Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act (PURPA)
A federal appeals court rejected a challenge to FERC’s 2020 revisions to how it enforces the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act.
AES and FirstEnergy asked the Maryland PSC to close the Warrior Run coal plant early, which would save consumers money while furthering climate change goals.
The North Carolina Utilities Commission largely approved Duke Energy’s proposal to update its net energy metering rules for residential rooftop solar customers.
The D.C. Circuit upheld FERC's ruling certifying a Montana solar and storage project as a qualifying facility although it exceeded PURPA's 80-MW limit.
FERC's Republican commissioners dissented in an otherwise typical PURPA order, criticizing the majority for making “unnecessary” declarations on the case.
FERC ruled in three SPP dockets involving Tenaska, NorthWestern Energy and Nebraska Public Power District and Tri-State Generation and Transmission.
A bill in the North Carolina legislature would authorize the Utilities Commission to “take all reasonable steps” to achieve a 70% reduction in carbon.
Landowners told FERC that they doubted its new Office of Public Participation would improve the commission’s decision-making on natural gas infrastructure.
FERC reversed its September order denying a Montana solar hybrid project certification as a qualifying facility because its capacity was too large.
FERC reversed its ruling giving state regulators power to prevent demand response from participating in DER aggregations.
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