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Exports of electricity from the United States to a foreign country are regulated by the Department of Energy (DOE) pursuant to sections 301(b) and 402(f) of the Department of Energy Organization Act (42 U.S.C. 7151(b), 7172(f)) and require authorization under section 202(e) of the FPA (16 U.S.C. 824a(e)).
On July 14, 2011, DOE received an application from Glacial for authority to transmit electric energy from the United States to Mexico for five years as a power marketer using existing international transmission facilities. Glacial does not own any electric transmission facilities nor does it hold a franchised service area.
The electric energy that Glacial proposes to export to Mexico would be
Comments on the Glacial application to export electric energy to Mexico should be clearly marked with Docket No. EA-382. An additional copy is to be filed directly with Michael B. Giery, Senior Corporate Counsel, 5326 Yacht Haven Grande #36, St. Thomas, VI 00802. A final decision will be made on this application after the environmental impacts have been evaluated pursuant to DOE's National Environmental Policy Act Implementing Procedures (10 CFR part 1021) and a determination is made by DOE that the proposed action will not have an adverse impact on the reliability of the U.S. electric power supply system.
Copies of this application will be made available, upon request, for public inspection and copying at the address provided above, by accessing the program Web site at