Mankato Energy Center, LLC; Notice of Application for Commission Determination of Exempt Wholesale Generator Status
Take notice that on September 14, 2004, Mankato Energy Center, LLC (Applicant), c/o Calpine Corporation, 50 W. San Fernando Street, San Jose, CA 95113, filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) an application for determination of exempt wholesale generator status pursuant to part 365 of the Commission's regulations. Applicant states that it is a Delaware limited liability company, and that it proposes to own and operate an approximately 730 megawatt natural gas-fired combined cycle electric generating facility to be located in Mankato, Blue Earth County, Minnesota.
Applicant further states that copies of the application were served upon the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and Minnesota Public Utilities Commission.
Any person desiring to intervene or to protest this filing must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211 and 385.214). Protests will be considered by the Commission in determining the appropriate action to be taken, but will not serve to make protestants parties to the proceeding. Any person wishing to become a party must file a notice of intervention or motion to intervene, as appropriate. Such notices, motions, or protests must be filed on or before the comment date. Anyone filing a motion to intervene or protest must serve a copy of that document on the Applicant. On or before the comment date, it is not necessary to serve motions to intervene or protests on persons other than the Applicant.
The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and interventions in lieu of paper using the “eFiling” link at http://www.ferc.gov. Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and 14 copies of the protest or intervention to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426.
This filing is accessible on-line at http://www.ferc.gov, using the “eLibrary” link and is available for review in the Commission's Public Reference Room in Washington, DC. There is an “eSubscription” link on the Web site that enables subscribers to receive e-mail notification when a document is added to a subscribed docket(s). For assistance with any FERC Online service, please e-mail FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, or call (866) 208-3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502-8659.
Comment Date:5 p.m. eastern time on October 6, 2004.Magalie R. Salas, Secretary.