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Washington Energy Report Blog

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FERC Denies Rehearing of Atlantic Sunrise Project Pipeline Approval

USA - December 12 2017 On December 6, 2017, FERC denied requests for rehearing of its prior order (“February Order”) authorizing Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company…

Lawsuit Accuses New England Natural Gas Companies of Withholding Pipeline Capacity

USA - December 12 2017 On November 16, 2017, twelve New England electricity consumers (“Plaintiffs”) filed a class action lawsuit in in the U.S. District Court of…

McIntyre Sworn in as FERC Chairman, Requests Extension to Address DOE NOPR

USA - December 12 2017 On December 7, 2017, Kevin McIntyre was sworn in as FERC Chairman. The addition of Chairman McIntyre now completes a full, five-member Commission. On…

FERC Approves MISO Tariff Revisions Related to its Competitive Developer Selection Process

USA - December 12 2017 On December 5, 2017, FERC approved a trio of proposed revisions to the Open Access Transmission, Energy, and Operating Reserve Markets Tariff…

FERC Claims Exclusive Jurisdiction Over Energy Efficiency Resources in Wholesale Electricity Markets

USA - December 6 2017 On December 1, 2017, FERC concluded that it has exclusive jurisdiction over the participation of energy efficiency resources ("EERs") in wholesale…

FERC Affirms Denial of Blanket Construction Certificate for Rover Pipeline

USA - December 6 2017 On November 30, 2017, FERC upheld its denial of Rover Pipeline, LLC's ("Rover") request for a blanket construction certificate—which would have…

Glick Sworn in as Latest FERC Commissioner

USA - December 6 2017 On November 29, 2017, Richard Glick was sworn in as the latest FERC Commissioner. Following his nomination for the position by President Trump in…

FERC Conditionally Accepts PJM’s Pseudo-Tie Requirements for External Resources Participating in Forward Capacity Auctions

USA - December 6 2017 On November 17, 2017, FERC conditionally accepted a proposal filed by the PJM Interconnection, LLC ("PJM") to establish pseudo-tie requirements for…

FERC Grants Partial Extension of Aliso Canyon Related Tariff Revisions

USA - December 6 2017 On November 28, 2017, FERC accepted in part and rejected in part the California Independent System Operator Corporation’s (“CAISO”) two sets of…

FERC Denies Rehearing and Stay of Millennium’s Valley Lateral Project

USA - November 22 2017 On November 16, 2017, FERC denied requests for rehearing by various parties (“Petitioners”) and a request for rehearing and stay by the New York State…