Vermont Public Service Board

March 2004 Orders and Decisions


ORDERS ENTERED MARCH 1, 2004

6850 and 6853 
FINAL ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF CONSENT.  Joint Petition of Citizens to sell, and Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc. (VEC) to purchase, Citizens' Vermont Electric Division distribution assets and a portion of Citizens' transmission assets; and petition of VEC seeking authority for the issuance of financing and related transactions necessary to effectuate the acquisition
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Joint Petition of Citizens and VEC for approval of the transfer and assignment of Hydro-Quebec Contracts as it relates to the sale of Citizens to VEC         Final Order - Word Perfect     Final Order - Adobe Acrobat
Certificate of Consent - Word Perfect     Certificate of Consent - Adobe Acrobat

6927 
ORDER OPENING INVESTIGATION into Village of Jacksonville Electric Company's tariff filing requesting a 24.97% rate increase, to take effect March 1, 2004 AND NOTICE OF HEARING (Prehearing Conference) scheduled for March 12, 2004, at 10:00 A.M., at the Public Service Board Hearing Room, Third Floor, Chittenden Bank Building, 112 State Street, Montpelier, VT - before Ennis John Gidney, Hearing Officer         Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat
ORDERS ENTERED MARCH 3, 2004

6917 
PROCEDURAL ORDER directing Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc., be a party in this docket.  Joint Petition of Citizens Communications Company, d/b/a Citizens Energy Services ("Citizens"), and Great Bay Hydro Corporation ("Great Bay") for authority for Citizens to sell and Great Bay to purchase Citizens' generation assets; and petition of Great Bay for the issuance of a certificate of public good to own and operate said generation facilities, and for de minimis regulation --
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6922  PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM AND SCHEDULING ORDER.  Petition of Waitsfield-Fayston Telephone Company, Inc., d/b/a Waitsfield Telecom and d/b/a Champlain Valley Telecom, to establish a rate for rental of space on poles owned by Green Mountain Power Corporation      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat
ORDERS ENTERED MARCH 4, 2004

CPG #NM-104 
FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF  PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING APPLICATION of Peter Jones and Therese Donovan for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system

6907  FINAL ORDER APPROVING JOINT PETITION of NUI Telecom, Inc., and Telecom Acquisition Company, LLC for a transfer of control      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

CPG 774-R  FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of Communications Network Billing, Inc. to operate as a provider of telecommunications services in Vermont

ORDERS ENTERED MARCH 5, 2004

6656 and 6877 
BOARD APPROVES LINE EXTENSION AND PEG STIPULATIONS BETWEEN DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SERVICE AND ADELPHIA.          Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6860 
ORDER RE:  OBJECTION TO AMENDED PETITION AND REVISED SCHEDULE.  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 Ferrisburgh, 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 MARCH 9, 2004

6854 
ORDER EXPLICATING EFFECT OF POTENTIAL APPROVAL OF IRP AND DECLINING TO APPROVE STIPULATION In Re:  Invesitgation into Central Vermont Public Service Corporation's Integrated Resource Plan
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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 Ferrisburgh, 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              Attachment - Adobe Acrobat

6924 and 6925  PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM.  Joint Petitions of Washington Electric Cooperative, Inc. and Coventry Clean Energy Corporation, et al      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

CONTRACT ENTERED MARCH 12, 2004

SC 705 
ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Central Vermont Public Service Corporation and Husky Injection Molding Systems, Inc.

CPG NM-106  FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING APPLICATION of William McKibben for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system

ORDERS ENTERED MARCH 15, 2004

6812 
FINAL ORDER AUTHORIZING UPRATE CONSTRUCTION, WITH CONDITIONS. 
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Certificate of Public Good - Word Perfect     Certificate of Public Good - Adobe Acrobat

6812  ORDER RE:  POST-HEARING FILINGS.        Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

ORDER ENTERED MARCH 16, 2004

CPG NM-107 
FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE F PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING APPLICATION of Christopher W. Sinton for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system

ORDERS ENTERED MARCH 17, 2004

3724 
PROCEDURAL ORDER GRANTING ONE-YEAR RENEWAL OF SUSPENSION of Condition No. 7 of the November 9, 1973, Order in re:  Petition of Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc. for Relief from Order in PSB Docket No. 3724.     Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6050  ORDER AMENDING CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD TO INCLUDE PROVISION OF INTRALATA TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICES In Re:  Petition of Topsham Telephone Company, Inc.
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6656 and 6877  PROTECTIVE ORDER RE:  INFORMATION REQUIRED TO BE PRODUCED PURSUANT TO STIPULATION AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD.  Investigations into Adelphia Cable Coomunications
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6911  PROCEDURAL ORDER RE:  EXTENSION OF SCHEDULE.  Petition of EMDC, LLC, d/b/a East Haven Wind Farm, for a certificate of public good, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. Sections 231 and 248, authorizing it to construct and operate a 6 MW wind electric generation facility, and associated transmission and interconnection facilities, in East Haven, Vermont
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6929  FINAL ORDER APPROVING PETITION of Adelphia Business Solutions of Vermont, Inc., d/b/a TelCove, for Approval under 30 V.S.A. § 107, for a Transfer of Control to Bay Harbour Management, LC, in Connection with TelCove's Reorganization under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Act      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6929  PROCEDURAL ORDER RE:  PROTECTIVE AGREEMENT.     Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat
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ORDERS ENTERED MARCH 19, 2004

6828 
ORDER APPROVING GMP'S INTERIM OPERATING AND MONITORING PLAN.  Investigation into Possible Alterations at Green Mountain Power Corporation's West Danville Dam      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6923  FINAL ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee, LLC and Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc., pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 248(j), for a certificate of public good authorizing modification of certain transmission facilities located at the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station in Vernon, Vermont, to enable the proposed uprate of the Station      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat        Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

CPG #NM-108  FINDINGS, ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING APPLICATION of Chuck Wooster for an interconnected net metered photvoltaic electrical power system

CONTRACTS ENTERED MARCH 19, 2004

SC 706 
ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Central Vermont Public Service Corporation and Vermont Quality Wood Products, LLC, d/b/a Vermont Tubbs

SC 707  ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Central Vermont Public Service Corporation and Dirigo Paper Company

SC 709  ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc. and Tivoly, Inc.

ORDER ENTERED MARCH 23, 2004

6917 
ORDER GRANTING CERTIFICATE OF CONSENT AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD.  Joint Petition of Citizens Communications Company, d/b/a Citizens Energy Services ("Citizens"), and Great Bay Hydro Corporation ("Great Bay") for authority for Citizens to sell and Great Bay to purchase Citizens' generation assets; and petition of Great Bay for the issuance of a certificate of public good to own and operate said generation facilities, and for de minimis regulation
Final Order - Word Perfect     Final Order - Adobe Acrobat
Certificate of Public Good - Word Perfect     Certificate of Public Good - Adobe Acrobat
Certificate of Consent- Word Perfect     Certificate of Consent - Adobe Acrobat

ORDER ENTERED MARCH 24, 2004

CPG #NM-105 
FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING APPLICATION of Maurice Pion for an interconnected net metered wind turbine

ORDER ENTERED MARCH 25, 2004

6922 
ORDER RE:  MOTION TO INTERVENE BY CENTRAL VERMONT PUBLIC SERVICE CORPORATION.  Petition of Waitsfield-Fayston Telephone Company, Inc., d/b/a Waitsfield Telecom and d/b/a Champlain Valley Telecom, to establish a rate for rental of space on poles owned by Green Mountain Power Corporation      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

CERTIFICATES ISSUED MARCH 26, 2004

6877 
AMENDED CERTIFICATES OF PUBLIC GOOD ISSUED PURSUANT TO 30 V.S.A. §§ 231 AND 503

Young's Cable TV Corp.      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat
Richmond Cable Television Corporation      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat
Multi-Channel TV Cable Company, d/b/a Adelphia Cable Communications         Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat
Mountain Cable Company, Docket 6101      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat
Mountain Cable Company, Docket 5847      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat
Mountain Cable Company, Docket 5886      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat
Lake Champlain Cable Television Corporation      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat
Harron Communications Corporation, d/b/a Adelphia Harron Cable Communications      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat
FrontierVision Operating Partners, L.P.      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

ORDER ENTERED MARCH 31, 2004

6916 
FINAL ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD In Re:  Petition of Citizens Communications Company, d/b/a Citizens Energy Services, authorizing relocation of the 46.0 kV transmission line on the Missisquoi Bay Causeway
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