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Joint Boards


Docket No. AD05-13-000

On September 30, 2005, the Commission issued an order convening regional joint boards pursuant to section 1298 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005, which added section 223 to the Federal Power Act (FPA).

This section requires the Commission to convene joint boards on a regional basis pursuant to FPA section 209 "to study the issue of security constrained economic dispatch for the various market regions," "to consider issues relevant to what constitutes 'security constrained economic dispatch' and how such a mode of operating.affects or enhances the reliability and affordability of service," and "to make recommendations to the Commission."

It also requires the Commission to designate a member of the Commission to chair and participate as a member of each joint board and to issue a report to Congress regarding the recommendations of the joint boards on or before August 7, 2006.

The Commission has established a May 2, 2006 deadline for the regional boards to submit recommendations to FERC.

Joint Boards:

Report to Congress: Security Constrained Economic Dispatch PDF

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Chair: FERC Chairman Joseph T. Kelliher
Vice Chair: North Carolina Commissioner Sam J. Ervin, IV FERC Staff:
Sarah McKinley sarah.mckinley@ferc.gov, 202-502-8004
Bud Earley wilbur.earley@ferc.gov
Jignasa Gadani jignasa.gadani@ferc.gov
Thanh Luong thanh.luong@ferc.gov

Meetings:
  • Meeting of the South Joint Board, February 12, 2006, Washington, DC Event Details
  • Initial Meeting of the South Joint Board, November 13, 2005, Palm Springs, CA Event Details
 
Chair: FERC Commissioner Suedeen Kelly
Vice Chair: Idaho Commissioner Marsha H. Smith FERC Staff:
Sarah McKinley sarah.mckinley@ferc.gov, 202-502-8004
Bud Earley wilbur.earley@ferc.gov
William Meroney william.meroney@ferc.gov
Thanh Luong thanh.luong@ferc.gov

Meetings:
  • Meeting of the West Joint Board, February 13, 2006, Washington, DC Event Details
  • Initial Meeting of the West Joint Board, November 13, 2005, Palm Springs, CA Event Details

 
Chair: FERC Commissioner Nora Mead Brownell
Vice Chairs: Massachusetts Chairman Paul G. Afonso, New York Chairman William M. Flynn FERC Staff:
Sarah McKinley sarah.mckinley@ferc.gov, 202-502-8004
Bud Earley wilbur.earley@ferc.gov
Jignasa Gadani jignasa.gadani@ferc.gov
Bill Meroney william.meroney@ferc.gov

Meetings:
  • Meeting of the Northeast Joint Board, February 13, 2006, Washington, DC Event Details
  • Initial Meeting of the Northeast Joint Board, November 29, 2005, Boston, MA Event Details
 
Chair: FERC Commissioner Nora Mead Brownell
Vice Chairs: Illinois Commissioner Kevin K. Wright, Maryland Chairman Kenneth D. Schisler FERC Staff:
Sarah McKinley sarah.mckinley@ferc.gov, 202-502-8004
Bud Earley wilbur.earley@ferc.gov
Jignasa Gadani jignasa.gadani@ferc.gov
Thanh Luong thanh.luong@ferc.gov

Meetings:
  • Meeting of the PJM/MISO Joint Board, February 12, 2006, Washington, DC Event Details
  • Initial Meeting of the PJM/MISO Joint Board, November 21, 2005, Chicago, IL Event Details


CONTACT
Sarah McKinley
Telephone: 202-502-8004
Email: sarah.mckinley@ferc.gov
 
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Updated: June 28, 2010