Electric rate and corporate regulation filings: Commonwealth Edison Co. et al.,

 
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[Federal Register: May 21, 1999 (Volume 64, Number 98)]

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. ER99-2855-000, et al.]

Commonwealth Edison Company, et al., Electric Rate and Corporate Regulation Filings

May 14, 1999.

Take notice that the following filings have been made with the Commission:

  1. Commonwealth Edison Company

    [Docket No. ER99-2855-000]

    Take notice that on May 7, 1999, Commonwealth Edison Company (ComEd), tendered for filing Non-Firm Service Agreements with Southwestern Public Service Company (SPS), Public Service Co., of Colorado (PSC), and Omaha Public Power District (OPPD), under the terms of ComEd's Open Access Transmission Tariff (OATT).

    ComEd requests an effective date of May 7, 1999, for the service agreements, and accordingly, seeks waiver of the Commission's notice requirements.

    Copies of this filing were served on SPS, PSC, and OPPD.

    Comment date: May 27, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  2. El Paso Energy Corporation Sonat Inc.

    [Docket No. EC99-73-000]

    Take notice that on May 12, 1999, El Paso Energy Corporation (El Paso Energy) and Sonat Inc. (Sonat), on behalf of their respective public utility subsidiaries, tendered for filing with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission), pursuant to Section 203 of the Federal Power Act (the FPA), 16 U.S.C. Sec. 824(b) (1994), and Part 33 of the Commission's Regulations, 18 CFR Part 33, an application for an order approving their merger.

    El Paso Energy is an energy holding company whose operations include interstate and intrastate transportation and storage of natural gas; gathering and processing natural gas; independent power generation; the marketing of natural gas, power and other commodities; and the development of energy infrastructure facilities worldwide. Sonat is an energy holding company whose operations include the transmission gathering, and storage of natural gas; domestic oil and gas exploration and production; independent power generation; and the marketing of natural gas and power.

    Pursuant to a merger agreement, Sonat will merge into El Paso Energy through an exchange of stock. The Applicants state that they have submitted the information required by Part 33 of the Commission's Regulations in support of the application. The Applicants have requested that the Commission approve their application by September 1, 1999.

    Comment date: July 12, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  3. Allegheny Power Service Corp., on Behalf of Monongahela Power Co., the Potomac Edison Company, and West Penn Power Company (Allegheny Power)

    [Docket No. ER99-2856-000]

    Take notice that on May 7, 1999, Allegheny Power Service Corporation on behalf of Monongahela Power Company, The Potomac Edison Company and West Penn Power Company (Allegheny Power), tendered for filing Supplement No. 54 to add El Paso Power Services Company to Allegheny Power Open Access Transmission Service Tariff which has been accepted for filing by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in Docket No. ER96-58-000.

    The proposed effective date under the Service Agreement is May 6, 1999.

    Copies of the filing have been provided to the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission, the Maryland Public Service Commission, the Virginia State Corporation Commission, and the West Virginia Public Service Commission.

    Comment date: May 27, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  4. Delmarva Power & Light Company

    [Docket No. ER99-2857-000]

    Take notice that on May 7, 1999, Delmarva Power & Light Company (Delmarva), tendered for filing an executed umbrella service agreement with DTE Energy Trading, Inc., under Delmarva's market rate sales tariff.

    Delmarva requests an effective date of May 7, 1999.

    Comment date: May 27, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  5. Public Service Company of New Mexico

    [Docket No. ER99-2861-000]

    Take notice that on May 7, 1999, Public Service Company of New Mexico (PNM), tendered for filing a net-out agreement between PNM and Electric Clearinghouse, Inc. (ECI) PNM requested waiver of the Commission's notice requirement so that service under the PNM/ECI netting agreement may be effective as of April 1, 1999.

    Copies of the filing were served on ECI and the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission.

    Comment date: May 27, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  6. Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc.

    [Docket No. ER99-2862-000]

    Take notice that on May 7, 1999, Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (Con Edison), tendered for filing a service agreement to provide non-firm transmission service pursuant to its Open Access Transmission Tariff to Energy New England (ENE).

    Con Edison states that a copy of this filing has been served by mail upon ENE.

    Comment date: May 27, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  7. Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc.

    [Docket No. ER99-2863-000]

    Take notice that on May 7, 1999, Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (Con Edison), tendered for filing a service agreement to provide non-firm transmission service pursuant to its Open Access Transmission Tariff to NYSEG Solutions (NYSEG).

    Con Edison states that a copy of this filing has been served by mail upon NYSEG.

    Comment date: May 27, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  8. ISO New England Inc.

    [Docket No. ER99-2864-000]

    Take notice that on May 7, 1999, ISO New England Inc., tendered for filing revisions to its Tariff for Transmission Dispatch and Power Administration Services.

    Copies of said filing have been served upon all parties to this proceeding, upon NEPOOL Participants and upon all non-Participant entities that are customers under the NEPOOL Open Access Transmission Tariff, as well as upon the utility regulatory agencies of the six New England States.

    Comment date: May 27, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  9. Commonwealth Edison Company

    [Docket No. ER99-2866-000]

    Take notice that on May 7, 1999, Commonwealth Edison Company (ComEd), tendered for filing service agreements establishing PP&L

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    EnergyPlus Co. (EPLUS), and Omaha Public Power District (OPPD), as customers under ComEd's FERC Electric Market Based-Rate Schedule for power sales.

    ComEd requests an effective date of May 7, 1999, for the Service Agreements, and accordingly, seeks waiver of the Commission's notice requirements.

    Copies of the filing were served on EPLUS and OPPD.

    Comment date: May 27, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  10. Consolidated Edison Company Of New York, Inc.

    [Docket No. ER99-2865-000]

    Take notice that on May 7, 1999, Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (Con Edison), tendered for filing a service agreement to provide non-firm transmission service pursuant to its Open Access Transmission Tariff to Cargill-Alliant (CA).

    Con Edison states that a copy of this filing has been served by mail upon CA.

    Comment date: May 27, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  11. Allegheny Power Service Corp., on behalf of Monongahela Power Co., The Potomac Edison Company and West Penn Power Company (Allegheny Power)

    [Docket No. ER99-2860-000]

    Take notice that on May 7, 1999, Allegheny Power Service Corporation on behalf of Monongahela Power Company, The Potomac Edison Company and West Penn Power Company (Allegheny Power) filedSupplement No. 22 to add one (1) new Customer to the Market Rate Tariff under which Allegheny Power offers generation services.

    Allegheny Power requests a waiver of notice requirements to make service available as of May 6, 1999, to New Energy Partners, L.L.C.

    Copies of the filing have been provided to the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission, the Maryland Public Service Commission, the Virginia State Corporation Commission, the West Virginia Public Service Commission, and all parties of record.

    Comment date: May 27, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  12. Commonwealth Edison Company

    [Docket No. ER99-2867-000]

    Take notice that on May 7, 1999, Commonwealth Edison Company (ComEd), tendered for filing a Service Agreement, establishing Merrill Lynch Capital Services, Inc. (MLCS), as a customer under the terms of ComEd's Power Sales and Reassignment of Transmission Rights Tariff PSRT-1 (PSRT-1 Tariff). The Commission has previously designated the PSRT-1 Tariff as FERC Electric Tariff, First Revised Volume No. 2.

    ComEd requests an effective date of May 7, 1999, and accordingly seeks waiver of the Commission's notice requirements.

    Copies of this filing were served upon MLCS.

    Comment date: May 27, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  13. California Independent System Operator Corporation

    [Docket No. ER99-2868-000]

    Take notice that on May 7, 1999, the California Independent System Operator Corporation tendered for filing notice that effective July 1, 1999, the Meter Service Agreement for Scheduling Coordinators between and Duke Energy Trading and Marketing, L.L.C., effective date April 1, 1998, and filedwith the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission by the California Independent System Operator Corporation is to be canceled.

    Notice of the proposed cancellation has been served upon Duke Energy Trading and Marketing, L.L.C., and the California Public Utilities Commission.

    Comment date: May 27, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  14. Peco Energy Company

    [Docket No. ER99-2869-000]

    Take notice that on May 7, 1999, PECO Energy Company (PECO) tendered for filing under Section 205 of the Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. S 792 et seq., an Agreement dated September 29, 1998 with CL Power Sales Seven, L.L.C. (CL SEVEN) under PECO's FERC Electric Tariff Original Volume No. 1 (Tariff).

    PECO requests an effective date of July 1, 1999, for the Agreement.

    PECO states that copies of this filing have been supplied to CL SEVEN and to the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission.

    Comment date: May 27, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  15. Illinois Power Company

    [Docket No. ER99-2870-000]

    Take notice that on May 7, 1999, Illinois Power Company (Illinois Power), tendered for filing an agreement concerning the provision of electric service to Illinois Valley Electric Cooperative, Inc., as a long-term service agreement under its Market Rate Tariff.

    Comment date: May 27, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  16. The Detroit Edison Company

    [Docket No. ER99-2871-000]

    Take notice that on May 7, 1999, The Detroit Edison Company (Detroit Edison), tendered for filing Service Agreements (the Service Agreement) for Short Term Firm Point-to-Point Transmission Service under the Open Access Transmission Tariff and also the Joint Open Access Transmission Tariff of Detroit Edison, FERC Electric Tariff No. 1, between Detroit Edison and Duke Power, a division of Duke Energy Corporation, dated as of April 22, 1999. The parties have not engaged in any transactions under the Service Agreement prior to thirty days to this filing.

    Detroit Edison requests that the Service Agreement be made effective as rate schedules as of May 24, 1999.

    Comment date: May 27, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  17. The Detroit Edison Company

    [Docket No. ER99-2873-000]

    Take notice that on May 7, 1999, The Detroit Edison Company (Detroit Edison), tendered for filing Service Agreements (the Service Agreement) for Short Term Firm and Non-Firm Point-to-Point Transmission Service under the Open Access Transmission Tariff and also the Joint Open Access Transmission Tariff of Detroit Edison, FERC Electric Tariff No. 1, between Detroit Edison and Merchant Energy Group of the Americas (MEGA) dated as of October 15, 1998. The parties have not engaged in any transactions under the Service Agreements prior to thirty days to this filing.

    Detroit Edison requests that the Service Agreements be made effective as rate schedules as of May 21, 1999.

    Comment date: May 27, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  18. Illinois Power Company

    [Docket No. ER99-2874-000]

    Take notice that on May 7, 1999, Illinois Power Company (Illinois Power), 500 South 27th Street, Decatur, Illinois 62526, tendered for filing firm transmission agreements under which Granite City Steel Corporation will take transmission service pursuant to its open access transmission tariff. The

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    agreements are based on the Form of Service Agreement in Illinois Power's tariff.

    Illinois Power has requested an effective date of May 1, 1999.

    Comment date: May 27, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  19. Illinois Power Company

    [Docket No. ER99-2875-000]

    Take notice that on May 7, 1999, Illinois Power Company (Illinois Power), 500 South 27th Street, Decatur, Illinois 62526, tendered for filing firm transmission agreements under which Mitsubishi Motor Manufacturing of America, Inc. will take transmission service pursuant to its open access transmission tariff. The agreements are based on the Form of Service Agreement in Illinois Power's tariff.

    Illinois Power has requested an effective date of May 1, 1999.

    Comment date: May 27, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  20. Illinois Power Company

    [Docket No. ER99-2876-000]

    Take notice that on May 10, 1999, Illinois Power Company (Illinois Power), 500 South 27th Street, Decatur, Illinois 62526, tendered for filing updated specification pages to the existing Network Service Agreement under which Cinergy Services, Inc., will take transmission service pursuant to its open access transmission tariff. The agreements are based on the Form of Service Agreement in Illinois Power's tariff.

    Illinois Power has requested an effective date of April 10, 1999.

    Comment date: May 28, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  21. Minnesota Power, Inc.

    [Docket No. ER99-2877-000]

    Take notice that on May 10, 1999, Minnesota Power, Inc., tendered for filing a signed Service Agreement with Northern Indiana Public Service Company, under its market-based Wholesale Coordination Sales Tariff (WCS-2) to satisfy its filing requirements under this tariff.

    Comment date: May 28, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  22. Cinergy Services, Inc.

    [Docket No. ER99-2878-000]

    Take notice that on May 10, 1999, Cinergy Services, Inc. (Cinergy Services), as agent for and on behalf of its Operating Companies, The Cincinnati Gas & Electric Company and PSI Energy, Inc., tendered for filing in accordance with 18 CFR Part 35 of the Commission's Rules and Regulations, a Notice of Filing of its Mutual Netting/Closeout Agreements between Cinergy Services and the following entities:

    AYP Energy, Inc. Aquila Energy Marketing Corporation CNG Power Services Corporation ConAgra Energy Services, Inc. Constellation Power Source, Inc. Coral Power LLC Eastern Power Distribution, Inc. Engage Energy US, L.P. Enron Power Marketing, Inc. Enserch Energy Services, Inc. LG&E Energy Marketing Inc. Nipsco Energy Services, Inc. Northern Indiana Public Service Company NorAm Energy Services, Inc. QST Energy Trading, Inc. Southern Energy Trading and Marketing, Inc. Tractebel Energy Marketing, Inc. Williams Energy Services Company

    Copies of this filing were served upon all parties above.

    Comment date: May 28, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  23. Front Range Energy Associates L.L.C.

    [Docket No. ER99-2879-000]

    Take notice that on May 7, 1999, Front Range Energy Associates, L.L.C. (Front Range), tendered for filing pursuant to Rule 205 of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.205, an application for waivers and blanket approvals under various regulations of the Commission, approval of a power sales agreement and for an order accepting its proposed power sales tariff for the sale of energy and capacity at market-bases rates.

    Front Range seeks an effective date of July 6, 1999, for this filing.

    Comment date: May 27, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  24. Old Mill Power Company Docket

    [Docket No. ER99-2883-000]

    Take notice that on May 10, 1999, Old Mill Power Company (Old Mill), petitioned the Commission for acceptance of Old Mill Rate Schedule FERC No. 1; the granting of certain blanket approvals, including the authority to sell electricity at market-based rates; and the waiver of certain Commission regulations.

    Old Mill intends to engage in wholesale electric power and energy purchases and sales as a marketer. Old Mill is not in the business of generating or transmitting electric power.

    Comment date: May 28, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  25. Pacific Gas and Electric Company

    [Docket No. ER99-2884-000]

    Take notice that on May 10, 1999, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) tendered for filing a request to continue passing through to existing wholesale customers the ISO GMC approved by the Commission for collection as of July 1, 1999. The ISO on April 30, 1999 tendered for filing a section 205 request for approval of the Grid Management Charge rate formula and assessment provisions and requested that the Commission permit the proposed Tariff changes to go into effect on July 1, 1999.

    This filing seeks to keep PG&E's Pass-Through rate and tariff in conformity with the ISO GMC rate and tariff. This filing is part of the comprehensive restructuring proposal for the California electric power industry that is before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

    Copies of this filing have been served upon the California Public Utilities Commission and all other parties on the Service List to this proceeding.

    Comment date: May 28, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  26. Maine Public Service Company

    [Docket No. ER99-2885-000]

    Take notice that on May 10, 1999, Maine Public Service Company (Maine Public), tendered for filing an executed Service Agreement for non-firm point-to-point transmission service under Maine Public's open access transmission tariff with DukeSolutions, Inc.

    Comment date: May 28, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  27. Maine Public Service Company

    [Docket No. ER99-2886-000]

    Take notice that on May 10, 1999, Maine Public Service Company (Maine Public), tendered for filing an executed Service Agreement for firm point-to-point transmission service under Maine Public's open access transmission tariff with DukeSolutions, Inc.

    Comment date: May 28, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  28. Arizona Public Service Company

    [Docket No. ER99-2887-000]

    Take notice that on May 10, 1999, Arizona Public Service Company (APS), tendered for filing umbrella Service Agreement to provide short- term Non-

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    Firm Point-to-Point Transmission Service to El Paso Power Services Company under APS' Open Access Transmission Tariff.

    A copy of this filing has been served El Paso Power Services Company and the Arizona Corporation Commission.

    Comment date: May 28, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  29. American Electric Power Service Corporation

    [Docket No. ER99-2888-000]

    Take notice that on May 10, 1999, the American Electric Power Service Corporation (AEPSC), tendered for filing service agreements by the AEP Companies under the Wholesale Market Tariff of the AEP Operating Companies (Power Sales Tariff). The Power Sales Tariff was accepted for filing effective October 10, 1997 and has been designated AEP Operating Companies' FERC Electric Tariff Original Volume No. 5.

    AEPSC respectfully requests waiver of notice to permit these service agreement to be made effective for on or after April 10, 1999.

    A copy of the filing was served upon the Parties and the State Utility Regulatory Commissions of Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia.

    Comment date: May 28, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  30. Wisconsin Electric Power Company

    [Docket No. ER99-2889-000]

    Take notice that on May 10, 1999, Wisconsin Electric Power Company (Wisconsin Electric), tendered for filing a Long Term Firm Transmission Service Agreement between itself and (Alliant). The Transmission Service Agreement allows Alliant to receive seven megawatts of firm transmission service under Wisconsin Energy Corporation Operating Companies FERC Electric Tariff, Volume No. 1. The term is four years and ten months.

    Wisconsin Electric requests an effective date of July 1, 1999 and partial waiver of the Commission's notice requirements in order to allow Alliant to purchase the renewable energy from Minergy Corporation (Minergy) in accordance with the terms arranged by those parties.

    Copies of the filing have been served on Alliant, Minergy, the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin and the Michigan Public Service Commission.

    Comment date: May 28, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  31. Wisvest-Connecticut, L.L.C.

    [Docket No. ER99-2890-000]

    Take notice that on May 10, 1999, Wisvest-Connecticut, L.L.C. (Wisvest-Connecticut), tendered for filing an executed long-term service agreement with Littleton Electric Light Department.

    Comment date: May 28, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  32. Wisvest-Connecticut, L.L.C.

    [Docket No. ER99-2891-000]

    Take notice that on May 10, 1999, Wisvest-Connecticut, L.L.C. (Wisvest-Connecticut), tendered for filing an amendment to a power supply agreement with The United Illuminating Company which the Commission previously accepted for filing on February 26, 1999. The United Illuminating Company, 86 FERC para. 61,197 (1999). The amendment revises the definition of Retained Assets in the filedagreement.

    Comment date: May 28, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  33. Denver City Associates, L.P.

    [Docket No. ER99-2896-000]

    Take notice that on May 10, 1999, Denver City Associates, L.P., tendered for filing the first amendment to its Power Purchase Agreement with Golden Spread Electric Cooperative, Inc.

    Comment date: May 28, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  34. Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement and Power District

    [Docket No. NJ99-3-000]

    Take notice that on May 10, 1999, the Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement and Power District (SRP), a non-public utility operating in Arizona submitted for filing revisions to its voluntary Open Access Transmission Tariff (OATT), and a request for a declaratory order which would find that SRP's OATT continues to meet the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (Commission) comparability standards and is therefore an acceptable reciprocity tariff pursuant to the provisions of Order No. 888, et seq.

    Comment date: June 10, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

    Standard Paragraphs

    E. Any person desiring to be heard or to protest such filing should file a motion to intervene or protest with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, N.E., Washington, D.C. 20426, in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211 and 385.214). All such motions or protests should be filedon or before the comment date. Protests will be considered by the Commission in determining the appropriate action to be taken, but will not serve to make protestants parties to the proceeding. Any person wishing to become a party must file a motion to intervene. Copies of these filings are on file with the Commission and are available for public inspection. This filing may also be viewed on the Internet at http://www.ferc.fed.us/ online/rims.htm (call 202- 208-2222 for assistance). David P. Boergers, Secretary.

    [FR Doc. 99-12849Filed5-20-99; 8:45 am]

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