[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 51 (Thursday, March 15, 2012)]
[Page 15362]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-6270]



Efficiency and Renewables Advisory Committee (ERAC)

AGENCY: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of 

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.


SUMMARY: This notice announces an open meeting of the Efficiency and 
Renewables Advisory Committee (ERAC). The Federal Advisory Committee 
Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770) requires public notice of the 
meeting be announced in the Federal Register.

DATES: Thursday, April 19, 2012, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. (EST)

ADDRESSES: U.S. Department of Energy, Forrestal Building, Room 8E-089, 
1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585.

Federal Officer, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Energy 
Efficiency and Renewable Energy, 1000 Independence Ave. SW., 
Washington, DC, 20585. Email: [email protected].

    Purpose of Meeting: To provide advice and recommendations to the 
Secretary of Energy on the research, development, demonstration, and 
deployment priorities within the field of energy efficiency and 
renewable energy.
    Tentative Agenda: (Subject to change; updates will be posted on the 
web at: www.erac.energy.gov):
     EERE Strategic Plan
     EERE Impacts
     ERAC Planning
    Public Participation: Members of the public are welcome to observe 
the business of the meeting and make oral statements during the 
specified period for public comment. The public comment period will 
take place between 2:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. the day of the meeting 
(Thursday, April 19, 2012). An early confirmation of attendance will 
help facilitate access to the building more quickly. To attend the 
meeting and/or to make oral statements regarding any of the items on 
the agenda, please send an email to: [email protected]. In the email, 
please indicate your name, organization (if appropriate), citizenship, 
and contact information. Please note that foreign nationals visiting 
DOE Headquarters are subject to advance security screening procedures. 
Any foreign national wishing to participate in the meeting should 
advise ERAC staff as soon as possible by emailing [email protected] to 
initiate the necessary procedures, but no later than Wednesday, April 
4, 2012. Anyone attending the meeting will be required to present 
government-issued photo identification, such as a passport or driver's 
    Members of the public will be heard in the order in which they sign 
up for the Public Comment Period. Time allotted per speaker will depend 
on the number of individuals who wish to speak, but will not exceed 5 
minutes. Reasonable provision will be made to include the scheduled 
oral statements on the agenda. The Chair of the committee will make 
every effort to hear the views of all interested parties and is 
empowered to facilitate the orderly conduct of business.
    Participation in the meeting is not a prerequisite for submission 
of written comments. ERAC invites written comments from all interested 
parties. If you would like to file a written statement with the 
committee, you may do so either by submitting a hard or electronic copy 
before or after the meeting. Electronic copy of written statements 
should be emailed to [email protected].
    Minutes: The minutes of the meeting will be available for public 
review at www.erac.energy.gov.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on March 9, 2012.
LaTanya R. Butler,
Acting Deputy Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2012-6270 Filed 3-14-12; 8:45 am]