Vermont Public Service Board

June 2005 Orders and Decisions


ORDER ENTERED JUNE 1, 2005

6957 
FINAL ORDER In Re:  Investigation into Compensation for Failure to Meet Performance Measures under the Service Quality Plan For Verizon New England Inc., d/b/a Verizon Vermont       Word Perfect   Adobe Acrobat

6991  FINAL ORDER APPROVING JOINT PETITION of QuantumShift Communications, Inc., and VCOM Solutions, Inc., for Approval of a Transfer of Control         Word Perfect   Adobe Acrobat

CPG #NM-165  FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING APPLICATION of Middlebury College for an interconnected net metered wind turbine

CPG 799-CM  FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of National Grid Communications, Inc. to operate as a provider of commercial mobile radio service in Vermont

CPG 800-R  FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of IBFA Acquisition Company, LLC to operate as a provider of telecommunications services in Vermont


ORDER ENTERED JUNE 6, 2005

7047 
FINAL ORDER In Re:  Petitions of:  (1) TransCanada Hydro Northeast Inc. for consent to transfer its Bellows Falls Project to the Vermont Hydroelectric Power Authority; (2) Town of Rockingham and Vermont Hydroelectric Power Authority for certificates of public good and consent to purchase, own, and lease the Bellows Falls Hydroelectric Generating Station; and (3) Bellows Falls Power Company for approval to operate the Bellows Falls Hydroelectric Generating Station in Bellows Falls, Vermont, and for de minimus regulation    WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

CPG for Town of Rockingham     WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

CPG for Vermont HydroPower Authority     WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

Certificate of Consent for Vermont HydroPower Authority     WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

CPG for Bellows Falls Power Company     WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

Certificate of Consent for Bellows Falls      WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

Certificate of Consent for TransCanada      WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat
ORDERS ENTERED JUNE 8, 2005

6860 
ORDER RE:  MOTION TO INTERVENE.  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 34.5kV 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      WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

6860  ORDER GRANTING CONDITIONAL APPROVAL FOR POST-CERTIFICATION SCHEDULE.
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CPG 801-R  ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of DCT Telecom Group, Inc. to operate as a provider of telecommunications services in Vermont

CPG #NM-167  FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING Application of the University of Vermont for an interconnected net metered wind turbine

ORDERS ENTERED JUNE 15, 2005

5496 
REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION CLOSING DOCKET.  Board Investigation into electric distribution line extension policies for the purpose of developing Board rules related to line extensions      WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

6896  FINAL ORDER APPROVING Washington Electric Cooperative, Inc.'s Integrated Resource Plan
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7056  PROCEDURAL ORDER RE:  PROTECTIVE AGREEMENT.  Joint Application of Verizon Communications, Inc. and MCI, Inc. for approval of Agreement and Plan of Merger      WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat    Protective Agreement (as PDF)

7056  PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM AND SCHEDULING ORDER.  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 Vermont         WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

CPG 802-CM 
ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING PETITION of Ztar Mobile, Inc. for a certificate of public good to operate as a provider of commercial mobile radio services in Vermont

CPG #NM-168  ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Lee T. Blackwell and Ruth G. Richards for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system

ORDERS ENTERED JUNE 16, 2005

6812-A 
ORDER RE:  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

6892 and 7074  INTERIM APPROVAL.  Petitions of Central Vermont Public Service Corporation for approval of Security Agreement with ISO New England Inc. and provision of cash collateral thereunder      WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

ORDER ENTERED JUNE 17, 2005

6961 and 7073 
FINAL ORDER APPROVING PETITION.  Petition of TelCove of Vermont, Inc., for a Second Amended Order Approving an Amendment to a Loan and Security Agreement      WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7032  ORDER RE:  MOTION TO INTERVENE.  Joint Petition of Vermont Electric Power Company, Inc., Green Mountain Power Corporation and the Towns 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

7067  ORDER RE:  INITIAL SET OF MOTIONS TO INTERVENE AND MOTION TO APPEAR.  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

ORDER ENTERED JUNE 20, 2005

7035 
FINAL ORDER Re:  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       WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat
ORDER ENTERED JUNE 24, 2005

7075 
FINAL ORDER APPROVING VERMONT GAS SYSTEMS, INC.'S AMENDED SUCCESSOR SERVICE QUALITY AND RELIABILITY PLAN      WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat 

CONTRACTS ENTERED JUNE 24, 2005

SC 253 (Amendment) 
GAS Special Contract approval between the Vermont Gas Ssytems, Inc. and Vermont Brick Manufacturing, L.P.

SC  775  ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Green Mountain Power Corporation and the Joseph C. McNeil Generating Station

ORDER ENTERED JUNE 27, 2005

6958 
ORDER RE:  MOTION TO INTERVENE.  Petition and tariff filing of Green Mountain Power Corporation re:  proposed rate design changes to take effect January 1, 2005         WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

ORDERS ENTERED JUNE 30, 2005

7072 
FINDINGS AND ORDER GRANTING JOINT PETITION of Conversent Communications of Vermont, LLC, for approval of a transfer of control      WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

CPG 803-CM
  FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of WDT World Discount Telecommunications Co. to operate as a provider of commercial mobile radio services in Vermont





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