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Office of Fossil Energy; Notice of Filings of Coal Capability, Powerplant and Industrial Fuel Use Act

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AGENCY:

Office of Fossil Energy, Department of Energy.

ACTION:

Notice of Filings.

SUMMARY:

The owners/operators of 13 baseload electric powerplants have submitted coal capability self-certifications pursuant to section 201 of the Powerplant and Industrial Fuel Use Act of 1978, as amended, in accordance with 10 CFR 501.60, 61.

ADDRESSES:

Copies of self-certification filings are available for public inspection, upon request, in the Office of Coal & Power Import/Export, Fossil Energy, Room 4G-039, FE-27, Forrestal Building, 1000 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20585.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Ellen Russell at (202) 586-9624.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Title II of the Powerplant and Industrial Fuel Use Act of 1978 (FUA), as amended (42 U.S.C. 8301 et seq.), provides that no new baseload electric powerplant may be constructed or operated without the capability to use coal or another alternate fuel as a primary energy source. In order to meet the requirement of coal capability, the owner or operator of such facilities proposing to use natural gas or petroleum as its primary energy source shall certify, pursuant to FUA section 201(d), to the Secretary of Energy prior to construction, or prior to operation as a base load electric powerplant, that such powerplant has the capability to use coal or another alternate fuel. Such certification establishes compliance with section 201(a) as of the date filed with the Department of Energy (DOE). The Secretary is required to publish a notice in the Federal Register that a certification has been filed. The following owners/operators of proposed new baseload electric powerplants have filed self-certifications pursuant to section 201(d) and in accordance with DOE regulations in 10 CFR § 501.60, 61. Start Printed Page 20104

Owner/operatorCapacity MWPlant locationIn-service date
Duke Energy Arlington Valley, LLC580Arlington, AZJune 1, 2002.
Otay Mesa Generating Co. LLC510San Diego, CA3rd Quarter of 2003.
Moapa Energy Center, LLC1100Clark County, NVApril 2004.
Frederickson Power L.P249.5Tacoma, WAJuly 2002.
Hot Spring Power Company, LLC815Hot Spring Cty, AKJuly 1, 2004.
CPV Warren, LLC520Warren County, VA2nd or 3rd Qrt 2005.
CPV Cunningham Creek, LLC550Fluvanna County, VA2nd Qrt of 2005.
CPV Smyth, LLC780Smyth County, VA3rd or 4th Qrt 2005.
CalPeak Power-Enterprise, LLC49.5Buttonwillow, CASeptember 25, 2001.
Duke Energy Fayette, LLC620Masontown, PAJune 1, 2003.
Yuba City Energy Ctr., LLC48.7Yuba City, CAMid 2002.
King City Energy Ctr., LLC48.7King City, CAMid Feb. 2002.
Gilroy Energy Center, LLC146.1Gilroy, CAMid Feb. 2002.
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Issued in Washington, DC, on April 18, 2002.

Anthony J. Como,

Deputy Director, Electric Power Regulation, Office of Coal & Power Import/Export, Office of Coal & Power Systems, Office of Fossil Energy.

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[FR Doc. 02-10021 Filed 4-23-02; 8:45 am]

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