Tom Ewing’s Regulatory Update

* Rethinking everything…: DOT published a Request for Information (RFI) last week seeking insights that will help the Agency “assess whether, and to what extent, its programs and policies perpetuate systemic barriers to opportunities and benefits for people of color and […]

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Tom Ewing’s Regulatory Update

Out of paperclips: FERC staff likely went back and forth to Staples last week to restock their paperclip supply.  Two regulatory proceedings are burning up their mimeograph machines.  One is the proposed “Carbon Pricing in Organized Wholesale Electricity Markets,” issued on […]

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Tom Ewing’s Regulatory Update

Figuring it out: new fuel, new energy:  Last week DOE/FERC moved to expand the very limited list of what is a “qualifying facility” (QF) under federal energy legislation.  The expansion would include a Solid Oxide Fuel Cell system with an […]

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Tom Ewing’s Regulatory Update

FERC and Offshore Wind: FERC’s Agenda for its technical conference, “Offshore Wind Integration in RTOs/ISOs,” is built around discussion sessions among four experts panels.  The questions focus on transmission, particularly, and critically, transmission integrated into regional systems and markets.  That’s not easy, […]

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Tom Ewing’s Regulatory Update

* Maritime: If developments proceed as planned, the New York Bight will soon look like 5th Ave. Consider everything that’s already going on – from “normal” shipping to crisscrossing tug and barge routes to commercial fishing to a couple crazy guys out there showing […]

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