The Commission’s order applies the same methodology used for natural gas and oil pipeline return on equity and discards the former one-step calculation in favor of a two-step calculation that uses short- and long-term growth...more
Through a trilogy of orders, FERC seeks to reform the coordination and scheduling of natural gas pipeline capacity with electricity markets.
Electric generators’ increased reliance on natural gas in recent years...more
Reforms are expected to reduce the time and cost required to process small generator requests for Interconnection Customers while maintaining reliability, increasing energy supply, and removing barriers to the development of...more
All generators must have rate schedules for jurisdictional reactive power service on file, even if they are not receiving compensation.
On October 17, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or the Commission)...more
A capacity resource may not take economic outages, but a resource may be considered physically unavailable if it cannot obtain natural gas or transportation.
On August 27, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission...more
Developers are provided more freedom in capacity allocation negotiations, but greater transparency of the process is required.
Proposed rule aims to reduce the time and cost involved in processing solar facility and other small generator requests.
On January 17, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or Commission) issued a Notice of...more
Rate incentives may become more difficult to obtain; applicants are provided guidance on showings they are expected to make.
On November 15, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued a Policy Statement...more