Vermont Public Service Board

December 2003 Orders and Decisions


ORDER ENTERED DECEMBER 1, 2003

6845  SCHEDULING ORDER.  Investigation into the rates, charges, billing practices, and management of Mountain Water Company      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat
CONTRACT ENTERED DECEMBER 1, 2003

SC 688 
ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Central Vermont Public Service Corporation and Killington, Ltd.

ORDER ENTERED DECEMBER 2, 2003

CPG NM-96 
FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING APPLICATION of Diana Chace and Carl Etnier for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system

ORDER ENTERED DECEMBER 3, 2003

6828
  ORDER RE:  REQUEST TO MODIFY BOND REQUIREMENT.  Petition of Green Mountain Power Corporation for authorization to make alteration to the West Danville Dam located at the outlet of Joe's Pond in West Danville, Vermont
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ORDERS ENTERED DECEMBER 4, 2003

6495 
ORDER RE:  MOTION FOR EXTENSION.  Tariff filing of Vermont Gas Systems, Inc. requesting a 14.8% rate increase in its firm rate, effective April 19, 2001   Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6553  PROCEDURAL ORDER ON SCHEDULING AND SUPPLEMENTAL EVIDENCE.  Investigation Into Tariff Filing of Verizon New England Inc. d/b/a Verizon Vermont, re:  Revisions to its Pole Attachment Tariff   Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6812  THIRD PARTY PROTECTIVE ORDER.  Petition of Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee, LLC and Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc., for a certificate of public good to modify certain generation facilities at the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station in order to increase the Station's generation output      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6876  FINAL ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of Vermont Gas Systems, Inc., pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 248(j), to rebuild and enclose an existing pressure-regulation station on Lake Road in St. Albans, Vermont      Order - Word Perfect      Order - Adobe Acrobat          CPG - Word Perfect     CPG - Adobe Acrobat

6897  FINAL ORDER GRANTING PETITION of Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc. for approval to issue Bonds in the amount of $500,000      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6903  FINAL ORDER GRANTING JOINT PETITION of FreedomStarr Communications, Inc., and AmericanFone, LLC for approval of a Transfer of Control      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

CPG 763-R  FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of McGraw Communications, Inc. to operate as a provider of telecommunications services in Vermont

CPG 764-CR  FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of Charter Fiberlink VT-CCO, LLC, to operate as a provider of telecommunications services in Vermont, including service to the local exchange

CPG 765-R  FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of WDT World Discount Telecommunications Co. to operate as a provder of telecommunications services in Vermont

ORDER ENTERED DECEMBER 5, 2003

6860 
ORDER RE REQUESTS TO RECONSIDER INTERVENTION AS OF RIGHT, TO CERTIFY LANDOWNER NOTICE, AND TO EXTEND DEADLINE FOR WITHDRAWAL.  Petitions of Vermont Electric Power Company, Inc. (VELCO) and Green Mountain Power Corporation (GMP) for a certificate of public good, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. Section 248, authorizing VELCO to construct the so-called Northwest Vermont Reliability Project, said project to include: (1) upgrades at 12 existing VELCO and GMP substations located in Charlotte, Essex, Hartford, New Haven, North Ferrisburg, Poultney, Shelburne, South Burlington, Vergennes, West Rutland, Williamstown, and Williston, Vermont; (2) the construction of a new 345 kV transmission line from West Rutland to New Haven; (3) the reconstruction of a portion of a 34.5 kV and 46 kV transmission line from New Haven to South Burlington; and (4) the reconductoring of a 115 kV transmission line from Williamstown to Barre, Vermont –      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

ORDERS ENTERED DECEMBER 8, 2003

6882 
ORDER RE:  MOTION TO PERMIT SUPPLEMENTAL TESTIMONY.  Investigation into Public Access Line Rates of Verizon New England Inc., d/b/a Verizon Vermont      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6895  PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM.  Investigation into Green Mountain Power Corporation's Integrated Resource Plan      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat
ORDERS ENTERED DECEMBER 10, 2003

6860 
ORDER RE:  TOWNS' MOTIONS FOR EXTENSION.  Petitions of Vermont Electric Power Company, Inc. (VELCO) and Green Mountain Power Corporation (GMP) for a certificate of public good, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. Section 248, authorizing VELCO to construct the so-called Northwest Vermont Reliability Project, said project to include: (1) upgrades at 12 existing VELCO and GMP substations located in Charlotte, Essex, Hartford, New Haven, North Ferrisburg, Poultney, Shelburne, South Burlington, Vergennes, West Rutland, Williamstown, and Williston, Vermont; (2) the construction of a new 345 kV transmission line from West Rutland to New Haven; (3) the reconstruction of a portion of a 34.5 kV and 46 kV transmission line from New Haven to South Burlington; and (4) the reconductoring of a 115 kV transmission line from Williamstown to Barre, Vermont       Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6860 
ORDER RE:  CONSERVATION LAW FOUNDATION'S REQUEST FOR A THIRD ROUND OF DISCOVERY
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CPG 766-CR 
FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of Volo Communications of Vermont, Inc. to operate as a provider of telecommunications services in Vermont, including services to the local exchange

CPG 767-C  FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of G4 Telecom VT, Inc. to operate as a provider of telecommunications services in Vermont, including service to the local exchange

CPG 768-CR  FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of Computer Network Technology Corporation to operate as a provider of telecommunications services in Vermont, including service to the local exchange

CPG #NM-93  FINDINGS, ORDER, AND AMENDED CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING APPLICATION of James Greenamyre for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system

CPG #NM-97  FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING APPLICATION of Thomas Fugate for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system

CONTRACT ENTERED DECEMBER 16, 2003

SC 692 
ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Citizens Communications Company, d/b/a Citizens Energy Services and LaBranche Lumber Company

ORDERS ENTERED DECEMBER 18, 2003

6854 
SCHEDULING ORDER.  Investigation into Central Vermont Public Service Corporation's Integrated Resource Plan
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6911  PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM.  Petition of EMDC, LLC d/b/a East Haven Wind Farm for a Certificate of Public Good pursuant to 30 V.S.A. section 231 and 248, authorizing it to construct a 6 MW wind electric generation facility, and associated transmission and interconnection facilities, in East Haven, VT, and operate the same
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ORDERS ENTERED DECEMBER 19, 2003

6656 & 6877 
ORDER RE:  SCHEDULES.  Investigation into compliance by Adelphia Cable Communications with the provisions of the Final Order in Dockets 6101 and 6223 in re:  filing of tariffs & Investigation into compliance by Adelphia Cable Communications with Board Orders, and into Adelphia's progress on performing its required line extension construction
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6898  FINDINGS AND ORDER APPROVING PETITION of The Helicon Group, L.P., doing business in Vermont as "Charter Communications," pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 107, for approval of its indirect acquisition by CCH I, LLC, CCH II, LLC, CCO Holdings, LLC, and a fourth entity to be organized      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6912  FINDINGS AND ORDER APPROVING PETITION of Primus Telecommunications, Inc., for approval of a transfer of control      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

CPG #NM-95  FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING APPLICATION of Scott Korhonen and Corinna Stanley for an interconnected net metered wind turbine

CONTRACTS ENTERED DECEMBER 19, 2003

SC 695  GAS Special Contract approval between Vermont Gas Systems, Inc. and Essex Community Educational Center

SC 696  GAS Special Contract approval between Vermont Gas Systems, Inc. and Rice Memorial High School

SC 697  GAS Special Contract approval between Vermont Gas Systems, Inc. and South Burlington School District

ORDERS ENTERED DECEMBER 22, 2003

6812 
PROCEDURAL ORDER RE:  SCHEDULE AND SANCTIONS.  Petition of Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee, LLC and Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc. for a certificate of public good to modify certain generation facilities at the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station in order to increase the Station's generation output      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6812  ORDER RE:  MOTION FOR PROTECTIVE ORDER.  Petition of Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee, LLC and Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc. for a certificate of public good to modify certain generation facilities at the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station in order to increase the Station's generation output      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6867 & SC #691  FINAL ORDER.  Investigation into Memorandum of Understanding between Green Mountain Power Corporation and Vermont Department of Public Service & 2004-2006 Economic Development Agreement Between Green Mountain Power Corporation and International Business Machines Corporation      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

ORDER ENTERED DECEMBER 23, 2003

6905 
PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM.  Petition of Central Vermont Public Service Corporation seeking Board orders in connection with the Comprehensive Settlement Agreement relating to § 401 certification of the Lamoille River Hydroelectric Project, FERC No. 2205, as it relates to the decommissioning of the Peterson generating station located in the Town of Milton, Vermont       Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

ORDER ENTERED DECEMBER 26, 2003

6913 
ORDER OPENING INVESTIGATION of the City of Burlington Electric Department's tariff filing requesting a 7.19% rate increase, to take effect January 3, 2004, AND NOTICE OF HEARING scheduled for January 16, 2004, at 9:30 A.M., at the Public Service Board Hearing Room.            Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

ORDERS ENTERED DECEMBER 30, 2003

6914 
ORDER OPENING INVESTIGATION AND NOTICE OF HEARING.  Investigation into the Existing Rates of Shoreham Telephone Company, Inc.         Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

CONTRACTS ENTERED DECEMBER 30, 2003

SC 698  TELECOMMUNICATIONS Special Contract approval between BellSouth Long Distance, Inc. and an individual customer identified under seal

SC 699  TELECOMMUNICATIONS Special Contract approval between BellSouth Long Distance, Inc. and an individual customer identified under seal

ORDERS ENTERED DECEMBER 31, 2003

6915 
FINAL ORDER APPROVING PETITION of KMC Telecom V, Inc., and KMC Data LLC for approval of a transfer of control         Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

CPG 97  ORDER REVOKING CPG of One Call Communications, Inc. to operate as a telecommunications provider in the State of Vermont

CPG 271  ORDER REVOKING CPG of Ameritech Communications International, Inc. to operate as a telecommunications provider in the State of Vermont

CPG 535  ORDER REVOKING CPG of CapRock Telecommunications Corp., to operate as a telecommunications provider in the State of Vermont

CPG 550  ORDER REVOKING CPG of United Communications Hub, Inc., to operate as a telecommunications provider in the State of Vermont

CPG 667  ORDER REVOKING CPG of TelecomEZ Corporation to operate as a telecommunications provider in the State of Vermont



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