US Senate Approves Two Bipartisan Picks for FERC Commissioners

The US Senate has approved two candidates for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) that were nominated by President [...]

New FERC Order Allows Aggregated Distributed Energy Resources to Participate in Wholesale Markets

National business group Advanced Energy Economy applauded approval by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) of a long-awaited rule [...]

Victory for Wholesale Energy Storage, but Does Order 841 Allow FERC to Assault Net Metering?

Order 841 lets regional transmission operators create wholesale markets for energy storage — potentially including fleets of behind-the-meter storage [...]

FERC Chairman to Congress: ‘Make Energy Policy Boring Again’

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Chairman Neil Chatterjee wants Congress to take up a large energy-focused legislative attempt, he told [...]

America’s Renewable Energy Capacity is Now Greater Than Coal

America’s coal industry has already been left in the dust by natural gas. Now it’s under immense pressure from [...]

An Overview of Energy Storage Laws and Policies in the US

Energy storage still faces significant challenges to reaching its full potential and these challenges are exacerbated as the time [...]

Energy Storage Gets Its Day in Congress

The House Energy and Commerce Committee invited experts to testify on what federal storage policy should look like. Energy [...]

New Report Highlights the Benefits and Drawbacks of Regionalizing California’s Grid

A controversial plan to expand grid markets throughout the Western U.S. gets a generally positive review in a new [...]

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Order 841 On Electric Storage: A Landmark Game- Changing Decision for Emerging Technologies in Organized Power Markets

By Jehmal Terrence Hudson, Esq. Introduction The electric power industry is going through a major transformation through advancements in [...]

Federal Regulators Shut Down Perry’s Proposed Rule for Grid Resilience

In an order issued January 8, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) determined that Secretary Rick Perry’s Sep. 29 notice [...]