Electric rate and corporate regulation filings: Origen Power Corp. et al.,

 
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[Federal Register: May 12, 1998 (Volume 63, Number 91)]

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. EG98-71-000, et al.]

Origen Power Corp., et al.; Electric Rate and Corporate Regulation Filings

May 5, 1998.

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

  1. Origen Power Corp.

    [Docket No. EG98-71-000]

    Take notice that on April 28, 1998, Origen Power Corp. (Applicant), with its principal office at P.O. Box 321, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73101, filedwith the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission an application for determination of exempt wholesale generator status pursuant to Part 365 of the Commission's Regulations.

    Applicant states that upon consummation of the purchase by OGE Energy Corp., of the outstanding stock of Oklahoma Loan Acquisition Corp. (OLAC), and the subsequent name change of OLAC to Origen Power Corp., Applicant will be engaged in owning and operating a cogeneration facility located near Pryor, Oklahoma (the Eligible Facility), with maximum net capacity of 128 megawatts, and selling electric energy exclusively at wholesale. A portion of that energy will be sold to Energy Corp.'s electric utility subsidiary, Oklahoma Gas and Electric Company (OG&E). All electric energy produced by the Eligible Facility will be sold exclusively at wholesale.

    In connection with the purchase of OLAC by Energy Corp., and the sale of power to OG&E by Applicant, OG&E has obtained orders from the Oklahoma Corporation Commission and the Arkansas Public Service Commission with the findings required by Section 32(k) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935, as amended and Part 365 of the Commission's regulations. See Application of Oklahoma Gas and Electric Company, Cause No. PUD 980000036, Order No. 421477 (O.C.C. Mar. 13, 1998) and Application of Oklahoma Gas and Electric Company, Docket No. 98-044-U, Order No. 1 (A.P.S.C. April 9, 1998).

    Comment date: May 26, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice. The Commission will limit its consideration of comments to those that concern the adequacy or accuracy of the application.

  2. American Electric Power Company, Inc.; Central and Southwest Corporation

    [Docket No. EC98-40-000]

    Take notice that on April 30, 1998, American Electric Power Company, Inc. (AEP), and Central and South West Corporation (CSW) (collectively, Applicants), tendered for filing an application to merge (Application).

    The merger involves three corporations: the two Applicants, and Augusta Acquisition Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of AEP, which will serve the sole purpose of achieving the merger and will not survive the merger. Augusta will merge with and into CSW, which will survive and continue in existence for a period following the merger. At the closing, each share of CSW common stock will be converted into 0.6 of a share of AEP common stock with the former shareholders of CSW becoming shareholders of AEP. The merger will not affect any long-term or short-term debt securities of AEP, CSW, or any of their affiliates.

    Following the merger, AEP will continue as a registered holding company under the Public Utility Holding Company Act. AEP will be the parent of the current seven AEP utility operating subsidiaries and the four CSW utility operating subsidiaries. None of these subsidiaries will lose its individual corporate existence as a consequence of the merger. AEP will also remain the parent of its existing non-utility subsidiaries and become the parent of CSW's non-utility subsidiaries.

    Applicants state that the consideration for the merger was negotiated at arms-length. Applicants state that their merger will not have adverse effects on competition, on rates or on regulation.

    Applicants state that they have, by overnight mail, served a copy of the Application, including all attached materials, on the eleven state regulatory agencies with jurisdiction over their electric utility operating subsidiaries, on all transmission dependent utilities located within the transmission service areas of those subsidiaries, on the subsidiaries' requirements customers located outside of those service areas, on all other utilities with which those subsidiaries are directly interconnected, and on representatives of the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice.

    Applicants have also filedin a separate docket a joint Order No. 888 open access transmission tariff, which Applicants state would go into effect at the time the merger closes and an Order No. 889 standards of conduct. In a further docket, the Applicants have also fileda System Integration Agreement, a Transmission Integration Agreement, and a Transmission Reassignment Tariff.

    Applicants assert that the proposed merger is consistent with the public interest as required by Section 203 of the FPA. Applicants have requested that the Commission approve the merger without a hearing.

    Comment date: June 30, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  3. Western Kentucky Energy Corp.

    [Docket No. EG98-72-000]

    Take notice that on April 30, 1998, Western Kentucky Energy Corp. (WKEC), a Kentucky Corporation, with its principal place of business at P.O. Box 32010, 220 West Main Street, Louisville, Kentucky 40202, filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission an application for determination of exempt wholesale generator status pursuant to Part 365 of the Commission's Regulations.

    WKEC will be engaged directly and exclusively in the business of owning (in its capacity as lessee) or operating, the following eligible facilities (Facilities) owned by Big Rivers Electric Corporation (Big Rivers) and selling electric energy exclusively at wholesale: Kenneth C. Coleman Plant, 455 MW (net); Robert D. Green Plant, 454 MW (net); D.B. Wilson Plant, 420 MW (net); and the Robert D. Reid facility (65 MW (net) combustion turbine, and a 65 MW (net) steam turbine). All of the Facilities' net electric power will be sold exclusively at wholesale in interstate commerce by Big Rivers or WKEC. The Kentucky Public Service Commission has determined that the status of each of the Facilities as an eligible facility (1) will benefit consumers, (2) is in the public interest, and (3) does not violate state law.

    Comment date: May 26, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice. The Commission will limit its consideration of comments to those that concern the adequacy or accuracy of the application.

  4. Southern Indiana Gas and Electric Company

    [Docket No. ER96-705-001]

    Take notice that on April 30, 1998, Southern Indiana Gas and Electric Company tendered for filing with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission notification that it has not collected amounts in excess of the settlement

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    rates approved in the letter order issued on March 25, 1998 in the above-referenced docket.

    Comment date: May 20, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  5. The Detroit Edison Company

    [Docket No. ER97-4215-001]

    Take notice that on April 30, 1998, The Detroit Edison Company fileda refund report in the above-referenced docket.

    Comment date: May 20, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  6. The Detroit Edison Company

    [Docket Nos. ER98-201-001 and ER98-202-001]

    Take notice that on April 30, 1998, The Detroit Edison Company filedrefund reports in the above-referenced dockets.

    Comment date: May 20, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  7. The Detroit Edison Company

    [Docket Nos. ER97-4410-001 and ER97-4411-001]

    Take notice that on April 30, 1998, The Detroit Edison Company fileda refund report in the above-referenced dockets.

    Comment date: May 20, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

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

    [Docket No. ER98-956-000]

    Take notice that on April 30, 1998, Northern States Power Company (Minnesota) and Northern States Power Company (Wisconsin) (jointly NSP), tendered for filing an amendment to its filing of a Firm Point- to-Point Transmission Service Agreement between NSP and the City of Medford, Wisconsin--Medford Electric Utility.

    NSP is responding to the Commission's deficiency letter dated March 31, 1998. NSP is requesting that the filedFirm Point-to-Point Transmission Service Agreement, as revised by this filing, be accepted for filing effective January 1, 1998. NSP requests waiver of the Commission's notice requirements in order for the Agreement to be accepted for filing on the date requested.

    Comment date: May 20, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  9. Public Service Company of New Mexico

    [Docket No. ER98-2498-000]

    Take notice that on April 22, 1998, the Public Service Company of New Mexico tendered for filing a Certificate of Concurrence in the above-referenced docket.

    Comment date: May 19, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  10. Southern New Hampshire Hydroelectric

    [Docket No. ER98-2615-000]

    Take notice that on April 20, 1998, Southern New Hampshire Hydroelectric tendered for filing an Interconnection Agreement with the Public Service Company of New Hampshire.

    Comment date: May 19, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  11. PacifiCorp

    [Docket No. ER98-2747-000]

    Take notice that on April 30, 1998, PacifiCorp tendered for filing in accordance with 18 CFR 35 of the Commission's Rules and Regulations Restated Power Sales Agreements with Arizona Electric Power Cooperative, Inc., City of Mesa, Arizona, and Electrical District No. 2 of Pinal County, Arizona.

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

    Comment date: May 20, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  12. Virginia Electric and Power Company

    [Docket No. ER98-2760-000]

    Take notice that on April 30, 1998, Virginia Electric and Power Company (Virginia Power), tendered for filing the Service Agreement between Virginia Electric and Power Company and Long Island Lighting Company under the FERC Electric Tariff (First Revised Volume No. 4), which was accepted by order of the Commission dated November 6, 1997 in Docket No. ER97-3561-001. Under the tendered Service Agreement, Virginia Power will provide services to Long Island Lighting Company under the rates, terms and conditions of the applicable Service Schedules included in the Tariff. Virginia Power requests an effective date of April 30, 1998, for the Service Agreement.

    Copies of the filing were served upon Long Island Lighting Company, the New York State Public Service Commission, the Virginia State Corporation Commission and the North Carolina Utilities Commission.

    Comment date: May 20, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  13. Tampa Electric Company

    [Docket No. ER98-2763-000]

    Take notice that on April 30, 1998, Tampa Electric Company (Tampa Electric), tendered for filing updated transmission service rates under its agreements to provide qualifying facility transmission service for Mulberry Phosphates, Inc. (Mulberry), Cargill Fertilizer, Inc. (Cargill), and Auburndale Power Partners, Limited Partnership (Auburndale).

    Tampa Electric proposes that the updated transmission service rates be made effective as of May 1, 1998, and therefore requests waiver of the Commission's notice requirement.

    Copies of the filing have been served on Mulberry, Cargill, Auburndale, and the Florida Public Service Commission.

    Comment date: May 20, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  14. Tampa Electric Company

    [Docket No. ER98-2764-000]

    Take notice that on April 30, 1998, Tampa Electric Company (Tampa Electric), tendered for filing cost support schedules showing an updated daily capacity charge for its scheduled/short-term firm interchange service provided under interchange contracts with each of 19 other utilities. Tampa Electric also tendered for filing updated caps on the charges for emergency and scheduled/short-term firm interchange transactions under the same contracts.

    In addition, Tampa Electric tendered for filing a revised transmission loss factor, and revised open access transmission service tariff sheets on which the transmission loss factor is stated.

    Tampa Electric requests that the updated daily capacity charge and caps on charges, and the revised transmission loss factor and tariff sheets, be made effective as of May 1, 1998, and therefore requests waiver of the Commission's notice requirement.

    Tampa Electric states that a copy of the filing has been served upon each of the parties to the affected interchange contracts with Tampa Electric and each party to a service agreement under Tampa Electric's open access tariff, as well as the Florida and Georgia Public Service Commissions.

    Comment date: May 20, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

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  15. Commonwealth Edison Company

    [Docket No. ER98-2765-000]

    Take notice that on April 30, 1998, Commonwealth Edison Company (ComEd), tendered for filing 53 service agreements establishing various entities as customers under ComEd's FERC Electric Market Based-Rate Schedule for power sales.

    ComEd requests an effective date of April 1, 1998, for the service agreements and, accordingly, seek waiver of the Commission's notice requirements.

    ComEd states that a copy of the filing was served on the Illinois Commerce Commission and an abbreviated copy of the filing was served on each affected customer.

    Comment date: May 20, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  16. American Electric Power Service Corporation

    [Docket No. ER98-2766-000]

    Take notice that on April 30, 1998, American Electric Power Service Corporation, as agent for the AEP Operating Companies (AEP), tendered for filing with the Commission an executed Service Agreement with the City of Radford, Virginia (Radford), under the Wholesale Market Tariff of the AEP Companies. AEP requests that the Agreement be made effective as of July 1, 1998.

    AEP states that a copy of its filing was served upon Radford, the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission, the Public Service Commission of Kentucky, the Michigan Public Service Commission, the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, the Tennessee Regulatory Authority, the Virginia State Corporation Commission, and the Public Service Commission of West Virginia.

    Comment date: May 20, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  17. American Electric Power Service Corporation

    [Docket No. ER98-2767-000]

    Take notice that on April 30, 1998, the American Electric Power Service Corporation (AEPSC), tendered for filing executed service agreements under the AEP Companies' Open Access Transmission Service Tariff (OATT). The OATT has been designated as FERC Electric Tariff Original Volume No. 4, effective July 9, 1996. AEPSC requests waiver of notice to permit the Service Agreements to be made effective for service billed on and after April 1, 1998.

    AEPSC also requests termination of two agreements filedunder a prior open access tariff, AEP Companies' FERC Electric Tariff Original Volume No. 1. The customers holding those agreements, Engage Energy US, L.P. and Cargill-Alliant, L.L.C., have executed agreements filedin this Docket under the OATT.

    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 20, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  18. Mid-Continent Area Power Pool

    [Docket No. ER98-2768-000]

    Take notice that on April 30, 1998, the Mid-Continent Area Power Pool (MAPP), by counsel on behalf of its members who are subject to the jurisdiction of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission as public utilities as defined in Section 201(e) of the Federal Power Act, submitted for filing, pursuant to Section 205 of the Federal Power Act, additional transmission service charges, with supporting workpapers, applicable to service under Service Schedule F of the Restated MAPP Agreement.

    A copy of the filing was sent to the Illinois Commerce Commission, the Iowa Utilities Board, the Kansas Corporation Commission, the Michigan Public Service Commission, the Minnesota Department of Public Service, the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission, the Missouri Public Service Commission, the Montana Public Service Commission, the Nebraska Power Review Board, the North Dakota Public Service Commission, the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin, and the South Dakota Public Utilities Commission.

    Comment date: May 20, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  19. The California Power Exchange Corporation

    [Docket No. ER98-2773-000]

    Take notice that on April 30, 1998, the California Power Exchange Corporation (PX), tendered for filing a Meter Service Agreement for PX Participants executed by the PX and Noram Energy Services for acceptance by the Commission in compliance with the Commission's order issued March 20, 1998, in Docket Nos. ER98-1955-000 and ER98-1663-007. The PX requests an effective date as of March 31, 1998, the date that the PX began operations. The PX has requested confidential treatment of Schedules (1), (2) and (4) attached to the Agreement on the grounds that such Schedules contain commercially sensitive information.

    The PX states that this filing has been served upon Noram Energy Services.

    Comment date: May 20, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  20. The California Power Exchange Corporation

    [Docket No. ER98-2775-000]

    Take notice that on April 30, 1998, the California Power Exchange Corporation (PX), tendered for filing a Meter Service Agreement for PX Participants executed by the PX and California Polar Power Brokers for acceptance by the Commission in compliance with the Commission's order issued March 30, 1998, in Docket Nos. ER98-1955-000 and ER96-1663-007. The PX requests an effective date as of March 31, 1998, the date that the PX began operations. The PX has requested confidential treatment of Schedules (1), (2) and (4) attached to the Agreement on the grounds that such Schedules contain commercially sensitive information.

    The PX states that this filing has been served upon California Polar Power Brokers.

    Comment date: May 20, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  21. The Detroit Edison Company

    [Docket No. ER98-2776-000]

    Take notice that on April 30, 1998, The Detroit Edison Company (Detroit Edison), tendered for filing Service Agreements (the Service Agreement), for Firm and Non-Firm Point-to-Point Transmission Service under the Joint Open Access Transmission Tariff of Consumers Energy Company and Detroit Edison, FERC Electric Tariff No. 1, between Detroit Edison and DTE Energy Trading, Inc., dated as of March 4, 1998. The parties have not engaged in any transactions under the Service Agreements prior to thirty days prior to this filing. Detroit Edison requests that the Service Agreements be made effective as rate schedules as of April 1, 1998.

    Comment date: May 20, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  22. Duke Energy Corporation

    [Docket No. ER98-2777-000]

    Take notice that on April 30, 1998, Duke Power, a division of Duke Energy Corporation (Duke), tendered for filing a Transmission Service Agreement between Duke, on its own behalf and

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    acting as agent for its wholly-owned subsidiary, Nantahala Power and Light Company, and OGE Energy Resources, Inc. The parties have not engaged in any transactions under the TSA prior to thirty (30) days prior to the filing date. Duke requests that the TSA be made effective as a rate schedule as of April 2, 1998.

    Comment date: May 20, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  23. The California Power Exchange Corporation

    [Docket No. ER98-2778-000]

    Take that on April 30, 1998, the California Power Exchange Corporation (PX), tendered for filing a Meter Service Agreement for PX Participants executed by the PX and Texaco Energy Services for acceptance by the Commission in compliance with the Commission's order issued March 30, 1998, in Docket Nos. ER98-1955-000 and ER96-1663-007. The PX requests an effective date as of March 31, 1998, the date that the PX began operations. The PX has requested confidential treatment of Schedules (1), (2) and (4) attached to the Agreement on the grounds that such Schedules contain commercially sensitive information.

    The PX states that this filing has been served upon Texaco Energy Services.

    Comment date: May 20, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  24. The California Power Exchange Corporation

    [Docket No. ER98-2779-000]

    Take notice that on April 30, 1998, the California Power Exchange Corporation (PX), tendered for filing a proposed, unexecuted Meter Service Agreement for PX Participants for PG&E Energy Services Corp., for acceptance by the Commission in compliance with the Commission's order issued March 30, 1998, in Docket Nos. ER98-1955-000 and ER96- 1663-007. The PX requests an effective date as of March 31, 1998, the day that the PX began operations. The PX also requests confidential treatment of Schedules 1, 2 and 4 on the grounds that such Schedules, when completed, might contain commercially sensitive information.

    The PX states that this filing has been served upon PG&E Energy Services Corp.

    Comment date: May 20, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  25. AG-Energy, L.P.; Seneca Power Partners, L.P.; Sterling Power Partners, L.P.; Power City Partners, L.P.

    [Docket Nos. ER98-2782-000]

    Take notice that on April 30, 1998, AG-Energy, L.P., Seneca Power Partners, L.P., Sterling Power Partners, L.P. and Power City Partners, L.P. (Applicants), tendered for filing with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission FERC Electric Rate Schedules No. 1. The Applicants request authority to make wholesale power sales, including energy and capacity, at market-based rates, request certain blanket authorizations, and waiver of certain of the Commission's Regulations. The Applicants request that the tendered rate schedules become effective June 30, 1998.

    Comment date: May 20, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  26. Bridgeport Energy LLC

    [Docket No. ER98-2783-000]

    Take notice that on April 30, 1998, Bridgeport Energy LLC tendered for filing an Application for Order Accepting Initial Rate Schedule, Granting Limited Authorizations and Blanket Authority, and Waiving Certain Requirements. Such Application seeks waivers and blanket approvals under various regulations of the Commission and for an Order accepting its FERC Electric Rate Schedule No. 1. Bridgeport Energy proposes that its Rate Schedule No. 1, become effective the earlier of (1) 60 days after the date of this filing or (2) the date Commission issues an Order accepting Rate Schedule No. 1 for filing.

    Bridgeport Energy is a limited liability company organized and existing under the laws of the State of Delaware. Bridgeport Energy is developing and will own and operate a 520 MW combined cycle gas turbine generating plant in Bridgeport, Connecticut and the other facilities necessary to interconnect the generating plant to the UI transmission grid (the Facility). The Facility will use natural gas as its fuel. Bridgeport Energy intends to sell energy and capacity from the Facility at market-based rates.

    Comment date: May 20, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  27. Pacific Gas and Electric Company

    [Docket No. ER98-2785-000]

    Take notice that on April 30, 1998, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), tendered for filing a Notice of Termination of two Reliability Must-Run rate schedules for service to the California Independent System Operator Corporation (ISO), from its Moss Landing and Oakland power plants. These facilities have been sold to Duke Energy Moss Landing LLC and Duke Energy Oakland LLC, respectively (Duke), and Duke has filedwith the Commission its own rate schedules for must-run service to the ISO from these power plants. PG&E has requested that this Notice of Termination be effective on the later of June 23, 1998 or the date on which the Commission makes Duke's rate schedules effective.

    Copies of this filing have been served upon the ISO and the California Public Utilities Commission.

    Comment date: May 20, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  28. Central Power and Light Company

    [Docket No. ER98-2787-000]

    Take notice that on April 30, 1998, Central Power and Light Company (CPL), submitted for filing an executed Delivery Point and Service Specifications sheet providing for a minor change to the Service Agreement between CPL and one of its full requirements wholesale customers, Magic Valley Electric Cooperative, Inc., executed under CPL's FERC Electric Tariff, 6th Revised Volume No. 1.

    CPL states that a copy of the filing has been sent to the Public Utility Commission of Texas and to Magic Valley Electric Cooperative, Inc.

    Comment date: May 20, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  29. Tampa Electric Company

    [Docket No. ER98-2790-000]

    Take notice that on April 30, 1998, Tampa Electric Company (Tampa Electric), tendered for filing an updated weekly capacity charge for short term power service provided under its interchange service contract with Alabama Power Company, Georgia Power Company, Gulf Power Company, Mississippi Power Company, and Savannah Electric and Power Company (collectively, Southern Companies). Tampa Electric also tendered for filing updated caps on energy charges for emergency assistance and short term power service under the contract.

    Tampa Electric requests that the updated capacity charge and caps on charges be made effective as of May 1, 1998, and therefore requests waiver of the Commission's notice requirement.

    Tampa Electric states that a copy of the filing has been served upon Southern Companies and the Florida Public Service Commission.

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    Comment date: May 20, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  30. Arizona Public Service Company

    [Docket No. ER98-2791-000]

    Take notice that on April 30, 1998, Arizona Public Service Company (APS), tendered for filing an unexecuted Service Agreement under APS' FERC Electric Tariff, Original Volume No. 3, for service to the California Power Exchange.

    A copy of this filing has been served on the Arizona Corporation Commission and California Power Exchange.

    Comment date: May 20, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  31. The California Power Exchange Corporation

    [Docket No. ER98-2792-000]

    Take notice that on April 30, 1998, the California Power Exchange Corporation (PX), tendered for filing a proposed, unexecuted Meter Service Agreement for PX Participants for Scana Energy Marketing, Inc., for acceptance by the Commission in compliance with the Commission's order issued March 30, 1998, in Docket Nos. ER98-1955-000 and ER96- 1663-007. The PX requests an effective date as of March 31, 1998, the day that the PX began operations. The PX also requests confidential treatment of Schedules 1, 2 and 4 on the grounds that such Schedules, when completed, might contain commercially sensitive information.

    The PX states that this filing has been served upon Scana Energy Marketing, Inc.

    Comment date: May 20, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  32. The California Power Exchange Corporation

    [Docket No. ER98-2793-000]

    Take notice that on April 30, 1998, the California Power Exchange Corporation (PX), tendered for filing a proposed, unexecuted Meter Service Agreement for PX Participants for BBOSS, LLC for acceptance by the Commission in compliance with the Commission's order issued March 30, 1998, in Docket Nos. ER98-1955-000 and ER96-1663-007. The PX requests an effective date as of March 31, 1998, the day that the PX began operations. The PX also requests confidential treatment of Schedules 1, 2 and 4 on the grounds that such Schedules, when completed, might contain commercially sensitive information.

    The PX states that this filing has been served upon BBOSS, LLC.

    Comment date: May 20, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  33. The California Power Exchange Corporation

    [Docket No. ER98-2794-000]

    Take notice that on April 30, 1998, the California Power Exchange Corporation (PX), tendered for filing a proposed, unexecuted Meter Service Agreement for PX Participants for Department of Water & Power, City of Los Angeles for acceptance by the Commission in compliance with the Commission's order issued March 30, 1998, in Docket Nos. ER98-1955- 000 and ER96-1663-007. The PX requests an effective date as of March 31, 1998, the day that the PX began operations. The PX also requests confidential treatment of Schedules 1, 2 and 4 on the grounds that such Schedules, when completed, might contain commercially sensitive information.

    The PX states that this filing has been served upon Department of Water & Power, City of Los Angeles.

    Comment date: May 20, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  34. The California Power Exchange Corporation

    [Docket No. ER98-2795-000]

    Take notice that on April 30, 1998, the California Power Exchange Corporation (PX), tendered for filing a proposed, unexecuted Meter Service Agreement for PX Participants for PG&E Power Trading for acceptance by the Commission in compliance with the Commission's order issued March 30, 1998, in Docket Nos. ER98-1955-000 and ER96-1663-007. The PX requests an effective date as of March 31, 1998, the day that the PX began operations. The PX also requests confidential treatment of Schedules 1, 2 and 4 on the grounds that such Schedules, when completed, might contain commercially sensitive information.

    The PX states that this filing has been served upon PG&E Power Trading.

    Comment date: May 20, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  35. The California Power Exchange Corporation

    [Docket No. ER98-2796-000]

    Take notice that on April 30, 1998, the California Power Exchange Corporation (PX), tendered for filing a proposed, unexecuted Meter Service Agreement for PX Participants for California Department of Water Resources for acceptance by the Commission in compliance with the Commission's order issued March 30, 1998, in Docket Nos. ER98-1955-000 and ER96-1663-007. The PX requests an effective date as of March 31, 1998, the day that the PX began operations. The PX also requests confidential treatment of Schedules 1, 2 and 4 on the grounds that such Schedules, when completed, might contain commercially sensitive information.

    The PX states that this filing has been served upon California Department of Water Resources.

    Comment date: May 20, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  36. The California Power Exchange Corporation

    [Docket No. ER98-2797-000]

    Take notice that on April 30, 1998, the California Power Exchange Corporation (PX), tendered for filing a proposed, unexecuted Meter Service Agreement for PX Participants for New Energy Ventures for acceptance by the Commission in compliance with the Commission's order issued March 30, 1998, in Docket Nos. ER98-1955-000 and ER96-1663-007. The PX requests an effective date as of March 31, 1998, the day that the PX began operations. The PX also requests confidential treatment of Schedules 1, 2 and 4 on the grounds that such Schedules, when completed, might contain commercially sensitive information.

    The PX states that this filing has been served upon New Energy Ventures.

    Comment date: May 20, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  37. The California Power Exchange Corporation

    [Docket No. ER98-2805-000]

    Take notice that on April 30, 1998, the California Power Exchange Corporation (PX), tendered for filing a Meter Service Agreement for PX Participants executed by the PX and Williams Energy Services Company for acceptance by the Commission in compliance with the Commission's order issued March 30, 1998, in Docket Nos. ER98-1955-000 and ER96- 1663-007. The PX requests an effective date as of March 31, 1998, the date that the PX began operations. The PX has requested confidential treatment of Schedules (1), (2) and (4) attached to the Agreement on the grounds that such Schedules contain commercially sensitive information.

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    The PX states that this filing has been served upon Williams Energy Services Company.

    Comment date: May 20, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  38. The California Power Exchange Corporation

    [Docket No. ER98-2806-000]

    Take notice that on April 30, 1998, the California Power Exchange Corporation (PX), tendered for filing a proposed, unexecuted Meter Service Agreement for PX Participants for American Electric Power for acceptance by the Commission in compliance with the Commission's order issued March 30, 1998, in Docket Nos. ER98-1955-000 and ER96-1663-007. The PX requests an effective date as of March 31, 1998, the day that the PX began operations. The PX also requests confidential treatment of Schedules 1, 2 and 4 on the grounds that such Schedules, when completed, might contain commercially sensitive information.

    The PX states that this filing has been served upon American Electric Power.

    Comment date: May 20, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  39. Wisconsin Public Service Corporation

    [Docket No. ER98-2808-000]

    Take notice that on April 30, 1998, Wisconsin Public Service Corporation (WPSC), tendered for filing Supplement No. 10 to Service Agreement No. 5, for service to Manitowoc Public Utilities (MPU), pursuant to WPSC's FERC Electric Tariff, 2nd Revised Volume No. 1. Supplement No. 10, provides for additional delivery points for service to MPU. WPSC states that the filing proposes no other changes to the terms and conditions under which WPSC provides service to MPU.

    WPSC asks that Supplement No. 10 be allowed to become effective sixty days after filing. WPSC states that MPU consents to and supports this requested effective date. WPSC further states that copies of the filing have been served upon MPU and the Wisconsin Public Service Commission.

    Comment date: May 20, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  40. The California Power Exchange Corporation

    [Docket No. ER98-2827-000]

    Take notice that on May 1, 1998, the California Power Exchange Corporation (PX), tendered for filing a proposed unexecuted Meter Service Agreement for PX Participants for Enron Energy Systems for acceptance by the Commission in compliance with the Commission's order issued March 30, 1998, in Docket Nos. ER98-1955-000 and ER96-1663-007. The PX requests an effective date as of March 31, 1998, the day that the PX began operations. The PX also requests confidential treatment of Schedules 1, 2 and 4 on the grounds that such Schedules, when completed, might contain commercially sensitive information.

    The PX states that this filing has been served upon Enron Energy Systems.

    Copies of this filing are on file with the Commission and are available for public inspection.

    Comment date: May 21, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  41. The California Power Exchange Corporation

    [Docket No. ER98-2828-000]

    Take notice that on May 1, 1998, the California Power Exchange Corporation (PX), tendered for filing a proposed unexecuted Meter Service Agreement for PX Participants for Sacramento Municipal Utility District for acceptance by the Commission in compliance with the Commission's order issued March 30, 1998, in Docket Nos. ER98-1955-000 and ER96-1663-007. The PX requests an effective date as of March 31, 1998, the day that the PX began operations. The PX also requests confidential treatment of Schedules 1, 2 and 4 on the grounds that such Schedules, when completed, might contain commercially sensitive information.

    The PX states that this filing has been served upon Sacramento Municipal Utility District.

    Comment date: May 21, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  42. The California Power Exchange Corporation

    [Docket No. ER98-2829-000]

    Take notice that on May 1, 1998, the California Power Exchange Corporation (PX), tendered for filing a proposed unexecuted Meter Service Agreement for PX Participants for City of Riverside for acceptance by the Commission in compliance with the Commission's order issued March 30, 1998, in Docket Nos. ER98-1955-000 and ER96-1663-007. The PX requests an effective date as of March 31, 1998, the day that the PX began operations. The PX also requests confidential treatment of Schedules 1, 2 and 4 on the grounds that such Schedules, when completed, might contain commercially sensitive information.

    The PX states that this filing has been served upon City of Riverside.

    Comment date: May 21, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  43. The California Power Exchange Corporation

    [Docket No. ER98-2830-000]

    Take notice that on May 1, 1998, the California Power Exchange Corporation (PX), tendered for filing a proposed, unexecuted Meter Service Agreement for PX Participants for Salt River Project A.I. & P.D., for acceptance by the Commission in compliance with the Commission's order issued March 30, 1998, in Docket Nos. ER98-1955-000 and ER96-1663-007. The PX requests an effective date as of March 31, 1998, the day that the PX began operations. The PX also requests confidential treatment of Schedules 1, 2 and 4 on the grounds that such Schedules, when completed, might contain commercially sensitive information.

    The PX states that this filing has been served upon Salt River Project A.I. & P.D.

    Comment date: May 21, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  44. The California Power Exchange Corporation

    [Docket No. ER98-2831-000]

    Take notice that on May 1, 1998, the California Power Exchange Corporation (PX), tendered for filing a proposed unexecuted Meter Service Agreement for PX Participants for PacificCorp for acceptance by the Commission in compliance with the Commission's order issued March 30, 1998, in Docket Nos. ER98-1955-000 and ER96-1663-007. The PX requests an effective date as of March 31, 1998, the day that the PX began operations. The PX also requests confidential treatment of Schedules 1, 2 and 4 on the grounds that such Schedules, when completed, might contain commercially sensitive information.

    The PX states that this filing has been served upon PacificCorp.

    Comment date: May 21, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  45. Logan Generating Company, L.P.

    [Docket No. QF87-617-005]

    Take notice that on April 28, 1998, Logan Generating Company, L.P. (Logan), 7500 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda, Maryland 20814-6161,

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    submitted for filing an application for Commission recertification 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.

    According to the applicant, the 218 MW, coal-fired topping-cycle cogeneration facility is located in Logan Township, Gloucester County, New Jersey. Steam recovered from the facility is used in the production of various chemical products by Solutia. Power from the facility is sold to Atlantic City Electric Company and PG&E Energy Trading-Power, L.P. The facility was certified as a QF in Docket No. QF87-617-000 [41 FERC para. 62,222 (1987)], and recertified in Docket No. QF87-617-001

    [58 FERC para. 62,235 (1992)] . Logan fileda notice of self- recertification in Docket Nos. QF87-617-002, QF87-617-003, and QF87- 617-004. According to the applicant, the instant recertification is requested in contemplation of changes in the ownership of the facility. It also involves changes in the operating and efficiency standard calculations, based on actual operating experience.

    Comment date: June 11, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  46. Cambridge Electric Light Company, Commonwealth Electric Company, Florida Power & Light Company, Florida Power Corporation, GPU Energy, Jersey Central Power & Light Company, Metropolitan Edison Company, Pennsylvania Electric Company, IES Utilities, Inc., Idaho Power Company, Minnesota Power & Light Company, Montana Power Company, Montaup Electric Company, Oklahoma Gas & Electric Company, Pacific Gas & Electric Company, Pennsylvania Power & Light Co., Potomac Electric Power Company, Public Service Electric & Gas Company, Southwestern Public Service Company, and Wisconsin Public Service Company.

    [Docket Nos. OA97-173-000, OA97-443-000, OA97-447-000, OA97-457-000, OA97-415-000, OA97-455-000, OA97-590-000, OA97-130-000, OA97-441-000, OA97-453-000, OA97-185-000, OA97-515-000, OA97-423-000, OA97-594-000, OA97-294-000, OA97-429-000, OA97-400-000, and OA97-234-000]

    Take notice that the companies listed in the above-captioned dockets submitted revised standards of conduct ‹SUP›1‹/SUP› under Order Nos. 889 et seq.‹SUP›2‹/SUP› The revised standards were submitted in response to the Commission's March 12, 1998, order on standards of conduct.‹SUP›3‹/SUP›

    \1\ The revised standards of conduct were submitted between April 9 and April 13, 1998.

    \2\ Open Access Same-Time Information System (Formerly Real-Time Information Network) and Standards of Conduct, 61 FR 21737 (May 10, 1996), FERC Stats. & Regs., Regulations Preambles January 1991-June 1996 para. 31,035 (April 24, 1996); Order No. 889-A, order on rehearing, 62 FR 12484 (March 14, 1997), III FERC Stats. & Regs. para. 31,049 (March 4, 1997); Order No. 889-B, rehearing denied, 62 FR 64715 (December 9, 1997), 81 FERC para.61,253 (November 25, 1997).

    \3\ Cambridge Electric Light Company, et al., 82 FERC para. 61,246 (1998).

    Comment date: May 20, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

    Standard Paragraph

    E. Any person desiring to be heard or to protest said 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 18 CFR 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. David P. Boergers, Acting Secretary.

    [FR Doc. 98-12465Filed5-11-98; 8:45 am]

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