Each year, the Commission's Staff makes public various docketed and non-docketed reports that are primarily of an investigative and informational nature.

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Issuance Date Title
May 23, 2024

2024 Summer Energy Market and Electric Reliability Assessment Presentation | Report

March 21, 2024 2023 State of the Markets | Presentation | Report
January 17, 2024

2024 Energy Primer: A Handbook of Energy Market Basics

December 19, 2023

FERC-NERC-Regional Entity Joint Blackstart Availability Study in Texas | Presentation | Report

November 16, 2023

Winter Energy Market and Reliability Assessment 2023/2024 | Staff Presentation | Report

November 07, 2023

Winter Storm Elliott Report: Inquiry into Bulk-Power System Operations During December 2022 | News Release

September 21, 2023 

A-3 Elliott Report: Complete Electricity Standards, Implement Gas Reliability Rules | Presentation

May 18, 2023

Summer Energy Market and Electric Reliability Assessment 2023 | Staff Presentation | Report

March 16, 2023

2022 State of the Markets | Presentation | Report

October 20, 2022

Winter Energy Market and Reliability Assessment 2022/2023 | Staff Presentation | Report

May 19, 2022

2022 Summer Energy Market and Reliability Assessment | Presentation | Report | News Release

November 18, 2021

Staff Report on the Office of Enforcement’s activities during Fiscal Year 2021 | Staff Presentation | Report

September 21, 2023

 Elliott Report: Complete Electricity Standards, Implement Gas Reliability Rules | Presentation

November 16, 2021

The February 2021 Cold Weather Outages in Texas and the South Central United States | FERC, NERC and Regional Entity Staff Report

November 4, 2021

FERC, NERC, Regional Entity Joint Review of Protection System Commissioning Programs | Report

October 21, 2021

2021-2022 Winter Energy Market and Reliability Assessment  | Presentation | Report

September 23, 2021

FERC, NERC Staff Review 2021 Winter Freeze, Recommend Standards Improvements | News Release | Staff Presentation | PPT

July 8, 2021

FERC and ERO Enterprise Joint Report on Real-time Assessments | News Release | Report

July 6, 2021

FERC, NERC Joint Report on SolarWinds and Related Supply Chain Compromise | Report

May 20, 2021

2021 Summer Energy Market and Reliability Assessment |  Staff Presentation | Report

March 18, 2021

Order to Show Cause and Staff Report regarding Rover Pipeline, LLC and Energy Transfer  News Release  | Order C-6 

March 18, 2021

2020 State of the Markets Report Staff Presentation | Report

December 17, 2020

Staff Presentation on California Heat Storms, August-September 2020 Staff Presentation

November 19, 2020

2020 Report on Enforcement  Staff Presentation | Report

October 15, 2020

2020/2021 Winter Energy Market and Reliability Assessment | Updated Report

June 3, 2020

2020 Energy Primer: A Handbook of Energy Market Basics 

May 21, 2020

2020 Summer Energy Market and Reliability Assessment  | Podcast

March 19, 2020

 2019 State of the Markets Report

November 21, 2019 

2019 Report on Enforcement

October 17, 2019

2019-2020 Winter Energy Market Assessment Presentation (As Presented) | Presentation (Full Version)

May 16, 2019 2019

Summer Energy Market and Reliability Assessment Report | Staff Presentation

April 18, 2019

2018 State of the Markets Report | Presentation

November 15, 2018

 2018 Report on Enforcement

October 18, 2018

2018–2019 Winter Energy Market Assessment Presentation (As Presented) | Presentation (Full Version)

May 17, 2018 2018

Summer Energy Market and Reliability Assessment Report | Staff Presentation

April 19, 2018

2017 State of the Markets Report | Presentation

November 16, 2017

 2017 Report on Enforcement

October 25, 2017

Agency Actions Pursuant to Executive Order 13783, Promoting Energy Independence and Economic Growth

October 19, 2017 2017–2018

Winter Energy Market Assessment (As Presented) | Full Version

June 15, 2017

2017 Summer Market and Reliability Assessment

April 13, 2017

FERC Staff Issues the 2016 State of the Markets Report

November 17, 2016

 2016 Report on Enforcement

October 20, 2016

2016–2017 Winter Energy Market Assessment

May 19, 2016

2016 Summer Market and Reliability Assessment

March 17, 2016

2015 State of the Markets Presentation

November 19, 2015

2015 Report on Enforcement

October 15, 2015 

2015 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey Results

October 15, 2015

2015–2016 Winter Energy Market Assessment

May 14, 2015

2015 Summer Market and Reliability Assessment

March 19, 2015

OAL Contributions to the Work of the Commission

March 19, 2015

2014 State of the Markets Presentation

 

Issuance Date Title

December 12, 2023

2023 Staff Report Lessons Learned from Commission-Led CIP Reliability Audits | News Release 

December 16, 2022

2022 Assessment of Demand Response and Advanced Metering

October 14, 2022

2022 Staff Report Lessons Learned from Commission-Led CIP Reliability Audits | News Release 

December 15, 2021

2021 Assessment of Demand Response and Advanced Metering

October 8, 2021

2021 Staff Report Lessons Learned from Commission-Led CIP Reliability Audits | News Release 

September 23, 2021

FERC, NERC Staff Review 2021 Winter Freeze, Recommend Standards Improvements News Release | Staff Presentation | PPT

July 8, 2021

FERC and ERO Enterprise Joint Report on Real-time Assessments | News Release | Report

April 15, 2021

Staff Report on Electric Transmission Incentives Policy Under Section 219 of the Federal Power Act (RM20-10-000)  News ReleasePresentation | Supplemental NOPR

December 22, 2020

2020 Assessment of Demand Response and Advanced Metering Report

December 17, 2020

Item E-3 - Staff Presentation on California Independent System Operator Response to August Heat Event (EL21-19-000) Staff Presentation 

December 17, 2020

Staff Presentation on Cybersecurity Incentives (RM21-3-000) News Release | Staff Presentation | NOPR

November 19, 2020

Staff Presentation on Managing Transmission Line Ratings.  Staff Presentation

October 2, 2020

2020 Staff Report Lessons Learned from Commission-Led CIP Reliability Audits | News Release 

September 23, 2020

FERC, NERC Second Joint Staff White Paper on Notices of Penalty Pertaining to Violations of Critical Infrastructure Protection Reliability Standards 

September 14, 2020

FERC, NERC and REs Staff Report on Cyber Planning for Response and Recovery Study(CYPRES) | News Release 

February 20, 2020

FERC Launches Look into Virtualization, Cloud Services for Power Grid Operations News Release | Presentation | Orders: E-19 NOI , E-22

January 23, 2020

FERC Accepts NERC Performance Assessment, Bolsters Grid Reliability News Release | Presentation | Orders: E-20 , E-21 , E-22 , E-24

October 17, 2019

FERC Approves First Compliance Filings on Landmark Storage Rule News Release | Presentation | Orders: E-1 and E-2

October 4, 2019

FERC Staff Report Identifies Lessons Learned from CIP Reliability Audits | News Release

August 27, 2019

FERC/NERC Staff White Paper on CIP Standards Notices of Penalties | News Release

August 22, 2019

Managing Transmission Line Ratings

July 18, 2019

The South Central United States Cold Weather Bulk Electric System Event of January 17, 2018

March 29, 2019

FERC Staff Report Identifies Lessons Learned from CIP Reliability Audits News Release

November 7, 2018

FERC Staff Issues Assessment of Demand Response and Advanced Metering Report

May 2, 2018

FERC–NERC Staff Report on Grid Operators Having Sufficient ‘Blackstart’ Capability | News Release

December 28, 2017

Assessment of Demand Response and Advanced Metering Report

October 6, 2017

2017 Report on Transmission Investment Metrics

October 6, 2017

Lessons Learned from Commission-Led CIP Version 5 Reliability Audits

June 9, 2017

FERC, NERC Staff Report on Grid Restoration and Recovery Plans Absent SCADA or EMS

December 22, 2016

Assessment of Demand Response and Advanced Metering Report

December 8, 2016

Electric Reliability Primer

August 12, 2016

Staff Report on Common Metrics for RTO/ISOs and Individual Utilities | Errata Notice (revised on August 3, 2017)

March 17, 2016

Staff Report on Transmission Investment Metrics 

January 29, 2016

FERC-NERC-Regional Entity Joint Review of Restoration and Recovery Plans Report 

 

Issuance Date Title
February 5, 2024

FERC Staff Sends Thirty-seventh Report to Congress on Progress Made in Licensing and Constructing the Alaska Natural Gas Pipeline

August 9, 2023

Thirty-sixth Report to Congress on Progress Made in Licensing and Constructing the Alaska Natural Gas Pipeline

February 2, 2023

FERC Staff sends Thirty-Fifth Report to Congress on Progress Made in Licensing and Constructing the Alaska Natural Gas Pipeline

August 10. 2022

FERC Staff sends Thirty-fourth Report to Congress on Progress Made in Licensing and Constructing the Alaska Natural Gas Pipeline

February 7, 2022

FERC Staff sends Thirty-third Report to Congress on Progress Made in Licensing and Constructing the Alaska Natural Gas Pipeline

August 2. 2021

FERC Staff sends Thirty-Second Report to Congress on Progress Made in Licensing and Constructing the Alaska Natural Gas Pipeline

February 2, 2021

FERC staff sends Thirty-First Report to Congress on progress made in licensing and constructing the Alaska Natural Gas Pipeline

December 17, 2020

Items G-2 & G-3: Staff Presentation on Price Index Policy Statement and Safe Harbor Price Index (PL20-3-000, RM20-7-000) News Release | Staff Presentation | Proposed Revised Policy Statement | NOPR

August 4, 2020

FERC staff sends Thirtieth Report to Congress on progress made in licensing and constructing the Alaska Natural Gas Pipeline

February 12, 2020 

FERC staff sends Twenty-Ninth Report to Congress on progress made in licensing and constructing the Alaska Natural Gas Pipeline

August 13, 2019

FERC staff sends Twenty-Eighth Report to Congress on progress made in licensing and constructing the Alaska Natural Gas Pipeline

February 7, 2019

FERC staff sends Twenty-Seventh Report to Congress on progress made in licensing and constructing the Alaska Natural Gas Pipeline

August 17, 2018

FERC staff sends Twenty-Sixth Report to Congress on progress made in licensing and constructing the Alaska Natural Gas Pipeline

February 14, 2018

FERC staff sends Twenty-Fifth Report to Congress on progress made in licensing and constructing the Alaska Natural Gas Pipeline

August 9, 2017

FERC staff sends Twenty-Fourth Report to Congress on progress made in licensing and constructing the Alaska Natural Gas Pipeline

February 21, 2017

FERC staff sends Twenty-Third Report to Congress on progress made in licensing and constructing the Alaska Natural Gas Pipeline

August 8, 2016

FERC staff sends Twenty-Second Report to Congress on progress made in licensing and constructing the Alaska Natural Gas Pipeline

February 2, 2016

FERC staff sends Twenty-First Report to Congress on progress made in licensing and constructing the Alaska Natural Gas Pipeline 

August 12, 2015

FERC staff sends Twentieth Report to Congress on progress made in licensing and constructing the Alaska Natural Gas Pipeline 

February 24, 2015

FERC staff sends Nineteenth Report to Congress on progress made in licensing and constructing the Alaska Natural Gas Pipeline 

 

Issuance Date Title
December 17, 2020

Item G-1: Staff Presentation on Five-Year Review of the Oil Pipeline Index (RM20-14-000) News Release | Staff Presentation | Order

June 2005

Staff Oil Pipeline Handbook, Volume IV

Issuance Date Title
June 10, 2024 Energy Infrastructure Update for April 2024
May 20, 2024 Energy Infrastructure Update for March 2024
April 8, 2024 Energy Infrastructure Update for February 2024
March 14, 2024 Energy Infrastructure Update for January 2024
February 15, 2024 Energy Infrastructure Update for December 2023 (revised data on May 20, 2024)

January 16, 2024

Energy Infrastructure Update for November 2023 (revised data on May 20, 2024)

January 11, 2024

Energy Infrastructure Update for October 2023 (revised data on May 20, 2024)

January 11, 2024

Energy Infrastructure Update for September 2023 (revised data on May 20, 2024)

January 11, 2024

Energy Infrastructure Update for August 2023 (revised data on May 20, 2024)

January 11, 2024

Energy Infrastructure Update for July 2023 (revised data on May 20, 2024)

January 11, 2024

Energy Infrastructure Update for June 2023 (revised data on May 20, 2024)

January 11, 2024

Energy Infrastructure Update for May 2023 (revised data on May 20, 2024)

January 11, 2024

Energy Infrastructure Update for April 2023 (revised data on May 20, 2024)

January 11, 2024

Energy Infrastructure Update for March 2023 (revised data on May 20, 2024)

January 11, 2024

Energy Infrastructure Update for February 2023 (revised data on January 10, 2024)

April 18, 2023

Energy Infrastructure Update for January 2023 (revised data on April 13, 2023)

February 7, 2023

Energy Infrastructure Update for December 2022

January 13, 2023

Energy Infrastructure Update for November 2022

December 1, 2022

Energy Infrastructure Update for October 2022

November 7, 2022

Energy Infrastructure Update for September 2022

October 5, 2022

Energy Infrastructure Update for August 2022

September 15, 2022

Energy Infrastructure Update for July 2022

August 9, 2022

Energy Infrastructure Update for June 2022 (revised data on August 23, 2022)

July 12, 2022

Energy Infrastructure Update for May 2022 (revised data on August 23, 2022)

June 9, 2022

Energy Infrastructure Update for April 2022 (revised data on August 23, 2022)

May 17, 2022

Energy Infrastructure Update for March 2022 (revised data on August 23, 2022)

April 26, 2022

Energy Infrastructure Update for February 2022 (revised data on August 23, 2022)

March 17, 2022

Energy Infrastructure Update for January 2022 (revised data on August 23, 2022)

March 8, 2022

Energy Infrastructure Update for December 2021 (revised on September 28, 2022)

January 5, 2022

Energy Infrastructure Update for November 2021 (revised on September 28, 2022)

December 20, 2021

Energy Infrastructure Update for October 2021 (revised on September 28, 2022)

November 17, 2021

Energy Infrastructure Update for September 2021 (revised on September 28, 2022)

September 30, 2021

Energy Infrastructure Update for August 2021 (revised on September 28, 2022)

September 14, 2021

Energy Infrastructure Update for July 2021 (revised on September 28, 2022)

August 4, 2021

Energy Infrastructure Update for June 2021 (revised on September 28, 2022)

July 12, 2021

Energy Infrastructure Update for May 2021 (revised on September 28, 2022)

June 4, 2021

Energy Infrastructure Update for April 2021 (revised on September 28, 2022)

June 4, 2021

Energy Infrastructure Update for March 2021 (revised on September 28, 2022)

April 20, 2021

Energy Infrastructure Update for February 2021 (revised on September 28, 2022)

March 23, 2021

Energy Infrastructure Update for January 2021 (revised on September 28, 2022)

February 8, 2021

Energy Infrastructure Update for December 2020 (revised on September 28, 2022)

January 5, 2021

Energy Infrastructure Update for November 2020

December 1, 2020

Energy Infrastructure Update for October 2020 (revised generation data on January 5, 2021 based on source data changes)

November 18, 2020

Energy Infrastructure Update for September 2020

October 15, 2020

Energy Infrastructure Update for August 2020

October 15, 2020

Energy Infrastructure Update for July 2020

August 17, 2020

Energy Infrastructure Update for June 2020

July 9, 2020 

Energy Infrastructure Update for May 2020

June 5, 2020

Energy Infrastructure Update for April 2020

June 5, 2020

Energy Infrastructure Update for March 2020

April 20, 2020

Energy Infrastructure Update for February 2020

March 9, 2020

Energy Infrastructure Update for January 2020

March 5, 2020

Energy Infrastructure Update for December 2019

January 15, 2020

Energy Infrastructure Update for November 2019 (revised generation data on January 24, 2020 based on source data changes)

December 18, 2019

Energy Infrastructure Update for October 2019

November 19, 2019

Energy Infrastructure Update for September 2019

November 1, 2019

Energy Infrastructure Update for August 2019

September 11, 2019

Energy Infrastructure Update for July 2019

August 8, 2019

Energy Infrastructure Update for June 2019 (revised generation data on September 11, 2019 based on source data changes)

July 5, 2019

Energy Infrastructure Update for May 2019 (revised generation data on September 11, 2019 based on source data changes)

June 7, 2019

Energy Infrastructure Update for April 2019 (revised generation data on September 11, 2019 based on source data changes)

May 7, 2019

Energy Infrastructure Update for March 2019 (revised generation data on September 11, 2019 based on source data changes)

April 10, 2019

Energy Infrastructure Update for February 2019

March 12, 2019 

Energy Infrastructure Update for January 2019 (revised generation data on April 16, 2019 based on source data changes)

February 5, 2019

Energy Infrastructure Update for December 2018

January 2, 2019

Energy Infrastructure Update for November 2018

December 6, 2018

Energy Infrastructure Update for October 2018 (revised generation data on January 11, 2019 based on source data changes)

November 5, 2018

Energy Infrastructure Update for September 2018

October 9, 2018

Energy Infrastructure Update for August 2018 (revised generation data on November 8, 2018 based on source data changes)

September 6, 2018

Energy Infrastructure Update for July 2018 (revised generation data on October 11, 2018 based on source data changes)

July 31, 2018

Energy Infrastructure Update for June 2018 (revised generation data on September 6, 2018 based on source data changes)

July 5, 2018

Energy Infrastructure Update for May 2018 (revised generation data on July 31, 2018 based on source data changes)

 June 5, 2018

Energy Infrastructure Update for April 2018 (revised generation data on July 31, 2018 based on source data changes)

May 3, 2018

Energy Infrastructure Update for March 2018 (revised generation data on June 5, 2018 based on source data changes)

 April 23, 2018

Energy Infrastructure Update for February 2018 (revised generation data on May 3, 2018 based on source data changes)

March 13, 2018

Energy Infrastructure Update for January 2018

February 6, 2018

Energy Infrastructure Update for December 2017

January 3, 2018

Energy Infrastructure Update for November 2017 (revised generation data on February 6, 2018 based on source data changes)

December 4, 2017

Energy Infrastructure Update for October 2017 (revised natural gas tables on February 8, 2018 reflect end of year revisions)

November 7, 2017

Energy Infrastructure Update for September 2017 (revised natural gas tables on February 8, 2018 reflect end of year revisions)

October 4, 2017

Energy Infrastructure Update for August 2017 (revised natural gas tables on February 8, 2018 reflect end of year revisions)

September 13, 2017

Energy Infrastructure Update for July 2017 (revised natural gas tables on February 8, 2018 reflect end of year revisions)

August 3, 2017

Energy Infrastructure Update for June 2017 (revised natural gas tables on February 8, 2018 reflect end of year revisions)

July 6, 2017

Energy Infrastructure Update for May 2017 (revised natural gas tables on February 8, 2018 reflect end of year revisions)

June 5, 2017

Energy Infrastructure Update for April 2017 (revised natural gas tables on February 8, 2018 reflect end of year revisions)

May 2, 2017

Energy Infrastructure Update for March 2017 (revised natural gas tables on February 8, 2018 reflect end of year revisions)

March 30, 2017

Energy Infrastructure Update for February 2017  (revised natural gas tables on February 8, 2018 reflect end of year revisions)

February 28, 2017

Energy Infrastructure Update for January 2017

February 1, 2017

Energy Infrastructure Update for December 2016 (revised generation data on February 28, 2017 based on source data changes)

January 5, 2017

Energy Infrastructure Update for November 2016

December 6, 2016

Energy Infrastructure Update for October 2016 (revised generation data on December 28, 2016 based on source data changes)

November 2, 2016

Energy Infrastructure Update for September 2016 (revised generation data on December 6, 2016 based on source data changes)

September 30, 2016

Energy Infrastructure Update for August 2016 (revised generation data on October 27, 2016 based on source data changes)

September 2, 2016

Energy Infrastructure Update for July 2016 (revised generation data on October 3, 2016 based on source data changes)

July 29, 2016

Energy Infrastructure Update for June 2016 (revised generation data on September 1, 2016 based on source data changes)

July 1, 2016

Energy Infrastructure Update for May 2016 (revised generation data on August 2, 2016 based on source data changes)

June 6, 2016

Energy Infrastructure Update for April 2016 (revised generation data on July 1, 2016 based on source data changes)

April 27, 2016

Energy Infrastructure Update for March 2016 (revised generation data on July 1, 2016 based on source data changes)

March 23, 2016

Energy Infrastructure Update for February 2016 (revised generation data on April 27, 2016 based on source data changes)

March 3, 2016

Energy Infrastructure Update for January 2016 (revised generation data on March 28, 2016 based on source data changes)

February 2, 2016

Energy Infrastructure Update for December 2015 (revised generation data on March 2, 2016 based on source data changes)

 

Disclaimer: The views presented in the following Staff Papers are the personal views of the authors and not FERC or any of its Commissioners.

Issuance Date Title

May 13, 2022

Incentives for Advanced Cybersecurity Technology Investment

April 21, 2022

Presentation & Report - 2021 State of Markets

September 9, 2021

Energy and Ancillary Services Market Reforms to Address Changing System Needs

May 26, 2021

Hybrid Resources White Paper  | Notice

February 15, 2018

Distributed Energy Resources

January 30, 2017 

Marginal Loss Calculations for the DCOPF

November 17, 2016 

Effective Energy Trading Compliance Practices

November 17, 2016 

Anti-Market Manipulation Enforcement Efforts Ten Years After EPAct 2005

January 19, 2016 

Guidance Principles for Clean Power Plan Modeling | Errata

 

 

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