California residents experienced rolling blackouts – the first in two decades – in August this year, amidst the pandemic and triple-digit heatwave. Microgrids, rooftop solar, distributed generation, behind-the-meter batteries, and
Continue Reading Keeping Eyes on the Ball: Integration of Distributed Energy Resources

On Nov. 18, 2019, power line developer Anbaric Development Partners, LLC (Anbaric) filed a complaint before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) under sections 206 and 306 of the Federal
Continue Reading FERC Denies Anbaric Complaint, Announces Technical Conference to Examine Grid Access for Offshore Wind Projects

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued two orders denying rehearing and offering some clarity on the PJM Interconnection, LLC (PJM) Minimum Offer Price Rule (MOPR), a construct that potentially
Continue Reading FERC Upholds June 2018 PJM Minimum Offer Price Rule Order Thwarting State Subsidies

On Feb. 11, 2020, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit decided that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) did not overstep the statute of limitations in
Continue Reading Fourth Circuit Rejects Statute of Limitations Challenge to FERC Electricity Market Manipulation Suit

On Oct. 17, 2019, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) gave PJM Interconnection, L.L.C. and Southwest Power Pool the green light to implement their energy storage proposals to comply with
Continue Reading Thumbs Up for Energy Storage: FERC Approves PJM and SPP Proposals Implementing Order No. 841