FERC Office of Enforcement
FERC approved a $150,000 civil penalty on Black Hills Corp. and three subsidiaries for failing to timely file 103 jurisdictional agreements.
FERC's latest enforcement report detailed one closed investigation into manipulation during Winter Storm Uri, but other nonpublic probes continue.
FERC fined independent power producer AES $6 million for failing to fulfill RA obligations related to eight of the company’s 12 generating units operating in Southern California.
FERC has approved a $21 million settlement over an Arkansas steel mill’s yearslong failure to reduce load as a registered demand response resource in MISO.
FERC approved an $11 million fine for BP America that closes an investigation into natural gas price manipulation dating back to Hurricane Ike in 2008.
FERC approved settlements with two demand response aggregators for allegedly bidding more resources than they could provide to CAISO’s market.
FERC’s enforcement powers have been impacted by recent court cases, and the commission itself has some new priorities, experts said at an EBA panel Friday.
FERC approved 11 settlements that resulted in market participants paying a total of about $57.52 million in penalties and disgorgements for alleged violations.
Coaltrain Energy agreed to pay $4 million in disgorged profits to resolve a FERC investigation into accusations that the company engaged in market manipulation.
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ISO-NE violated its tariff in its handling of construction delays at a Boston-area generating plant, FERC said, slapping the RTO with a $500,000 fine.
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