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Notice of Electric Quarterly Report Users Group Meeting

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Docket Nos.
Filing Requirements for Electric Utility Service AgreementsRM01-8-000
Electricity Market Transparency Provisions of Section 220 of the Federal Power ActRM10-12-000
Revisions to Electric Quarterly Report Filing ProcessRM12-3-000
Electric Quarterly ReportsER02-2001-000

Take notice that on December 8, 2016, the staff of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) will hold an Electric Quarterly Report (EQR) Users Group meeting. The meeting will take place from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (EST), in the Commission Meeting Room at 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. All interested persons are invited to attend. For those unable to attend in person, access to the meeting will be available by webcast.

This meeting will provide a forum for dialogue between Commission staff and EQR users and such meetings will also be held in the future on a periodic basis. During the meeting, Commission staff and EQR users will discuss potential improvements to the EQR program and the EQR filing process, including: (1) The EQR Test Submission System (Sandbox); (2) revisions to the EQR Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), EQR Users Guide, EQR Data Dictionary, and allowable entries for Hub and Balancing Authority Areas; and (3) best practices for data submission, regarding filing best available data, standardizing Price and Quantity, reporting contract rate information, reviewing RTO or ISO reports, reporting Point of Delivery Specific Location (PODSL), and possible new transaction products. Please note that matters pending before the Commission and subject to ex parte limitations cannot be discussed at this meeting. An agenda of the meeting is attached.

Due to the nature of the discussion, those interested in actively participating in the discussion are encouraged to attend in person. All interested persons (whether attending in person or via webcast) are asked to register online at​whats-new/​registration/​12-08-16-form.asp. There is no registration fee.

Those who would like to participate in the discussion by telephone during the meeting should send a request for a telephone line to by 5:00 p.m. (EST) on Thursday, December 1, 2016 with the subject line: EQR Users Group Meeting Teleconference Request.

Commission conferences are accessible under section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. For Start Printed Page 85218accessibility accommodations, please send an email to or call toll free 1-866-208-3372 (voice) or 202-208-1659 (TTY), or send a FAX to 202-208-2106 with the required accommodations.

For more information about the EQR Users Group meeting, please contact Don Callow of the Commission's Office of Enforcement at (202) 502-8838, or send an email to

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Dated: November 17, 2016.

Kimberly D. Bose,


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[FR Doc. 2016-28328 Filed 11-23-16; 8:45 am]