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PJM Market Monitor Backs Lawsuit Against Illinois Nuclear Subsidies

PJM Market Monitor Backs Lawsuit Against Illinois Nuclear Subsidies PJM Interconnection’s independent market monitor is joining the pushback—spearheaded by a trade group and several generators that operate in competitive wholesale markets—against an Illinois law that props up financially distressed nuclear plants with subsidies. Monitoring Analytics on March 16 filed a motion with the U.S. District … Continue reading PJM Market Monitor Backs Lawsuit Against Illinois Nuclear Subsidies

FERC Approves Largest Enforcement Settlement In Nearly Four Years

FERC Approves Largest Enforcement Settlement In Nearly Four Years On February 1, 2017, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or the “Commission”) approved a settlement agreement between its Office of Enforcement (Enforcement) and GDF SUEZ Energy Marketing NA, Inc. (GSEMNA) resolving Enforcement’s investigation into whether GSEMNA violated the Commission’s Anti-Manipulation Rule. To resolve the matter, … Continue reading FERC Approves Largest Enforcement Settlement In Nearly Four Years

#Fed s Respond to Allegations in Historic Lawsuit: #Fossil_Fuel Emissions Put Humans on ‘Dangerous Path

Feds Respond to Allegations in Historic Lawsuit: Fossil Fuel Emissions Put Humans on ‘Dangerous Path On Jan. 13, the federal government filed its answer to youth plaintiffs’ complaint in Juliana v. United States. In their answer, the federal defendants make several admissions to their long-standing knowledge of climate change danger and to today’s knowledge on … Continue reading #Fed s Respond to Allegations in Historic Lawsuit: #Fossil_Fuel Emissions Put Humans on ‘Dangerous Path

Federal judge rules #IID lawsuit against CAISO can move forward

Federal judge rules IID lawsuit against CAISO can move forward SAN DIEGO — A federal judge has ruled that the Imperial Irrigation District’s lawsuit alleging monopolistic practices by the California Independent System Operator can move forward. The ruling from United States District Court Judge Anthony J. Battaglia came Monday. CAISO had filed a motion to … Continue reading Federal judge rules #IID lawsuit against CAISO can move forward

Implications for the Power Sector of Recent Rulings by U.S. Supreme Court and FERC

Implications for the Power Sector of Recent Rulings by U.S. Supreme Court and FERC One of the most important issues currently facing the power industry is the potential conflict between federal and state roles in power supply planning. Two recent developments at the federal level bear directly on this issue. First, on April 19th, in … Continue reading Implications for the Power Sector of Recent Rulings by U.S. Supreme Court and FERC

Supreme Court to Hear State/Federal Electric Power Cases

Supreme Court to Hear State/Federal Electric Power Cases The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) agreed to hear an appeal of a case to further clarify the authority states have to encourage selective intrastate electric power production in the face of interstate competition regulated by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). This is the … Continue reading Supreme Court to Hear State/Federal Electric Power Cases