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Court doubts FERC jurisdiction to police NYMEX trades
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • February 8 2013

The Energy Policy Act of 2005 preserved the Commodity Futures Trading Commission's exclusive jurisdiction over futures transactions on commodity


FERC accepts NYISO compliance filing implementing new interface pricing policy, subject to submission of an additional compliance filing New York Independent System Operator, Inc., docket No. Er13-780-002
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2013

In an order issued March 21, 2013, the Federal Regulatory Commission ("FERC" or "Commission") accepted the New York Independent System Operator, Inc


FERC declines to find that state standard offer contract violates PURPA
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • March 16 2012

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued an order stating it would not act on a complaint brought by an individual, Benjamin Riggs, who claimed Rhode Island’s standard offer contract setting prices for power sales violated the avoided cost rules under the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978


FERC proposes to revise EQR reporting to include exchanges
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • March 16 2012

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has proposed to revise its Electric Quarterly Reports to include simultaneous energy exchange transactions, which it equates to transmission service when power is simultaneously injected and withdrawn at different locations on the transmission grid in transactions involving the same parties


FERC hears an earful at penalty guidelines conference
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • November 18 2011

At the November 17, 2011, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Technical Conference on Penalty Guidelines, two panels of electric and natural gas industry representatives made brief presentations and responded to questions from FERC enforcement staff members and FERC Commissioners LaFleur, Moeller, and Norris, on issues arising from compliance efforts since the issuance of the penalty guidelines approximately one year ago, and issues affecting FERC calculation of penalties under the guidelines


FERC issues Order No. 784: third-party provision of ancillary services; accounting and financial reporting for new electric storage technologies (RM11-24-000; ad10-13-000)
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 22 2013

On July 18, 2013, FERC issued Order No. 784, a final rule regarding Third-Party Provision of Ancillary Services and Accounting and Financial


FERC clarifies policy on jurisdictional reactive power rate schedules for which there is no compensation
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • October 21 2013

The Federal Power Act places restrictions on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's authority to suspend and require refunds for "initial" rate


FERC issues Final Rule: Standards for Business Practices and Communication Protocols for Public Utilities (RM05-5-020)
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • February 21 2013

On Feb. 21, 2013, the Commission issued its Final Rule on the Standards for Business Practices and Communication Protocols for Public Utilities. The


FERC issues unusual tolling order on ITC Holdings Corp.Entergy merger filing
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • March 22 2013

In an unusual procedural move, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("FERC") today issued an order tolling the time for action on ITC Holdings


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