3 edition of Federal hydroelectric licensing process found in the catalog.
2000 by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
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REGULATORY COMMISSION’S ROLE IN HYDROPOWER LICENSING Under the authority of the Federal Power Act (FPA), as amended, 1. the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) has the exclusive authority to license nonfederal hydropower projects on navigable waterways, federal lands, and under other certain Size: KB.
What is a “new” hydropower license. An original hydropower license authorizes the construction Federal hydroelectric licensing process book operation of a project for a term of up to 50 years.
A new license, also called a relicense, authorizes the continued operation of an existing (previously licensed) project, and the license term may be 30 to 50 years. HYDROPOWER LICENSING—GET INVOLVED. LICENSING Under the authority of the Federal Power Act (FPA), as amended, 1 the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) has the exclusive authority to license most nonfederal hydropower projec ts located on navigable waterways Federal hydroelectric licensing process book federal lands, or connected to the interstate electric Size: KB.
AND Federal hydroelectric licensing process book HYDROPOWER RELICENSING PROCESS CHAPTER 2 _____ The Federal Power Act (FPA) gives FERC legal authority to issue licenses to non-federal hydropower projects. As noted in Chapter 1, non-federal projects represent about two-thirds of the hydropower projects operating in the U.S.
(1, of 2, projects). When a license expiresFile Size: KB. Hydroelectric Licensing Rulemaking (Order No. ) Interagency Task Force (ITF) General Information.
One Federal Decision; Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of ; Intrastate Transportation; Alternative Licensing Process Flowcharts. Applicant's Pre-Filing Process. else—in this open process. So, whether you live along the river, use the river recreationally, represent a state or federal agency that oversees water resources, or simply have an opinion on the relicensing, we encourage you to participate.
Relicensing overview The license for our five hydroelectric plants on. FERC’s Hydropower Licensing Program November 7, Webinar Number: Hydropower Federal hydroelectric licensing process book (Federal Power Act) Hydropower Program.
Licensees Resource agencies Tribes NGOs Local stakeholders LICENSE ADMINISTRATION & COMPLIANCE. Division of Hydropower Licensing •Efficiently process hydropower project applications. The Federal hydroelectric licensing process book responsibilities include: Issuance of licenses for the construction of a new project; Issuance of licenses for the continuance of an existing project (relicensing); and Oversight of all ongoing project operations, including.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) staff, in conjunction with the United States Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, and Interior, (jointly, the Federal Agencies), is providing interested entities an opportunity to enter into discussions and make comments and recommendations.
Under FPA section 10(a)(2), FERC must consider whether a license or license condition is consistent with applicable comprehensive plans.
For example, FERC must determine whether a flow objective, as established in a State’s recognized “comprehensive plan” for river management, is consistent with the conditions in a proposed license. FERC Licensing Process While the federal interest in hydropower was Federal hydroelectric licensing process book asserted in terms of navigation and interstate commerce, current debate centers more on energy concerns and hydro's impact on other water resources.
The hydropower industry argues that. The hydropower project licensing process provides the Service with a significant opportunity to pursue conservation of the nation’s wetlands, waterways, and watersheds and the fish and wildlife populations that they sustain.
These opportunities include improving instream flows at existing projects. One requirement may increase hydropower’s costs in the future. The procedure for licensing and relicensing Federal hydroelectric licensing process book has become a lengthy and expensive process.
Many environmental impact studies must be undertaken and multiple state and federal agencies must be Federal hydroelectric licensing process book. It takes up to seven years to get a license to build a hydroelectric dam orFile Size: 1MB. Although not comprehensive, the following are the major statues governing hydropower licensing in the United States.
Federal Power Act (FPA) The Federal Power Act, enacted by Congress inwas the result of a long debate over whether the Federal Government should permit private interests to develop the hydroelectric potential of the.
Get this from a library. The federal hydroelectric relicensing process: hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy and Power of the Committee on Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifth Congress, second session, Septem [United States.
Congress. House. Committee on Commerce. Subcommittee on Energy and Power.]. Code of Federal Regulations, Ti Parts 1 to and Parts toU.S. Goverriment Printing Office, Washington, D.C. Hydroelectric Project Licensing Handbook Hydroelectric Project Relicensing H,andbook Engineering Guidelines for the Evaluation of Hydropower Projects Public Safety at Hydropower Projects.
Federal hydroelectric licensing process: hearing before the Subcommittee on Water and Power of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Sixth Congress, first session. Hydropower: Federal and Nonfederal Investment.
Congressional Research Service 3. energy and generates electricity by pumping water from a lower reservoir to an upper reservoir during off-peak hours, releasing the stored water from the upper reservoir to the lower reservoir during periods of higher electricity by: 3.
§ Process selection. § Acceleration of a license expiration date. § Notification of intent. § Pre-application document. § Tribal consultation. § Notice of commencement of proceeding and scoping document, or of approval to use traditional licensing process or alternative g: hydroelectric.
Federal hydroelectric licensing process (OCoLC) (GPO) Microfiche version: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Subcommittee on Water and Power.
Federal hydroelectric licensing process. [Bethesda, Md.]: LexisNexis Academic & Library Solutions,  CIS 00 S (LexisNexis)cis The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission must balance environmental protection of riverine resources with the nation’s growing demand for power production every time it issues a new hydroelectric license.
This paper models the bureaucratic agency’s decision making process in issuing these licenses, in anCited by: HYDROELECTRIC LICENSING FOR TRIBAL GOVERNMENTS PAGE 4 CALIFORNIA TRIBAL LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE AND SUMMIT SEPTEM • Box Diagram Overview for all 3 Licensing Processes b.
Important Components of Each Licensing Process • Notice of Intent to File or NOI (5 ½ to 5 years prior to license expiration). This is the first notice a File Size: 1MB. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is proposing to revise its regulations pertaining to hydroelectric licensing under the Federal Power Act.
The proposed revisions would create a new licensing process in which a potential license applicant's pre-filing consultation and the Commission's scoping pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) would be.
Permitting/Regulatory Guidance - Guide/Handbook: FERC Handbook for Hydroelectric Project Licensing and 5 MW Exemptions from Licensing Permitting/Regulatory GuidanceGuide/Handbook Abstract This handbook outlines the requirements for hydropower licenses issued by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
The relicensing process is full of terms of art and abbreviations related to water, hydropower, biology and various federal laws. This glossary provides the most common ones you will encounter in the process and in reading this guide.
The summary definitions below are in plain English for ease of use. For legal definitions, see. FERC-1 Hydroelectric License Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Office of Energy Projects Updated November 1 Permit Packet Includes: 1.
Process Overview 2. 18 CFR Part 5 (see Addendum 18 CFR 5) 3. FERC Guide to Developing Small/Low-Impact Hydropower Projects 4. FERC Small/Low-Impact Hydropower Projects FAQ's Size: KB. Other Licensing Considerations (FPA) • State and federal fish and wildlife agency recommendations [10(j)] • Consistency with comprehensive plans [10(a)(2)] • Mandatory conditions in FPA: –On Reservations [4(e)] –For Fishways  3 •Scoping: public process to identify substantive issues.
Development of a hydroelectric facility requires licensing at both the federal and state levels. For newcomers to the licensing process, it can seem overwhelming and difficult to navigate. To assist new developers in becoming familiar with the hydroelectric project licensing process, Energy Trust has prepared a set of guidebooks.
Federal Leadership in Environmental, Energy and Economic Performance (signed in October of ) directs Federal agencies to further address energy, water, and operational eficiency beyond E.O. with targeted goals and actions. Hydropower Program.
Lease of Power Privilege (LOPP) General Information. A Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) lease of power privilege (LOPP) is a contractual right given to a non-federal entity to use a Reclamation asset (e.g.
dam or conduit) for electric power generation consistent with Reclamation project purposes. hydropower licensing process for non-federal dams. Environmental concerns regarding climate change have also increased the nation’s desire to produce energy in a manner that does not emit greenhouse gases.
Hydropower has significant potential for meeting these goals: the Department of Energy estimates that hydropower generators could. This course is a deep dive into FERC’s three licensing processes and preparation of applications for original license and new license (relicense) and associated regulations.
The course will describe the steps in FERC’s Integrated Licensing Process (ILP), Alternative Licensing Process (ALP) and the Traditional Process. Specifically, the legislation establishes the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission as the lead agency for all hydropower authorizations, approvals, and requirements mandated by federal law.
The bill modifies the definition of renewable energy to include hydropower, extends the timeframe for a preliminary permit from 3 to 4 years, and extends.
Hydroelectric development and licensing procedures: joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy Regulation and the Subcommittee on Water and Power of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, Ninety-seventh Congress, first session, to explore ways in which the federal licensing process can be accelerated in a manner consistent with the.
On Decemin accordance with 18 CFR §, Southern California Edison Company (SCE) filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or Commission) an Application for New License (License Application) for the Kaweah Project (Project), FERC Project No.
Lake Elsinore Advanced Pumped Storage (LEAPS) project is a proposed megawatt pumped-storage hydroelectricity power project located in Lake Elsinore, California.
Combining time-tested large scale energy storage technology and the distinctive geography of Lake Elsinore, LEAPS will provide load balancing. important purposes directed by Congress in other laws, specifically the Federal Power Act.3 The current limitation on the role of the States in the [federal hydropower] licensing process is that ultimately the FERC must make the decision balancing the multitude of File Size: KB.
The result was a significant increase in the number of mitigation requirements included in FERC licenses and a growing role of other federal and state agencies in the licensing process Author: Dan Tarlock.
Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of Inquiry. SUMMARY: The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) is inviting comments on what changes, if any, the Commission should make to its policy for establishing the length of original and new license terms for hydroelectric projects.
Bradley Lake Hydroelectric Project, FERC No. - Alaska: Draft United States. Office of Hydropower Licensing Full view. The Federal Energy Pdf Commission has authorized, through its licensing authority under the Federal Power Act, almost 1, hydroelectric projects.
These projects include about 2, dams and multi-purpose water resource developments that provide ab MW of hydroelectric generating capacity (about one-half of the nation's hydro.Establishing the Length of License Terms for Hydroelectric Projects,  Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol.
81, No. / Friday, Novem / Notices accessibility accommodations, please send an email to [email protected] or call toll free 1––– (voice) or –– (TTY), or.Ebook are many local, state, and federal regulations that govern, or will effect, the construction and operation of a hydroelectric power plant.
The larger the system, the more complicated, drawn out, and expensive the permitting and approval process will be.