Take notice that on April 16, 2004, Westar Energy, Inc. (Westar) submitted an application pursuant to section 204 of the Federal Power Act requesting that the Commission: (1) Authorize the issuance of short-term debt securities in an amount not to exceed $500 million; and (2) authorize the pledge of mortgage bonds in an aggregate amount not to exceed $500 million to secure such short-term debt.
KGE also requests a waiver from the Commission's competitive bidding and negotiated placement requirements at 18 CFR 34.2.
Any person desiring to intervene or to protest this filing should file with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426, in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211 Start Printed Page 24147and 385.214). Protests will be considered by the Commission in determining the appropriate action to be taken, but will not serve to make protestants parties to the proceeding. Any person wishing to become a party must file a motion to intervene. All such motions or protests should be filed on or before the comment date, and, to the extent applicable, must be served on the applicant and on any other person designated on the official service list. This filing is available for review at the Commission or may be viewed on the Commission's Web site at http://www.ferc.gov, using the eLibrary link. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, please contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or toll-free at (866) 208-3676, or for TTY, contact (202) 502-8659. Protests and interventions may be filed electronically via the Internet in lieu of paper; see 18 CFR 385.2001(a)(1)(iii) and the instructions on the Commission's web site under the “e-Filing” link. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings.
Comment Date: May 12, 2004.Start Signature
Magalie R. Salas,
[FR Doc. E4-972 Filed 4-30-04; 8:45 am]
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