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The dates, times and locations of all public meetings and hearings can be found on the Commission’s Calendar of Events. The following public notices are offered for your information, and contains only the public notices ordered by the Commission. Official notice is published in the classified section of certain newspapers, (generally the Delaware State News and the News Journal newspapers) under the heading “Public Notices – Legal.” Regulated utilities may from time to time be required to publish notice, but those notices may not be available on this site.

 

Cable


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Electric


IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF DELMARVA POWER & LIGHT COMPANY FOR APPROVAL OF ENERGY EFFICIENCY  PROGRAMS FOR ELECTRIC CUSTOMERS AND  RATE RECOVERY MECHANISM (FILED AUGUST 18, 2017) – PSC  DOCKET NO. 17-0985: The Delaware Public Service Commission will conduct an evidentiary hearing concerning the above captioned matter. Please see the public notice for more information.

IN THE MATTER OF THE REVIEW OF CUSTOMER CHOICE IN THE STATE OF DELAWARE (Filed December 23, 2015) – PSC Docket No. 15-1693: A Hearing Examiner of the Delaware Public Service Commission will conduct an evidentiary hearing in the above-captioned matter. Please see the public noticefor more information.

IN THE MATTER OF THE ADOPTION OF RULES AND PROCEDURES TO IMPLEMENT THE RENEWABLE ENERGY PORTFOLIO STANDARDS ACT, 26 DEL. C. §§ 351-363, AS APPLIED TO RETAIL ELECTRICITY SUPPLIERS (OPENED AUGUST 23, 2005; REOPENED SEPTEMBER 4, 2007; AUGUST 5, 2008; SEPTEMBER 22, 2009; AUGUST 17, 2010; SEPTEMBER 6, 2011, SEPTEMBER 18, 2012; FEBRUARY 2, 2017) – PSC REGULATION DOCKET NO. 56: The Commission is accepting comments until Wednesday, March 17, 2018 regarding the procedures for freezing the minimum cumulative solar photovoltaic and eligible energy resource requirements under 26 Del. C. §§354(i) and (j).  Please see the public notice for more information.

 

IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF DELMARVA POWER & LIGHT COMPANY FOR AN INCREASE IN ELECTRIC BASE RATES AND MISCELLANEOUS TARIFF CHANGES (FILED AUGUST 17, 2017) – PSC Docket No. 17-0977: A Hearing Examiner of the Delaware Public Service Commission will hold public comment sessions on Delmarva Power & Light Company’s supplement to its August 2017 application for a rate increase. Please see the public notice for more information.

 

Natural Gas


IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF CHESAPEAKE UTILITIES CORPORATION FOR APPROVAL OF A CHANGE IN ITS ENVIRONMENTAL RIDER RATE “ER” TO BE EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 1 , 2017 (FILED OCTOBER 31, 2017)- PSC DOCKET NO. 17-1130. The Delaware Public Service Commission will conduct a public comment session and evidentiary hearing concerning the above-captioned case. Please see the public notice for more information.

IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF CHESAPEAKE UTILITIES CORPORATION FOR APPROVAL OF NATURAL GAS EXPANSION SERVICE OFFERINGS (FILED DECEMBER 20, 2017) –  PSC DOCKET NO. 17-1224: Petitions for intervention must be received on this matter on or before Friday, February 23, 2018. Please see the public notice for more information.

 

Telecommunications


IN THE MATTER OF THE JOINT APPLICATION OF VERIZON DELAWARE LLC, (F/K/A VERIZON DELAWARE INC.) AND LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS, LLC FOR APPROVAL OF AN INTERCONNECTION AGREEMENT  PURSUANT TO SECTION 252(e) OF THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS ACT OF 1996  (AGREEMENT FILED JANUARY 31, 2001 AND AMENDMENT 4 FILED FEBRUARY 13, 2018) PSC DOCKET NO. 01-51

NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF AN INTERCONNECTION AGREEMENT UNDER THE                     

TELECOMMUNICATIONS ACT OF 1996

 

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that on February 13, 2018, Verizon Delaware LLC, f/k/a Verizon Delaware Inc.  (“Verizon”), and Level 3 Communications, LLC (“Level 3” and collectively with Verizon, the “Applicants”) filed a joint application requesting the Public Service Commission (“Commission”) to approve a negotiated Amendment No. 4 (“Amendment”) to the Applicants’ Interconnection Agreement (“Agreement”.)

 

The pertinent provisions of the Amendment include:

 

  • Applicants will interconnect, exchange traffic and maintain compensation for traffic originated by or destined for an IVP as if it were traffic to or from Level 3’s Customers or end users as provided for in the Agreement;
  • The Amendment does not authorize Level 3 to bill Verizon on behalf of any IVP for any rates or changes associated with traffic or interconnection facilities;
  • Verizon shall not be responsible for any misuse of numbering resources. NPA NXX codes or number blocks by IVP;
  • Level 3 will pass unaltered signaling information received from IVP in accordance with FCC regulations and industry standards;
  • Level 3 agrees that Verizon shall not be responsible to provide 911 services directly to the IVP;
  • By agreeing to exchange IVP traffic pursuant to the Amendment and the Agreement, neither party waives and each party expressly reserves its respective advocacy positions regarding the appropriate means of interconnection, traffic exchange and inter-carrier compensation for traffic exchanged between the parties.

 

Any person who wishes to protest or to comment upon this application must do so in a written document filed with the Commission and served upon the Applicants on or before March 8, 2018.  Comments should focus on the criteria for review set forth in 47 U.S.C. § 252(e)(2)(A) and whether the Amendment is consistent with applicable state law, regulation, or policy.  In the absence of any good faith protest, the Commission will allow the Agreement to become effective on May 14, 2018.

 

The Commission’s mailing address for the filing of any protests or comments is:

Delaware Public Service Commission

861 Silver Lake Boulevard

Cannon Building, Suite 100

Dover, Delaware 19904

Attention: PSC Docket No. 01-51

 

The Applicants’ mailing addresses are:

Verizon Delaware LLC

c/o Bonnie Metz

901 Tatnall Street, 2nd Floor

Wilmington, DE 19806

 

Gary R. Black

VP Carrier Relations

Level 3 Communications

1025 Eldorado Boulevard

Broomfield, CO 80021-8869

 

 

Copies of the application are available for public inspection at the Commission’s Dover office at the address given above during the regular business hours of the Commission.

 

You are invited to review the Applicants’ filed application and supporting documents to determine how your interest may be affected.  You may review documents posted on the Commission’s website at http://depsc.delaware.gov/.  If you would like to review documents at the Commission’s offices, please contact Kevin Neilson at kevin.neilson@state.de.us to arrange a time for your review.  You may also review copies of the Applicants’ filed application and supporting documents at the office of the Division of the Public Advocate located at the Carvel State Office Building, 4th Floor, 820 North French Street, Wilmington, Delaware 19801.  Please call (302) 577-5077 to arrange for a time to review the documents at that location.

 

If you wish to request copies of documents in this matter, you must submit a written request to the Commission either by mail, fax, hand-delivery, or filling in the online FOIA request form located at the Delaware Department of State’s website: https://delaware.gov/help/foia_request.shtml?subj=DOS

 

 

Any individual with a disability who wishes to participate in this matter or to review the Applicants’ filed application or supporting documents should contact the Commission to discuss any auxiliary aids or services needed to facilitate such review or participation.  Such contact may be in person, by writing, or telephonically (including the use of the Telecommunications Relay Service).  The Commission’s toll-free telephone number (within Delaware) is 800-282-8574.  Persons with any disability who have questions may also contact the Commission by either text-telephone (“TT”) or regular telephone at 302-736-7500.

 

 

Wastewater


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Water


IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF TIDEWATER UTILITIES, INC. FOR A  CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC CONVENIENCE AND  NECESSITY TO PROVIDE WATER SERVICES PURSUANT TO 26 DEL. C. §203C (“LAND OF R&K PARTNERS”)(Filed November 29, 2017)  – PSC DOCKET NO. 17-1163:  A Hearing Examiner of the The Delaware Public Service Commission will conduct an evidentiary hearing on February 22, 2018. Please see the public notice for more information.

 


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