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NOTICE of ACT 174 WORKING GROUP MEETING

 

Pursuant to Act 174, the Vermont Legislature has directed the formation of a working group to review the current processes for citizen participation in Vermont Public Service Board proceedings.  The mission of the Act 174 Working Group is to make recommendations to promote increased ease of citizen participation in those proceedings.  As part of this review, the Act 174 Working Group will prepare and submit written recommendations in December of 2016 to the House and Senate Committees on Natural Resources and Energy, the Senate Committee on Finance, and the Joint Energy Committee.

 

The Act 174 Working Group will be comprised of the following members:

 

Senator Virginia Lyons, Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy

Representative Tony Klein, House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy

Superior Court Judge Robert Mello

Commissioner Christopher Recchia, Vermont Department of Public Service

Board Member Margaret Cheney, Vermont Public Service Board

 

The Act 174 Working Group will convene its first meeting on August 5 at 10:00 a.m. in the Susan M. Hudson Hearing Room, which is located on the 3rd Floor of the People’s United Bank Building at 112 State Street, Montpelier, Vermont, accessed through the rear door of the building.  This meeting is open to the public.

 

Revised Net-Metering Program ***Update 6-30-2016***

 

Vermont Public Service Board Issues Order Regarding Press Access and Live Streaming for Docket 8643 Hearings Press Release -- Order

Beginning at 9:30 A.M. on August 4, 2016, a live video stream of the Docket 8643 Technical Hearing may be viewed from this webpage.  See Amended Hearing Notice

 

Certificate of Public Good Municipal Notice Form

Pursuant to Act No. 174 of the 2016 Legislative Session, the holder of a certificate of public good ("CPG") or amendment to a CPG for an in-state generation facility with a capacity that is greater than 15 kilowatts shall, within 45 days of issuance, record a notice of the CPG or amended CPG, on the form prescribed by the Public Service Board, in the land records of each municipality in which a facility subject to the CPG is located.  The CPG holder shall also submit proof of this recording to the Vermont Public Service Board at 112 State St., Montpelier, VT  05620-2701. 

 

Vermont Public Service Board Announces Implementation of the Renewable Energy Standard (Docket 8550) -- PRESS RELEASE -- FINAL ORDER

 

Temporary Rulemaking on Sound Levels from Wind Generation Facilities

ORDER ADOPTING TEMPORARY RULE AND TEMPORARY RULE

 

Docket 8652 - Petition of GMP to offer net metering service above the 15% statutory cap -- FINAL ORDER 6/24/16

 

Third Amended Order implementing standards and procedures for issuance of a certificate of public good for communications facilities pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 248a

 

Notice of Availability of Public Service Board Transcripts


FY2017 Budget

Scheduled Events

Add this page as rss Section 248(j) Deadlines for Public Comments

  • August 24, 2016

    Notice of Proposed Project  In Re: Petition of Green Mountain Power Corporation ("GMP") pusuant to 30 V.S.A. Section 248 (j), for a certificate of public good authorizing the reconstruction of the South Brattleboro substation located on Cotton Mill Hill Road in Brattleboro, Vermont --- Public Notice

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  • August 4, 2016 - Rule 5.500 Workshop

    In Re: Petition of the Vermont Department of Public Service to Amend Board Rule 5.500 Regarding Interconnection Procedures for Proposed Electric Generation Resources

    Before Public Service Board Staff

    Location: Public Service Board Hearing Room, Third Floor, People's United Bank Building, 112 State Street, Montpelier, Vermont

  • August 26, 2016 - Rule 3.706 Workshop

    In Re: Petition of the CLEC Association of Northern New England to Amend Board Rule 3.706(D)(1) Regarding the Rental Calculation for Pole Attachments

    Before Public Service Board Staff

    Location: Public Service Board Hearing Room, Third Floor, People's United Bank Building, 112 State Street, Montpelier, Vermont