Vermont Public Service Board

March 2007 Orders and Decisions


ORDERS ENTERED MARCH 2, 2007

CPG #NM-297 
PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM and SCHEDULING ORDER In Re:  Application of the Foundation for a Sustainable Future requesting a Certificate of Public Good for an interconnected net metered wind turbine
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CPG #NM-318  FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Dave Blumenthal for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system

ORDER ENTERED MARCH 7, 2007

CPG #NM-314 
FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Pete Hottenstein for an interconnected net metered  photovoltaic electrical power system

ORDERS ENTERED MARCH 8, 2007

7095 
DISCOVERY CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM AND NOTICE OF HEARING ON SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT In Re: Investigation into Central Vermont Public Service Corporation's Class Cost of Service Study and Rate Design Proposals                  WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7236  ORDER REVOKING CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD of Northern Power Systems, Inc.   WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7268  FINDINGS AND ORDER RE: Petition of Catamount/Bolton Water and Sewer, LLC, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 108, for Consent to issue evidence of indebtedness for the purpose of financing certain upgrades to its water system
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CONTRACT ENTERED MARCH 8, 2007

SC 830 
ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc. and Tivoly, Inc.

ORDERS ENTERED MARCH 9, 2007

7032 
ORDER RE: APPROVAL OF DESIGN PLANS.  Joint Petition of Vermont Electric Power Company, Inc., Green Mountain Power Corporation and the Town of Stowe Electric Department for a certificate of public good, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. Section 248, authorizing the so-called Lamoille County 115 kV Project, consisting of the construction of a transmission line from Stowe to Duxbury, Vermont, and accompanying facilities         WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7116  FINAL ORDER In Re:  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
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7250  ORDER RE: SUFFICIENCY OF PETITION FOR CONCEPTUAL APPROVAL.  Petition of Deerfield Wind, LLC, for a certificate of public good authorizing it to construct and operate up to a 45 MW wind generation facility, and associated transmission and interconnection facilities, comprised of between 15 and 24 wind turbines on approximately 80 acres in the Green Mountain National Forest, located in Searsburg and Readsboro, Vermont, with turbines to be placed both on the east side of Route 8 on the same ridgeline as the existing GMP Searsburg wind facility (Eastern Project Area), and along the ridgeline to the west of Route 8 in the northwesterly orientation (Western Project Area) –    WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7270  PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM.  Joint Petition of Verizon New England, Inc., d/b/a Verizon Vermont, Certain Affiliates Thereof, and FairPoint Communications, Inc. for approval of an asset transfer, acquisition of control by merger and associated transactions            WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7273  ORDER OPENING INVESTIGATION AND NOTICE OF HEARING Re: Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc.'s Service Quality and Reliability         WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7275  ORDER OPENING INVESTIGATION AND NOTICE OF HEARING concerning possible remedies for the operation of Ascutney Mountain Water Company, Inc., without a certificate of public good or approved rate schedules
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CPG #NM-317  FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of the First Brandon National Bank for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system

ORDER ENTERED MARCH 12, 2007

7269 
PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM AND SCHEDULE In Re:  Petition of Green Mountain Power Corporation for a certificate of public good, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. Section 248, authorizing the rebuild of its Waterbury Center Substation #47, located on Route 100 north of Waterbury, Vermont         WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

CPG #NM-312 
FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD approving application of Martha Fritz for an interconnected net metered wind turbine

ORDERS ENTERED MARCH 14, 2007

7035 
ORDER RE: VERMONT ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE, INC. REVISED RECLAMATION REPORT 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            WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7049  SCHEDULING ORDER In Re:  Investigation into Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc.'s Integrated Resource Plan
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7249  ORDER APPROVING INTERCONNECTION AGREEMENT between Verizon New England Inc., d/b/a Verizon Vermont and CloseCall America, Inc.               WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

CPG 666  ORDER REVOKING CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD of Gates Communications, Inc. to operate as a Telecommunications Provider in the State of Vermont

CPG 816  ORDER AMENDING CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD TO REFLECT NAME CHANGE of AmeriVon, LLC to V-Global Communications, LLC

CPG 827  ORDER REVOKING CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD of Azteca Mobile, LLC to operate as a Telecommunications Provider in the State of Vermont

CPG 848-CM  FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING PETITION of Affinity Mobile, LLC d/b/a Trumpet Mobile to operate as a provider of commercial mobile radio services in Vermont

CPG #NM-321  FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Margaret Causey for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system

ORDER ENTERED MARCH 15, 2007

7271 
PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM In Re:  Investigation into Tariff Filing of Verizon New England Inc., d/b/a Verizon Vermont, introducing Records Reconciliation Service under Tariff No. 29   WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

CONTRACT ENTERED MARCH 16, 2007

SC 831 
GAS Special Contract approval between Vermont Gas Systems, Inc. and City of Burlington Electric Department

ORDERS ENTERED MARCH 19, 2007

7248 
SCHEDULING ORDER In Re: Petition of MCImetro Access Transmission Services for a determination that it is a nondominant carrier for purposes of PSB Rule No. 7.500            WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

CPG #NM-319  FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Heather Pembrook and Thomas Pichler for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system

CONTRACT ENTERED MARCH 23, 2007

SC 832 
ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Central Vermont Public Service Corporation and Monahan, SFI, LLC

ORDERS ENTERED MARCH 26, 2007

7176 
ORDER RE: MOTION TO AMEND ALTERNATIVE REGULATION PLAN of Green Mountain Power Corporation         WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7213  ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF CONSENT APPROVING SALE OF GMP TO GAZMET
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ORDERS ENTERED MARCH 28, 2007

6860 
ORDER RE: FERRY ROAD PLANS            WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7156  ORDER RE ADMISSION OF USFWS LETTER In Re:  Amended 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 40 MW wind electric generation facility, consisting of 16 wind turbines, and associated transmission and interconnection facilities, in Sheffield and Sutton, Vermont, to be known as the "Sheffield Wind Project"            WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7270  ORDER RE: MOTIONS TO INTERVENE AND NOTICES OF APPEARANCE.  Joint Petition of Verizon New England Inc., d/b/a Verizon Vermont, Certain Affiliates Thereof, and FairPoint Communications, Inc. for approval of an asset transfer, acquisition of control by merger and associated transactions            WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7270  PROCEDURAL ORDER RE: PROTECTIVE AGREEMENT         WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

CPG 782  ORDER REVOKING CPG of Primus Telecommunications, Inc. to Operate as a Telecommunications Provider in the State of Vermont

CONTRACTS ENTERED MARCH 28, 2007

SC 803
(Amendment)  ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION special contract approval between Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc. and Central Vermont Public Service Corporation

SC 804 (Amendment)  ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION special contract approval between Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc. and New England Hydro Transmission Corporation, and Green Mountain Power Corporation

SC 805 (Amendment)  ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION special contract approval between Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc. and Missisquoi Associates

SC 806 (Amendment)  ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION special contract approval between Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc. and Central Vermont Public Service Corporation, Vermont Marble Power Division of OMYA Inc., Barton Village Inc., and the Village of Enosburg Falls Water and Light Department

SC 807 (Amendment)  ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION special contract approval between Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc. and the Village of Enosburg Falls Water & Light Department

SC 808 (Amendment)  ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION special contract approval between Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc. and the Vermont Marble Power Division of OMYA, Inc.

SC 809 (Amendment)  ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION special contract approval between Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc. and Barton Village, Inc. and the Village of Orleans Electric Department

ORDERS ENTERED MARCH 29, 2007

7183 and 7192 
PROCEDURAL ORDER AND NOTICE OF HEARING In Re:  Petition of Eight Ratepayers for an investigation of possible disclosure of private telephone records without customers' knowledge or consent by Verizon AND Petition of Vermont Department of Public Service for an investigation into alleged unlawful customer records disclosure by Verizon                  WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7193  PROCEDURAL ORDER AND NOTICE OF HEARING In Re:  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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7213  ORDER RE: REVISED PILOT PROGRAM AND CERTIFICATE OF CONSENT.  Joint Petition of Green Mountain Power Corporation, Northern New England Energy Corporation (NNEEC), a subsidiary of Gaz Metro of Quebec, 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     Order (WordPerfect)    Order (AdobeAcrobat
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7278  PROCEDURAL ORDER In Re:  Debra Perry v. FairPoint Vermont, Inc.            WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

CPG #NM-323  ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Tanya Srolovitz for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system

ORDERS ENTERED MARCH 30, 2007

7274 
ORDER Re:  Evan Ginsberg v. Central Vermont Public Service Corporation      WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat

7275 
PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM AND NOTICE OF STATUS CONFERENCE 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               WordPerfect    AdobeAcrobat





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