The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is the United States federal agency with jurisdiction over interstate electricity sales, wholesale electric rates, hydroelectric licensing, natural gas pricing, and oil pipeline rates. FERC also reviews and authorizes liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals, interstate natural gas pipelines and non-federal hydropower projects.The top priorities in 2014 include:natural gas - electric coordinationsmart griddemand responseintegration of renewablesOrder No. 1000 - transmission planning and cost allocation↑
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  • Pennsylvania’s Powelson to Join FERC from PaPUC

    … President Donald J. Trump announced May 8, 2017 his intent to nominate the following individuals to key positions in his Administration: Neil Chatterjee of Kentucky to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for the term expiring June 30, 2021. Mr. Chatterjee is energy policy advisor to United States Senate Majority Leader Mitch…

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  • U.S. Supreme Court Upholds FERC’s Demand Response Rule, Order No. 745

    … On January 25, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court reversed the D.C. Circuit’s May 2014 ruling in EPSA v. FERC and instead upheld the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) demand response rule, Order No. 745, thereby affirming FERC’s jurisdiction to regulate wholesale markets. FERC issued Order No. 745 with the aim of encouraging…

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  • PennEast Submits Application To FERC For PA to NJ Pipeline

    … the current pipeline constraints that result in higher costs, increased price volatility and reduced reliable energy supplies for consumers. Pending regulatory approval and issuance of a FERC certificate, PennEast anticipates beginning construction in 2017. It is not yet clear if PennEast intends to seek to utilize condemnation to secure property rights…

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  • PJM and Gas Pipelines Coordinate to Fuel Electric Power Plants

    … information to promote reliable service and improved operational planning for both the electric grid and the interstate natural gas pipeline network. The initial effort will continue through June 2016, and will be evaluated for next steps. The parties expect to communicate their progress and any insights that emerge from this continued dialogue to the FERC…

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