[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 172 (Friday, September 4, 2015)]
[Page 53512]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-21983]



Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. EL15-96-000]

Backyard Farms Energy LLC, Devonshire Energy LLC: Notice of 
Petition for Declaratory Order

    Take notice that on August 27, 2015, in accordance with section 
35.42(a)(2) of the regulations of the Federal Energy Regulatory 
Commission (Commission), 18 CFR 35.42(a)(2), Order No. 652,\1\ and 
Order No. 697,\2\ Backyard Farms Energy LLC and Devonshire Energy LLC 
(MBR Entities), filed a petition for declaratory order requesting that 
the Commission find that the MBR Entities are not affiliates of or 
under ``common control'' with the Fidelity Accounts or FIL Limited 
(FIL), or, in the alternative, that even if such an affiliation is 
deemed to exist, investments by the Fidelity Accounts or FIL would not 
affect the conditions relied upon by the Commission when granting 
market-based rate authorization to the extent such investments are 
passive investments, as more fully described in the petition.

    \1\ Reporting Requirement for Changes in Status for Public 
Utilities With Market-Based Rate Authority, Order No. 652, 70 FR 
8253 (Feb. 18, 2005), reh'g, 111 FERC ] 61,413 (2005).
    \2\ Market-Based Rates for Wholesale Sales of Electric Energy, 
Capacity and Ancillary Services by Public Utilities, Order No. 697, 
72 FR 39904 (July 20, 2007), clarified, 72 FR 72239 (Dec. 20, 2007), 
reh'g, Order No. 697-A, 73 FR 25832 (May 7, 2008) (``Order No. 697-
A''), reh'g, 124 FERC ] 61,055 (2008), reh'g, Order No. 697-B, 73 FR 
79610 (Dec. 30, 2008), reh'g, Order No. 697-C, 74 FR 30924 (June 29, 
2009), reh'g, Order No. 697-D, 57 FR 14342 (March 25, 2010), 
clarified 131 FERC ] 61,021 (2010), reh'g denied, 134 FERC ] 61,046 
(2011), reh'g denied, 143 FERC ] 61,126 (2013).

    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.
    The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and 
interventions in lieu of paper using the ``eFiling'' link at http://www.ferc.gov. 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 
    This filing is accessible on-line at http://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 email 
[email protected], or call (866) 208-3676 (toll free). For 
TTY, call (202) 502-8659.
    Comment Date: 5:00 p.m. Eastern time on September 28, 2015.

    Dated: August 28, 2015.
Kimberly D. Bose,
[FR Doc. 2015-21983 Filed 9-3-15; 8:45 am]