• FERC Orders Generators to Comply with Transmission-Related NERC Reliability Standards
  • June 23, 2011 | Authors: Sean A. Atkins; Kenneth G. Jaffe; Stephen C. Palmer
  • Law Firm: Alston & Bird LLP - Washington Office
  • The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has denied the appeals of two wind generators from The North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) decisions that they must register as transmission owners and operators for reliability purposes. The June 16, 2011, order may increase reliability responsibilities assigned to generation owners with gen-tie lines.