Good & Bad News in Continuing Fight for Equal Treatment of Clean Energy Resources in Mid-Atlantic and Midwest Power Markets

Some of the proposed wholesale capacity market rule changes that are projected to increase costs for 61 million Mid-Atlantic and Midwest energy customers - and tend to favor fossil fuel generation over carbon-free resources - are being revised, but not all of them. The Sustainable FERC Project coalition opposed these proposed rules and advocated for specific changes in the event…

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Highlights from the July FERC Open Meeting

Jul 21, 2015 by Juliana Brint, NRDC Legal Intern Cost Recovery Mechanisms for Modernization of Natural Gas Facilities, PL15-1-001 FERC denied a request to clarify its April 16, 2015 policy statement, which created a process to allow interstate natural gas pipelines to recover the costs of modernizing their facilities. The policy statement was intended to give pipeline companies a mechanism…

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