qualifying facility (QF)
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 reversed its ruling giving state regulators power to prevent demand response from participating in DER aggregations.
Prompted by a petition from Bloom Energy, FERC proposed to include solid oxide fuel cells as qualifying cogeneration facilities under PURPA.
FERC broke with precedent in a decision that will hamstring the ability of hybrid resource developers to optimize the output of projects.
FERC revised how it enforces PURPA, giving state regulatory commissions more flexibility in how they establish avoided-cost rates for qualifying facilities.
FERC rejected a solar aggregator’s request to offer 14 DERs into ISO-NE’s 2020 Forward Capacity Auction despite a dispute over the interconnection status.
FERC ruled that it doesn’t need access to TerraForm Power’s accounting records under the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 2005.
In a setback for developers of small power projects, FERC launched a rulemaking to overhaul regulations under the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act.
The Michigan PSC approved a settlement between Consumers Energy and solar developers, resolving arguments over the utility’s obligations under PURPA.
The 9th Circuit found California’s Renewable Market Adjusting Tariff program violated PURPA by capping the energy utilities must purchase from QFs.
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