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California Public Utilities Commission; Northern California Power Agency; State Water Contractors; Transmission Agency of Northern California v. Pacific Gas and Electric Company; Notice of Complaint

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Take notice that on February 2, 2017, pursuant to sections 206 and 306 of the Federal Power Act [1] and Rules 206 and 212 of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (Commission) Rules of Practice and Procedure,[2] California Public Utilities Commission, Northern California Power Agency, State Water Contractors and Transmission Agency of Northern California (collectively, the Complainants), filed a formal complaint against Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E or Respondent) alleging that PG&E has violated its obligation under Order No. 890 to conduct an open, coordinated, and transparent transmission planning process by approving more than 80 percent of its transmission projects on an entirely internal basis, as more fully explained in the complaint.

Complainants certify that copies of the Complaint were served on contacts for Pacific Gas and Electric Company as listed on the Commission's list of Corporate Officials.

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. The Respondent's answer and all interventions, or protests must be filed on or before the comment date. The Respondent's answer, motions to intervene, and protests must be served on the Complainants.

The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and interventions in lieu of paper using the “eFiling” link at Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and 5 copies of the protest or intervention to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426.

This filing is accessible on-line at, using the “eLibrary” link and is available for electronic review in the Commission's Public Reference Room in Washington, DC. There is an “eSubscription” link on the Web site that enables subscribers to receive email notification when a document is added to a subscribed docket(s). For assistance with any FERC Online service, please email, or call (866) 208-3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502-8659.

Comment Date: 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on February 22, 2017.

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Dated: February 3, 2017.

Kimberly D. Bose,


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[FR Doc. 2017-02947 Filed 2-13-17; 8:45 am]