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Supreme Court Continues to Stake Out FERC Jurisdiction, Invalidates State Gas-Fired Power Plant Incentive Program

In an opinion unanimous in judgment (albeit with two concurring opinions), the U.S. Supreme Court recently reiterated the reach of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) jurisdiction over interstate wholesale electricity sales in Hughes v. Talen Energy Marketing, LLC, 578 U.S. ___ (2016). In the midst of rapid transformation in the energy industry, the expansion … Continue reading

Iroquois South-to-North Project (SoNo) Another Example of Shale Gas Production Reversing Historical Gas Flows

            We’ve discussed recently how the regional production and availability of shale gas has led to dramatic changes in the historical flow of domestic natural gas – here and here.  Recently, Iroquois Gas Transmission System (“Iroquois”)  announced an open season  on a South-to-North Project (“SoNo”) that would reverse the traditional southern flow of gas on the … Continue reading »