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Presidential Council Warns Nation Is Unprepared For Catastrophic Power Outage
The system would facilitate critical service restoration and connect infrastructure owners and operators, emergency responders, and government leaders.
United States
28 Dec 2018
Senate Confirms Bernard McNamee As FERC Commissioner
Mr. McNamee will serve out the remainder of a term that ends in June 2020.
United States
28 Dec 2018
Governors Request FERC To Convene Meetings Regarding National Transmission
The governors also cite China's $315 billion commitment through 2020 for ultra-high-voltage power lines by way of comparison to US commitments.
United States
28 Dec 2018
Proposed Waters Of The United States Rule Would Limit Clean Water Act's Reach
The US Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers' joint proposed definition of "waters of the United States" would eliminate the regulation of waters with a "significant nexus"
United States
20 Dec 2018
SPP Moves Closer Toward Order No. 841 Compliance
A new market registration option is among the changes SPP is likely to propose in next month's mandatory compliance filing.
United States
26 Nov 2018
FERC Releases 2018 Enforcement Report
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or the Commission) Office of Enforcement (OE) issued its 2018 Report on Enforcement on November 15. The report provides a review of OE's...
United States
26 Nov 2018
America Votes On Environment And Energy Ballot Initiatives
While control of Congress and the gubernatorial races garnered the most attention, the 2018 midterm elections also provided voters in several states the opportunity to craft environmental...
United States
15 Nov 2018
FERC, PHMSA Announce New Framework To Streamline Review Of LNG Facility Applications
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the US Department of Transportation's Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration released a Memorandum of Understanding on August 31.
United States
14 Sep 2018
FERC Requires Expanded Cyber Incident Reporting For Electric Utilities
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or the Commission) issued Order No. 848 on July 19, directing the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) to augment the cyber incident...
United States
31 Jul 2018
FERC To Update Policy Statement On Certification Of Interstate Natural Gas Transportation Facilities
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is seeking stakeholder comments through a Notice of Inquiry as it contemplates updating its policy statement on how FERC-jurisdictional facilities are reviewed and authorized.
United States
27 Apr 2018
Federal Agencies Agree To NEPA Framework To Implement ‘One Federal Decision'
The heads of 12 federal agencies signed an MOU on April 9 committing to "a more predictable, transparent and timely Federal review and authorization process for delivering major infrastructure projects."
United States
27 Apr 2018
Utility Receives Massive Reliability Standards Penalty For Data Breach Involving Vendor
The North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) filed a Notice of Penalty summarizing an agreement by an unidentified electric utility to pay a $2.7 million penalty ...
United States
16 Mar 2018
Data Exposure By Vendor Leads To $2.7 Million NERC Penalty For Utility
A seven-figure penalty reported by the North American Electric Reliability Corporation demonstrates the potentially severe consequences for electric utilities related to improper data...
United States
13 Mar 2018
FERC Issues Final Rule On Electric Storage Participation In Wholesale Markets
In a landmark rulemaking announced at today's open meeting, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or Commission) opened participation in organized wholesale markets to electric storage resources.
United States
1 Mar 2018
Landmark FERC Rule Paves Way For Electric Storage In Wholesale Markets
Last week, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued its long-awaited final rule that aims to remove barriers to electric storage resource participation and enhance competition in regional transmission organization and independent system operator markets.
United States
22 Feb 2018
FERC Proposes To Adopt Electric Supply Chain Cybersecurity Standards
The proposal would adopt NERC standards on accelerated deadlines and expand the scope of covered assets subject to supply chain risk management.
United States
23 Jan 2018
Natural Gas Transportation: 2018 FERC Rate Cases Are Expected To Raise Novel Issues
Over a half dozen natural gas rate proceedings are expected to be initiated in 2018...
United States
12 Jan 2018
New Report Highlights Cyber Threat To US Electric Industry
As evidence that cyberattacks continue to threaten electric infrastructure in the United States, a report issued on December 14 by cybersecurity firm FireEye indicates that critical infrastructure...
United States
22 Dec 2017
DC Circuit Rejects Challenges To FERC's 2015 Oil Pipeline Rate Index
The DC Circuit has found that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) adequately and reasonably explained its decision to adopt the index formula that governs pipeline rates for the 2016 to 2021 period.
United States
8 Dec 2017
Court Limits FERC's Authority To Direct Modifications Under Section 205
On July 7, the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued its opinion in NRG Power v. FERC...
United States
25 Jul 2017
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