[Federal Register Volume 61, Number 238 (Tuesday, December 10, 1996)]
[Notices]
[Pages 65040-65041]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 96-31299]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY
[Docket No. ER97-551-000, et al.]


Southern Company Services, Inc., et al. Electric Rate and 
Corporate Regulation Filings

December 4, 1996.
    Take notice that the following filings have been made with the 
Commission:

1. Southern Company Services, Inc.

[Docket No. ER97-551-000]

    Take notice that on November 22, 1996, Southern Company Services, 
Inc. (SCSI), acting on behalf of Alabama Power Company, Georgia Power 
Company, Gulf Power Company, Mississippi Power Company and Savannah 
Electric and Power Company (collectively referred to as ``Southern 
Companies'') filed eight (8) service agreements under Southern 
Companies' Market-Based Rate Power Sales Tariff (FERC Electric Tariff, 
Original Volume No. 4) with the following entities: (i) Duke Power 
Company; (ii) Heartland Energy Services, Inc.; (iii) LG&E Power 
Marketing, Inc.; (iv) Santee Cooper; (v) Koch Power Services, Inc.; 
(vi) The Power Company of America; (vii) MidCon Power Services Corp; 
and (viii) IUC Power Services. SCSI states that the service agreements 
will enable Southern Companies to engage in short-term market-based 
rate transactions with this entity.
    Comment date: December 18, 1996, in accordance with Standard 
Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

2. MidAmerican Energy Company

[Docket No. ER97-552-000]

    Take notice that on November 22, 1996, MidAmerican Energy Company 
(MidAmerican), 106 East Second Street, Davenport, Iowa 52801, filed 
with the Commission a Non-Firm Transmission Service Agreement with 
NorAm Energy Services, Inc. (NorAm) dated October 28, 1996, entered 
into pursuant to MidAmerican's Open Access Transmission Tariff.
    MidAmerican requests an effective date of October 28, 1996, for the 
Agreement with NorAm, and accordingly seeks a waiver of the 
Commission's notice requirement. MidAmerican has served a copy of the 
filing on NorAm, the Iowa Utilities Board, the Illinois Commerce 
Commission and the South Dakota Public Utilities Commission.
    Comment date: December 18, 1996, in accordance with Standard 
Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

3. Allegheny Power Service Corporation, on behalf of Monongahela 
Power Company, The Potomac Edison Company and West Penn Power 
Company (Allegheny Power)

[Docket No. ER97-553-000]

    Take notice that on November 22, 1996, Allegheny Power Service 
Corporation on behalf of Monongahela Power Company, The Potomac Edison 
Company and West Penn Power Company (Allegheny Power) filed Supplement 
No. 17 to add two (2) new Customers to the Standard Generation Service 
Rate Schedule under which Allegheny Power offers standard generation 
and emergency service on an hourly, daily, weekly, monthly or yearly 
basis. Allegheny Power requests a waiver of notice requirements to make 
service available as of November 21, 1996, to Equitable Power Services 
Company and Illinova Power Marketing, Inc.
    Copies of the filing have been provided to the Public Utilities

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Commission of Ohio, the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission, the 
Maryland Public Service Commission, the Virginia State Corporation 
Commission, the West Virginia Public Service Commission, and all 
parties of record.
    Comment date: December 18, 1996, in accordance with Standard 
Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

4. British Columbia Power Exchange Corporation British Columbia 
Power Exchange Corporation

[Docket No. ER97-556-000; Docket No. EL95-62-000 (Not Consolidated)]

    Take notice that on November 22, 1996, the British Columbia Power 
Exchange Corporation (Powerex), tendered for filing pursuant to Rules 
205 and 207, 18 CFR 385.205 and 385.207, a petition for waivers and 
blanket approvals under various regulations of the Commission and for 
an order accepting its FERC Electric Rate Schedule No. 1 to be 
effective at the earliest possible date but no later than 60 days from 
the date of its filing.
    Powerex intends to market electrical energy and capacity to 
wholesale customers at delivery points within the United States. In 
transactions where Powerex sells electric energy or capacity, it 
proposes to make such sales at rates and on terms and conditions agreed 
to with the purchasing party. Powerex will enter into both physical and 
financial transactions. As outlined in the petition, Powerex is an 
affiliate of the British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority, an 
integrated electric utility serving customers in British Columbia, 
Canada.
    If the Commission grants such waivers and authorizations, then 
Powerex requests that the Commission terminate Docket No. EL95-62-000, 
without prejudice to Powerex reasserting the arguments raised in its 
Petition for Declaratory Order in Docket No. EL95-62-000 in other 
Commission proceedings.
    Comment date: December 18, 1996, in accordance with Standard 
Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

5. Boston Edison Company

[Docket No. ER97-557-000]

    Take notice that on November 22, 1996, Boston Edison Company 
(Boston Edison), tendered for filing a Service Agreement and Appendix A 
under Original Volume No. 6, Power Sales and Exchange Tariff (Tariff) 
for Public Service Electric & Gas Company (PSE&G). Boston Edison 
requests that the Service Agreement become effective as of November 1, 
1996.
    Edison states that it has served a copy of this filing on PSE&G and 
the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities.
    Comment date: December 18, 1996, in accordance with Standard 
Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

6. Boston Edison Company

[Docket No. ER97-558-000]

    Take notice that on November 22, 1996, Boston Edison Company 
(Boston Edison), tendered for filing a Service Agreement under Original 
Volume No. 8, FERC Order 888 Tariff (Tariff) for AIG Trading 
Corporation (AIG). Boston Edison requests that the Service Agreement 
become effective as of November 1, 1996.
    Edison states that it has served a copy of this filing on AIG and 
the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities.
    Comment date: December 18, 1996, in accordance with Standard 
Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

7. Boston Edison Company

[Docket No. ER97-559-000]

    Take notice that on November 22, 1996, Boston Edison Company 
(Boston Edison), tendered for filing a Service Agreement under original 
Volume No. 8, FERC Order 888 Tariff (Tariff) for Morgan Stanley Capital 
Group Inc. (Morgan). Boston Edison requests that the Service Agreement 
become effective as of November 1, 1996.
    Edison states that it has served a copy of this filing on Morgan 
and the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities.
    Comment date: December 18, 1996, in accordance with Standard 
Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

8. Boston Edison Company

[Docket No. ER97-560-000]

    Take notice that on November 22, 1996, Boston Edison Company 
(Boston Edison), tendered for filing a Service Agreement and Appendix A 
under Original Volume No. 6, Power Sales and Exchange Tariff (Tariff) 
for CNG Power Services Corporation (CNG). Boston Edison requests that 
the Service Agreement become effective as of November 1, 1996.
    Edison states that it has served a copy of this filing on CNG and 
the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities.
    Comment date: December 18, 1996, in accordance with Standard 
Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

9. Boston Edison Company

[Docket No. ER97-561-000]

    Take notice that on November 22, 1996, Boston Edison Company 
(Boston Edison), tendered for filing a Service Agreement under Original 
Volume No. 8, FERC Order 888 Tariff (Tariff) for Citizens Lehman Power 
Sales (Citizens). Boston Edison requests that the Service Agreement 
become effective as of November 1, 1996.
    Edison states that it has served a copy of this filing on Citizens 
and the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities.
    Comment date: December 18, 1996, in accordance with Standard 
Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

Standard Paragraph

    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 filed on 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 this filing are on file with the 
Commission and are available for public inspection.
Linwood A. Watson, Jr.,
Acting Secretary.
[FR Doc. 96-31299 Filed 12-9-96; 8:45 am]
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