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On July 25, 2012, Resolute Marine Energy, Inc. (Resolute or Applicant) filed an application for a preliminary permit under section 4(f) of the Federal Power Act proposing to study the feasibility of the Yakutat Alaska Wave Energy Project No. 14438. Resolute supplemented its application on September 19, 2012. The proposed project would be located within a 25.26 square mile area within Alaska State submerged lands in the Gulf of Alaska, near the City and Borough of Yakutat, Alaska.
A preliminary permit does not authorize the permit holder to perform any land-disturbing activities or otherwise enter upon lands or waters owned by others without the owners' express permission.
The proposed project would consist of: (1) Between 7 and 15 Surge Wave Energy Converters for a maximum total installed capacity of 750 kilowatts; (2) a single transmission line to bring project power to shore; (3) shore-based power conditioning equipment, transformers, and voltage regulations facilities; and (5) appurtenant facilities. The project would have an estimated annual generation of 3,942 megawatthours.
Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, and competing applications (without notices of intent), or notices of intent to file competing applications: 60 days from the issuance of this notice. Competing applications and notices of intent must meet the requirements of 18 CFR 4.36. 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
More information about this project, including a copy of the application can be viewed or printed on the "eLibrary" link of Commission's Web site at