NRDC, 50+ Orgs Send Clear Message: It’s Time for FERC Reform

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Sat, 29 May 2021 11:00:28 +0000

Courtesy of NRDC. By Gillian Giannetti  NRDC, the Sustainable FERC Project, and more than 50 other organizations sent a clear message on May 26th to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission: FERC must reform how it reviews applications for new gas pipeline infrastructure. FERC has been reviewing its 22-year-old Certificate Policy Statement — its guiding document on how it […]

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FERC Opens Electricity Markets to Distributed Resource Aggregators

Credit to Author: Contributed Content| Date: Sun, 08 Nov 2020 00:29:15 +0000

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By Bud Earley and Mark Perlis, Covington & Burling LLP The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on Sept. 17, 2020, approved a final rule that will enable distributed energy resource aggregators to compete in organized wholesale electricity markets.  Distributed energy resources (DERs) are located on the electric  distribution system or behind the customer meter and […]

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FERC Opens Electricity Markets to Distributed Resource Aggregators

Credit to Author: Contributed Content| Date: Sun, 08 Nov 2020 00:29:15 +0000

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By Bud Earley and Mark Perlis, Covington & Burling LLP The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on Sept. 17, 2020, approved a final rule that will enable distributed energy resource aggregators to compete in organized wholesale electricity markets.  Distributed energy resources (DERs) are located on the electric  distribution system or behind the customer meter and […]

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FERC Sides With Fossil Fuels In Forcing Renewables To Match Prices

Credit to Author: Joshua S Hill| Date: Fri, 27 Dec 2019 16:55:55 +0000

The US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) announced a directive just a few days before Christmas which will require PJM Interconnection to raise prices of wind and solar power to be in line with the cost of fossil fuels

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FERC’s LaFleur Decries Partisanship and Politicization

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Mon, 26 Aug 2019 03:30:29 +0000

“I hate to see things going out along party lines,” Cheryl LaFleur, outgoing commissioner of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), told POWER during an exclusive interview. “During my 35 years of watching FERC, that has not been the pattern.” During the early years of the Obama administration, “we didn’t think of ourselves as [partisan],” […]

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FERC and Cybersecurity: It’s Complicated [PODCAST]

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2019 13:26:43 +0000

Carol Holahan, counsel in Foley Hoag’s Energy & Cleantech practice, was a guest on The POWER Podcast. Holahan advises large regional generators and other participants in the wholesale and retail competitive electricity markets on policy initiatives, changing environmental regulations, decommissioning and sale of plants, and matters pending before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). During […]

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Natural Gas: Clear Skies, Some Clouds on the Horizon

Horizontal drilling technology and fracking techniques have created a natural gas revolution in the U.S. The future looks bright for gas-fired power generation but there are three potential storm clouds that

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