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East Coast Turns Focus to Offshore Wind Transmission

USA - September 20 2022 Many East Coast states procuring offshore wind are now pivoting towards tackling the difficulties of interconnecting this significant resource. While…

FERC Issues Proposal to Overhaul Transmission Planning, Cost Allocation and Generator Interconnection Rules - Seeks Stakeholder Input

USA - April 26 2022 On April 21, 2022, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC” or “Commission”) issued a much-anticipated Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“NOPR”)…

Nigeria’s upstream petroleum sector - looking back at 2021 and looking ahead in 2022

Nigeria - January 26 2022 Two decades of collective breath holding was finally released with the enactment of the Petroleum Industry Act (PIA), making 2021 a notable year for…

FERC Seeks Stakeholder Input on Reactive Power Compensation

USA - November 22 2021 On November 18, 2021, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) issued a notice of inquiry seeking comment on a broad array of issues related…

Electricity Transmission Provisions in the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill

USA - November 18 2021 On Monday, November 15, 2021, President Biden signed into law the $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and JOBS Act (the “Act”), commonly referred…

California: Planning its Offshore Wind Future

USA - October 4 2021 California is jumpstarting its planning for offshore wind. Under newly enacted legislation, Assembly Bill No. 525 (“AB 525”), California agencies are…

Department of Interior Revokes Migratory Bird Treaty Act Rule

USA - September 30 2021 In an action that will take effect December 3, 2021, the Department of Interior has revoked the 2021 Migratory Bird Treaty Act Rule which defined the…

Public Interest? Federal Court Questions USACE Review of Need for Hospital

USA - September 16 2021 On September 9, 2021, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio ruled against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) in a case…

FERC Announces Members and Establishes First Meeting for Joint Federal-State Transmission Task Force

USA - September 2 2021 On August 30, 2021, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) issued an order advancing its efforts on the Joint Federal-State Task Force on…

FERC Launches Sweeping Effort to Gather Input on - and Potentially Overhaul - its Transmission Planning, Cost Allocation and Generator Interconnection Rules

USA - July 19 2021 On July 15, 2021, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC” or “Commission”) issued an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“ANOPR”)…