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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. EL13-14-000]

Sierra Pacific Power Company, Nevada Power Company; Notice of Petition for Declaratory Order

Take notice that on October 25, 2012, pursuant to section 207 of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (Commission) Rules of Practice and Procedure 18 CFR 385.207(a)(2), Sierra Pacific Power Company and Nevada Power Company (Applicants) filed a petition for declaratory order, requesting the Commission confirm and approve the Applicants' interim processes and procedures for managing customers' requests for transmission service within the Applicants' anticipated consolidated Balancing Authority Areas (expected effective date of January 2014).

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. On or before the comment date, it is not necessary to serve motions to intervene or protests on persons other than the Applicant.

The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and interventions in lieu of paper using the "eFiling" link athttp://www.ferc.gov.Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and 14 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 athttp://www.ferc.gov,using the "eLibrary" link and is available for 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 emailFERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov,or call (866) 208-3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502-8659.

Comment Date:5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on November 26, 2012.

Dated: October 31, 2012. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary.