Electric rate and corporate regulation filings: Northeast Power Coodinating Council et al.,

 
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[Federal Register: June 15, 1999 (Volume 64, Number 114)]

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. ER99-1957-001, et al.]

Northeast Power Coordinating Council, et al.; Electric Rate and Corporate Regulation Filings

June 8, 1999.

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

1. Northeast Power Coordinating Council

[Docket Nos. ER99-1957-001, et al.]

Take notice that on June 1, 1999, Northeast Power Coordinating Council (NPCC) filedon behalf of the Member Systems of the New York Power Pool and joined by Allegheny Energy, Inc., Consumers Energy Co., and the Detroit Edison Company, and with the support of Ontario's Independent Electricity Market Operations, tendered for filing with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) a compliance filing pursuant to the Commission's order issued on May 12, 1999 in Docket No. EL98-52-000.

Comment date: June 21, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

2. Thicksten Grimm Burgum, Incorporation, Monterey Consulting Associates, Incorporated, and Dartmouth Power Associates Limited Partnership

[Docket Nos. ER96-2241-011, ER96-2143-010, and ER96-149-005]

Take notice that on May 27, 1999, the above-mentioned power marketers filedquarterly reports with the Commission in the above- mentioned proceedings for information only. These filings are available for public inspection and copying in the Public Reference Room or on the web at www.ferc.fed.us/ online/rims.htm for viewing and downloading (call 202-208-2222 for assistance).

3. PowerSource Corp.

[Docket Nos. ER98-3052-003 and ER98-3052-004]

Take notice that on May 28, 1999, the above-mentioned power marketer filedquarterly reports with the Commission in the above- mentioned proceedings for information only. These filings are available for public inspection and copying in the Public Reference Room or on the web at www.ferc.fed.us/ online/rims.htm for viewing and downloading (call 202-208-2222 for assistance).

4. AIE Energy Inc. and Jpower Inc.

[Docket Nos. ER98-3164-001, ER98-3164-002, ER98-3164-003 and ER95-1421- 012]

Take notice that on June 1, 1999, the above-mentioned power marketers filedquarterly reports with the Commission in the above- mentioned proceedings for information only. These filings are available for public inspection and copying in the Public Reference Room or on the web at www.ferc.fed.us/ online/rims.htm for viewing and downloading (call 202-208-2222 for assistance).

5. Avista Corporation

[Docket No. ER99-2389-000]

Take notice that on June 3, 1999, Avista Corporation (Avista Corp.), tendered for filing a response to the deficiency letter issued in this docket on May 7, 1999.

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Comment date: June 23, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

6. PacifiCorp

[Docket Nos. ER99-2470-000 and ER99-2515-000]

Take notice that on June 3, 1999, PacifiCorp, tendered for filing in accordance with 18 CFR 35 of the Commission's Rules and Regulations, a request for a deferral of Commission action in the above FERC Docket Numbers.

Copies of this filing were supplied to the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission and the Public Utility Commission of Oregon.

Comment date: June 23, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

7. Alliant Energy Corporate Services Inc.

[Docket No. ER99-3113-000]

Take notice that on June 1, 1999, Alliant Energy Corporate Services Inc. (ALTM) tendered for filing a signed Service Agreement under ALTM's Market Based Wholesale Power Sales Tariff (MR-1) between itself and Wisconsin Public Service Corporation (WPS).

ALTM respectfully requests a waiver of the Commission's notice requirements, and an effective date of May 26, 1999.

Comment date: June 21, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

8. Duke Energy Corporation

[Docket No. ER99-3114-000]

Take notice that on June 1, 1999, Duke Energy Corporation (Duke) tendered for filing a Service Agreement with PP&L EnergyPlus Co., for Firm Point-To-Point Transmission Service under Duke's Open Access Transmission Tariff.

Duke states that this filing is in accordance with Part 35 of the Commission's Regulations and a copy has been served on the North Carolina Utilities Commission.

Comment date: June 21, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

9. Duke Energy Corporation

[Docket No. ER99-3115-000]

Take notice that on June 1, 1999, Duke Energy Corporation (Duke) tendered for filing a Service Agreement with PP&L EnergyPlus Co. for Non-Firm Point-To-Point Transmission Service under Duke's Open Access Transmission Tariff.

Duke states that this filing is in accordance with Part 35 of the Commission's Regulations and a copy has been served on the North Carolina Utilities Commission.

Comment date: June 21, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

10. Carolina Power & Light Company )

[Docket No. ER99-3116-000]

Take notice that on June 1, 1999, Carolina Power & Light Company (CP&L) tendered for filing a Service Agreement for Firm Point-to-Point Transmission Service with Carolina Power & Light--Wholesale Power Department. Service to this Eligible Customer will be in accordance with the terms and conditions of Carolina Power & Light Company's Open Access Transmission Tariff.

CP&L is requesting an effective date of July 1, 1999 for this Agreement.

Copies of the filing were served upon the North Carolina Utilities Commission and the South Carolina Public Service Commission.

Comment date: June 21, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

11. Jersey Central Power & Light Company, Metropolitan Edison Company and Pennsylvania Electric Company

[Docket No. ER99-3117-000]

Take notice that on June 1, 1999, Jersey Central Power & Light Company, Metropolitan Edison Company and Pennsylvania Electric Company (doing business as GPU Energy) fileda Restated Composite Power Pooling Agreement among the GPU Energy companies (Restated Agreement). The Restated Agreement governs the integrated operation of the three GPU Energy companies.

Comment date: June 21, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

12. Duke Energy St. Francis LLC

[Docket No. ER99-3118-000]

Take notice that on June 1, 1999, Duke Energy St. Francis LLC (DESF) tendered for filing an Application for Approval of Market-Based Power Sales Tariff, For Waivers of Commission Regulations, and to Reassign Transmission Capacity.

Comment date: June 21, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

13. Alliant Energy Corporate Services Inc.

[Docket No. ER99-3119-000]

Take notice that on June 1, 1999, Alliant Energy Corporate Services Inc. (ALTM) tendered for filing a signed Service Agreement under ALTM's Market Based Wholesale Power Sales Tariff (MR-1) between itself and Cargill-Alliant, LLC.

ALTM respectfully requests a waiver of the Commission's notice requirements, and an effective date of May 28, 1999.

Comment date: June 21, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

14. PacifiCorp

[Docket No. ER99-3120-000]

Take notice that on June 1, 1999, PacifiCorp tendered for filing in accordance with 18 CFR 35 of the Commission's Rules and Regulations, the fully executed Generation Control/Storage/Delivery Agreement between PacifiCorp and Public Service Company of Colorado (PSCO) under PacifiCorp's FERC Electric Tariff, First Revised Volume No. 12. Also filedwas PSCO's Certificate of Concurrence.

Copies of this filing were supplied to the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission and the Public Utility Commission of Oregon.

Comment date: June 21, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

15. Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation

[Docket No. ER99-3121-000]

Take notice that on June 1, 1999, Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation (Niagara Mohawk) tendered for filing with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission an executed Transmission Service Agreement between Niagara Mohawk and TransCanada Power Marketing Ltd. (TransCanada) for Non-firm Point-To-Point Transmission Service. This Transmission Service Agreement specifies that TransCanada has signed on to and has agreed to the terms and conditions of Niagara Mohawk's Open Access Transmission Tariff as filedin Docket No. OA96-194-000. This Tariff, filedwith FERC on July 9, 1996, will allow Niagara Mohawk and TransCanada to enter into separately scheduled transactions under which Niagara Mohawk will provide non-firm transmission service for TransCanada as the parties may mutually agree.

Niagara Mohawk requests an effective date of May 26, 1999. Niagara Mohawk has requested waiver of the notice requirements for good cause shown.

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Niagara Mohawk has served copies of the filing upon the New York State Public Service Commission and TransCanada.

Comment date: June 21, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

16. New York State Electric & Gas Corporation

[Docket No. ER99-3122-000]

Take notice that on June 1, 1999, New York State Electric & Gas Corporation (NYSEG) fileda Notice of Termination of executed Network Service and Network Operating Agreements between NYSEG and the energy service companies participating in NYSEG's retail access program (the Transmission Customers). The Transmission Customers are listed in an attachment to the filing. The Agreements contain notification that the NYSEG Open Access Transmission Tariff may be superseded in whole or in part by the proposed tariff of the New York State Independent System Operator (NYISO).

NYSEG requests waiver of the Commission's notice requirements, expedited resolution, and that the termination be made effective as of the effective date of the NYISO tariff.

NYSEG has served copies of the filing on the New York State Public Service Commission and the Transmission Customers listed in an attachment to the filing.

Comment date: June 22, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

17. Northern States Power Company (Minnesota) and Northern States Power Company (Wisconsin)

[Docket No. ER99-3123-000]

Take notice that on June 1, 1999, Northern States Power Company (Minnesota) and Northern States Power Company (Wisconsin) (jointly NSP) tendered for filing a Firm Point-to-Point Transmission Service Agreement between NSP and Northwestern Wisconsin Electric Company and its affiliate North Central Power Company.

NSP requests that the Commission accept the agreement effective May 1, 1999, and requests waiver of the Commission's notice requirements in order for the agreement to be accepted for filing on the date requested.

Comment date: June 21, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

18. Virginia Electric and Power Company

[Docket No. ER99-3124-000]

Take notice that on June 1, 1999, Virginia Electric and Power Company (Virginia Power) tendered for filing a Service Agreement for Firm Point-to-Point Transmission Service with Minnesota Power, Inc. under the Open Access Transmission Tariff to Eligible Purchasers dated July 14, 1997. Under the tendered Service Agreement, Virginia Power will provide Firm Point-to-Point Transmission Service to the Transmission Customer under the rates, terms and conditions of the Open Access Transmission Tariff.

Virginia Power requests an effective date of June 1, 1999.

Copies of the filing were served upon Minnesota Power, Inc., the Virginia State Corporation Commission and the North Carolina Utilities Commission.

Comment date: June 21, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

19. Minergy Neenah, L.L.C.

[Docket No. ER99-3125-000]

Take notice that on June 1, 1999, Minergy Neenah, L.L.C. (Minergy), a Wisconsin limited liability company, tendered for filing an application for authorization to sell power at market-based rates, a proposed market-based tariff for the sale of capacity and energy pursuant to negotiated agreement, a form of service agreement, and a code of conduct.

Minergy requests that the Commission accept the tariff and code of conduct for filing and grant such waivers of its regulations and blanket authorizations as the Commission has granted to other power marketers.

Minergy requests that the Commission permit the tariff to become effective no later than July 1, 1999.

Copies of the filing have been served upon the Wisconsin Public Service Commission.

Comment date: June 21, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

20. Entergy Services, Inc.

[Docket No. ER99-3138-000]

Take notice that on June 3, 1999, Entergy Services, Inc. (Entergy Services), on behalf of Entergy Gulf States, Inc. (Entergy Gulf States), tendered for filing an Interconnection and Operating Agreement between Entergy Gulf States and Crown Paper Company d/b/a Crown Vantage.

Comment date: June 23, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

21. West Texas Utilities Company

[Docket No. ER99-3139-000]

Take notice that on June 3, 1999, West Texas Utilities Company (WTU), tendered for filing a service agreement with Big Country Electric Cooperative, Inc. (Big Country) for interruptible service under WTU's WPC Tariff.

WTU requests an effective date of June 3, 1999. Accordingly, WTU requests waiver of the Commission's notice requirements.

Copies of this filing were served upon Big Country and the Public Utility Commission of Texas.

Comment date: June 23, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

22. Monongahela Power Company, The Potomac Edison Company and West Penn Power Company (Allegheny Power)

[Docket No. ER99-3140-000]

Take notice that on June 3, 1999, Monongahela Power Company, The Potomac Edison Company and West Penn Power Company (Allegheny Power), tendered for filing an unexecuted network integration transmission service and network operating agreements for Letterkenny Industrial Development Authority.

The proposed effective date agreed to be the Parties is May 3, 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, the West Virginia Public Service Commission, and all parties of record.

Comment date: June 23, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

23. Consumers Energy Company

[Docket No. ER99-3141-000]

Take notice that on June 3, 1999, Consumers Energy Company (Consumers), tendered for filing an executed service agreement for unbundled wholesale power service with Northern Indiana Public Service Company pursuant to Consumers' Market Based Power Sales Tariff accepted for filing in Docket No. ER98-4421-000.

The service agreement has an effective date of May 5, 1999.

Copies of the filing have been served on the Michigan Public Service Commission and Northern Indiana Public Service Company.

Comment date: June 23, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

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24. FPH Electric, L.L.C., doing business as Energy Risk Solutions

[Docket No. ER99-3142-000]

Take notice that on June 3, 1999, FPH Electric, L.L.C., FPH Electric, L.L.C., doing business as Energy Risk Solutions (FPH) petitioned the Commission for acceptance of FPH 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.

FPH intends to engage in wholesale electric power and energy purchases and sales as a marketer. FPH is not in the business of generating or transmitting electric power. FPH has no members who own or control any electric generation, transmission, franchised retail service territories, generation sites, natural gas fuel supplies, or any other potential barriers to entry.

Comment date: June 23, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

25. Reliant Energy Indian River, LLC

[Docket No. ER99-3143-000]

Take notice that on June 3, 1999, Reliant Energy Indian River, LLC (Reliant Indian River), tendered for filing pursuant to Rule 205, 18 CFR 385.205, a petition for waivers and blanket approvals under various regulations of the Commission and for an order accepting its FERC Electric Rate Schedule No. 1 authorizing Reliant Indian River to make sales at market-based rates.

Reliant Indian River intends to sell electric power at wholesale. In transactions where Reliant Indian River sells electric energy, it proposes to make such sales on rates, terms, and conditions to be mutually agreed to with the purchasing party. Reliant Indian River's Rate Schedule provides for the sale of energy and capacity at agreed prices.

Reliant Indian River has requested waiver of the Commission's Regulations to permit this rate schedule to become effective on the date Reliant Indian River acquires the Indian River Facility.

Comment date: June 23, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

26. Alliance Companies

[Docket No. ER99-3144-000]

Take notice that on June 3, 1999, the Alliance Companies (American Electric Power Service Corporation, Consumers Energy Company, The Detroit Edison Company, FirstEnergy Corp., and Virginia Electric and Power Company) on behalf of themselves and their public utility operating company subsidiaries tendered for filing an application under Section 205 of the Federal Power Act for approval of the proposed Alliance Regional Transmission Organization (Alliance RTO).

The application seeks approval to create the Alliance RTO which could be formed initially as either the Alliance Transco or the Alliance ISO. The proposal would permit the Alliance ISO, if formed initially, to be replaced by the Alliance Transco under conditions specified in the Alliance Agreement filedas part of the application. The application also includes a proposed Alliance RTO open access transmission tariff that would provide service into, from and through the Alliance RTO. The Applicants request that the Alliance RTO open access transmission tariff become effective upon the transmission service date of the Alliance RTO and that it supersede the open access transmission tariffs of the respective Alliance Companies and their operating companies at that time.

Comment date: June 23, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

27. Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.

[Docket No. QF99-84-000]

Take notice that on May 28, 1999, Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (Air Products) filedwith the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) an application for certification of a facility as a qualifying cogeneration facility pursuant to Section 292.207(b) of the Commission's regulations. No determination has been made that the submittal constitutes a complete filing.

The facility consists of a hydrogen steam methane reformer integrated with a combined cycle cogeneration plant and portions of the Clark Refining & Marketing, Inc. (Clark Refining) petroleum refinery at Port Arthur, Texas that will take steam and electricity produced by the cogeneration plant. The hydrogen steam methane reformer and cogeneration plant will be owned and operated by Air Products and will be installed at the petroleum refinery owned by Clark Refining. Air Products intends to include both the producing and consuming components as part of the qualifying facility.

Comment date: June 28, 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, NE, Washington, DC 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. 99-15088Filed6-14-99; 8:45 am]

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