Recent Public Service Board Orders

This page lists orders issued during calendar year 2015.

ORDERS ENTERED JANUARY 29, 2015

7873 ORDER RE: VERMONT SYSTEM PLANNING COMMITTEE RELIABILITY PLAN AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY GEOTARGETING RECOMMENDATIONS In Re: Programmatic Changes to the Standard-Offer Program

8390 PROCEDURAL ORDER REGARDING PROTECTIVE AGREEMENT and ATTACHMENT TO PROTECTIVE AGREEMENT  In Re: Petition of Vermont Department of Public Service for an investigation into the adequacy of Telephone Operating Company of Vermont LLC, d/b/a FairPoint Communications, provision of service quality

ORDERS ENTERED JANUARY 28, 2015

7763 PROCEDURAL ORDER In Re: Joint Petition of Vermont Electric Power Company, Inc. and Vermont Transco LLC (collectively, "VELCO") and Central Vermont Public Service Corporation ("CVPS") for a certificate of public good pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 248  authorizing the construction of the Bennington Substation Project, including:  (1) the construction of a new VELCO Bennington substation and a new CVPS substation at a new location; (2) the removal of VELCO's existing Bennington substation; (3) the modification of the existing CVPS Woodford Road substation; (4) the installation of a temporary CVPS switch; and (5) the construction of associated transmission plant, all in the Town of Bennington, Vermont

8234 ORDER RE: CONSENT TO TRANSFER OF CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD and CONSENT TO TRANSFER OF CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD In Re: Petition of Bridport Solar Holdings, LLC, for a certificate of public good, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 248, authorizing the construction and operation of a 2.0 MW solar electric generation facility to be located near the intersection of Town Line Road & Vermont Route 22A in Bridport, Vermont

8410 FINAL ORDER and CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD In Re: Petition of Vermont Telecommunications Authority for a certificate of public good, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 248(n), for the installation of wireless telecommunications equipment on registered net-metered photovoltaic electric generation facilities located in Halifax, Vermont

8411 FINAL ORDER and CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD In Re: Petition of Vermont Telecommunications Authority for a certificate of public good, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 248(n), for the installation of wireless telecommunications equipment on registered net-metered photovoltaic electric generation facilities located in Hancock, Vermont

8412 FINAL ORDER and CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD In Re: Petition of Vermont Telecommunications Authority for a certificate of public good, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 248(n), for the installation of wireless telecommunications equipment on registered net-metered photovoltaic electric generation facilities located in Rochester, Vermont

8413 FINAL ORDER and CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD In Re: Petition of Vermont Telecommunications Authority for a certificate of public good, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 248(n), for the installation of wireless telecommunications equipment on registered net-metered photovoltaic electric generation facilities located in Roxbury, Vermont

8414 FINAL ORDER and CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD In Re: Petition of Vermont Telecommunications Authority for a certificate of public good, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 248(n), for the installation of wireless telecommunications equipment on registered net-metered photovoltaic electric generation facilities located in Whitingham, Vermont

8425 FINAL ORDER and CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD In Re: Petition of Vermont Telecommunications Authority for a certificate of public good, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 248(n), for the installation of wireless telecommunications equipment on registered net-metered photovoltaic electric generation facilities located in Brighton, Vermont

8426 FINAL ORDER and CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD In Re: Petition of the Vermont Telecommunications Authority for a certificate of public good, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 248(n), for the installation of wireless telecommunications equipment on registered net-metered photovoltaic electric generation facilities located in Stockbridge, Vermont

CPG #NM-3095 ORDER In Re: Application of Howard A. Manosh for a Certificate of Public Good for an interconnected group net-metered photovoltaic electrical power system re: request for extension

CPG #NM-5520 ORDER REVOKED In Re: Application of Sun CSA 29, LLC for a Certificate of Public Good for an interconnected group net-metered photovoltaic electrical power system

CPG #NMP-5542 ORDER and CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD In Re: Application of Hartford Solarfield, LLC for a Certificate of Public Good to install and operate a 500 kW group net-metered solar electric generation facility to be located in Hartford, Vermont

ORDERS ENTERED JANUARY 27, 2015

8074 ORDER RE: BUSINESS PROCESS REVIEW REPORT In Re: Investigation into the existing rates of the Town of Stowe Electric Department

8390 ORDER RESCHEDULING STATUS CONFERENCE In Re: Petition of Vermont Department of Public Service for an investigation into the adequacy of Telephone Operating Company of Vermont LLC, d/b/a FairPoint Communications, provision of service quality

ORDERS ENTERED JANUARY 26, 2015

8302 ORDER RE: SECOND EXTENSION OF DEADLINE In Re: Petition of Chelsea Solar LLC for a certificate  of public good, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 248, authorizing the installation and operation of a  2.0 MW solar electric generation facility at 500 Apple Hill Road, Bennington, Vermont

8417 FINAL ORDER and CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD In Re: Petition of New Cingular Wireless PCS, LLC, d/b/a AT&T Mobility, for a certificate of public good, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 248a, for the installation of telecommunications equipment in Windsor, Vermont

ORDERS ENTERED JANUARY 23, 2015

7819 SECOND SCHEDULING ORDER In Re: Petition of Vermont Gas Systems, Inc., for authority to condemn easement rights over real property of Pierre Plouffe and Napoleon Plouffe, located in Colchester, Vermont, in connection with a preexisting natural-gas pipeline

8180 PROCEDURAL ORDER In Re: Petition of Vermont Gas Systems, Inc. for a certificate of public good, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 248, authorizing the construction of Phase II of the "Addison Natural Gas Project" to extend natural gas transmission facilities through Addison and Franklin Counties to the International Paper mill at Ticonderoga, New York, and construction of two gate stations for distribution service in the towns of Cornwall and Shoreham, Vermont

8380 ORDER RE: INFORMATION REQUEST FOR FAIRPOINT and ORDER RE: MOTION TO INTERVENE In Re: Petition of Vermont Department of Public Service for an investigation into the adequacy of Telephone Operating Company of Vermont LLC, d/b/a FairPoint Communications, provision of service quality

8419 FINAL ORDER and CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD In Re: Petition of  New Cingular Wireless PCS, LLC, d/b/a AT&T Mobility, and TowerCo 2013, LLC, for a certificate of public good, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 248a, for the installation of telecommunications equipment in Richmond, Vermont

8421 FINAL ORDER and CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD In Re: Petition of VTel Wireless, Inc., for a certificate of public good, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 248a, for the installation of telecommunications equipment in Georgia, Vermont

8422 FINAL ORDER and CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD In Re: Petition of New Cingular Wireless PCS, LLC, d/b/a AT&T Mobility, for a certificate of public good, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 248a, for the installation of telecommunications equipment in Cabot, Vermont

8423 FINAL ORDER and CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD In Re: Petition of  New Cingular Wireless PCS, LLC, d/b/a AT&T Mobility, for a certificate of public good, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 248a, for the installation of telecommunications equipment in Enosburg, Vermont

8424 FINAL ORDER and CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD In Re: Petition of Vermont RSA No. 2-B2, Inc., for a certificate of public good, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 248a, for the installation of telecommunications equipment in Bennington, Vermont

ORDERS ENTERED JANUARY 22, 2015

8248 ORDER RE: REQUEST FOR NON-SUBSTANTIAL CHANGE DETERMINATION In Re: Petition of Champlain Valley Solar Farm, LLC, for a certificate of public good, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 248, authorizing the installation and operation of a 2.2 MW solar electric generation facility off U.S. Route 7 in Middlebury, Vermont, to be known as the "Champlain Valley Solar Farm"

8384 ORDER RE: MOTION TO AMEND In Re: Petition of Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc. for Authorization to:  (i) issue long-term debt not to exceed $42 million in secured first mortgage bonds over a four-year period (2015-2018); and (ii) enter into new revolving credit agreements in an aggregate amount not to exceed $20 million

8418 FINAL ORDER and CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD In Re: Petition of New Cingular Wireless PCS, LLC, d/b/a AT&T Mobility, for a certificate of public good, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 248a, for the installation of telecommunications equipment in Shrewsbury, Vermont

8420 FINAL ORDER and CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD In Re: Petition of Vermont RSA No. 2-B2, Inc., for a certificate of public good, pursuant to 30 V.S.A.    § 248a, for the installation of telecommunications equipment in Hartford, Vermont

CPG #NM-5682 ORDER and CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD In Re: Application of the Paul Chamberlin for a certificate of public good for an interconnected group net-metered photovoltaic electric power system

ORDERS ENTERED JANUARY 21, 2015

8225 PROCEDURAL ORDER RE: POLE LINE INSTALLATION INFORMATION In Re: Petition of Sudbury Solar, LLC for a certificate of public good, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 248, authorizing the construction and operation of a 2.0 MW solar electric generation facility on Vermont Route 30, Sudbury, Vermont

8399 ORDER RE: STAY OF PROCEEDING In Re: Petition of Tempo Telecom, LLC, for designation as an Eligible Telecommunications Carrier for the limited purpose of offering prepaid wireless Lifeline services to qualified households

CPG #NM-5521 ORDER and CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD In Re: Application of Sun CSA 30, LLC for a certificate of public good for an interconnected group net-metered photovoltaic electric power system

CPG #NM-5522 ORDER and CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD In Re: Application of Sun CSA 31, LLC for a certificate of public good for an interconnected group net-metered photovoltaic electric power system

ORDERS ENTERED JANUARY 20, 2015

7988 ORDER RE: PROPOSED MODIFICATIONS TO THERMAL INVESTMENT EVALUATION PLAN In Re: Petition of Green Mountain Power Corporation for approval of its Community Energy & Efficiency Development Fund 2013 Annual Plan

8377 FINAL ORDER In Re: Joint Petition of Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc. ("VEC") and Village of Lyndonville Electric Department ("LED") for Approval to Transfer Service Territory in Sheffield, Vermont, from LED to VEC

8397 PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM AND SCHEDULING ORDER In Re: Petition of Green Mountain Power Corporation for approval of its 2014 Integrated Resource Plan

ORDERS ENTERED JANUARY 16, 2015

7970 ORDER RE: SECOND REQUEST FOR REMAND In Re: Petition of Vermont Gas Systems, Inc. for a certificate of public good, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 248, authorizing the construction of the "Addison Natural Gas Project" consisting of  approximately 43 miles of new natural gas transmission pipeline in Chittenden and Addison Counties, approximately 5 miles of new distribution mainlines in Addison County, together with three new gate stations in Williston, New Haven, and Middlebury, Vermont

8378 SECOND SCHEDULING ORDER In Re: Petition of Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc. for a certificate of public good, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 248, authorizing the decommissioning of an existing substation, construction of a new substation, and installation of 46 kV and distribution line extensions in the Town of Alburgh, Vermont

EEU-2014-04 ORDER REGARDING DEFINITION OF "STAKEHOLDER" AND CLOSING PROCEEDING In Re: Definition of "Stakeholder" in Section V.4.A of the document titled "Process and Administration of an Energy Efficiency Utility Order of Appointment

ORDERS ENTERED JANUARY 15, 2015

8407 FINAL ORDER and CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD In Re: Petition of New Cingular Wireless PCS, LLC, d/b/a AT&T Mobility and American Towers LLC, for a certificate of public good, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 248a, for the installation of telecommunications equipment in Moretown, Vermont

8408 FINAL ORDER and CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD In Re: Petition of New Cingular Wireless PCS, LLC, d/b/a AT&T Mobility, for a certificate of public good, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 248a, for the installation of telecommunications equipment in East Burke, Vermont

8409 FINAL ORDER and CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD In Re: Petition of New Cingular Wireless PCS, LLC, d/b/a AT&T Mobility, for a certificate of public good, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 248a, for the installation of telecommunications equipment in Fairfield, Vermont

ORDERS ENTERED JANUARY 14, 2015

8367 FINAL ORDER and CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD In Re: Petition of the Town of Hardwick Electric Department, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 248(j), for a certificate of public good authorizing the replacement of a transformer at its substation in Wolcott, Vermont

8379 ORDER RE MOTION TO INTERVENE In Re: Petition of VTel Wireless, Inc., for a certificate of public good, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 248a, for the installation of telecommunications equipment in Castleton, Vermont

CPG #NM-5006 ORDER RE: MOTION FOR RECONSIDERATION In Re: Application of Beach Properties Inc., d/b/a Basin Harbor Club, for a certificate of public good for an interconnected group net-metered photovoltaic electric power system

CPG No. 740-CR ORDER REVOKING CPG In Re: Petition of NEON Connect, Inc., for Revocation of its Certificate of Public Good to Operate as a Telecommunications Provider in the State of Vermont

ORDER ENTERED JANUARY 13, 2015

8390 ORDER RE SERVICE QUALITY & BILLING ISSUES In Re: Petition of Vermont Department of Public Service for an investigation into the adequacy of Telephone Operating Company of Vermont LLC, d/b/a FairPoint Communications, provision of service quality

ORDERS ENTERED JANUARY 12, 2015

8311 PROCEDURAL ORDER RE: HEARING OFFICER QUESTIONS In Re: Investigation into the use of electric energy efficiency charge funds to reduce the use of fossil fuels for space heating by supporting electric technologies that may increase electric consumption

8410 PROCEDURAL ORDER DENYING REQUEST FOR EXTENSION In Re: Petition of Vermont Telecommunications Authority for a certificate of public good, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 248(n), for the installation of wireless communications equipment on a registered net-metered photovoltaic electric generation facility located in Halifax, Vermont

8411 PROCEDURAL ORDER DENYING REQUEST FOR EXTENSION In Re: Petition of Vermont Telecommunications Authority for a certificate of public good, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 248(n), for the installation of wireless communications equipment on a registered net-metered photovoltaic electric generation facility located in Hancock, Vermont

8412 PROCEDURAL ORDER DENYING REQUEST FOR EXTENSION In Re: Petition of Vermont Telecommunications Authority for a certificate of public good, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 248(n), for the installation of wireless communications equipment on a registered net-metered photovoltaic electric generation facility located in Rochester, Vermont

8413 PROCEDURAL ORDER DENYING REQUEST FOR EXTENSION In Re: Petition of Vermont Telecommunications Authority for a certificate of public good, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 248(n), for the installation of wireless communications equipment on a registered net-metered photovoltaic electric generation facility located in Roxbury, Vermont

8414 PROCEDURAL ORDER DENYING REQUEST FOR EXTENSION In Re: Petition of Vermont Telecommunications Authority for a certificate of public good, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 248(n), for the installation of wireless communications equipment on a registered net-metered photovoltaic electric generation facility located in Whitingham, Vermont

ORDERS ENTERED JANUARY 9, 2015

8302 ORDER RE: EXTENSION OF DEADLINE In Re: Petition of Chelsea Solar LLC for a certificate  of public good, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 248, authorizing the installation and operation of a 2.0 MW solar electric generation facility at 500 Apple Hill Road, Bennington, Vermont

8403 FINAL ORDER and CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD In Re: Petition of NYNEX Mobile Limited Partnership 1 and Cellco Partnership, each d/b/a Verizon Wireless, for a certificate of public good, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 248a, for the installation of telecommunications equipment in Winooski, Vermont

ORDERS ENTERED JANUARY 8, 2015

7819 ORDER RE: COMPLIANCE FILING In Re: Petition of Vermont Gas Systems, Inc., for authority to condemn easement rights over real property of Pierre Plouffe and Napoleon Plouffe, located in Colchester, Vermont, in connection with a preexisting natural gas pipeline

8385 PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM AND SCHEDULING ORDER In Re: Joint Petition of Vermont Transco LLC, and Vermont Electric Power Company, Inc. (collectively, "VELCO"), and Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc. ("VEC"), for a certificate of public good, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. Section 248, authorizing the construction of the "Newport Substation Project" in Newport, Vermont, consisting of:  (1) upgrades to VELCO's existing Newport Substation; (2) installation and operation of a new VEC substation adjacent to VELCO's Newport Substation; and (3) decommissioning VEC's existing substation

8390 ORDER RE: PROCEDURAL SCHEDULE, MOTIONS TO INTERVENE, AND MOTION TO APPEAR PRO HAC VICE In Re: Petition of Vermont Department of Public Service for an investigation into the adequacy of Telephone Operating Company of Vermont LLC, d/b/a FairPoint Communications, provision of service quality

ORDER RE REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF TIME TO COMMISSION THE SUDBURY SOLAR, LLC AND CHELSEA SOLAR, LLC SOLAR ELECTRIC GENERATING PROJECTS In Re: request of Sudbury Solar, LLC and Chelsea Solar, LLC for an extension of time to commission their respective solar electric generating projects

CPG #NM-5486 ORDER and CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD In Re: Application of Fairhaven Community Solar Gardens, LLC for a certificate of public good for an interconnected group net-metered photovoltaic electric power system

CPG #NM-5520 ORDER and CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD In Re: Application of Sun CSA 29, LLC for a certificate of public good for an interconnected group net-metered photovoltaic electric power system

CPG #NM-5637 ORDER and CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD In Re: Application of the Second Congregational Church for a certificate of public good for an interconnected net-metered photovoltaic electrical power system

EEU-2010-06 ORDER RE: VEIC REQUEST TO TRANSFER NRA FUNDS In Re: In re: Energy Efficiency Utility ("EEU") Demand Resources Plan

EEU-2013-10 ORDER RE FRAMEWORK FOR A THERMAL ENERGY AND PROCESS FULES STATEWIDE INFORMATION CLEARINGHOUSE In Re: Establishment of a Thermal Energy and Process Fuels Statewide Information Clearinghouse

ORDERS ENTERED JANUARY 7, 2015

8355 FINAL ORDER and CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD In Re: Petition of VTel Wireless, Inc., for a certificate of public good, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 248a, for the installation of telecommunications equipment in Bennington, Vermont

8372 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE AND NOTICE OF HEARING In Re: Investigation into alleged violations by Barton Solar, LLC of the terms and conditions of the final Order and Certificate of Public Good issued on June 30, 2014, in Docket 8148

8401 FINAL ORDER and CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD In Re: Petition of VTel Wireless, Inc., for a certificate of public good, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 248a, for the installation of telecommunications equipment in Eden, Vermont

8402 FINAL ORDER and CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD In Re: Petition of Vermont RSA No. 2-B2, Inc., for a certificate of public good, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 248a, for the installation of telecommunications equipment in Manchester, Vermont

8404 FINAL ORDER and CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD In Re: Petition of Vermont RSA No. 2-B2, Inc., for a certificate of public good, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 248a, for the installation of telecommunications equipment in Shaftsbury, Vermont

8405 FINAL ORDER and CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD In Re: Petition of Vermont RSA No. 2-B2, Inc., for a certificate of public good, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 248a, for the installation of telecommunications equipment in Wilmington, Vermont

CPG No. 609-CR ORDER AMENDING CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD TO REFLECT NAME CHANGES and AMENDED CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD In Re: Petition of Lightower Fiber Networks II, LLC, for an amended Certificate of Public Good to reflect name changes

CPG No. 767-C ORDER REVOKING CPG In Re: Petition of G4 Telecom VT, Inc., for Revocation of its Certificate of Public Good to Operate as a Telecommunications Provider in the State of Vermont

CPG No. 990-CM FINAL ORDER and CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD In Re: Petition of BYO Wireless, L.L.C., to operate as a provider of commercial mobile radio services in Vermont

 

 

ORDER ENTERED JANUARY 2, 2015

7970 ORDER RE: SCHEDULE FOR RESPONSES TO FILINGS In Re: Amended Petition of Vermont Gas Systems, Inc. for a certificate of public good, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 248, authorizing the construction of the "Addison Natural Gas Pipeline" consisting of approximately 43 miles of new natural gas transmission pipeline in Chittenden and Addison Counties, approximately 5 miles of new distribution mainlines in Addison County, together with three new gate stations in Williston, New Haven and Middlebury, Vermont

                       

 

 

 

ORDERS ENTERED JANUARY 1, 2014 THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2014

ORDERS ENTERED JANUARY 1, 2013 THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2013

ORDERS ENTERED JANUARY 1, 2012 THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2012

ORDERS ENTERED JANUARY 1, 2011 THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2011

ORDERS ENTERED JANUARY 1, 2010 THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2010

ORDERS ENTERED AUGUST 1, 2009 THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2009