Western Energy Crisis Settlements

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's wide-ranging response to the 2000-2001 Western energy crisis is a detailed and complex narrative. It still is unfolding to this day.

Commission staff concluded in a March 2003 final investigation report on the Western energy crisis that market conditions involving diminished power supplies due to drought conditions, inadequate infrastructure and a flawed power market design contributed to the market manipulation that prolonged and exacerbated the economic harm caused by the crisis.

Chronology of FERC's Actions and Remedies

Reverse Chronology at a Glance

Chronology at a Glance

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Gaming Case (EL03-180)

Enron Investigation (PA02-2)

Refund Case (EL00-95)

This page was last updated on June 08, 2020