Vermont Public Service Board

September 2005 Orders and Decisions


ORDERS ENTERED SEPTEMBER 6, 2005

6854 
REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION REGARDING STIPULATION.  Investigation into Central Vermont Public Service Corporation's Integrated Resource Plan          WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

6914  SCHEDULING ORDER.  Investigation into the Existing Rates of Shoreham Telephone Company, Inc. In Re:  Compliance Filing Issues            WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7083  FINAL ORDER.  Petition of Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc. for a declaratory ruling to interpret and define terms in General Order No. 51            WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

CPG #NM-174  FINAL ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING APPLICATION of Thomas Halnon for an interconnected net metered wind turbine

ORDER ENTERED SEPTEMBER 7, 2005

7085 
PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM AND SCHEDULING ORDER.  Petitions of Town of Thetford, Village of Woodstock, City of St. Albans and Town of Rutland, Vermont, requesting an investigation into the terms and conditions of street light services offered by Central Vermont Public Service Corporation      WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

ORDERS ENTERED SEPTEMBER 8, 2005

7047 
ORDER RE: MOTION TO AMEND.  Petitions of:  (1) USGen New England, 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

7087  ORDER AMENDING CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD TO REFLECT NAME CHANGE.  Petition of MCI WorldCom Communications, Inc., and MCI WorldCom Network Services, Inc., to amend their respective Certificates of Public Good to reflect a name change         WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat        WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat        WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

CPG #NM-176  FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING APPLICATION of James Hogue and Debra Herbst for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system

CPG #NM-179  FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING APPLICATION of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge, for an interconnected net metered wind turbine and photovoltaic electrical power system

CPG #NM-180  FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING APPLICATION of Bruce Lewis for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system

CPG #NM-181  FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING APPLICATION of Don and Wendy Lawrence for an interconnection net metered photovoltaic electrical power system

ORDER ENTERED SEPTEMBER 9, 2005

6860 
PROCEDURAL ORDER RE:  MOTION TO WITHDRAW.  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            WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat
CONTRACT ENTERED SEPTEMBER 12, 2005

SC 612 (Amendment)
  GAS Special Contract approval between the Vermont Gas Systems, Inc. and Mylan Technologies, Inc.

ORDERS ENTERED SEPTEMBER 13, 2005

7044 
FINAL ORDER, CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD, AND ATTACHMENTS APPROVING PETITION of City of Burlington, d/b/a Burlington Telecom, to operate a cable television system in the City of Burlington, Vermont
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7093  FINAL ORDER APPROVING PETITION of Public Service Company of New Hampshire for Consent to Issue Notes or other Evidences of Indebtedness, and to Pledge certain Property and utilize Treasury Locks   WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7095  ORDER OPENING INVESTIGATION AND NOTICE OF PREHEARING CONFERENCE.  Investigation into Central Vermont Public Service Corporation's Class Cost of Service Study and Rate Design Proposals
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ORDER ENTERED SEPTEMBER 14, 2005

6911 and 7067 
PROTECTIVE ORDER.     WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

Docket No. 6911
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

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Docket No. 7067
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

ORDER ENTERED SEPTEMBER 14, 2005

7082  ORDER RE:  MOTION TO INTERVENE.  Petition of Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee, LLC and Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc. for a certificate of public good to construct a dry-fuel-storage facility at the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station, in Vernon, Vermont         WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat


ORDER ENTERED SEPTEMBER 19, 2005

CPG #NM-183 
FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING APPLICATION of Glen and Leslie Seifert for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system

ORDER ENTERED SEPTEMBER 20, 2005

7076 
REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION RE: REQUEST FOR INTERIM AUTHORITY TO OPERATE North Hartland hydroelectric facility, and approval of proposed interconnection and power purchase agreement
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ORDER ENTERED SEPTEMBER 21, 2005

6165 
ORDER AMENDING CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD AND AMENDED CPG.  Petition of Harron Communications Corporation, d/b/a Adelphia Harron Cable Communications, to renew its Certificate of Public Good for its cable television systems located in the Towns of Wells and Pawlet, Vermont IN RE:  Change in name of system operator to Adelphia Cablevision of New York, Inc., d/b/a Adelphia Cable Communications      WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat
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ORDERS ENTERED SEPTEMBER 23, 2005

6860 
ORDER ON REMAND RE REOPENING PROCEEDINGS.     WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

CPG #NM-184 
ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Scott Hammond and Elizabeth Steele for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system

CPG 314  ORDER REVOKING CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD of Intercontinental Communications Group, Inc. to Operate as a Telecommunications Provider in the State of Vermont

ORDERS ENTERED SEPTEMBER 26, 2005

6959 
FINAL ORDER in re:  Investigation into a Successor Incentive Regulation Plan for Verizon New England Inc., d/b/a Verizon Vermont      Order (WordPerfect)     Appendix A (WordPerfect)       Appendix B (WordPerfect)
 Appendix C (WordPerfect)          Press Release (WordPerfect) 

6959  ORDER RE:  MOTION FOR RECONSIDERATION OF AUGUST 25, 2005, ORDER, OBJECTIONS TO DEPARTMENT COMMENTS, AND SUPPLEMENTAL EXHIBITS      Order (WordPerfect)  
ORDERS ENTERED SEPTEMBER 27, 2005

7054  REVISED SCHEDULING ORDER.  Petition of Five Ratepayers of the Berlin Water Company requesting an investigation into the rates and charges of the Company         WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7094 
FINAL ORDER APPROVING PETITION of Vermont Gas Systems, Inc. for approval of a fuel gross receipts tax rebate under 33 V.S.A. Section 2503(e)         WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

ORDERS ENTERED SEPTEMBER 30, 2005

6922 
ORDER ON MOTIONS FOR RECONSIDERATION AND CLARIFICATION.  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         WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7021 
REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION.  Joint Petition of Rochester Electric Light & Power Company and Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc., for Board approval of:  (1) the sale of Rochester's assets to VEC; (2) the issuance of an accounting order to VEC; and (3) the revocation of Rochester's Certificate of Public Good      WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7037  FINAL ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING 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) an unnamed hilltop located south of the Town of Brighton, Vermont         WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat       WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7079  ORDER APPROVING INTERCONNECTION AGREEMENT between Verizon New England Inc., d/b/a Verizon Vermont, and Ernest Communications, Inc.            WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7080  ORDER APPROVING AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO INTERCONNECTION AGREEMENT between Verizon New England Inc., d/b/a Verizon Vermont, and MCImetro Access Transmission Services LLC      WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7096  FINAL ORDER APPROVING PETITION of Central Vermont Public Service Corporation for Consent to extend Letters of Credit and Reimbursement Agreements and Guaranty with Citizens Bank of Massachusetts regarding Millstone Pollution Bonds, Seabrook Pollution Bonds and Est Barnet Hydroelectric Bonds, and to Provide Security with Existing First Mortgage Bonds, series PP, QQ and RR, issued by July 30, 1999         WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7098  FINAL ORDER APPROVING PETITION of Central Vermont Public Service Corporation and its wholly-owned subsidiary Custom Investment Corporation as Guarantor for approval of an unsecured $25 million revolving credit facility with JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.         WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

CPG 795-R 
FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of ATX Licensing, Inc. to operate as a provider of telecommunications services in Vermont

CPG 810-CR 
FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of Vanco Direct USA, LLC to operate as a provider of telecommunications services in Vermont, including service to the local exchange

CPG #NM-130  ORDER AMENDING CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD TO REFLECT TRANSFER OF OWNERSHIP.  Application of Jonathan Lewis for approval of a transfer of a Certificate of Public Good for an interconnected net metered wind turbine and photovoltaic electrical power system

CPG #NM-182  FINAL ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Paul and Welthy Myers for an interconnected net metered wind turbine and photovoltaic electrical power system

CPG #NM-188  FINAL ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Richard Rivers for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system

CONTRACTS ENTERED SEPTEMBER 30, 2005

SC 776 
ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Village of Ludlow Electric Light Department and Luzenac America,  Inc.

SC 777  ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Village of Ludlow Electric Light Department and Okemo Mountain, Inc.

SC 778  ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Village of  Ludlow Electric Light Department and Gilcris, Inc.

SC 779  ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Town of Stowe Electric Department and the Town of Stowe Jackson Ice Arena


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