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    American Electric Power Service Corp., et al. v. FERC, Nos. 03-1223, et al. (D.C. Cir., filed Aug. 1, 2003).

      Conditional acceptance of proposals by the various Alliance Companies to join either the Midwest ISO or PJM. Alliance Cos., et al., 100 FERC ¶ 61,137 PDF (2002), order on reh'g, 103 FERC ¶ 61,274 PDF (2003).
      FERC Docket No. ER03-765
      Assigned to: Beth Pacella
      Status: motions for voluntary dismissal granted on 1/7/2014, No. 11-1461 in abeyance


    American Electric Power Service Corp., et al. v. FERC, Nos. 04-1017, et al. (D.C. Cir., filed Jan. 14, 2004 and later)

      Rates for regional “through and out” service between Midwest ISO and PJM. Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, et al., 104 FERC ¶ 61,105 PDF (2003), order on reh'g, 105 FERC ¶ 61,212 PDF (2003).
      FERC Docket Nos. EL02-111, et al.
      Assigned to: Beth Pacella
      Status: consolidated with Nos. 03-1223, et al.; motions for voluntary dismissal granted on 1/7/2014, No. 11-1461 in abeyance


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    Big Bog Energy, LP, et al. v. FERC, No. 11-1345 (D.C. Cir. filed 9/23/2011)

      Determinations not to allow Dispatchable Intermittent Resources to revert back to Intermittent Resource status, and involving real-time revenue sufficiency guarantee charges imposed by the Midwest ISO. Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, Inc., 134 FERC ¶ 61,141 PDF (2011), reh’g denied, 136 FERC ¶ 61,100 PDF (2011).
      FERC Docket No. ER11-1991
      Assigned to: Jennifer Amerkhail
      Status: consolidated with D.C. Cir. 06-1423, et al. 12/13/2011; in abeyance


    Big Bog Energy, LP, et al. v. FERC No. 12-1131 (D.C. Cir. filed 3/5/2012)

      Dismissal of notice of non-compliance, and denial of rehearing request, concerning Midwest ISO’s imposition of Revenue Sufficiency Guarantee charges on virtual demand bids. Ameren Services Co., et al. v. Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, 138 FERC ¶ 61,039 PDF (2012).
      FERC Docket No. EL07-86, et al.
      Assigned to: Jennifer Amerkhail
      Status: in abeyance; consolidated with other RSG appeals


    BNP Paribas Energy Trading GP (f/k/a Fortis Energy Mrktg. & Trading GP) v. FERC No. 12-1242 (D.C. Cir. filed 6/1/2012)

      Allocation of Transco’s cost of purchasing base gas in storage, needed to pressurize the reservoir to support top gas entitlements, between historic and new shippers. Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Corp., Opinion No. 507, 130 FERC ¶ 61,043 PDF (2010), order on reh'g, Opinion No. 507-A, 139 FERC ¶ 61,002, PDF (2012).
      FERC Docket No. RP06-569, et al.
      Assigned to: Samuel Soopper
      Status: oral argument 11/8/2013


    Bonneville Power Admin., et al. v. FERC No. 13-72917, et al. (9th Cir. filed 8/21/2013)

      Order granting petition filed by owners of wind facilities that Bonneville’s Redispatch Policy offers non-comparable transmission service that favors federal hydroelectric resources. Iberdrola Renewables, Inc., et al. v. Bonneville Power Admin., 137 FERC ¶ 61,185 PDF (2011), reh’g denied, 141 FERC ¶ 61,233 PDF (2012), reh’g denied, 143 FERC ¶ 61,274 PDF (2013).
      FERC Docket No. ER11-4336
      Assigned to: Beth Pacella
      Status: briefing; consolidated with earlier appeals


    Brandywine Conservancy, et al. v. FERC, Nos. 10-1028, et al. (D.C. Cir. filed 2/12/2010 and later)

      Authorizations to site, construct, and operate a liquefied natural gas terminal in Baltimore County, MD, and to construct and operate a 88-mile-long pipeline to transport LNG from LNG terminal to Eagle, PA. AES Sparrows Point LNG, LLC, and Mid-Atlantic Express, LLC,126 FERC ¶ 61,019 PDF (2009), order on reh’g, clar. and stay, 129 FERC ¶ 61,245 PDF (2009), Errata Notice PDF.
      FERC Docket No. CP07-62 through -65
      Assigned to: Samuel Soopper
      Status: motion to dismiss filed 1/10/2014


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    California Independent System Operator Corp. v. FERC, No. 12-1027 (D.C. Cir. filed 1/13/2012)

      Tariff revisions proposed by California ISO relating to interconnection requirements applicable to large asynchronous generators (primarily wind and solar photovoltaic resources). California Indep. Sys. Op. Corp., 132 FERC ¶ 61,196 DOC (2010), order on reh’g and compl., 137 FERC ¶ 61,143 PDF (2011).
      FERC Docket No. ER10-1706
      Assigned to: Carol Banta
      Status: in abeyance


    California Independent System Operator Corp. v. FERC No. 13-1251 (D.C. Cir. filed 9/16/2013)

      California ISO’s compliance filing to implement demand response cost allocation requirements of Order No. 745. California Independent System Operator Corp., 137 FERC ¶ 61,217 (2011), reh’g denied, 144 FERC ¶ 61,046 (2013).
      FERC Docket No. ER11-4100
      Assigned to: Holly Cafer
      Status: in abeyance


    California Public Utilities Commission v. FERC No. 13-74361 (9th Cir. filed 12/18/2013)

      Denial of interlocutory appeal of ALJ’s decision not to hold FERC proceeding in abeyance, concerning recovery of wildfire costs from ratepayers, until decision in CPUC proceeding. San Diego Gas & Electric Co., 145 FERC ¶ 61,136 (2013), rejecting rehearing of decision not to hear interlocutory appeal.
      FERC Docket No. ER12-2454
      Assigned to: Jennifer Amerkhail
      Status: motions


    City of Anaheim, Cal., et al. v. FERC, No. 11-1442 (D.C. Cir. filed 11/14/2011)

      Order characterizing South of Lugo Transmission Path as a zonal, rather than local, constraint, spreading costs to all utilities in the SP-15 zone, not just to Southern California Edison, but also to municipals.  California Indep. System Operator Corp.; Pacific Gas and Electric Co. v. California ISO, 121 FERC ¶ 61,193 PDF (2007), reh’g denied, 136 FERC ¶ 61,197 PDF (2011).
      FERC Docket No. ER04-835, et al.
      Assigned to: Karin Larson
      Status: petition denied 11/5/2013


    City of Holland, Michigan Board of Public Works v. FERC No. 13-1306 (D.C. Cir. filed 12/16/2013)

      Finding that Holland’s facilities are part of the bulk electric system and properly part of the NERC compliance registry. City of Holland, Michigan, 139 FERC ¶ 61,055 (2012), reh’g denied, 145 FERC ¶ 61,054 (2013).
      FERC Docket No. RC11-5
      Assigned to: Holly Cafer
      Status: in abeyance


    ConocoPhillips Co. v. FERC No. 13-1144 (D.C. Cir. filed 4/22/2013)

      Complaint that Texas Eastern failed to take into account turned back capacity in developing a proposed expansion project. ConocoPhillips Co. v. Texas Eastern Transmission Co., LP, 141 FERC ¶ 61,071 PDF (2012), reh’g denied, 142 FERC ¶ 61,123 PDF (2013).
      FERC Docket No. RP13-128
      Assigned to: Lisa Luftig
      Status: in abeyance


    Continental Airlines, Inc., et al. v. FERC and United States of America, No. 11-1479, et al. (D.C. Cir. filed 12/27/2011 and later)

      Opinion, after hearing and ALJ initial decision, addressing reasonableness of increased rates for shipment on SFPP’s West Line; various cost of service rate issues. SFPP, L.P., Opinion 511, 134 FERC ¶ 61,121 PDF (2011), order on reh’g and compl., Opinion 511-A, 137 FERC ¶ 61,220 PDF (2011).
      FERC Docket No. IS08-390
      Assigned to: Karin Larson
      Status: in abeyance


    Crescent Bar Condominium Master Ass’n and Crescent Bar Recreational Vehicle Homeowners Ass’n v. FERC No. 13-73971(9th Cir. filed 11/15/2013)

      Approval of shoreline management plan for Priest Rapids Project; determination that licensee is not required to permit private uses (including private leasing) of project lands. Pub. Util. Dist. No. 2 of Grant County, Wash., 143 FERC ¶ 61,046 (2013), reh'g denied, 144 FERC ¶ 61,210 (2013).
      FERC Docket No. P-2114
      Assigned to: Jennifer Amerkhail
      Status: briefing


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    DC Energy, LLC, et al. v. FERC No. 13-1240 (D.C. Cir. filed 9/9/2013)

      Denial of complaint opposing PJM’s plan to retroactively bill complainants for balancing operating reserve charges that were inappropriately avoided by reporting to PJM certain DC Energy transactions as internal bilateral transactions under PJM tariff. DC Energy, LLC, et al. v. PJM Interconnection, L.L.C., 138 FERC ¶ 61,165 (2012), reh’g denied, 144 FERC ¶ 61,024 (2013).
      FERC Docket No. EL12-8
      Assigned to: Jennifer Amerkhail
      Status: briefing


    DC Energy Midwest, LLC v. FERC, No. 06-1423 (D.C. Cir. filed 12/22/2007)

      Order on proposed revisions to Midwest ISO Tariff (TEMT) to amend and clarify provisions of its real-time revenue sufficiency guarantee. Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, Inc., 115 FERC ¶ 61,108 PDF (2006), order on reh'g, 117 FERC ¶ 61,113 PDF (2006).
      FERC Docket No. ER04-691
      Assigned to: Jennifer Amerkhail
      Status: in abeyance


    DC Energy Midwest, LLC, et al. v. FERC, Nos. 09-1189, et al. (D.C. Cir. filed 7/1/2009 and later)

      Complaints regarding allocation of Revenue Sufficiency Guarantee charges to market participants under Midwest ISO tariff. Ameren Services Co., et al. v. Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, 125 FERC ¶ 61,161 PDF (2008), order on reh'g, 127 FERC ¶ 61,121 PDF (2009).
      FERC Docket No. EL07-86, et al.
      Assigned to: Jennifer Amerkhail
      Status: in abeyance; related to D.C. Cir. No. 09-1006, et al.


    Delaware Riverkeeper Network, et al. v. FERC No. 13-1015 and 13-1016 (D.C. Cir. filed 1/22/2013 and later)

      Certificate of public convenience and necessity authorizing Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co. to upgrade existing pipeline system with 40 miles of pipeline looping. Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co., L.L.C., 139 FERC ¶ 61,161 PDF (2012), on reh’g, 142 FERC ¶ 61,025 PDF (2013).
      FERC Docket No. CP11-161
      Assigned to: Karin Larson
      Status: oral argument 2/24/2014


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    E.O.N. U.S. LLC, et al. v. FERC, Nos. 07-1138, et al. (D.C. Cir. filed 5/14/2007)

      Order on proposed revisions to Midwest ISO Tariff (TEMT) to amend and clarify provisions of its real-time revenue sufficiency guarantee. Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, Inc., 115 FERC ¶ 61,108 PDF (2006), order on reh'g, 117 FERC ¶ 61,113 PDF (2006). order on reh'g, 118 FERC ¶ 61,212 PDF (2007).
      FERC Docket No. ER04-691
      Assigned to: Jennifer Amerkhail
      Status: related to D.C. Cir. No. 06-1423; in abeyance


    Edison Mission Energy, Inc., et al. v. FERC, Nos. 09-1006, et al. (D.C. Cir. filed 1/8/2009)

      Complaints regarding allocation of Revenue Sufficiency Guarantee charges to market participants under Midwest ISO tariff. Ameren Services Co., et al. v. Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, 121 FERC ¶ 61,205 PDF (2007), order on reh'g, 125 FERC ¶ 61,162 PDF (2008).
      FERC Docket No. EL07-86, et al.
      Assigned to: Jennifer Amerkhail
      Status: related to D.C. Cir. Nos. 06-1423, et al., in abeyance


    Electric Power Supply Ass’n v. FERC No. 12-1381 (D.C. Cir. filed 9/17/2012)

      Midwest ISO’s compliance filing to implement demand response compensation requirements of Order No. 745. Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, 137 FERC ¶ 61,212 PDF (2011), order on reh’g & compl, 140 FERC ¶ 61,059 DOC (2012).
      FERC Docket No. ER11-4337
      Assigned to: Holly Cafer
      Status: in abeyance


    Electric Power Supply Ass’n v. FERC No. 12-1368 (D.C. Cir. filed 8/27/2012)

      PJM’s compliance filing to implement demand response compensation requirements of Order No. 745. PJM Interconnection, L.L.C., 137 FERC ¶ 61,216 PDF (2011), order on reh’g & compl, 139 FERC ¶ 61,256 PDF (2012).
      FERC Docket No. ER11-4106
      Assigned to: Holly Cafer
      Status: in abeyance


    Electric Power Supply Ass’n and New England Power Generators Ass’n v. FERC, No. 12-1306 (D.C. Cir. filed 7/16/2012)

      ISO New England’s compliance filing to implement demand response compensation requirements of Order No. 745. ISO New England, Inc., 138 FERC ¶ 61,042 PDF (2012), reh’g denied, 139 FERC ¶ 61,116 PDF (2012).
      FERC Docket No. ER11-4336
      Assigned to: Holly Cafer
      Status: in abeyance


    Electric Power Supply Ass’n, et al. v. FERC, No. 11-1486, et al. (D.C. Cir. filed 12/23/2011 and later)

      Regulations requiring that demand response provider, participating in an organized wholesale energy market, be compensated at the market (locational marginal) price, when dispatch of demand response resource is cost-effective and can balance supply and demand. Demand Response Compensation in Organized Wholesale Energy Markets, Order No. 745, 76 Fed. Reg. 16,658 (2011), 134 FERC ¶ 61,187 PDF (2011), order on reh’g & clar., 137 FERC ¶ 61,215 PDF (2011).
      FERC Docket No. RM10-17
      Assigned to: Holly Cafer
      Status: oral argument 9/23/2013


    Enterprise Products Partners L.P. & Enbridge Inc. v. FERC and United States of America No. 12-1222 (D.C. Cir. filed 5/10/2012)

      Denial of application to charge market-based rates on planned reversal of Seaway Crude Pipeline system, from Oklahoma to Gulf Coast. Enterprise Products Partners L.P. and Enbridge Inc., 139 FERC ¶ 61,099 PDF (2012).
      FERC Docket No. OR12-4
      Assigned to: Beth Pacella
      Status: in abeyance


    Enterprise TE Products Pipeline Co. v. FERC and United States of America No. 13-1305 (D.C. Cir. filed 12/13/2013)

      Order granting in part complaints, alleging that Enterprise has violated a settlement by no longer accepting nominations for the transportation of jet fuel or distillates, and establishing limited hearing on the issue of damages. CHS Inc., et al. v. Enterprise TE Products Pipeline Co., LLC; Chevron Products Co. v. Enterprise TE Products Pipeline Co., LLC, 145 FERC ¶ 61,056 (2013).
      FERC Docket No. OR13-25, et al.
      Assigned to: Lisa Luftig
      Status: in abeyance


    EPIC Merchant Energy, L.P., et al. v. FERC, No. 08-1395 (D.C. Cir. filed 12/23/2008)

      Order on compliance filing regarding allocation of real-time Revenue Sufficiency Guarantee costs. Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, Inc., 121 FERC ¶ 61,132 PDF (2007), order on reh'g, 125 FERC ¶ 61,156 PDF (2008).
      FERC Docket No. ER04-691
      Assigned to: Jennifer Amerkhail
      Status: in abeyance; consolidated with D.C. Cir. No. 06-1423


    EPIC Merchant Energy, L.P., et al. v. FERC, No. 10-1217 (D.C. Cir. filed 8/2/2010)

      Complaints regarding allocation of Revenue Sufficiency Guarantee charges to market participants under Midwest ISO tariff. Ameren Services Co., et al. v. Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, 124 FERC ¶ 61,173 PDF (2008), reh'g denied, 131 FERC ¶ 61,214 PDF (2010).
      FERC Docket No. EL07-86, et al.
      Assigned to: Jennifer Amerkhail
      Status: in abeyance, consolidated with D.C. Cir. No. 09-1066, et al.


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    FERC v. Idaho Public Utilities Commission, No. 1:13-cv-141 (D. Idaho filed 3/22/2013)

      Complaint filed in U.S. district court against the Idaho Commission seeking injunctive and other relief in light of FERC orders announcing intent to enforce Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 and related regulations permitting a qualifying facility to sell energy pursuant to a legally enforceable obligation. Murphy Flat Power, LLC 141 FERC ¶ 61,145 PDF (2012), Grouse Creek Wind Park, LLC, 142 FERC ¶ 61,187 PDF (2013).
      Docket No. EL12-108, et al.
      Assigned to: Holly Cafer
      Status: motions


    FirstEnergy Service Co. v. FERC, No. 12-1461 (D.C. Cir. filed 11/19/2012)

      PJM allocation to new member (ATSI) a share of the costs of high voltage regional transmission expansion projects that were planned prior to the new member’s integration into PJM. American Transmission Systems, Inc.; FirstEnergy Serv. Co. v. PJM Interconnection, L.L.C., 129 FERC ¶ 61,249 PDF (2009), order on reh’g, 130 FERC ¶ 61,171 PDF (2010), order on reh’g, 140 FERC ¶ 61,226 PDF (2012).
      FERC Docket No. ER09-1589, et al.
      Assigned to: Holly Cafer
      Status: oral argument 12/11/2013


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    Illinois Commerce Commission, et al. v. FERC, Nos. 13-1674, et al. (7th Cir. filed 3/29/2013 and later)

      Order on remand from Illinois Commerce Comm’n v. FERC, 576 F.3d 470 (7th Cir. 2009), regarding cost allocation for transmission facilities that operate at or above 500 kV; affirmation of region-wide, postage stamp allocation for covered facilities planned and approved before Feb. 1, 2013. PJM Interconnection, L.L.C., 138 FERC ¶ 61,230 PDF (2012), on reh’g, 142 FERC ¶ 61,216 PDF (2013).
      FERC Docket No. EL05-121
      Assigned to: Jennifer Amerkhail
      Status: briefing


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    Kern River Gas Transmission Co. v. FERC No. 13-1303 (D.C. Cir. filed 12/13/2013)

      General rate case filing by Kern River; inclusion of Master Limited Partnerships in proxy group for determining rate of return, and various Period I and II rate design issues. Kern River Gas Transmission Co., Opinion No. 486, 117 FERC ¶ 61,077 (2006), on reh'g, 123 FERC ¶ 61,056 (2008), on reh’g, 129 FERC ¶ 61,240 (2009), on reh’g, 133 FERC ¶ 61,162 (2010), on initial decision, 136 FERC ¶ 61,045 (2011), on reh’g, 142 FERC ¶ 61,132 (2013).
      FERC Docket No. RP04-274
      Assigned to: Lona Perry
      Status: briefing; consolidated with D.C. Cir. No. 13-1138 (Aera); earlier appeals dismissed


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    Louisiana Pub. Serv. Comm’n, et al. v. FERC No. 12-1282, et al. (D.C. Cir. filed 7/5/2012)

      Rates to implement bandwidth remedy (rough production cost equalization among Entergy operating companies); various ratemaking issues. Entergy Services, Inc., Opinion No. 505, 130 FERC ¶ 61,023 PDF (2010), order on reh’g & clar, Opinion No. 505-A, 139 FERC ¶ 61,103 PDF (2012).
      FERC Docket No. ER07-956
      Assigned to: Lona Perry
      Status: motions


    Louisiana Public Service Commission v. FERC No. 13-1155 (D.C. Cir. filed 5/2/2013)

      Exercise of discretion not to order refunds for the 15-month period following LPSC complaint, despite FERC finding of improper allocation of costs among Entergy operating companies (improper inclusion of interruptible load in Entergy’s calculation of peak load responsibility). Louisiana Pub. Serv. Comm’n and the City of New Orleans v. Entergy Corp., 129 FERC ¶ 61,237 PDF (2009), amended, 132 FERC ¶ 61,133 PDF (2010), reh’g granted in part, 135 FERC ¶ 61,218 PDF (2011), reh’g denied, 142 FERC ¶ 61,211 PDF (2013).
      FERC Docket No. EL00-66, et al.
      Assigned to: Holly Cafer
      Status: briefing


    Louisiana Public Service Commission v. FERC, Nos. 13-60140 and 13-60141 (5th Cir. filed 3/4/2013)

      Bandwidth calculations and remedies to keep Entergy companies in rough equalization under System Agreement; consideration of depreciation inputs and costs. Entergy Services, Inc., Op. No. 514, 137 FERC ¶ 61,029 PDF (2011), reh’g denied,. Op. No. 514-A 142 FERC ¶ 61,013 PDF (2013); Arkansas Pub. Serv. Comm’n v. Entergy Corp., et al., 128 FERC ¶ 61,020 PDF (2009), reh’g denied, 137 FERC ¶ 61,030 PDF (2011), on reh’g, 142 FERC ¶ 61,012 PDF (2013).
      FERC Docket No. ER08-1056, et al.
      Assigned to: Carol Banta
      Status: oral argument 3/10/2014


    Louisiana Public Service Commission v. FERC No. 13-60874 (5th Cir. filed 12/10/2013)

      Implementation of bandwidth remedy based on calendar year 2008 data – third annual bandwidth proceeding; consideration of various inputs to formula. Entergy Services, Inc., Op. No. 518, 139 FERC ¶ 61,105 (2012), order on reh’g & clar., 145 FERC ¶ 61,047 (2013).
      FERC Docket No. ER09-1224
      Assigned to: Carol Banta
      Status: briefing


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    Michigan Electric Transmission Co., LLC v. FERC No. 13-1185 (D.C. Cir. filed 5/17/2013)

      Cancellation of interconnection agreement between Consumers Energy and Midland Cogeneration, entered into in 1988 but not filed until 2010; hearing on time-value refunds and effective date for cancellation. Consumers Energy Co., 139 FERC ¶ 61,014 PDF (2012), order on reh’g, 142 FERC ¶ 61,193 PDF (2013).
      FERC Docket No. ER12-420
      Assigned to: Carol Banta
      Status: in abeyance


    Midland Cogeneration Venture Limited Partnership v. FERC No. 12-1224 (D.C. Cir. filed 5/18/2012)

      Interconnection between Consumers Energy and Midland Cogeneration and assignment of Consumers’ transmission responsibilities to Michigan Electric; disputed filing and payment obligations. Michigan Electric Transmission Co., LLC, 138 FERC ¶ 61,203 PDF, (2012); Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator and Consumers Energy Co., 138 FERC ¶ 61,204 PDF (2012)
      FERC Docket No. ER11-136, et al.
      Assigned to: Carol Banta
      Status: appeal dismissed in part and remainder held in abeyance 8/21/2012


    Midland Power Cooperative and National Rural Electric Cooperative Ass’n v. FERC No. 13-1184 (D.C. Cir. filed 5/17/2013)

      Finding that Midland’s disconnection of service to the qualifying wind facility owned and operated by the Sweckers, over disagreement as to Midland’s avoided costs for purchasing the output of the facility, is inconsistent with Midland’s obligations under PURPA. Gregory and Beverly Swecker v. Midland Power Coop., 137 FERC ¶ 61,200 PDF (2011), reh’g denied, 142 FERC ¶ 61,207 PDF (2013).
      FERC Docket No. EL11-39
      Assigned to: Lisa Luftig
      Status: briefing


    Minisink Residents for Environmental Preservation and Safety, et al. v. FERC, No. 12-1481 (D.C. Cir. filed 12/19/2012)

      Certificate of public convenience and necessity authorizing Millennium Pipeline to construct and operate compressor station and related facilities in the Town of Minisink, New York. Millennium Pipeline Co., 140 FERC ¶ 61,045 DOC (2012), reh’g denied, 141 FERC ¶ 61,198 PDF (2012).
      FERC Docket No. CP11-515
      Assigned to: Karin Larson
      Status: briefing


    Missouri Pub. Serv. Comm’n v. FERC No. 13-1278 (D.C. Cir. filed 11/13/2013)

      Order on remand from Missouri Pub. Serv. Comm’n v. FERC, 601 F.3d 581 (D.C. Cir. 2010), concerning FERC’s decision to allow MoGas Pipeline to include full purchase price of certain pipeline assets (including amount in excess of book value) in rate base, based on showing of ratepayer benefits. Missouri Interstate Gas Co., et al., 142 FERC ¶ 61,195 (2013), reh’g denied, 144 FERC ¶ 61,220 (2013).
      FERC Docket No. CP06-407
      Assigned to: Carol Banta
      Status: briefing


    Myersville Citizens for a Rural Community, Inc., et al. v. FERC No. 13-1219 (D.C. Cir. filed 7/12/2013)

      Order granting certificate to Dominion to construct and operate new natural gas facilities, including compressor station in Myersville, Maryland. Dominion Transmission, Inc., 141 FERC ¶ 61,240 PDF (2012), reh’g denied, 143 FERC ¶ 61,148 PDF (2013).
      FERC Docket No. CP12-72
      Assigned to: Karin Larson
      Status: briefing


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    National Fuel Gas Distribution Corp. v. FERC No. 12-1261 (D.C. Cir. filed 6/15/2012)

      Approval of settlement resolving rate issues and addressing merits of certain non-rate issues for pipeline transportation and storage service, including scheduling priority and service interruptions. Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co., 135 FERC ¶ 61,208 DOC (2011), order on reh’g & tariff records, 139 FERC ¶ 61,050, PDF (2012)
      FERC Docket No. RP11-1566
      Assigned to: Robert Kennedy
      Status: in abeyance



    Nebraska Public Power District v. FERC No. 13-1181 (D.C. Cir. filed 5/17/2013)

      Conditional acceptance of proposal by Southwest Power Pool to revise its open access transmission tariff to implement an Integrated Marketplace. Southwest Power Pool, Inc., 141 FERC ¶ 61,048 PDF (2012), order on reh’g, 142 FERC ¶ 61,205 PDF (2013).
      FERC Docket No. ER12-1179
      Assigned to: Karin Larson
      Status: motions


    New Energy Capital Partners, LLC v. FERC No. 13-1277 (D.C. Cir. filed 11/8/2013)

      Denial of late intervention in relicensing proceeding for Yadkin Hydroelectric Project in North Carolina. Alcoa Power Generating Inc., 144 FERC ¶ 61,218 (2013) (denying rehearing of May 30, 2013 notice denying late intervention).
      FERC Docket No. P-2197
      Assigned to: Holly Cafer
      Status: in abeyance


    New England Power Generators Ass’n, et al. v. FERC, No. 12-1060, et al. (D.C. Cir. filed 1/27/2012 and later)



    New Jersey Board of Public Utilities, et al. v. FERC, Nos. 11-4245, et al. (3rd Cir. filed 11/25/2011 and later)

      Acceptance of PJM’s Minimum Offer Price Rule, imposing a minimum offer screen to determine whether an offer from a new resource is competitive, and designed to ensure that all new resources are offered on a competitive basis without exercise of market power.  PJM Interconnection, L.L.C., et al., 135 FERC ¶ 61,022 PDF (2011), order on compl. and reh’g,137 FERC ¶ 61,145 PDF (2011).
      FERC Docket No. ER11-2875, et al.
      Assigned to: Carol Banta
      Status: oral argument 9/11/2013


    NO Gas Pipeline, et al. v. FERC, Nos. 12-1470, et al. (D.C. Cir. filed 12/5/2012 and later)

      Certificate of public convenience and necessity authorizing Texas Eastern and Algonquin, wholly-owned subsidiaries of Spectra Energy, to construct and operate New Jersey-New York Expansion Project, to increase firm transportation service to the New York City metropolitan area. Texas Eastern Transmission, LP and Algonquin Gas Transmission, LLC, 139 FERC ¶ 61,138 PDF (2012), reh’g denied, 141 FERC ¶ 61,043 PDF (2012).
      FERC Docket No. CP11-56
      Assigned to: Jennifer Amerkhail
      Status: oral argument 2/13/2014


    North Carolina Utilities Commission v. FERC No. 12-1881 (4th Cir. filed 7/20/2012)

      Transmission rate incentives, awarding a return on equity adder to base ROE for 11 transmission enhancement projects. Virginia Electric and Power Co., 124 FERC ¶ 61,207 PDF (2008), reh’g denied, 139 FERC ¶ 61,143 PDF (2012).
      FERC Docket No. ER08-1207
      Assigned to: Lona Perry
      Status: FERC orders affirmed 1/24/2014


    Northern Laramie Range Alliance v. FERC No. 12-9567 (10th Cir. filed 7/24/2012)

      Denial of request that FERC revoke qualifying facility status of two wind facilities; whether facilities are close enough together to warrant consideration collectively for purpose of 80 MW size limit. Northern Laramie Range Alliance; Pioneer Wind Park I and II, 138 FERC ¶ 61,171 PDF (2012), reh’g denied, 139 FERC ¶ 61,190 PDF (2012).
      FERC Docket No. EL11-51, et al.
      Assigned to: Karin Larson
      Status: dismissed 10/22/2013


    Northwest Requirements Utilities, et al. v. FERC, Nos. 13-70391, et al. (9th Cir. filed 2/1/2013 and later)

      Order granting petition filed by owners of wind facilities that Bonneville’s Redispatch Policy offers non-comparable transmission service that favors federal hydroelectric resources. Iberdrola Renewables, Inc., et al. v. Bonneville Power Administration, 137 FERC ¶ 61,185 PDF (2011), reh’g denied, 141 FERC ¶ 61,233 PDF (2012).
      FERC Docket No. EL11-44
      Assigned to: Beth Pacella
      Status: briefing


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    Otter Tail Corp., et al. v. FERC, Nos. 08-1002, et al. (D.C. Cir. filed 1/4/2008)

      Order on proposed revisions to Midwest ISO Tariff (TEMT) to amend and clarify provisions of its real-time revenue sufficiency guarantee. Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, Inc., 115 FERC ¶ 61,108 PDF (2006), order on reh'g, 117 FERC ¶ 61,113 PDF (2006), order on reh'g, 118 FERC ¶ 61,212 PDF (2007), order on reh'g, 121 FERC ¶ 61,131 PDF (2007).
      FERC Docket No. ER04-691
      Assigned to: Jennifer Amerkhail
      Status: in abeyance; consolidated with D.C. Cir. No. 06-1423


    Otter Tail Power Co., et al. v. FERC, Nos. 09-1209, et al. (D.C. Cir. filed 7/24/2009 and later)

      Order on proposed revisions to Midwest ISO Tariff to amend and clarify provisions of its real-time Revenue Sufficiency Guarantee; order on compliance filing regarding allocation of real-time RSG costs. Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, et al. ,115 FERC ¶ 61,108 PDF (2006), on reh'g, 117 FERC ¶ 61,113 PDF (2006), on reh'g, 118 FERC ¶ 61,212 PDF (2007), on reh'g, 121 FERC ¶ 61,131 PDF (2007); on compl., 121 FERC ¶ 61,132 PDF (2007), on reh'g, 125 FERC ¶ 61,156 PDF (2008), on reh'g, 127 FERC ¶ 61,241 PDF (2009).
      FERC Docket No. ER04-691, et al.
      Assigned to: Jennifer Amerkhail
      Status: in abeyance; related to D.C. Cir. No. 06-1423, et al.


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    Panhandle Eastern Pipe Line Co., LP v. FERC No. 13-1197 (D.C. Cir. filed 6/14/2013)

      Requirement to revise tariff to provide reservation charge credits when firm service is curtailed. Panhandle Eastern Pipe Line Co., LP, 138 FERC ¶ 61,245 PDF (2012), order on reh’g & compl., 143 FERC ¶ 61,041 PDF (2013).
      FERC Docket No. RP12-455
      Assigned to: Robert Kennedy
      Status: in abeyance


    People of the State of New York and the Pub. Serv. Comm’n of New York v. FERC, No. 13-2316 (2nd Cir. filed 6/12/2013)

      Approval of modifications to definition of “bulk electric system” developed by NERC, and approval of procedures to add or remove facilities from the bulk electric system on a case-by-case basis. Revision to Electric Reliability Organization Definition of Bulk Electric System and Rules of Procedure, Order No. 773, 141 FERC ¶ 61,236 PDF (2012), order on reh’g and clar., 143 FERC ¶ 61,053 PDF (2013).
      FERC Docket No. RM12-6, et al.
      Assigned to: Holly Cafer
      Status: motions


    Pioneer Trail Wind Farm, LLC and Settlers Trail Wind Farm, LLC v. FERC No. 13-2326 (7th Cir. filed 6/17/2013)

      Interconnection of wind facilities to transmission network and cost responsibility for network upgrades. Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, Inc., 135 FERC ¶ 61,222 PDF (2011), order on reh’g & clar., 143 FERC ¶ 61,050 PDF (2013).
      FERC Docket No. ER11-3326, et al.
      Assigned to: Holly Cafer
      Status: in abeyance


    PSEG Cos., PPL Cos. and Exelon Cos. v. FERC No. 12-1382 (D.C. Cir. filed 9/17/2012)

      Transmission planning under PJM-administered tariff; eligibility of non-incumbent transmission owners to build economic expansion projects, receiving cost-based or cost-of-service compensation, under PJM Regional Transmission Expansion Plan (RTEP) procedures. Primary Power, LLC, 131 FERC ¶ 61,015 DOC (2010), order on reh’g, 140 FERC ¶ 61,052 DOC (2012); Central Transmission, LLC v. PJM Interconnection, L.L.C., 131 FERC ¶ 61,243 PDF (2010), order on reh’g, 140 FERC ¶ 61,053 DOC (2012).
      FERC Docket No. ER10-253, et al.
      Assigned to: Lona Perry
      Status: oral argument 1/7/2014


    Public Service Commission of the State of New York, et al. v. FERC, Nos. 08-1366, et al. (D.C. Cir. filed 11/21/2008 and later)

      Conditional approval of NY ISO proposals to strengthen market mitigation in New York City (in-city) installed capacity market. New York Independent System Operator, Inc., 122 FERC ¶ 61,211 PDF (2008), order on reh'g & compl., 124 FERC ¶ 61,301 PDF (2008).
      FERC Docket No. EL07-39, et al.
      Assigned to: Jennifer Amerkhail
      Status: in abeyance


    Public Service Elec. and Gas Co., et al. v. FERC, Nos. 07-1210, et al. (D.C. Cir. filed 6/18/2007 and later)

      Complaint proceeding concerning two 1970s-era contracts providing for PSE&G to receive up to 1000 MW of power from ConEd in upstate New York and to redeliver same amount of power to ConEd in New York City; protocols governing each party's responsibilities in performing contractual wheeling. Consolidated Edison Co. of New York v. Public Service Electric and Gas Co., Op. 476, 108 FERC ¶ 61,120 PDF (2004), order on reh'g and inform. reports, 119 FERC ¶ 61,070 PDF and 61,071 PDF (2007), reh'g denied, 120 FERC ¶ 61,161 PDF (2007).
      FERC Docket No. EL02-23
      Assigned to: Lona Perry
      Status: dismissed 12/26/2013


    Public Utilities Commission of the State of California, et al. v. FERC, Nos. 01-71051, et al., and Nos. 01-71934, et al. (9th Cir., filed June 29, 2001 and later)

      Numerous petitioners challenge various aspects of the Commission's market mitigation and monitoring plan for the California and Western wholesale electricity markets. San Diego Gas & Elec. Co., et al., 93 FERC ¶ 61,294 [TIF] (2000); 95 FERC ¶ 61,115 PDF (2001); 95 FERC ¶ 61,418 [TIF] (2001); 96 FERC ¶ 61,120 [TIF] (2001); 97 FERC ¶ 61,275 PDF (2001); 99 FERC ¶ 61,160 PDF (2002).
      FERC Docket Nos. EL00-95, et al., and many later orders.
      Assigned to: Robert Solomon
      Status: Subject to complex case management in the 9th Circuit; proceedings grouped into different phases and held in abeyance until briefing.


    Public Utility District of Snohomish County, Wash. v. FERC, No. 11-1308 [D.C. Cir., was 9th Cir. No. 11-71366 filed 5/12/2011]

      Direction to Electric Reliability Organization to revise the definition of the term “bulk electric system” through the ERO’s Reliability Standards Development Process to address the Commission’s policy and technical concerns and ensure that the definition encompasses all facilities necessary for operating an interconnected electric transmission network. Revision to Electric Reliability Organization Definition of Bulk Electric System, Order No. 743, 133 FERC ¶ 61,150 PDF (2010), order on reh’g, 134 FERC ¶ 61,210 PDF (2011).
      FERC Docket No. RM09-18
      Assigned to: Lona Perry
      Status: in abeyance


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    R. Gordon Gooch v. FERC No. 13-1148 (D.C. Cir. filed 4/30/2013)

      Dismissal of complaint challenging Colonial’s alleged over-recovery of revenues for transportation of petroleum products. R. Gordon Gooch v. Colonial Pipeline Co., 142 FERC ¶ 61,220 PDF (2013).
      FERC Docket No. OR12-24
      Assigned to: Carol Banta
      Status: briefing


    Rockies Express Pipeline LLC v. FERC No. 12-1230 (D.C. Cir. filed 5/25/2012)

      Order rejecting one proposed fuel tracker filing and suspending and setting for hearing another proposed fuel tracker; annual filings for 2011 and 2012 and compliance issues. Rockies Express Pipeline LLC, 134 FERC ¶ 61,248 PDF (2011), order on reh'g & compl., 138 FERC ¶ 61,241, PDF (2012).
      FERC Docket No. RP11-1844, et al.
      Assigned to: Jennifer Amerkhail
      Status: in abeyance


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    Smith Lake Improvement and Stakeholders Ass’n v. FERC, No. 13-1074 (D.C. Cir. filed 3/18/2013)

      Relicensing of the Warrior River Hydroelectric Project, on the Black Warrior River in Alabama; various issues concerning surface elevation of reservoir. Alabama Power Co., 130 FERC ¶ 62,271 PDF (2010), reh’g denied, 141 FERC ¶ 61,127 PDF (2012), reh’g rejected, 142 FERC ¶ 61,039 DOC (2013).
      Docket No. P-2165.
      Assigned to: Lisa Luftig
      Status: briefing


    South Carolina Public Service Authority, et al. v. FERC No. 12-1232, et al. (D.C. Cir. filed 5/25/2012 and later)

      Amendments to transmission planning and cost allocation requirements established in Order No. 890. Transmission Planning and Cost Allocation by Transmission Owning and Operating Public Utilities, Order No. 1000, FERC Stats. & Regs. ¶ 31,323 PDF (2011), order on reh’g, Order No. 1000-A, 139 FERC ¶ 61,132 PDF (2012). (D.C. Circuit selected as venue for all appeals by Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation, 6/12/12)
      FERC Docket No. RM10-23
      Assigned to: Beth Pacella
      Status: oral argument 3/20/2014


    Southwest Power Pool, Inc. v. FERC No. 12-1158 (D.C. Cir. filed 3/23/2012)

      Grant of Midwest ISO’s petition for a declaratory order, concerning whether the terms of a joint operating agreement between SPP and MISO, regarding the sharing of transmission capacity on a common path, apply in the event that Entergy Arkansas joins MISO. Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, Inc., 136 FERC ¶ 61,010 PDF (2011), orders on reh’g, 138 FERC ¶ 61,055 PDF (2012).
      FERC Docket No. EL11-34
      Assigned to: Carol Banta
      Status: orders vacated and remanded 12/3/2013


    Southwestern Power Administration, et al. v. FERC No. 13-1033 (D.C. Cir. filed 2/15/2013)

      Approval of imposition of a monetary penalty, as consistent with section 215 of the FPA, 16 U.S.C. § 824o, on a federal entity that violates a mandatory Reliability Standard.
      North American Electric Reliability Corp., 140 FERC ¶ 61,048 DOC (2012), reh’g denied, 141 FERC ¶ 61,242 PDF (2012).
      FERC Docket No. NP11-238
      Assigned to: Lona Perry
      Status: briefing


    St. Paul Park Refining Co. LLC v. FERC and United States of America No. 13-1302 (D.C. Cir. filed 12/13/2013)

      Order dismissing complaint that alleged that 2008 settlement, instituting a surcharge for an oil pipeline expansion project, no longer is just and reasonable. St. Paul Park Refining Co. LLC v. Enbridge Pipelines (North Dakota) LLC, 145 FERC ¶ 61,050 (2013).
      FERC Docket No. OR13-28
      Assigned to: Elizabeth Rylander
      Status: briefing


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    TC Offshore L.L.C. v. FERC No. 13-1223 (D.C. Cir. filed 8/6/2013)

      Abandonment proceeding to transfer offshore pipeline facilities in the Gulf of Mexico, from ANR to subsidiary TC Offshore. ANR Pipeline Co. and TC Offshore LLC, 139 FERC ¶ 61,238 DOC (2012), order on reh’g & clar., 140 FERC ¶ 61,260 PDF (2012), order on reh’g, 143 FERC ¶ 61,225 PDF (2013).
      FERC Docket No. CP11-543, et al.
      Assigned to: Holly Cafer
      Status: voluntarily remanded 1/29/2014


    TC Ravenswood, LLC v. FERC No. 12-1434 (D.C. filed 10/31/2012)

      Rates for Ravenswood’s operation of a dual-fuel (natural gas or fuel oil) generator. TC Ravenswood, LLC, 133 FERC ¶ 61,087 PDF (2010), reh’g dismissed, 140 FERC ¶ 61,214 PDF (2012).
      FERC Docket No. ER10-1359
      Assigned to: Carol Banta
      Status: briefing


    TC Ravenswood, LLC v. FERC, No. 12-1008 (D.C. Cir. filed 1/6/2012)



    TC Ravenswood, LLC v. FERC, No. 11-1305 (D.C. Cir. filed 8/25/2011)

      Acceptance in part and rejection in part of proposal by New York ISO to strengthen market power mitigation in New York City (in-city) installed capacity market. New York Independent System Operator, Inc., 133 FERC ¶ 61,178 PDF (2010), order on compl., 134 FERC ¶ 61,083 PDF (2011), order on reh’g and clar., 136 FERC ¶ 61,077 PDF (2011).
      FERC Docket No. ER10-3043
      Assigned to: Jennifer Amerkhail
      Status: in abeyance


    Terra-Gen Dixie Valley, LLC v. FERC, No. 11-1259 (D.C. Cir. filed 7/12/2011)

      Transmission rights to existing and future planned capacity on Dixie Valley's existing 212-mile, 230 kV radial generator tie line; filing of open access transmission tariff to govern the rates, terms and conditions of future transmission service on the Dixie Valley line. Terra-Gen Dixie Valley, LLC, 134 FERC ¶ 61,027 PDF (2011), order on reh’g and tariff filing, 135 FERC ¶ 61,134 PDF (2011).
      FERC Docket No. EL11-37, et al.
      Assigned to: Jennifer Amerkhail
      Status: in abeyance


    Tesoro Alaska Co. and Anadarko Petroleum Co. v. FERC and United States of America Nos. 13-1248 and 13-1249 (D.C. Cir. No. filed 9/13/2013)


      Approval of contested settlement, addressing cost pooling among owners of the Trans Alaska Pipeline System. BP Pipelines (Alaska) Inc., et al., 144 FERC ¶ 61,025 (2013).
      FERC Docket No. IS09-348, et al.
      Assigned to: Beth Pacella
      Status: briefing


    Texas Eastern Transmission, LP v. FERC No. 12-60892 (5th Cir. filed 11/16/2012)

      Filing of revised pro forma service agreement for pipeline service; findings regarding reservation charge credits. Texas Eastern Transmission, LP, 138 FERC ¶ 61,126 PDF (2012), order on reh’g & compl., 140 FERC ¶ 61,216 [PDF] (2012).
      FERC Docket No. RP12-318
      Assigned to: Jennifer Amerkhail
      Status: in abeyance


    Thomas J. Andersen v. FERC No. 12-72266 (9th Cir. filed 7/16/2012)

      Erosion along the shoreline of Lake Helena, part of Missouri-Madison Project 2188; allegation that licensee failed to monitor and control ice movement and ice heaving affecting Mr. Anderson’s property adjacent to Lake Helena. PPL Montana, LLC, 139 FERC ¶ 61,231 DOC (2012), and earlier delegated staff letters.
      FERC Docket No. P-2188
      Assigned to: Karin Larson
      Status: briefing


    TNA Merchant Projects, Inc. v. FERC No. 13-1008 (D.C. Cir. filed 1/14/2013)

      Rates for reactive power service to Bonneville Power Administration; continued treatment (following court remand) of filing as a rate change subject to suspension and refund. Chehalis Power Generating L.P., 134 FERC ¶ 61,112 PDF (2011), reh’g denied, 141 FERC ¶ 61,116 PDF (2012).
      FERC Docket No. ER05-1056
      Assigned to: Karin Larson
      Status: in abeyance


    Turlock Irrigation District, et al. v. FERC Nos. 13-1250 and 13-1253 (D.C. Cir. filed 9/13/2013 and later)

      Determination that licensing is required for unlicensed 4.9 MW La Grange Project, on the Tuolumne River in California, because of findings based on navigability, federal lands, and post-1935 construction. Turlock Irrigation Dist. and Modesto Irrigation Dist., 141 FERC ¶ 62,211 (2012), order on reh’g and stay, 144 FERC ¶ 61,051 (2013).
      FERC Docket No. UL11-1
      Assigned to: Robert Kennedy
      Status: briefing


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    United Water Conservation District v. FERC and National Marine Fisheries Service, No. 10-1027 (D.C. Cir. filed 2/12/2010)

      Relicensing of Santa Felicia Project, on Piru Creek in Ventura County, Cal.; objections to biological opinion, concerning endangered steelhead trout, prepared by the National Marine Fisheries Service under the Endangered Species Act. United Water Conservation District, 124 FERC ¶ 62,193 PDF (2008), reh'g denied, 129 FERC ¶ 61,244 PDF (2009).
      FERC Docket No. P-2153
      Assigned to: Beth Pacella
      Status: in abeyance


    U.S. Department of Interior v. FERC No. 13-2439 (1st Cir. filed 11/18/2013)

      Replacement of the existing wooden flashboards of Pawtucket Dam in Lowell, Mass. with an inflatable crest gate system, to reduce risk of flooding; effect on historic preservation. Boot Hydropower and Eldred L. Field Hydroelectric Trust, 143 FERC ¶ 61,048 (2013), reh’g denied, 144 FERC ¶ 61,211 (2013).
      FERC Docket No. P-2790
      Assigned to: Robert Kennedy
      Status: briefing


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    West Deptford Energy, LLC v. FERC No. 12-1340 (D.C. Cir. filed 8/13/2012)

      Assignment of costs of already-constructed network upgrade to interconnecting generator, based on tariff language and cost allocation policy. PJM Interconnection, L.L.C., 136 FERC ¶ 61,195 PDF (2011), reh’g denied, 139 FERC ¶ 61,184 PDF (2012).
      FERC Docket No. ER11-4073
      Assigned to: Beth Pacella
      Status: oral argument 3/6/2014


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    Xcel Energy Services Inc. v. FERC No. 13-1143 (D.C. Cir. filed 4/22/2013)

      Order accepting for filing and setting for hearing proposed tariff revisions to SPP open access transmission tariff, to implement formula rate for transmission service for Tri-County Electric Cooperative. Southwest Power Pool, Inc., 138 FERC ¶ 61,231 PDF (2012), order on reh’g, 142 FERC ¶ 61,135 PDF (2013).
      FERC Docket No. ER12-959
      Assigned to: Lisa Luftig
      Status: dismissed 10/16/2013


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