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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, DOE.

ACTION:

Notice of filings.

SUMMARY:

The owners/operators of 10 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.

Owner/operatorCapacityPlant locationIn-service date
Tenaska Virginia Partners, L.P885 MWPalmyra, VAJune 1, 2004.
CalPeak Power—El Cajon LLC49.5 MWSan Diego Cty, CAMay 21, 2002.
FPL Energy Marcus Hook, L.P744 MWDelaware City, PA2nd Qrt. 2004.
Feather River Energy Ctr. LLC45 MWSutter County, CA4th Qrt. 2002.
Lambie Energy Center, LLC45 MWSolano County, CA4th Qrt. 2002.
Goose Haven Energy Ctr, LLC45 MWSolano County, CA4th Qrt. 2002.
Creed Energy Facility, LLC45 MWSolano County, CA4th Qrt. 2002.
Pajaro Energy Center, LLC45 MWMonterey County, CA4th Qrt. 2002.
Sunrise Power Company, LLC585 MWFellows, CAJuly 2003 Phase II.
Metcalfe Energy Center, LLC600 MWSanta Clara Cty., CASummer 2004.
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Issued in Washington, DC, on August 1, 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. 02-20305 Filed 8-9-02; 8:45 am]

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