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IL Passes One-Line Law Permitting the Regulation Of GHG Emissions; Regulation To Follow?
The United States formally withdrew from the Kyoto Protocol in 2001.
United States
27 Aug 2019
FERC Clarifies Its Concurrent Jurisdiction With Regard To Bankruptcy Filings That Seek To Reject Power Purchase Agreements
On January 25, 2019, the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued an order clarifying its position with regard to bankruptcy filings that seek to reject Commission-jurisdictional wholesale power purchase agreements.
United States
1 Feb 2019
Into The Void (Again): PG&E Intends To Enter Bankruptcy Proceedings – Possible Consequences For Renewable PPAs
After months of speculation, it is now official1: PG&E (both the parent, PG&E Corporation, and its subsidiary, Pacific Gas & Electric Company), having faced extraordinary challenges ...
United States
29 Jan 2019
FERC Issues Order No. 849 To Force Review Of Pipeline Cost-Based Rates Following Tax Cuts And To Implement Its Policy On Income Tax Treatment
On July 18, 2018, the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) adopted Order No. 849 (Order) to force a review of cost-based rates and to implement its Policy on the Treatment of Income Taxes...
United States
2 Aug 2018
US CFTC Proposes To Restore Private Rights Of Action To Electric Market Participants Against Grid Operators
On May 10, 2016, the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission issued a proposed amendment to its 2013 RTO/ISO Order that would effectively restore private rights of action against grid operators to electric market participants.
United States
17 May 2016
CFTC And SEC Propose That Certain Electric Power Capacity And Natural Gas Peaking Contracts Are Not "Swaps"
The proposed guidance also states that this interpretation is not intended to affect the CFTC's existing interpretation of when an agreement, contract or transaction with embedded volumetric optionality would be considered a forward contract.
United States
14 Apr 2016
US Department of the Interior Issues Final Rule Governing Hydraulic Fracturing on Federal and Indian Lands
On March 20, 2015, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), part of the US Department of the Interior, issued a final rule titled "Oil and Gas; Hydraulic Fracturing on Federal and Indian Lands," scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on Thursday, March 26, 2015.
United States
24 Mar 2015
Obama Administration and Five US States Sign Memorandum Promising Greater Collaboration Regarding Offshore Wind Energy Development In The Great Lakes
Following the precedent of the Obama administration’s Smart from the Start initiative to speed offshore wind energy development off the Atlantic Coast
United States
5 Apr 2012
Recent Developments in Illinois’ Electric Power Procurement
On December 15, 2010, the Illinois Commerce Commission (ILCC) authorized Ameren Illinois Utilities (Ameren) and Commonwealth Edison Company (ComEd) to enter into long-term contracts involving 37,234,500 megawatt-hours (MWH) of renewable energy over 20 years (1,261,725 MWH per year for ComEd and 600,000 MWH per year for Ameren) for an average price of $55.18/MWH and $50.44/MWH, respectively.
United States
6 Jan 2011
New Illinois Law to Expedite Certain High-Voltage Transmission Projects and Exempt Others From Certification Requirements
On July 28, 2010, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed Public Act 96-1348 (the Act).
United States
18 Aug 2010
FERC Issues Further Guidance Regarding Transmission Cost Allocation and Planning: Much More Remains Unresolved
The US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and the electric industry continue to struggle with the issue of who should bear the costs of transmission upgrades and how related planning should be handled.
United States
29 Jul 2010
US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Proposes Rules to Enhance Transmission Planning and Cost Allocation
Many studies have identified the US’ need for tens of billions of dollars of investments in new electric transmission facilities.
United States
23 Jun 2010
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