Highlights from FERC’s November Meeting

Dec 3, 2014 by Jennie Chen At its latest monthly meeting on November 20, FERC issued a number of significant orders: it approved the Exelon-Pepco merger, endorsed a utility’s request to EPA to extend the utility’s MATS compliance deadline (the first such request), and required that grid operators report on their ability to access fuel to ensure reliability within their…

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Great Plains Power Grid Operator Sowing Confusion about the Clean Power Plan

Oct 9, 2014 by John Moore This post was updated following the public release of the study. The Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan for existing power plants will cut carbon pollution and save thousands of lives a year while strengthening our power grid and keeping electricity affordable. After the standards are finalized next June, states will have up to three…

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