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Supreme Court: FERC Has Authority to Regulate Electricity Market Demand Response Prices to Bolster Grid Reliability

Several energy cases have worked their way to the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court recently. On Monday January 25, 2016, the High Court issued its 6-2 decision in FERC v. Electric Power Supply Assn, et al., 577 U. S. ____ (2016) confirming that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) does have the authority under the … Continue reading

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Six Years in One Hand, a Half Dozen in the Other: The D.C. Circuit Denies California Cities’ Petition to Review FERC’s 2007 Order Allocating Costs under CAISO “Must-Offer” Obligation

            In an Order issued November 20, 2007, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) reversed its previous position regarding the classification of the constraint on the South of Lugo Transformer Path (“South of Lugo”) for purposes of allocating costs under the California Independent System Operator’s (“CAISO”) “must-offer” requirement for electric generators serving California (the “2007 … Continue reading »

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