[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 18 (Monday, January 28, 2013)]
[Page 5797]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-01612]



Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. Rm11-12-000]

Availability of e-Tag Information to Commission Staff; Notice 
Specifying webRegistry Code

    In Order No. 771,\1\ the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 
amended its regulations to grant the Commission access, on a non-public 
and ongoing basis, to the complete electronic tags (e-Tags) used to 
schedule the transmission of electric power interchange transactions in 
wholesale markets. Order No. 771 requires e-Tag Authors (through their 
Agent Service) and Balancing Authorities (through their Authority 
Service), beginning March 15, 2013, to take appropriate steps to ensure 
Commission access to the e-Tags covered by this Final Rule by 
designating the Commission as an addressee on the e-Tags.

    \1\ Availability of E-Tag Information to Commission Staff, 77 FR 
76367 (Dec. 28. 2012), 141 FERC ] 61,235 (2012) (FR).

    In Order No. 771, the Commission stated that, ``following issuance 
of this Final Rule and the Commission's registration in the OATI 
webRegistry, the Commission will issue a notice specifying which entity 
code should be used to ensure that the Commission is an addressee on 
the e-Tag'' (fn. 103). Although the Commission has not completed the 
registration process, the Commission intends to facilitate the 
continued development of compliance software and processes by issuing 
this notice to specify that ``FERC'' will be the likely entity and tag 
codes registered in the Purchasing-Seller Entity section of OATI 
webRegistry. This code should be used to designate the Commission as an 
addressee to comply with 18 CFR 366.2(d) of the Commissions 
    As stated in footnote 103 of the Final Rule, the Commission will 
issue a further notice at the completion of the registration process.

    Dated: January 18, 2013.
Kimberly D. Bose,
[FR Doc. 2013-01612 Filed 1-25-13; 8:45 am]