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FERC: What's New

The most important headlines, decisions and events at FERC.

Published: Thu, 19 Jan 2017 16:00:52 -0500

Last Build Date: Thu, 19 Jan 2017 16:05:38 -0500


FERC to Investigate Rates Charged by Two Interstate Pipeline Companies

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 11:53:13 -0500

FERC today announced it will launch Natural Gas Act (NGA) section 5 investigations of the rates charged by two interstate natural gas pipelines to determine if the companies may be substantially over-recovering their costs, resulting in unjust and unreasonable rates.

FERC Issues Policy Statement on Cost Recovery by Electric Storage Resources

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 11:53:11 -0500

FERC today issued a policy statement providing additional guidance for electric storage resources that seek to concurrently recover their costs through cost-based and market-based rates. The policy statement helps ensure that these resources can operate at maximum efficiency to benefit the electric system and consumers.

FERC Proposes Reforms to Uplift Cost Allocation and Transparency

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 11:53:09 -0500

FERC today proposed to further advance price formation goals for organized wholesale power markets by enhancing transparency and improving uplift allocation to deviations.

FERC Staff Issues Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline Project (CP15-554)

Fri, 30 Dec 2016 07:41:56 -0500

Comments on or before April 6, 2017

FERC Proposes Minimum Pricing Requirements for Fast-Start Resources

Thu, 15 Dec 2016 08:29:08 -0500

FERC today took another step in its continuing effort to improve price formation to support efficient investments in wholesale power markets with a proposal that regional grid operators adopt market rules that meet certain requirements when pricing fast-start resources.

FERC Proposes Reforms to Large Generator Interconnection

Thu, 15 Dec 2016 08:28:32 -0500

FERC today proposed reforms to its large generator interconnection processes aimed at improving the efficiency of processing interconnection requests, removing barriers to needed resource development, and assuring continued reliability of the grid.