Vermont Public Service Board

December 2007 Orders and Decisions



ORDERS ENTERED DECEMBER 5, 2007

 

7273  ORDER SCHEDULING STATUS CONFERENCE In Re:  Investigation into Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc.'s Service Quality and Reliability

 

7326  ORDER RE NOTICE OF STATUS CONFERENCE AND SCHEDULE In Re: Investigation into Village of Enosburg Falls Water & Light Department's tariff filing, requesting a 14.04% rate increase, to take effect August 1, 2007

 


ORDER ENTERED DECEMBER 6, 2007

 

7374n  ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of Michael and Marilyn Gardner and Cellco Partnership, d/b/a Verizon Wireless, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. 248(n) and 219a, for a certificate of public good authorizing the installation and operation of a combined farm net metering and wireless telecommunications facility in Pownal, Vermont


ORDERS ENTERED DECEMBER 10, 2007

 

6860  ORDER RE DESIGN PLANS FOR MEACH COVE/McCABE'S BROOK AREA

 

CPG #NM-412  ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Walter Breck for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system

 

CPG #NM-413  ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Erik Filkorn for an interconnected net metered wind turbine

 

CPG #NM-414  ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Gary Kjelleren for an interconnected net metered wind turbine


ORDERS ENTERED DECEMBER 11, 2007

 

7275  ORDER RE MOTION TO JOIN in re:  Investigation concerning possible remedies for the operation of Ascutney Mountain Water Company, Inc., without a certificate of public good or approved rate schedules

 

7356  SCHEDULING ORDER AND NOTICE OF CONTINUATION OF TECHNICAL HEARING Re: Request made by Keshia Couture for authority to use a fifth doctor's certificate to prevent the disconnection of electric service by Central Vermont Public Service Corporation to her residence located in Bennington, Vermont


ORDERS ENTERED DECEMBER 12, 2007

 

6860  ORDER RE: BACHANDS' REQUEST FOR RECONSIDERATION

 

6860  ORDER APPROVING MODIFICATIONS TO THE CHARLOTTE TO SHELBURNE DESIGN PLANS

 

7210  ORDER RE: MOTION TO AMEND Re:  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

 

7250  SECOND ORDER RE: MOTIONS TO INTERVENE.  Amended Petition of Deerfield Wind, LLC, for a certificate of public good authorizing it to construct and operate a 17-turbine, 34-35.7 MW wind generation facility, and associated transmission and interconnection facilities, on approximately 80 acres in the Green Mountain National Forest, located in Searsburg and Readsboro, Vermont, with 7 turbines to be placed on the east side of Route 8 on the same ridgeline as the existing GMP Searsburg wind facility (Eastern Project Area), and 10 turbines along the ridgeline to the west of Route 8 in the northwesterly orientation (Western Project Area)

 

7346  FINAL ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD approving Petition of Grandpa's Knob Windpark, LLC, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. 248(j), authorizing the installation and operation of temporary wind measurement towers and associated equipment in Hubbardton and West Rutland, Vermont

 

CPG #NM-63  AMENDED ORDER AND AMENDED CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Paul and Sharalyn McMahon for an interconnected net metered wind turbine

 

CPG #NM-420  ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Debra Herbst for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system


ORDERS ENTERED DECEMBER 13, 2007

 

7279  ORDER ACCEPTING STIPULATION AND CLOSING DOCKET re: Investigation into Colonial Estates Water Company's rates, which took effect April 1, 2007

 

7332  FINAL ORDER APPROVING PHASE I TARIFFS re: Investigation into Village of Morrisville Water and Light Department's tariff filing, requesting rate design changes to take effect September 1, 2007

 

7344  ORDER RE: MOTION TO JOIN re:  Petition of Ascutney Mountain Water Public Service Company, Inc. for a certificate of public good to own and operate a water system serving the Ascutney Mountain Resort in West Windsor, Vermont, and to establish rates for such service

 

7351  ORDER RE: MOTION TO EXTEND TIME re: Emergency Petition of Waitsfield-Fayston Telephone Company, Inc., d/b/a Waitsfield Cable, for a Conditional Certificate of Public Good to serve a portion of the Town of Bolton

 

CPG #NM-416  ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Doug MacDonald for an interconnected net metered wind turbine

 

CPG #NM-417  ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of John Miller for an interconnected net metered wind turbine


ORDERS ENTERED DECEMBER 14, 2007

 

7183, 7192, and 7193  PROCEDURAL ORDER SUSPENDING SCHEDULE 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; and 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; and Petition of Vermont Department of Public Service for an investigation into alleged unlawful customer records disclosure by AT&T Communications of New England, Inc.

 

7327  ORDER APPROVING STIPULATION Re:  Investigation into Village of Johnson Water & Light Department's tariff filing, requesting a 12.93% rate increase, to take effect August 1, 2007


ORDERS ENTERED DECEMBER 19, 2007

 

6860  ORDER RE MODIFICATIONS TO GRANITE SUBSTATION DESIGN PLANS

 

7035  ORDER RE MOTION TO AMEND and AMENDED CPG In Re:  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 in Richmond, Vermont; (2) the replacement of two existing substations; and (3) the reconfiguration of the adjacent transmission and distribution lines to be served by the joint substation

 

7305  ORDER CLOSING DOCKET In Re:  Petition of Vermont Transco, LLC, for authority to condemn easement rights in property interests of Ralph Dike and Kathleen Dike located in Ferrisburgh, Vermont, for the purpose of constructing the 115 kV transmission line portion of the so-called Northwest Reliability Project

 

7333  ORDER ACCEPTING STIPULATION AND CLOSING DOCKET In Re: Tariff filing of Arlington Water Company request for an increase in its rates in the amount of 41.7%, to take effect October 1, 2007

 

7358  ORDER APPROVING PETITION of Green Mountain Power Corporation and Green Mountain Power Investment Company for a Declaratory Ruling that 30 V.S.A. 107 does not apply to dissolution of Green Mountain Power Investment Company or, in the Alternative, for 30 V.S.A. 107 Approval

 

7359 - 7372  PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM re: Investigations into the 2007 Integrated Resource Plan filings by 14 Municipal Electric Departments

 

7375  ORDER APPROVING MERGERS and CERTIFICATE OF CONSENT In Re:  Vermont Marble Power Division of Omya, Inc. Merger of Sister Entities with and into Omya, Inc.

 

CPG #NM-406  ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department for an interconnected net metered wind turbine


ORDERS ENTERED DECEMBER 20, 2007

 

5918  ORDER EXTENDING DESIGNATION OF ELIGIBLE TELECOMMUNICATIONS CARRIERS

 

7314  PROCEDURAL ORDER RE: SCHEDULE In Re:  Joint Petition of Vermont Transco, LLC, Vermont Electric Power Company, Inc. ("VELCO"), City of Burlington Electric Department ("BED") and Green Mountain Power Corporation for a certificate of public good, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. Section 248, authorizing the construction of the so-called East Avenue Loop Project in Williston, South Burlington, Colchester, Winooski and Burlington, Vermont, which consists of: (1) the replacement of 4.8 miles of an existing single 115 kV line between VELCO's Essex Substation and its East Avenue Substation with two new 115 kV lines within the same corridor; (2) expansion of the East Avenue Substation; (3) installation of a new 1.5-mile 34.5 kV line from the East Avenue Substation to BED's McNeil Substation; (4) construction of a new substation at the McNeil Generating Station; (5) installation of new and relocated equipment from BED's Lake Street Substation to the McNeil Substation; and (6) removal of several circuits connected to BED's Lake Street Substation

 

7353  ORDER RE INTERVENTION REQUESTS In Re:  Petition of TransCanada Hydro Northeast, Inc., for a certificate of public good, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. Section 248, authorizing the following upgrades at the Bellows Falls Station ("Station") in Rockingham, Vermont: (1) the replacement of three existing step-up power transformers with two new air-cooled GSU transformers; (2) the relocation of the transformers to an alternative location at the Station; and (3) the relocation of the associated switching gear and bus from inside the Station to the site of the replacement transformers


ORDERS ENTERED DECEMBER 21, 2007

 

7377  ORDER OPENING INVESTIGATION into Outside Plant Condition of Verizon New England Inc., d/b/a Verizon Vermont

 

CPG 862-R  ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING PETITION of Applewood Communications Corporation to operate as a provider of telecommunications services in Vermont

 

CPG 868-R  ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING PETITION of Consumer Telecom, Inc., to operate as a provider of telecommunications services in Vermont

 

CPG 869-CR  ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING PETITION of Bandwidth.com CLEC, LLC, to operate as a provider of telecommunications services in Vermont, including service to the local exchange

 

CPG 870-CR  ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING PETITION of Budget PrePay, Inc., to operate as a provider of telecommunications services in Vermont, including service to the local exchange


ORDERS ENTERED DECEMBER 26, 2007

 

7373  PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM AND SCHEDULE In Re:  Joint Petition of Vermont Electric Power Company, Inc., Vermont Transco, LLC, and Central Vermont Public Service Corporation for a certificate of public good, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. Section 248, authorizing the construction of the Southern Loop Transmission Upgrade Project

 

CPG #NM-384  ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Brewster Pierce Memorial School for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system

 

CPG #NM-410  ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Kate Stewart for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system

 

CPG 870-CR  ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING PETITION of Neutral Tandem-Vermont, LLC, to operate as a provider of telecommunications services in Vermont, including service to the local exchange


ORDERS ENTERED DECEMBER 27, 2007

 

7322  PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM In Re:  Investigation into Town of Readsboro Electric Light Department's tariff filing requesting a 26.82% rate increase, to take effect July 1, 2007

 

CPG #NM-415  ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Judy Tibbetts for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system


 

 

 

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