• October 20, 2017

    FERC Affirms Order Granting CBH’s Late Intervention Request

    FERC denied rehearing of its decision to allow a party to intervene out-of-time, and explained that, while it generally considers a showing of good cause to be the most important factor in justifying late intervention, Rule 214(d) provides that it is only one of the factors that it may consider.
  • October 20, 2017

    Complaints Cannot Be Filed Against Commission Itself

    FERC denied a request for rehearing of an unreported staff letter finding that Appalachian Power Company was not in violation of its license for the Smith Mountain Pumped Storage Project Number 2210, and explained that a complaint against the Commission itself "does not lie."
  • October 20, 2017

    Due to Omission in Brief, Wisconsin Electric Waives Objection

    In an order affirming in part and reversing in part an initial decision issued by the presiding Administrative Law Judge, FERC ruled that Wisconsin Electric Power Company waived its objection to one of the presiding ALJ’s holdings by not including it in its brief on exceptions.
  • October 20, 2017

    MISO’s Errata Filing Treated as Late-Filed Brief Opposing Exceptions

    FERC denied Midcontinent Independent System Operator Inc.’s request for leave to make an errata filing to its brief opposing exceptions to the initial decision concerning the compensation provided for in two System Support Resource agreements between MISO and Wisconsin Electric Power Co.
  • October 20, 2017

    New Policy on Establishing Hydroelectric Project License Terms Issued

    FERC issued a policy statement “that sets forth a new policy on establishing license terms for original and new licenses for hydropower projects located at non-federal dams."
  • October 20, 2017

    FERC Accepts Texas Eastern’s $0.00 PCB-Related Cost Component

    FERC accepted tariff records from Texas Eastern Transmission LP setting forth a revised polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB)-related cost component of $0.00 to be applied to certain of its rates for the period of April 1, 2017, through November 30, 2017.
  • October 20, 2017

    DTI-NextEra Agreement Contains Impermissible Material Deviation

    FERC found that a firm natural gas transportation service agreement between Dominion Transmission Inc. and NextEra Energy Power Marketing LLC contains “an impermissible material deviation from DTI’s pro forma service agreement," and directed DTI to either remove the provision or make it available to other similarly situated customers.
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