June 13, 2024

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DC Circuit Sends FERC Back to Drawing Board on MISO ROE
The battle over MISO transmission owners’ return on equity continued with the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals vacating FERC’s order setting the rate at 10.02%.
FERC Stands by 10.02% ROE
Transmission owners will continue receiving a 10.02% ROE, FERC said, rejecting complaints from consumer organizations and Commissioner Glick.
FERC Adopts ROE Methodology in MISO Complaints
FERC adopted a new methodology for calculating return on equity rates for transmission owners and applied it to two MISO proceedings.
Cherokee County Electric Cooperative Association
FERC Orders Hearing in SWEPCO Rate Dispute
FERC ordered settlement judge procedures for a dispute involving Southwestern Electric Power Co.’s transmission rates.
FERC Rejects New England Tx Owners on ROE
FERC rejected a bid by New England transmission owners to increase their return on equity to levels before a 2014 commission order.
Court Rejects FERC ROE Order for New England
The D.C. Circuit overturned the 2014 FERC order setting the base return on equity (ROE) for a group of New England transmission owners at 10.57%.
FERC OKs 9.8% ROE in Transource Settlement
FERC approved Transource Kansas’ settlement with state regulators, under which the company will receive a 9.8% base ROE.
New England ROEs Set in Initial Decision
A FERC ALJ set the return on equity for transmission projects in New England lower than what transmission owners sought.
Rural Utilities Allowed to Continue ROE Fight
Five small, rural utilities have won the right to continue their fight against 24 of MISO’s large transmission-owning members, whom the utilities contend are earning too much.
MISO TOs Can Collect RTO Membership Adder — Once Base ROE is Found Just
FERC accepted a request by MISO transmission owners to implement a 50-basis-point adder as an incentive for RTO membership.

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