18 CFR Proposed Rule 2020-20590
Petition for Rulemaking of Bloom Energy Corporation
April 15, 2021


Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, DOE.


Petition for rulemaking.


Take notice that on August 19, 2020, pursuant to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (Commission) Rules of Practice and Procedure, Bloom Energy Corporation submitted a petition for rulemaking requesting that the Commission clarify that the thermal energy output produced by a topping-cycle facility's solid oxide fuel cell system when used to reform methane and produce hydrogen for fuel for electricity generation by that facility is useful thermal energy output that would enable the facility powered by such fuel cells to be certified as a qualifying cogeneration facility, all as more fully explained in the petition.


Comments due 5 p.m. Eastern time on September 8, 2020.


The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing of comments in lieu of paper using the eFile link at http://www.ferc.gov. In lieu of electronic filing, you may submit a paper copy. Submissions sent via the U.S. Postal Service must be addressed to: Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE, Room 1A, Washington, DC 20426. Submissions sent via any other carrier must be addressed to: Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 12225 Wilkins Avenue, Rockville, Maryland 20852.


Lawrence Greenfield, Office of the General Counsel, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426, (202) 502-6415, Lawrence.Greenfield@ferc.gov.


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, 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 Petitioner.

In addition to publishing the full text of this document in the Federal Register, the Commission provides all interested persons an opportunity to view and/or print the contents of this document via the internet through the Commission's Home Page (http://www.ferc.gov) using the eLibrary link. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in the docket number field to access the document. At this time, the Commission has suspended access to Commission's Public Reference Room, due to the proclamation declaring a National Emergency concerning the Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19), issued by the President on March 13, 2020. For assistance, contact FERC at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or call toll-free, (886) 208-3676 or TYY, (202) 502-8659.

Dated: August 21, 2020.

Kimberly D. Bose,


[FR Doc. 2020-20590 Filed 9-17-20; 8:45 am]


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