Vermont Public Service Board

September 2006 Orders and Decisions



ORDERS ENTERED SEPTEMBER 6, 2006

7193
  PROCEDURAL ORDER RE: MOTION FOR CONTINUANCE.  Petition of Vermont Department of Public Service for an investigation into alleged unlawful customer records disclosure by AT&T Communications of New England, Inc.
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CPG #NM-248  FINAL ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of the Town of Hinesburg for an interconnected net metered wind turbine

CPG #NM-264  FINAL ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Jan and David Blittersdorf for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system

CPG 297   ORDER AMENDING CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD TO REFLECT NAME CHANGE of ITC DeltaCom Communications, Inc.

CPG 819  ORDER AMENDING CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD TO REFLECT NAME CHANGE of Sprint Long Distance, Inc.

CPG 826  ORDER AMENDING CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD TO REFLECT NAME CHANGE of Alltel Holding Corporate Services, Inc.

CPG 835-R  FINAL ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING PETITION of Yestel USA, Inc. to operate as a provider of telecommunications services in Vermont

ORDERS ENTERED SEPTEMBER 7, 2006

CPG #NM-262 
FINAL ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of W. Bradford Caswell for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system

CPG 836-R  FINAL ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING PETITION of Integrated Services, Inc. to operate as a provider of telecommunications services in Vermont

ORDERS ENTERED SEPTEMBER 8, 2006

7156 
ORDER RE: MOTION TO JOIN.  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

7198  FINAL ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of Audet's Cow Power, LLC for a certificate of public good, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. Section 248(j) authorizing the installation of a 146.3 kVA methane-fueled engine-generator set to supplement the existing 344 kVA methane-fueled engine-generator set at the Blue Spruce Farm in Bridport, Vermont         WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat          WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat


ORDERS ENTERED SEPTEMBER 13, 2006

7116 
STATUS CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM.  Petition of Mt. Ascutney Property Owners Association, Inc. requesting an investigation concerning the operation of the Ascutney Mountain Water Company, Inc., and related Public Service Board jurisdiction            WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat 

7163 
FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF CONSENT APPROVING JOINT PETITION of Riverside Water Works, Inc. and the Canaan Fire District No. 1 for approval to transfer the public water supply system owned and operated by Riverside to the Fire District            Order (WordPerfect)    Order (AdobeAcrobat)        (COC) WordPerfect    (COC) AdobeAcrobat 

7191  ORDER RE: MAGIC MOUNTAIN MOTION TO INTERVENE 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 

7196  ORDER RE: INTERVENTION AND DISMISSAL.  Petition of Doolittle Mountain Lots, Inc. for a declaratory ruling, pursuant to 3 V.S.A. § 808 and Public Service Board Rule 2.403, regarding the status of West Road (formerly known as Stebbins Road) in Vernon, Vermont, as said status pertains to the provisions of electric service to Petitioner
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7203  FINAL ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of Village of Morrisville Water & Light Department, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 248(j), authorizing the upgrade of Substation #5 in the Town of Morristown
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CPG #NM-265 
FINAL ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Donald Bartlett for an interconnected net metered wind turbine

CONTRACTS ENTERED SEPTEMBER 13, 2006

SC 253
(Amendment No. 2)  GAS Special Contract approval between Vermont Gas Systems, Inc. and Vermont Brick Manufacturing, L.P.

SC 736 (Amendment No. 2)  GAS Special Contract approval between Vermont Gas Systems, Inc. and City of Burlington Electric Department

SC 816  ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between the Village of Ludlow Electric Light Department and Okemo Mountain, Inc.

ORDERS ENTERED SEPTEMBER 15, 2006

6860 
PROCEDURAL ORDER RE SCHEDULE, SCOPE OF COMMENTS, AND DISCOVERY.  Petitions of Vermont Electric Power Company, Inc. (VELCO), Vermont Transco, LLC, 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 –
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7201  ORDER RE MOTION FOR RECONSIDERATION.  Petition of Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc., for a Declaratory Ruling that VEC's Distribution Line Upgrade required by the Berkshire Cow Power project in Berkshire, Vermont, is not subject to 30 V.S.A. Section 248         WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

ORDERS ENTERED SEPTEMBER 18, 2006

6860 
ORDER RE: APPROVAL OF 115 KV NEW HAVEN TO WILLISTON RELOCATION.  WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7183  (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)
and 7192 
(Petition of Vermont Department of Public Service for an investigation into alleged unlawful customer records disclosure by Verizon New England Inc., d/b/a Verizon Vermont --- ORDER ON MOTION TO DISMISS
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7193  ORDER ON MOTION TO DISMISS.  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

7195  ORDER GRANTING DPS' REQUEST TO REQUIRE ENTERGY VY TO SUBMIT ADDITIONAL RATEPAYER PROTECTION PLAN.           WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

ORDER ENTERED SEPTEMBER 19, 2006

7081 
ORDER RE: SCHEDULE FOR REVIEW OF MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING.  Investigation into Least-Cost Integrated Resource Planning for Vermont Electric Power Company, Inc.'s Transmission System
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ORDERS ENTERED SEPTEMBER 20, 2006

7202 
ORDER APPROVING INTERCONNECTION AGREEMENT and Amendment No. 1, between Verizon New England Inc., d/b/a Verizon Vermont, and Ymax Communications Corp.      WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7210  PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM.  Joint Petition of Central Vermont Public Service Corporation (CVPS) and Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc. (VEC) for approval of the transfer of assets of VECs Southern District territory to CVPS            WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

CPG #NM-268  FINAL ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Cedar Circle Farm for an interconnected net metered farm system

ORDERS ENTERED SEPTEMBER 21, 2006

6860 
ORDER RE: REQUEST TO CLARIFY.          WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

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

7109  FINAL ORDER APPROVING alternative regulation plan for Vermont Gas Systems, Inc.   WordPerfect     Adobe Acrobat              Attachment - MOU (Adobe Acrobat)

7183  (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)
and 7192 
(Petition of Vermont Department of Public Service for an investigation into alleged unlawful customer records disclosure by Verizon New England Inc., d/b/a Verizon Vermont --- PROCEDURAL ORDER AND NOTICE OF HEARING                WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7193  PROCEDURAL ORDER AND NOTICE OF HEARING.  Petition of Vermont Department of Public Service for an investigation into alleged unlawful customer records disclosure by AT&T Communications of New England, Inc.
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7197  FINAL ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD.  Petition of Green Mountain Power Corporation, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. Section 248(j), authorizing the replacement of four diesel engines and auxiliary equipment at GMP's Essex #19 Plant located off of Route 2A in Essex Junction, Vermont    Order (WordPerfect)    Order (Adobe Acrobat)    CPG (WordPerfect)     CPG (Adobe Acrobat)

7204  FINAL ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD.  Petition of Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc., pursuant to 30 V.S.A. Section 248(j), authorizing the replacement of a transformer at the Cilley Hill Road substation in Underhill, Vermont         Order (WordPerfect)    Order (Adobe Acrobat)    CPG (WordPerfect)     CPG (Adobe Acrobat)

CPG #NM-266  FINAL ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of John Winn for an interconnected net metered wind turbine

CONTRACTS ENTERED SEPTEMBER 21, 2006

SC 817 
ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Town of Stowe Electric Department and Mt. Mansfield Company, Inc.

SC 820  ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Town of Stowe Electric Department and the Town of Stowe -- Jackson Ice Arena

ORDER ENTERED SEPTEMBER 22, 2006

7215  ORDER SUSPENDING TARIFF AND SCHEDULING PREHEARING CONFERENCE for Vermont Gas Systems, Inc.   WordPerfect     Adobe Acrobat

ORDER ENTERED SEPTEMBER 25, 2006

Board issue Order announcing "targeting" of portion of Energy Efficiency Utility budgets for 2006, 2007, and 2008  WordPerfect    Adobe Acrobat

ORDERS ENTERED SEPTEMBER 26, 2006

6860 
ORDER RE: ATTORNEY'S FEES.  Petitions of Vermont Electric Power Company, Inc. (VELCO), Vermont Transco, LLC, 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

ORDERS ENTERED SEPTEMBER 27, 2006

7077 
ORDER AMENDING CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD, and AMENDED CPG.  Joint Petition of all Vermont affiliates of Adelphia Communications Corporation ("Adelphia") and Time Warner Cable Inc. for (1) consent to sell substantially all of Adelphia's Vermont assets to Cable Holdco Exchange III LLC, (2) approval of such affiliates' abandonment of cable-television service in Vermont; and (3) revocation of the Docket No. 7077 affiliates' Certificates of Public Good; AND Joint Petition of Time Warner Cable Inc. and Cable Holdco Exchange III LLC, for a Certificate of Public Good for Cable Holdco to own and operate said cable television systems; AND Joint Petition of Time Warner Cable Inc. and Comcast of Georgia, Inc., for authority to acquire control of Cable Holdco Exchange III LLC   IN RE: Name Change
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7138 
FINAL ORDER IN RE:  INVESTIGATION into Village of Lyndonville Electric Department's proposed Revenue Stabilization Adjustment Charge tariff         WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7156 
ORDER RE: OBJECTION TO TESTIMONY.  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
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7216 
FINAL ORDER RE: LETTERS OF CREDIT.  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 East Barnet Hydroelectric Bonds, and to Provide Security with Existing First Mortgage Bonds, Series PP, QQ and RR, issued July 30, 1999      WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

CPG 113 
ORDER REVOKING CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD of Excel Telecommunications Inc., to operate as a Telecommunications Provider in the State of Vermont

CPG 182  ORDER REVOKING CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD of VarTec Solutions, Inc., to operate as a Telecommunications Provider in the State of Vermont

CPG 191  ORDER REVOKING CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD of VarTec Telecom, Inc., to operate as a Telecommunications Provider in the State of Vermont

CPG 624 
ORDER REVOKING CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD of KMC Telecom V, Inc., to operate as a Telecommunications Provider in the State of Vermont

CPG 635  ORDER REVOKING CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD of Quick Tel, Inc., to operate as a Telecommunications Provider in the State of Vermont

CPG 779  ORDER REVOKING CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD of VarTec Telecom, Inc., to operate as a Telecommunications Provider in the State of Vermont

CPG #NM-271  FINAL ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Adam Cummings for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system

ORDER ENTERED SEPTEMBER 28, 2006

7144 
ORDER EXTENDING SPECIAL CONTRACTS.  Board Investigation into Demand Response Special Contracts for Vermont Electric and Gas Utility Companies            WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat


ORDERS ENTERED SEPTEMBER 29, 2006

6860 
ORDER RE: COMPLIANCE AGREEMENT.  Petitions of Vermont Electric Power Company, Inc. (VELCO), Vermont Transco, LLC, 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

7191 (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 and 7162 (Board Investigation into a Request for Accounting Order by Central Vermont Public Service Corporation.  ORDER RE: SCHEDULE AND SEPARATION OF DOCKETS 7191 and 7162.     WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7211  FINAL ORDER APPROVING PETITION of Vermont Electric Power Company, Inc. and Vermont Transco, LLC for Permission to Amend Certain Existing Indentures      WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat  


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