Electric rate and corporate regulation filings: Upper Peninsula Power Co. et al.,

 
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[Federal Register: December 11, 1998 (Volume 63, Number 238)]

[Notices]

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. EC99-13-000, et al.]

Upper Peninsula Power Company, et al.; Electric Rate and Corporate Regulation Filings

December 4, 1998.

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

1. Upper Peninsula Power Company

[Docket No. EC99-13-000]

Take notice that on November 30, 1998, Upper Peninsula Power Company (UPPCo) tendered for filing with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) an Application pursuant to Section 203 of the Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. Sec. 824b, for authority to sell certain transmission facilities, consisting primarily of a tie line between the Presque Isle Power Plant and the City of Marquette, to the Marquette Board of Light and Power.

A copy of this Application was served on the Michigan Public Service Commission.

Comment date: December 29, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

2. Central Illinois Light Company

[Docket No. EC99-14-000]

Take notice that on November 30, 1998, Central Illinois Light Company (CILCO) filedan application pursuant to Section 203 of the Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. Sec. 824b, to transfer operational control over substantial portions of its transmission facilities to the Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, Inc. (Midwest ISO).

CILCO states that this filing is intended to reflect the fact it has joined the Midwest ISO, and to allow for the transfer of control of the identified facilities to the Midwest ISO.

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

3. Laguna Irrigation District

[Docket No. EL98-46-002]

Take notice that on December 1, 1998, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) tendered for filing a form of Interconnection Agreement Between Pacific Gas and Electric Company and Laguna Irrigation District (Agreement), along with a letter explaining the Agreement and other matters. PG&E's filing was made pursuant to a ``Proposed Order Directing Interconnection and Establishing Further Procedures,'' issued in this case on September 16, 1998 (Proposed Order).

Citing ongoing settlement discussions among the parties, PG&E and Laguna also jointly request that the Commission: (1) defer briefing on matters still in dispute, as directed in the Proposed Order; and (2) take no further action in this docket pending the outcome of the settlement discussions.

Copies of PG&E's filing have been served upon Laguna and all other parties to this proceeding.

Comment date: December 31, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

4. Southern California Edison Company

[Docket No. EL98-62-002]

Take notice that on November 12, 1998, Southern California Edison Company (SCE) submitted a filing in compliance with the Commission's order dated October 28, 1998 in Docket Nos. ER98-2843-004, et al.

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

Comment date: December 14, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

5. Florida Power Corporation

[Docket No. ER97-4573-001]

Take notice that on December 1, 1998, Florida Power Corporation tendered for filing a compliance filing in the above-captioned proceeding.

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

6. Rocky Mountain Reserve Group, Public Service Company of Colorado, Black Hills Corporation, UtiliCorp United Inc.

[Docket No. ER98-498-001; ER98-3347-000; ER98-3351-000; ER98-3358-000]

Take notice that on December 1, 1998, Public Service Company of Colorado (PS Colorado), on behalf of itself and the other two jurisdictional members of the Rocky Mountain Reserve Group (RMRG), namely Black Hills Corporation and UtiliCorp United Inc., filedrevised versions of Policies B and C of the RMRG bylaws and policies. PS Colorado states that the purpose of the revisions is to reflect the conditions of the Commission's August 3, 1998, order in this docket conditionally approving the RMRG by-laws and policies.

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

7. USGen New England, Inc.

[Docket No. ER99-776-000]

Take notice that on November 25, 1998, USGen New England, Inc. tendered for filing its quarterly report regarding transactions entered into pursuant to the tariffs identified in the Commission's February 25, 1998 order in Docket No. ER98-6-000.

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

8. Central Illinois Light Company

[Docket No. ER99-777-000]

Take notice that on December 1, 1998, Central Illinois Light Company (CILCO), 300 Liberty Street, Peoria, Illinois 61202, tendered for filing with the Commission a substitute Index of Customers under its Coordination Sales Tariff and one service agreement for one new customer, Strategic Energy Limited.

CILCO requested an effective date of November 20, 1998.

Copies of the filing were served on the affected customer and the Illinois Commerce Commission.

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

9. Central Illinois Light Company

[Docket No. ER99-778-000]

Take notice that on December 1, 1998, Central Illinois Light Company (CILCO), 300 Liberty Street, Peoria, Illinois 61202, tendered for filing with the Commission an Index of Customers under its Market Rate Power Sales Tariff and three service agreements for three new customers, Amoco Energy Trading Corporation; Madison Gas & Electric Company and Strategic Energy Limited.

CILCO requested an effective date of November 20, 1998.

Copies of the filing were served on the affected customers and the Illinois Commerce Commission.

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

10. Duquesne Light Company

[Docket No. ER99-779-000]

Take notice that on December 1, 1998, Duquesne Light Company (DLC), tendered for filing a Service Agreement for Retail Network Integration Transmission Service and a Network Operating Agreement for Retail Network Integration Transmission Service dated November 30, 1998, Pepco Services, Inc., d/b/a Power Choice under DLC's Open Access Transmission Tariff (Tariff). The Service Agreement and Network Operating Agreement adds Pepco Services, Inc., d/b/a Power Choice as a customer under the Tariff.

DLC requests an effective date of November 30, 1998, for the Service Agreement.

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

11. Entergy Services, Inc.

[Docket No. ER99-780-000]

Take notice that on December 1, 1998, Entergy Services, Inc. (Entergy Services), on behalf of Entergy Arkansas, Inc., Entergy Gulf States, Inc., Entergy Louisiana, Inc., Entergy Mississippi, Inc., and Entergy New Orleans, Inc. (collectively, the Entergy Operating Companies), tendered for filing a Short-Term Market Rate Sales Agreement between Entergy Services, as agent for the Entergy Operating Companies, and Kansas City Power & Light Company for the sale of power under Entergy Services' Rate Schedule SP.

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

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

[Docket No. ER99-781-000]

Take notice that on December 1, 1998, Allegheny Power Service Corporation on behalf of Monongahela Power Company, The Potomac Edison Company and West Penn Power Company (Allegheny Power), filedan Amendment No. 8, to the APS Power Agreement with a requested effective date of January 1, 1999.

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

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

13. Tampa Electric Company

[Docket No. ER99-782-000]

Take notice that on December 1, 1998, Tampa Electric Company (Tampa Electric), tendered for filing a letter agreement that amends an existing letter of commitment providing for the sale of capacity and energy to the Utilities Commission, City of New Smyrna Beach (New Smyrna).

Tampa Electric proposes that the letter agreement be made effective on March 1, 1999.

Copies of the filing have been served on New Smyrna and the Florida Public Service Commission.

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

14. Southwest Power Pool

[Docket No. ER99-783-000]

Take notice that on December 1, 1998, Southwest Power Pool (SPP), as agent for its participating member public utilities, and on behalf of all its members, tendered for filing a revised Regional Open Access Transmission Tariff (Tariff), to be effective on April 1, 1999.

SPP states that it files the revised Tariff to add long-term firm point-to-point transmission service as a service under the Tariff and to make a few other changes.

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

15. Duquesne Light Company

[Docket No. ER99-784-000]

Take notice that on December 1, 1998, Duquesne Light Company (Duquesne), tendered for filing under Duquesne's pending Market-Based Rate Tariff, (Docket No. ER98-4159-000) an executed Service Agreement at Market-Based Rates with Tractebel Energy Marketing, Inc., (Customer).

Duquesne has requested the Commission waive its notice requirements to allow the Service Agreement to become effective as of November 30, 1998.

Copies of this filing were served upon Customer.

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

16. Duquesne Light Company

[Docket No. ER99-785-000]

Take notice that on December 1, 1998, Duquesne Light Company (Duquesne), tendered for filing under Duquesne's pending Market-Based Rate Tariff, (Docket No. ER98-4159-000) an executed Service Agreement at Market-Based Rates with New Energy Ventures, Inc., (Customer).

Duquesne has requested the Commission waive its notice requirements to allow the Service Agreement to become effective as of November 30, 1998.

Copies of this filing were served upon Customer.

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

17. Citizens Utilities Company

[Docket No. ES99-15-000]

Take notice that on December 3, 1998, Citizens Utilities Company (Applicant), tendered for filing an application in the above-referenced docket with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission pursuant to Section 204 of the Federal Power Act, requesting authorization for the issuance by Applicant of shares of Common Stock proposed to be issued on or before January 18, 1999 as interest payments on outstanding debentures for a two-year period (which will require up to $21,175,605) or such longer time as the Commission deems appropriate.

Comment date: December 23, 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.

[FR Doc. 98-32918Filed12-10-98; 8:45 am]

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