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Notice of Open Meeting

Pursuant to the provisions of the Rhode Island Open Meetings Act, R.I.G.L. 42-46-6 (a) and (b), the public is hereby notified that the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) will hold an open meeting on Friday, April 11, 2014 @ 10:30 A.M. in Hearing Room A, 89 Jefferson Boulevard, Warwick, Rhode Island for the purpose of discussing, deliberating and voting on the following dockets:

Competitive Telecommunications Service Providers Dockets
The PUC will review and rule on tariff revisions and a request to reinstate submitted in the following dockets by (on date):

  • 2535 – Cox RI Telcom LLC (tariff filing  3/27/14)
  • 2472 – Sprint Rhode Island (tariff filing 3/25/14)
  • 2618 – AT&T Corp. (tariff filing 3/14/14 )
  • 2262(K) - SNET America, Inc. (tariff filing  3/19/14)
  • 2262(D20) - Telmex USA, LLC (reinstatement)

Telecommunications Interconnection Agreements (ICAs) Dockets
The PUC will review and rule on the ICAs submitted in the following dockets:

  • 4492 – ICA executed between Verizon New England d/b/a Verizon Rhode Island and Peerless Network of Rhode Island 
  • 4493 – ICA executed between Verizon New England d/b/a Voxbeam Telecommunications

Water Passenger Carriers Dockets:
The PUC will review and rule proposed on seasonal rate schedules as submitted by the following companies in docket: 

  • 4155 – Oldport Marine Services Inc.’s rate schedule for the 2014 season
  • 4389 – Conanicut Marine Services d/b/a Jamestown & Newport Ferry’s rate schedule for the 2014 season

4480 – Peter Gebbie  - The PUC will review and rule on Peter Gebbie’s  January 8, 2014 application  seeking certification for the Maplehurst Farm Methane Generation Unit, a 0.150 MW biogas energy generation unit located in Greensboro, Vermont, as an eligible New Renewable Energy Resource.

1725 – Rules and Regulations Governing the Termination of Residential Electric, Gas and Water Utility Service – The PUC will review and rule on The George Wiley Center’s request to extend the winter moratorium until May 1, 2014.

Issues related to Competitive Electric Supply – Discussion of various issues that have been coming up regarding competitive supply, including but not limited to, the market adjustment charge, National Grid’s explanation of charge to customers and how the retail Standard Offer Service rate is set.  Staff update on status of reviewing the nonregulated power producers rules and creation of customer education materials with the Division.

Minutes of Open Meetings

Luly E. Massaro, Commission Clerk
April 9, 2014 – 9:45 A.M.



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