2018. This notice reopens the period during which DOE will accept applications and deems any application submitted by 4 p.m., PDT, on August 13, 2018 to be timely submitted.
Proposed Allocation of Olmsted Powerplant Replacement Project
Document Number: 2018-12697
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-13
Agency: Department of Energy, Western Area Power Administration
Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) Colorado River Storage Project (CRSP) Management Center, a Federal power marketing agency of the Department of Energy, announces its Olmsted Powerplant Replacement Project (Olmsted) Proposed Allocation of Energy. The Final 2018 Olmsted Power Marketing Plan and Call for Applications was published on October 11, 2017, and set forth that an application for an allocation of energy from Olmsted was due by December 11, 2017. WAPA has reviewed and considered the applications received and this Federal Register notice outlines WAPA's proposed allocations.
2021 Resource Pool, Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program-Eastern Division
Document Number: 2018-11418
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-29
Agency: Department of Energy, Western Area Power Administration
The Department of Energy (DOE), Western Area Power Administration (WAPA), a Federal power marketing administration of DOE, is publishing procedures and calling for applications from new preference entities interested in an allocation of Federal power. WAPA published its 2021 Power Marketing Initiative (2021 PMI) for the Upper Great Plains Customer Service Region (UGPR) in the Federal Register on November 16, 2011. The 2021 PMI specifies the terms and conditions under which WAPA will market power from the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin ProgramEastern Division (P-SMBPED) beginning January 1, 2021, continuing through December 31, 2050. The 2021 PMI established resource pools for 2021, 2031, and 2041. Each resource pool is comprised of up to 1 percent (approximately 20 megawatts) of the long- term marketable resource of the P-SMBPED. Therefore, as required by the 2021 PMI, WAPA is issuing a call for applications for UGPR's 2021 Resource Pool. New preference entities interested in applying for an allocation of power from WAPA's UGPR must submit a formal application using the Applicant Profile Data (APD) form and must meet the General Eligibility Criteria, General Allocation Criteria, and General Contract Principles.
Olmsted Powerplant Replacement Project-Rate Order No. WAPA-177
Document Number: 2018-09623
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-07
Agency: Department of Energy, Western Area Power Administration
The Deputy Secretary of Energy confirmed and approved Rate Order No. WAPA-177 and Rate Schedule F-1, placing the formula rate for the Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) Olmsted Powerplant Replacement Project (Olmsted) into effect on an interim basis (Provisional Formula Rate).
Pacific Northwest-Pacific Southwest Intertie Project-Rate Order No. WAPA-181
Document Number: 2018-04797
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-09
Agency: Department of Energy, Western Area Power Administration
The Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) proposes to extend the existing Pacific Northwest-Pacific Southwest Intertie Project transmission service rates through September 30, 2020. The existing Rate Schedules INT-FT5 and INT-NFT4 expire April 30, 2018.
Call for 2025 Resource Pool Applications
Document Number: 2018-04672
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-08
Agency: Department of Energy, Western Area Power Administration
The Department of Energy (DOE), Western Area Power Administration. (WAPA), a Federal power marketing administration of DOE, published its 2025 Power Marketing Plan (Marketing Plan) for the Sierra Nevada Customer Service Region (SNR) in the Federal Register on August 15, 2017. The Marketing Plan specifies the terms and conditions under which WAPA will market power from the Central Valley Project (CVP) and the Washoe Project beginning January 1, 2025, and continuing through December 31, 2054. As required by the Marketing Plan, WAPA is issuing a call for applications for SNR's 2025 Resource Pool. Preference entities who wish to apply for a new allocation of power from WAPA's SNR must submit a formal application using the Applicant Profile Data (APD) form and must meet the Eligibility and Allocation Criteria described in the Marketing Plan. In addition, if a customer that currently has an allocation of power wishes to apply for an additional power allocation, it also must submit an application using the APD form and meet the Eligibility and Allocation Criteria. The General Criteria, and Contract Principles as defined in the Marketing Plan will apply to new allottees and existing customers.