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02/22
FERC Staff Discuss the Impact of the Commission’s Lack of a Quorum
Much of the normal business conducted by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) continues unabated according to four senior FERC officials from the Office of General...
02/21
Former FERC Commissioner Assess the Road Forward for Agency Under Trump Administration
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (FERC) lack of a quorum will have serious implications on the agency's rule-making ability as time passes suggested four former FERC...
02/14
House energy panel to begin heavy lift on Trump's infrastructure plan
The House energy committee next week will begin the heavy lifting in considering a number of changes to energy and environment law needed to get President Trump's infrastructure...
02/14
FERC lifts restrictions in federal, state demand response markets
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued an order recently, lifting restrictions on demand response resources participating in both state and federal programs, freeing up...
02/14
Almost 90 percent of new power in Europe from renewable sources in 2016
Renewable energy sources made up nearly nine-tenths of new power added to Europe’s electricity grids last year, in a sign of the continent’s rapid shift away from fossil fuels....
02/14
FERC: US saw spike in natural gas capacity additions last year
An infrastructure update issued by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission showed more than 100 new or expanded gas-fired units were brought online last year, adding about 8,700...
02/03
Public Utilities Fortnightly
Table of Contents INTERVIEWS   Leadership Lyceum Podcast:Susan Story, CEO, American Water EPRI Podcast: Doug Lindsey on Third Wave Efficiency Energy People: Barry...
01/30
Visitor Access Rules to FERC
Congress passed the REAL ID Act in 2005 in response to the 9/11 Commission’s recommendation that the Federal Government “set standards for the issuance of sources of...
01/30
Thompson Coburn welcomes four attorneys to its nationally recognized utilities practice
  Thompson Coburn is pleased to announce that one partner, one counsel and two senior counsel have joined its Utilities practice in Washington, D.C.  Jesse Halpern, Thomas L....
01/26
Obama's climate legacy: 8 years of troubles and triumphs
When an environmentalist asked a recent adviser to President Obama what the future holds for confronting climate change, the answer cast a shadow on today's inauguration. That was...