73 FR 52852 E8-21064. Natural Currents Energy Services, LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications  

  • September 4, 2008.

    On August 11, 2008 and supplemented on August 12, 2008, Natural Currents Energy Services, LLC filed an application, pursuant to section 4(f) of the Federal Power Act, proposing to study the feasibility of the Cuttyhunk/Elizabeth Islands Tidal Energy Project, located in the Atlantic Ocean and Canapitsit Channel in Dukes County, Massachusetts. The project uses no dam or impoundment.

    The proposed project would consist of: (1) 4 Tidal In-Stream Energy Conversion (TISEC) generating units, with a total installed capacity of 100-kilowatts, (2) underwater cable with a length between 250 meters to 2.5 kilometers for site 1, and up to 10 kilometers in length for site 2, and (3) appurtenant facilities. The project is estimated to have an annual generation of 350,000 kilowatt-hours, which would be sold to Cuttyhunk Island.

    Applicant Contact: Mr. Roger Bason, Natural Currents Energy Services, LLC, 24 Roxanne Boulevard, Highland, New York 12561, phone (845) 691-4008.

    FERC Contact: Kelly Houff (202) 502-6393.

    Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, competing applications (without notices of intent), or notices of intent to file competing applications: 60 days from the issuance of this notice. Comments, motions to intervene, notices of intent, and competing applications may be filed electronically via the Internet. See 18 CFR 385.2001(a)(1)(iii) and the instructions on the Commission's Web site under the “e-Filing” link. If unable to be filed electronically, documents may be paper-filed. To paper-file, an original and eight copies should be mailed to: Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. For more information on how to submit these types of filings please go to the Commission's Web site located at http://www.ferc.gov/filing-comments.asp. More information about this project can be viewed or printed on the “eLibrary” link of Commission's Web site at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/elibrary.asp. Enter the docket number (P-13276) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, call toll-free 1-866-208-3372.

    Kimberly D. Bose,


    [FR Doc. E8-21064 Filed 9-10-08; 8:45 am]

    BILLING CODE 6717-01-P

Document Information

Comments Received:
Document Number:
Document Citation:
73 FR 52852
52852-52853 (2 pages)
E.O. Citation:
of 9/4/2008