Tag Archives: Federal Power Act

Supreme Court Says Maryland’s Program to Encourage Generation is Preempted

Yesterday, April 20, 2016, the Supreme Court issued its opinion in Hughes v. Talen Energy Marketing, LLC.*  The Court unanimously found that Maryland’s program was not permissible under the Federal Power Act (FPA).  Justice Ginsburg, writing for the Court, affirmed … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Round-Up: Oral Argument in Hughes and MATS Stay Request

UPDATED 02.26.2016 with link to audio recording of Hughes oral argument. There were two big events in the energy-environmental world at the Supreme Court this week: oral argument in a Federal Power Act case and a request to stay EPA’s … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Upholds FERC’s Demand Response Rule

On Monday, the Supreme Court issued its decision in Federal Energy Regulatory Commission v. Electric Power Supply Association.  In this case, the Court considered FERC’s demand response rule, Order No. 745, which requires a market operator to pay the same … Continue reading

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