Six years after Congress granted FERC “backstop” siting authority for electric transmission projects in the Energy Policy Act of 2005, the regulatory landscape is still evolving as a result of...
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From EPAct to Order 1000, siting authority continues evolving.
The reliability organization struggles with reforms, as FERC hovers.
Having lost Entergy to MISO, the Southwest Power Pool seeks its pound of flesh.
FERC attempts to reform competitive markets.
The smart grid and the slippery business of setting industry standards.
Bruce W. Radford
Bruce W. Radford is publisher of Public Utilities Fortnightly.
“Quite frankly,” argues PJM, “a finding that smart grid standards are always voluntary is shortsighted.”