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D.C. Circuit's Atlantic Sunrise stay creates uncertainty for pipeline developers

Late yesterday, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued an administrative stay of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) approval of...

Published Works

The America First energy policy of the Trump Administration

At the time of writing, the Trump Administration is nascent, in existence for less than ten weeks. During that short time, however, the President has made it abundantly clear that ...

Hogan Lovells Publications

FERC announces policy for allocation of capacity on new merchant transmission projects

FERC has issued a policy statement to “clarify and refine” its policies governing the allocation of capacity for two types of transmission projects: new merchant transmission projects and...

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FERC approves revised NERC definition of "bulk electric system"

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has issued Order No. 773, which approves a revised definition of "bulk electric system" proposed by the North American Electric Reliability...

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FERC proposes new rule to guard electric grid against solar storms

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has issued a notice of proposed rulemaking (NOPR) to address the potential impact of geomagnetic disturbances (GMD) on the reliable operation ...

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The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) seeks comments on open access and priority rights on interconnection facilities

On 19 April 2012, FERC issued a notice of inquiry (NOI) seeking comments on whether, and how, FERC should revise its current policy concerning priority rights and open access with regard to ...

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Federal appeals court vacates FERC Order requiring posting by intrastate gas pipelines; possible ramifications on pending electric market transparency rules

On 24 October 2011, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued an opinion vacating Order Nos. 720 and 720-A of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or "Commission"),...

Published Works

FERC Flexes Its Muscle: Amaranth and Energy Transfer Partners

In the Energy Policy Act of 2005, Congress amended the Natural Gas Act, the Natural Gas Policy Act, and the Federal Power Act to give the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)...

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