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  • Order No. 1000 - Transmission Planning and Cost Allocation Order No. 1000 - Transmission Planning and Cost Allocation
    Order No. 1000 enhances the ability of the transmission grid to support wholesale power markets and ensure transmission services are provided at just
    and reasonable rates for the benefit of consumers. Read More
  • Small/Low-impact Hydropower Small/Low-impact Hydropower
    Small/Low-impact hydropower facilities can be developed at existing, non-powered dams and within existing water infrastructure like water supply pipelines, tunnels, flumes, and aqueducts. Read More
  • Integration of Renewables Integration of Renewables
    The Commission pursues market reforms to allow all resources, including renewable energy resources, to compete in jurisdictional markets on a level playing field. Read More
  • Hydrokinetic
    Projects that generate electricity from waves or directly from the flow of water in ocean currents, tides, or inland waterways.
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  • Transmission Transmission
    The Commission takes action to bolster investment in the nation's transmission infrastructure, and to promote electric power reliability and lower costs for consumers by reducing transmission congestion. Read More
  • Hydropower Hydropower
    The Commission issues licenses for the construction of new projects; continuing operations of an existing project (relicensing); and oversees all ongoing project operations, including dam safety inspections and environmental monitoring. Read More
  • Natural Gas Natural Gas
    The Commission regulates pipeline, storage, LNG, facility construction, and regulates natural gas transportation in interstate commerce. The Commission establishes rates for services and issues certificates for construction and operations of interstate pipelines and storage facilities. Read More
Electric: Transmission Rates, Reliability, Smart Grid, Siting
Hydropower: Licensing, Compliance, Dam Safety, Hydrokinetics
Natural Gas: Pipeline Transportation Rates and Siting, Storage, LNG
Oil: Transportaion Rates
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November 9, 2012 - FERC Staff to Convene a Technical Conference on EQR Reporting Requirements under Order No. 768 Event Details | Notice PDF

October 18, 2012 - Items: E-2 & E-3: FERC Proposes Enhancements to Reliability of Bulk Power System News Release | Commissioners' Statements: Norris and LaFleur| E-2 NOPR PDF | E-3 NOPR PDF

October 18, 2012 - Items: G-2, G-3 & G-4: FERC Acts to Lighten Regulatory Load on Natural Gas, Oil Pipelines News Release | Notice PDF | Staff Memo PDF | G-2 NOPR PDF | G-3 NOPR PDF | G-4 NOPR PDF

October 17, 2012 - FERC staff issue Energy Infrastructure Update for September 2012 Report PDF | FERC Staff Reports

October 4, 2012 - FERC Announces Change in Start Time of October 18 Commission Meeting Notice PDF


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