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4 hrs ago | Bloomberg

Freeport LNG Wins U.S. Regulator's Approval for Export Plans

Freeport LNG Development LP was cleared to go ahead with plans to build a liquefied natural gas export project in Texas , the third such facility to win approval from a U.S. regulator.

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Yesterday | Wall Street Journal

Regulators Say EPA's Climate Rule Poses Grid Challenges

President Barack Obama's proposed rule to curb carbon emissions from the nation's power plants could raise costs and affect reliability in the U.S. electricity system, federal regulators told Congress.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

PennLive.com

FERC schedules public hearings on natural gas pipeline

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission will hold a public hearing on the controversial natural gas pipeline projected to go through Lebanon County from 7 to 10 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5, at Lebanon Valley College's Lutz Hall in Annville.

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Related Topix: Energy, Lebanon County, PA, Lebanon Valley College, Annville, PA, Lancaster County, PA

PE Hub

ECP to acquire Wheelabrator from Waste Management for $1.94 bln

Energy Capital Partners has agreed to buy Wheelabrator Technologies from Waste Management for $1.94 billion in cash.

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Related Topix: Energy, Hampton, NH

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

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THE CITIZENS' VOICE FILE The Transco metering station in Dallas Township. No new metering stations in Luzerne County are planned as part of the proposed Transco pipeline expansion.

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Related Topix: Luzerne County, PA, Energy, Susquehanna County, PA, Columbia County, PA

The Times Leader

Pipeline concerns may be voiced at upcoming session

In the middle of the pre-filing process for Williams' Atlantic Sunrise pipeline expansion project, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is holding a series of scoping sessions, one of which is to be held at Lake-Lehman High School between 7 and 10 p.m. on Aug. 7. The public event is to be prefaced with an open house during which Williams ... (more)

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

FERC Seeks Comments on Proposed Rulemaking Regulations for Market...

Targeted News Service WASHINGTON, July 25 -- The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission published the following proposed rule in the Federal Register: Refinements to Policies and Procedures for Market-Based Rates for Wholesale Sales of Electric Energy, Capacity and Ancillary Services by Public Utilities A Proposed Rule by the Federal Energy ... (more)

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Utility Products

SMUD wins FERC license for hydropower plant

The Sacramento Municipal Utility District received a new 50-year license from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to continue operating the 688 MW Upper American River Project.

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Related Topix: Sacramento Municipal Utility District, Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Hydroelectric Power, Pacific Gas and Electric

The Times-Tribune

CLARIFICATION

An article in Wednesday's editions on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's plans for the Atlantic Sunrise pipeline project stated the agency would accept comments at 202-502-8258 or at efiling@ferc.gov.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

KOTA-TV Rapid City

Gas pipeline environmental review due in February

Federal regulators say they will issue an environmental review this February on the proposed pipeline across southwestern Oregon to carry natural gas from Wyoming to the Port of Coos Bay for export to Asia.

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Related Topix: Coos Bay, OR, Energy

Public Power

July 25, 2014 - Capacity markets and resource adequacy to be...

Attendees at the 2014 APPA Legal Seminar will have an opportunity to learn about capacity markets and resource adequacy at an in-depth preconference workshop on Sunday, Oct. 19. Speakers at this workshop will examine whether a bid-based, single clearing price market is the lowest cost means for ensuring resource adequacy for consumers in today's ... (more)

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The Lebanon Daily News

Pipeline meeting slated for LVC Aug. 5

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, , will hold a public meeting Aug. 5 at Lebanon Valley College to take public comments about the proposed Transcontinental Gas Co.

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Related Topix: Energy, Lebanon Valley College, Lebanon County, PA, Schuylkill County, PA, Annville, PA, Lancaster County, PA

Utility Products

FERC: Black Hill's formula rate protocols are unreasonable

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on July 17 ordered Black Hills Power to file revisions to the formula rate protocols under the joint open access transmission tariff of Black Hills, Basin Electric Power Cooperative and Powder River Energy Corp., or demonstrate why it should not have to follow such instruction, as part of FERC's general guidance ... (more)

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Public Power

July 24, 2014 - Correction

The original complainants - including the Massachusetts Municipal Wholesale Electric Co.

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Bangor Daily News

Downeast LNG proposes expanded project, submits request to energy regulators

Downeast LNG has submitted a pre-filing request to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to develop its proposed liquefied natural gas import-export facility, the company announced Wednesday.

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Town Topics

Holt, Booker, Others Urge Federal Agency To Protect the Ridge

Four state lawmakers have written to a federal agency requesting increased attention to safety issues regarding the Williams Transco company's plan for a pipeline on the Princeton Ridge.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Public Power

July 23, 2014 - APPA, others ask FERC to reconsider decision on New...

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission did not provide justification for its decision to grant New England transmission owners a base rate of return on equity - 10.57 percent - that is "far above the central value" of a zone of reasonableness, the American Public Power Association and others said in a July 21 request for rehearing.

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Oracle

Protecting the Electric Grid in a Dangerous World

Required by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission , the North American Electric Reliability Corporation Critical Infrastructure Protection standards mandate is sweeping security programs across North America's electricity industry.

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JD Supra

FERC Proposes to Approve NERC Physical Security Standard

In proposing to approve NERC's new Physical Security Reliability Standard, FERC also seeks the ability to identify facilities that must be protected.

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KCDZ 107.7 FM

Enviromental Group Asks for Rehearing on Eagle Mountain Permit

Last month, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission granted a license for the Eagle Crest project, which plans to pump Chuckwalla Valley water into pits in the Eagle Mountain area during low energy usage periods, and release it during high-demand times to generate electricity.

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Related Topix: Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Hydroelectric Power

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