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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 96-607



Petition of Pennsylvania Power & Light Company for Certain Findings and Approvals Associated with a Power Purchase Agreement to Purchase up to 12.0 MW of Output from West Allegheny Biomass Energy Corporation's Qualifying Facility

[26 Pa.B. 1774]

   Pennsylvania Power & Light Company (PP&L), by its counsel, filed on February 13, 1996, with the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (Commission) a petition under 52 Pa. Code §§ 5.41 and 5.42 seeking approval of the rates, terms and conditions of a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) entered into on August 21, 1995, between PP&L and West Allegheny Biomass Energy Corporation (WABEC), and the recovery of payments made by PP&L to WABEC through PP&L's Energy Cost Rate (ECR) or future equivalent. WABEC proposes to construct and operate a 12.0 megawatt qualifying facility project in Clinton Township, Lycoming County, fueled by wood waste. Under the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's regulations at 18 CFR §§ 292.201--602 and the Commission's regulations at 52 Pa. Code §§ 57.31--57.38, PP&L has agreed to purchase WABEC's output at PP&L's 10-year levelized energy-only avoided cost rates on file with the Commission as of the date of the execution of the PPA. The petition is docketed at P-00961014.

   Anyone desiring to comment regarding this petition should file a petition to intervene and answer with the Secretary, Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission, P. O. Box 3265, Harrisburg, PA 17105-3265. In accordance with 52 Pa. Code § 5.712, et seq., all such pleadings are due within 20 days of the date of publication of this notice in the Pennsylvania Bulletin. Copies of the PP&L petition are on file with the Commission and are available for public inspection. The contact person is Blaine J. Loper, (717) 787-3810.


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 96-607. Filed for public inspection April 12, 1996, 9:00 a.m.]

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