Vermont Public Service Board

October 2006 Orders and Decisions



ORDERS ENTERED OCTOBER 5, 2006

7175 and 7176 
SECOND PROTECTIVE ORDER.  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

7205  FINAL ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING PETITION of Central Vermont Public Service Corporation, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. Section 248(j), authorizing the reconductoring of approximately 8.4 miles of existing 46 kV line in the Town of Mt. Holly, Wallingford, Shrewsbury and Clarendon, Vermont   Order (WordPerfect)    Order (AdobeAcrobat)          CPG (WordPerfect)    CPG (AdobeAcrobat)

7209  FINAL ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING PETITION of Washington Electric Cooperative, Inc. ("WEC") for:  (1) a certificate of public good, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 248(j), authorizing the Coventry Project Expansion; and (2) approval of WEC's promissory note to the National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corporation, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 108, to finance the Coventry Project Expansion     Order (WordPerfect)    Order (AdobeAcrobat)          CPG (WordPerfect)    CPG (AdobeAcrobat)

7209 
ORDER RE REQUEST FOR APPROVAL TO FINANCE THE COVENTRY PROJECT EXPANSION.  Petition of Washington Electric Cooperative, Inc. ("WEC") for (1) a Certificate of Public Good pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 248(j) authorizing the Coventry Project Expansion; and (2) approval of WEC's promissory note to the National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corporation ("CFC") pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 108 to finance the Coventry Project Expansion
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7215 
PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM and PROCEDURAL ORDER In Re:  Tariff filing of Vermont Gas Systems, Inc. requesting revisions to its Interruptible Sales Service Rate Schedule, and the introduction of a Transportation and Balancing Service Rate Schedule, to take effect October 1, 2006           WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7217  FINAL ORDER APPROVING PETITION of Vermont Gas Systems, Inc. for a fuel gross receipts tax rebate under 33 V.S.A. Section 2503(e)         WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat


CONTRACT ENTERED OCTOBER 5, 2006

SC 819 
ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc. and Jay Peak, Inc.

ORDERS ENTERED OCTOBER 6, 2006

6651 
ORDER RE: MOTIONS FOR RECONSIDERATION.  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

6860 
ORDER RE: MOTION TO INTERVENE BY THE NATURE CONSERVANCY.  WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

6860 
ORDER RE: MEACH COVE MOTION FOR EXTENSION.      WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7120 
FINAL ORDER In Re: Investigation into Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc.'s tariff filing requesting an overall rate increase in the amount of 14.35%, and proposed rate design changes, to take effect December 1, 2005
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ORDER ENTERED OCTOBER 12, 2006

7213 
PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM.  Joint Petition of Green Mountain Power Corporation, Northern New England Energy Corporation (NNEEC), and Northstars Merger Subsidiary Corporation (Northstars) for approval of:  (1) the merger of Northstars into and with Green Mountain Power; (2) the acquisition by NNEEC of the common stock of  Green Mountain Power; and (3) the amendment to Green Mountain Power's Articles of Incorporation
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ORDERS ENTERED OCTOBER 17, 2006

CPG #NM-273 
ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Beth Young for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system

CPG #NM-274  ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Daniel MacArthur for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system

CPG #NM-276  ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Mary Van Dusen for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system

CPG #NM-279  ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Donna J. Leban for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system

CPG #NM-280  ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Andrew Davis for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system

CPG #NM-282  ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of David Fenn for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system

CPG #NM-283  ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Ron French for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system


ORDERS ENTERED OCTOBER 18, 2006

7176 
ORDER RE:  SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN GMP AND AARP In Re: Petition of Green Mountain Power Corporation for approval of an alternative-regulation plan         WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7177 
FINAL ORDER APPROVING 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

CONTRACTS ENTERED OCTOBER 18, 2006

SC 728
(2nd Amendment) - ELECTRIC Special Contract between Central Vermont Public Service Corporation and Bromley Operating Limited Partnership d/b/a Bromley Mountain Resort

SC 729 (1st Amendment) - ELECTRIC Special Contract between Central Vermont Public Service Corporation and Stratton Winhall Pump Station

SC 730 (2nd Amendment) - ELECTRIC Special Contract between Central Vermont Public Service Corporation and Stratton Corporation

SC 732 (2nd Amendment) - ELECTRIC Special Contract between Central Vermont Public Service Corporation and Woodstock Resort Corporation d/b/a Suicide Six Ski Area

SC 781 (2nd Amendment) - ELECTRIC Special Contract between Central Vermont Public Service Corporation and Snowdance LLC, d/b/a Ascutney Mountain Resort

SC 784 (1st Amendment) - ELECTRIC Special Contract between Central Vermont Public Service Corporation and Killington, Ltd.

ORDER ENTERED OCTOBER 19, 2006

7143 
FINAL ORDER In Re:  David Sander vs. Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc. in re: dispute concerning a power spike at a customer's residence located in Richmond, Vermont         WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat
ORDER ENTERED OCTOBER 24, 2006

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

ORDERS ENTERED OCTOBER 25, 2006

6860 
ORDER RE:  MOTION TO INTERVENE BY WENDY COPP AND JOHN HODGSON. 
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7193  ORDER ON MOTION TO WITHDRAW.  Petition of Vermont Department of Public Service for an investigation into alleged unlawful customer records disclosure by AT&T Communications of New England, Inc.      WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7200  FINAL ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD In Re:  Petition of Berkshire Cow Power, LLC, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. Section 248(j), authorizing the construction of a farm-based methane-fueled electrical generating facility in Berkshire, Vermont         Order (WordPerfect)    Order (AdobeAcrobat)        CPG (WordPerfect)    CPG (AdobeAcrobat)

7213  PROCEDURAL ORDER RE: PROTECTIVE AGREEMENT.  Joint Petition of Green Mountain Power Corporation, Northern New England Energy Corporation (NNEEC), and Northstars Merger Subsidiary Corporation (Northstars) for approval of:  (1) the merger of Northstars into and with Green Mountain Power; (2) the acquisition by NNEEC of the common stock of Green Mountain Power; and (3) the amendment to Green Mountain Power's Articles of Incorporation
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ORDERS ENTERED OCTOBER 26, 2006

7207 
ORDER APPROVING INTERCONNECTION AGREEMENT AND AMENDMENT NO. 1 between Verizon New England, Inc. d/b/a Verizon Vermont, and KMC Data, LLC         WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7214 
ORDER APPROVING AMENDMENT NO. 4 TO INTERCONNECTION AGREEMENT between Verizon New England, Inc. d/b/a Verizon Vermont, and AT&T Communications of New England, Inc.      WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

CPG #NM-278 
FINAL ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Mario Cattorna for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system

CPG #NM-285  FINAL ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Ron and Anita Krauth for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system

CPG #NM-287  FINAL ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Marian White for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system



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