Vermont Public Service Board

November 1999 Orders and Decisions


ORDERS ENTERED NOVEMBER 2, 1999

5988 FINDINGS, ORDER, AND AMENDED CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of Atlas Communications, Ltd. to amend its certificate of public good to include authority to offer local exchange telecommunications services    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

6181 BOARD ORDER RE:  INTERCONNECTION REQUIREMENTS FOR FARM METHANE NET METERING FACILITIES FROM 15KW TO 100KWInvestigation into the use of a Net Metering System for the purchase and sale of electricity from small electrical generating systems to and from electric companies Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

6272 FINAL ORDER APPROVING AMENDMENT TO RESALE AGREEMENT between New England Telephone and Telegraph Company d/b/a Bell Atlantic-Vermont and CTC Communications    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

6273 FINAL ORDER APPROVING AMENDMENT TO RESALE AGREEMENT between New England Telephone and Telegraph Company d/b/a Bell Atlantic-Vermont and DPI-Teleconnect, L.L.C.    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

6297 PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM In Re:  resale agreement between New England Telephone and Telegraph Company d/b/a Bell Atlantic-Vermont and Advanced Telecommunications Network, Inc.
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6298 PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM.  In Re:  resale agreement between New England Telephone and Telegraph Company d/b/a Bell Atlantic-Vermont and Essential.Com, Inc.    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

6299 PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM.  In Re:  resale agreement between New England Telephone and Telegraph Company d/b/a Bell Atlantic-Vermont and A.R.C. Networks, Inc.Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

CPG 503-CR FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of Telergy Network Services, Inc. for a certificate of public good to operate as a local provider of telecommunications services in Vermont

CPG 505-CR FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of CI2, Inc. for a certificate of public good to operate as a local provider of telecommunications services in Vermont

CPG 509-CO REPORT, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING APPLICATION of Silent Partners, Inc. d/b/a Village Market & Video for a certificate of public good to offer customer-owned, coin-operated telephone service in Vermont

CPG 510-CO REPORT, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING APPLICATION of Metcalf Mountain, Inc. d/b/a The Church Street Tavern for a certificate of public good to offer customer-owned, coin-operated telephone service in Vermont

CPG 511-CO REPORT, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING APPLICATION of Domenic Mangano for a certificate of public good to offer customer-owned, coin-operated telephone service in Vermont



ORDER ENTERED NOVEMBER 3, 1999

6285 PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM.  Petition of Vermont Gas Systems, Inc. for approval of a fuel gross receipts tax credit under 33 V.S.A. Section 2503    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat



ORDERS ENTERED NOVEMBER 4, 1999

6270 ORDER RESCHEDULING HEARING ON MOTION TO DISQUALIFY COUNSEL AND ESTABLISHING DEADLINE FOR RESPONSES TO PENDING MOTIONS.  Investigation into petition of 16 Vermont electric utilities for alteration, modification and construction of power purchase agreements between qualifying facilities and Vermont Electric Power Producers, Inc., and for Amendment of Vermont Public Service Board Rule 4.100    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

6300 ORDER OPENING INVESTIGATION AND NOTICE OF PREHEARING CONFERENCE.  Investigation into General Order No. 45 Notice filed by Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Corporation re: proposed sale of Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station and related transactions    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat



CONTRACT ENTERED NOVEMBER 4, 1999

SC 379 ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Central Vermont Public Service Corporation and Vermont Verde Antique International, Inc.



ORDER ENTERED NOVEMBER 5, 1999

6150 ORDER ON RECONSIDERATION.  Joint petition of Bell Atlantic Corporation and GTE Corporation for approval of agreement and plan of merger Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

6290 PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM.  Investigation into the establishment of guidelines for distributed utility planning by Vermont electric distribution utilities    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat



ORDER ENTERED NOVEMBER 8, 1999

5670 PRELIMINARY ORDER RE: EAS IMPLEMENTATION COSTS.  Board Investigation in re:  Department of Public Service's petition for a generic investigation into expanded telephone local calling areas Word Perfect Adobe Acrobat



CONTRACT ENTERED NOVEMBER 9, 1999

SC 381 ELECTRIC.  Special Contract approval between Green Mountain Power Corporation and Sugarbush Resort Holdings, Inc.



ORDER ENTERED NOVEMBER 10, 1999

6063 STATUS CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM.  Petition of Northern Star Water Corporation for a certificate of public good to own and operate a water system located in East Burke, Vermont, known as the Burke Mountain Water System
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CPG NM-11  PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM In Re:  Petition of David and Jan Blittersdorf requesting a certificate of public good for an interconnected net metered wind-generated electrical power system located on petitioners's property on Dorset Street in Charlotte, Vermont; In Re:  Compliance Issues    Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat



ORDER ENTERED NOVEMBER 12, 1999

6291 ORDER RE:  MOTION TO INTERVENE.  Investigation into Country Estates Water Company, Inc.'s rates which took effect October 1, 1999    Word Perfect Adobe Acrobat

6300 ORDER CLARIFYING WAIVER OF G.O. 45 NOTICE PERIOD.  Investigation into General Order No. 45 Notice filed by Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Corporation re:  proposed sale of Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station and related transactions    Word Perfect Adobe Acrobat

6301 FINAL ORDER APPROVING PETITION of Central Vermont Public Service Corporation for consent to and approval of its amended and restated employee savings and investment plan    Word Perfect Adobe Acrobat

CPG 514-CO REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING APPLICATION of Crescent Telephone Company, Inc. for a certificate of public good to offer customer-owned, coin-operated telephone service in Vermont



ORDERS ENTERED NOVEMBER 15, 1999

6200 ORDER RE: MOTION TO DISMISS.  Joint Petition of the Villages of Barton, Morrisville, and Swanton, and the Rural Utilities Service of the United States Department of Agriculture for:  (1) authorization for the transfer of all of the assets of the Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc. ("VEC"); and (2) authorization either:  (a) for said Villages to jointly own and operate such former VEC assets; or (b) to form a new "Public Utility District" AND Petition of Vermont Public Power Supply Authority on behalf of itself, and the above Villages, to issue debt, in a principal amount not to exceed $40,000,000 in order to finance the acquisition of the assets of VEC    Word Perfect Adobe Acrobat

6213 FINDINGS, ORDER, AND AMENDED CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of Norcom, Inc. to amend its certificate of public good to provide local exchange telecommunications services in Vermont
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6245 FINDINGS AND ORDER GRANTING JOINT PETITION of Zenex Long Distance, Inc., and Prestige Investments,Inc. for approval of a transfer of control through a stock purchase agreement    Word Perfect Adobe Acrobat

6286 ORDER AND AMENDED CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD TO REFLECT NAME CHANGE.  Petition of Strategic Alliances, Inc. d/b/a London Telecom Network to amend its certificate of public good to reflect a name change to Transworld Network, Corp.    Word Perfect Adobe Acrobat
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CPG 507-RO  REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of Networks Communications International Corp. for a certificate of public good to operate as a reseller of telecommunications services within the State of Vermont



ORDERS ENTERED NOVEMBER 17, 1999

6270 ORDER RE:  MOTION TO CONTINUE NOVEMBER 22, 1999, FILING DEADLINE.  Investigation into petition of 16 Vermont electric utilities for alteration, modification and construction of power purchase agreements between qualifying facilities and Vermont Electric Power Producers, Inc., and for amendment of Vermont Public Service Board Rule 4.100
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6270 ORDER RE:  MOTION TO COMPEL DEPOSITION AND MOTIONS FOR PROTECTIVE ORDER.  Investigation into petition of 16 Vermont electric utilities for alteration, modification and construction of power purchase agreements between qualifying facilities and Vermont Electric Power Producers, Inc., and for amendment of Vermont Public Service Board Rule 4.100 Word Perfect Adobe Acrobat

6270 ORDER RE:  MOTION FOR PARTIAL WITHDRAWAL OF REFERENCE TO HEARING OFFICER.  Investigation into petition of 16 Vermont electric utilities for alteration, modification and construction of power purchase agreements between qualifying facilities and Vermont Electric Power Producers, Inc., and for amendment of Vermont Public Service Board Rule 4.100 Word Perfect Adobe Acrobat

6300 PROCEDURAL ORDER RE: PROTECTIVE AGREEMENT.  Investigation into General Order No. 45 Notice filed by Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Corporation re:  proposed sale of Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station and related transactions    Word Perfect Adobe Acrobat



ORDERS ENTERED NOVEMBER 19, 1999

5980 ORDER RE: RATE DESIGN FOR THE ENERGY EFFICIENCY CHARGE.  Investigation into the Department of Public Service's proposed Energy Efficiency Plan Re:  Phase II    Word Perfect Adobe Acrobat

6270 ORDER RE:  SCOPE AND CONDUCT OF HEARING ON MOTION TO DISQUALIFY COUNSEL.  Investigation into petition of 16 Vermont electric utilities for alteration, modification and construction of power purchase agreements between qualifying facilities and Vermont Electric Power Producers, Inc., and for amendment of Vermont Public Service Board Rule 4.100 Word Perfect Adobe Acrobat



ORDERS ENTERED NOVEMBER 23, 1999

6270 PROCEDURAL ORDER RE:  MOTION FOR RECONSIDERATION.  Investigation into petition of 16 Vermont electric utilities for alteration, modification and construction of power purchase agreements between qualifying facilities and Vermont Electric Power Producers, Inc., and for amendment of Vermont Public Service Board Rule 4.100
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6315 ORDER OPENING INVESTIGATION AND NOTICE OF HEARING.  Investigation of Washington Electric Cooperative, Inc.'s tariff filing requesting a 3.8% rate increase, to take effect December 3, 1999 Word Perfect
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CONTRACT ENTERED NOVEMBER 23, 1999

SC 371 ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Village of Swanton Electric Department and Vermont Fastener Company, Inc.



ORDER ENTERED NOVEMBER 24, 1999

6101/6223 PROCEDURAL ORDER RE:  SCHEDULE.  Petitions for renewal of certificates of public good held by Mountain Cable Company and Better TV, Inc. of Bennington, both d/b/a Adelphia Cable Communications AND Motion of Vermont Department of Public Service for a show cause hearing re: non-compliance by Mountain Cable Company d/b/a Adelphia Cable Communications of stipulation and board order    Word Perfect Adobe Acrobat



ORDERS ENTERED NOVEMBER 30, 1999

6270 ORDER RE: PETITION FOR FULL BOARD REVIEW AND FOR STAY.  Investigation into petition of 16 Vermont electric utilities for alteration, modification and construction of power purchase agreements between qualifying facilities and Vermont Electric Power Producers, Inc., and for amendment of Vermont Public Service Board Rule 4.100
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6270 PROCEDURAL ORDER RE: SUPPLEMENTAL MOTION TO COMPEL.  Investigation into petition of 16 Vermont electric utilities for alteration, modification and construction of power purchase agreements between qualifying facilities and Vermont Electric Power Producers, Inc., and for amendment of Vermont Public Service Board Rule 4.100
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