Post Tagged with: "FERC"

Letter to the editor: Electricity rule would cost Ohioans
Energy

Letter to the editor: Electricity rule would cost Ohioans

COLUMBUS — “As Ohioans look forward to the holidays, surely the last thing they want to learn is that Washington is weighing a proposal that could hike their electricity bills. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is considering a new policy that would increase electric bills by up to 10 […]

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Coal / Energy

A moment of truth arrives for Rick Perry’s widely hated coal bailout

WASHINGTON, DC — “Donald Trump campaigned for president with intense support from coal miners and coal mining communities. He promised them the moon — mines would reopen, their jobs would come back, and their communities would thrive. Like many of Trump’s promises, these are impossible to keep, but he’s been […]

Energy projects stranded in regulatory limbo after vacancy on U.S. panel
Energy

Energy projects stranded in regulatory limbo after vacancy on U.S. panel

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission faces indefinite freeze of most major business without quorum of commissioners WASHINGTON, DC — “The fates of several gas pipelines and at least two big electric utility mergers have been thrown into question in the wake of a high level resignation at the Federal Energy Regulatory […]

FERC rule would boost energy storage, DER
Energy

FERC rule would boost energy storage, DER

RTOs must remove barriers to entry WASHINGTON, DC — “In a big boost to the energy storage industry, FERC on Thursday proposed a sweeping order aimed at knocking down market barriers to storage and distributed energy resources. The Notice of Proposed Rulemaking would require RTOs to allow aggregated distributed energy […]