Ogden Energy China (Alpha) Ltd., et al.; Electric Rate and Corporate Regulation Filings

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
[Docket No. EG98-16-000, et al.]


Ogden Energy China (Alpha) Ltd., et al.; Electric Rate and 
Corporate Regulation Filings

December 15, 1997.
    Take notice that the following filings have been made with the 
Commission:

1. Ogden Energy China (Alpha) Ltd.

[Docket No. EG98-16-000]

    On December 5, 1997, Ogden Energy China (Alpha) Ltd. (OECA) filed 
with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) an application for determination of exempt 
wholesale generator status pursuant to Part 365 of the Commission's 
Regulations.
    OECA will own a sixty percent equity interest in a 24 MW eligible 
facility located in Linan Municipality, Zhejiang Province, People's 
Republic of China. OECA states that it will be engaged directly and 
exclusively in the business of owning and/or operating all or part of 
one of more eligible facilities (as defined in Section 32(a)(1) of the 
Public Utility Holding Company Act) and selling electricity at 
wholesale to the Linan Power Bureau and at retail to consumers none of 
which will be located within the United States.
    Comment date: January 2, 1998, 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.

2. Monmouth Energy, Inc.

[Docket No. EG98-17-000]

    On December 8, 1997, Monmouth Energy, Inc. (Monmouth), filed with 
the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) an application 
for determination of exempt wholesale generator status pursuant to Part 
365 of the Commission's Regulations.
    Monmouth is a New Jersey corporation and a wholly-owned subsidiary 
of DQE Energy Services, Inc. Monmouth's facility is capable of 
producing a nominal 10.0 MW of power from approximately 5.9 million 
standard cubic feet a day (dry basis) of landfill gas. Monmouth states 
that no rate or charge in connection with this facility was in effect 
under the laws of any state as of October 24, 1992 or any time 
thereafter. Monmouth further states that copies of the application were 
served upon the Securities and Exchange Commission, the New Jersey 
Board of Public Utilities, and Jersey Central Power and Light Co.
    Comment date: January 2, 1998, 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.

3. Ogden Energy China (Gamma) Ltd.

[Docket No. EG98-18-000]

    On December 8, 1997, Ogden Energy China (Gamma) Ltd. (OECG), filed 
with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) an 
application for determination of exempt wholesale generator status 
pursuant to Part 365 of the Commission's Regulations.
    OECG will own a sixty percent equity interest in a 24 MW eligible 
facility located in Taixing City, Jiangsu Province, People's Republic 
of China. OECG states that it will be engaged directly and exclusively 
in the business of owning and/or operating all or part of one of more 
eligible facilities (as defined in Section 32(a)(1) of the Public 
Utility Holding Company Act) and selling electricity at wholesale to 
the Taixing City Power Bureau and at retail to consumers none of which 
will be located within the United States.
    Comment date: January 2, 1998, 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.

4. Ogden Energy China (Delta) Ltd.

[Docket No. EG98-19-000]

    On December 8, 1997, Ogden Energy China (Delta) Ltd. (OECA), filed 
with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) an 
application for determination of exempt wholesale generator status 
pursuant to Part 365 of the Commission's Regulations.
    OECA will own a sixty percent equity interest in a 24 MW eligible 
facility located in Taixing City, Jiangsu Province, People's Republic 
of China. OECA states that it will be engaged directly and exclusively 
in the business of owning and/or operating all or part of one of more 
eligible facilities (as defined in Section 32(a)(1) of the Public 
Utility Holding Company Act) and selling electricity at wholesale to 
the Taixing City Power Bureau and at retail to consumers none of which 
will be located within the United States.
    Comment date: January 2, 1998, 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.

5. San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District, an Agency of the 
State of California v. Pacific Gas and Electric Company a 
Corporation, and California Independent System Operator 
Corporation, a Corporation

[Docket No. EL98-10-000]

    Take notice that on November 28, 1997, San Francisco Bay Area Rapid 
Transit District (BART) tendered for filing a complaint seeking an 
order of the Commission directing Pacific Gas and Electric Company to 
(1) enter into a long-term network transmission agreement in compliance 
with the Commission's Orders Nos. 888 and 888-A and PG&E's open-access 
transmission tariff (OATT), and (2) to cease its discriminatory 
treatment of BART in refusing to enter into a network transmission 
agreement for the delivery of Federal preference power to BART and in 
asserting, contrary to Commission Order No. 888-A that BART is not an 
eligible customer entitled to network transmission service under PG&E's 
OATT.
    Comment date: January 14, 1998, in accordance with Standard 
Paragraph E at the end of this notice. Answers to the complaint shall 
be due on or before January 14, 1998.

6. Portland General Electric Company

[Docket No. ER96-333-001]

    Take notice that on December 3, 1997, Portland General Electric 
Company (PGE) tendered for filing revised tariff sheets to its open 
access transmission tariff (PGE-8) in Docket No. OA96-137 as ordered by 
the Commission in Docket No. ER96-333-000. The revised tariff sheets 
reflect changes to PGE's Schedules 2, 7, 8, 9 and Attachment H to 
unbundle the charge for Reactive Power Supply and Voltage Control from 
Generation Sources from the base transmission rates.
    PGE respectfully requests that the Commission grant a waiver of the 
applicable notice requirements of 18 CFR Section 35.3 to allow the 
revised tariff sheets to become effective July 9, 1996.
    Copies of this filing were served upon entities noted in the filing 
letter.
    Comment date: December 29, 1997, in accordance with Standard 
Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

7. Interstate Power Company

[Docket No. ER97-2667-000]

    Take notice that on November 26, 1997, Interstate Power Company 
tendered for filing a Notice of Withdrawal in the above-referenced 
docket.
    Comment date: December 29, 1997, in accordance with Standard 
Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

8. PECO Energy Company

[Docket No. ER98-28-001]

    Take notice that on December 5, 1997, PECO Energy Company filed a 
compliance filing in the above-captioned docket consisting of clean and 
redlined version of First Revised Sheet No. 13 to its Form of Installed 
Capacity Obligation Allocation Agreement filed in this docket on 
October 3, 1997.
    Copies of this compliance filing are being served on all parties on 
the official service list compiled by the Secretary for this proceeding.
    Comment date: December 29, 1997, in accordance with Standard 
Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

9. Millennium Power Partners, L.P.

[Docket No. ER98-830-000]

    Take notice that on November 26, 1997, Millennium Power Partners, 
L.P. (Millennium), submitted for filing, pursuant to Section 205 of the 
Federal Power Act, and Part 35 of the Commission's Regulations, a 
Petition for authorization to make sales of capacity and energy at 
market-based rates from a proposed nominal 360 MW natural gas-fired, 
combined cycle power plant (the Millennium project) in the Town of 
Charlton, Massachusetts. A new 115 kV interconnection line extending 
from the switchyard at the proposed site to transmission lines owned by 
New England Power Service Company will serve to connect the project to 
the regional grid. The project, which will be a merchant plant, is 
expected to commence commercial operation in the year 2000.
    Comment date: December 29, 1997, in accordance with Standard 
Paragraph E at the end of this notice.

10. Southern California Edison Company

[Docket No. ER98-1036-000]

    Take notice that on December 11, 1997, Southern California Edison 
Company (Edison) tendered for filing the Edison-Anaheim 1997 
Restructuring Agreement (Restructuring Agreement) between Edison and 
the City of Anaheim, California (Anaheim), and a Notice of Cancellation 
of various agreements and rate schedules applicable to Anaheim. 
Included in the Restructuring Agreement as Appendices B, C, D, and E 
are: the Edison-Anaheim Interconnection Agreement, Amendment No. 1 to 
the Edison-Anaheim San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station Firm 
Transmission Service Agreement, Amendment No. 1 to the Edison-Anaheim 
1995 San Juan Unit 4 Firm Transmission Service Agreement, and the 
Edison-Anaheim Four Corners-Mead Firm Transmission Service Agreement.
    The Restructuring Agreement is the result of negotiations between 
Edison and Anaheim to modify existing contracts to accommodate the 
emerging Independent System Operator (ISO)/Power Exchange market 
structure. The Restructuring Agreement significantly simplifies the 
existing operational arrangements between Edison and Anaheim. In 
addition, the Restructuring Agreement provides for cancellation of 
existing bundled service arrangements and obligations between Edison 
and Anaheim. Edison is requesting that the Restructuring Agreement 
become effective on the date the ISO assumes operational control of 
Edison's transmission facilities.
    Copies of this filing were served upon the Public Utilities 
Commission of the State of California and all interested parties.
    Comment date: December 29, 1997, 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.
Lois D. Cashell,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 97-33563 Filed 12-23-97; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6717-01-P  

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