Intelligence

Virginia SCC approves utility asset transfers between Dominion, Potomac Edison

As noted in one order, Dominion Energy Virginia and Potomac Edison in December 2018 filed a joint petition with the commission seeking approval for the acquisition by Dominion of certain transmission facilities from Potomac Edison relating to the Virginia portion of the 500-kV Mt. Storm-Valley Line and the acquisition by Dominion of certain transmission assets from Potomac Edison relating to the 500-kV Front Royal-Meadow Brook Line.

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N.Y. regulators grant motion involving South Fork Wind Farm transmission line

As noted in the order, Deepwater is seeking a certificate of environmental compatibility and public need that would authorize Deepwater to build an approximately 3.5-mile, submarine export cable from the New York State Territorial Waters boundary to the South Shore of the Town of East Hampton in Suffolk County, as well as about 4.1 miles of 138-kV terrestrial export cable from the South Shore of the Town of East Hampton to an interconnection facility with an interconnection cable connecting to an existing East Hampton substation.

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S.D. regulators approve settlement stipulation concerning Otter Tail Power rates

The position described in Otter Tail’s initial filing on return on equity, along with the issues resolved in the settlement stipulation, result in an overall rate of return of 7.91%, and a final net revenue deficiency of about $3.1m, adjusted to reflect prudent, actual rate case expenses through resolution of the non-settled issue of return on equity, the stipulation said.

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