• New Rules for Electric Transmission Projects - The FERC "Three-Step": One Step Forward, One Step Back, One Leap Coming
  • March 23, 2009 | Authors: David I. Bloom; Angela D. O'Brien
  • Law Firms: Mayer Brown LLP - Washington Office; Mayer Brown LLP - Chicago Office
  • On February 19, 2009, the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued an order that is meant to encourage investment in the nation's electricity transmission infrastructure and assist companies in obtaining the necessary support from state regulatory authorities, generators and load-serving entities for the development of merchant transmission projects.