[Federal Register Volume 59, Number 154 (Thursday, August 11, 1994)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 94-19631]

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[Federal Register: August 11, 1994]



Office of Fossil Energy
[Docket No. FE C&E 94-7--Certification Notice--135]


Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority Ponca City Repowering Project; 
Filing of Coal Capability; Powerplant and Industrial Fuel Use Act

AGENCY: Office of Fossil Energy, Department of Energy.

ACTION: Notice of Filing.


SUMMARY: On July 25, 1994, Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority Ponca 
City Repowering Project submitted a coal capability self-certification 
pursuant to section 201 of the Powerplant and Industrial Fuel Use Act 
of 1978, as amended.

ADDRESSES: Copies of self-certification filings are available for 
public inspection, upon request, in the Office of Fuels Programs, 
Fossil Energy, Room 3F-056, FE-52, Forrestal Building, 1000 
Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20585.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ellen Russell at (202) 586-9624.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title II of the Powerplant and Industrial 
Fuel Use Act of 1978 (FUA), as amended (42 U.S.C. 8301 et seq.), 
provides that no new baseload electric powerplant may be constructed or 
operated without the capability to use coal or another alternate fuel 
as a primary energy source. In order to meet the requirement of coal 
capability, the owner or operator of such facilities proposing to use 
natural gas or petroleum as its primary energy source shall certify, 
pursuant to FUA section 201(d), to the Secretary of Energy prior to 
construction, or prior to operation as a base load powerplant, that 
such powerplant has the capability to use coal or another alternate 
fuel. Such certification establishes compliance with section 201(a) as 
of July 25, 1994. The Secretary is required to publish a notice in the 
Federal Register that a certification has been filed. The following 
owner/operator of a proposed new baseload powerplant has filed a self-
certification in accordance with section 201(d).
    OWNER: Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority, Edmond, Oklahoma.
    OPERATOR: Ponca City Utility Authority, Ponca City, Oklahoma.
    LOCATION: Ponca City Steam Plant, Ponca City, Oklahoma.
    PLANT CONFIGURATION: Combined cycle cogeneration.
    CAPACITY: 60 megawatts.
    FUEL: Natural gas.
    PURCHASING UTILITIES: Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority.
    IN-SERVICE DATE: June 1995.

    Issued in Washington, D.C., August 8, 1994.
Anthony J. Como,
Director, Office of Coal & Electricity, Office of Fuels Programs, 
Office of Fossil Energy.
[FR Doc. 94-19631 Filed 8-10-94; 8:45 am]