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Former FERC Commissioners Weigh In on CPP Repeal

Former FERC Commissioners Norman Bay, John Norris, and Jon Wellinghoff submitted a comment to EPA’s Clean Power Plan (CPP) repeal docket, responding to EPA’s suggestion that the CPP may impermissibly tread on FERC’s functions and authority.  Characterizing this idea as … Continue reading

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2018 State of the Electric Utility Report Predicts Continued Growth in Renewables and Distributed Energy Resources; Cites Regulatory Uncertainty and Cybersecurity as Continuing Challenges

Last month, Utility Dive released its 2018 State of the Electric Utility Report, a summary of the outlook of electric utility professionals in the United States and Canada.  Using responses from a survey administered to around 700 electric utility employees, … Continue reading

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CPP Update: Abeyance, Listening Sessions, and Climate Mayors’ Letter

On March 1, the D.C. Circuit ordered that West Virginia et al. v. EPA, No. 15-1363, the litigation surrounding the Clean Power Plan, should remain in abeyance for another 60 days.  Consistent with prior orders, the court directed EPA to … Continue reading

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Comment Period Closes on CPP Replacement Possibilities

Comments were due February 26 on EPA’s advanced notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) to gather information on possible replacements for the CPP.  The total count for comments submitted is over 251,000.  By way of comparison, the proposal to repeal the … Continue reading

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EPA Announces Additional Listening Sessions on CPP Repeal

UPDATED 02.01.2018 EPA’s notice of three public listening sessions has been published in the Federal Register, 83 Fed. Reg. 4,620. EPA will hold three additional “listening sessions” on its proposed repeal of the Clean Power Plan. Kansas City, Missouri—February 21, … Continue reading

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