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Gary J. Newell & Melissa Alfano Fea...

        Jennings, Strouss & Salmon energy attorneys Gary J. Newell & Melissa Alfano are featured in the latest issue of District Energy Magazine. Read the full article: FERC in the crossfire as PURPA debate heats up Print or Share this:Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in...

FERC Reacts to First Pipeline Modernizat...

As reported in our prior blogs, on November 2014, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) proposed a Policy Statement on Cost Recovery Mechanisms for Modernization of Natural Gas Facilities in Docket No. PL15-1 that would allow interstate pipelines that meet certain criteria to recover the costs of modernizing their facilities through an approved cost tracker or surcharge...

The D.C. Circuit Rejects FERC’s Geograph...

On November 20, 2015 the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (“D.C. Circuit” or “Court”) issued a decision in Western Minnesota Municipal Power Agency v. FERC rejecting the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (“FERC” or “Commission”) interpretation limiting the municipal preference for preliminary hydropower permits under Section 7(a) of the...

Joel L. Greene and Melissa A. Alfano Fea...

              Jennings, Strouss & Salmon energy attorneys, Joel L. Greene and Melissa A. Alfano, are featured in the latest edition of District Energy magazine. Read the full article: FERC Issues Order to Improve Gas-Electric Coordination Print or Share this:Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new...

FERC Approves Gas Modernization Policy

                In November 2014, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) proposed a Policy Statement on Cost Recovery Mechanisms for Modernization of Natural Gas Facilities in Docket No. PL15-1 that would allow interstate pipelines to recover the costs of modernizing their facilities through an approved cost tracker or surcharge...

FERC Conditionally Approves Risk-based E...

  On March 19, 2015, The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) issued an order in Docket No. RR15-4 (the “Order”) addressing a proposal by the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (“NERC”) to implement a Risked-Based Registration (“RBR”) proposal. The goal of NERC’s RBR proposal is to achieve an effective application of industry...

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