DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
[Docket No. IC12-20-000]
Commission Information Collection Activities (FERC-912); CommentRequest
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Title:FERC-912, Cogeneration and Small Power Production, PURPA Section 210(m) Regulations for Termination or Reinstatement of Obligation to Purchase or Sell.
OMB Control No.:1902-0237.
Type of Request:Three-year extension of the FERC-912 information collection requirements with no changes to the current reporting requirements.
Abstract:On 8/8/2005, the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPAct 2005)1
was signed into law. Section 1253(a) of EPAct 2005 amends Section 210 of the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 (PURPA) by adding subsection “(m)” that provides for the termination and reinstatement of an electric utility's obligation to purchase and sell energyand capacity. 18 CFR 292.309-292.313 are the implementing regulations that provide procedures for:
1Public Law 109-58, 119 Stat. 594 (2005)
• An electric utility to file an application for the termination of its obligation to purchase energy from a Qualifying Facility (QF)2
2Contained within 18 CFR 292.310
• An affected entity or person to apply to the Commission for an order reinstating the electric utility's obligation to purchase energy from a QF3
3Contained within 18 CFR 292.311
• An electric utility to file an application for the termination of its obligation to sell energy and capacity to QFs4