Electric rate and corporate regulation filings: Phibro Inc. et al.,

 
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[Federal Register: June 18, 1999 (Volume 64, Number 117)]

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. EC99-76-000, et al.]

Phibro Inc., et al.; Electric Rate and Corporate Regulation Filings

June 9, 1999.

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

  1. Phibro Inc.

    [Docket No. EC99-76-000]

    Take notice that on June 3, 1999, Phibro Inc. tendered for filing with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, exhibits to the ``Application for Authorization under Section 203 of the Federal Power Act'' filedby Phibro Inc. on May 28, 1999 in the above-referenced proceeding.

    Comment date: June 25, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  2. American Electric Power Service Corporation on behalf of: Appalachian Power Company, Columbus Southern Power Company, Indiana Michigan Power Company, Kentucky Power Company, Kingsport Power Company, Ohio Power Company, Wheeling Power Company; Consumers Energy Company, The Detroit Edison Company, FirstEnergy Corp. on behalf of: The Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company, Ohio Edison Company, Pennsylvania Power Company, The Toledo Edison Company, and Virginia Electric and Power Company

    [Docket No. EC99-80-000]

    Take notice that on June 3, 1999, American Electric Power Service Corporation on behalf of the public utility operating company subsidiaries of the AEP system (Appalachian Power Company, Columbus Southern Power Company, Indiana Michigan Power Company, Kentucky Power Company, Kingsport Power Company, Ohio Power Company, and Wheeling Power Company), Consumers Energy Company, Detroit Edison Company, FirstEnergy Corp. on behalf of the transmission-owning FirstEnergy Operating Companies (The Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company, Ohio Edison Company, Pennsylvania Power Company, and The Toledo Edison Company), and Virginia Electric and Power Company (collectively, the Alliance Companies) filedan application under Section 203 of the Federal Power Act for approval of the transactions necessary to create the Alliance Regional Transmission Organization (Alliance RTO).

    The Alliance Companies state that their application is a companion filing to, and a necessary part of, their concurrent application under Section 205 of the Federal Power Act to establish the Alliance RTO.

    Comment date: July 6, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  3. Dominion Resources, Inc., and Consolidated Natural Gas Company

    [Docket No. EC99-81-000]

    Take notice that on June 7, 1999, Dominion Resources, Inc. (Dominion), and Consolidated Natural Gas Company (CNG), on behalf of their public utility subsidiaries (collectively, the Applicants), filed a Joint Application under Section 203 of the Federal Power Act (FPA) and Part 33 of the Commission's regulations to request authorization and approval for the proposed merger between Dominion and CNG.

    The Applicants state that copies of the filing have been served upon the state utility commissions of Virginia, North Carolina, West Virginia, Pennsylvania and Ohio and wholesale customers of Dominion and CNG.

    Comment date: August 6, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  4. Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. and Astoria Generating Company, L.P.

    [Docket Nos. EC99-82-000 ER99-3164-000]

    Take notice that on June 7, 1999, Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. and Astoria Generating Company, L.P. (collectively, the Applicants) tendered for filing an application under Section 203 of the Federal Power Act for approval to transfer certain jurisdictional facilities associated with the sale of three oil-and gas-fired steam electric generating units and one gas turbine unit at the Astoria Generating Station located in Queens, New York, and a number of gas turbines located on floating barges at the Gowanus Gas Turbine site and Narrows Gas Turbine site in Brooklyn, New York. The Applicants also tendered for filing pursuant to Section 205 of the Federal Power Act certain agreements providing for services related to the transfer of facilities.

    The Applicants have served a copy of this filing on the New York Public Service Commission.

    Comment date: July 7, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  5. Duquesne Light Company and FirstEnergy Operating Companies, The Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company, Ohio Edison Company, and Pennsylvania Power Company

    [Docket No. EC99-83-000]

    Take notice that on June 8, 1999, Duquesne Light Company and the First Energy Operating Companies (The Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company, Ohio Edison Company and Pennsylvania Power Company) (collectively Applicants) submitted for filing a joint application (Application) requesting authorization under Section 203 of the Federal Power Act to transfer certain jurisdictional transmission facilities between Duquesne and FirstEnergy and to assign rights under certain FERC-jurisdictional agreements.

    The Applicants request expeditious action on the Application in order that there be no delay in the transaction.

    Comment date: July 8, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

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  6. Fulton Cogeneration Associates, L.P.

    [Docket No. EG99-159-000]

    Take notice that on June 4, 1999, Fulton Cogeneration Associates, L.P. (Applicant), Nine Greenway Plaza, Houston, Texas 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, a New York limited partnership owns power generating facilities in Rensselaer New York. These facilities will consist of a 79 MW (net) topping cycle cogeneration facility, and facilities necessary to interconnect with Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation.

    Comment date: June 30, 1999, 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.

  7. Tenaska Georgia Partners, L.P.

    [Docket No. EG99-160-000]

    Take notice that on June 7, 1999, Tenaska Georgia Partners, L.P., 1044 North 115th Street, Suite 400, Omaha, Nebraska 68154 (Tenaska Georgia), filedwith the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission an application for determination of exempt wholesale generator status pursuant to Part 365 of the Commission's regulations.

    Tenaska Georgia, a Delaware limited partnership, will construct and operate a natural gas-fired generating facility (the Facility) to be located near the town of Franklin in Heard County, Georgia. The Facility will consist of six generating units which will use natural gas as the primary fuel and fuel oil as backup fuel. The Facility will also include natural gas receipt and delivery facilities, fuel oil storage facilities, fuel oil unloading facilities, and certain fuel control systems and water facilities. The maximum electric power production capacity of the facility will be 1,100 MW. The Facility will also include related transmission interconnection components necessary to interconnect the Facility with Georgia Transmission Corporation. The Facility will be used exclusively for the generation of electric energy for sale at wholesale.

    Comment date: June 30, 1999, 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.

  8. NRG Northeast Generating LLC

    [Docket No. EG99-161-000]

    Take notice that on June 8, 1999, NRG Northeast Generating LLC filedwith the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission an application for determination of exempt wholesale generator status pursuant to section 32(a)(1) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 (PUHCA). The applicant is a limited liability company organized under the laws of the State of Delaware that will be engaged indirectly and exclusively in owning and operating eligible facilities and selling electric energy at wholesale. The facilities will consist initially of: (a) the Arthur Kill Generating Station in Staten Island, New York constituting two steam generating units of 335 MW and 491 MW, one black start gas turbine of 16 MW, and associated interconnection facilities; (b) the Astoria Gas Turbine Site in Astoria, New York, constituting twenty small combustion turbines with a total capacity of 614 MW and associated interconnection facilities; (c) the Dunkirk Generating Station in Dunkirk, New York, constituting two coal-fired 100 MW units, two coal-fired 200 MW units, and associated interconnection facilities; (d) the Huntley Generating Station located three miles north of Buffalo, New York, constituting four 90 MW coal-fired units, two 200 MW coal-fired units, and associated interconnection facilities; and (e) the Somerset Generating Station located in Somerset, Massachusetts, constituting a 112 MW coal-fired unit, a 69 MW coal-fired unit that is on deactivated reserve status, two combustion turbine units power by jet fuel with a combined capability of 24 MW, and associated interconnection facilities.

    Comment date: June 30, 1999, 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.

  9. Dunkirk Power LLC

    [Docket No. EG99-162-000]

    Take notice that on June 8, 1999, Dunkirk Power LLC filedwith the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission an application for determination of exempt wholesale generator status pursuant to section 32(a)(1) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 (PUHCA). The applicant is a limited liability company organized under the laws of the State of Delaware that will be engaged directly and exclusively in owning and operating the Dunkirk generating station in Dunkirk, New York (Facility) and selling electric energy at wholesale. The Facility consists of two coal-fired 100 MW units, two coal-fired 200 MW units, and associated interconnection components. The applicant intends to purchase the Facility from Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation.

    Comment date: June 30, 1999, 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.

  10. Huntley Power LLC

    [Docket No. EG99-163-000]

    Take notice that on June 8, 1999, Huntley Power LLC filedwith the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission an application for determination of exempt wholesale generator status pursuant to section 32(a)(1) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 (PUHCA). The applicant is a limited liability company organized under the laws of the State of Delaware that will be engaged directly and exclusively in owning and operating the Huntley generating station located three miles north of Buffalo, New York (Facility) and selling electric energy at wholesale. The Facility consists of four 90 MW coal-fired units, two 200 MW coal- fired units, and associated interconnection facilities. The applicant intends to purchase the Facility from Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation.

    Comment date: June 30, 1999, 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.

  11. Appalachian Power Company

    [Docket Nos. ER92-323-000 and ER92-324-000]

    Take notice that on June 7, 1999, Appalachian Power Company, tendered for filing a compliance filing pursuant to a June 29, 1998 order issued in the above-referenced docket.

    Comment date: June 25, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  12. Florida Power Corporation

    [Docket Nos. ER95-469-004 and ER95-457-006]

    Take notice that on June 7, 1999, Florida Power Corporation tendered for filing a refund report for calendar year 1997 related to the recovery of ``Qualifying Facility Energy Payments'' from Florida Power Corporation's wholesale full and partial requirements customers in accordance with the Settlement Agreements approved in

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    Docket Nos. ER95-469-000 and ER95-457-000.

    Comment date: June 25, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  13. Sunoco Power Marketing, L.L.C.

    [Docket No. ER97-870-001]

    Take notice that on June 7, 1999, the above-mentioned power marketer fileda quarterly report with the Commission in the above- mentioned proceeding for information only. This filing is 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).

  14. Advantage Energy, Inc.

    [Docket No. ER97-2758-006]

    Take notice that on June 4, 1999, the above-mentioned power marketer fileda quarterly report with the Commission in the above- mentioned proceeding for information only. This filing is 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).

  15. The Montana Power Company

    [Docket No. ER99-2370-000]

    Take notice that on June 4, 1999, Montana Power Company (Montana), tendered for filing with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission an amendment to its original filing in the above referenced docket. The original filing, and this amendment, pertain to unexecuted Network Integration Transmission Service Agreements and Network Operating Agreements with Golden Sunlight Mines, Inc. (Golden Sunlight), Cenex Harvest States Cooperatives (Cenex), Illinova Energy Partners, Inc. (Illinova), and Energy West Resources, Inc. (Energy West), Ash Grove Cement Company (Ash Grove), and Montana Refining Company (Montana Refining) under Montana's FERC Electric Tariff, Fourth Revised Volume No. 5 (Open Access Transmission Tariff).

    A copy of the filing was served upon Golden Sunlight, Cenex, Illinova, Energy West, Ash Grove and Montana Refining.

    Comment date: June 24, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  16. Sunlaw Cogeneration Partners I, L.P.

    [Docket No. ER99-2685-000]

    Take notice that on June 2, 1999, the above-mentioned power marketer fileda quarterly report with the Commission in the above- mentioned proceeding for information only. This filing is 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).

  17. Cinergy Services, Inc.

    [Docket No. ER99-3154-000]

    Take notice that on June 4, 1999, Cinergy Services, Inc. (Cinergy), tendered for filing a Firm Point-To-Point Service Agreement under Cinergy's Open Access Transmission Service Tariff (the Tariff) entered into between Cinergy and Illinova Energy Partners, Inc., (IEP).

    Cinergy and IEP are requesting an effective date of May 7, 1999.

    Comment date: June 24, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  18. Public Service Electric and Gas Company

    [Docket No. ER99-3159-000]

    Take notice that on June 4, 1999, Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G) of Newark, New Jersey tendered for filing an agreement for the long-term sale of electric capacity and energy to meet the full requirements of the Borough of Milltown, New Jersey, less any New York Power Authority hydroelectric allocation, and the procurement of associated transmission service under the prevailing PJM Open Access Transmission Tariff, or its successor pursuant to the PSE&G Wholesale Power Market Based Sales Tariff, presently on file with the Commission.

    PSE&G further requests waiver of the Commission's Regulations such that the agreement can be make effective as of June 14, 1999.

    Copies of the filing have been served upon the Borough of Milltown and the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities.

    Comment date: June 24, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  19. Northeast Utilities Service Company

    [Docket No. ER99-3160-000]

    Take notice that on June 7, 1999, Northeast Utilities Service Company (NUSCO), tendered for filing a Service Agreement with FPL Energy Power Marketing, Inc. (FPL), under the NU System Companies' System Sale For Resale Tariff No. 7.

    NUSCO states that a copy of this filing has been mailed to FPL.

    NUSCO requests that the Service Agreement become effective on June 1, 1999.

    Comment date: June 25, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  20. Wisconsin Public Service Corporation

    [Docket No. ER99-3161-000]

    Take notice that on June 7, 1999, Wisconsin Public Service Corporation tendered for filing an executed service agreement with Alliant Energy Corp. Services, Inc., under its Market-Based Rate Tariff.

    Comment date: June 25, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  21. Orange and Rockland Utilities, Inc.

    [Docket No. ER99-3162-000]

    Take notice that on June 7, 1999, Orange and Rockland Utilities, Inc. (O&R), tendered for filing amendments to its Continuing Site/ Interconnection Agreements with Southern Energy Lovett, L.L.C., Southern Energy Bowline, L.L.C., and Southern Energy NY-GEN, L.L.C. (the Southern Energy Parties). The Southern Energy Parties concur in this filing.

    O&R has requested an effective date of June 30, 1999.

    Copies of this filing have been served upon the utility regulatory commissions of the states of New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

    Comment date: June 25, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  22. UtiliCorp United Inc.

    [Docket No. ER99-3163-000]

    Take notice that on June 7, 1999, UtiliCorp United Inc. (UtiliCorp), tendered for filing amendments to the open access transmission tariffs for its Missouri Public Service, WestPlains Energy-Kansas, and WestPlains Energy-Colorado operating divisions. The amendments include changes to the rates for transmission and ancillary services under each of the three tariffs.

    UtiliCorp requests that the amendments become effective on August 6, 1999.

    Comment date: June 25, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  23. Tenaska Georgia Partners, L.P.

    [Docket No. ER99-3165-000]

    Take notice that on June 7, 1999, Tenaska Georgia Partners, L.P., 1044 North 115th Street, Suite 400, Omaha, Nebraska 68154 (Tenaska Georgia), which will own and operate a natural gas-fired electric generating facility to be constructed in Heard County, Georgia, tendered for filing with the Federal

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    Energy Regulatory Commission its initial FERC Electric Rate Schedule No. 1, which will enable Tenaska Georgia to engage in the sale of electric energy and capacity at market-based rates.

    Comment date: June 25, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  24. Southern California Edison Co.

    [Docket No. ER99-3166-000]

    Take notice that on June 7, 1999, Southern California Edison Company (SCE), tendered for filing the Transmission Owner Tariff Expedited Service and Interconnection Agreement (Agreement) between SCE and Wintec Energy, LTD (Wintec).

    The Agreement specifies the terms and conditions under which SCE will interconnect Wintec's 3.705 MW of generation at Buckwind Substation pursuant to SCE's Transmission Owner Tariff.

    Copies of this filing were served upon the Public Utilities Commission of the State of California and all interested parties.

    Comment date: June 25, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  25. Rochester Gas and Electric Corporation

    [Docket No. ER99-3167-000]

    Take notice that on June 7, 1999, Rochester Gas and Electric Corporation (RG&E), tendered for filing a Market Based Service Agreement between RG&E and Cargill-Alliant LLC., Customer. This Service Agreement specifies that the Customer has agreed to the rates, term and conditions of RG&E's FERC Electric Rate Schedule, Original Volume No. 3 (Power Sales Tariff) accepted by the Commission.

    RG&E requests waiver of the Commission's sixty (60) day notice requirements and an effective date of June 1, 1999 Cargill-Alliant's Service Agreement.

    RG&E has served copies of the filing on the New York State Public Service Commission and on the Customer.

    Comment date: June 25, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  26. Astoria Generating Company, L.P.

    [Docket No. ER99-3168-000]

    Take notice that on June 7, 1999, Astoria Generating Company, L.P. (Applicant), with its principal office at c/o Orion Power Holdings, Inc., 111 Market Place, Suite 520, Baltimore, Maryland 21202, tendered for filing with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) an application seeking waivers and granting blanket approvals under various Commission regulations and for an order accepting Astoria Generating Company's initial rate schedule, FERC Electric Rate Schedule No. 1.

    Astoria Generating Company's acquisition of the Astoria Bundle generating plants in New York State will not close before July 30, 1999. Astoria Generating Company intends to sell energy and capacity, and certain ancillary services from the Astoria Bundle facilities at market-based rates. In transactions where Astoria Generating Company sells electric energy, it proposes to make such sales on rates, terms and conditions to be mutually agreed to with the purchasing party.

    Comment date: June 25, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  27. Harbor Cogeneration Company

    [Docket No. ER99-3169-000]

    Take notice that on June 9, 1999, Harbor Cogeneration Company filed amendments to its rate schedule and code of conduct in the above- referenced docket.

    Comment date: June 25, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  28. Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation

    [Docket No. ER99-3170-000]

    Take notice that on June 7, 1999, Niagara Mohawk Corporation tendered for filing an Interconnection Agreement with the Village of Solvay, New York, a municipal electric utility. The Interconnection Agreement governs a new interconnection between Niagara Mohawk's transmission system and a new substation being constructed by the Village of Solvay, New York. Niagara Mohawk currently provides transmission services to the Village of Solvay, interconnection with the Village of Solvay at the Village's Matthews Avenue Substation.

    The Village of Solvay, New York's new substation is being constructed to allow it to take power deliveries from the New York Power Authority for use in providing electric service to the Village of Solvay's electric customers.

    Copies of the filing were served upon the Village of Solvay, New York and the New York Public Service Commission.

    Comment date: June 25, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  29. Charles W. Pryor, Jr.

    [Docket No. ID-3370-000]

    Take notice that on June 3, 1999, Charles W. Pryor, Jr. tendered for filing an application under Section 305(b) of the Federal Power Act to hold the following positions:

    President and Chief Executive Officer, Westinghouse Electric Company. Director, The Detroit Edison Company.

    Comment date: July 6, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  30. Bucksport Energy LLC

    [Docket No. QF99-54-000]

    Take notice that on June 4, 1999, Bucksport Energy LLC (Applicant), tendered for filing an amendment to the above filing of February 25, 1999, in this docket. No determination has been made that the submittal constitutes a complete filing.

    The amendment provides certain technical clarifications and additional information pertaining to the ownership of the cogeneration facility.

    Comment date: July 2, 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.

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