Case Number: 12-0216

  • 05/03/2012
    Service - Order

    Copy of Final Order served to parties.
  • 05/02/2012
    Order Entered - Final

    Final Order entered.
  • 04/11/2012
    Filing - Proof of Publication

    Proof of Publication, filed by American PowerNet Management, LP. (mailed by Federal Express - April 10, 2012)
  • 04/11/2012
    Filing - Response

    Response to Administrative Law Judge's Ruling, filed by American PowerNet Management, LP. (mailed by Federal Express - April 10, 2012)
  • 04/02/2012
    Service - Administrative Law Judge Ruling

    Notice given that the Administrative Law Judge has completed a preliminary review of the application filed by American PowerNet Management, LP (“Applicant”) in Docket No. 12-0216, and hereby rules that a verified response, containing the information and clarifications described below, shall be filed with the Commission. If filed electronically via the Commission's e-docket system, this verified response shall be filed with the Chief Clerk of the Commission on or before April 10, 2012. If the filing is made by non-electronic means, then April 10, 2012 is a mailing date. Applicant shall serve a copy of its response on the Administrative Law Judge (syoder@icc.illinois.gov). For purposes of doing so, April 10, 2012 is a receipt or “in hand” date, not later than 5:00 P.M., by electronic mail, Fax (217-524-8928) or otherwise.
    General Licensing Requirements - Subsection 451.30(a) of the Code requires Applicant to “publish a notice of its application in the Official State Newspaper within 10 days following the filing of the application for certification.” Furthermore, Subsection 451.30(a) of the Code requires Applicant to “file proof of publication with the Clerk of the Commission within 5 days after publication.”
    Applicant indicated that it would comply with Subsection 451.30(a), although it has not as of the date of this ruling. The Applicant is hereby directed to show that it has complied with Subsection 451.30(a).
    Miscellaneous Licensing Requirements - The Applicant is directed to disclose in which states it is licensed as an alternative retail electric supplier. Managerial Licensing Requirements - Per Section 451.340, an applicant shall be deemed to possess sufficient managerial capabilities to serve retail customers identified in this Subpart if, in management positions, it has: 1) Three or more individuals with four or more years experience with enterprise financial and administration responsibilities including profit and loss responsibilities, 2) Three or more individuals with four years experience buying and selling power and energy in wholesale markets, and
    3) Three or more individuals with four years electric system operational experience
    Applicant included Attachment E that provided background information on individuals that Applicant intends to use to satisfy the requirements of Section 451.340, however, that information did not include enough details on those individuals’ managerial experience. Applicant is directed to provide the following information:
    1) For each individual that Applicant intends to use to satisfy the requirements of Section 451.340, Applicant should list each company/business, which employed the individual, and identify the duration of employment by “month/year” to “month/year.” 2) For each individual that Applicant intends to use to satisfy the requirements of Section 451.340 at each company/business, identify the individual’s specific job duties. Agents and Contractors - In response to Paragraph 19 of the application, Applicant stated “[please], note our sister company, APN Starfirst, LP has been a market participant ARES since 2006. All staffers who currently handle APN Starfirst, LP will facilitate the responsibilities for American PowerNet Management, LP.” It is not clear whether the individuals that Applicant intends to use to satisfy the requirements of Sections 451.330 and 451.340 are employees of Applicant, employees of APN Starfirst, LP, or employees of both companies. Applicant is directed to disclose whether the individuals that it intends to use to satisfy the requirements of Sections 451.330 and 451.340 are employees of Applicant, employees of APN Starfirst, LP, or employees of both companies. If those individuals are employees of APN Starfirst, LP, and since Applicant and APN Starfirst, LP are two independent entities, then Applicant is directed to provide evidence of a contractual relationship between Applicant and APN Starfirst, LP that outlines the relationship between the two entities in terms of how Applicant would use APN Starfirst, LP employees to meet the requirements of Sections 451.330 and 451.340. Notice mailed to parties.
  • 03/22/2012
    Filing - Petition/Application

    Application for Certificate of Service Authority, filed by American PowerNet Management, LP. (mailed by Federal Express - March 21, 2012)