Leveling the Market Playing Field for Hybrid Power Plants

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 29 Jul 2021 14:13:10 +0000

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The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is an independent agency that, among other things, regulates the interstate transmission of electricity. Its ultimate mission is to “Assist consumers in obtaining economically efficient, safe, reliable, and secure energy services at a reasonable cost through appropriate regulatory and market means, and collaborative efforts.” In the past, FERC has […]

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Leveling the Market Playing Field for Hybrid Power Plants

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 29 Jul 2021 14:13:10 +0000

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The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is an independent agency that, among other things, regulates the interstate transmission of electricity. Its ultimate mission is to “Assist consumers in obtaining economically efficient, safe, reliable, and secure energy services at a reasonable cost through appropriate regulatory and market means, and collaborative efforts.” In the past, FERC has […]

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Rolling Blackouts Triggered as Historic Heatwave Grips Pacific Northwest

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 30 Jun 2021 16:32:57 +0000

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Utilities across the Pacific Northwest are bracing for exceptional stress on the grid as record-breaking temperatures continue to fester across the region, and at least one utility—Avista Corp.—this week began rolling outages as a measure to alleviate strain on the electric system. Despite pleas to customers to reduce their power consumption, Avista, which supplies power […]

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D.C. Court Slaps Down FERC’s “Ostrich-Like” Approval Of Gas Pipeline — Could Have Large Implications

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Wed, 23 Jun 2021 22:03:54 +0000

A federal court threw out FERC’s approval of a proposed Missouri gas pipeline Tuesday, finding FERC approved the pipeline over evidence of self-dealing. FERC said it had “no reason to second guess” the company’s business plans to pay its affiliate company, via ratepayers, to build a pipeline despite no new demand, a claim the court […]

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FERC-NARUC Task Force Will Tackle Transmission Issues

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 17 Jun 2021 19:13:38 +0000

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Two groups concerned with issues regarding the regulation and production of U.S. electricity have announced formation of a joint federal-state task force on power transmission, an effort to better identify the costs and benefits associated with electric power projects, and support the buildout of renewable energy resources. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), an independent […]

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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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DHS Issues Pipeline Cybersecurity Directive but Industry Championing FERC Mandatory Standards

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Mon, 31 May 2021 15:17:36 +0000

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Owners and operators of the 100 most “critical” hazardous liquid and natural gas pipelines, and liquefied natural gas (LNG) facilities will need to act within the next 30 days to align with federal cybersecurity guidance under new mandates issued by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). The TSA’s May 27-issued pipeline-focused security directive is a notable, […]

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Gas Stations Dry As Pipeline Shutdown Drives Panic, Chaos

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Thu, 13 May 2021 00:30:07 +0000

Long lines of drivers waited at gas stations across the South yesterday — except for the stations that had already run out of gas — as the shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline caused panic buying and chaos. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm said the “crunch” in the Southeast will take several days to alleviate and that […]

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Colonial Pipeline Ransomware Attack Rattles Power Industry, Renews Vulnerability Concerns

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Tue, 11 May 2021 17:11:34 +0000

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Colonial Pipeline Ransomware Attack Rattles Power Industry, Renews Vulnerability Concerns

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Tue, 11 May 2021 17:11:34 +0000

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