[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 143 (Tuesday, July 26, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 44576-44577]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-18577]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee

AGENCY:  U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade 
Administration.

ACTION: Notice of an Open Meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee 
(RE&EEAC) will meet via conference call to deliberate proposed 
recommendations by the Trade Policy, Trade Promotion and Domestic 
Policy Subcommittees to the Secretary of Commerce regarding the 
development and administration of programs and policies to expand the 
competitiveness of the U.S. renewable energy and energy efficiency 
industries, including specific challenges associated with exporting.

DATES: August 19, 2011, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time 
(E.D.T.)

ADDRESSES: The meeting will take place via conference call.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brian O'Hanlon, Office of Energy and 
Environmental Technologies Industries (OEEI), International Trade 
Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce at (202) 482-3492; e-mail: 
[email protected]. This meeting is physically accessible to 
people with disabilities. Requests for auxiliary aids should be 
directed to OEEI at (202) 482-3492.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: The Secretary of Commerce 
established the RE&EEAC pursuant to his discretionary authority and in 
accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.) on 
July 14, 2010. The RE&EEAC provides the Secretary of Commerce with 
consensus advice from the private sector on the development and 
administration of programs and policies to expand the international 
competitiveness of the U.S. renewable energy and energy efficiency 
industries. The RE&EEAC held its first meeting on December 7, 2010 and 
subsequent meetings on March 1, 2011 and May 31-June 1, 2011.
    The meeting is open to the public. Members of the public wishing to 
participate in the conference call meeting must notify Brian O'Hanlon 
at the contact information above by 5 p.m. E.D.T. on Monday, August 15, 
in order to pre-register. Registered members of the public will receive 
call-in instructions. Please specify any request for reasonable 
accommodation by August 12, 2011. Last minute requests will be 
accepted, but may be impossible to fill. A limited amount of time, from 
3:30 p.m.-4 p.m., will be available for pertinent brief oral comments 
from members of the public participating in the meeting.
    Any member of the public may submit pertinent written comments 
concerning the RE&EEAC's affairs at any time before or after the 
meeting. Comments may be submitted to [email protected] or to the 
Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee, Office of 
Energy and Environmental Technologies Industries (OEEI), International 
Trade Administration, Room 4830, 1401 Constitution Avenue, NW., 
Washington, DC 20230. To be considered during the meeting, comments 
must be received no later

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than 5 p.m. E.D.T. on August 15, 2011, to ensure transmission to the 
Committee prior to the meeting. Comments received after that date will 
be distributed to the members but may not be considered at the meeting.
    Copies of RE&EEAC meeting minutes will be available within 30 days 
of the meeting.

Edward A. O'Malley,
Director, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries.
[FR Doc. 2011-18577 Filed 7-25-11; 8:45 am]
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