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EPA Effort to Repeal Clean Power Plan

  • Government
  • Agency
  • Energy

Original Development Brief – Proposes to repeal the Obama-era Clean Power Plan over concerns about US Environmental Protection Agency jurisdiction, regulatory overreach, and harm to the coal industry.

Updated last February 12, 2018

FERC Response to DOE's Proposed Grid Resiliency Pricing Rule

  • Government
  • Agency
  • Energy

Original Development Brief – Terminates a proposed Department of Energy (DOE) rule to provide additional purchasing agreements and cost recovery to certain power plants, and initiates an assessment of grid reliability and resilience.

Updated last May 21, 2018
for the 03/09/2018 initial comments by ISOs/RTOs reported back to FERC.

First Look: DOE's NOPR to FERC on Grid Resiliency Pricing

  • Government
  • Agency
  • Energy

Proposes that certain power plants be offered new pricing dependent on their "resiliency" — defined by having a 90 day supply of fuel on-site —  which FERC later rejects.

Updated last January 12, 2018
for the 01/08/2018 FERC response to DOE.

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