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Project #39125

Rulemaking and Form Amendments for Electric Transmission Certificate of Convenience And Necessity

Summary

The amendments would eliminate references to a preferred route, emphasize the importance of intervening in order to fully participate in the commission's decision on where to locate the transmission line, add the requirement to provide information to Texas Parks and Wildlife to the non-CREZ CCN application, and make other related changes. The CCN application form for a transmission line for a competitive renewable energy zone (CREZ) currently requires the applicant to provide a copy of the environmental impact assessment to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. The amendments to the CCN application form for non-CREZ transmission lines would include the same requirement.

Staff Assigned

Scottie Aplin, Legal
512-936-7289

Brian Almon, Infrastructure & Reliability
512-936-7355

Project Schedule

The adopted rules will be published on May 20, 2011 and effective on May 25, 2011.

Documents Available

Order Adopting Amendments to §22.52 as Approved at the April 29, 2011 Open Meeting - MSWord (.doc)
Order Adopting Amendments to §25.101 as Approved at the April 29, 2011 Open Meeting - MSWord (.doc)
Proposal for Publication of Amendments to §22.52 as Approved at the February 24, 2011 Open Meeting - MSWord (.doc)
Proposal for Publication of Amendments to §25.101 as Approved at the February 24, 2011 Open Meeting - MSWord (.doc)