Electric rate and corporate regulation filings: Southwestern Public Service Co. et al.,

 
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[Federal Register: December 8, 1998 (Volume 63, Number 235)]

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. ER85-477-010, et al.]

Southwestern Public Service Company, et al. Electric Rate and Corporate Regulation Filings

December 1, 1998.

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

  1. Southwestern Public Service Company

    [Docket No. ER85-477-010]

    Take notice that on November 24, 1998, Southwestern Public Service Company (SPS or Southwestern) and Lyntegar Electric Cooperative, Inc. (Lyntegar) fileda Joint Offer of Settlement in the above-noted Commission dockets. The Joint Offer of Settlement resolves all issues between the parties in the case.

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

  2. K Power Company, Fina Energy Services Company, Keystone Energy Services, Inc., Mid-Power Service Corp.

    [Docket Nos. ER95-792-012, ER95-792-013, ER97-2413-006, ER97-3053-004, and ER97-4257-007]

    Take notice that on November 23, 1998, 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 internet under Records Information Management System (RIMS) for viewing and downloading.

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  3. USGen New England, Inc.

    [Docket No. ER98-6-005]

    Take notice that on November 24, 1998, 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 internet under Records Information Management System (RIMS) for viewing and downloading.

  4. Northern Indiana Public Service Company

    [Docket No. ER98-1632-001]

    Take notice that on November 24, 1998, Northern Indiana Public Service Company filedits refund report in the above-captioned case.

    Copies of this filing have been sent to the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission, and to the Indiana Office of Utility Consumer Counsel and all persons on the service list in this proceeding.

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

  5. PowerSource Corp.

    [Docket No. ER98-3052-000]

    Take notice that on November 20, 1998, 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 internet under Records Information Management System (RIMS) for viewing and downloading.

  6. The Dayton Power and Light Company

    [Docket No. ER99-695-000]

    Take notice that on November 25, 1998, The Dayton Power and Light Company (Dayton), tendered for filing a service agreement for Non-Firm Transmission Service establishing Statoil Energy Trading, Inc., as customers under the terms of Dayton's Open Access Transmission Tariff.

    Dayton requests an effective date of one day subsequent to this filing for the service agreements. Accordingly, Dayton requests waiver of the Commission's notice requirements.

    Copies of this filing were served upon Statoil Energy Trading, Inc., and the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio.

    Comment date: December 15, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  7. Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc.

    [Docket No. ER99-696-000]

    Take notice that on November 25, 1998, 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 Strategic Energy, Ltd. (SE).

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

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

  8. Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc.

    [Docket No. ER99-697-000]

    Take notice that on November 25, 1998, Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (Con Edison) tendered for filing a service agreement to provide firm transmission service pursuant to its Open Access Transmission Tariff to the New York Power Authority (NYPA).

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

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

  9. American Electric Power Service Corporation

    [Docket No. ER99-698-000]

    Take notice that on November 25, 1998, the American Electric Power Service Corporation (AEPSC), tendered for filing service agreements and notices of assignment 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.

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

  10. Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation

    [Docket No. ER99-699-000]

    Take notice that on November 25, 1998, Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation (Niagara Mohawk) tendered for filing with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission an executed, amended Transmission Service Agreement between NMPC and the Power Authority of the State of New York (NYPA) to permit NYPA to deliver power and energy from NYPA's Fitzpatrick Plant, Bid Process Suppliers and Substitute Suppliers to the points where NMPC's transmission system connects to its retail distribution system west of NMPC's constrained Central-East Interface. This Transmission Service Agreement specifies that NYPA has signed on to and has agreed to the terms and conditions of NMPC's Open Access Transmission Tariff as filedin Docket No. OA96-194-000.

    NMPC requests an effective date of November 1, 1998.

    NMPC has served copies of the filing upon New York Public Service Commission and NYPA.

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

  11. Washington Water Power Company

    [Docket No. ER99-700-000]

    Take notice that on November 25, 1998, Washington Water Power, tendered for filing with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission pursuant to 18 CFR Section 35.13, executed Service Agreements under WWP's FERC Electric Tariff First Revised Volume No. 9, with NorAm Energy Services, Inc., which replaces an unexecuted service agreement previously filedwith the Commission under Docket No. ER98-4693-000, SA No. 187 effective August 30, 1998 and with Los Angeles Department of Water & Power, which replaces an unexecuted service agreement previously filedwith the Commission under Docket No. ER98-4554-000 SA No. 173 effective September 1, 1998.

    Comment date: December 15, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  12. Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation

    [Docket No. ER99-701-000]

    Take notice that on November 25, 1998, Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation (NMPC), tendered for filing with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission an executed, amended Transmission Service Agreement between NMPC and the Power Authority of the State of New York (NYPA) to permit NYPA to deliver power and energy from NYPA's FitzPatrick Plant, Bid Process Suppliers and Substitute Suppliers to the points where NMPC's transmission system connects to its retail distribution system East of NMPC's constrained Central-East Interface. This Transmission Service Agreement specifies that NYPA has signed on to and has agreed to the terms

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    and conditions of NMPC's Open Access Transmission Tariff as filedin Docket No. OA96-194-000.

    NMPC requests an effective date of November 1, 1998. NMPC has requested waiver of the notice requirements for good cause shown.

    NMPC has served copies of the filing upon New York Public Service Commission and NYPA.

    Comment date: December 15, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  13. Washington Water Power Company

    [Docket No. ER99-702-000]

    Take notice that on November 25, 1998, Washington Water Power, tendered for filing with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission pursuant to 18 CFR Section 35.13, an executed Service Agreement and Certificate of Concurrence under WWP's FERC Electric Tariff First Revised Volume No. 9, with Puget Sound Energy, which replaces an unexecuted service agreement previously filedwith the Commission under Docket No. ER97-1252-000 SA No. 52, effective December 15, 1996.

    Comment date: December 15, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  14. The Dayton Power and Light Company

    [Docket No. ER99-703-000]

    Take notice that on November 25, 1998, The Dayton Power and Light Company (Dayton), tendered filing service agreements establishing Statoil Energy Trading, Inc., as customers under the terms of Dayton's Open Access Transmission Tariff.

    Dayton requests an effective date of one day subsequent to this filing for the service agreements. Accordingly, Dayton requests waiver of the Commission's notice requirements.

    Copies of this filing were served upon Statoil Energy Trading, Inc., and the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio.

    Comment date: December 15, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  15. California Independent System Operator Corporation

    [Docket No. ER99-704-000]

    Take notice that on November 25, 1998, the California Independent System Operator Corporation (ISO), tendered for filing a Meter Service Agreement for Scheduling Coordinators between the ISO and the City of Azusa (Azusa) for acceptance by the Commission.

    The ISO states that this filing has been served on Azusa and the California Public Utilities Commission.

    Comment date: December 15, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  16. Golden Spread Electric Cooperative, Inc.

    [Docket No. ER99-705-000]

    Take notice that on November 25, 1998, Golden Spread Electric Cooperative, Inc. (Golden Spread), tendered for filing with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission a petition for authority to sell power at market-based rates and for certain waivers pursuant to Section 35.12 of the Commission's Regulations.

    Copies of this filing were served upon Southwestern Public Service Company and the Public Utility Commission of Texas.

    Comment date: December 15, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  17. Cinergy Services, Inc.

    [Docket No. ER99-706-000]

    Take notice that on November 25, 1998, Cinergy Services, Inc. (Cinergy), tendered for filing a service agreement under Cinergy's Open Access Transmission Service Tariff (the Tariff) entered into between Cinergy and Ameren Services Company (Ameren).

    Cinergy and Ameren are requesting an effective date of November 15, 1998.

    Comment date: December 15, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  18. Maine Public Service Company

    [Docket No. ER99-707-000]

    Take notice that on November 25, 1998, Maine Public Service Company tendered for filing a Power Sales Agreement for full requirements wholesale power with Houlton Water Company.

    Comment date: December 15, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  19. Maine Public Service Company

    [Docket No. ER99-708-000]

    Take notice that on November 25, 1998, Maine Public Service Company tendered for filing Amendments to Agreements for full requirements wholesale power with both Van Buren Light and Power Company, and with Eastern Maine Electric Cooperative, Inc.

    In order to allow transactions under these lower rate, MPS requests that the amendments become effective as of February 1, 1999.

    Comment date: December 15, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  20. New England Power Pool

    [Docket No. ER99-709-000]

    Take notice that on November 25, 1998, the New England Power Pool Executive Committee filedfor acceptance a signature page to the New England Power Pool (NEPOOL), Agreement dated September 1, 1971, as amended, signed by Energy New England LLC (Energy New England). The NEPOOL Agreement has been designated NEPOOL FPC No. 2.

    The Executive Committee states that the Commission's acceptance of Energy New England's signature page would permit NEPOOL to expand its membership to include Energy New England. NEPOOL further states that the filedsignature page does not change the NEPOOL Agreement in any manner, other than to make Energy New England a member in NEPOOL.

    NEPOOL requests an effective date of December 1, 1998, for commencement of participation in NEPOOL by Energy New England.

    Comment date: December 15, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  21. New England Power Pool

    [Docket No. ER99-710-000]

    Take notice that on November 25, 1998, the New England Power Pool Executive Committee filedfor acceptance a signature page to the New England Power Pool (NEPOOL), Agreement dated September 1, 1971, as amended, signed by Horizon Energy Corporation d/b/a Exelon Energy (Exelon Energy). The NEPOOL Agreement has been designated NEPOOL FPC No. 2.

    The Executive Committee states that the Commission's acceptance of Exelon Energy's signature page would permit NEPOOL to expand its membership to include Exelon Energy. NEPOOL further states that the filedsignature page does not change the NEPOOL Agreement in any manner, other than to make Exelon Energy a member in NEPOOL.

    NEPOOL requests an effective date of January 1, 1999, for commencement of participation in NEPOOL by Exelon Energy.

    Comment date: December 15, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  22. Duquesne Light Company

    [Docket No. ER99-711-000]

    Take notice that on November 25, 1998, Duquesne Light Company (DLC),

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    tendered filing a Service Agreement for Retail Network Integration Transmission Service and a Network Operating Agreement for Retail Network Integration Transmission Service dated November 23, 1998, with FPL Energy Services, Inc., under DLC's Open Access Transmission Tariff (Tariff). The Service Agreement and Network Operating Agreement adds FPL Energy Services, Inc., as a customer under the Tariff.

    DLC requests an effective date of January 1, 1999, for the Service Agreement.

    Comment date: December 15, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  23. Duquesne Light Company

    [Docket No. ER99-712-000]

    Take notice that on November 25, 1998, Duquesne Light Company (DLC), fileda Service Agreement for Retail Network Integration Transmission Service and a Network Operating Agreement for Retail Network Integration Transmission Service dated November 23, 1998, with PP&L EnergyPlus Company under DLC's Open Access Transmission Tariff (Tariff). The Service Agreement and Network Operating Agreement adds PP&L EnergyPlus Company as a customer under the Tariff.

    DLC requests an effective date of January 1, 1999, for the Service Agreement.

    Comment date: December 15, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  24. New England Power Pool

    [Docket No. ER99-713-000]

    Take notice that on November 25, 1998, the New England Power Pool Executive Committee filedfor acceptance a signature page to the New England Power Pool (NEPOOL) Agreement dated September 1, 1971, as amended, signed by Columbia Energy Power Marketing Corporation (Columbia Energy). The NEPOOL Agreement has been designated NEPOOL FPC No. 2.

    The Executive Committee states that the Commission's acceptance of Columbia Energy's signature page would permit NEPOOL to expand its membership to include Columbia Energy. NEPOOL further states that the filedsignature page does not change the NEPOOL Agreement in any manner, other than to make Columbia Energy a member in NEPOOL.

    NEPOOL requests an effective date of December 1, 1998, for commencement of participation in NEPOOL by Columbia Energy.

    Comment date: December 15, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  25. California Independent System Operator Corporation

    [Docket No. ER99-714-000]

    Take notice that on November 25, 1998, the California Independent System Operator Corporation (ISO), tendered for filing a Meter Service Agreement for Scheduling Coordinators between the ISO and the City of Banning (Banning) for acceptance by the Commission.

    The ISO states that this filing has been served on Banning and the California Public Utilities Commission.

    The ISO is requesting a waiver of the 60-day prior notice requirement to allow the Meter Service Agreement to be made effective as of October 27, 1998.

    Comment date: December 15, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  26. California Independent System Operator Corporation

    [Docket No. ER99-715-000]

    Take notice that on November 25, 1998, the California Independent System Operator Corporation (ISO), tendered for filing a Scheduling Coordinator Agreement between the ISO and the City of Banning (Banning) for acceptance by the Commission.

    The ISO states that this filing has been served on Banning and the California Public Utilities Commission.

    The ISO is requesting a waiver of the 60-day prior notice requirement to allow the Scheduling Coordinator Agreement to be made effective as of October 27, 1998.

    Comment date: December 15, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  27. California Independent System Operator Corporation

    [Docket No. ER99-716-000]

    Take notice that on November 25, 1998, the California Independent System Operator Corporation (ISO), tendered for filing a Scheduling Coordinator Agreement between the ISO and the City of Azusa (Azusa) for acceptance by the Commission.

    The ISO states that this filing has been served on Azusa and the California Public Utilities Commission.

    The ISO is requesting a waiver of the 60-day prior notice requirement to allow the Scheduling Coordinator Agreement to be made effective as of October 27, 1998.

    Comment date: December 15, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  28. Maine Electric Power Company

    [Docket No. ER99-717-000]

    Take notice that on November 25, 1998, Maine Electric Power Company (MEPCO), tendered for filing a service agreement for Non-Firm Point-to- Point Transmission Service entered into with HQ Energy Services (U.S.) Inc. Service will be provided pursuant to MEPCO's Open Access Transmission Tariff, designated rate schedule MEPCO--FERC Electric Tariff, Original Volume No. 1, as supplemented.

    Comment date: December 15, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  29. New England Power Company

    [Docket No. ER99-718-000]

    Take notice that on November 25, 1998, New England Power Company (NEP), tendered for filing a Firm Local Generation Delivery Service Agreement with Tiverton Power Associates Limited Partnership.

    Comment date: December 15, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  30. Cinergy Services, Inc.

    [Docket No. ER99-720-000]

    Take notice that on November 25, 1998, Cinergy Services, Inc. (Cinergy), tendered for filing a service agreement under Cinergy's Open Access Transmission Service Tariff (the Tariff) entered into between Cinergy and Ameren Services Company (Ameren).

    Cinergy and Ameren are requesting an effective date of November 15, 1998.

    Comment date: December 15, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  31. Shared Energy, Inc.

    [Docket No. ER99-721-000]

    Take notice that on November 25, 1998, Shared Energy, Inc. (Shared Energy), petitioned the Commission for acceptance of Shared Energy's 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.

    Shared Energy intends to engage in wholesale electric power and energy purchases and sales as a marketer. Shared Energy is not in the business of generating or transmitting electric power. Shared Energy is not affiliated with any other company.

    Comment date: December 15, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

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  32. Wisconsin Public Service Corporation, Upper Peninsula Power Company,WPS Power Development, Inc., WPS Energy Services, Inc., and Mid-American Power LLC

    [Docket No. ER99-722-000]

    Take notice that on November 25, 1998, Wisconsin Public Service Corporation, WPS Power Development, Inc., WPS Energy Services, Inc., and Mid-American Power LLC filedrevisions to their Codes of Conduct and Statements of Policy that were adopted in conjunction with their receipt of market-based rate authority; and Wisconsin Public Service and Upper Peninsula Power Company fileda supplement to their Coordination and Allocation Agreement. The filings reflect Upper Peninsula Power Company's status as a franchised public utility affiliate of each of the filing entities.

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

  33. Florida Power & Light Company

    [Docket No. ER99-723-000]

    Take notice that on November 27, 1998, Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) tendered for filing the proposed Service Agreement For Network Integration Transmission Service Among Florida Power & Light Company (FPL), Seminole Electric Cooperative, Inc., Clay Electric Cooperative, Inc., Glades Electric Cooperative, Inc., Lee County Electric Cooperative, Inc., Peace River Electric Cooperative, Inc. and Suwannee Valley Electric Cooperative, Inc. for Network Transmission Service under FPL's Open Access Transmission Tariff, and related agreements.

    FPL requests that the proposed agreements be permitted to become effective on January 1, 1998.

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

  34. Canal Electric Company

    [Docket No. ER99-724-000]

    Take notice that on November 25, 1998, Canal Electric Company (Canal), tendered for filing a Notice Of Cancellation of Rate Schedules 1, 2, 3, and 4, and all supplements thereto, pursuant to Section 205 of the Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. Sec. 824d, and Part 35.15(a) of the Commission's Regulations, 18 CFR 35.15(a).

    Canal states that the purpose of this filing is to cancel the wholesale sales rate schedules associated with its Canal Unit 1 electric generating facility, in conjunction with Canal's divestiture of that facility by sale to Southern Energy Canal L.L.C. (Southern Canal) and assignment to Southern of the four power sales agreements that comprise the specified FERC rate schedules. Canal further states that this filing is made in conjunction with the filing, by Southern Canal, of four new rate schedules that are the four power sales agreements to be assigned by Canal to Southern Canal. The effective date of Canal's cancellation of its four Unit 1 rate schedules is proposed to be the closing date of the Divestiture Transaction, as specified in that certain Asset Sale Agreement, dated May 15, 1998, by and between Canal and Southern Energy New England, L.L.C.

    Copies of the filing were served on Canal's affected customers and state agencies.

    Comment date: December 15, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

  35. PECO Energy Company

    [Docket No. ER99-747-000]

    Take notice that on November 25, 1998, PECO Energy Company submitted an amendment to its Code of Conduct.

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

  36. The Detroit Edison Company

    [Docket No. OA97-184-003]

    Take notice that on November 25, 1998, The Detroit Edison Company filedrevisions to its Standards of Conduct Implementation Procedures.

    Comment date: December 28, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

    Standard Paragraphs

    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, Secretary.

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