Vermont Public Service Board

July 2005 Orders and Decisions


ORDERS ENTERED JULY 1, 2005

6911 and 7067 
ORDER RE:  CONSOLIDATION AND SCHEDULE.  Petitions of EMDC, LLC, d/b/a East Haven Windfarm and Village of Lyndonville Electric        WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

6927 and 7078  ORDER OPENING INVESTIGATION into Village of Jacksonville Electric Company's tariff filings
requesting rate increases AND NOTICE OF HEARINGS (Status Conference and Prehearing Conference, respectively)
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7032  PROCEDURAL ORDER RE:  MOTION TO WITHDRAW.  Joint Petition of Vermont Electric Power Company, Inc., Green Mountain Power Corporation and the Town of Stowe Electric Department for a certificate of public good, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. Section 248, authorizing the so-called Lamoille County 115 kV Project, consisting of the construction of a transmission line from Stowe to Duxbury, Vermont, and accompanying facilities      WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7056  ORDER REVISING SCHEDULE.  Joint Petition of Verizon Communications Inc. and MCI, Inc. for approval of an Agreement and Plan of Merger resulting in MCI becoming a wholly-owned subsidiary of Verizon      WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

CPG #NM-171  ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING APPLICATION of Birch Hill Investments, Inc., for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system

ORDER ENTERED JULY 6, 2005

6467 
ORDER ON MOTION FOR RECONSIDERATION.  Petition of Theodore G. Hedges & Sons, Inc. d/b/a Crystal Springs Water Company, for approval to borrow up to $600,000 for the general upgrade of its system
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6712 
FINAL ORDER In Re:  Petition of James Thurber vs. Central Vermont Public Service Corporation in re:  dispute concerning the disconnection of electric service to petitioner's property located in Springfield, Vermont, and billing charges relating thereto         WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

6860 
ORDER RE:  CONSIDERATION OF PERMITS.  WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

6860 
ORDER RE:  MOTION TO INTERVENE BY HARBOR CROSSING OWNER'S ASSOCIATION.  WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

CPG 107-CR 
ORDER AMENDING CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD TO INCLUDE PROVISION OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICES TO THE LOCAL EXCHANGE of Matrix Telecom, Inc.

ORDER ENTERED JULY 7, 2005

7063 
ORDER RE:  REQUEST TO SUSPEND SCHEDULE.  Petition of Central Vermont Public Service Corporation for authority to condemn an easement right in property owned by A. Ali Gurtowski, located in the Town of St. Johnsbury, Vermont, for the purpose of providing electric service to property owned by Rene & Cheryl Ridley Roy
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ORDERS ENTERED JULY 8, 2005

7035 
ORDER RE:  MOTION FOR RECONSIDERATION.  Joint Petition of Green Mountain Power Corporation and Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc. for a certificate of public good, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. Section 248, authorizing:  (1) the construction of a new joint substation with a transformer operating at 34.5/12.5 kV to be located south of Governor Peck Road on the north side of I-89; (2) the removal of two existing substations; and (3) the reconfiguration of the adjacent transmission and distribution lines to be served by the joint substation, all in Richmond, Vermont  WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7057  ORDER RE:  AMENDMENT TO POWER PURCHASE AGREEMENT.  Joint Petition of Green Mountain Power Corporation and Brockway Mills, LLC requesting Board approval for an amendment to the Short-Term, Non-Levelized Power Purchase Agreement between GMP and Brockway that was approved by the Board in Docket No. 6691
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CPG NM-172 
FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Henry and Donna Isaacs for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system

CPG NM-173  FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Mark and Alicia Lorenzo for an interconnection net metered photovoltaic electrical power system

ORDER ENTERED JULY 11, 2005

6812-A 
ORDER RE: THIRD REQUEST FOR TIME EXTENSION.  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 IN RE:  Petitions of Central Vermont Public Service Corporation and Green Mountain Power Corporation seeking resolution of a dispute with Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee, LLC regarding the Ratepayer Protection Plan, as it relates to the June/July 2004 Vermont Yankee Power Station fire-related outage           WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat
ORDER ENTERED JULY  12, 2005

7067 
ORDER RE:  SECOND SET OF MOTIONS TO INTERVENE AND REQUEST TO EXTEND DEADLINES.  Petition of the Village of Lyndonville Electric Department for a Certificate of Public Good authorizing the construction of 6.3 miles of double circuit 34.5/12.47 kV transmission line from Radar Road in East Haven to the Burke Mountain Substation; associated upgrades at the Burke Mountain Substation; and removal of portions of an existing 12.47 kV transmission line in East Haven and Burke, Vermont         WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat
ORDERS ENTERED JULY 13, 2005

7077 
PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM AND SCHEDULING ORDER.  Joint Petition of all Vermont affiliates of Adelphia Communications Corporation ("Adelphia") and Time Warner Cable Inc. for:  (1) consent to sell substantially all of Adelphia's Vermont assets to Cable Holdco Exchange III LLC; (2) approval of such affiliates' abandonment of cable television service in Vermont; and (3) revocation of the affiliates' Certificates of Public Good; Joint Petition of Time Warner Cable Inc. and Cable Holdco Exchange III LLC for a Certificate of Public Good for Cable Holdco to own and operate said cable television systems; and Joint Petition of Time Warner Cable Inc. and Comcast of Georgia, Inc., for authority to acquire control of Cable Holdco Exchange III LLC               WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

CPG NM-175 
FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Terry Teitsch and Gregg Despart for an interconnected net metered wind turbine

ORDER ENTERED JULY 14, 2005

6946 and 6988 
ORDER RE:  PROPOSAL TO ACCOUNT FOR EFFECT OF REMOVING CONSTRUCTION WORK IN PROGRESS FROM 2001 - 2003 OVEREARNINGS CALCULATIONS.  Investigation into existing rates of Central Vermont Public Service Corporation            WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

ORDERS ENTERED JULY 15, 2005

6911 
ORDER RE:  KCG MOTIONS TO COMPEL.  Petition of EMDC, LLC, d/b/a East Haven Windfarm, for a certificate of public good, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. Section 248, authorizing it to construct and operate a 6 MW wind electric generation facility, and associated transmission and interconnection facilities, in East Haven, Vermont      WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7066  FINAL ORDER RE:  UNIVERSAL SERVICE FUND CHARGE FOR FISCAL YEAR 2005.   WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

CPG NM-169  FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Bryan Davis for an interconnected net metered farm system

CPG NM-170 
FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC C GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Annie Claghorn and Caitlin Fox for an interconnected net metered farm system


ORDER ENTERED JULY 18, 2005

7076 
PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM AND SCHEDULING ORDER.  Petition of North Hartland, LLC for interim authority to operate its North Hartland hydroelectric facility, and approval of proposed interconnection and power purchase agreements         WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

ORDERS ENTERED JULY 19, 2005

6097 
ORDER REVOKING CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD of Comm South Companies, Inc. to Operate as a Telecommunications Provider in the State of Vermont         WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7068  ORDER APPROVING AMENDMENT NO. 2 TO INTERCONNECTION AGREEMENT between Verizon New England, Inc., d/b/a Verizon Vermont, and MCIMetro Access Transmission Services, LLC      WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7069  ORDER APPROVING INTERCONNECTION AGREEMENT between Verizon New England Inc., d/b/a Verizon Vermont, and the City of Burlington, d/b/a Burlington Telecom, Inc.      WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

ORDERS ENTERED JULY 20, 2005

6743 
ORDER APPROVING STIPULATION AND CLOSING DOCKET.  Investigation concerning possible sanctions relating to Green Mountain Power Corporation's alterations of the West Danville Dam      WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

6960  FINAL ORDER In Re:  Investigation into Vermont Marble Power Division of OMYA, Inc.'s Integrated Resource Plan
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7081  ORDER OPENING INVESTIGATION AND NOTICE OF PREHEARING CONFERENCE.  Investigation into Least-Cost Integrated Resource Planning for Vermont Electric Power Company, Inc.'s Transmission System
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ORDER ENTERED JULY 25, 2005

7064 
FINAL ORDER Approving Petition of Jerome Shedd and Lindi Bortney vs. Verizon New England Inc., d/b/a Verizon Vermont, in re:  billing dispute concerning charges for telephone service installation at their property located in Ripton, Vermont
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ORDER ENTERED JULY 27, 2005

6651 
FINDINGS AND ORDER In Re:  Petition for Investigation of Vermont RSA Limited Partnership and NYNEX Mobile Limited Partnership 1, both d/b/a Verizon Wireless, for Compliance with Vermont Law Regarding Certificates of Public Good and Billing Practices         WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

ORDER ENTERED JULY 28, 2005

6545 
ORDER RE:  USE OF NUCLEAR ELECTRIC INSURANCE LIMITED ("NEIL") REFUNDS.  Investigation into General Order No. 45 Notice filed by Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Corporation re:  proposed sale of Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station to Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee, LLC and related transactions      WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

ORDERS ENTERED JULY 29, 2005

7037 
ORDER RE:  SIGNIFICANT ISSUES.  Petition of EMDC, LLC for a Certificate of Public Good authorizing the construction and operation of a temporary wind measurement tower and associated meteorological equipment at each of the following three sites:  (1) East Haven Mountain located in the Town of East Haven, Vermont; (2) an unnamed hilltop located near Seneca Mountain in the Town of Ferdinand, Vermont; (3) and unnamed hilltop located south of the Town of Brighton, Vermont            WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7037  ORDER RE:  JURISDICTION.  Petition of EMDC, LLC for a Certificate of Public Good authorizing the construction and operation of a temporary wind measurement tower and associated meteorological equipment at each of the following three sites:  (1) East Haven Mountain located in the Town of East Haven, Vermont; (2) an unnamed hilltop located near Seneca Mountain in the Town of Ferdinand, Vermont; (3) and unnamed hilltop located south of the Town of Brighton, Vermont            WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat



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