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Gary Newell Featured in District Energy Magazine

Jennings, Strouss & Salmon energy attorney, Gary J. Newell, is featured in the latest edition of District Energy magazine. Read the full article: Recent PURPA Enforcement Actions: Do they signal a policy shift at FERC? Watch this video to hear Gary Newell discuss additional information about the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 (PURPA). Print or Share...
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Jennings Strouss Receives National Ranking for Energy Law on 2015 “Best Law Firms” List

We are pleased to announce that Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, PLC received a Tier 1 National Ranking for Energy Law on the 2015 “Best Law Firms” list compiled by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®. We consider this a great and significant honor. Only 37 of the 110 firms included on the national list for Energy Law received the Tier 1 ranking. Jennings, Strouss & Salmon also received Tier 1 rankings for Energy Law on the Washington, DC and Phoenix, Arizona...
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FERC Determines Compliance With Capacity Release Order to Show Cause

                In March of this year, the Commission initiated a show cause proceeding requiring all pipelines to either: (1) revise their tariffs in accordance with the Commission’s regulations under 18 C.F.R. 284.8(d), which requires pipelines to provide for the posting of capacity release offers; or (2) demonstrate that they are in full compliance with those regulations. In response to its show cause order, the Commission received 157 compliance...
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Pricing Electric System Reliability in MISO

      There have recently been two significant Orders from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) concerning System Support Resources (“SSRs”) for the Midcontinent Independent System Operator (“MISO”). SSRs are electric generating units scheduled for retirement, but where MISO requests for reliability purposes that the resources remain in service under a special agreement. The first of the two Orders made major changes to the...
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Alternatives to Courthouse Litigation: Resolving Commercial Disputes Without Filing a Lawsuit

    Jennings, Strouss & Salmon attorney, Gerald W. “Buzz” Alston, authored “Alternatives to Courthouse Litigation: Resolving Commercial Disputes Without Filing a Lawsuit,” published in District Energy Magazine’s “From a Legal Perspective” section. Alston discusses why filing a lawsuit should be viewed as the final option to pursue a resolution in a commercial dispute. Exploring alternative dispute resolution options such as mediation and arbitration can often...
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