[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 42 (Friday, March 2, 2012)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 12760-12761]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-5002]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

18 CFR Part 366

[Docket No. RM11-12-000]


Availability of E-Tag Information to Commission Staff

AGENCY: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Notice providing for reply comments.

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SUMMARY: On April 21, 2011, the Commission issued a Notice of Proposed 
Rulemaking (76 FR 23516) proposing to require the Commission-certified 
Electric Reliability Organization to make available to Commission 
staff, on an ongoing basis, access to complete electronic tagging data 
used to schedule the transmission of electric power in transmission 
markets. The Commission is providing interested parties an opportunity 
to file reply comments on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking. These 
reply comments may also address whether the Commission should require 
entities that create e-Tags or distribute them for approval to provide 
the Commission with viewing rights to the e-Tags.

DATES: Reply comments are due March 26, 2012.

ADDRESSES: You may submit reply comments, identified by Docket No.

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RM11-12-000, by any of the following methods:
     Agency Web Site: http://www.ferc.gov. Documents created 
electronically using word processing software should be filed in native 
applications or print-to-PDF format and not in a scanned format.
     Mail/Hand Delivery: Commenters unable to file comments 
electronically must mail or hand deliver an original of their comments 
to: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Office of the Secretary, 888 
First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Maria Vouras (Technical Information), Office of Enforcement, Federal 
Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 
20426, Telephone: (202) 502-8062, Email: maria.vouras@ferc.gov.
Gary D. Cohen (Legal Information), Office of the General Counsel, 
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, 
DC 20426, Telephone: (202) 502-8321, Email: gary.cohen@ferc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Notice Providing for Reply Comments

(February 23, 2012).
    On April 21, 2011, the Commission issued a Notice of Proposed 
Rulemaking (NOPR) in the above-referenced proceeding \1\ proposing to 
require the Commission-certified Electric Reliability Organization to 
make available to Commission staff, on an ongoing basis, access to 
complete electronic tagging data used to schedule the transmission of 
electric power in wholesale markets. Initial comments on this NOPR were 
due on June 29, 2011. The Commission is providing interested parties 
with an opportunity to file reply comments on the NOPR. These reply 
comments may also address whether the Commission should require 
entities that create e-Tags or distribute them for approval to provide 
the Commission with viewing rights to the e-Tags.
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    \1\ Availability of E-Tag Information to Commission Staff, 135 
FERC ] 61,052 (2011).
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    By this notice, reply comments should be filed on or before March 
26, 2012.

    Dated: February 23, 2012.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2012-5002 Filed 3-1-12; 8:45 am]
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