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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 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


FERC’s authority over market manipulation headed for court
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 1 2011

Not long after Congress granted the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission new authority to police market manipulation in the physical electric and natural gas markets that it regulates, then commissioner Sue Dean Kelly proclaimed that FERC now has the power to prosecute manipulation of the currency markets if it “affects” prices in markets within FERC’s core jurisdiction


FERC denies rehearing of Order No. 1000 and offers clarifications
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 18 2012

On May 17, 2012, FERC issued Order No. 1000-A in which it affirmed and upheld Order No. 1000, issued July 21, 2011, reforming transmission planning and cost allocation processes


Southern California Edison Company
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • April 20 2012

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) issued an order on April 19 establishing base returns on equity (“ROEs”) for three Southern California Edison Company (“SoCal Edison”) transmission projects, the Rancho Vista transmission substation, the Tehachapi Transmission Project, and the California segment of the Devers-Palo Verde II Project (“DPV2”


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


PJM Interconnection, L.L.C.
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • April 23 2012

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) accepted the PJM Interconnection, L.L.C.’s (“PJM”) filing of tariff provisions establishing the rules for scarcity pricing during operating reserves shortages, in compliance with the shortage pricing rules established in FERC Order 719


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


PJM market monitor proposes reforms
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • March 16 2012

PJM’s market monitor issued its annual report on March 15, in which it concludes that energy and capacity sub-markets in the region were not competitive in 2011, and only achieved reasonable results after mitigation measures were imposed as provided under the PJM tariff


Highlights of FERC orders issued September 20, 2012
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • September 21 2012

At its regular meeting held on September 20, 2012, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC” or “Commission”) issued orders on nearly two dozen electric agenda items