[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 38 (Wednesday, February 26, 2014)]
[Pages 10791-10792]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-04156]



Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

External Merit Review Meeting

AGENCY: Wind and Water Power Technologies, Office of Energy Efficiency 
and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy.

ACTION: Notice of External Peer Review meeting.


SUMMARY: The Wind Power Technologies Office within the U.S. Department 
of Energy's (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy 
intends to hold an External Merit Review in Arlington, VA, on March 24-
28, 2014. The External Review Panel will review current projects and 
provide feedback on technical/scientific/business merit, the actual or 
anticipated results, and the productivity and management effectiveness 
of projects. The review panel will also assess projects' potential 
impact on the wind power industry and identify additional research 
initiatives and resources that might be required in the future. The 
event is open to the public based upon space availability.

DATES: DOE will hold the External Peer Review from Monday, March 24th, 
through Friday, March 28, 2014.

ADDRESSES: The public meeting will be held at the DoubleTree Crystal 
City, 300 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, VA 22203.
    You may submit comments, identified by any of the following 
     Email: [Mark.Higgins@ee.doe.gov]. Include ``Wind Power 
Peer Review'' in the subject line of the message.
     Postal Mail: [Mark Higgins, EE-4W, U.S. Department of 
Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585] Due to the 
potential delays in DOE's receipt and processing of mail sent through 
the U.S. Postal Service, DOE encourages respondents to submit comments 
electronically to ensure timely receipt.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Matthew Kalmuk, BCS, Incorporated, 
1400 I (Eye) St. NW., Suite 510, Washington, DC 20005, hq.com">mkalmuk@bcs-hq.com.



    The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Wind and Water Power 
Technologies is committed to developing and deploying a portfolio of 
innovative technologies for clean, domestic power generation from land-
based and offshore wind turbines. The Wind and Water Power Technologies 
portfolio is aimed at producing the next generation of wind power 
technologies and jump-starting private sector innovation that is 
critical to the country's long-term economic growth, energy security, 
and international competitiveness. By executing objective, 
comprehensive Peer Reviews, the Wind and Water Power Technologies 
Office ensures that its portfolio of project addresses industry needs 
and impacts the long-term development and deployment of wind power 
technologies in the United States.

Public Participation

    The event is open to the public based upon space availability. DOE 
will also accept public comments as described in ADDRESSES for purposes 
of developing the Wind Power Program portfolio, but will not respond 
individually to comments received.
    Participants at the External Merit Review should limit information 
and comments to those based on personal

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experience, individual advice, information, or facts regarding this 
topic. It is not the object of this session to obtain any group 
position or consensus from the meeting participants. To most 
effectively use the limited time, please refrain from passing judgment 
on another participant's recommendations or advice, and instead, 
concentrate on your individual experiences.
    Following the meeting, a summary will be compiled by DOE and posted 
for public comment. For those interested in providing additional public 
comment, the summary will be posted at energy.gov/eere/wind/wind.

Information on Services for Individuals With Disabilities

    Individuals requiring special accommodations at the meeting, please 
contact Mark Higgins no later than the close of business on March 21, 

    Issued in Washington, DC, on February 20, 2014.
Jose Zayas,
Director, Wind and Water Power Technologies Office, U.S. Department of 
[FR Doc. 2014-04156 Filed 2-25-14; 8:45 am]