Register January 2012 No. 673
Chapter PSC 111
REQUIREMENTS FOR STRATEGIC ENERGY ASSESSMENTS, CERTIFICATES OF PUBLIC CONVENIENCE AND NECESSITY, AND FIXED FINANCIAL PARAMETERS FOR CERTAIN RATE BASE ELECTRIC GENERATING FACILITIES
Subchapter I — General
Period covered by SEA; data; filing date.
SEA filing procedures.
Supplemental data requests for SEA; waivers.
Subchapter II — Assessment of Electric Demand
Electric demand data.
Calculation of adjusted electric demand.
Subchapter III — Assessment of Electric Power Supply
Capacity purchase and sale data affecting electric power supply.
Calculation of electric power supply.
Subchapter IV — Economic, Environmental, and Conservation Data
Energy conservation data.
Subchapter V — Transmission System Operation Data
Transmission system reservations data from electricity providers.
Data from transmission providers.
Subchapter VI — CPCN Applications
CPCN applications for facilities – general.
CPCN applications for large electric generating facilities.
CPCN applications for high-voltage transmission lines.
Subchapter VII — Fixed Financial Parameter Applications
Subchapter VIII — Pre-Construction Notices
Notification of additional work areas.
Ch. PSC 111 History
Chapter PSC 111 as it existed on June 30, 2000 was repealed and a new chapter PSC 111 was created, Register, June, 2000, No. 534
, effective July 1, 2000.
The definitions specified in ss. 196.01
and 196.491 (1)
, Stats., apply to this chapter. In addition, in this chapter:
"Commence construction" means site clearing, excavation, placement of facilities, or other substantial action adversely affecting the natural environment of the site or physical modification to equipment at the site that would not be required if the proposed project was not approved, but does not include borings necessary to determine foundation conditions or other preconstruction monitoring or surveying to establish background information related to site or environmental suitability.
"Department" means the Wisconsin department of natural resources.
"Electricity provider" means any of the following:
Any person who owns, operates, manages or controls, or expects to own, operate, manage or control generation larger than 5 MW in Wisconsin.
Any person who provides retail electric service in Wisconsin.
"FERC" means the federal energy regulatory commission.
"Net rated capacity" means a generation facility's maximum electrical output, in MW, net of electricity use internal to the generation facility, under the ambient conditions expected during peak demand.
"NOx" means all oxides of nitrogen except nitrous oxide.
"Self-provider" means any person, other than an operator of a wholesale merchant plant, who meets all of the following: