[Federal Register Volume 64, Number 32 (Thursday, February 18, 1999)]
[Notices]
[Pages 8080-8082]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 99-3892]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
[Docket No. AC99-35-000, et al.]


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

February 10, 1999.
    Take notice that the following filings have been made with the 
Commission:

1. Illinois Power Company

[Docket Nos. AC99-35-000 and AC99-35-001]

    Take notice that on February 2, 1999, as amended on February 4, 
1999, Illinois Power Company (IP) filed a letter, requesting approval 
of its' accounting for the write down of Clinton Power Station (a 
nuclear generating facility) and simultaneously to affect a quasi-
reorganization in which certain of IP's assets and liabilities would be 
restated to their current market value. This filing is for accounting 
purposes only.
    Comment date: March 2, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph 
E at the end of this notice.

2. San Diego Gas & Electric Company; Cabrillo Power I LLC, and 
Cabrillo Power II LLC

[Docket No. EC99-26-000

    Take notice that on February 5, 1999, San Diego Gas & Electric 
Company (SDG&E), Cabrillo Power I LLC (Cabrillo I) and Cabrillo Power 
II LLC (Cabrillo II) tendered for filing a letter supplementing their 
application filed on January 12, 1999, in the above-captioned docket.
    Comment date: February 22, 1999, in accordance with Standard 
Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

3. Maine Public Service Company

[Docket Nos. EC99-29-000 and ER99-1692-000]

    Take notice that on February 3, 1999, Maine Public Service Company 
(MPS) tendered for filing an application under sections 203 and 205 of 
the Federal Power Act in connection with the proposed sale of 
generation assets by MPS to WPS Power Development, Inc. (PDI) or its 
designees PDI Canada, Inc., and PDI New England, Inc. Pursuant to 
section 203 of the Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. Sec. 824b, MPS requests 
Commission approval of the sale of minimal jurisdictional facilities. 
Pursuant to section 205 of the Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. Sec. 824d, 
MPS also seeks approval of certain agreements, including an 
interconnection agreement, made in connection with the sale of 
generation assets.
    Comment date: March 5, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph 
E at the end of this notice.

4. San Diego Gas & Electric Company; Duke Energy South Bay LLC

[Docket No. EC99-30-000

    Take notice that on February 5, 1999, San Diego Gas & Electric 
Company (SDG&E) and Duke Energy South Bay LLC (Duke South Bay) tendered 
for filing, pursuant to Section 203 of the Federal Power Act, an 
application for Commission approval to effect assignment to Duke South 
Bay of a jurisdictional Reliability Must-Run Agreement (the RMR 
Agreement). The RMR Agreement, between SDG&E and the California 
Independent System Operator Corporation, relates to the operation of 
ADG&E's and Duke South Bay have requested that the Commission approve 
the assignment on or before March 30, 1999.
    Comment date: March 8, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph 
E at the end of this notice.

5. Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation; Consolidated Edison 
Company of New York, Inc.; LIPA; New York State Electric & Gas 
Corporation; Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation; Orange and Rockland 
Utilities, Inc.; Rochester Gas and Electric Corporation; Power 
Authority of the State of New York; New York Power Pool

[Docket No. EC99-31-000]

    Take notice that on February 5, 1999, the Member Systems of the New 
York Power Pool tendered for filing a Joint Application for 
Authorization To Convey Operational Control of Designated 
Jurisdictional Facilities and To Transfer Assets to an Independent 
System Operator. This application requests authorization to transfer 
operational control (but not ownership) of designated transmission 
facilities to an Independent System Operator (ISO); and to transfer to 
the ISO certain assets, including physical assets and deferred

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assets, consisting of costs related to the establishment of the ISO.
    Comment date: March 8, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph 
E at the end of this notice.

6. Camden Cogen L.P.

[Docket No. EG99-72-000]

    Take notice that on February 4, 1999, Camden Cogen L.P. (Camden 
Cogen),
c/o East Coast Power L.L.C., 1400 Smith Street, Houston, Texas 77002, 
filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission an application for 
determination of exempt wholesale generator status pursuant to Part 365 
of the Commission's regulations.
    Camden Cogen owns a gas-fired topping-cycle cogeneration facility 
with the capacity of 146 MW, located in Camden, New Jersey. Camden 
Cogen sells power to Public Service Electric and Gas Company.
    Comment date: March 3, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph 
E at the end of this notice. The Commission will limit its 
consideration of comments to those that concern the adequacy or 
accuracy of the application.

7. Cogen Technologies NJ Venture

[Docket No. EG99-73-000]

    Take notice that on February 4, 1999, Cogen Technologies NJ Venture 
(NJ Venture), c/o East Coast Power L.L.C., 1400 Smith Street, Houston, 
Texas 77002, filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission an 
application for determination of exempt wholesale generator status 
pursuant to Part 365 of the Commission's regulations.
    NJ Venture owns a gas-fired combined-cycle cogeneration facility 
located in the IMTT facility in Bayonne, New Jersey, with a capacity of 
176 MW. NJ Venture sells power to Jersey Central Power & Light Company, 
and Public Service Electric and Gas Company.
    Comment date: March 3, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph 
E at the end of this notice. The Commission will limit its 
consideration of comments to those that concern the adequacy or 
accuracy of the application.

8. Cogen Technologies Linden Venture, L.P.

[Docket No. EG99-74-000]

    Take notice that on February 4, 1999, Cogen Technologies Linden 
Venture, L.P. (Linden Venture), c/o East Coast Power L.L.C., 1400 Smith 
Street, Houston, Texas 77002, filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory 
Commission an application for determination of exempt wholesale 
generator status pursuant to Part 365 of the Commission's regulations.
    Linden Venture owns a topping-cycle cogeneration facility with a 
capacity of 715 MW located in the Bayway Refinery facility in Linden, 
New Jersey. Linden Venture sells power to the Consolidated Edison 
Company of New York.
    Comment date: March 3, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph 
E at the end of this notice. The Commission will limit its 
consideration of comments to those that concern the adequacy or 
accuracy of application.

9. EME Homer City Generation L.P.

[Docket No. EG99-75-000]

    Take notice that on February 4, 1999, EME Homer City Generation 
L.P. (EMEHCG) of 18101 Von Karman Avenue, Suite 1700, Irvine, CA 92612, 
filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission an application for 
determination of exempt wholesale generator status pursuant to Part 365 
of the Commission's regulations.
    EMEHCG is a Pennsylvania partnership that will own and operate the 
Homer City Electric Generating Station located in southwestern 
Pennsylvania. The Pennsylvania Public Utilities Commission, the New 
York Public Service Commission and the New Jersey Board of Public 
Utilities have found that allowing the facility to be an eligible 
facility will benefit consumers, is in the public interest and does not 
violate state law.
    Comment date: March 3, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph 
E at the end of this notice. The Commission will limit its 
consideration of comments to those that concern the adequacy or 
accuracy of the application.

10. Montaup Electric Company

[Docket No. EL99-36-000]

    Take notice that on February 5, 1999 Montaup Electric Company 
(Montaup) submitted for filing, pursuant to the Administrative 
Procedure Act, 5 U.S.C. Sec. 553(e) and Rule 207 of the Commission's 
Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.207, a petition for 
issuance of a declaratory order.
    It its submittal, Montaup asked the Commission to issue a 
declaratory order ruling (a) that a proposed amendment to a unit power 
purchase agreement with Boston Edison Company, under which Montaup 
purchases electricity produced by the Pilgrim Nuclear Plant, represents 
a prudent and reasonable step in the interests of its ratepayers; and 
(b) that recovery of certain ``buydown'' expenses it would incur to 
modify its contractual obligation to purchase electricity under the 
unit power purchase agreement may lawfully be recovered from its 
wholesale customers through the variable portion of Montaup's Contract 
Termination Clause.
    Montaup's petition requests that the Commission issue the 
declaratory order it has sought not later than the date upon which the 
Commission acts on the pending application in Docket No. EC99-18-000 
for approval of the proposed sale of the Pilgrim Plant to Entergy 
Nuclear Generation Company.
    Copies of the filing have been served on the regulatory agencies of 
the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the States of Rhode Island and 
Connecticut.
    Comment date: March 8, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph 
E at the end of this notice.

11. Coral Power, L.L.C.; Cogentrix Energy Power Marketing, Inc.; 
Merrill Lynch Capital Services, Inc.

[Docket Nos. ER96-25-014; ER95-1739-014; and ER99-830-001]

    Take notice that on February 4, 1999, the above-mentioned power 
marketers filed quarterly reports with the Commission in the above-
mentioned proceedings for information only. These filings are available 
for public inspection and copying in the Public Reference Room or on 
the Internet at www.ferc.fed.us/online/rims.htm for viewing and 
downloading (call 202-208-2222 for assistance).

12. Cumberland Power, Inc.; Strategic Power Management, Inc.; 
Coastal Electric Services Company and Engage Energy US, L.P.; First 
Power, L.L.C.

[Docket Nos. ER96-2624-002; ER96-2591-010; ER94-1450-014; ER97-654-002; 
ER97-654-003; ER97-654-004 and ER97-3580-006]

    Take notice that on February 5, 1999, the above-mentioned power 
marketers filed quarterly reports with the Commission in the above-
mentioned proceedings for information only. These filings are available 
for public inspection and copying in the Public Reference Room or on 
the internet at www.ferc.fed.us/online/rims.htm for viewing and 
downloading (call 202-208-2222 for assistance).

13. AYP Energy, Inc.

[Docket No. ER99-954-000]

    Take notice that on February 4, 1999, AYP Energy, Inc. (AYP) filed 
an amendment to its FERC Electric Rate Schedule No. 1. The amendment 
was intended to meet the Commission's requirements as ordered in Docket 
No. ER99-954-000.
    AYP Energy, Inc. seeks a February 1, 1999 effective date for the 
amendment to its Electric Rate Schedule No. 1.

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    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, and all 
parties of record.
    Comment date: February 24, 1999, in accordance with Standard 
Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

14. The Cincinnati Gas & Electric Co.

[Docket No. ER99-1611-000]

    Take notice that on February 5, 1999, the above-referenced public 
utility filed its quarterly transaction report for the quarter ending 
December 31, 1998.
    Comment date: February 25, 1999, in accordance with Standard 
Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

15. Rochester Gas and Electric Corporation

[Docket No. ER99-1728-000]

    Take notice that on February 5, 1999, Rochester Gas and Electric 
Corporation (RG&E), tendered for filing a Market Based Service 
Agreement between RG&E and Enserch Energy Services (New York), Inc. 
(Customer). This Service Agreement specifies that the Customer has 
agreed to the rates, terms and conditions of RG&E's FERC Electric Rate 
Tariff, Original Volume No. 3 (Power Sales Tariff) accepted by the 
Commission in Docket No. ER97-3553 (80 FERC para. 61,284) (1997)).
    RG&E requests waiver of the Commission's sixty (60) day notice 
requirements and an effective date of January 29, 1999, for Enserch 
Energy Services (New York), Inc.'s Service Agreement.
    RG&E has served copies of the filing on the New York State Public 
Service Commission and on the Customer.
    Comment date: February 25, 1999, in accordance with Standard 
Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

16. Rochester Gas and Electric Corporation

[Docket No. ER99-1729-000]

    Take notice that on February 5, 1999, Rochester Gas and Electric 
Corporation (RG&E), tendered for filing a Market Based Service 
Agreement between RG&E and Enserch Energy Services, Inc., (Customer). 
This Service Agreement specifies that the Customer has agreed to the 
rates, terms and conditions of RG&E's FERC Electric Rate Tariff, 
Original Volume No. 3 (Power Sales Tariff) accepted by the Commission 
in Docket No. ER97-3553 (80 FERC para. 61,284) (1997)).
    RG&E requests waiver of the Commission's sixty (60) day notice 
requirements and an effective date of January 29, 1999, for Enserch 
Energy Services, Inc.'s Service Agreement.
    RG&E has served copies of the filing on the New York State Public 
Service Commission and on the Customer.
    Comment date: February 25, 1999, in accordance with Standard 
Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

17. Central Vermont Public Service Corporation

[Docket No. ER99-1741-000]

    Take notice that on February 5, 1999, Central Vermont Public 
Service Corporation tendered for filing a Service Agreement with 
Southern Company Energy Marketing, L.P., under its FERC Electric Tariff 
Original Volume No. 8.
    Central Vermont requests waiver of the Commission's regulations to 
permit the Service Agreement to become effective on January 10, 1999.
    Comment date: February 25, 1999, in accordance with Standard 
Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

18. Cinergy Services, Inc.

[Docket No. ER99-1742-000]

    Take notice that on February 5, 1999, Cinergy Services, Inc. 
(Cinergy), tendered for filing a service agreement under Cinergy's Open 
Access Transmission Service Tariff (the Tariff) entered into between 
Cinergy and PP&L EnergyPlus Co., (PP&L).
    Cinergy and PP&L are requesting an effective date of January 15, 
1999.
    Comment date: February 25, 1999, in accordance with Standard 
Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

19. FirstEnergy Corp., and Pennsylvania Power Company

[Docket No. ER99-1743-000]

    Take notice that on February 5, 1999, FirstEnergy Corp., (First 
Energy), tendered for filing on behalf of itself and Pennsylvania Power 
Company, Service Agreements for Network Integration Service and 
Operating Agreements for the Network Integration Transmission Service 
under the Pennsylvania Electric Choice Program with Virginia Electric & 
Power Company and Allegheny Energy Solutions, Inc., pursuant to the 
FirstEnergy System Open Access Tariff. These agreements will enable the 
parties to obtain Network Integration Service under the Pennsylvania 
Electric Choice Program in accordance with the terms of the Tariff.
    The proposed effective date under these agreements are January 27, 
1999 and February 2, 1999.
    Comment date: February 25, 1999, in accordance with Standard 
Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

20. Western Resources, Inc.

[Docket No. ES99-26-000]

    Take notice that on February 3, 1999, Western Resources, Inc. 
(Western Resources) filed an application with the Federal Energy 
Regulatory Commission, pursuant to Section 204 of the Federal Power 
Act, for authorization to issue from time to time of up to $850,000 of 
Western Resources' common stock under its Employees' 401(k) Savings 
Plan. Western Resources further requests an exemption from the 
Commission's competitive bidding and negotiated placement requirements.
    Comment date: March 5, 1999, in accordance with Standard Paragraph 
E at the end of this notice.

21. Western Resources, Inc.

[Docket. No. ES99-27-000]

    Take notice that on February 3, 1999, Western Resources, Inc. 
(Western Resources) filed an application with the Federal Energy 
Regulatory Commission, pursuant to Section 204 of the Federal Power 
Act, for authorization to issue from time to time of up to $4,000,000 
of Western Resources' common stock under its Direct Stock Purchase 
Plan. Western Resources further requests an exemption from the 
Commission's competitive bidding and negotiated placement requirements.
    Comment date: March 5, 1999, 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 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,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 99-3892 Filed 2-17-99; 8:45 am]
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