Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Press Release
|02/19/2020 - 19:12||
Local Residents Sue Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for Approving Fracked Gas Facility
Gabby Brown, Sierra Club, email@example.com, 914-261-4626 Kathryn Youker, Attorney, TRLA, firstname.lastname@example.orgErin Gaines, Attorney, TRLA, email@example.comNancy Nusser, Communications Director, TRLA, firstname.lastname@example.org; 410 934 9588.
|02/05/2020 - 18:39||
Legal Expert Highlights Flaws in Federal Review of Gas Pipelines
WASHINGTON, DC — Federal reforms are needed to prevent the agency in charge of reviewing pipeline applications from ignoring potential environmental damage, according to testimony from an opponent of the proposed PennEast pipeline at a hearing before a U.S. House subcommittee.
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|01/31/2020 - 19:07||
FERC Chairman Reorganizes OGC to Speed Landowner Rehearing Process
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Chairman Neil Chatterjee today announced the Office of General Counsel (OGC) will reorganize to more expeditiously process requests for rehearing of Natural Gas Act (NGA) section 7 certificate orders filed by affected landowners.
|01/24/2020 - 19:07||
FERC Decision on Brownsville LNG Facility Upends Environmental Justice
Erin Gaines, Attorney, TRLA, Kathryn Youker, Attorney, TRLA, email@example.com Nancy Nusser, Communications Director, TRLA, firstname.lastname@example.org; 410 934 9588.
|01/22/2020 - 23:49||
FERC Accepts NERC Performance Assessment, Bolsters Grid Reliability
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) today took additional action to ensure the continued reliability and security of the nation’s bulk power system by approving two reliability standards and endorsing the continued work of the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), now in its 13th year as the Electric Reliability Organization (ERO).
|01/22/2020 - 10:50||
Utility Dive: FERC MOPR Order May Have 'Paradoxically Unintended Consequences': PJM
Utility Dive noted AEE's coalition filing with ACORE, AWEA, and SEIA asking FERC to revisit its December 'MOPR' order in its coverage of stakeholders push-back on the controversial federal pricing proposal, including concerns raised by PJM. Read excerpts below and the entire UD piece here.
|01/21/2020 - 22:20||
EDF Sues FERC over Approval of Spire STL Pipeline
In carrying out its statutory responsibilities under the Natural Gas Act, FERC must determine whether a pipeline is genuinely needed. In the case of Spire STL, FERC concluded that there was need based on information presented by the developer – a contract between Spire STL and an affiliated company, Spire Missouri – without rigorous investigation of need and without reasoned consideration of information presented by other parties. EDF believes FERC should have conducted a rigorous review to assess actual market need.
|01/16/2020 - 16:31||
POLITICO: Gas, Coal Generators Defend FERC's PJM Capacity Market Order
POLITICO details arguments of supporters and those, like AEE, strongly opposing the recent FERC PJM capacity market pricing order, quoting AEE's Jeff Dennis. Read excerpts below and the entire POLITICO piece here.
|01/15/2020 - 19:52||
Getting Renewables to the Consumer PJM and FERC Arent Helping
Electricity is almost always invisible. Same with the workings of the power grid. But a new decision on energy policy by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is pulling back the curtain and picking a fight with just about everyone just when popular demand for clean energy is pushing our energy system to adapt and grow. For the business types, think of the grid as a trading platform – the rules set who is able to do business on the grid.
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|01/13/2020 - 15:53||
Utility Dive: 2020 Outlook 10 Trends Driving the U.S. Power Sector
Utility Dive detailed 10 trends that will shape the U.S. power sector in the new year, quoting AEE's Jeff Dennis. Read excerpts below and the entire UD piece here.
|01/09/2020 - 09:42||
Electric Co-ops Support Proposed NEPA Reforms
ARLINGTON, Va. – The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association today expressed support for efforts to modernize the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).
|12/20/2019 - 18:06||
Utility Dive: FERC Move to Raise PJM Capacity Market Bids Shows 'Clear Bias' Against New, Clean Generation: Glick
Utility Dive covered FERC's new rule on capacity market pricing for the PJM region, quoting AEE's Jeff Dennis. Read excerpts below and the entire UD piece here.
|12/20/2019 - 18:03||
E&E News: FERC Throws Support to Fossil Fuels in Largest Power Market
E&E News covered FERCs recent demand to PJM requiring them to restrict state-backed renewables within its capacity market and included quotes by AEE's Jeff Dennis. Read excerpts below and the entire E&E News piece here (sub.
|12/19/2019 - 17:39||
FERC Directs PJM to Expand Minimum Offer Price Rule
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) today acted to protect the competitive capacity market administered by PJM Interconnection, L.L.C. (PJM) by directing PJM to expand its current Minimum Offer Price Rule (MOPR) to address state-subsidized electric generation resources, with certain exemptions.
|12/19/2019 - 17:10||
FERC Decision Demonstrates Need for Swift Action on Illinois Clean Energy Jobs Act
In Illinois alone, FERC’s decision is expected to increase consumer costs by $864 million, according to a report from Grid Strategies, LLC.
|12/19/2019 - 16:44||
Federal Agency Order Threatens Rate-Increases for ComEd Customers to Boost Coal and Gas Companies
Chicago, IL. - The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) instituted a disastrous new rule today that will essentially exclude new renewable energy projects from the PJM capacity market and force ComEd customers to subsidize dirty coal and gas plants, unless Illinois acts in 2020 to prevent the rule from taking effect here. Energy experts predict the decision will cost the Midwest, Appalachia, and Mid-Atlantic regions almost $6 billion annually and increase dangerous fossil fuel emissions.
|12/19/2019 - 16:37||
FERC Ruling: A Step in the Right Direction
Washington, D.C. – Today, FERC directed PJM to expand the Minimum Offer Price Rule to address unfair state subsidies for certain electric generating resources in its 13-state footprint. America’s Power issued the following statement by Michelle Bloodworth, President and CEO:
|12/19/2019 - 16:26||
FERC Costs Consumers Billions, Hobbles Clean Energy Economy, to Help Coal and Fracked Gas Execs
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) instituted a disastrous new rule today that will essentially exclude new renewable energy resources from the PJM capacity market -- a split decision that energy experts predict will cost the Midwest, Appalachia, and Mid-Atlantic regions almost $6 billion annually and increase dangerous fossil fuel emissions.
|12/19/2019 - 15:53||
FERC Decision on PJM Capacity Market Undermines Competitive Markets and Clean Energy
Not only does FERC’s decision threaten to increase prices and ignore the value state clean energy resources provide to system reliability, it sets a bad precedent for the integrity of wholesale electricity markets across the U.S. Wholesale electricity markets should offer states a path to achieve environmental goals, not act as an impediment to them. EDF stands ready to engage with all stakeholders on holistic solutions that use competition to achieve sustainable environmental outcomes.”
|12/19/2019 - 15:24||
FERC Decision Undermines States' Clean Energy Goals
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued a decision that hampers the ability of states in the PJM region to protect carbon-free power generation within its borders. The following is a statement that can be attributed to Maria Korsnick, president and chief executive officer of NEI.
|12/19/2019 - 14:49||
NRDC: FERC Undermines Clean Energy, Increases Costs
WASHINGTON – The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission will impose rules on the 13-state PJM region, which runs from North Carolina through parts of Illinois, that could force customers to pay billions of dollars more to gas and coal power plants.
|12/19/2019 - 13:57||
AEE Statement on FERCs Order on PJM Minimum Offer Price Rule
National business group sees FERC order as misapplication of rule, which would price renewable energy facilities out of capacity market, undermining state policies and market competition.
|12/19/2019 - 12:43||
Solar Industry to FERC: Stay in Your Lane and Honor State Clean Energy Policies
Following is a statement from Katherine Gensler, vice president of regulatory affairs at the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) decision on PJM Interconnection’s capacity market pricing proposal:
|12/19/2019 - 12:21||
FTI Consulting Expands Strategic Communications Segments Energy & Natural Resources Capabilities in the Americas
Shannon Maher Bañaga Joins Ben Springer as Firm Makes Key Investments in Utilities, Power and Renewable Sectors.
|12/19/2019 - 09:56||
NMA Welcomes FERC Action to Restore Electricity Market Integrity
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Mining Association (NMA) today issued the following statement from Rich Nolan, NMA President & CEO, responding to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) decision to expand PJM’s Minimum Offer Price Rule (MOPR).