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FERC Denies Rehearing of Order Revoking Hydro Project License
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • January 29 2019

On January 17, 2019, FERC denied requests for rehearing of its prior order to revoke Boyce Hydro Power, LLC’s (“Boyce Hydro”) license for its 4.8 MW


DOE Announces New Funding for Improvements to Existing Coal-Fire Power Plants and Grid Modernization
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • January 28 2019

On January 23 and 24, 2019, the Department of Energy (“DOE”) announced $78 million in federal funding to improve existing coal-fired power plants and


Eye-Popping Prices for Offshore Wind Leases Indicate Surge in Development Optimism
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • January 25 2019

The first offshore wind facility, the Block Island Wind Project off Rhode Island, achieved commercial operation in 2016. Since then, development


D.C. Circuit Denies SDG&E Petition for Review of FERC Orders Denying Retroactive Abandonment Incentive
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • January 23 2019

On January 15, 2019, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit (“D.C. Circuit”) in San Diego Gas & Electric Co. v. FERC, No. 16-1433, denied San


FERC Eliminates Form 80 for Hydroelectric Projects
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • December 21 2018

On December 18, 2018, FERC eliminated the requirement for hydroelectric project licensees to file Form 80, which solicited information on the use and


FERC Releases Oroville Spillway After Action Report
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • December 18 2018

On November 23, 2018, the FERC After Action Panel (“FAAP”) issued a report (“FAAP Report”) providing an evaluation of the causes and recommendations


MISO to Establish New Rate Zone for Entergy New Orleans
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • December 18 2018

On December 11, 2018, FERC approved the Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc.’s (“MISO”) proposed tariff revisions to remove the service


SCOTUS to Resolve Three-Way Circuit Split Regarding False Claims Act’s Statute of Limitations
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • December 18 2018

The Supreme Court granted certiorari in Cochise Consultancy, Inc. v. United States, ex rel. Hunt to resolve a three-way circuit split over the


A Divided FERC Approves ISO-NE’s Proposal for Regional Fuel Security
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • December 12 2018

On December 3, 2018, FERC accepted ISO New England Inc.’s (“ISO-NE”) proposed temporary revisions to its Transmission, Markets and Service Tariff


States Chime in During D.C. Circuit Review of FERC Pipeline Permitting Policy
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • December 12 2018

On December 3, 2018, several states filed an amicus brief urging the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit (“D.C. Circuit”) to vacate an order