Vermont Public Service Board

October 2003 Orders and Decisions


ORDERS ENTERED OCTOBER 1, 2003

6750 
REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION RE:  CLOSING DOCKET in re:  Investigation into Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc.'s tariff filing request for revisions to its rate design structure in re cost reallocation among customer classes       Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6865  FINAL ORDER APPROVING CVPS' SUCCESSOR SERVICE QUALITY & RELIABILITY PERFORMANCE, MONITORING & REPORTING PLAN, WITH MODIFICATIONS        Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

ORDER ENTERED OCTOBER 3, 2003

6877 
PROCEDURAL ORDER ON SCOPE AND SCHEDULE.  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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ORDERS ENTERED OCTOBER 7, 2003

6812 
ORDER RE:  NEC MOTION FOR SANCTIONS AND SCHEDULE.  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 Stations's generation output   Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6829  FINAL ORDER APPROVING 9.6%  RATE INCREASE In Re:  Tariff filing of Vermont Gas Systems, Inc. requesting a 10.6% rate increase, to take effect April 21, 2003, and to be implemented on October 1, 2003      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat
Attachment (Memorandum of Understanding) - PDF

6892  FINAL ORDER APPROVING PETITION of Central Vermont Public Service Corporation for Approval of Security Agreement with ISO New England Inc. and Provision of Cash Collateral Thereunder      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

ORDERS ENTERED OCTOBER 9, 2003

6656 
STATUS CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM AND ORDER.  Investigation into compliance by Adelphia Cable Communications with the provisions of the Final Order in Dockets 6101 and 6223    Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6869 
PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM.  Investigation into the Town of Stowe Electric Department's Integrated Resource Plan      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

ORDERS ENTERED OCTOBER 10, 2003

6290 
FINAL ORDER APPROVING AGREEMENT In Re:  Investigation into the establishment of guidelines for distributed utility planning by Vermont electric distribution utilities      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6835  FINAL ORDER APPROVING JOINT PETITION of Central Vermont Public Service Corporation and Green Mountain Power Corporation for approval of transfer of ownership interests in Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Corporation
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6867  PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM, REQUEST FOR FILING ON LEGAL ISSUES, AND ORDER JOINING IBM AS PARTY.  Investigation into Memorandum of Understanding between Green Mountain Power Corporation and Vermont Department of Public Service      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

ORDERS ENTERED OCTOBER 15, 2003

6827 
ORDER AMENDING CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD TO INCLUDE PROVISION OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICES TO THE LOCAL EXCHANGE In Re:  Petition of Covista, Inc.  Order - Word Perfect     Order - Adobe Acrobat
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6868 
PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM.  Investigation into the Village of Hyde Park Electric Department's Integrated Resource Plan      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

CPG 760-R 
FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of Mercury Long Distance, Inc. to operate as a provider of telecommunications services in Vermont

CPG NM-3  FINDINGS, ORDER, AND AMENDED CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of David and Jan Blittersdorg for and interconnected net metered electrical power sytem

ORDERS ENTERED OCTOBER 16, 2003

6866 
PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM AND PROCEDURAL ORDER.  Investigation into Memorandum of Understanding between Central Vermont Public Service Corporation and Vermont Department of Public Service      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6874 
FINAL ORDER In Re:  Investigation into (1) the Energy Efficiency Charge for the Year 2004; and (2) the proposed revisions to the methodology for 2003, to be effective with bills rendered on or after November 1, 2003   Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6877  ORDER ON MOTION TO INTERVENE BY CENTRAL VERMONT PUBLIC SERVICE CORPORATION.  Investigation into compliance by Adelphia Cable Communications with Board Orders, and into Adelphia's progress on performing its required line extension construction      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

CPG NM-90 
FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING APPLICATION of Wind NRG Partners, LLC, for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system

CONTRACT ENTERED OCTOBER 16, 2003

SC 680 
ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Central Vermont Public Service Corporation and Stratton Corporation - Main Delivery Point

SC 681  ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Central Vermont Public Service Corporation and Stratton Corporation - Winhall Pump Delivery Point

SC 682  ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Central Vermont Public Service Corporation and Bromley Operating Limited Partnership - Bromley Mountain Resort

SC 684  TELECOMMUNICATIONS Special Contract approval between Z-Tel Communications, Inc. and an individual customer identified under seal

SC 685  TELECOMMUNICATIONS Special Contract approval between Z-Tel Communications, Inc. and an individual customer identified under seal

SC 686 
ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Citizens Communications Company d/b/a Citizens Energy Services and Jay Peak, Inc.

ORDERS ENTERED OCTOBER 17, 2003

6860 
ORDER RE:  SECOND ROUND OF MOTIONS TO INTERVENE, GROUPING OF INTERVENORS, AND APPOINTMENT OF HEARING OFFICER.  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 –
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6882 
PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM AND NOTICE OF TECHNICAL WORKSHOP.  Investigation into Public Access Line Rates of Verizon New England Inc., d/b/a Verizon Vermont      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

ORDERS ENTERED OCTOBER 21, 2003

6866 
ORDER GRANTING AARP MOTION TO INTERVENE.  Investigation into Memorandum of Understanding between Central Vermont Public Service Corporation and Vermont Department of Public Service   Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6867  ORDER GRANTING AARP MOTION TO INTERVENE.  Investigation into Memorandum of Understanding between Green Mountain Power Corporation and Vermont Department of Public Service   Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

ORDERS ENTERED OCTOBER 22, 2003

5918 
PROCEDURAL ORDER GRANTING VERIZON MOTION TO WAIVE PSB RULE 2.201(c) In Re:  Designation of Eligible Telecommunications Carriers Under the Telecommunications Act of 1996      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6290  PROCEDURAL ORDER RE:  FOURTEEN MUNICIPALS' IRPS AND ORDER CLOSING DOCKET.  Investigation into the establishment of guidelines for distributed utility planning by Vermont electric distribution utilities
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6553  FINAL ORDER In Re:  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  ORDER RE:  MOTIONS TO MODIFY SCHEDULE.  Petition of Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee, LLC and Entergy Nuclear Oprations, 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

6839  FINAL ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD In Re:  Joint Petition of Vermont Electric Power Company, Inc., Green Mountain Power Corporation and Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc., for a Certificate of Public Good authorizing the construction of a substation at Tafts Corners and the construction of a switching station on Hinesburg Road in Williston, Vermont, and the associated construction and improvement of transmission lines from Tafts Corner to the switching station to the existing Digital substation to Dorset Street in South Burlington, Vermont      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat
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ORDERS ENTERED OCTOBER 23, 2003

6860 
PROCEDURAL ORDER RE:  PROTECTIVE AGREEMENT.  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
Protective Agreement -- Adobe Acrobat

6884 
PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM.  Petition of UPC Wind Management LLC for a certificate of public god pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 248(j) for installation of three temporary wind measurement towers on or in the vicinity of Hardscrabble Mountain in Sheffield, Vermont         Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

CONTRACT ENTERED OCTOBER 23, 2003

SC 679 
ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Village of Lyndonville Electric Department and Burke Mountain Operating Company

ORDER ENTERED OCTOBER 24, 2003

6860 
ORDER RE:  VELCO MOTION TO MODIFY AND CLARIFY.  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

ORDER ENTERED OCTOBER 28, 2003

6895
  PROCEDURAL ORDER RE:  PROTECTIVE AGREEMENT.  Investigation into Green Mountain Power Corporation's Integrated Resource Plan      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat
 Protective Agreement -- Adobe Acrobat

ORDERS ENTERED OCTOBER 29, 2003

6337 
ORDER REVOKING CPG of Broadwing Communications Services, Inc.      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6609 
ORDER APPROVING STIPULATION In Re:  Investigation into tariff filings of Green Mountain Power Corporation re:  proposed Pole Attachment Tariffs      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6670 and 6885  FINAL ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF CONSENT TO SALE OF ASSETS In Re:  Petition of Vermont Department of Public Service for a Board Investigation into the business practices of, and sanctions against, Gateway Cablevision Corporation, and for an order directing Gateway to show cause why its Certificate of Public Good should not be revoked AND Joint Petition of Gateway Cablevision Corporation to sell and Clifford C. Duncan, d/b/a Duncan Cable TV, to purchase Gateway's Cable System Located in Dover, Vermont; and petition of Duncan Cable TV for financing approval
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6698  ORDER CLOSING DOCKET.  Petition of Sherburne Killington Access Television v. Mountain Cable Company d/b/a Adelphia Cable Communications re:  dispute concerning designation of public access entities for the Town of Killington, Vermont      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6874 
ORDER RE:  WASHINGTON ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE, INC.'S COMPLIANCE FILING.  Investigation into (1) the Energy Efficiency Charge for the Year 2004; and (2) the proposed revisions to the methodology for 2003, to be effective with bills rendered on or after November 1, 2003      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6884  REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION RE:  EXPANDING THE SCOPE OF THE DOCKET.  Petition of UPC Wind Mangement LLC for a Certificate of Public Good Pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 248(j) for Installation of Three Temporary Wind Measurement Towers on or in the Vicinity of Hardscrabble Mountain in Sheffield, Vermont      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6887  FINAL ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of Motion Telecom, Inc. for approval of an acquisition of assets      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat
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6889 
FINAL ORDER APPROVING PETITION of DSLnet Communications, LLC, for approval of a transfer of control
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6896 PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM In Re:  Investigation into Washington Electric Cooperative, Inc.'s Integrated Resource Plan      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

CPG 758-CO  REPORT, ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Jaroth, Inc. to offer customer-owned, pay telephone service in Vermont

ORDERS ENTERED OCTOBER 30, 2003

6742 
ORDER EXTENDING STAY AND NOTICE OF HEARING.  Petition of Global NAPs, Inc., for arbitration pursuant to § 252(b) of the Telecommunications Act of 1996 to Establish and Interconnection Agreement with Verizon New England Inc., d/b/a Verizon Vermont         Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6860 
ORDER RE MOTIONS FOR RECONSIDERATION AND EXTENSION, APPOINTMENT OF HEARING OFFICER, AND NOTICE OF STATUS CONFERENCE.  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

6877 ORDER ON MOTIONS TO INTERVENE BY CENTRAL VERMONT PUBLIC SERVICE CORPORATION.  Investigation into compliance by Adelphia Cable Communications with Board Orders, and into Adelphia's progress on performing its required line extension construction      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6888 
FINAL ORDER APPROVING JOINT PETITION of Columbia Ventures Broadband LLC, and CTC Communications Corp., for Approval of a Transfer of Control      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6891 
FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF CONSENT APPROVING PETITION of WorldCom, Inc. for approval of corporate reorganization and related transactions      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat
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