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The most important headlines, decisions and events at FERC.



Published: Thu, 1 Dec 2016 12:43:33 -0500

Last Build Date: Thu, 1 Dec 2016 13:03:21 -0500

 



FERC, IEEE Agree to Share Information to Support Improvement of Electric Energy Systems

Thu, 1 Dec 2016 12:43:33 -0500

MOU between FERC and IEEE



FERC Staff Final Environmental Impact Statement for the NEXUCS Gas Transmission Project and Texas Eastern Appalachian Lease Project (CP16-22-000, CP16-23-000)

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 10:19:09 -0500

The Projects would provide for the transportation of 1.5 million dekatherms per day of natural gas from the Appalachian Basin to consuming markets in Northern Ohio and Southeastern Michigan as well as the Dawn Hub in Ontario, Canada. DTE Gas Company and Vector Pipeline L.P. are also requesting approval to lease capacity on their systems to NEXUS.



























Item E-3: FERC Proposes Revisions to Provision of Primary Frequency Response

Thu, 17 Nov 2016 10:19:24 -0500

FERC today proposed to reform its regulations for the provision of primary frequency response, an essential service in ensuring the reliability of the North American Bulk-Power System.



Item H-1: FERC Seeking Comment on Policy for Establishing Length of Hydropower Licenses

Thu, 17 Nov 2016 09:58:12 -0500

FERC is inviting comments on whether, and, if so, how, to revise its policy for establishing the length of original and new licenses it issues for hydroelectric projects located at nonfederal dams.



Item E-4: FERC Adopts FAST Act Provisions on Critical Infrastructure Information

Thu, 17 Nov 2016 09:52:11 -0500

FERC today adopted a Final Rule to implement provisions of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act) by amending its regulations to add processes for the designation, protection, and sharing of Critical Energy/Electric Infrastructure Information (CEII).



Item E-2: FERC Revises Offer Caps in Regional Wholesale Electricity Markets

Thu, 17 Nov 2016 09:44:51 -0500

FERC today adopted a plan to revise the $1,000 per megawatt-hour (MWh) cap on supply offered in day-ahead and real-time markets run by operators of regional wholesale power markets.



Item E-1: FERC Proposes to Integrate Electricity Storage into Organized Markets

Thu, 17 Nov 2016 09:22:18 -0500

FERC today proposed to more effectively integrate electric storage resources into organized wholesale markets to enhance competition and help ensure that these markets produce just and reasonable rates.






Item A-3: FERC Office of Enforcement Issues 10th Annual Report on Enforcement

Thu, 17 Nov 2016 09:06:05 -0500

FECR’s Office of Enforcement continued to focus on fraud and market manipulation, serious violations of mandatory Reliability Standards, anticompetitive conduct and conduct that threatens the transparency of regulated markets in fiscal 2016.