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FERC proposes expansive "connected entity" reporting requirement
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
  • USA
  • October 16 2015

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has proposed requiring the operators of centralized wholesale power markets to collect and provide to


Eighth Circuit upholds FERC rule on co-op avoided cost rates
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
  • USA
  • October 8 2015

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit has upheld the long-standing determination by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) that


FERC confirms distribution cooperatives must purchase QF output
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
  • USA
  • June 29 2015

A distribution cooperative must purchase the electrical output made available to it by a qualifying facility (QF), notwithstanding restrictions in


FERC issues Order No. 809 on gaselectric coordination
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
  • USA
  • April 22 2015

On April 16, 2015, FERC issued a Final Rule in Coordination of the Scheduling Processes of Interstate Natural Gas Pipelines and Public Utilities


FERC issues a NOPR reforming gas day and two orders to improve natural gas electric generation industry coordination
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) 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
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) 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
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) 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
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) 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
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) 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
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) 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