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  • Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act of 2013 Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act of 2013
    On August 9, 2013, President Obama signed into law the "Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act of 2013". The act promotes small hydroelectric and conduit hydropower projects, authorizes FERC to extend preliminary permit periods, and promotes hydropower development at nonpowered dams and closed-loop pumped storage projects. Read More
  • Order No. 1000 - Transmission Planning and Cost Allocation Order No. 1000 - Transmission Planning and Cost Allocation
    Order No. 1000 enhances the ability of the transmission grid to support wholesale power markets and ensure transmission services are provided at just
    and reasonable rates for the benefit of consumers. Read More
  • Small/Low-impact Hydropower Small/Low-impact Hydropower
    Small/Low-impact hydropower facilities can be developed at existing, non-powered dams and within existing water infrastructure like water supply pipelines, tunnels, flumes, and aqueducts. Read More
  • Integration of Renewables Integration of Renewables
    The Commission pursues market reforms to allow all resources, including renewable energy resources, to compete in jurisdictional markets on a level playing field. Read More
  • Hydrokinetic
    Hydrokinetic
    Projects that generate electricity from waves or directly from the flow of water in ocean currents, tides, or inland waterways.
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  • Transmission Transmission
    The Commission takes action to bolster investment in the nation's transmission infrastructure, and to promote electric power reliability and lower costs for consumers by reducing transmission congestion. Read More
  • Hydropower Hydropower
    The Commission issues licenses for the construction of new projects; continuing operations of an existing project (relicensing); and oversees all ongoing project operations, including dam safety inspections and environmental monitoring. Read More
  • Natural Gas Natural Gas
    The Commission regulates pipeline, storage, LNG, facility construction, and regulates natural gas transportation in interstate commerce. The Commission establishes rates for services and issues certificates for construction and operations of interstate pipelines and storage facilities. Read More
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April 16, 2014 - FERC to Convene a Technical Conference on the Reliability of the Bulk-Power System on June 10, 2014 Notice PDF | Event Details

April 10, 2014 - Acting Chairman Cheryl A. LaFleur and Commissioner Philip D. Moeller testimony before the Senate Energy & Natural Resources Committee Acting Chairman LaFleur’s Testimony PDF | Commissioner Moeller’s Testimony PDF | Event Details

April 9, 2014 - Statement by Acting Chairman LaFleur on IG Review of Internal Controls for Protecting Non-Public Information Read More | Management Alert External

April 1, 2014 - The EQR System is now live.

April 1, 2014 - Winter 2013–2014 Operations and Market Performance in Regional Transmission Organizations and Independent System Operators Staff Presentation PDF | Event Details

March 28, 2014 - FERC Staff to Convene a Technical Conference On Increasing Real-Time And Day-Ahead Market Efficiency Through Improved Software on June 23-25, 2014 (AD10-12-005) Notice PDF | Event Details

March 28, 2014 - FERC Staff Issues Final Environmental Impact Statement on Sierrita Pipeline Project (CP13-73 and CP13-74) Read More

March 20, 2014 - Commissioner Clark's Statement on Securing Electric Grid Reliability Read More

March 20, 2014 - FERC Staff Issues Quarterly Update on Gas-Electric Coordination Report PDF

March 20, 2014 - Item A-3: FERC Staff Presents 2013 State of the Markets PDF

March 20, 2014 - Item M-1, M-2 & M-3: FERC Proposes Reforms to Improve Gas-Electric Coordination News Release | Commissioners' Statements: Norris | M-1 NOPR PDF | M-2 Paper Hearing Order PDF | M-3 Show Cause Order PDF

March 20, 2014 - Item H-1: FERC Issues Pilot License For Tidal Project in Puget Sound News Release | Presentation PDF | License PDF

March 20, 2014 - Item E-7: FERC Refines Bulk Electric System Definition to Bolster Reliability News Release | Order PDF

March 20, 2014 - FERC Staff Issues Energy Infrastructure Update for February 2014 Report PDF | FERC Staff Reports

March 14, 2014 - FERC Staff Issues Draft Environmental Impact Statement on Freeport LNG (CP12-29 and CP12-509) Read More

March 12, 2014 - Statement by Acting Chairman Cheryl A. LaFleur on Publication of Wall Street Journal Article About Grid Security Read More

March 7, 2014 - FERC Directs Development of Physical Security Standards News Release | Order PDF

March 5, 2014 - CFTC, FERC Implement Information Sharing MOU; Create Interagency Surveillance and Data Analytics Working Group News Release PDF

March 4, 2014 - FERC submits FY 2015 Congressional Performance Budget Request and FY 2014 – FY 2018 Strategic Plan Budget Request PDF | Strategic Plan PDF

March 4, 2014 – FERC Staff to Convene a Technical Conference on the Revisions to Electric Quarterly Report (EQR) Filing Process on March 26, 2014 Notice PDF | Event Details



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