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AGENCY:

Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, Department of Energy.

ACTION:

Notice of open teleconference.

SUMMARY:

This notice announces a meeting of the Electricity Advisory Committee (EAC). The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that public notice of these meetings be announced in the Federal Register.

DATES:

Friday, January 24, 2013 (2:00 p.m.-3:05 p.m. (EDT)

ADDRESSES:

The EAC committee members will take part in this meeting by telephone conference call. The public may participate in the meeting via telephone conference call using the following participation information:

Attendee Link: https://iser.webex.com/​iser/​onstage/​g.php?​d=​667952835&​t=​a

Event password: energy

Call-in Number: Call-in toll number (US/Canada): 1-650-479-3208

Access code: 667 952 835

The conference call information, as well as the report to be reviewed at the meeting for committee approval will be published on the EAC Web site at: http://energy.gov/​oe/​services/​electricity-advisory-committee-eac.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Matthew Rosenbaum, Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, U.S. Department of Energy, Forrestal Building, Room 8G-017, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585; Telephone: (202) 586-1060 or Email: matthew.rosenbaum@hq.doe.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Purpose of the Committee: The Electricity Advisory Committee (EAC) was re-established in July 2012, in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), as amended, 5 U.S.C., App. 2, to provide advice to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in implementing the Energy Policy Act of 2005, executing the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007, and modernizing the nation's electricity delivery infrastructure. The EAC is composed of individuals of diverse backgrounds selected for their technical expertise and experience, established records of distinguished professional service, and their knowledge of issues that pertain to electricity.

Tentative Agenda: The meeting of the EAC is expected to include discussion of a report created by the Energy Storage subcommittee. During the meeting, the full EAC membership will vote on whether to approve the recommendations in the report.

Tentative Agenda: Friday, January 24, 2014

2:00 p.m.-2:05 p.m. Welcome

2:05 p.m.-2:20 p.m. Presentation of Report

2:20 p.m.-2:50 p.m. Discussion of Report

2:50 p.m.-2:55 p.m. Public Comments

2:55 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Voting on Report

3:00 p.m.-3:05 p.m. Wrap up and Adjourn

The meeting agenda may change to accommodate EAC business. For EAC agenda updates, see the EAC Web site at: http://energy.gov/​oe/​services/​electricity-advisory-committee-eac.

Public Participation: The EAC welcomes the attendance of the public at its meetings. Individuals who wish to offer public comments at the EAC meeting may do so before voting takes place at the Friday, January 24, 2014 meeting. Approximately 5 minutes will be reserved for public comments. Time allotted per speaker will depend on the number of public participants who wish to speak. Anyone who is not able to attend the meeting, or for whom the allotted public comments time is insufficient to address pertinent issues with the EAC, is invited to send a written statement to Mr. Matthew Rosenbaum.

You may submit comments, identified by “Electricity Advisory Committee Open Meeting”, by any of the following methods:

The following electronic file formats are acceptable: Microsoft Word (.doc), Corel Word Perfect (.wpd), Adobe Acrobat (.pdf), Rich Text Format (.rtf), plain text (.txt), Microsoft Excel (.xls), and Microsoft PowerPoint (.ppt). If you submit information that you believe to be exempt by law from public disclosure, you must submit one complete copy, as well as one copy from which the information claimed to be exempt by law from public disclosure has been deleted. You must also explain the reasons why you believe the deleted information is exempt from disclosure.

DOE is responsible for the final determination concerning disclosure or Start Printed Page 77444nondisclosure of the information and for treating it in accordance with the DOE's Freedom of Information regulations (10 CFR 1004.11).

Note:

Delivery of the U.S. Postal Service mail to DOE may be delayed by several weeks due to security screening. DOE, therefore, encourages those wishing to comment to submit comments electronically by email. If comments are submitted by regular mail, the Department requests that they be accompanied by a CD or diskette containing electronic files of the submission.

Minutes: The minutes of the EAC meeting will be posted on the EAC Web page at http://energy.gov/​oe/​services/​electricity-advisory-committee-eac. They can also be obtained by contacting Mr. Matthew Rosenbaum at the address above.

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Issued in Washington, DC, on December 17, 2013.

LaTanya R. Butler,

Deputy Committee Management Officer.

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[FR Doc. 2013-30492 Filed 12-20-13; 8:45 am]

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