2018-12945. Notice of Application Tendered for Filing With the Commission; PacifiCorp  

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    Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection.

    a. Type of Application: Major Constructed Project.

    b. Project No.: 1744-041.

    c. Date filed: May 30, 2018.

    d. Applicant: PacifiCorp.

    e. Name of Project: Weber Hydroelectric Project.

    f. Location: On the Weber River, in Weber, Davis, and Morgan Counties, Utah. The project occupies 14.94 acres of United States lands administered by the U.S. Forest Service.

    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791 (a)-825(r).

    h. Applicant Contact: Eve Davies, PacifiCorp—Renewable Resources, 1407 West North Temple, Suite 210, Salt Lake City, UT 84116; (801) 220-2245; email—eve.davies@pacificorp.com.

    i. FERC Contact: Evan Williams at (202) 502-8462; or email at evan.williams@ferc.gov.

    j. The application is not ready for environmental analysis at this time.

    k. The existing Weber Project consists of: (1) A 114-foot-long, 27-foot-high concrete diversion dam that includes a low-level outlet, a 35-foot-long intake structure, and a 79-foot-long section containing two 29-foot-long, 10-foot-high radial gates; (2) a 3-foot by 18-foot non-operative fish passage structure that is used to pass minimum flows through a calibrated slide gate opening at the dam; (3) an 8.4-acre reservoir having a total storage of approximately 42 acre-feet at elevation 4,798 feet mean sea level; (4) a 9,107-foot-long, 5-foot to 6.3-foot-diameter steel penstock partially encased in concrete, and buried for most of its length; (5) a powerhouse with one 3,850-kilowatt generating unit; (6) a 36-foot-long, by 20-foot-wide, by 30-foot-deep concrete tailrace structure, integrated into the powerhouse foundation, which returns flows directly into the Weber River on the south side of the powerhouse; (7) a 77-foot-long, 46-kilovolt transmission line; and (8) appurtenant facilities. The project is estimated to generate an average of 16,932 megawatt-hours annually. PacifiCorp proposes to build a new fish passage structure at the edge of the existing diversion dam in an area that currently has graded, unvegetated soil.

    l. A copy of the application is available for review at the Commission in the Public Reference Room or may be viewed on the Commission's website at http://www.ferc.gov using the eLibrary link. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. A copy is also available for inspection and reproduction at the address in item h above.

    You may also register online at http://www.ferc.gov/​docs-filing/​esubscription.asp to be notified via email of new filings and issuances related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support.

    m. Procedural schedule: The application will be processed according to the following preliminary Hydro Licensing Schedule. Revisions to the schedule will be made as appropriate.

    Issue Notice of AcceptanceJune 2018.
    Issue Notice Soliciting Final Terms and ConditionsAugust 2018.
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    Commission issues EAMarch 2018.
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    Dated: June 12, 2018.

    Kimberly D. Bose,

    Secretary.

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    [FR Doc. 2018-12945 Filed 6-15-18; 8:45 am]

    BILLING CODE 6717-01-P

Document Information

Published:
06/18/2018
Department:
Energy Department
Agency:
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
EntryType:
Notice
Document Number:
2018-12945
Pages:
28218-28219 (2 pages)
Docket Numbers:
Project No. 1744-041
SectionNoes:
PDF File:
2018-12945.pdf