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CARB: What's New  (visit web site for this feed)
17 Oct 2014 16:34:38 PST
arbcombo -- Public Workshop on FY 2015-16 AQIP Funding Plan and GGRF Low-Carbon Transportation Investments
The Air Resources Board (ARB or Board) invites you to participate in a public kickoff workshop to begin developing the Fiscal Year (FY) 2015-16 Funding Plan for the Air Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) and Low Carbon Transportation Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund (GGRF) Investments.
17 Oct 2014 14:37:35 PST
newsclips -- ARB Newsclips for October 17, 2014.
ARB Newsclips for October 17, 2014.
17 Oct 2014 11:29:28 PST
zev-program -- 2013 Zero emission vehicle (ZEV) regulation data publicly available
The Air Resources Board (ARB) is providing ZEV Regulation information on 2013 vehicle manufacturer volume status, 2013 California vehicle production of large and intermediate volume manufacturers, ZEV credit balances and ZEV credit transfers as of September 30, 2014.
16 Oct 2014 18:00:03 PST
workshops -- New Workshop(s) posted to ARB's website
One or more workshops/meetings have been scheduled and are now located in ARB's Workshop Calendar.
16 Oct 2014 16:23:56 PST
arbcombo -- Public Workshop for the Low Carbon Fuel Standard Compliance Scenarios and Cost Containment
The California Air Resources Board (ARB) staff invites you to participate in a Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) public workshop on Monday, October 27, 2014.
16 Oct 2014 14:01:23 PST
arch-ctgs -- 2014 Architectural Coatings Survey Reporting Tool Beta Test
The California Air Resources Board s (ARB) staff is developing a survey to collect data on architectural coatings sold in California during the 2013 calendar year.
15 Oct 2014 18:00:03 PST
workshops -- New Workshop(s) posted to ARB's website
One or more workshops/meetings have been scheduled and are now located in ARB's Workshop Calendar.
15 Oct 2014 14:16:29 PST
tru -- Model Year 2007 TRU (reefer) owners must act soon!
The California Air Resources Board (ARB) reminds model year (MY) 2007 TRU owners: If you want to qualify for compliance extensions, you must order soon - only about two weeks remain before the purchase order deadline for ordering Level 3 verified diesel particulate filters (DPF) for retrofitting your reefer engines.
15 Oct 2014 14:03:51 PST
arbcombo -- Public Meeting of the Scientific Review Panel on Toxic Air Contaminants: Nov., 12, 2014, 10:00 a.m. PST
Public Meeting of the Scientific Review Panel on Toxic Air Contaminants.
15 Oct 2014 13:51:47 PST
sb375 -- Notice of Public Meeting to Provide the Board a Briefing on Process for Updating SB 375 GHG Emission Reduction Targets
The Air Resources Board (ARB or Board) will conduct a public meeting at the time and place noted below to receive an update on the process to develop a methodology for revising the greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets pursuant to Senate Bill 375.
15 Oct 2014 13:05:21 PST
board -- Notice of Public Meeting to Provide the Board a Briefing on Process for Updating SB 375 GHG Emission Reduction Targets
The Air Resources Board (ARB or Board) will conduct a public meeting at the time and place noted below to receive an update on the process to develop a methodology for revising the greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets pursuant to Senate Bill 375.
15 Oct 2014 11:54:58 PST
newsclips -- ARB Newsclips for October 15, 2014.
ARB Newsclips for October 15, 2014.
14 Oct 2014 18:26:46 PST
arbcombo -- ARB staff has posted LCFS Credit Trading Activity Report for September 2014
The California Air Resources Board (ARB or Board) staff has posted a report on ARB's Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) credit trading activity covering information on recent credit transfers volumes, credit prices and price trends through September 2014.
14 Oct 2014 16:21:25 PST
arbcombo -- ERRATA TO THE ZEV STAFF REPORT: INITIAL STATEMENT OF REASONS
The Air Resources Board has posted an Erratum to the Staff Report: Initial Statement of Reasons for the Public Hearing to Consider Proposed Amendments to the Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Regulation, which was released on September 2, 2014, and scheduled for a public hearing on October 23-24, 2014.
14 Oct 2014 15:28:28 PST
ab32publichealth -- CAT-PHWG Member Survey (Follow-up from Oct. 8th Meeting)
FOLLOW UP FROM OCTOBER 8TH MEETING Thank you to all of the presenters and everyone who participated in our meeting Promoting Active Transportation: The Health and Climate Benefits .
FERC: What's New  (visit web site for this feed)
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 17:17:14 -0400
Decisions
FERC Issues SPP Order No. 1000 Order on Rehearing
The California Air Resources Board has posted a Second 15-day Notice of Public Availability of Modified Text for the Proposed Amendments to Certification and Test Procedures for Vapor Recovery Systems at Gasoline Dispensing Facilities (GDF) and Cargo Tanks.
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 12:41:27 -0400
Decisions
FERC Issues Decision on MISO Transmission Ownersí base ROE
The California Air Resources Board has posted a Second 15-day Notice of Public Availability of Modified Text for the Proposed Amendments to Certification and Test Procedures for Vapor Recovery Systems at Gasoline Dispensing Facilities (GDF) and Cargo Tanks.
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 12:41:06 -0400
Decisions
FERC Issues Decision on ROE for the New England Transmission Owners
The California Air Resources Board has posted a Second 15-day Notice of Public Availability of Modified Text for the Proposed Amendments to Certification and Test Procedures for Vapor Recovery Systems at Gasoline Dispensing Facilities (GDF) and Cargo Tanks.
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 12:24:47 -0400
Environmental Impact Statements (EISs)
FERC Staff Issue Environmental Assessment for the Edgemoor Compressor Station Project (CP14-97)
The California Air Resources Board has posted a Second 15-day Notice of Public Availability of Modified Text for the Proposed Amendments to Certification and Test Procedures for Vapor Recovery Systems at Gasoline Dispensing Facilities (GDF) and Cargo Tanks.
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 11:27:41 -0400
News Releases
FERC Staff Presentation on 2013-2014 Cold-Weather Grid Performance
The California Air Resources Board has posted a Second 15-day Notice of Public Availability of Modified Text for the Proposed Amendments to Certification and Test Procedures for Vapor Recovery Systems at Gasoline Dispensing Facilities (GDF) and Cargo Tanks.
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 11:25:01 -0400
News Releases
Commission Reviews Actions to Improve Cold-Weather Grid Performance
FERC staff from the Office of Enforcement (OE), the Office of Energy Policy Innovation (OEPI) and the Office of Electric Reliability (OER) today provided an update on Commission and industry actions and continuing initiatives responding to the severe cold weather events experienced last winter.
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 09:36:35 -0400
News Releases
FERC Cuts New England ROE, Orders Hearing for MISO
FERC today found the New England Transmission Ownersí existing base return on equity (ROE) unjust and unreasonable, and in a separate order set for hearing a complaint alleging that the Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc. (MISO) Transmission Ownersí 12.38 percent base ROE is unjust and unreasonable.
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 09:32:50 -0400
News Releases
FERC Addresses Southwest Power Pool Order No. 1000 Compliance
FERC today accepted in part SPPís proposed OATT revisions filed in response to the Commissionís July 18, 2013 order addressing SPPís compliance with Order No. 1000, and clarified certain additional compliance obligations that SPP must address in the future. This order also granted in part, and denied in part, requests for rehearing of the July 18, 2013 order. In particular, the Commission addressed whether federal rights of first refusal should apply to the development of certain categories of transmission projects in the region.
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 08:44:39 -0400
FERC Staff Reports & Papers
FERC Staff Presents the 2014-2015 Winter Energy Market Assessment
FERC today accepted in part SPPís proposed OATT revisions filed in response to the Commissionís July 18, 2013 order addressing SPPís compliance with Order No. 1000, and clarified certain additional compliance obligations that SPP must address in the future. This order also granted in part, and denied in part, requests for rehearing of the July 18, 2013 order. In particular, the Commission addressed whether federal rights of first refusal should apply to the development of certain categories of transmission projects in the region.
Fri, 10 Oct 2014 17:55:04 -0400
Calendar of Events
FERC Staff to Convene Workshop on Technical, Operational, and Market Issues Related to Operator Actions in Energy and Ancillary Services Markets Operated by RTOs and ISOs
FERC today accepted in part SPPís proposed OATT revisions filed in response to the Commissionís July 18, 2013 order addressing SPPís compliance with Order No. 1000, and clarified certain additional compliance obligations that SPP must address in the future. This order also granted in part, and denied in part, requests for rehearing of the July 18, 2013 order. In particular, the Commission addressed whether federal rights of first refusal should apply to the development of certain categories of transmission projects in the region.
Thu, 9 Oct 2014 15:51:16 -0400
Commission Meetings
FERC issues Sunshine Notice (Agenda) for October 16, 2014 Open Commission Meeting
FERC today accepted in part SPPís proposed OATT revisions filed in response to the Commissionís July 18, 2013 order addressing SPPís compliance with Order No. 1000, and clarified certain additional compliance obligations that SPP must address in the future. This order also granted in part, and denied in part, requests for rehearing of the July 18, 2013 order. In particular, the Commission addressed whether federal rights of first refusal should apply to the development of certain categories of transmission projects in the region.
Wed, 8 Oct 2014 10:22:44 -0400
Environmental Impact Statements (EISs)
FERC Staff Issues Final Environmental Impact Statement on the Corpus Christi LNG Project (CP12-507-000 and CP12-508-000)
FERC today accepted in part SPPís proposed OATT revisions filed in response to the Commissionís July 18, 2013 order addressing SPPís compliance with Order No. 1000, and clarified certain additional compliance obligations that SPP must address in the future. This order also granted in part, and denied in part, requests for rehearing of the July 18, 2013 order. In particular, the Commission addressed whether federal rights of first refusal should apply to the development of certain categories of transmission projects in the region.
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:43:58 -0400
News Releases
FERC, NERC Initiate Review of Electric Industry Recovery and Restoration Plans
FERC today accepted in part SPPís proposed OATT revisions filed in response to the Commissionís July 18, 2013 order addressing SPPís compliance with Order No. 1000, and clarified certain additional compliance obligations that SPP must address in the future. This order also granted in part, and denied in part, requests for rehearing of the July 18, 2013 order. In particular, the Commission addressed whether federal rights of first refusal should apply to the development of certain categories of transmission projects in the region.
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 19:45:00 -0400
News Releases
FERC Authorizes Cove Point LNG Export Project
FERC today accepted in part SPPís proposed OATT revisions filed in response to the Commissionís July 18, 2013 order addressing SPPís compliance with Order No. 1000, and clarified certain additional compliance obligations that SPP must address in the future. This order also granted in part, and denied in part, requests for rehearing of the July 18, 2013 order. In particular, the Commission addressed whether federal rights of first refusal should apply to the development of certain categories of transmission projects in the region.
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 13:04:06 -0400
News Releases
FERC Announces 2015 Commission Open Meeting Schedule
FERC today accepted in part SPPís proposed OATT revisions filed in response to the Commissionís July 18, 2013 order addressing SPPís compliance with Order No. 1000, and clarified certain additional compliance obligations that SPP must address in the future. This order also granted in part, and denied in part, requests for rehearing of the July 18, 2013 order. In particular, the Commission addressed whether federal rights of first refusal should apply to the development of certain categories of transmission projects in the region.
FERC: Market Oversight  (visit web site for this feed)
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 08:54:49 -0400
Reports & Analyses
FERC Staff Presents the 2014-2015 Winter Energy Market Assessment
FERC today accepted in part SPPís proposed OATT revisions filed in response to the Commissionís July 18, 2013 order addressing SPPís compliance with Order No. 1000, and clarified certain additional compliance obligations that SPP must address in the future. This order also granted in part, and denied in part, requests for rehearing of the July 18, 2013 order. In particular, the Commission addressed whether federal rights of first refusal should apply to the development of certain categories of transmission projects in the region.
Thu, 15 May 2014 09:13:34 -0400
Reports & Analyses
FERC Staff Presents 2014 Summer Market and Reliability Assessment
FERC today accepted in part SPPís proposed OATT revisions filed in response to the Commissionís July 18, 2013 order addressing SPPís compliance with Order No. 1000, and clarified certain additional compliance obligations that SPP must address in the future. This order also granted in part, and denied in part, requests for rehearing of the July 18, 2013 order. In particular, the Commission addressed whether federal rights of first refusal should apply to the development of certain categories of transmission projects in the region.
Thu, 17 Oct 2013 10:15:41 -0400
Market Oversight
FERC Staff Presents 2013 - 2014 Winter Market Assessment
FERC today accepted in part SPPís proposed OATT revisions filed in response to the Commissionís July 18, 2013 order addressing SPPís compliance with Order No. 1000, and clarified certain additional compliance obligations that SPP must address in the future. This order also granted in part, and denied in part, requests for rehearing of the July 18, 2013 order. In particular, the Commission addressed whether federal rights of first refusal should apply to the development of certain categories of transmission projects in the region.
Wed, 16 Oct 2013 15:00:36 -0400
Market Oversight
FERC Staff Issues 2013-2014 Winter Market Assessment Report
FERC today accepted in part SPPís proposed OATT revisions filed in response to the Commissionís July 18, 2013 order addressing SPPís compliance with Order No. 1000, and clarified certain additional compliance obligations that SPP must address in the future. This order also granted in part, and denied in part, requests for rehearing of the July 18, 2013 order. In particular, the Commission addressed whether federal rights of first refusal should apply to the development of certain categories of transmission projects in the region.
Thu, 16 May 2013 09:28:58 -0400
Reports & Analyses
FERC staff presents 2013 Summer Market and Reliability Assessment
FERC today accepted in part SPPís proposed OATT revisions filed in response to the Commissionís July 18, 2013 order addressing SPPís compliance with Order No. 1000, and clarified certain additional compliance obligations that SPP must address in the future. This order also granted in part, and denied in part, requests for rehearing of the July 18, 2013 order. In particular, the Commission addressed whether federal rights of first refusal should apply to the development of certain categories of transmission projects in the region.
Thu, 16 May 2013 09:25:54 -0400
Reports & Analyses
FERC staff presents the 2012 State of the Markets
FERC today accepted in part SPPís proposed OATT revisions filed in response to the Commissionís July 18, 2013 order addressing SPPís compliance with Order No. 1000, and clarified certain additional compliance obligations that SPP must address in the future. This order also granted in part, and denied in part, requests for rehearing of the July 18, 2013 order. In particular, the Commission addressed whether federal rights of first refusal should apply to the development of certain categories of transmission projects in the region.
Thu, 15 Nov 2012 09:11:50 -0500
Reports & Analyses
FERC staff presents 2012 - 2013 Winter Market Assessment
FERC today accepted in part SPPís proposed OATT revisions filed in response to the Commissionís July 18, 2013 order addressing SPPís compliance with Order No. 1000, and clarified certain additional compliance obligations that SPP must address in the future. This order also granted in part, and denied in part, requests for rehearing of the July 18, 2013 order. In particular, the Commission addressed whether federal rights of first refusal should apply to the development of certain categories of transmission projects in the region.
Thu, 17 May 2012 10:04:36 -0400
Reports & Analyses
FERC staff presents 2012 Summer Market and Reliability Assessment
FERC today accepted in part SPPís proposed OATT revisions filed in response to the Commissionís July 18, 2013 order addressing SPPís compliance with Order No. 1000, and clarified certain additional compliance obligations that SPP must address in the future. This order also granted in part, and denied in part, requests for rehearing of the July 18, 2013 order. In particular, the Commission addressed whether federal rights of first refusal should apply to the development of certain categories of transmission projects in the region.
Thu, 19 Apr 2012 11:42:23 -0400
Market Oversight
FERC staff presents the 2011 State of the Markets
FERC today accepted in part SPPís proposed OATT revisions filed in response to the Commissionís July 18, 2013 order addressing SPPís compliance with Order No. 1000, and clarified certain additional compliance obligations that SPP must address in the future. This order also granted in part, and denied in part, requests for rehearing of the July 18, 2013 order. In particular, the Commission addressed whether federal rights of first refusal should apply to the development of certain categories of transmission projects in the region.
Thu, 20 Oct 2011 11:03:18 -0400
Market Oversight
FERC staff presents 2011-2012 Winter Market Assessment
FERC today accepted in part SPPís proposed OATT revisions filed in response to the Commissionís July 18, 2013 order addressing SPPís compliance with Order No. 1000, and clarified certain additional compliance obligations that SPP must address in the future. This order also granted in part, and denied in part, requests for rehearing of the July 18, 2013 order. In particular, the Commission addressed whether federal rights of first refusal should apply to the development of certain categories of transmission projects in the region.
Thu, 19 May 2011 12:36:28 -0400
Market Oversight
FERC staff presents 2011 Summer Market and Reliability Assessment
FERC today accepted in part SPPís proposed OATT revisions filed in response to the Commissionís July 18, 2013 order addressing SPPís compliance with Order No. 1000, and clarified certain additional compliance obligations that SPP must address in the future. This order also granted in part, and denied in part, requests for rehearing of the July 18, 2013 order. In particular, the Commission addressed whether federal rights of first refusal should apply to the development of certain categories of transmission projects in the region.
Mon, 16 May 2011 08:37:48 -0400
Market Oversight
FERC staff has updated all Natural Gas Markets data with data from April 2011
FERC today accepted in part SPPís proposed OATT revisions filed in response to the Commissionís July 18, 2013 order addressing SPPís compliance with Order No. 1000, and clarified certain additional compliance obligations that SPP must address in the future. This order also granted in part, and denied in part, requests for rehearing of the July 18, 2013 order. In particular, the Commission addressed whether federal rights of first refusal should apply to the development of certain categories of transmission projects in the region.
Mon, 16 May 2011 08:37:15 -0400
Market Oversight
FERC staff has updated all Electric Power Markets data with data from April 2011
FERC today accepted in part SPPís proposed OATT revisions filed in response to the Commissionís July 18, 2013 order addressing SPPís compliance with Order No. 1000, and clarified certain additional compliance obligations that SPP must address in the future. This order also granted in part, and denied in part, requests for rehearing of the July 18, 2013 order. In particular, the Commission addressed whether federal rights of first refusal should apply to the development of certain categories of transmission projects in the region.
Mon, 16 May 2011 08:37:12 -0400
Market Oversight
FERC staff has updated all Other Markets data with data from April 2011
FERC today accepted in part SPPís proposed OATT revisions filed in response to the Commissionís July 18, 2013 order addressing SPPís compliance with Order No. 1000, and clarified certain additional compliance obligations that SPP must address in the future. This order also granted in part, and denied in part, requests for rehearing of the July 18, 2013 order. In particular, the Commission addressed whether federal rights of first refusal should apply to the development of certain categories of transmission projects in the region.
Thu, 21 Apr 2011 07:41:25 -0400
Market Oversight
FERC staff presents the State of the Markets 2010
FERC today accepted in part SPPís proposed OATT revisions filed in response to the Commissionís July 18, 2013 order addressing SPPís compliance with Order No. 1000, and clarified certain additional compliance obligations that SPP must address in the future. This order also granted in part, and denied in part, requests for rehearing of the July 18, 2013 order. In particular, the Commission addressed whether federal rights of first refusal should apply to the development of certain categories of transmission projects in the region.
FERC: Technical Conferences  (visit web site for this feed)
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 10:49:12 -0400
Event Calendar
FERC Staff to Convene Technical Meeting on October 28, 2014, to Discuss the Foothills Water Networkís January 30, 2014 request
FERC today accepted in part SPPís proposed OATT revisions filed in response to the Commissionís July 18, 2013 order addressing SPPís compliance with Order No. 1000, and clarified certain additional compliance obligations that SPP must address in the future. This order also granted in part, and denied in part, requests for rehearing of the July 18, 2013 order. In particular, the Commission addressed whether federal rights of first refusal should apply to the development of certain categories of transmission projects in the region.
Fri, 10 Oct 2014 18:01:28 -0400
Event Calendar
FERC Staff to Convene Workshop on Technical, Operational, and Market Issues Related to Operator Actions in Energy and Ancillary Services Markets Operated by RTOs and ISOs
FERC today accepted in part SPPís proposed OATT revisions filed in response to the Commissionís July 18, 2013 order addressing SPPís compliance with Order No. 1000, and clarified certain additional compliance obligations that SPP must address in the future. This order also granted in part, and denied in part, requests for rehearing of the July 18, 2013 order. In particular, the Commission addressed whether federal rights of first refusal should apply to the development of certain categories of transmission projects in the region.
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 18:56:44 -0400
Event Calendar
FERC/New York Public Service Commission to hold joint, Commissioner-led Technical Conference on New York Markets and Infrastructure on Nov. 5, 2014 in New York.
FERC today accepted in part SPPís proposed OATT revisions filed in response to the Commissionís July 18, 2013 order addressing SPPís compliance with Order No. 1000, and clarified certain additional compliance obligations that SPP must address in the future. This order also granted in part, and denied in part, requests for rehearing of the July 18, 2013 order. In particular, the Commission addressed whether federal rights of first refusal should apply to the development of certain categories of transmission projects in the region.
Mon, 8 Sep 2014 07:52:00 -0400
Event Calendar
ERC Staff to Convene a Workshop on Shortage Pricing, Offer Mitigation, and Offer Caps on October 28, 2014 in Washington, DC
FERC today accepted in part SPPís proposed OATT revisions filed in response to the Commissionís July 18, 2013 order addressing SPPís compliance with Order No. 1000, and clarified certain additional compliance obligations that SPP must address in the future. This order also granted in part, and denied in part, requests for rehearing of the July 18, 2013 order. In particular, the Commission addressed whether federal rights of first refusal should apply to the development of certain categories of transmission projects in the region.
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:18:42 -0400
Event Calendar
FERC Commissioner Moeller Convenes Meeting to Discuss Concept of Developing an Electronic Information and Trading Platform For Natural Gas on September 18, 201
FERC today accepted in part SPPís proposed OATT revisions filed in response to the Commissionís July 18, 2013 order addressing SPPís compliance with Order No. 1000, and clarified certain additional compliance obligations that SPP must address in the future. This order also granted in part, and denied in part, requests for rehearing of the July 18, 2013 order. In particular, the Commission addressed whether federal rights of first refusal should apply to the development of certain categories of transmission projects in the region.
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 13:47:44 -0400
Conferences
FERC Staff to Convene Technical Conference on Texas Gas Transmission July 1, 2014 filing on September 30, 2014
FERC today accepted in part SPPís proposed OATT revisions filed in response to the Commissionís July 18, 2013 order addressing SPPís compliance with Order No. 1000, and clarified certain additional compliance obligations that SPP must address in the future. This order also granted in part, and denied in part, requests for rehearing of the July 18, 2013 order. In particular, the Commission addressed whether federal rights of first refusal should apply to the development of certain categories of transmission projects in the region.
Mon, 11 Aug 2014 18:15:27 -0400
Conferences
FERC Staff to Convene Technical Conference on SPPís Joint Operating Agreement with MISO on Market-to-Market Protocols on September 22, 2014
FERC today accepted in part SPPís proposed OATT revisions filed in response to the Commissionís July 18, 2013 order addressing SPPís compliance with Order No. 1000, and clarified certain additional compliance obligations that SPP must address in the future. This order also granted in part, and denied in part, requests for rehearing of the July 18, 2013 order. In particular, the Commission addressed whether federal rights of first refusal should apply to the development of certain categories of transmission projects in the region.
Thu, 10 Jul 2014 07:51:53 -0400
Conferecnes
FERC to Convene a Workshop on Uplift in Energy and Ancillary Services Markets Operated by RTOs/ISOs on September 8, 2014
FERC today accepted in part SPPís proposed OATT revisions filed in response to the Commissionís July 18, 2013 order addressing SPPís compliance with Order No. 1000, and clarified certain additional compliance obligations that SPP must address in the future. This order also granted in part, and denied in part, requests for rehearing of the July 18, 2013 order. In particular, the Commission addressed whether federal rights of first refusal should apply to the development of certain categories of transmission projects in the region.
Mon, 19 May 2014 12:19:11 -0400
Event Calendar
FERC, NRC Commissioners to Discuss Grid Issues May 28 in Rockville, Maryland
FERC today accepted in part SPPís proposed OATT revisions filed in response to the Commissionís July 18, 2013 order addressing SPPís compliance with Order No. 1000, and clarified certain additional compliance obligations that SPP must address in the future. This order also granted in part, and denied in part, requests for rehearing of the July 18, 2013 order. In particular, the Commission addressed whether federal rights of first refusal should apply to the development of certain categories of transmission projects in the region.
Thu, 15 May 2014 13:58:09 -0400
Event Calendar
FERC Staff to convene Public Comment Meeting on Cove Point Liquefaction Project (CP13-113) on May 31, 2014 in Lusby, MD
FERC today accepted in part SPPís proposed OATT revisions filed in response to the Commissionís July 18, 2013 order addressing SPPís compliance with Order No. 1000, and clarified certain additional compliance obligations that SPP must address in the future. This order also granted in part, and denied in part, requests for rehearing of the July 18, 2013 order. In particular, the Commission addressed whether federal rights of first refusal should apply to the development of certain categories of transmission projects in the region.
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:55:08 -0400
Event Calendar
FERC to Convene a Technical Conference on the Reliability of the Bulk-Power System on June 10, 2014
FERC today accepted in part SPPís proposed OATT revisions filed in response to the Commissionís July 18, 2013 order addressing SPPís compliance with Order No. 1000, and clarified certain additional compliance obligations that SPP must address in the future. This order also granted in part, and denied in part, requests for rehearing of the July 18, 2013 order. In particular, the Commission addressed whether federal rights of first refusal should apply to the development of certain categories of transmission projects in the region.
Tue, 1 Apr 2014 09:53:48 -0400
Event Calendar
FERC staff to convene a tech conference on FirstLight Hydro Generating Company, P-2485 in Northfield, MA on April 8, 2014
FERC today accepted in part SPPís proposed OATT revisions filed in response to the Commissionís July 18, 2013 order addressing SPPís compliance with Order No. 1000, and clarified certain additional compliance obligations that SPP must address in the future. This order also granted in part, and denied in part, requests for rehearing of the July 18, 2013 order. In particular, the Commission addressed whether federal rights of first refusal should apply to the development of certain categories of transmission projects in the region.
Fri, 28 Mar 2014 16:50:39 -0400
Event Calendar
FERC Issues Notice of Technical Conference On Increasing Real-Time And Day-Ahead Market Efficiency Through Improved Software on June 23-25, 2014
FERC today accepted in part SPPís proposed OATT revisions filed in response to the Commissionís July 18, 2013 order addressing SPPís compliance with Order No. 1000, and clarified certain additional compliance obligations that SPP must address in the future. This order also granted in part, and denied in part, requests for rehearing of the July 18, 2013 order. In particular, the Commission addressed whether federal rights of first refusal should apply to the development of certain categories of transmission projects in the region.
Tue, 4 Mar 2014 13:50:30 -0500
Event Calendar
FERC Staff to Convene a Technical Conference on the Revisions to Electric Quarterly Report (EQR) Filing Process on March 26, 2014
FERC today accepted in part SPPís proposed OATT revisions filed in response to the Commissionís July 18, 2013 order addressing SPPís compliance with Order No. 1000, and clarified certain additional compliance obligations that SPP must address in the future. This order also granted in part, and denied in part, requests for rehearing of the July 18, 2013 order. In particular, the Commission addressed whether federal rights of first refusal should apply to the development of certain categories of transmission projects in the region.
Thu, 27 Feb 2014 17:27:25 -0500
Event Calendar
FERC Staff to Convene Technical Conference Addressing Critical Infrastructure Protection Issues Identified in Order 791 on April 29, 2014
FERC today accepted in part SPPís proposed OATT revisions filed in response to the Commissionís July 18, 2013 order addressing SPPís compliance with Order No. 1000, and clarified certain additional compliance obligations that SPP must address in the future. This order also granted in part, and denied in part, requests for rehearing of the July 18, 2013 order. In particular, the Commission addressed whether federal rights of first refusal should apply to the development of certain categories of transmission projects in the region.
U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)  (visit web site for this feed)
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:00:00 +0000
Energy Department Announces Up to $14 Million for Applying Landscape Design to Cellulosic Bioenergy
October 20, 2014
Energy Department Announces Up to $14 Million for Applying Landscape Design to Cellulosic Bioenergy

The Energy Department today announced up to $14 million to support landscape design approaches that maintain or enhance the environmental and socio-economic sustainability of cellulosic bioenergy through the improvement of feedstock production, logistics systems, and technology development.

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:15:00 +0000
Energy Department Seeks Additional Feedback on Draft Guidance for the Hydroelectric Production Incentive Program
October 20, 2014
Energy Department Seeks Additional Feedback on Draft Guidance for the Hydroelectric Production Incentive Program

The Department of Energy is currently inviting comments from the general public on revised guidance relating to the implementation of Section 242 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005, the ďHydroelectric Production Incentive Program.Ē

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 22:32:00 +0000
Secretary Moniz Dedicates Innovative Commercial-Scale Cellulosic Biofuel Plant
October 17, 2014
Secretary Moniz Dedicates Innovative Commercial-Scale Cellulosic Biofuel Plant

WASHINGTON ó Marking another milestone in the Administrationís support of clean energy technologies that will diversify our energy portfolio and help transition the U.S. toward a low-carbon future, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz will deliver remarks today at the grand opening of Abengoaís second-generation cellulosic ethanol plant in Hugoton, Kansas as part of Energy Action Month.

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:42:00 +0000
Grand Opening of Abengoaís Biorefinery: Nationís Third Commercial-Scale Facility
October 17, 2014
Photo courtesy of Abengoa
Grand Opening of Abengoaís Biorefinery: Nationís Third Commercial-Scale Facility

The nationís third commercial-scale cellulosic ethanol biorefinery celebrates its grand opening on October 17, 2014, in Hugoton, Kansas. The Abengoa Bioenergy Biomass of Kansas (ABBK) facility is the first of its kind to use a proprietary enzymatic hydrolysis process which turns cellulosic biomass into fermentable sugars that are then converted into transportation fuels.

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:27:00 +0000
Energy Department Announces $10 Million for Innovative, Energy-Saving Lighting R&D Technologies
October 17, 2014
Energy Department Announces $10 Million for Innovative, Energy-Saving Lighting R&D Technologies

As part of the Obama Administrationís effort to cut energy waste and double energy productivity by 2030, the Energy Department today announced $10 million to support research, development and manufacturing of solid-state lighting (SSL) technologies across the country.

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 17:42:00 +0000
Webinar October 21: Opportunities for Wide Bandgap Semiconductor Power Electronics for Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Applications
October 16, 2014
Webinar October 21: Opportunities for Wide Bandgap Semiconductor Power Electronics for Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Applications

The Energy Department will present a live webinar titled "Opportunities for Wide Bandgap Semiconductor Power Electronics for Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Applications" on Tuesday, October 21, from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. Representatives of Cree Inc., leading innovators in the WBG electronics industry, will be presenting.

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 12:32:00 +0000
DOE Announces Webinars on Zero Energy Ready Homes, Wide Bandgap Semiconductors for Fuel Cell Applications, and More
October 16, 2014
DOE Announces Webinars on Zero Energy Ready Homes, Wide Bandgap Semiconductors for Fuel Cell Applications, and More

EERE offers webinars to the public on a range of subjects, from adopting the latest energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies, to training for the clean energy workforce. Webinars are free; however, advanced registration is typically required. You can also watch archived webinars and browse previously aired videos, slides, and transcripts.

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 17:18:00 +0000
Now Available - Customer Participation in the Smart Grid: Lessons Learned
October 15, 2014
Now Available - Customer Participation in the Smart Grid: Lessons Learned

The Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability has released a new report titled "Customer Participation in the Smart Grid: Lessons Learned." The report highlights the experiences of four Recovery Act Smart Grid Investment Grant projects with customer education and outreach efforts, which are key ingredients for Smart Grid success.

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 17:18:00 +0000
Municipal Utilities' Investment in Smart Grid Technologies Improves Services and Lowers Costs
October 15, 2014
Municipal Utilities' Investment in Smart Grid Technologies Improves Services and Lowers Costs

OE has released a new Smart Grid report describing the activities of three municipal utilities that received funding through the Recovery Act Smart Grid Investment Grant program. "Municipal Utilities' Investment in Smart Grid Technologies Improves Services and Lowers Costs" reports on the benefits of the cities' investments, including improved operating efficiencies, lower costs, shorter outages, and reduced peak demands and electricity consumption.

Tue, 14 Oct 2014 21:33:00 +0000
Two New Energy Storage Safety Reports Now Available
October 14, 2014
Two New Energy Storage Safety Reports Now Available

The Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability has released two reports on energy storage safety Ė ďOverview of Development and Deployment of Codes, Standards and Regulations Affecting Energy Storage System Safety in the United StatesĒ and ďInventory of Safety-Related Codes and Standards for Energy Storage SystemsĒ.† The first report provides an introduction to the development and deploymen

Tue, 14 Oct 2014 19:41:00 +0000
National Bioenergy Day 2014
October 14, 2014
National Bioenergy Day 2014

Bioenergy, the use of agricultural waste and forestry byproducts to generate heat and energy, will be celebrated during the second annual National Bioenergy Day on October 22, 2014. This is an opportunity to showcase bioenergy facilities and the bioenergy supply chain around the United States. The Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) will celebrate National Bioenergy Day with an educational display about the bioenergy supply chain and the bioeconomy in the lobby of the Energy Departmentís Forrestal building in downtown Washington, D.C.

Tue, 14 Oct 2014 18:16:00 +0000
DOE Issues Final Request for Proposal for Oak Ridge Transuranic Waste Processing Center Services
October 14, 2014
DOE Issues Final Request for Proposal for Oak Ridge Transuranic Waste Processing Center Services

Cincinnati -- The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today issued a Final Request for Proposal (RFP), for support services at the Oak Ridge Transuranic Waste Processing Center (TWPC) in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. The total estimated value of the contract is $100 Million - $300 Million.

Tue, 14 Oct 2014 17:35:00 +0000
Energy Department Awards $5 Million to Spur Local Clean Energy Development, Energy Savings
October 14, 2014
Energy Department Awards $5 Million to Spur Local Clean Energy Development, Energy Savings

The Energy Department today announced approximately $5 million in funding to 13 states to advance innovative approaches for local clean energy development that will reduce energy bills for American families and businesses, protect the environment by reducing carbon emissions and increase our nationís energy security.

Mon, 13 Oct 2014 21:57:00 +0000
November 2014 PSERC Webinar: Transforming the Grid from the Distribution System Out
October 13, 2014
November 2014 PSERC Webinar: Transforming the Grid from the Distribution System Out

On November 4, 2014, the DOE-funded Power Systems Engineering Research Center (PSERC) is offering a free public webinar presenting the challenges and opportunities associated with dynamic distribution system architecture.

Mon, 13 Oct 2014 14:36:00 +0000
EAC September 2014 Meeting Final Work Products Now Available
October 13, 2014
EAC September 2014 Meeting Final Work Products Now Available

Four documents approved at the September 2014 meeting by the Electricity Advisory Committee and delivered to the Department of Energy are now available for downloading. The mission of the Electricity Advisory Committee is to provide advice to DOE in implementing the Energy Policy Act of 2005, executing the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007, and modernizing the nation's electricity delivery infrastructure.

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