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NERC provides guidance on delegating reliability tasks

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 21 2010

In a Compliance Process Bulletin issued yesterday, the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) provided guidance to entities registered for compliance with the mandatory and enforceable Reliability Standards on delegating reliability tasks to third parties

FERC clarifies QF recertification requirement

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 1 2010

In an order issued on March 30, 2010, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) clarified one ambiguity in its qualifying facility (QF) regulations, while leaving another in its wake

FERC spotlights NERC compliance and enforcement

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 22 2010

In a series of orders last week, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) focused significant attention on the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), the FERC-approved Electric Reliability Organization (ERO) charged with overseeing the reliability of the Bulk Electric System in the United States

FERC approves $350k settlement on FRCC’s role in Florida blackout

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 8 2010

In an order issued on Friday, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) approved a settlement filed by its Office of Enforcement (OE) and the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) under which the Florida Reliability Coordinating Council, Inc. (FRCC) will pay a $350,000 civil penalty and take other actions designed to improve reliability

FERC reviews NERC penalty

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 1 2010

In an order issued on Friday, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) initiated review of a settlement filed by the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) concerning a violation by Turlock Irrigation District (Turlock) of the NERC Reliability Standards on vegetation management

FERC seeks comments on efficient integration of renewables

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 4 2010

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is seeking comments on whether to reform its rules and procedures to ensure that variable energy resources (VERs) are integrated into the nation's power grid in a manner that is efficient, nondiscriminatory and conducive to reliability

Reliability tops FERC's FY 2011 budget proposal

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 2 2010

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) released its FY 2011 budget proposal yesterday, with the Office of Electric Reliability (OER) garnering the largest increase among FERC's offices and divisions

FERC seeks comments on extending reporting requirement to cooperatives and others

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 25 2010

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is seeking comments on whether to require electric cooperatives, municipal utilities and other non-jurisdictional sellers to file the Electric Quarterly Report (EQR) currently required of investor-owned utilities, merchant generators and power marketers

Maryland to buy offshore wind power

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 9 2009

Maryland officials recently announced the state is signing long-term contracts to purchase electricity from wind and solar projects in the region, including from the Bluewater Wind project offshore Delaware