Federal Energy Regulatory Commission


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Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

An agency of the U.S. federal government with regulatory authority over liquefied natural gas, oil pipelines, interstate and wholesale electricity sales and hydroelectricity. Its duties include making and enforcing electric reliability standards, licensing projects and investigating energy markets. It has some authority over pricing. It was established in 1977.
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In 1992, Congress passed the Energy Policy Act (EPAct), which allowed the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to open wholesale markets to a wider array of companies.
Fish and Wildlife Service in Hadley, Massachusetts, believes the case could mark the end of "a prevailing paradigm that says dams are a permanent feature of the landscape." He adds that it "opens up the exciting possibility of undoing some of the environmental impacts of the industrial revolution." CONTACT: American Rivers, 1025 Vermont Avenue NW, Suite 720, Washington, DC 20005/(202)547-6900; Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Office of Hydropower Licensing, 888 First Street NE, Washington DC 20426/(202)219-2865.
Later today we will vote to advance the nomination of Bernard McNamee, the presidents choice to serve on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
A competing plan, by AES, also has received all federal approvals, including environmental ones, from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. AES' plan is to connect a regasification plant on Ocean Cay to Dania Beach.
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has approved TransCanada's request to commence service on roughly 21 miles of the company's $3.2B Mountaineer XPress natural gas pipeline in West Virginia, Reuters' Scott DiSavino reports, citing the company.
1109, which amends the Federal Power Act to clarify the authority of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission over mergers or consolidations by a public utility;
The adjustment is to ensure compliance with the environmental conditions of Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and the U.S.
In the new position, Blanchard will be developing the company's regulatory strategy and filings to comply with all requirements of the regulatory commissions in Texas and New Mexico as well as the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Most recently, he was the assistant general counsel at Nebraska Public Power District.
International Resource News-January 28, 2013--Columbia Gas Transmission receives approval from Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for pipeline infrastructure investment plan(C)1994-2013 ENPublishing - http://www.enpublishing.co.uk
Exelon and Constellation, which have already won a number of regulatory nods, aim to complete their deal in early 2012, pending remaining approvals from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the New York State Public Service Commission and the Department of Justice.Country: USA, Sector: UtilitiesTarget: Constellation Energy Group IncBuyer: Exelon CorporationDeal size in USD: 7.9bnType: Corporate acquisitionFinancing: All-stockStatus: Agreed
Pattern Energy Group LP has reached important milestones in the development of its Southern Cross transmission project by reaching an agreement with several existing Texas utilities and making two key applications with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).
AES received final approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to build a 54-mile pipeline to carry natural gas from Ocean Cay, a 90-acre man-made island in the Bahamas to Dania Beach, reports The Miami Herald (Jan.

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