[Federal Register Volume 63, Number 75 (Monday, April 20, 1998)]
[Notices]
[Pages 19484-19487]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 98-10319]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
[Docket No. DR98-55-000, et al.]


Entergy Gulf States, Inc., et al.; Electric Rate and Corporate 
Regulation Filings

April 14, 1998.
    Take notice that the following filings have been made with the 
Commission:

1. Entergy Gulf States, Inc.

[Docket No. DR98-55-000]

    Take notice that on April 10, 1998, Entergy Services, Inc. (ESI), 
filed on behalf of its affiliate, Entergy Gulf States, Inc. (Company) 
an Application for approval of certain changes in Company's 
depreciation rates pursuant to Section 302 of the Federal Power Act and 
Rule 204 of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure. The 
proposed changes of the Company's depreciation rates are required in 
order to implement an Order of the Louisiana Public Service Commission, 
issued on March 19, 1998, directing a change in the Company's 
depreciation rates effective February 19, 1998.
    Comment date: May 13, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E 
at the end of this notice.

2. Illinois Power Company

[Docket No. ER98-2246-000]

    Take notice that on April 9, 1998, Illinois Power Company (Illinois 
Power), filed to withdraw its March 19, 1998, filing to revise its 
Index of Customers for service agreements under Illinois Power's Open 
Access Transmission Tariff No. 8. Illinois Power will refile its 
revised Index of Customers using the redesignations issued in the 
Delegated Letter Order of September 5, 1997 for ER98-3678-000, et al.
    The undersigned certifies that a copy of this filing is being 
mailed to each individual listed on the official service list in this 
proceeding.
    Comment date: April 29, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph 
E at the end of this notice.

3. ERI Enterprises, L.L.C.

[Docket No. ER98-2367-000]

    Take notice that on April 9, 1998, ERI Enterprises, L.L.C., filed 
Rate Schedule No. 1, which was inadvertently omitted from the 
Application for authorization filed on March 31, 1998, in the above 
referenced proceeding.
    Comment date: April 29, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph 
E at the end of this notice.

4. Cobisa-Person Limited Partnership

[Docket No. ER98-2498-000]

    Take notice that on April 9, 1998, Cobisa-Person Limited 
Partnership (Cobisa-Person), tendered for filing pursuant to Rule 205, 
18 CFR 385.205, an application for an order accepting its rates of 
filing, determining rates to be just and reasonable, and granting 
certain waivers and pre-approvals.
    Cobisa-Person has entered into a Power Purchase Agreement and an 
Interconnection Agreement with Public Service Company of New Mexico 
(PNM), to engage in wholesale capacity and energy sales to PNM from 
Cobisa-Person's approximately 140-megawatt generation facility to be 
constructed in Bernalillo County, New Mexico.
    Comment date: April 29, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph 
E at the end of this notice.

5. American Electric Power Service Corporation

[Docket No. ER98-2495-000]

    Take notice that on April 9, 1998, the American Electric Power 
Service Corporation (AEPSC), tendered for filing executed service 
agreements 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. AEPSC 
respectfully requests waiver of notice to permit the service agreements 
to be made effective for service billed on and after March 16, 1998.
    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: April 29, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph 
E at the end of this notice.

6. Puget Sound Energy, Inc.

[Docket No. ER98-2496-000]

    Take notice that on April 9, 1998, Puget Sound Energy, Inc. (PSE), 
tendered for filing, changes in PSE's Supplement to Rate Schedule FERC 
No. 1, and a letter agreement, dated April 1, 1998, (the Agreement), 
between PSE and Duke Energy Marketing and Trading, L.L.C. (DETM).
    PSE states that the Agreement relates to the purchase and sale of 
economy energy service and firm system capacity/energy sale or exchange 
service by PSE to DETM under the Western Systems Power Pool Agreement 
(WSPP Agreement). PSE has requested the Commission to find that the 
Agreement

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is a service agreement under the WSPP Agreement and is therefore not 
required to be filed.
    A copy of the filing was served upon DETM.
    Comment date: April 29, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph 
E at the end of this notice.

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

[Docket No. ER98-2497-000]

    Take notice that on April 9, 1998, Allegheny Power Service 
Corporation on behalf of Monongahela Power Company, The Potomac Edison 
Company and West Penn Power Company (Allegheny Power), filed Supplement 
No. RT-1 to add Central Electric Cooperative, Inc.'s pilot program 
Customers to Allegheny Power Open Access Transmission Tariff which 
includes a Retail Transmission Supplement. Allegheny Power requests a 
waiver of notice requirements and asks the Commission to honor the 
proposed effective date of April 1, 1998 as specified in the agreement 
negotiated by the parties.
    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, the West Virginia Public Service Commission.
    Comment date: April 29, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph 
E at the end of this notice.

8. Central Power and Light Company, West Texas Utilities Company, 
Public Service Company of Oklahoma, Southwestern Electric Power 
Company

[Docket No. ER98-2500-000]

    Take notice that on April 9, 1998, Central Power and Light Company, 
Public Service Company of Oklahoma, Southwestern Electric Power Company 
and West Texas Utilities Company (collectively, the CSW Operating 
Companies), tendered for filing a service agreement establishing 
Illinois Power Company (Illinois) as a customer under the CSW Operating 
Companies' market based rate power sales tariff. The CSW Operating 
Companies request an effective date of March 12, 1998, for the service 
agreement and, accordingly, seek waiver of the Commission's notice 
requirements.
    The CSW Operating Companies state that a copy of the filing was 
served on Illinois.
    Comment date: April 29, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph 
E at the end of this notice.

9. West Texas Utilities Company

[Docket No. ER98-2501-000]

    Take notice that on April 9, 1998, West Texas Utilities Company 
(WTU), submitted for filing a service agreement between WTU and Midwest 
Electric Cooperative, Inc., (Midwest). Pursuant to the service 
agreement, WTU will provide full-requirements service under its WPC 
Tariff to Midwest load at four additional points of delivery.
    WTU seeks an effective date of May 1, 1998 and accordingly, seeks 
waiver of the Commission's notice requirements. WTU has served copies 
of the filing on Midwest and the Public Utility Commission of Texas.
    Comment date: April 29, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph 
E at the end of this notice.

10. Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc.

[Docket No. ER98-2503-000]

    Take notice that on April 9, 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 VTEC Energy, Inc., (VTEC).
    Con Edison states that a copy of this filing has been served by 
mail upon VTEC.
    Comment date: April 29, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph 
E at the end of this notice.

11. Orange and Rockland Utilities, Inc.

[Docket No. ER98-2502-000]

    Take notice that on April 8, 1998, Orange and Rockland Utilities, 
Inc. (O&R), tendered for filing pursuant to Part 35 of the Federal 
Energy Regulatory Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 
35, a service agreement under which O&R will provide capacity and/or 
energy to Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (Con Edison).
    O&R requests waiver of the notice requirement so that the service 
agreement with Coastal becomes effective as of April 1, 1998.
    O&R has served copies of the filing on The New York State Public 
Service Commission and Con Edison.
    Comment date: April 28, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph 
E at the end of this notice.

12. Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc.

[Docket No. ER98-2504-000]

    Take notice that on April 9, 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 The Eastern Group (Eastern).
    Con Edison states that a copy of this filing has been served by 
mail upon Eastern.
    Comment date: April 29, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph 
E at the end of this notice.

13. Florida Power & Light Company

[Docket No. ER98-2505-000]

    Take notice that on April 9, 1998, Florida Power & Light Company 
(FPL), filed Service Agreements with Southern Company Energy Marketing 
L.P., American Electric Power Service Corporation and Florida Municipal 
Power Agency for service pursuant to Tariff No. 1 for Sales of Power 
and Energy by Florida Power & Light. In addition, FPL filed Service 
Agreements with Southern Company Energy Marketing L.P., and American 
Electric Power Service Corporation for service pursuant to FPL's Market 
Based Rates Tariff. FPL requests that the Service Agreements be made 
effective on March 11, 1998.
    Comment date: April 29, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph 
E at the end of this notice.

14. Houston Lighting & Power Company

[Docket No. ER98-2506-000]

    Take notice that on April 9, 1998, Houston Lighting & Power Company 
(HL&P), tendered for filing an executed transmission service agreement 
(TSA) with OGE Energy Resources, Inc. (OGE), for Non-Firm Transmission 
Service under HL&P's FERC Electric Tariff, Third Revised Volume No. 1, 
for Transmission Service To, From and Over Certain HVDC 
Interconnections. HL&P has requested an effective date of April 9, 
1998.
    Copies of the filing were served on OGE and the Public Utility 
Commission of Texas.
    Comment date: April 29, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph 
E at the end of this notice.

15. Northeast Utilities Service Company

[Docket No. ER98-2507-000]

    Take notice that on April 9, 1998, Northeast Utilities Service 
Company (NUSCO), tendered for filing on behalf of its operating 
affiliates, The Connecticut Light and Power Company

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(CL&P), Western Massachusetts Electric Company (WMECO) and Holyoke 
Water Power Company (including Holyoke Power and Electric Company) 
(HWP), pursuant to Section 35.15 ad Section 131.53 of the Commission's 
Regulations a Notice of Termination of Assignment of the following rate 
schedule supplements:

Supplement No. 4 to Rate Schedule FERC No. CL&P 534
Supplement No. 4 to Rate Schedule FERC No. WMECO 428
Supplement No. 4 to Rate Schedule FERC No. HWP 65

    NUSCO requests that such terminations be made effective as of May 
1, 1998.
    NUSCO states that copies of its submission have been mailed or 
delivered to the City of Chicopee Municipal Lighting Plant, the 
Connecticut Municipal Electric Energy Cooperative and the Massachusetts 
Department of Telecommunications and Energy.
    Comment date: April 29, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph 
E at the end of this notice.

16. Duquesne Light Company

[Docket No. ER98-2509-000]

    Take notice that April 6, 1998, Duquesne Light Company (DLC), filed 
a Service Agreement dated April 6, 1998 with PG&E Energy Trading-Power 
L.P. under DLC's Open Access Transmission Tariff (Tariff). The Service 
Agreement adds PG&E Energy Trading-Power L.P., as a customer under the 
Tariff. DLC requests an effective date of April 6, 1998, for the 
Service Agreement.
    Comment date: April 29, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph 
E at the end of this notice.

17. Rochester Gas and Electric Corporation

[Docket No. ER98-2510-000]

    Take notice that on April 9, 1998, Rochester Gas and Electric 
Corporation (RG&E), filed a Service Agreement between RG&E and the 
Energetix (Customer). This Service Agreement specifies that the 
Customer has agreed to the rates, terms and conditions of the RG&E open 
access transmission tariff filed on July 9, 1996 in Docket No. OA96-
141-000.
    RG&E requests waiver of the Commission's sixty (60) day notice 
requirements and an effective date of March 2, 1998, for the Energetix 
Service Agreement. RG&E has served copies of the filing on the New York 
State Public Service Commission and on the Customer.
    Comment date: April 29, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph 
E at the end of this notice.

18. Interstate Power Company

[Docket No. ER98-2511-000]

    Take notice that on April 9, 1998, Interstate Power Company (IPW), 
tendered for filing a Network Transmission Service between IPW and 
Wisconsin Power and Light (WPL). Under the Service Agreement, IPW will 
provide Network Integration Transmission Service to WPL for the City of 
Guttenberg.
    Comment date: April 29, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph 
E at the end of this notice.

19. Interstate Power Company

[Docket No. ER98-2512-000]

    Take notice that on April 9, 1998, Interstate Power Company (IPW), 
tendered for filing a Network Transmission Service between IPW and 
McGregor Municipal Utilities (McGregor). Under the Service Agreement, 
IPW will provide Network Integration Transmission Service to McGregor.
    Comment date: April 29, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph 
E at the end of this notice.

20. Duquesne Light Company

[Docket No. ER98-2513-000]

    Take notice that on April 9, 1998, Duquesne Light Company (DLC), 
filed a Service Agreement dated April 6, 1998 with Amoco Energy Trading 
Corp., under DLC's FERC Coordination Sales Tariff (Tariff). The Service 
Agreement adds Amoco Energy Trading Corp., as a customer under the 
Tariff. DLC requests an effective date of April 6, 1998, for the 
Service Agreement.
    Comment date: April 29, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph 
E at the end of this notice.

21. Duquesne Light Company

[Docket No. ER98-2514-000]

    Take notice that April 9, 1998, Duquesne Light Company (DLC), filed 
a Service Agreement dated April 6, 1998, with Amoco Energy Trading 
Corp., under DLC's Open Access Transmission Tariff (Tariff). The 
Service Agreement adds Amoco Energy Trading Corp., as a customer under 
the Tariff. DLC requests an effective date of April 6, 1998, for the 
Service Agreement.
    Comment date: April 29, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph 
E at the end of this notice.

22. PacifiCorp Power Marketing, Inc.

[Docket No. ER98-2515-000]

    Take notice that on April 6, 1998, PacifiCorp Power Marketing, Inc. 
(PPM), tendered for filing a letter on behalf of the Executive 
Committee on the Western Systems Power Pool (WSPP) indicating that PPM 
had completed all the steps for pool membership. PPM requests that the 
Commission amend the WSPP Agreement to include it as a member.
    PPM requests an effective date of April 17, 1998, for the proposed 
amendment. Accordingly, PPM requests waiver of the Commission's notice 
requirements for good cause shown.
    Copies of the filing were served upon the WSPP Executive Committee 
and WSPP's General Counsel.
    Comment date: April 29, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph 
E at the end of this notice.

23. EnergyEXPRESS, Inc.

[Docket No. ER98-2516-000]

    Take notice that on April 9, 1998, EnergyEXPRESS, Inc., tendered 
for filing a Notice of Cancellation of Electric Rate Schedule FERC No. 
1, to become effective June 8, 1998.
    Comment date: April 29, 1998, in accordance with Standard Paragraph 
E at the end of this notice.

24. PacifiCorp

[Docket No. ES98-24-000]

    Take notice that on March 17, 1998, PacifiCorp filed its 
application with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, pursuant to 
Section 204 of the Federal Power Act, seeking an order either 
authorizing PacifiCorp (1) to issue and sell its short-term commercial 
paper in the U.S. or overseas from time to time through April 30, 2000, 
in aggregate principal amounts outstanding not to exceed $1.5 billion 
at any one time and (2) to issue its short-term promissory notes to and 
borrow from commercial banks under revolving credit agreements, from 
time to time through April 30, 2000, in an aggregate principal amount 
not to exceed $1.5 billion outstanding at any one time; provided that 
the aggregate principal amount of commercial paper and borrowings under 
the credit agreements not exceed $1.5 billion outstanding at any one 
time.
    Comment date: May 13, 1998, 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,

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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 these filings are on file with the Commission and 
are available for public inspection.
David P. Boergers,
Acting Secretary.
[FR Doc. 98-10319 Filed 4-17-98; 8:45 am]
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