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FERC approves major Tri-State wholesale rate settlement with members

WESTMINSTER, CO (August 3, 2021) – On August 2, 2021, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approved a settlement in the first major rate case filed by Tri-State Generation and Transmission…


Leveling the Market Playing Field for Hybrid Power Plants

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is an independent agency that, among other things, regulates the interstate transmission of electricity. Its ultimate mission is to “Assist consumers in obtaining economically…


Rolling Blackouts Triggered as Historic Heatwave Grips Pacific Northwest

Utilities across the Pacific Northwest are bracing for exceptional stress on the grid as record-breaking temperatures continue to fester across the region, and at least one utility—Avista Corp.—this week began…


Start with Reliability to Crack the Cost-Emissions-Resilience Puzzle in Electric Power

The way we generate and distribute electricity has become a Rubik’s cube for power companies, regulators, and consumers. The need to reduce carbon emissions linked to climate change by investing…


FERC-NARUC Task Force Will Tackle Transmission Issues

Two groups concerned with issues regarding the regulation and production of U.S. electricity have announced formation of a joint federal-state task force on power transmission, an effort to better identify…