Vermont Public Service Board

March 2008 Orders and Decisions


ORDER ENTERED MARCH 6, 2008

7319  FINAL ORDER APPROVING GREEN MOUNTAIN POWER CORPORATION'S 2007 INTEGRATED RESOURCE PLAN

 


ORDERS ENTERED MARCH 7, 2008

7316  SCHEDULING ORDER In Re Investigation into regulation of Voice over Internet Protocol ("VoIP") services

7404  PREHEARING CONFERENCE AND SCHEDULING ORDER In Re  Petition of Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee, LLC, and Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc., for Approval of an Indirect Transfer of Control of Each Company, Consent to Pledge of Assets, Guarantees and Assignments of Contracts by Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee, LLC, and Amendment to the CPG of Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc., to Reflect a Name Change, Replacement of $60 Million Letter of Credit and Substitution of $700 Million Support Agreement for Two Inter-Company Credit Facilities

 


ORDERS ENTERED MARCH 12, 2008

7304  ORDER CLOSING DOCKET In Re Petition of Vermont Transco, LLC, for authority to condemn easement rights in property interests of Jean G. Pecor, located in Charlotte, Vermont, for the purpose of constructing the 115 kV transmission line portion of the so-called Northwest Reliability Project

7373  ORDER RE VERMONT LAND TRUST'S MOTION TO INTERVENE 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

DSN #464  ORDER RE NOTICE OF PROBABLE VIOLATION In Re Champlain Valley Telecom

DSN #467  ORDER RE NOTICE OF PROBABLE VIOLATION In Re Vermont Telephone Company, Inc.

DSN #473  ORDER RE NOTICE OF PROBABLE VIOLATION In Re Vermont Gas Systems, Inc.

DSN #475  ORDER RE NOTICE OF PROBABLE VIOLATION In Re Central Vermont Public Service Corporation

DSN #479  ORDER RE NOTICE OF PROBABLE VIOLATION In Re Vermont Tent Company

DSN #494  ORDER RE NOTICE OF PROBABLE VIOLATION In Re Vermont Custom Concrete, Inc.

DSN #495  ORDER RE NOTICE OF PROBABLE VIOLATION In Re Moe Dubois & Son Excavating

 


ORDERS ENTERED MARCH 13, 2008

 

CPG 360-CR  ORDER AND AMENDED CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD TO INCLUDE PROVISION OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICES TO THE LOCAL EXCHANGE

 


ORDERS ENTERED MARCH 14, 2008

7306  PROCEDURAL ORDER RE MOTION TO EXTEND RESPONSE TIME PERIOD.  Petition of Vermont Transco, LLC, for authority to condemn easement rights in property interests  of Olde Orchard Realty Partnership, L.P., and Wells Fargo Bank Minnesota, N.A., located in South Burlington, Vermont, for the purpose of constructing the 115 kV transmission line portion of the so-called Northwest Reliability Project

7381  SCHEDULING ORDER In Re  Petition of Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc., for authority to issue $11,000,000 in Series 2008 First Mortgage Bonds and to mortgage property as security therefor

7412  FINAL ORDER Approving Green Mountain Power Corporation's Efficiency Fund 2008 Annual Plan


ORDER ENTERED MARCH 17, 2008

CPG #NM-401  PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM and SCHEDULING ORDER In Re  Application of Frank Cole for a certificate of public good for an interconnected net metered wind turbine


ORDERS ENTERED MARCH 19, 2008

7373  ORDER RE: NORTHEAST UTILITIES' MOTION TO INTERVENE.  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-431  ORDER and CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Stephen Plume and Martha McDaniel for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system

CPG #NM-435  ORDER and CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Howard Kesterberg for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system


ORDERS ENTERED MARCH 21, 2008

7379  FINAL ORDER, CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD, AND CERTIFICATE OF CONSENT In Re:  Joint Petition of North Country Cablevision, Inc. to sell substantially all of its Vermont assets, and Comcast of Connecticut/Georgia/Massachusetts/New Hampshire/New York/ North Carolina/Virginia/Vermont, LLC, d/b/a Comcast, to own and operate North Country's cable television system located in the Towns of Bakersfield, Berkshire, Enosburg, Fairfield, Montgomery, and Richford, Vermont

CPG #NM-440  ORDER and CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Beverly and Gary Barton for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system


ORDER ENTERED MARCH 24, 2008

7404  ORDER RE: MOTIONS TO INTERVENE AND MOTIONS PRO HAC VICE In Re:  Petition of Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee, LLC, and Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc., for Approval of an Indirect Transfer of Control of Each Company, Consent to Pledge of Assets, Guarantees and Assignments of Contracts by Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee, LLC, and Amendment to the CPG of Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc., to Reflect a Name Change, Replacement of $60 Million Guarantee with $60 Million Letter of Credit and Substitution of $700 Million Support Agreement for Two Inter-Company Credit Facilities


ORDERS ENTERED MARCH 26, 2008

6805  ORDER SUSPENDING FILING REQUIREMENT In Re:  Investigation into distributed utility planning in the Southern Loop DUP Target Area

6806  ORDER SUSPENDING FILING REQUIREMENT In Re:  Investigation into distributed utility planning in the Stratton Distribution DUP Target Area

7382  ORDER RE CO-PETITIONER STATUS AND MOTIONS TO INTERVENE In Re:  Petition of Green Mountain Power Corporation for a certificate of public good, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. Section 248, authorizing (1) the decommissioning and removal of the Bellows Falls #67 Substation, located at the corner of Bridge Street and Rockingham Street in the Village of Bellows Falls, Vermont, and (2) the construction of a new upgraded substation to be located at 47 Bridge Street in the Town of Rockingham, Vermont


ORDERS ENTERED MARCH 27, 2008

 

6860  ORDER RE QUEEN CITY LAY-DOWN AREA In Re:  Petitions of Vermont Electric Power Company, Inc. (VELCO), Vermont Transco, LLC, Green Mountain Power Corporation (GMP), and Central Vermont Public Service Corporation (CVPS) 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

 

7191  ORDER MODIFYING EARNINGS CAP CALCULATION METHODOLOGY 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

 

7271  REPORT AND ORDER In Re:  Investigation into Tariff Filing of Verizon New England, Inc., d/b/a Verizon Vermont, introducing Record Reconciliation Service under Tariff No. 29

 

7297  FINAL ORDER In Re:  Petition of Vermont Transco, LLC, for authority to condemn easement rights in property interests of Peter P. Markowski and C. Elizabeth Markowski, located in Ferrisburgh, Vermont, for the purpose of constructing the 115 kV transmission line portion of the so-called Northwest Reliability Project

 

7373  PROCEDURAL ORDER RE:  PROTECTIVE AGREEMENT 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


CONTRACTS ISSUED MARCH 27, 2008

 

SC #803 (Amendment No. 2)  ELECTRICAL Special Contract Approval between Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc. and Central Vermont Public Service Corporation

 

SC #804 (Amendment No. 2)  ELECTRICAL Special Contract Approval between Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc. and New England Hydro Transmission Corporation and Green Mountain Power Corporation

 

SC #805 (Amendment No. 2)  ELECTRICAL Special Contract Approval between Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc. and Missisquoi Associates

 

SC #806 (Amendment No. 2)  ELECTRICAL 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 No. 2)  ELECTRICAL Special Contract Approval between Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc. and the Village of Enosburg Falls Water & Light Department

 

SC #808 (Amendment No. 2)  ELECTRICAL Special Contract Approval between Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc. and the Vermont Marble Power Division of OMYA, Inc.

 

SC #809 (Amendment No. 2)  ELECTRICAL Special Contract Approval between Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc. and Barton Village, Inc. and the Village of Orleans Electric Department

 

SC #845  GAS Special Contract Approval between Vermont Gas Systems, Inc. and City of Burlington Electric Department


ORDERS ENTERED MARCH 28, 2008

 

7246  FINAL ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING PETITION of Central Vermont Public Service Corporation for a CPG pursuant to 30 V.S.A. 248, authorizing the construction of a 46 kV electrical substation, including the installation of synchronous condensers and related equipment, in Winhall, Vermont

 

7407  PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM In Re: Complaint of CTC Communications Corp. and Lightship Telecom LLC (collectively, One Communications), against Verizon New England Inc., d/b/a Verizon Vermont

 


ORDERS ENTERED MARCH 31, 2008

 

7322  ORDER RE SCHEDULE AND ISSUE TO BE ADDRESSED BY PARTIES 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

 

7337  ORDER CLOSING DOCKET In Re:  Petition of Vermont Gas Systems, Inc. to amend its Certificate of Public Good issued in Docket No. 5329, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. 248(j), to install two 30,000-gallon propane storage tanks at the propane-air, peak-shaving facility at 27 Champlain Drive in the Ethan Allen Industrial Park in Colchester, Vermont

 

7270  ORDER RE: CHANGED INTEREST RATES In Re:  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

 

CPG # NM-436  ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Phyllis Newbeck for an interconnected group net metered photovoltaic electrical power system

 

DSN #482  ORDER RE: NOTICE OF PROBABLE VIOLATION In Re Comcast

 

DSN #484  ORDER RE: NOTICE OF PROBABLE VIOLATION In Re Comcast

 

DSN #488  ORDER RE: NOTICE OF PROBABLE VIOLATION In Re Comcast

 

DSN #489  ORDER RE: NOTICE OF PROBABLE VIOLATION In Re Comcast

 


 

 

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