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FERC sets New England Transmission Owners’ return on equity for hearing based on changed market conditions

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 4 2012

In an order issued May 3, 2012, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) set for investigation, trial-type hearing, and settlement judge procedures a complaint filed by an ad hoc group of the state regulatory commissions of Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine, the Massachusetts and Connecticut Attorneys General, and certain state consumer advocate agencies, municipalities, trade associations, and industrial companies located in New England (“Complainants”) against the New England transmission-owning utilities (“New England Transmission Owners”) asserting that the currently-effective return on equity (“ROE”) for the New England Transmission Owners collected through the Independent System Operator of New England’s (“ISO-NE”) Open Access Transmission Tariff (“OATT”) is unjust and unreasonable (although the complaint was also filed against ISO-NE, FERC dismissed ISO-NE as a party because it operates only as the billing agent for the New England Transmission Owners and does not collect its own ROE

FERC issued Order No. 773-A on rehearing and clarification of NERC bulk electric system definition and exceptions process under rules of procedure

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 22 2013

In its Order No. 773-A, issued April 18, 2013, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission denied in part and granted in part requests for rehearing

Summary of FERC orders addressing NERC filings

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 22 2013

At its regular meeting held March 21, 2013, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("FERC" or "Commission") issued four orders addressing proposals

FERC to hold conference on EPA coal power rules

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 10 2011

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission will hold a two-day technical conference on November 29 and 30 to hear comments and concerns about possible effects on service reliability that may result from new Environmental Protection Agency rules on coal-fired generation

Summary of FERC agenda items for June 21, 2012 meeting

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 19 2012

Following are summaries of the electric proceedings listed on the agenda to be addressed at the FERC regular meeting to be held June 21, 2012

Extension of time for NERC to revise the reliability standard on frequency response

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 7 2012

On May 4, 2012, FERC issued an order responding to the North American Electric Reliability Corporation’s (“NERC”) motion for an extension of time to submit a revised Reliability Standard BAL-003 (Frequency Response and Bias) in compliance with earlier FERC directives

Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, Inc. and Transmission Owners of the Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, Inc.

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 23 2012

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission conditionally accepted the Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, Inc.’s (“MISO”) proposal to establish a five-year transition plan for the integration of Entergy and its operating companies into MISO’s transmission planning and cost allocation process

Summary of selected FERC electric orders issued March 21, 2013

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 22 2013

At its regular meeting held March 21, 2013, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("FERC" or "Commission") issued several orders addressing

Open access and priority rights on interconnection facilities

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 24 2012

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued a Notice of Inquiry seeking comments on whether, and if so how, FERC should revise its current policy concerning open access and priority rights to transmission service capacity on certain generator interconnection facilities known as generator lead lines

FERC order conditionally approved California ISO's Order No. 1000 compliance filing

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 23 2013

In an order issued April 18, 2013, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("FERC") conditionally approved the Order No. 1000 compliance filing