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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. EL13-16-000]

The Municipal Electric Utilities, Association of New York, Complainant v. Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation, New York Independent System Operator, Inc., Respondent; Notice of Complaint

Take notice that on November 2, 2012, pursuant to section 206 of the Rules of Practice and Procedure of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission), 18 CFR 385.206 and sections 206 and 306 of the Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 824(e) and 825(e), the Municipal Electric Utilities Association of New York (MEUA) filed a formal complaint against Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation (NMPC) and the New York Independent System Operation, Inc. (NYISO) alleging that, NMPC's current Transmission Service Charge under the NYISO Open Access Transmission Tariff is unjust and unreasonable and proposing a just and reasonable alternative rate. MEUA named NYISO as a Respondent because NMPC's Transmission Service Charge is administered under the NYISO tariff.

MEUA certifies that copies of the complaint were served on the contacts for NMPC and NYISO 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 Complainant.

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 23, 2012.

Dated: November 6, 2012. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary.