[Federal Register Volume 63, Number 247 (Thursday, December 24, 1998)]
[Page 71275]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 98-34146]



Office of Fossil Energy
[Docket No. FE C&E 98-10--Certification Notice--165]

The City of Tallahassee; Notice of Filing of Coal Capability 
Powerplant and Industrial Fuel Use Act

AGENCY: Office of Fossil Energy Department of Energy.

ACTION: Notice of filing.


SUMMARY: On December 2, 1998, the City of Tallahassee 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 Coal & Power Im/Ex, 
Fossil Energy, Room 4G-039, FE-27, Forrestal Building, 1000 
Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 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 the date filed with the Department of Energy. The Secretary is 
required to publish a notice in the Federal Register that a 
certification has been filed. The following owner/operator of the 
proposed new baseload powerplant has filed a self-certification in 
acccordance with section 201(d).
    Owner: City of Tallahassee.
    Operator: City of Tallahassee.
    Location: City of St. Marks, Florida.
    Plant Configuration: Base load combined-cycle generating facility 
(combustion turbine/generator, unfired heat recovery steam generator 
and a steam turbine/generator).
    Capacity: 247 megawatts.
    Fuel: Natural gas.
    Purchasing Entities: The plant will be directly interconnected with 
the City of Tallahassee's electric system. The net electricity 
generated by the Plant will be utilized by the City of Tallahassee.
    In-Service Date: May 15, 2000.

    Issued in Washington, DC, December 17, 1998.
Anthony J. Como,
Manager, Electric Power Regulation, Office of Coal & Power Im/Ex, 
Office of Coal & Power Systems, Office of Fossil Energy.
[FR Doc. 98-34146 Filed 12-23-98; 8:45 am]