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House Passes Bill to Resolve Conflict Between the Clean Air Act and Federal Power Act

by David Pettit On August 1, 2012, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Resolving Environmental and Grid Reliability Conflicts Act of 2012 (H.R. 4273) with broad bipartisan support to address the unenviable position of power plants that could become subject to liability under the Clean Air Act for complying with an order to operate … Continue Reading

FERC Opens Comment Period on Improving Integration of Energy Storage Technologies into the Nation’s Bulk Power Grid

On June 16, 2011, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued a notice of inquiry (NOI) in Docket Nos. RM11-24-000 and AD10-13-000 seeking comment on ways to facilitate the increased market-based provision of ancillary services traditionally supplied by transmission providers that help the bulk power grid to operate more smoothly and reliably from all resource … Continue Reading