Notice of Intent to File an Application for Subsequent License

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION

Pacific Power & Light Company Project No. 2643 Oregon

NOTICE OF INTENT TO FILE AN APPLICATION FOR SUBSEQUENT LICENSE

Take notice that on December 28, 1988, Pacific Power & Light Company, the existing licensee for the Bend Hydroelectric Project No. 2643, filed a notice of intent to file an application for a subsequent license, pursuant to section 15(b)(l) of the Federal Power Act (Act), 16 U.S.C. 808, as amended by section 4 of the Electric Consumers Protection Act of 1986, Public Law 99-495. Although Project No. 2643 has a minor license with a waiver of section 15 of the Act, the requirements of section 15(b)(1) of the Act were made applicable to this proceeding by 18 C.F.R. 16.19(b) (see Docket No. RM87-33-000, Order No. 513, Final Rule, issued May 17, 1989, a copy of which may be obtained from the Commission’s Public Reference Branch, Room 1000, 825 North Capitol Street, NE, Washington, DC 20426). The original license for Project No. 2643 was issued effective May 1, 1965, and expires December 31, 1993.

The project is located on the Deschutes River in Deschutes County, Oregon. The principal works of the Bend Project include a 14-foot-high, 250-foot-long timber-crib spillway dam and a 150-foot-long buttressed concrete gravity wing wall; a reservoir of about 40 acres; a powerhouse with an installed capacity of 1,110 kW; a transmission line connection; and appurtenant facilities.

Pursuant to section 15(b)(2) of the Act, as made applicable to this proceeding by 18 C.F.R. 16.19(c) (Order No. 513), the licensee is required to make available certain information described in 18 C.F.R. 16.7 (as redesignated by Order No. 513).

The above information is now available from the licensee at 920 SW 6th Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97204, Attn: S. A. deSousa, telephone (503) 464-5343.

Pursuant to 18 C.F.R. 16.20 (Order No. 513), each application for a subsequent license and any competing license applications must be filed with the Commission at least 24 months prior to the expiration of the existing license. All applications for license for this project must be filed by December 31, 1991.

Lois D. Cashell
Secretary