Order 1000 Upheld on Appeal: A Closer Look at the Good News for Clean Energy

Aug 18, 2014 by Allison Clements I co-wrote this blog with my new Sustainable FERC Project colleague, Jennifer Chen. As our colleague John Moore has already described, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals has unanimously upheld the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC’s) landmark Order 1000 rule. We’ve previously blogged about what Order 1000 does and why it’s important; here we focus on some highlights…

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Court Upholds FERC Order 1000: Major Victory for Clean Energy and Consumers

Aug 15, 2014 by John Moore Terrific news! A federal court today upheld in its entirety the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) groundbreaking electric grid planning rule known as Order 1000. The unanimous decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit is a major win for clean energy, the environment, and consumers. The court affirmed Order 1000’s…

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