July 15, 2024

FERC Order 888

FERC Requests Briefings on SEEM After DC Circuit Order
FERC requested stakeholder arguments on whether SEEM should be considered a loose power pool under Order 888.
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Policymakers Chart FERC’s History of Opening the Grid for Competition
FERC has worked to restructure the power industry for nearly three decades, and is poised to take another major step forward on that front with the transmission rule next month, panelists said on a Americans for a Clean Energy Grid webinar.
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FERC Proposes Restricting Reactive Power Compensation
FERC is seeking comments on a proposal to prohibit including charges associated with reactive power in transmission rates.
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FERC Rejects Tri-State Rates for Failing to Unbundle Ancillary Services
FERC rejected Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association’s proposed rates, ruling that the cooperative failed to unbundle ancillary services as has been required since 1996. 
DC Circuit Sends SEEM Back to FERC
The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals remanded FERC’s approval of the Southeast Energy Exchange Market back to the commission for additional proceedings.
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FERC Seeks Comments on Reactive Power Compensation
FERC approved an inquiry into how reactive power capability should be compensated in the face of changing conditions on the nation’s electricity grid.
SEEM Opponents File Rehearing Requests
Opponents of the recently instituted Southeast Energy Exchange Market are seeking to overturn its approval, granted last month by a deadlocked FERC.
FERC’s Christie Accuses Glick, Clements of Prejudice for RTOs
FERC Commissioner Mark Christie blasted Chair Richard Glick and Commissioner Allison Clements for opposing the Southeast Energy Exchange Market (SEEM).
ISO/RTO Council
Ex-FERC Officials Urge Commission to Expand Organized Markets
Nine former FERC members urged the commission Wednesday to push for organized power markets in all regions of the country, including the West and Southeast.
Wheeling Debate Tests West, CAISO CEO Says
CAISO stakeholders are still wary of the new proposed wheel-through provisions the ISO has submitted to FERC for clarity on the complex issue.

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