Vermont Public Service Board

December 2006 Orders and Decisions



ORDER ENTERED DECEMBER 4, 2006

7210 
FINAL ORDER APPROVING JOINT PETITION of Central Vermont Public Service Corporation (CVPS) and Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc. (VEC):  (1) for approval of the transfer of assets of VEC's Southern District territory to CVPS; and (2) for an accounting order authorizing CVPS to defer incremental costs associated with the transfer    WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

ORDER ENTERED DECEMBER 5, 2006

7121 
FINAL ORDER APPROVING PETITION FOR CONDEMNATION WITH MODIFICATIONS In Re:  Amended Petition of Vermont Electric Power Company, Inc. for authority to condemn easement rights in property interests of The Harley A. Grice Revocable Trust, Harley A. Grice, Trustee; Wendy G. Butler, Penny E. Curler, Successor Trustees; and Harley A. Grice, Wendy G. Butler, Penney E. Curler and Heather H. Grice, as Beneficiaries; and the Marilyn M. Grice Revocable Trust, Wendy G. Butler, Penny E. Curler, and Harley A. Grice, Trustees; and Harley A. Grice, Wendy G. Butler, Penny E. Curler, and  Heather H. Grice, as Beneficiaries, located in Middlebury, Vermont, for the purpose of constructing the 345 kV transmission line portion of the so-called Northwest Reliability Project          WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

ORDER ENTERED DECEMBER 6, 2006

7235 
STATUS CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM AND SCHEDULING ORDER.  Petition of Raymond Richard v. Village of Lyndonville Electric Department In Re:  dispute concerning payment of contribution in aid-of-construction funds to run electric power to Mr. Richard's property in East Haven, Vermont         WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat
ORDERS ENTERED DECEMBER 7, 2006

5992 and 6658 
ORDER REVOKING CPG of Qwest Interprise America, Inc. to Operate as a Telecommunications Provider in the State of Vermont            WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7191 
FINAL ORDER APPROVING 4.07% RATE INCREASE EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2007 In Re:  Tariff filing of Central Vermont Public Service Corporation       WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat  

CPG 839-R 
FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING PETITION of Petition of  United Telecom Inc. to operate as a provider of telecommunications services in Vermont

CPG 837-CM  FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING PETITION of Wherify Wireless, Inc. to operate as a provider of commercial mobile radio services in Vermont

CPG #NM-267  FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of F. Kincaid Perot for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system

CPG #NM-298  FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Francie and David Caccavo for an interconnected net metered wind turbine

CPG #NM-299  FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Rodney Hill for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system

CPG #NM-302  FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Virginia and Steve Kapner for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system

ORDERS ENTERED DECEMBER 8, 2006

7195 
ORDER RE: MOTION TO ALTER OR AMEND THE 9/18/06 ORDER .  Petition of Vermont Department of Public Service for an investigation into the reliability of the steam dryer and resulting performance of the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station under uprate conditions            WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7208  FINAL ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING PETITION of Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee, LLC, and Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc., pursuant to 30 V.S.A. Section 248(j), authorizing the continued use of a modular office building located on the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station in Vernon, Vermont
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ORDER ENTERED DECEMBER 11, 2006

CPG #NM-301 
FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Beverly Knight for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system

CONTRACT ENTERED DECEMBER 13, 2006

SC 825 
GAS special contract approval between Vermont Gas Systems, Inc. and VIA Cheese LLC

ORDERS ENTERED DECEMBER 14, 2006

ORDER RE: ENERGY EFFICIENCY UTILITY PARTICIPATION IN ISO-NEW ENGLAND FORWARD CAPACITY MARKET         Order (AdobeAcrobat)

6154 
THIRD AMENDED ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD.  Petition of Endless Energy Corporation for and Amended Certificate of Public Good, Pursuant to 30 V.S.A. Section 248(j), for Installation of Three Temporary Wind Measurement Towers on Little Equinox Mountain in Manchester, Vermont      Order (WordPerfect)    Order (AdobeAcrobat)       CPG (WordPerfect)    CPG (AdobeAcrobat)

6914 
FINAL ORDER RE: RATE DESIGN In Re:  Investigation into the Existing Rates of Shoreham Telephone Company, Inc. Re:  Rate Design Phase            WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

CPG #NM-179  FINDINGS, ORDER, AND AMENDED CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD In Re:  Application of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge, for an amendment to a Certificate of Public Good for an interconnected net metered wind turbine and photovoltaic electrical power system

ORDERS ENTERED DECEMBER 15, 2006

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ORDER RE: HIGHGATE II SUBSTATION VEGETATIVE SCREENING PLAN AND HIGHGATE CONVERTER TAP 424 SWITCH.  Joint Petition of Vermont Electric Power Company, Inc. ("VELCO"), and Citizens Communications Company, d/b/a Citizens Energy Services ("Citizens"), for a Certificate of Public Good authorizing VELCO to install a 115 kV circuit on Citizen's existing 48 kV, 6.47 mile Irasburg - Mosher's Tap line located in the City of Newport and the Towns of Irasburg and Coventry, Vermont, and to make certain substation and line improvements in the Towns of St. Johnsbury, Irasburg, Highgate and St. Albans, Vermont, to be known as the Northern Loop Project   WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7035  ORDER RE:  GMP TRANSFORMER REMOVAL.  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

7035  ORDER RE:  VEC RECLAMATION REPORT.  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

7085 
ORDER ON REQUEST FOR EXTENSION.  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

7215 
PROCEDURAL ORDER RE: PROTECTIVE AGREEMENT.  Tariff filing of Vermont Gas System, Inc. requesting revisions to its Transportation and Balancing Service Rate Schedule, and the introduction of an Interruptible Sales Service Rate Schedule, to take effect October 1, 2006               WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

ORDERS ENTERED DECEMBER 18, 2006

6860 
ORDER RE:  MOTION TO INTERVENE BY LOWE'S HOME CENTER, INC.  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

CPG #NM-291  FINAL ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Michael Horner and Sandra Fink for an interconnected net metered wind turbine and photovoltaic electrical power system


ORDERS ENTERED DECEMBER 21, 2006

6052 
ORDER REVOKING CPG of North American Telecommunications Corporation to Operate as a Telecommunications Provider in the State of Vermont            WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

6679  ORDER REVOKING CPG of WorldxChange Corp. to Operate as a Telecommunications Provider in the State of Vermont            WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7054  STATUS CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM AND SCHEDULING ORDER in re:  Petition of Five Ratepayers of the Berlin Water Company requesting an investigation into the rates and charges of the Company         WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7221  ORDER APPROVING AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO INTERCONNECTION AGREEMENT between Verizon New England, Inc., d/b/a Verizon Vermont, and IDT America, Corp.            WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7222  ORDER APPROVING AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO INTERCONNECTION AGREEMENT between Verizon New England, Inc., d/b/a Verizon Vermont, and Trinsic Communications, Inc.         WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7223  ORDER APPROVING AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO INTERCONNECTION AGREEMENT between Verizon New England, Inc., d/b/a Verizon Vermont, and Paetec Communications, Inc.         WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7224  ORDER APPROVING AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO INTERCONNECTION AGREEMENT between Verizon New England, Inc., d/b/a Verizon Vermont, and DSLnet Communications, LLC         WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7225  ORDER APPROVING AMENDMENT NO. 5 TO INTERCONNECTION AGREEMENT between Verizon New England, Inc., d/b/a Verizon Vermont, and AT&T Communications of New England, Inc.      WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7226  ORDER APPROVING AMENDMENT NO. 2 TO INTERCONNECTION AGREEMENT between Verizon New England, Inc., d/b/a Verizon Vermont, and CTC Communications Corp.         WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7227  ORDER APPROVING AMENDMENT NO. 5 TO INTERCONNECTION AGREEMENT between Verizon New England, Inc., d/b/a Verizon Vermont, and Lightship Communications, LLC         WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7240  FINAL ORDER APPROVING PETITION of Woodstock Aqueduct Company, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 108, for Consent to issue evidence of indebtedness for the purpose of consolidating certain existing loan obligations
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7241  FINAL ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF CONSENT APPROVING PETITION of Burke Mountain Water Company, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 104, to Amend its Articles of Incorporation      Order (WordPerfect)    Order (AdobeAcrobat)                CPG (WordPerfect)    CPG (AdobeAcrobat)

CPG 841-R 
FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING PETITION of CloseCall America, Inc. to operate as a provider of telecommunications services in Vermont

CPG 842-R  FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING PETITION of First Communications, LLC to operate as a provider of telecommunications services in Vermont

ORDERS ENTERED DECEMBER 22, 2006

6905 
FINAL ORDER In Re:  Petition of Central Vermont Public Service Corporation seeking Board orders in connection with the Comprehensive Settlement Agreement relating to § 401 certification of the Lamoille River Hydroelectric Project, FERC No. 205, as it relates to the decommissioning of the Peterson generating station located in the Town of Milton, Vermont
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7175 and 7176  FINAL ORDER granting 9.09% rate increase to Green Mountain Power Corporation, effective January 1, 2007

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ORDER ENTERED DECEMBER 29, 2006

6860 
ORDER RE: APPROVAL OF QUEEN CITY SUBSTATION PLANS.  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


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