Summary of FERC Meeting Agenda - May 2011


Below are brief summaries of the agenda items for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s May 19, 2011 meeting, pursuant to the agenda as issued on May 12, 2011.

In This Issue:

Administrative Items; Electric Items; Gas Items; Hydro Items; and, Certificate Items.

Excerpt from "Electric Items"

E-1: Central Maine Power Company (Docket No. EL08-74-001) Central Maine Power Company (CMP) sought, and in an October 20, 2008 order the Commission granted, certain rate incentives in connection with a transmission project known as the Maine Power Reliability Project (MPRP). On November 19, 2008, numerous parties, including the Maine Public Utilities Commission and Connecticut Department of Public Utility Control, sought rehearing of the October 20 order. Agenda item E-1 may be an order addressing the requests for rehearing.

E-2: Central Maine Power Company (Docket Nos. ER09-938-001, -002, -003) On April 1, 2009, CMP filed proposed revisions to certain rate formulas that are a part of ISO New England Inc.’s (ISO-NE) Open Access Transmission Tariff (Tariff) in connection with the MPRP. On August 7, 2009, the Commission issued an order accepting CMP’s proposed amendments to the ISO-NE Tariff, but requiring certain compliance filings. On September 8, 2009, several parties submitted requests for rehearing. Also, on October 6, 2009, the required compliance filings were submitted. Agenda item E 2 may be an order addressing the requests for rehearing and/or the compliance filings.

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