Office Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, DOE.
Notice of filings.
On December 31, 2007, The WCM Group, Inc., on behalf of two owners and operators of new base load electric powerplants, and Conectiv Mid Merit, LLC, as owner and operator of a new base load electric powerplant, submitted coal capability self-certifications to the Department of Energy (DOE) pursuant to section 201(d) of the Powerplant and Industrial Fuel Use Act of 1978 (FUA), as amended, and DOE regulations in 10 CFR 501.60, 61. Section 201(d) of FUA requires DOE to publish a notice of receipt of self-certifications in the Federal Register.
Copies of coal capability self-certification filings are available for public inspection, upon request, in the Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, Mail Code OE-20, Room 8G-024, Forrestal Building, 1000 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20585.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Ellen Russell at (202) 586-9624.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
Title II of FUA, as amended (42 U.S.C. 8301 et seq.), provides that no new base load electric powerplant may be constructed or operated without the capability to use coal or another alternate fuel as a primary energy source. Pursuant to FUA section 201(d), in order to meet the requirement of coal capability, the owner or operator of such a facility proposing to use natural gas or petroleum as its primary energy source shall certify to the Secretary of Energy (Secretary) 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 FUA section 201(a) as of the date it is filed with the Secretary. The Secretary is required to publish a notice in the Federal Register reciting that the certification has been filed.
The following owners of proposed new base load electric powerplants have filed self-certifications of coal-capability with DOE pursuant to FUA section 201(d) and in accordance with DOE regulations in 10 CFR 501.60, and 501.61:
Owner: J. L. Bates, LP.
Capacity: 290 Megawatts (MW).
Plant Location: Mission, Hidalgo County, Texas.
In-Service Date: May, 2009.
Owner: Victoria Wle, LP.
Capacity: 273 MW.
Plant Location: Victoria, Victoria County, Texas.
In-Service Date: March, 2008.
Owner: Conectiv Mid Merit, LLC.
Capacity: 1100 MW.
Plant Location: York County, Peach Bottom Township, Pennsylvania.
In-Service Date: May, 2011.Start Signature
Issued in Washington, DC on February 6, 2008.
Anthony J. Como,
Director, Permitting and Siting, Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability.
[FR Doc. E8-2638 Filed 2-12-08; 8:45 am]
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