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 [...]

FERC Order May Undermine Renewables, Energy Storage in New York’s Capacity Markets

Another setback for clean energy resources heightens tension in states considering alternatives to federally regulated markets. The Federal Energy [...]

Net Metering and Energy Storage See Significant FERC Support

Solar net metering saw a significant legal win this month, as the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) voted to [...]

Federal Energy Regulators Reject Attack on Rooftop Solar Policies

Federal regulators on Thursday released a pair of decisions expected to impact the expansion of renewable power nationwide—one that [...]

State Policies for Solar Net Metering Under Threat

A fast-tracked FERC petition during a pandemic could “end net metering as we know it,” one legal expert warns. [...]

States and Utilities Should Not Have the Opt-Out of FERC Order 841

States and Utilities should not have the opt-out. Due to COVID-19, the D.C. Circuit of Appeals has delayed hearing [...]

NJ Goes to Court to Fight Federal Order on Renewable Energy Sources

State attorney general, Board of Public Utilities say energy regulator wants to ‘tip the scales’ away from clean fuels. [...]

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 [...]

Energy Storage Legislation Aims to Increase Economies of Scale, Drive Down Costs

Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Rep. Tina Smith (D-Minn) introduced energy storage legislation this week that calls for a $300 [...]

FERC Removes Obstacles that Limit Distributed Renewable Energy in Colorado

In a July 1 ruling FERC (the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission) cleared the way for Colorado’s Delta Montrose Electric [...]