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Washington Energy Report Blog

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FERC Grants Commonwealth Edison’s Formula Rate Revisions and Request for an Abandoned Plant Transmission Rate Incentive

USA - June 12 2019 On May 28, 2019, FERC issued an order approving Commonwealth Edison Company’s (“ComEd”) proposal to modify its formula transmission rate (“Formula…

FERC Revokes QF Status of Hybrid Power Project

USA - June 11 2019 On June 5, 2019, FERC revoked the self-certification for qualifying facility (“QF”) status of Eco Green Generation LLC’s (“Eco Green”) hybrid power…

D.C. Circuit Questions FERC’s Actions, but Ultimately Upholds Approval of Broad Run Pipeline Project on Appeal

USA - June 11 2019 On June 4, 2019, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit (“D.C. Circuit”) upheld FERC’s authorization for Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company…

FERC Issues Pilot Project License to Alaska Hydrokinetic Project

USA - June 11 2019 On May 23, 2019, FERC issued a 10-year pilot license to the Igiugig Village Council (“Igiugig Village”) to construct, operate, and maintain its…

FERC Staff Issues Summer 2019 Reliability and Energy Market Assessment

USA - May 30 2019 On May 16, 2019, FERC’s Offices of Electric Reliability and Enforcement issued the Summer 2019 Reliability and Energy Market Assessment (“2019 Summer…

Senate Democrats Introduce Bill to Increase Public Engagement and Consumer Advocacy at FERC

USA - May 30 2019 On May 15, 2019, with the support of various Democratic co-sponsors, Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) reintroduced the “Public Engagement at FERC Act” (S…

DOE Announces a New Round of Hydroelectric Incentive Funding

USA - May 30 2019 On May 21, 2019, the U.S. Department of Energy (“DOE”) announced that its Hydroelectric Production Incentive Program is offering $6.6 million in new…

FERC Rescinds Policy of Issuing Notices of Alleged Violations

USA - May 22 2019 On May 16, 2019, FERC rescinded its policy of issuing public Notices of Alleged Violations (“NAV”) after a subject of an investigation has had an…

FERC Upholds Order on Electric Storage Participation in RTOs/ISOs

USA - May 22 2019 On May 16, 2019, FERC denied several rehearing requests and partially granted clarification of its Order No. 841 regarding the participation of…

FERC Denies MISO/PJM Pseudo-Tie Congestion Complaints; Establishes Hearing and Settlement Procedures to Determine Refunds for Congestion Overcharges

USA - May 22 2019 On May 16, 2019, FERC issued four orders on related complaints against the Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc. (“MISO”) by Tilton Energy…