Vermont Public Service Board

May 2008 Orders and Decisions


ORDER ENTERED MAY 1, 2008

CPG #NM-240  ORDER AND AMENDED CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Sharon Academy for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system


CONTRACT ENTERED MAY 1, 2008

 

SC #846  TELECOMMUNICATIONS Special Contract approval between Telephone Operating Company of Vermont, d/b/a FairPoint Communications and a customer identified under seal

 


ORDERS ENTERED MAY 2, 2008

6860  ORDER RE APPROVAL OF TREE-CLEARING PLANS In Re:  Petitions of Vermont Electric Power Company, Inc. (VELCO) 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 –

7403  SCHEDULING ORDER In Re Petition of Kenneth Schramm vs. Comcast of Georgia, Inc., Time Warner Cable Inc., Cable Holdco Exchange III LLC, d/b/a Comcast, and Green Mountain Access Television, Inc., in re:  PEG programming issues

7427  ORDER SUSPENDING TARIFF FILING AND NOTICE OF PREHEARING CONFERENCE In Re Tariff filing of Washington Electric Cooperative, Inc. re: proposed rate design changes, to take effect May 12, 2008

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

CPG #NM-454  ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Benjamin Marks Ware for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system

CPG #NM-462  ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of William and Laurie Danforth for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system


ORDER ENTERED MAY 5, 2008

7404  ORDER RE: MOTION TO RECONSIDER 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 MAY 7, 2008

CPG #NM-457  ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Scott Baughman for an interconnected net metered wind turbine and photovoltaic system

CPG #NM-464  ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of William and Jayne Collins for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system


ORDER ENTERED MAY 8, 2008

7416  PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM AND SCHEDULING ORDER In Re:  Joint Petition of PPL Renewable Energy, LLC, and Green Mountain Power Corporation for a certificate of public good, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. Section 248, authorizing the construction and operation of up to a 3.2 MW landfill gas-to-energy facility and related interconnection facilities on-site at the Moretown Landfill in Moretown, Vermont


ORDERS ENTERED MAY 9, 2008

7301  ORDER CLOSING DOCKET In Re Petition of Vermont Transco, LLC, for authority to condemn easement rights in property interests of Margaret M. Berlin, located in Charlotte, Vermont, for the purpose of constructing the 115 kV transmission line portion of the so-called Northwest Reliability Project

7353  FINAL ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING PETITION of TransCanada Hydro Northeast, Inc., pursuant to 30 V.S.A. Section 248 re the Bellows Falls Station located in the Village of Bellows Falls, in the Town of Rockingham, Vermont


ORDERS ENTERED MAY 12, 2008

7330  ORDER RE: MOTION FOR RELIEF AND AMENDED ORDER In Re Petition of Public Service Company of New Hampshire for Approval of:  (1) the Issuance of up to $200 Million Aggregate Principal amount of Long-Term Debt Securities; (2) Amendment and Restatement of First Mortgage Indenture; (3) the Mortgaging of Property; and (4) the Utilization of Interest Rate Locks

7381  FINAL ORDER APPROVING 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

7407  PROCEDURAL ORDER RE: MOTIONS TO MODIFY SCHEDULE AND CLARIFY NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTION In Re Complaint of CTC Communications Corp. and Lightship Telecom LLC (collectively, One Communications), against Verizon New England Inc.

7419  PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM In Re  Petition of Vermont Transco, LLC, for authority to condemn easement rights in property interests of Stephen M. Roberts, Mary R. Fouts, Chittenden Trust Company, d/b/a Chittenden Bank, and Citizens Bank, f/k/a Albank, FSB, located in Charlotte, Vermont, for the purpose of constructing the 115 kV transmission line portion of the so-called Northwest Reliability Project

CPG #NM-434  ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Malcolm and Marjorie Wright for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system

CPG #NM-437  ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Russell Snow for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system

CPG #NM-446  ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Bob Atchinson and Becky Buchanan for an interconnected net metered wind turbine

CPG #NM-458  ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Gertrude Lepine for an interconnected net metered farm system

CPG #NM-459  ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Harold McCoy for an interconnected net metered wind turbine

CPG #NM-466  ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Chris Ellingwood for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system


ORDER ENTERED MAY 13, 2008

7426  ORDER CANCELING PREHEARING CONFERENCE AND WORKSHOP In Re Investigation into Village of Ludlow Electric Light Department's tariff filing, requesting creation of a new non-firm service rate, to take effect May 1, 2008


ORDER ENTERED MAY 14, 2008

7156  ORDER RE LEASE LANGUAGE, DECOMMISSIONING PLAN, AND REQUEST FOR HEARINGS In Re 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


ORDERS ENTERED MAY 15, 2008

7248  ORDER CLOSING DOCKET In Re Petition of MCImetro Access Transmission Services for a determination that it is a nondominant carrier for purposes of Public Service Board Rule No. 7.500

CPG #NM-439  ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Skimmer Hellier for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system

CPG #NM-465  ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Middlebury College for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system

CPG 792  ORDER REVOKING CPG of Inmate Calling Solutions, LLC, as a Telecommunications Provider in the State of Vermont

CPG 874-CM  ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of DeltaCom, Inc., to operate as a provider of commercial mobile radio services in Vermont

CPG 875-CM  ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of Lightship Telecom, LLC, to operate as a provider of commercial mobile radio services in Vermont

CPG 876-CM  ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of CTC Communications Corp. to operate as a provider of commercial mobile radio services in Vermont

CPG 877-CM  ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of Coast to Coast Cellular Inc., to operate as a provider of commercial mobile radio services in Vermont


ORDER ENTERED MAY 16, 2008

7373  ORDER RE: REQUESTS FOR ENLARGEMENT OF TIME, MOTION TO APPEAR PRO HAC VICE, AND MODIFIED 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


ORDERS ENTERED MAY 19, 2008

7404  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 Guarantee with $60 Million Letter of Credit and Substitution of $700 Million Support Agreement for Two Inter-Company Credit Facilities

CPG #NM-450  ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Robert DuGrenier Assoc., Inc., for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system

CPG #NM-460  ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Doug Grant for an interconnected net metered wind turbine


ORDER ENTERED MAY 20, 2008

7422  ORDER APPROVING PETITION of Vermont Public Power Supply Authority pursuant to 30 V.S.A. 108(a) for Approval for Long-Term financing of $2.5 million related to capital upgrades to the J.C. McNeil Generating Facility for a Selective Catalytic Reduction System


ORDERS ENTERED MAY 21, 2008

7424  PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM AND SCHEDULING ORDER In Re Petition of Ledgewood on Okemo Condominium Owners Association ("Ledgewood") for Declaratory Ruling and Consumer Complaint re Provision of Water Service to Ledgewood by Okemo Realty, Inc., and Winterplace at Okemo Condominium Owners Association, Inc.

CPG #NM-419  ORDER and CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Richard Hopwood for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system

CPG #NM-468  ORDER and CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Kevin Crowley for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system


ORDER ENTERED MAY 22, 2008

CPG #NM-471  ORDER and CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Rick Fritz for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system


ORDERS ENTERED MAY 28, 2008

7323  REPORT AND ORDER CLOSING DOCKET In Re Petition of three ratepayers versus Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc., regarding a bylaw amendment concerning easements

7402  REPORT AND ORDER CLOSING DOCKET In Re Petition of Ludlow Petition Committee requesting a change in service territory from Central Vermont Public Service Corporation to Village of Ludlow Electric Light Department

CPG 820  ORDER REVOKING CPG of ACN Communications Services, Inc. to Operate as a Telecommunications Provider in the State of Vermont

CPG 879-CM  ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of Conversent Communications of VT, LLC, to operate as a provider of commercial mobile radio services in Vermont

CPG #NM-226  ORDER AND AMENDED CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD for East Shore Vineyard, LLC, for an interconnected net metered wind turbine system

CPG #NM-467  ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Corina Winchester for an interconnected net metered farm system


ORDER ENTERED MAY 29, 2008

7314  FINAL ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD 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


ORDER ENTERED MAY 30, 2008

7435  ORDER APPROVING OUTLINE OF GREEN MOUNTAIN POWER CORPORATION VIRTUAL CHOICE PLAN


 

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