On Aug. 1, 2016, the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) issued its Final Guidance for Federal Departments and Agencies on Consideration of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and the Effects of Climate
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On June 9, 2015, theFederal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) conditionally approved significant reforms to PJM’s capacity market, implementing the Capacity Performance Resource product, with PJM’s compliance filing due within 30
Continue Reading Performance Enhancement: FERC Approves Significant Restructuring of PJM’s Capacity Market

On June 9, 2015, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) conditionally approved significant reforms to PJM’s capacity market, implementing the Capacity Performance Resource product, with PJM’s compliance filing due within
Continue Reading Performance Enhancement: FERC Approves Significant Restructuring of PJM’s Capacity Market

In May, two “loophole” penalty orders were issued regarding recent fraud and manipulation investigations conducted by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) Office of Enforcement (OE), which are discussed below.
Continue Reading May 2015 Brings a Crop of FERC ‘Loophole’ Manipulation Civil Penalty Assessments