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minor license, is approved and prescribed for use as provided in 88.11 of this chapter.

(46 FR 50059, Oct. 9, 1981)

8 141.15 Annual Conveyance Report.

If a licensee of a hydropower project is required by its license to file with the Commission an annual report of conveyances of easements or rights-ofway across, or leases of, project lands, the report must be filed only if such a conveyance or lease of project lands has occurred in the previous year.

8 141.61 FERC Form No. 423, Monthly

Report of Cost and Quality of Fuels

for Electric Plants. Every electric power producer having electric generating plants with a rated steam-electric generating capacity of 50 megawatts or greater during the reporting month must file with the Commission for each such plant an original and conformed copies of FERC Form No. 423, “Monthly Report of Cost and Quality of Fuels for Electric Plants” pursuant to the General Instructions set out in that form. Form NO. 423 must be filed on or before the 45th day after the end of each reporting month, beginning with the reporting period of January, 1983.

(Order 540, 57 FR 21738, May 22, 1992)

[Order 264, 47 FR 44726, Oct. 12, 1982]

8 141.100 Original cost statement of

utility property. Any public utility or licensee becoming subject to the jurisdiction of the Commission shall file, insofar as applicable, the following statements properly sworn to by the officer in responsible charge of their compilation:

STATEMENT A

§ 141.51 FERC Form No. 714, Annual

Electric Control and Planning Area

Report. (a) Who must file. (1) Any electric utility, as defined by section 3(4) of the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act, 16 U.S.C. 2602, operating a control area, and any group of electric utilities, which by way of contractual arrangements operates as a single control area, must complete and file the applicable schedules in FERC Form No. 714 with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

(2) Any electric utility, or group of electric utilities that constitutes a planning area and that has a peak load greater than 200 megawatts (MW) based on net energy for load for the reporting year, must complete applicable schedules in FERC Form No. 714.

(b) When to file. FERC Form No. 714 must be filed on or before each June 1 for the preceding calendar year.

(c) What to file. An original and three conformed copies of FERC Form No. 714 “Annual Electric Control and Planning Area Report,” must be filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, in accordance with the instructions in that form and in this section.

Statement A showing in outline the origin and development of the company including particularly a description (giving names of parties and dates) of each consolidation and merger to which the company, or a predecessor, was a party and each acquisition of an electric operating unit or system.

STATEMENT B

Statement B showing for each acquisition by the reporting company or any of its predecessors of an electric operating unit or system, the original cost, estimated, if not known, the cost of such company and the amount entered in the books in respect thereto as of the date of acquisition. If the depreciation, retirement, or amortization reserve was adjusted as of the date of acquisition and in connection therewith, a full disclosure of the pertinent facts should be made. The difference between the original cost and the amount entered in respect thereto of each acquisition of an electric operating unit or system, as of the date of acquisition, should be clearly stated, and a summary of all transactions affecting such difference through the end of the calendar year prior to the year in which the filing is made, and the resultant amount at the latter date, should be set forth. The amount to be included in account 114, Electric Plant ACquisition Adjustments, shall be subdivided so

(58 FR 52436, Oct. 8, 1993)

EFFECTIVE DATE NOTE: At 58 FR 52436, Oct. 8, 1993, § 141.51 was revised. The revised text contains information collection provisions which will not become effective until approved by the Office of Management and Budget. A notice will be published in the FEDERAL REGISTER once approval has been obtained.

posing in whole or in part of the amounts includible in account 114, Electric Plant Acquisition Adjustments, and account 116, Other Electric Plant Adjustments.

STATEMENT I

as to show the amounts applicable to (1) electric plant in service, (2) electric plant leased to others, and (3) electric piant held for future use. Whenever practical, such amount shall be classified according to nature, i.e., going value, structural value, etc.

Where estimates are used in arriving at original cost or the amount to be included in account 114, a full disclosure of the method and underlying facts should be given. The method of determining the original cost of the electric plant acquired as operating units or systems should be described in sufficient detail to permit a clear understanding of the nature of the investigations which were made for that purpose.

Statement I giving the following statistical information relative to electric plant.

PRODUCTION PLANT

STATEMENT C

Statement C showing any amounts arrived at by appraisals in the electric plant accounts (and not eliminated) in lieu of cost to the reporting company. This statement should give the full journal entry at the time the appraisal was originally recorded and if the entry had the effect of appreciating or writing up the electric plant account, the amount of the appreciation of writeup should be traced, by proper description and explanation of changes, from the date recorded through the end of the calendar year prior to the year in which the filing is made.

Steam production. Separately for each steam plant: Name of plant, date of construction, nameplate generating capacity (kw.) as originally constructed and as at present, also nameplate capacity and date of installation of each addition to generating capacity. The original cost, where available, by accounts 310 and 316, of each steam production plant.

Hydraulic production. Separately for each hydroplant: Name of plant, date of construction, capacity of reservoirs (acre-feet), nameplate generating capacity (kw.) as originally constructed and as at present, also nameplate capacity and date of installation of each addition to generating capacity. The original cost, where available, by accounts 330 and 336, of each hydraulic production plant.

Internal combustion engine production. For each internal combustion engine plant: Name of plant, date of construction, nameplate generating capacity (kw.) as originally constructed and as at present, also nameplate capacity and date of installation of each addition to generating capacity. The original cost, where available, by accounts 340 to 346, of each internal combustion engine production plant.

STATEMENT D

Statement D showing electric plant as classified in the books of account immediately prior to reclassification in accordance with the Uniform System of Accounts, including, under a descriptive heading, any unclassified amounts applicable jointly to the electric department and other departments of the utility.

TRANSMISSION PLANT

STATEMENT E

Statement E showing summary of adjustments necessary to state accounts 101, 103– 107, 114, and 116, as prescribed in the Uniform System of Accounts.

STATEMENT F

Statement F showing electric plant classified according to the accounts prescribed in the Uniform System of Accounts, and showing also the amount includible in account 116, Other Electric Plant Adjustments.

Overhead transmission lines. For each overhead transmission line or for each group of transmission lines of the same voltage, same general type of construction, and same number of circuits per structure; the voltage, length in miles, type of construction, kind and size of conductor. The original cost, where available, by accounts 350, 352, 354, 355, 356, and 359, of each such line or group of lines.

Underground transmission lines. For each underground transmission line or for each group of transmission lines of the same voltage, same general type of construction and same number of circuits per structure: The voltage length in miles and type of construction. The original cost, where available, by accounts 350, 352, 357, 358, and 359, of each such line or group of lines.

Transmission substations. For each substation: Function, capacity (kva), high and low voltages of transformers, description and capacity of special items of equipment.

STATEMENT G

Statement G giving a comparative balance sheet showing the accounts and amounts appearing in the books before the adjusting entries have been made and after such entries shall have been made.

STATEMENT H

Statement H giving a suggested plan for depreciating, amortizing, or otherwise dis

DISTRIBUTION PLANT

Description of miscellaneous equipment.

[38 FR 7214, Mar. 19, 1973. Redesignated by Order 541, 57 FR 21734, May 22, 1992)

Overhead system. 1 Number of pole and circuit miles, number of active meters or services connected (if available), description and number of each type of pole or tower.

Underground system.2 Number of circuit miles, number of active meters or services connected (if available), description of type of construction and general statement of any special construction problem.

Distribution substation. General description of number, capacity (kva) and high and low voltages of transformers.

Line transformers. Number and capacity.

Street lighting and signal systems. Description and number of each type of street lighting standard, number and wattage of lamps, and description of signal system.

8 141.300 FERC Form No. 715, Annual

Transmission Planning and Evalua

tion Report. (a) who must file. Any transmitting utility, as defined in 83(23) of the Federal Power Act, that operates integrated (that is, non-radial) transmission facilities at or above 100 kilovolts must complete FERC Form No. 715.

(b) When to file. FERC Form No. 715 must be filed on or before each April 1.

(C) What to file. FERC Form No. 715 must be filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in accordance with the instructions on that form.

GENERAL PLANT

Description of principal structures and improvements.

Number and type of transportation vehicles and appurtenant equipment.

Description of store, shop, and laboratory equipment.

Description of communication equipment.

(58 FR 52436, Oct. 8, 1993]

EFFECTIVE DATE NOTE: At 58 FR 52436, Oct. 8, 1993, $141.300 was added. The new section contains information collection provisions which will not become effective until approved by the Office of Management and Budget. A notice will be published in the FEDERAL REGISTER once approval has been obtained.

1 If number of active meters or services is not available separately for overhead and underground systems, report totals.

2 To be shown on the original when tendered for filing with the Commission of every paper as specified in $1.17(f) of this chapter.

PARTS 142-149 (RESERVED)

PART 152-APPLICATION FOR EX

EMPTION FROM THE PROVISIONS OF THE NATURAL GAS ACT PURSUANT TO SECTION 1(C) THEREOF AND ISSUANCE OF BLANKET CERTIFICATES AUTHORIZING CERTAIN SALES FOR RESALE

Sec. 152.1 Exemption applications and blanket

certificates. 152.2 Form of application; number of copies;

service. 152.3 Contents of application; filing fee. 152.4 Certificate from State Commission. 152.5 Applicability of exemption.

AUTHORITY: 15 U.S.C. 717-717w, 3301-3432; 42 U.S.C. 7101-7352.

tank is attached to the vehicle at the time it is filled.

(2)(i) Blanket certificates of public convenience and necessity are issued pursuant to section 7(c) of the Natural Gas Act to all persons that engage in sales for resale of VNG that are subject to the Commission's authority under section 1(b) of the NGA, such authorization to be effective upon that person's engagement in the jurisdictional sale. A blanket certificate issued under this paragraph (b)(2)(i) is a certificate of limited jurisdiction which will not subject the certificate holder to any other regulation under the Natural Gas Act jurisdiction of the Commission by virtue of transactions under the certificate. Such certificate will not impair the continued validity of any Natural Gas Act exemption from Commission jurisdiction.

(ii) A blanket certificate issued under paragraph (b)(2)(i) of this section authorizes the holder to make sales of VNG for resale in interstate commerce at market rates.

(iii) Abandonment of the sales service authorized in paragraph (b)(2)(i) of this section is authorized pursuant to section 7(b) of the Natural Gas Act upon the expiration of the contractual term or upon termination of each individual sales arrangement.

(Sec. 1(c), 68 Stat. 36; 15 U.S.C. 717(c))

8 § 152.1 Exemption applications and

blanket certificates. (a) Application for exemption from the provisions of the Natural Gas Act and the rules and regulations of the Commission issued pursuant thereto may be made by any person as defined in the Natural Gas Act engaged in, or authorized to engage in the transportation in interstate commerce or the sale in interstate commerce for resale, of natural gas received by such applicant from another person within or at the boundary of a State, if all of the natural gas so received is ultimately consumed in such State: Provided, That the natural-gas rates (including rates for sales for resale) and service of the applicant and its natural-gas facilities are subject to regulation by a State Commission, as defined in the Natural Gas Act, and that such State Commission is exercising that jurisdiction.

(b)(1)(i) For purposes of the Commission's regulations implementing the Natural Gas Act, "vehicular natural gas" or "VNG” means natural gas that will be used, in either a gaseous or liquefied state, as fuel in any self-propelled vehicle.

(ii) For purposes of the Commission's regulations implementing the Natural Gas Act, vehicular natural gas, or VNG, is deemed to be ultimately consumed in the state in which the gas is physically delivered into the vehicle's fuel tank regardless of whether the

[Order 306, 30 FR 12729, Oct. 6, 1965, as amended by Order 543, 57 FR 32894, July 24, 1992]

§ 152.2 Form of application; number of

copies; service.

An original and 7 conformed copies of an application under this part shall be furnished to the Commission. The Commission reserves the right to request additional copies. A copy of the application shall be served on the State Commission which has jurisdiction over the applicant and upon each wholesale customer of the applicant.

(Sec. 1(c), 68 Stat. 36; 15 U.S.C. 717(c))

[Order 306, 30 FR 12729, Oct. 6, 1965, as amended by Order 225, 47 FR 19057, May 3, 1982]

8 152.3 Contents of application; filing

fee. Every application shall be accompanied by the fee prescribed in part 381 of this chapter or a petition for waiver pursuant to $381.106 of this chapter and shall set forth in the order indicated, the following:

(a) The exact legal name of applicant.

(b) The name, title, and postoffice address of the person to whom correspondence in regard to the application shall be addressed.

(c) A statement of pertinent facts as to the existing service, if any, or authorized service by applicant, including a showing that all of the natural gas which applicant receives from out-ofState sources is and will be ultimately consumed within the State in which the operations sought to be exempted are conducted.

Commission by which it is regulated and of the Federal Power Commission any future operations in which it may engage which may make the exemption inapplicable to it. The exempted person shall also be responsible for calling to the attention of the Federal Power Commission any changes, amendment, or judicial or administrative interpretation of the State law pursuant to which it is regulated, which may make the exemption inapplicable to it.

(Sec. 1(c), 68 Stat. 36; 15 U.S.C. 717(c))

[Order 306, 30 FR 12729, Oct. 6, 1965)

PART 153-APPLICATIONS FOR AU

THORIZATION TO CONSTRUCT, OPERATE, OR MODIFY FACILITIES USED FOR THE EXPORT OR IMPORT OF NATURAL GAS

Subpart A-General Provisions

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