Vermont Public Service Board

June 2006 Orders and Decisions



ORDERS ENTERED JUNE 2, 2006

6868 
ORDER CLOSING DOCKET In Re:  Investigation into the Village of Hyde Park Electric Department's Integrated Resource Plan            WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

6869  ORDER CLOSING DOCKET In Re:  Investigation into the Town of Stowe Electric Department's Integrated Resource Plan         WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7180  FINDINGS AND ORDER APPROVING PETITION of Americatel Corporation for Approval of a Transfer of Control            WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

CPG #NM-237 
FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Elizabeth Freund for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system

CPG 830-CO  REPORT, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Brookside Campground to offer customer-owned, pay telephone service in Vermont

ORDERS ENTERED JUNE 5, 2006

7100-A 
FINAL ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD In Re:  Amended Petition of Central Vermont Public Service Corporation pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 248(j) authorizing the year-2001 replacement of a 2.5 MVA transformer at the Mount Holly substation in Mount Holly, Vermont with a 5 MVA transformer from the Bethel substation located in Royalton, Vermont            Order (WordPerfect)    Order (AdobeAcrobat)          CPG (WordPerfect)    CPG (AdobeAcrobat)

7177
  PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM In Re:  Petition of Dig Safe System, Inc., pursuant to Board Rule 7.300, for designation as the 8-1-1 service manager for the State of Vermont      WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

ORDERS ENTERED JUNE 6, 2006

7082 
ORDER RE: MOTION FOR RECONSIDERATION.  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

7174 
PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM.  Joint petition of Vermont Electric Power Company, Inc. (VELCO), Central Vermont Public Service Corporation (Central Vermont), and Green Mountain Power Corporation (Green Mountain Power) for approval of the following: (1) a certificate of public good for formation of Vermont Transco LLC (VTLLC), a Vermont limited liability company, to conduct a business for the transmission of electricity; (2) the sale of substantially all of the assets of VELCO to VTLLC; (3) acquisition of a controlling interest in VTLLC by VELCO, by CVPS and by GMP; and (4) issuance of bonds and limited liability company Units by VTLLC, and the related mortgaging or pledge of its assets                WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

ORDERS ENTERED JUNE 7, 2006

7156 
ORDER RE: MOTIONS TO INTERVENE OF THE TOWN OF WESTMORE AND CLINT AND MARY GRAY.  Petition of UPC Wind Vermont, LLC, for a Certificate of Public Good, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 248, authorizing the construction and operation of a 52 MW wind electric generation facility, consisting of 26 wind turbines, and associated transmission and interconnection facilities, in Sheffield and Sutton, Vermont         WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7159  ORDER APPROVING INTERCONNECTION AGREEMENT between Verizon New England Inc., d/b/a Verizon Vermont, and Lincoln Communications, Inc., d/b/a Contact Communications         WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7168  FINAL ORDER APPROVING JOINT PETITION of AT&T, Inc., BellSouth Corporation, and BellSouth Long Distance, Inc., for approval of a transfer of control         WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7185  FINAL ORDER APPROVING PETITION of Green Mountain Power Corporation for Approval of a Senior Unsecured Revolving Credit Facility of up to $30,000,000            WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

ORDERS ENTERED JUNE 8, 2006

7175 
PROCEDURAL ORDER RE: PROTECTIVE AGREEMENT.  Tariff filing of Green Mountain Power Corporation requesting an 11.95% increase in its rates, effective May 29, 2006         WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7176  PROCEDURAL ORDER RE: PROTECTIVE AGREEMENT.  Petition of Green Mountain Power Corporation for approval of an alternative-regulation plan            WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

ORDERS ENTERED JUNE 9, 2006

6860 
ORDER RE:  APPROVAL OF GRANITE SUBSTATION PLANS.     WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7082  ORDER RE:  FINANCIAL ASSURANCES COMPLIANCE FILING.  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

7191  ORDER SUSPENDING TARIFF FILING AND NOTICE OF PREHEARING CONFERENCE.  Tariff filing of Central Vermont Public Service Corporation requesting a 6.15% increase in its rates, effective June 29, 2006, for implementation as of February 1, 2007         WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat
ORDER ENTERED JUNE 12, 2006

CPG 831-R 
FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING PETITION of USD CLEC, Inc. to operate as a provider of telecommunications services in Vermont

ORDER ENTERED JUNE 13, 2006

7179 
PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM.   Petition of Green Mountain Dairy Farm, LLC, for a Certificate of Public Good authorizing the installation of a farm-based methane-fueled electrical generating facility in Sheldon, Vermont  WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

ORDERS ENTERED JUNE 15, 2006

6890 
FINAL ORDER CLOSING DOCKET In Re Investigation into Rochester Electric Light and Power Company's Integrated Resource Plan               WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

CPG #NM-238 
FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Warren and Barbara King for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system

CPG #NM-240  FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of the Sharon Academy for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system

CPG #NM-241  FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Robert Johnson for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system

ORDERS ENTERED JUNE 16, 2006

7095 
PROCEDURAL ORDER RE:  SCHEDULE.  Investigation into Central Vermont Public Service Corporation's Class Cost of Service Study and Rate Design Proposals            WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7175 and 7176  PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM AND ORDER RE: INTERVENTIONS In Re:  Tariff filing of Green Mountain Power Corporation requesting an 11.95% increase in its rates, effective May 29, 2006 AND Petition of Green Mountain Power Corporation for approval of an alternative- regulation plan      WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

ORDERS ENTERED JUNE 20, 2006

7132 
FINAL ORDER APPROVING PETITION of Central Vermont Public Service Corporation for authority to condemn an easement right in property owned by Douglas M. and Leslie Lewis, located in the Town of Pomfret, Vermont, for the purpose of providing electric service to the Joseph & Terri Davis property         WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7174  FINAL ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING JOINT PETITION of Vermont Electric Power Company, Inc. (VELCO), Central Vermont Public Service Corporation (Central Vermont), and Green Mountain Power Corporation (Green Mountain Power) for approval of the following: (1) a certificate of public good for formation of Vermont Transco LLC (Vermont Transco), a Vermont limited liability company, to conduct a business for the transmission of electricity; (2) the sale of substantially all of the assets of VELCO to Vermont Transco; (3) acquisition of a controlling interest in Vermont Transco by VELCO, by CVPS and by GMP; and (4) issuance of bonds and limited liability company Units by Vermont Transco, and the related mortgaging or pledge of its assets    Order (WordPerfect)    Order (AdobeAcrobat)        CPG (WordPerfect)    CPG (AdobeAcrobat)
ORDERS ENTERED JUNE 21, 2006

7156 
ORDER RE: INTERVENTION REQUEST OF THE TOWN OF SUTTON PLANNING COMMISSION.  Petition of UPC Vermont Wind, LLC, for a Certificate of Public Good, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 248, authorizing the construction and operation of a 52 MW wind electric generation facility, consisting of 26 wind turbines, and associated transmission and interconnection facilities, in Sheffield and Sutton, Vermont         WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7173  PROCEDURAL ORDER RE:  CONFIDENTIAL TREATMENT OF INFORMATION.  Joint Petition of Conversent Communications of Vermont, LLC, PayPhone, LLC, CTC Communications Corp., and Lightship Telecom, LLC, for Approval of a Transfer of Control         WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7173  FINAL ORDER APPROVING JOINT PETITION of Conversent Communications of Vermont, LLC, PayPhone, LLC, CTC Communications Corp., and Lightship Telecom, LLC, for Approval of a Transfer of Control         WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat
ORDER ENTERED JUNE 23, 2006

7121 
PROCEDURAL ORDER RE: MOTION FOR JUDGMENT ON THE PLEADINGS AND MOTION TO DISMISS FOR FAILURE TO STATE A CLAIM, REQUEST TO TAKE JUDICIAL NOTICE, AND MOTION TO COMPEL.  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, for the purpose of constructing the 345 kV transmission line portion of the so-called Northwest Reliability Project          WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

ORDERS ENTERED JUNE 27, 2006

7183 
PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM in re:  Petition of Eight Ratepayers for an investigation of possible disclosure of private telephone records without customers' knowledge or consent by Verizon New England Inc., d/b/a Verizon Vermont            WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7192  ORDER OPENING INVESTIGATION into Alleged Unlawful Customer Records Disclosure by Verizon New England Inc., d/b/a Verizon Vermont            WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

ORDER ENTERED JUNE 28, 2006

7191 
PROCEDURAL ORDER RE: PROTECTIVE AGREEMENT.  Tariff filing of Central Vermont Public Service Corporation requesting a 6.15% increase in its rates, effective June 29, 2006, for implementation as of February 1, 2007
WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

ORDERS ENTERED JUNE 29, 2006

6603 
ORDER MODIFYING CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD.  Joint Petition of Swanton Village, Inc. Electric Department and Citizens Communications Company d/b/a Citizens Energy Services, for a Certificate of Public Good for the authorization of:  (1) the relocation of Swanton's existing 46 kV transmission line in the Towns of Swanton and Highgate, Vermont; and (2) the reconfiguration of two poles on Citizens' 46 kV transmission line in the Town of Highgate, Vermont, to accommodate clearances for Swanton's relocated line               WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7169 
FINAL ORDER APPROVING UNIVERSAL SERVICE FUND CHARGE FOR FISCAL YEAR 2007 OF 1.25%
WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7178 
ORDER ACCEPTING SETTLEMENT AND CLOSING DOCKET.  Petition of Vermont Department of Public Service for a Board investigation into compliance by Adelphia Cable Communications with its annual house count survey and line extension obligations in the State of Vermont            WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7191 
PROTECTIVE ORDER in re:  Tariff filing of Central Vermont Public Service Corporation requesting a 6.15% increase in its rates, effective June 29, 2006, for implementation as of February 1, 2007            WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7193  ORDER OPENING INVESTIGATION AND NOTICE OF PREHEARING CONFERENCE.  Investigation into Alleged Unlawful Customer Records Disclosure by AT&T Communications of New England, Inc.      WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

CPG #NM-235 
FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Jacqueline Rousseau for an interconnected net metered wind turbine and photovoltaic electrical generation system

ORDER ENTERED JUNE 30, 2006

7191 
PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM in re:  Tariff filing of Central Vermont Public Service Corporation requesting a 6.15% increase in its rates, effective June 29, 2006, for implementation as of February 1, 2007            WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat




Direct further inquiries or requests to: psb.clerk@state.vt.us