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Filing Instructions

Applicants are encouraged to use the Commission’s online system as a gateway for access to project information and filings via the Internet. The docket is the Project Number (P-####). Refer to and the links below to help register and subscribe.

The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings. Applicants should file submittals electronically via the Internet (eFiling). Please refer to the instructions for using the Commission’s eFiling system at and filing instructions in the Commission’s Regulations at 18 C.F.R. § 385.2001(a)(1)(iii) External Link. To assist with eFilings, applicants should refer to the submission guidelines document at . In addition, certain filing requirements have statutory or regulatory formatting and other instructions. Applicants should refer to a list of these “qualified documents” at In lieu of electronic filing, send a paper copy(s) to:

    The Secretary
    Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
    Mail Code: DHAC, PJ-12
    888 First Street, N.E.
    Washington, D.C. 20426

With each filing, it is very important to include a cover letter that identifies the Project Number (P-####) and the reason for the filing.

Updated: June 5, 2015