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FERC issues a NOPR reforming gas day and two orders to improve natural gas electric generation industry coordination

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 26 2014

On March 20, 2014, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) and two separate, but related

Legal alert: NIST Cybersecurity Framework what it is and what it means for the energy industry

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 14 2014

The federal government’s long-awaited Cybersecurity Framework offers promising tools for energy companies to manage their cybersecurity risk, but

Out with the old, in with the new CIP version 5 on the horizon

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 23 2013

Electric utilities and other generation and transmission companies will be subject to new cybersecurity standards under a proposed rule issued by the

New regulation under cybersecurity Executive Order

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 13 2013

President Obama yesterday issued an Executive Order to address the growing cyber threat to the Nation's "critical infrastructure," a term broadly

New reliability compliance opportunities in 2013

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 2 2013

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) closed out 2012 with several orders affecting reliability compliance. FERC adopted a revised definition of

Federal entities face monetary penalties for reliability standards violations

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 24 2012

Federal entities, such as power marketing administrations (PMAs) like the Southwestern Power Administration (SWPA), may be assessed monetary penalties for violating the North American Electric Reliability Corporation’s (NERC) Reliability Standards, according to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC

Generators required to comply with transmission reliability requirements

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 17 2011

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has found that two wind farm generators must comply with reliability requirements applicable to transmission owners and operators because of the tie-lines that interconnect their generating facilities to the transmission grid

Review of transmission incentive policies may prompt narrower scope and fewer benefits

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 24 2011

In a May 19, 2011 Notice of Inquiry (NOI), the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) signaled that it may be ready to modify its transmission investment pricing policies

Electric cooperatives face increased reporting requirements

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 25 2011

Many non-jurisdictional electric cooperatives must begin filing Electric Quarterly Reports (EQRs) with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), according to an April 21, 2011 proposal by FERC

PJM moves to rein in demand response “double counting”

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 11 2011

Responding to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s recent order in EnerNOC, Inc., 134 FERC 61,158 (2011), on April 7, 2011, PJM Interconnection, L.L.C