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FERC acts to ensure that utility cost-based rates include an adequate return on equity

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 30 2014

In June, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("FERC" or "Commission") issued Opinion No. 531, which details three significant changes to the way

D.C. Circuit curbs FERC authority over key electricity conservation programs: demand response deemed beyond federal control

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 12 2014

In a significant blow to the authority of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("FERC" or "Commission") over incentive-based electricity

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission raises the bar for applicants seeking incentive rate treatment for electric transmission projects

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 19 2012

At its November 15, 2012 open meeting, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("FERC") issued a policy statement that revises and clarifies the standards that applicants must meet in order to receive transmission incentives for new transmission projects

FERC rejects challenges to landmark rulemaking order on new electric transmission infrastructure

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 7 2012

On May 17, 2012, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("FERC" or "Commission") issued an "Order on Rehearing and Clarification" reaffirming its Order No. 1000, which the Commission issued in August 2011 as a major reform of FERC policies governing the planning for, and cost treatment of, new electric transmission projects

FERC issues Order No. 755: Frequency Regulation Compensation in the Organized Wholesale Power Markets

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 31 2011

On October 20, 2011, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("Commission") issued a final rule establishing a two-part market-based rate compensation methodology for the provision of frequency regulation service in Regional Transmission Organization ("RTO") and Independent System Operator ("ISO") markets

FERC's revised penalty guidelines: not so different from the original

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 4 2010

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("FERC") reissued its Penalty Guidelines on September 17, 2010, 1 after providing industry members the opportunity to comment on the original Penalty Guidelines issued six months earlier, in March 2010

FERC's new penalty guidelines: what's the bottom line?

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 21 2010

In its recently issued Policy Statement on Penalty Guidelines ("Guidelines"), the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("FERC") dramatically changed the way it calculates penalties for violations of the statutes and regulations it administers, shifting from a largely opaque approach to a more open and transparent one

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission defines enforcement priorities and refines enforcement procedures

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 30 2009

On December 17, 2009, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("FERC") issued three enforcement-related publications that highlight the Office of Enforcement's enforcement priorities and provide additional clarity regarding the enforcement process

Will transmission initiatives in Congress and FERC unlock the Clean Energy sector?

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 21 2009

The "Clean Energy" legislation under consideration in the U.S. Congress identifies investment in the United States' electric transmission grid as a key component of the nation's evolving energy policy