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    Adorers of the Blood of Christ, et al. v. FERC
    No. 17-3163 (3rd Cir. filed 10/2/2017)

      Appeal of Sept. 28, 2017 dismissal by federal district court (E.D. Pa. No. 5:17-cv-03163 (Judge Schmehl)) of challenge by landowners who allege that the proposed Atlantic Sunrise pipeline will adversely affect their religious freedom. Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Co., 158 FERC ¶ 61,125 PDF (2017), reh'g pending.
      FERC Docket No. CP15-138
      Assigned to: Susanna Chu
      Status: injunction denied 10/13/2017; briefing; argument 1/19/2018


    Allegheny Defense Project, et al. v. FERC
    No. 17-1098 (D.C. Cir. filed 3/23/2017)

      Certificate authorizing construction and operation of Atlantic Sunrise Project in mid-Atlantic and southern states. Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Co., LLC, 158 FERC ¶ 61,125 PDF (2017), reh’g pending [tolling order issued]
      FERC Docket No. CP15-138
      Assigned to: Beth Pacella
      Status: briefing


    Allegheny Defense Project, et al. v. FERC
    No. 18-1031 (D.C. Cir. filed 1/29/2018)

      Order authorizing abandonment, construction, and operation of pipeline and compression facilities, the Tennessee Abandonment and Capacity Restoration Project, in various states. Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co., L.L.C., 160 FERC ¶ 61,144 PDF (2017), reh’g pending.
      FERC Docket No. CP15-88
      Assigned to: Elizabeth Rylander
      Status: motions


    Alliance Pipeline L.P. v. FERC
    Nos. 16-1017, et al. (D.C. Cir. filed 10/21/2016)



    Ameren Services Co., et al. v. FERC
    Nos. 16-1223, et al. (D.C. Cir. filed 7/1/2016 and later)

      Billings and allocations of costs associated with MISO’s real-time Revenue Sufficiency Guarantee program. Midwest Indep. Transm. System Operator, Inc., 127 FERC ¶ 61,241 PDF (2009) and 132 FERC ¶ 61,185 PDF (2010), reh’g denied, 155 FERC ¶ 61,126 PDF and 61,127 PDF (2016).
      FERC Docket No. ER04-691, et al.
      Assigned to: Elizabeth Rylander
      Status: consolidated with D.C. Cir. Nos. 07-1141, et al.; oral argument 5/2/2018


    Ameren Services Co., et al. v. FERC
    No. 16-1304 (D.C. Cir. filed 8/29/2016)

      MISO tariff provisions for funding of network upgrades by interconnecting generators. Otter Tail Power Co. v. Midcontinent Indep. Sys. Op., Inc., 151 FERC ¶ 61,220 PDF (2015), order on reh’g & clar., 153 FERC ¶ 61,352 PDF (2015), reh’g denied, 156 FERC ¶ 61,099 PDF (2016).
      FERC Docket No. EL15-36, et al.
      Assigned to: Holly Cafer
      Status: consolidated with D.C. Cir. Nos. 16-1075, et al.; Petitions for review granted and orders vacated and remanded 1/26/2018


    Ameren Service Co., et al. v. FERC
    No. 16-1075 (D.C. Cir. filed 2/26/2016)

      MISO tariff provisions for funding of network upgrades by interconnecting generators. Otter Tail Power Co. v. Midcontinent Indep. Sys. Op., Inc., 151 FERC ¶ 61,220 PDF (2015), order on reh’g & clar., 153 FERC ¶ 61,352 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. EL15-36, et al.
      Assigned to: Holly Cafer
      Status: petitions granted, and orders vacated and remanded 1/26/2018


    Ameren Services Co., et al. [MISO Transmission Owners] v. FERC
    No. 16-1150 (D.C. Cir. filed 5/23/2016)

      Compliance with inter-regional transmission coordination and cost allocation requirements of Order No. 1000. Midcontinent Indep. System Operator, Inc., et al., 150 FERC ¶ 61,045 DOC (2015), order on reh’g & compl., 153 FERC ¶ 61,247 DOC (2015), order on reh’g & compl., 154 FERC ¶ 61,227 PDF (2016).
      FERC Docket No. ER13-1924, et al.
      Assigned to: Nicholas Gladd, Elizabeth Rylander
      Status: petition for review denied 6/22/2018


    American Rivers and Alabama Rivers Alliance v. FERC and U.S. Sec. of Interior
    Nos. 16-1195, et al. (D.C. Cir. filed 6/15/2016 and later)

      Relicensing for the continued operation and maintenance of the Coosa River hydroelectric project; consideration of dissolved oxygen levels for the protection of aquatic species, and other issues. Alabama Power Co., 143 FERC ¶ 61,249 DOC (2013), order on reh’g & clar., 155 FERC ¶ 61,080 PDF (2016), reh’g denied, 156 FERC ¶ 61,171 PDF (2016).
      FERC Docket No. P-2146
      Assigned to: Anand Viswanathan
      Status: oral argument 1/12/2018


    ANR Storage Co. v. FERC
    No. 16-1285 (D.C. Cir. filed 8/11/2016)

      Denial of market-based rate authority for natural gas storage service. ANR Storage Co., Opinion No. 538, 153 FERC ¶ 61,052 PDF (2015), order on reh’g, 155 FERC ¶ 61,279 PDF (2016).
      FERC Docket No. RP12-479
      Assigned to: Lona Perry
      Status: oral argument 2/22/2018


    Appalachian Voices, et al. v. FERC
    No. 18-1114 (4th Cir. filed 1/29/2018)

      Order authorizing construction and operation of 604 miles of new interstate pipeline and related facilities, extending from West Virginia to Virginia and North Carolina. Atlantic Coast Pipeline, LLC, 161 FERC ¶ 61,042 PDF (2017), reh’g pending.
      FERC Docket No. CP15-554
      Assigned to: Ross Fulton
      Status: motions


    Appalachian Voices, et al. v. FERC
    No. 17-1271 and 18-1002 (D.C. Cir. filed 12/22/2017 and later)

      Conditional certificate authorizing construction and operation of Mountain Valley Pipeline in West Virginia and Virginia. Mountain Valley Pipeline, LLC, 161 FERC ¶ 61,043 PDF (2017), reh’g pending.
      FERC Docket No. CP16-13
      Assigned to: Beth Pacella
      Status: motions; stay denied 2/2/2018


    Arizona Public Service Co. v. FERC
    No. 17-73244 (9th Cir. filed 12/4/2017)

      Order accepting APS notice of cancelation, rejecting APS proposal to pay SoCal Edison a negotiated reimbursement to be recovered in rates, and directing APS to file a 2015 expiration agreement. Arizona Pub. Serv. Co., 156 FERC ¶ 61,006 PDF (2016), order on reh’g & clar., 161 FERC ¶ 61,022 PDF (2017).
      FERC Docket No. ER16-1342
      Assigned to: Lona Perry
      Status: briefing


    Arkansas Pub. Serv. Comm’n v. FERC
    No. 16-1193 (D.C. Cir. filed 6/16/2016)

      Entergy Arkansas’ responsibility for making bandwidth payments, despite withdrawal from Entergy System Agreement. Louisiana Pub. Serv. Comm’n v. Entergy Services, Inc., 153 FERC ¶ 61,032 PDF (2015), order on reh’g & clar., 155 FERC ¶ 61,118 PDF (2016).
      FERC Docket No. EL01-88
      Assigned to: Carol Banta
      Status: petition for review denied 1/30/2018


    Arkansas Pub. Serv. Comm’n v. FERC
    No. 16-1305 (D.C. Cir. filed 8/30/2016)

      Allocation of proceeds from a settlement agreement between Union Pacific and Entergy Arkansas, following withdrawal of Entergy Arkansas from Entergy System Agreement. Entergy Services, Inc., Opinion No. 547, 154 FERC ¶ 61,173 PDF (2016), order on reh’g and compl., 156 FERC ¶ 61,112 PDF (2016).
      FERC Docket No. ER13-432
      Assigned to: Anand Viswanathan
      Status: petition for review denied 6/1/2018


    Ass’n of Oil Pipe Lines v. FERC and United States
    No. 16-1059 (D.C. Cir. filed 2/16/2016)

      Resetting of oil pipeline index level to Producer Price Index for Finished Goods (PPI-FG) + 1.23 percent, based on FERC Form No. 6 data and filings. Five-Year Review of the Oil Pipeline Index, 153 FERC ¶ 61,312 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. RM15-20
      Assigned to: Susanna Chu
      Status: petition for review denied 11/28/2017


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    Big Bend Conservation Alliance v. FERC
    No. 17-1002 (D.C. Cir. filed 1/3/2017)

      Order authorizing Trans-Pecos Pipeline to site, construct, and operate a border-crossing facility (Presidio Border Crossing Project) for the import and export of natural gas at the international boundary between the US and Mexico. Trans-Pecos Pipeline, LLC, 155 FERC ¶ 61,140 PDF (2016), order on reh’g, 157 FERC ¶ 61,081 PDF (2016).
      FERC Docket No. CP15-500
      Assigned to: Beth Pacella
      Status: petition for review denied 7/17/2018


    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: Elizabeth Rylander
      Status: consolidated with D.C. Cir. 06-1423, et al. 12/13/2011; dismissed 10/6/2016


    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: Elizabeth Rylander
      Status: consolidated with other RSG appeals; dismissed 10/6/2016


    BP America, et al. v. FERC
    No. 16-60604 (5th Cir. filed 9/7/2016)

      Investigation into whether BP profited from market conditions in the aftermath of Hurricane Ike by manipulating the price of natural gas in the Houston region, in violation of FERC anti-manipulation regulations. BP America Inc., et al., 147 FERC ¶ 61,130 PDF (2014), order on initial decision & reh’g, Opinion No. 549, 156 FERC ¶ 61,031 PDF (2016).
      FERC Docket No. IN13-15
      Assigned to: Robert Solomon
      Status: in abeyance


    BP Pipelines (Alaska) Inc., et al. v. FERC and United States of America
    Nos. 16-1013, et al. (D.C. Cir. filed 1/15/2016 and later)

      Order on ALJ Initial Decision, addressing various issues concerning 2009 and 2010 rate filings for service on the Trans Alaska Pipeline System. BP Pipelines (Alaska) Inc., et al., 153 FERC ¶ 61,233 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. IS09-348, et al.
      Assigned to: Lona Perry
      Status: oral argument 11/15/2017; in abeyance


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    California Public Utilities Comm’n v. FERC
    No. 16-70481 (9th Cir. filed 2/22/1016)

      Approval of 50 basis point return on equity for PG&E’s continued participation in the California ISO. Pacific Gas and Electric Co., 148 FERC ¶ 61,245 PDF (2014), reh’g denied, 154 FERC ¶ 61,119 PDF (2016); 152 FERC ¶ 61,252 PDF (2015), reh’g denied, 154 FERC ¶ 61,118 PDF (2016).
      FERC Docket No. ER14-2529, et al.
      Assigned to: Susanna Chu
      Status: petition for review granted and remanded to the Commission for further consideration on 1/8/2018


    Catskill Mountainkeeper, et al. v. FERC
    No. 16-345, et al. (2nd Cir. filed 2/5/2016)

      Commission authorization to construct and operate 125 miles of pipeline and related facilities in Pennsylvania and New York. Constitution Pipeline Co. and Iroquois Gas Transmission System, 149 FERC ¶ 61,199 PDF (2014), reh’g denied, 154 FERC ¶ 61,046 PDF (2016).
      FERC Docket No. CP13-499, et al.
      Assigned to: Holly Cafer
      Status: briefing


    City of Boston Delegation, et al. v. FERC
    No. 16-1081, et al. (D.C. Cir. filed 3/3/2016 and later)

      Order authorizing construction and operation of Algonquin Incremental Market (AIM) pipeline project, consisting of 37.4 miles of pipeline and appurtenant facilities in NY, CT, RI, and MA. Algonquin Gas Transmission, LLC, 150 FERC ¶ 61,163 PDF (2015), reh’g & stay denied, 154 FERC ¶ 61,048 PDF (2016).
      FERC Docket No. CP14-96
      Assigned to: Ross Fulton
      Status: oral argument 10/19/2017


    City of Clarksville, Tennessee v. FERC
    No. 16-1244 (D.C. Cir. filed 7/18/2016)

      Service area determinations for natural gas distribution facilities that extend across the Tennessee/ Kentucky border into Kentucky. City of Clarksville, Tenn., 146 FERC ¶ 61,074 PDF (2014), reh’g denied, 155 FERC ¶ 61,184 PDF (2016).
      FERC Docket No. CP13-508
      Assigned to: Ross Fulton
      Status: petition for review granted 4/24/2018


    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 PDF (2012), reh’g denied, 145 FERC ¶ 61,054 PDF (2013).
      FERC Docket No. RC11-5
      Assigned to: Holly Cafer
      Status: dismissed 1/30/2018


    City of Rockingham, NC and American Rivers v. FERC and U.S. Dept. of Commerce
    No. 15-2535 (4th Cir. filed 12/10/2015)

      Issuance of new license for the continued operation and maintenance of the 108 MW Yadkin-Pee Dee Hydroelectric Project on the Yadkin and Pee Dee Rivers in North Carolina. Duke Energy Progress, Inc., 151 FERC ¶ 62,004 (2015), order on reh’g and clar., 153 FERC ¶ 61,056 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. P-2206
      Assigned to: Holly Cafer
      Status: petition for review denied 7/6/2017


    Coalition to Reroute Nexus, et al. v. FERC
    No. 17-4302 and 17-4308 (6th Cir. filed 12/21/2017)

      Conditional certificate authorizing construction and operation of the NEXUS pipeline project in Ohio. NEXUS Gas Transmission, LLC, 160 FERC ¶ 61,022 PDF (2017), reh’g pending.
      FERC Docket No. CP16-22, et al.
      Assigned to: Carol Banta
      Status: dismissed 3/15/2018


    Comite Dialogo Ambiental, Inc. v. FERC and United States of America
    No. 16-1229 (D.C. Cir. filed 7/5/2016)

      Order authorizing construction and operation of liquefied natural gas terminal on southern shore of Puerto Rico; various issues, including consultation process under the Endangered Species Act. Aguire Offshore GasPort, LLC, 152 FERC ¶ 61,071 DOC (2015), reh’g denied, 155 FERC ¶ 61,139 PDF (2016).
      FERC Docket No. CP13-193
      Assigned to: Holly Cafer
      Status: in abeyance


    Consolidated Edison Co. of New York and Linden VFT, LLC v. FERC
    No. 15-1183 and 15-1188 (D.C. Cir. filed 6/25/2015)

      Cost allocation and responsibility for transmission projects approved through the PJM Regional Transmission Expansion Planning process. PJM Interconnection, L.L.C.; Consolidated Edison Co. v. PJM Interconn., 147 FERC ¶ 61,028 PDF (2014), order on complaint, reh’g & compl., 151 FERC ¶ 61,227 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. ER14-972, et al.
      Assigned to: Susanna Chu
      Status: in abeyance


    Consolidated Edison Co. of New York and Linden VFT, LLC v. FERC
    No. 16-1153 (D.C. Cir. filed 5/25/2016)

      Cost allocation and responsibility for transmission projects approved through the PJM Regional Transmission Expansion Planning process. PJM Interconn., L.L.C.; Consolidated Edison Co. v. PJM Interconn., 147 FERC ¶ 61,028 PDF (2014), order on complaint, reh’g & compl., 151 FERC ¶ 61,227 PDF (2015), reh’g denied, 155 FERC ¶ 61,088 PDF (2016).
      FERC Docket No. ER14-972, et al.
      Assigned to: Susanna Chu
      Status: consolidated with D.C. Cir. No. 15-1183; 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: SFPP’s petition for review be granted-in-part with, FERC’s orders be vacated accordingly; SFPP’s petition be denied-in-part; the Shippers’ petition be granted, FERC’s orders be vacated; cases remanded to FERC for further proceedings on 7/1/2016


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    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: Elizabeth Rylander
      Status: related to D.C. Cir. No. 09-1006, et al.; dismissed 10/6/2016


    Delaware Riverkeeper Network, et al. v. FERC
    No. 17-5084 (D.C. Cir. filed 4/24/2017)

      Appeal of Mar. 22, 2017 district court dismissal of Riverkeeper complaint, challenging funding of natural gas pipeline reviews and fairness of certificate process, for failure to state a claim upon which relief can be granted. Delaware Riverkeeper Network, et al. v. FERC, D.D.C. 1:16-cv-00416 (J. Chutkin).
      [no FERC docket]
      Assigned to: Ross Fulton
      Status: oral argument 3/22/2018


    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: petition for review granted and remanded to the Commission for further consideration on 6/6/2014


    Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC v. FERC
    No. 16-1296 (D.C. Cir. filed 8/22/2016)

      Issuance of new license to continue operation and maintenance of 819 MW Catawba-Wateree Hydroelectric Project, located on the Catawba and Wateree Rivers in North Carolina and South Carolina. Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC, 153 FERC ¶ 62,134 DOC (2015), order on reh’g & clar., 156 FERC ¶ 61,010 PDF (2016).
      FERC Docket No. P-2232
      Assigned to: Susanna Chu
      Status: petition for review denied 3/6/2018


    Duke Energy Corp., et al. v. FERC
    No. 16-1133 (D.C. Cir. filed 4/29/2016)

      Denial of complaint, alleging that PJM failed to fulfill obligation to indemnify Duke for losses incurred to implement a PJM directive. Duke Energy Corp., et al. v. PJM Interconn., et al., 151 FERC ¶ 61,206 PDF (2015), reh'g denied, 154 FERC ¶ 61,156 PDF (2016).
      FERC Docket No. EL14-45
      Assigned to: Elizabeth Rylander
      Status: petition for review denied 6/15/2018


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    Eastern Hydroelectric Corp. v. FERC,
    No. 15-11667 (11th Cir. filed 4/17/2015)

      Revocation of license for East Juliette Hydroelectric Project, on Ocmulgee River in East Juliette, Georgia, for Eastern Hydro’s failure to comply with terms of its license and FERC orders, for failure to comply with fishway requirements. Eastern Hydroelectric Corp., 149 FERC ¶ 61,036 PDF (2014), reh’g denied, 150 FERC ¶ 61,099 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. P-7019
      Assigned to: Elizabeth Rylander
      Status: petition for review denied 4/18/2018


    El Paso Natural Gas Co., L.L.C. v. FERC
    No. 15-1323 (D.C. Cir. filed 9/11/2015)

      Orders, following hearing and ALJ decision, on various reserved ratemaking issues in El Paso general rate case. El Paso Natural Gas Co., 139 FERC ¶ 61,095 PDF (2012), order on reh’g and compl., 152 FERC ¶ 61,039 DOC (2015).
      FERC Docket No. RP08-426
      Assigned to: Anand Viswanathan
      Status: oral argument 2/15/2017; in abeyance


    Emera Maine (f/k/a Bangor Hydroelectric Co.), et al. v. FERC
    No. 15-1212 (D.C. Cir. filed 7/13/2015)

      Complaints challenging New England transmission owners’ 11.14 % base return on equity; set for hearing and settlement judge procedures. ENE (Environment Northeast), et al. v. Bangor Hydro-Electric Co., et al.; Attn’y Gen. of Mass. v. Bangor Hydro-Electric Co., et al., 147 FERC ¶ 61,235 PDF (2014) and 149 FERC ¶ 61,156 PDF (2014), reh'g denied, 151 FERC ¶ 61,125 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. EL13-33, et al.
      Assigned to: Lona Perry
      Status: in abeyance


    Emera Maine (f/k/a Bangor Hydro-Electric Co.), et al. and New England States Committee on Electricity, et al. v. FERC
    No. 15-1139, et al. (D.C. Cir. filed 5/15/2015)

      Order on ISO-NE compliance with transmission planning and cost allocation requirements of Order No. 1000 rulemaking. ISO New England, Inc., 143 FERC ¶ 61,150 PDF (2013), order on reh’g & compl., 150 FERC ¶ 61,209 DOC (2015).
      FERC Docket No. ER13-193, et al.
      Assigned to: Carol Banta
      Status: petitions for review denied 4/18/2017


    Emera Maine, f/k/a Bangor Hydro-Electric Co., et al. v. FERC
    Nos. 15-1118, et al. (D.C. Cir. filed 4/30/2015)

      Complaint challenging New England transmission owners’ return on equity, reflected in ISO New England open access transmission tariff. Martha Coakley, Mass. Attorney General, et al. v. Bangor Hydro-Electric Co., et al., Op. No. 531 and 531-A, 147 FERC ¶ 61,234 PDF (2014) and 149 FERC ¶ 61,032 PDF (2014), order on reh'g, Op. No. 531-B, 150 FERC ¶ 61,165 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. EL11-66
      Assigned to: Lona Perry
      Status: petitions for review granted, FERC orders vacated and remanded 4/14/2017


    Entergy Nuclear Power Marketing, LLC v. FERC
    No. 16-1107 (D.C. Cir. filed 4/5/2016)

      Complaint concerning NY ISO buyer-side mitigation rules for renewable and self-supply resources. New York Pub. Serv. Comm’n, et al. v. New York Indep. Sys. Op., Inc., 153 FERC ¶ 61,022 PDF (2015), reh’g & clar. denied, 154 FERC ¶ 61,088 PDF (2016).
      FERC Docket No. EL15-64
      Assigned to: Lona Perry
      Status: in abeyance


    Entergy Services, Inc. v. FERC
    No. 17-1251, et al. (D.C. Cir. filed 11/21/2017 and later)

      Calculation of refunds as a result of Entergy’s violation of the System Agreement through improper allocation of energy used to source Entergy Arkansas’s off-system sales of energy. Louisiana Pub. Serv. Comm’n v. Entergy Corp.,, Op. No. 521, 139 FERC ¶ 61,240 DOC (2012), order on reh’g, 155 FERC ¶ 61,064 PDF (2016), order on reh’g, 160 FERC ¶ 61,109 PDF (2017); Op. No. 548, 155 FERC ¶ 61,065 PDF (2016) reh’g denied, 161 FERC ¶ 61,171 PDF (2017).
      FERC Docket No. EL09-61
      Assigned to: Carol Banta
      Status: in abeyance


    Erie Boulevard Hydropower, L.P., et al. v. FERC
    Nos. 16-1015 and 16-1020 (D.C. Cir. filed 1/15/2016 and later)

      Calculation of headwater benefits assessments, based on benefits that Great Sacandaga Lake Project provides to downstream beneficiary projects. Hudson River-Black River Regulating Dist., et al., 152 FERC ¶ 62,124 PDF (2015), order on reh’g, 153 FERC ¶ 61,218 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. HB81-09, et al.
      Assigned to: Elizabeth Rylander
      Status: petition for review denied 12/22/2017


    ESI Energy, LLC v. FERC
    No. 16-1342 (D.C. Cir. filed 9/30/2016)

      Assignment of costs of constructing network upgrade to interconnecting generator, based on tariff language and cost allocation policy; which version of PJM tariff to use. PJM Interconn., L.L.C., 153 FERC ¶ 61,327 PDF (2015), order on reh’g, compl. & clar., 156 FERC ¶ 61,090 PDF (2016) (on remand from West Deptford Energy v. FERC, D.C. Cir. 2014).
      FERC Docket No. ER11-4073
      Assigned to: Nicholas Gladd
      Status: petition for review denied 6/8/2018


    Exelon Corp. v. FERC
    No. 17-1275 (D.C. Cir. filed 12/28/2017)

      Revisions to ISO-NE tariff that revise the Forward Capacity Market rules to provide a means for capacity suppliers to price the potential retirement of existing resources and to address the potential exercise of market power associated with the retirement of existing resources. ISO New England, Inc., 155 FERC ¶ 61,029 PDF (2016), order on reh’g & compl., 161 FERC ¶ 61,115 PDF (2017).
      FERC Docket No. ER16-551
      Assigned to: Carol Banta
      Status: briefing


    Exelon Corp. v. FERC
    No. 16-1042 (D.C. Cir. filed 2/8/2016)

      Order on complaint, alleging that certain provisions in ISO-NE tariff, governing operation of Forward Capacity Market, are unjust, unreasonable, and unduly discriminatory. Exelon Corp. and Calpine Corp. v. ISO New England Inc., 150 FERC ¶ 61,067 PDF (2015), reh’g denied, 154 FERC ¶ 61,005 PDF (2016).
      FERC Docket No. EL15-23
      Assigned to: Ross Fulton
      Status: consolidated with D.C. Cir. 15-1071; petitions for review granted and remanded to FERC for further proceedings 2/2/2018


    ExxonMobil Pipeline Co., ConocoPhillips Transp. Alaska, and BP Pipelines (Alaska) Inc. v. FERC and United States of America
    Nos. 16-1196, et al. (D.C. Cir. filed 6/17/2016 and later)

      Filing of revised rates and preliminary refunds in compliance with Opinion No. 544; initiation of hearing procedures and direction to make preliminary refunds. BP Pipelines (Alaska) Inc., et al., 155 FERC ¶ 61,054 PDF (2016).
      FERC Docket No. IS11-335, et al.
      Assigned to: Lona Perry
      Status: in abeyance


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    Helix 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: Lona Perry
      Status: in abeyance


    Hoopa Valley Tribe v. FERC
    No. 14-1271 (D.C. Cir. filed 12/9/2014)

      Denial of petition for declaratory order concerning Klamath Hydroelectric Project, seeking declaration that licensee PacifiCorp has failed to diligently pursue relicensing of the Project, and that States have waived clean water certification. PacifiCorp, 147 FERC ¶ 61,216 PDF (2014), reh’g denied, 149 FERC ¶ 61,038 PDF (2014).
      FERC Docket No. P-2082
      Assigned to: Robert Kennedy
      Status: briefing


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    Idaho Power Co., et al. v. FERC
    No. 14-72384 (9th Cir. filed 8/5/2014)

      Approval of settlement between Idaho Power, IDACORP, and Powerex Corp., on the condition that settling parties remove settlement provisions precluding potential ripple claims by third-parties. Puget Sound Energy, Inc. v. All Jurisdictional Sellers of Energy and/or Capacity in the Pacific Northwest, 146 FERC ¶ 61,123 PDF (2014), reh’g denied, 147 FERC ¶ 61,223 PDF (2014).
      FERC Docket No. EL01-10
      Assigned to: Lona Perry
      Status: related to 9th Cir. 13-72220; petitions for review granted and remanded to the Commission for further consideration on 9/4/2015


    ITC Midwest LLC v. FERC
    Nos. 16-1272 and 16-1273 (D.C. Cir. filed 8/3/2016)

      Orders requiring ITC to recalculate and reduce its rates to simulate the taking of bonus depreciation for eligible facilities in its federal income taxes. Midcontinent Indep. System Operator, Inc. and ITC Midwest LLC, 154 FERC ¶ 61,187 PDF (2016), order on reh’g & compl., 155 FERC ¶ 61,248 PDF (2016); ITC Midwest LLC, 154 FERC ¶ 61,188 PDF (2016), reh’g & reconsid. denied, 155 FERC ¶ 61,247 PDF (2016).
      FERC Docket No. ER15-1250, et al.
      Assigned to: Beth Pacella
      Status: dismissed 3/20/2017


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    Kansas Corp. Comm’n v. FERC
    No. 16-1164 (D.C. Cir. filed 6/2/2016)

      Transmission formula rate template and protocols for projects developed in Southwest Power Pool transmission planning process. Kanstar Transm., LLC, 152 FERC ¶ 61,209 PDF (2015), reh’g denied, 155 FERC ¶ 61,167 PDF (2016).
      FERC Docket No. ER15-958, et al.
      Assigned to: Susanna Chu, Anand Viswanathan
      Status: consolidated with D.C. Cir. No. 16-1093; petitions for review dismissed 2/6/2018


    Kansas Corporation Commission v. FERC
    No. 16-1093 (D.C. Cir. filed 3/8/2016)

      Level of the base return on equity; application of that return to other, yet-to-be-formed affiliates. Transource Kansas, LLC, 151 FERC ¶ 61,010 PDF (2015), order on reh’g & compl., 154 FERC ¶ 61,011 PDF (2016).
      FERC Docket No. ER15-958
      Assigned to: Susanna Chu, Anand Viswanathan
      Status: petitions for review dismissed 2/6/2018


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    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: petition for review granted and remanded to FERC on 12/5/2014


    Louisiana Pub. Serv. Comm’n v. FERC
    No. 16-1382 (D.C. Cir. filed 11/4/2016)

      Order on remand from LPSC v. FERC, 772 F.3d 1297 (D.C. Cir. 2014), concerning denial of refunds. Louisiana Pub. Serv. Comm’n, et al. v. Entergy Corp. and Entergy Services, Inc., 155 FERC ¶ 61,120 DOC (2016), reh’g denied, 156 FERC ¶ 61,221 PDF (2016).
      FERC Docket No. EL00-66, et al.
      Assigned to: Holly Cafer
      Status: petition for review denied 3/6/2018


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    Madison Gas and Electric Co., et al. v. FERC
    Nos. 16-1019 and 16-1027 (D.C. Cir. filed 1/19/2016)

      Filing by MISO to revise its resource adequacy construct. Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, 139 FERC ¶ 61,199 PDF (2012), order on reh’g, 153 FERC ¶ 61,229 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. ER11-4081
      Assigned to: Beth Pacella
      Status: in abeyance


    Maine Council of the Atlantic Salmon Federation, et al. v. FERC
    No. 17-1003 (D.C. Cir. filed 1/4/2017)

      Order amending licenses for three hydroelectric projects on the Kennebec River in Maine, to require protection plans for endangered Atlantic salmon and sturgeon. Merimil Limited Partnership and Brookfield White Pine Hydro, LLC, 155 FERC ¶ 61,185 PDF (2016), reh’g dismissed, 157 FERC ¶ 61,089 PDF (2016).
      FERC Docket No. P-2574, et al.
      Assigned to: Lona Perry
      Status: oral argument 9/20/2018


    Merricourt Power Partners v. FERC
    No. 17-1267 (D.C. Cir. filed 12/18/2017)

      Acceptance of termination of Generator Interconnection Agreement, between wind generator in ND (Merricourt), Montana-Dakota Utilities Co., and MISO. Midcontinent Indep. Sys. Operator, Inc., 154 FERC ¶ 61,172 PDF (2016), reh’g denied, 161 FERC ¶ 61,077 PDF (2017).
      FERC Docket No. ER16-471
      Assigned to: Elizabeth Rylander
      Status: in abeyance


    Michigan Pub. Serv. Comm’n, et al. v. FERC
    Nos. 16-1205, et al. (D.C. Cir. filed 6/24/2016 and later)

      Order on MISO’s proposed System Support Resource cost allocation methodology, assigning SSR costs directly to load-serving entities serving loads requiring the operation of various SSR units for reliability purposes. Midcontinent Indep. Sys. Operator, Inc., 152 FERC ¶ 61,216 PDF (2015), order on reh’g and compl., 155 FERC ¶ 61,134 PDF (2016).
      FERC Docket No. ER14-2952, et al.
      Assigned to: Holly Cafer
      Status: consolidated with D.C. Cir. Nos. 15-1049, et al.; oral argument 4/6/2018


    Michigan Public Service Commission, et al. v. FERC
    No. 15-1049, et al. (D.C. Cir. filed 3/9/2015 and later)

      Allocation of costs associated with the operation of System Support Resource generating units under MISO tariff. Public Service Commission of Wisconsin v. Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc., et al., 150 FERC ¶ 61,104 PDF (2015) (order on reh’g and compl.), and earlier orders.
      FERC Docket No. EL14-34, et al.
      Assigned to: Holly Cafer
      Status: motions


    Michigan Public Service Commission and Verso Corp., et al. v. FERC
    Nos. 15-1049, et al. and 16-1385, et al. (D.C. Cir. filed 11/4/2016 and later)

      Refund of previously-allocated costs associated with the operation of System Support Resource generating units, located in the American Transmission Co. service territory, under the MISO tariff. Pub. Serv. Comm’n of Wisconsin v. Midcontinent Indep. System Operator, Inc., et al., order on reh’g & compl., 150 FERC ¶ 61,104 PDF (2015), and earlier orders; order on reh’g & clar., 156 FERC ¶ 61,205 PDF (2016).
      FERC Docket No. EL14-34
      Assigned to: Holly Cafer
      Status: briefing


    MISO Transmission Owners v. FERC
    Nos. 16-1325 and 16-1326 (D.C. Cir. filed 9/19/2016)

      Orders on 2013 and 2015 complaints challenging the MISO transmission owners’ return on equity, reflected in MISO’s tariff. Ass’n of Businesses Advocating Tariff Equity, et al. v. Midcontinent Indep. Sys. Operator, Inc., et al., 149 FERC ¶ 61,049 PDF (2014), order on reh’g, 156 FERC ¶ 61,060 PDF (2016); and Arkansas Elec. Coop. Corp., et al. v. ALLETE, Inc., et al., 151 FERC ¶ 61,219 PDF (2015), order on reh’g, 156 FERC ¶ 61,061 PDF (2016).
      FERC Docket No. EL14-12, et al.
      Assigned to: Holly Cafer
      Status: in abeyance


    MISO Transmission Owners v. FERC
    No. 16-1449 (D.C. Cir. filed 12/27/2016)

      Compliance filings by PJM, MISO, PJM Transmission Owners, and MISO Transmission Owners, concerning interregional transmission coordination and cost planning requirements of Order No. 1000. PJM Interconn., L.L.C., et al., 149 FERC ¶ 61,250 DOC (2014), order on reh’g and compl., 155 FERC ¶ 61,008 DOC (2016), order on reh’g and compl.,
      157 FERC ¶ 61,065 PDF (2016).
      FERC Docket No. ER13-1944, et al.
      Assigned to: Elizabeth Rylander
      Status: in abeyance


    MPS Merchant Services, Inc. and Shell Energy N.A. (US), L.P. v. FERC
    Nos. 17-70850 and 17-70881 (9th Cir. filed 3/23/2017)

      California refund proceeding orders, directing remaining non-settling sellers to disgorge excess amounts they received for all sales during all hours of the summer 2000 refund period, when market prices were inflated by tariff violations by sellers. San Diego Gas & Electric Co. v. Sellers of Energy, et al., Op. No. 536, 149 FERC ¶ 61,116 PDF (2014), on reh’g, Op. No. 536-A, 153 FERC ¶ 61,144 PDF (2015), on reh’g, 154 FERC ¶ 61,063 DOC (2016), on reh’g, 158 FERC ¶ 61,076 PDF (2017).
      FERC Docket No. EL00-95, et al.
      Assigned to: Beth Pacella
      Status: in abeyance; No. 17-70850 dismissed on 10/24/2017


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    National Fuel Gas Supply Corp., et al. v. FERC
    No. 17-1143 (D.C. Cir. filed 6/1/2017)

      Certificate to construct and operate the Northern Access 2016 Project, consisting of new pipeline and compression facilities in Pennsylvania and New York. National Fuel Gas Supply Corp. and Empire Pipeline, Inc., 158 FERC ¶ 61,145 PDF (2017), reh'g pending (tolling order issued).
      FERC Docket No. CP15-115
      Assigned to: Robert Solomon
      Status: in abeyance


    New England Power Generators Ass’n v. FERC
    No. 15-1071 (D.C. Cir. filed 3/31/2015)

      Order on complaint, alleging that certain administrative pricing provision in ISO-NE tariff, governing operation of Forward Capacity Market, are unjust, unreasonable, and unduly discriminatory. New England Power Generators Ass’n v. ISO New England Inc., 146 FERC ¶ 61,039 PDF (2014), order on reh’g & clar., 150 FERC ¶ 61,064 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. EL14-7
      Assigned to: Ross Fulton
      Status: petitions for review granted 2/2/2018


    New England Power Generators Ass’n v. FERC
    Nos. 16-1023 and 16-1024 (D.C. Cir. filed 1/19/2016)

      Proposals to address resource performance problems in ISO-NE Forward Capacity Market; denial of complaint that Peak Energy Rent mechanism, which mitigates incentives to create price spikes in the energy market through economic or physical withholding, had become unjust and unreasonable. ISO New England and New England Power Pool, 147 FERC ¶ 61,172 PDF (2014), reh’g denied, 153 FERC ¶ 61,223 PDF(2015); New England Power Generators Ass’n v. ISO New England, 150 FERC ¶ 61,053 PDF (2015), reh’g denied, 153 FERC ¶ 61,222 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. ER14-1050, et al.
      Assigned to: Carol Banta
      Status: petition for review dismissed for No. 16-1023 and petition for review denied for No. 16-1024 on 1/19/2018


    New Jersey Bd. of Pub. Utils., et al. v. FERC
    Nos. 17-1101, et al. (D.C. Cir. filed 3/31/2017)

      Tariff provisions relating to the allocation of Auction Revenue Rights and Financial Transmission Rights. PJM Interconnection, L.L.C., 156 FERC ¶ 61,180 PDF (2016), order on reh’g & compl., 158 FERC ¶ 61,093 PDF (2017).
      FERC Docket No. EL16-6, et al.
      Assigned to: Anand Viswanathan
      Status: petitions for review denied 6/12/2018


    New York State DEC and Protect Orange County v. FERC
    No. 17-3770 and 17-3966 (2nd Cir. filed 11/28/2017 and later)

      Conditional certificate for construction and operation of Millennium (Valley Lateral) pipeline; waiver (through delay) of state Clean Water Act authority. Millennium Pipeline Co., L.L.C., 160 FERC ¶ 61,065 PDF (2017), reh’g denied, 161 FERC ¶ 61,186 PDF (2017); 157 FERC ¶ 61,096 PDF (2016), reh’g denied, 161 FERC ¶ 61,194 PDF (2017).
      FERC Docket No. CP16-17
      Assigned to: Robert Solomon
      Status: petition for review denied 3/12/2018


    NextEra Desert Center Blythe, LLC v. FERC
    No. 16-1003 (D.C. Cir. filed 1/7/2016)

      Denial of complaint by NextEra, requesting that the California ISO allocate to NextEra congestion revenue rights. NextEra Desert Center Blythe, LLC v. Cal. Indep. Sys. Operator Corp., 151 FERC ¶ 61,198 PDF (2015), reh’g denied, 153 FERC ¶ 61,208 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. EL15-47
      Assigned to: Lisa Luftig
      Status: petition for review granted and case remanded 4/4/2017


    NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, et al. v. FERC
    No. 17-1110 (D.C. Cir. filed 4/3/2017)

      Revisions to New England Forward Capacity Market, including system-wide sloped demand curve and exemption for certain renewable resources from minimum offer price rule. ISO New England, Inc. and New England Power Pool Participants Comm., 147 FERC ¶ 61,173 PDF (2014), order on reh’g & clar., 150 FERC ¶ 61,065 PDF (2015), order on remand, 155 FERC ¶ 61,023 PDF (2016), order on reh’g, 158 FERC ¶ 61,138 PDF (2017).
      FERC Docket No. ER14-1639
      Assigned to: Holly Cafer
      Status: oral argument 4/13/2018


    NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, et al. v. FERC
    No. 15-1070 (D.C. Cir. filed 3/30/2015)

      Order accepting, with conditions, revisions to ISO-NE tariff to establish a system-wide sloped demand curve and related parameters for use in Forward Capacity Market. ISO New England Inc. and New England Power Pool Participants Committee, 147 FERC ¶ 61,173 PDF (2014), order on reh’g & clar., 150 FERC ¶ 61,065 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. ER14-1639
      Assigned to: Holly Cafer
      Status: voluntary remand granted 12/1/2015


    North Carolina Utils. Commission v. FERC
    Nos. 18-1018, 18-1019, and 18-1020 (D.C. Cir. filed 1/19/2018)



    Northern Virginia Elec. Coop., et al. v. FERC
    Nos. 17-1262 and 17-1265 (D.C. Cir. filed 12/15/2017)

      Allocation of costs of undergrounding three VEPCO transmission projects. Old Dominion Elec. Coop., et al. v. Virginia Elec. and Power Co., 146 FERC ¶ 61,200 PDF (2014), reh’g denied, 161 FERC ¶ 61,055 PDF (2017).
      FERC Docket No. EL10-49
      Assigned to: Anand Viswanathan
      Status: in abeyance


    NRG Power Marketing LLC, et al., and PJM Power Providers Group v. FERC
    Nos. 15-1452 and 15-1454 (D.C. Cir. filed 12/14/2015)

      Revisions to PJM capacity market Minimum Offer Price Rule, concerning buyer-side market power mitigation. PJM Interconnection, LLC, 143 FERC ¶ 61,090 PDF (2013), order on reh'g & compl., 153 FERC ¶ 61,066 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. ER13-535
      Assigned to: Carol Banta
      Status: petitions for review granted, and orders vacated and remanded on 7/7/2017


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    Old Dominion Elec. Coop. and Dominion Resources Servs. v. FERC
    No. 17-1040 and 17-1041 (D.C. Cir. filed 2/6/2017)

      Allocation of cost responsibility for PJM transmission expansions and upgrades. PJM Interconnection, L.L.C., 154 FERC ¶¶ 61,096 PDF and 61,097 PDF (2016), order on reh’g and compl., 157 FERC ¶¶ 61,191 PDF and 61,192 PDF (2016).
      FERC Docket No. ER15-1344, et al.
      Assigned to: Lona Perry
      Status: oral argument 3/19/2018


    Old Dominion Electric Cooperative v. FERC
    No. 16-1111 (D.C. Cir. filed 4/11/2016)

      Denial of petition for waiver, seeking recovery of natural gas costs associated with Jan. 2014 cold weather. Old Dominion Elec. Coop., 151 FERC ¶ 61,207 PDF (2015), reh’g denied, 154 FERC ¶ 61,155 PDF (2016).
      FERC Docket No. ER14-2242
      Assigned to: Susanna Chu
      Status: petition for review denied 6/15/2018


    Orangeburg, South Carolina v. FERC
    No. 15-1274 (D.C. Cir. filed 8/12/2015)

      Conditional acceptance of joint dispatch agreement following Duke/Progress merger; whether agreement and NC Commission favor native load sales to the disfavor of sales to Orangeburg. Duke Energy Corp. and Progress Energy, Inc.; Carolina Power & Light Co., 139 FERC ¶ 61,193 PDF (2012), order on reh'g, 151 FERC ¶ 61,242 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket Nos. ER12-1338, ER12-1347
      Assigned to: Karin Larson, Beth Pacella
      Status: orders vacated in part and remanded for further explanation on 7/14/2017


    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: Elizabeth Rylander
      Status: dismissed 2/8/2017; 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: Elizabeth Rylander
      Status: dismissed 2/8/2017; related to D.C. Cir. No. 06-1423, et al.


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    People of the State of Cal., et al. v. FERC
    No. 16-70680 and 16-73391 (9th Cir. filed 5/10/2016 and later)

      Order on remand from State of California, ex rel. Harris v. FERC, 784 F.3d 1267 (9th Cir. 2015), setting for evidentiary, trial-type hearing whether any seller’s violation of market-based rate quarterly reporting requirement led to an unjust and unreasonable rate for that seller during 2000-2001 period. State of California, ex rel. Bill Lockyer, Attorney General of Cal. v. British Columbia Power Exchange Corp., et al., 153 FERC ¶ 61,137 PDF (2015), order on reh’g & clar., 154 FERC ¶ 61,154 PDF (2016), order on reh’g, 157 FERC ¶ 61,023 PDF (2016).
      FERC Docket No. EL02-71, et al.
      Assigned to: Robert Solomon
      Status: in abeyance


    People of the State of California, et al. v. FERC
    No. 15-73466 (9th Cir. filed 11/13/2015)

      Order in California Refund Proceeding, following evidentiary hearing and ALJ Initial Decision, finding that certain sellers during California energy crisis engaged in tariff violations impacting the market clearing price, and directing disgorgement of amounts received above the marginal cost-based proxy price. San Diego Gas & Elec. Co. v. Sellers of Energy, et al., Opinion No. 536, 149 FERC ¶ 61,116 PDF (2014), order on reh’g, 153 FERC ¶ 61,144 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. EL00-95, et al.
      Assigned to: Robert Solomon
      Status: motions


    People of the State of California, et al. v. FERC
    No. 15-70511 (9th Cir. filed 2/19/2015)

      Order setting for trial-type, evidentiary hearing issues on remand concerning long-term contracts, entered into between California Parties and wholesale energy suppliers (Shell Energy and Iberdrola), during 2000-2001 California energy crisis, and establishing scope of evidence that may be adduced at hearing. Pub. Utils. Comm’n of California v. Sellers of Long-Term Contracts to the California Dept. of Water Resources, et al., 149 FERC ¶ 61,127 PDF (2014), order on reh’g & compl., 150 FERC ¶ 61,079 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. EL02-60
      Assigned to: Robert Solomon
      Status: in abeyance


    People of the State of California, et al. v. FERC
    No. 14-72092 (9th Cir. filed 7/11/2014)

      Order denying motion to lodge additional evidence of market manipulation in the California refund proceeding, concerning the resetting of the just and reasonable clearing prices during the refund period. San Diego Gas & Electric Co. v. Sellers of Energy and Ancillary Services, 148 FERC ¶ 61,006 PDF (2014), and earlier orders.
      FERC Docket No. EL00-95
      Assigned to: Robert Solomon
      Status: in abeyance


    People of the State of California, et al. v. FERC
    No. 16-70068, et al. (9th Cir. filed 1/8/2016 and later)

      Order in Pacific Northwest refund proceeding, on remand from Port of Seattle v. FERC, 499 F.3d 1016 (9th Cir. 2007). Puget Sound Energy, Inc. v. All Jurisdictional Sellers of Energy and/or Capacity at Wholesale into Electric Energy and/or Capacity Markets in the Pacific Northwest, Op. No. 537, 151 FERC ¶ 61,173 PDF (2015), on reh’g, Op. No. 537-A, 153 FERC ¶ 61,386 (2015).
      FERC Docket No. EL01-10, et al.
      Assigned to: Robert Solomon
      Status: in abeyance


    Petro Star Inc. v. FERC and United States of America
    No. 15-1009 (D.C. Cir. filed 1/15/2015)

      Investigation and hearing as to whether existing Quality Bank formula properly values Resid cut of commingled crude oil transported by the Trans Alaska Pipeline System. BP Pipelines (Alaska) Inc., et al., 149 FERC ¶ 61,149 PDF (2014).
      FERC Docket No. OR14-6
      Assigned to: Susanna Chu
      Status: petition for review granted and remanded on 8/30/2016


    PJM Power Providers Group and PSEG Power LLC, et al. v. FERC,
    Nos. 15-1453 and 15-1455 (D.C. Cir. filed 12/14/2015)

      Revisions to PJM capacity market demand curve (Variable Resource Requirement Curve) and related inputs. PJM Interconnection, LLC, 149 FERC ¶ 61,183 PDF (2014), order on reh'g & compl., 153 FERC ¶ 61,035 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. ER14-2940
      Assigned to: Anand Viswanathan
      Status: petitions for review denied 1/26/2018


    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.


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    Resale Power Group v. FERC
    No. 16-1088 (D.C. Cir. filed 3/4/2016)

      50 basis point adder to base return on equity to independent transmission company. Midcontinent Indep. System Operator, Inc., 150 FERC ¶ 61,252 PDF (2015), order on reh’g & compl., 154 FERC ¶ 61,004 PDF (2016).
      FERC Docket No. 15-945
      Assigned to: Holly Cafer
      Status: in abeyance


    Rover Pipeline LLC v. FERC
    No. 18-1032 (D.C. Cir. filed 1/29/2018)

      Order authorizing construction and operation of 510 miles of new interstate pipeline and related facilities, extending from Appalachian supply area to Livingston County, Michigan; denial of request for blanket certificate to perform certain activities in light of intentional demolition of property eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places. Rover Pipeline LLC, 158 FERC ¶ 61,109 PDF (2017), order on clar. & reh’g, 161 FERC ¶ 61,244 PDF (2017).
      FERC Docket No. CP15-93, et al.
      Assigned to: Holly Cafer
      Status: in abeyance


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    Sacramento Mun. Util. Dist., et al. v. FERC
    No. 17-73165 (9th Cir. filed 11/21/2017)

      Interim approval of proposed Bonneville rates for transmission service on the Southern Intertie. Bonneville Power Admin., 160 FERC ¶ 61,113 PDF (2017).
      FERC Docket No. EF17-4
      Assigned to: Elizabeth Rylander
      Status: in abeyance


    Saguaro Power Co. v. FERC
    No. 17-1050 (D.C. Cir. filed 2/10/2017)

      Partial waiver of operating and efficiency standards for qualifying cogeneration facility under PURPA regulations; finding that Power Purchase Agreement continues to govern rates. Saguaro Power Co., 156 FERC ¶ 61,247 PDF (2016), reh’g denied, 157 FERC ¶ 61,203 PDF (2016).
      FERC Docket No. EL16-78, et al.
      Assigned to: Carol Banta
      Status: dismissed 4/23/2018


    San Diego Gas & Electric Co. v. FERC
    No. 16-1433 (D.C. Cir. filed 12/23/2016)

      Recovery of development and construction costs associated with transmission upgrade (SOCRE project), if abandoned or cancelled for reasons beyond SDG&E’s control. San Diego Gas & Electric Co., 154 FERC ¶ 61,158 PDF (2016), reh’g denied, 157 FERC ¶ 61,056 PDF (2016).
      FERC Docket No. EL15-103
      Assigned to: Ross Fulton
      Status: oral argument 3/15/2018


    Seneca Generation, LLC v. FERC
    No. 16-1016 (D.C. Cir. filed 1/15/2016)

      Relicensing of Kinzua Pumped Storage Project, on the Allegheny River in Pennsylvania; consideration of two mandatory license conditions, for protection of fish species and water quality, adopted by U.S. Forest Service. Seneca Generation LLC, 152 FERC ¶ 62,045 PDF (2015), reh'g denied, 153 FERC ¶ 61,234 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. P-2280
      Assigned to: Holly Cafer
      Status: briefing


    Sierra Club, et al. v. FERC
    Nos. 16-1329 and 16-1387 (D.C. Cir. filed 9/21/2016 and later)

      Order authorizing, subject to conditions, Florida Southeast, Transco, and Sabal Trail to construct and operate natural gas pipeline projects to serve Florida and southeast markets. Florida Southeast Connection, LLC, et al., 154 FERC ¶ 61,080 DOC (2016), order on reh’g, 156 FERC ¶ 61,160 PDF (2016).
      FERC Docket No. CP14-554, et al.
      Assigned to: Ross Fulton
      Status: petition for review in No. 16-1329 is granted, orders under review are vacated and remanded to FERC, petition for review in No. 16-1387 is denied, 8/22/2017


    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: vacated and remanded 8/22/2014


    State Corp. Comm’n of Kansas v. FERC
    No. 15-1447 (D.C. Cir. filed 12/14/2015)

      Integration of additional transmission-owning utilities – Western-UGP, Basin Electric, and Heartland Power Dist. – into Southwest Power Pool. Southwest Power Pool, Inc., 149 FERC ¶ 61,113 PDF (2014), order on reh’g & clar., 153 FERC ¶ 61,051PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. ER14-2850, et al.
      Assigned to: Susanna Chu
      Status: petition for review denied 11/28/2017


    State of North Carolina v. FERC
    No. 17-1243 (D.C. Cir. filed 11/16/2017)

      New license for continued operation and maintenance of the Yadkin Project on the Yadkin River in North Carolina; transfer of new license. Alcoa Power Generating Inc. and Cube Yadkin Generation LLC, 156 FERC ¶ 62,210 PDF (2016), order on reh’g, 160 FERC ¶ 61,097 PDF (2017). order on reh’g, 160 FERC ¶ 61,098 PDF (2017).
      FERC Docket No. P-2197
      Assigned to: Holly Cafer
      Status: briefing


    Sunland Estate Homeowners Ass’n v. FERC
    No. 17-73060 (9th Cir. filed 11/7/2017)

      Revision of project boundary to include property owned by licensee within a residential development. Pub. Util. District No. 2 of Grant County, Wash., 158 FERC ¶ 61,036 PDF (2017), reh’g denied, 160 FERC ¶ 61,096 PDF (2017).
      FERC Docket No. P-2114
      Assigned to: Elizabeth Rylander
      Status: briefing


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    Tesoro Refining and Marketing Co., et al. v. FERC and United States of America
    No. 15-1101, et al. (D.C. Cir. filed 4/17/2015 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 & compl., Opinion 511-A, 137 FERC ¶ 61,220 PDF (2011), order on reh’g & compl., Opinion 511-B, 150 FERC ¶ 61,096 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. IS08-390
      Assigned to: Karin Larson
      Status: SFPP’s petition for review be granted-in-part, FERC’s orders be vacated accordingly; SFPP’s petition be denied-in-part, Shippers’ petition be granted, FERC’s orders be vacated with respect to the double recovery issue; cases remanded to FERC for further proceedings on 7/1/2016


    TNA Merchant Projects, Inc. v. FERC
    No. 15-1320 (D.C. Cir. filed 9/10/2015)

      Order on remand, concerning rates for reactive power service to Bonneville Power Administration; continued treatment of filing as a rate change subject to suspension and refund. Chehalis Power Generating, L.P., 145 FERC ¶ 61,052 PDF (2013), order on reh’g, 152 FERC ¶ 61,050 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. ER05-1056
      Assigned to: Susanna Chu
      Status: on remand from D.C. Cir. No. 13-1008; petitions for review granted in part, denied in part and remanded to FERC 5/19/2017


    TNA Merchant Projects, Inc. v. FERC
    No. 16-1009 (D.C. Cir. filed 1/12/2016)

      Rates for reactive power service to Bonneville Power Administration; continued treatment 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), on remand, 145 FERC ¶ 61,052 PDF (2013), on reh’g, 152 FERC ¶ 61,050 PDF (2015), on reh’g, 153 FERC ¶ 61,194 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. ER05-1056
      Assigned to: Susanna Chu
      Status: petitions for review granted in part, denied in part and remanded to FERC 5/19/2017


    Town of Weymouth, Mass. and Fore River Residents, et al. v. FERC
    No. 17-1135, et al. (D.C. Cir. filed 5/24/2017 and later

      Certificate to construct and operate the Atlantic Bridge Project, consisting of new pipeline and compression facilities in New York, Connecticut, and Massachusetts. Algonquin Gas Transmission and Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline, 158 FERC ¶ 61,061 PDF (2017), reh'g pending (tolling order issued).
      FERC Docket No. CP16-9
      Assigned to: Lona Perry
      Status: briefing


    Townships of Bordentown and Chesterfield, New Jersey v. FERC
    No. 17-1047 (3rd Cir. filed 1/6/2017)

      Order authorizing Transco to construct Garden State Expansion Project (compressor, stations, and appurtenant facilities) in New Jersey. Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Co., LLC, 155 FERC ¶ 61,016 PDF (2016), reh’g denied, 157 FERC ¶ 61,095 PDF (2016).
      FERC Docket No. CP15-89
      Assigned to: Susanna Chu
      Status: oral argument 6/11/2018


    TransCanada Power Mrktg. Ltd., et al. v. FERC
    No. 14-1103, et al. (D.C. Cir. filed 6/6/2014)

      Revision to tariff to aid ISO in maintaining winter reliability, by procuring supplemental oil-fired, dual-fired, and demand response resources; bid selection process results. ISO New England, Inc., 144 FERC ¶ 61,204 DOC (2013), reh’g denied, 147 FERC ¶ 61,026 PDF (2014); 145 FERC ¶ 61,023 PDF (2013), reh’g denied, 147 FERC ¶ 61,027 PDF (2014).
      FERC Docket No. ER13-1851, et al.
      Assigned to: Carol Banta
      Status: petitions denied in part, granted and remanded in part on 12/22/2015


    Turlock Irrigation Dist. and Modesto Irrigation Dist. v. FERC
    No. 16-71380 (9th Cir. filed 5/6/2016)

      Denial of complaint, alleging that PG&E breached certain interconnection agreements, concerning coordination of transmission systems, between the Districts and PG&E. Modesto and Turlock Irrigation Dists. v. Pacific Gas and Elec. Co., 152 FERC ¶ 61,016 PDF (2015), reh'g denied, 154 FERC ¶ 61,215 PDF (2016).
      FERC Docket No. EL15-55
      Assigned to: Susanna Chu
      Status: oral argument 5/15/2018


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    United Airlines, Inc. and UPS Fuel Services, Inc. v. FERC and United States of America
    No. 16-1245 (D.C. Cir. filed 7/16/2016)

      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 PDF (2013), order on reh’g, 155 FERC ¶ 61,178 PDF (2016).
      FERC Docket No. OR3-25, et al.
      Assigned to: Elizabeth Rylander, Susanna Chu
      Status: petition for review dismissed 7/17/2018


    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


    Utility Workers Union of America Local 464 v. FERC
    No. 16-1068 (D.C. Cir. filed 2/24/2016)

      Results of 9th ISO-NE Forward Capacity Auction; bidding behavior and retirement of Brayton Point facility. ISO New England, Inc., 151 FERC ¶ 61,226 PDF (2015), reh’g denied, 153 FERC ¶ 61,378 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. ER15-1137
      Assigned to: Nicholas Gladd
      Status: oral argument 2/9/2018


    Utility Workers Union of America Local 464 and Robert Clark v. FERC
    No. 16-1408 (D.C. Cir. filed 11/23/2016)

      Results of 10th ISO-NE Forward Capacity Auction; bidding behavior and retirement of Brayton Point facility. ISO New England, Inc., 155 FERC ¶ 61,273 PDF (2016), reh’g denied, 157 FERC ¶ 61,060 PDF (2016).
      FERC Docket No. ER16-1041
      Assigned to: Nicholas Gladd
      Status: oral argument 2/9/2018


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    Western Minnesota Municipal Power Agency, et al. v. FERC
    No. 14-1153 (D.C. Cir. filed 8/15/2014)

      Competing applications for preliminary permit to study Saylorville Dam Project in Polk County, Iowa; whether municipal preference should be limited to development of water resources located in the vicinity of the municipality. FFP Qualified Hydro 14, LLC; W. Minn. Mun. Power Agency, 145 FERC ¶ 61,255 PDF (2013), reh’g denied, 147 FERC ¶ 61,233 PDF (2014).
      FERC Docket No. P-13579, et al.
      Assigned to: Holly Cafer
      Status: petition granted, and orders vacated and remanded on 11/20/2015


    Western Refining Co., L.P., et al. v. FERC and United States of America
    No. 15-1103, et al. (D.C. Cir. filed 4/17/2015 and later)

      Opinion, after hearing and ALJ initial decision, addressing reasonableness of revised rates for shipment on SFPP’s East Line; various cost of service rate issues. SFPP, L.P., Opinion 522, 140 FERC ¶ 61,220 PDF (2012), order on reh’g & compl., Opinion 522-A, 150 FERC ¶ 61,097 PDF (2015), reh’g & compl. pending.
      FERC Docket No. IS09-437
      Assigned to: Ross Fulton
      Status: in abeyance


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    Xcel Energy Services Inc. v. FERC
    No. 14-1282 (D.C. Cir. filed 12/15/2014)

      Rates for transmission service by Tri-County Electric Cooperative; whether rates should be subject to refund, absent a commitment by Tri-County, an exempt public utility, to refund difference between filed rate and rate ultimately found to be just and reasonable. Southwest Power Pool, Inc., 138 FERC ¶ 61,231 PDF (2012), order on reh’g, 142 FERC ¶ 61,135 PDF (2013), order on reh’g & compl., 149 FERC ¶ 61,050 PDF (2014).
      FERC Docket No. ER12-959
      Assigned to: Lisa Luftig
      Status: petition for review is granted in part, remanded to the Commission for further proceedings on 3/8/2016


    Xcel Energy Services Inc. v. FERC
    No. 18-1005 (D.C. Cir. filed 1/5/2018)

      Order granting SPP a waiver of various tariff provisions to allow SPP to implement previously-approved revenue crediting procedures relating to network upgrades. Southwest Power Pool, Inc., 156 FERC ¶ 61,020 PDF (2016), reh’g denied, 161 FERC ¶ 61,144 PDF (2017).
      FERC Docket No. ER16-1341
      Assigned to: Anand Viswanathan
      Status: briefing


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Updated: July 17, 2018