Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)

FERC Affirms Decision to Hold Utilities Accountable for Interconnection Delays

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) affirmed its determination on key provisions in Order No. 2023, its landmark interconnection ruling. In July 2023, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) supported FERC’s proposed interconnection reforms and praised the commission for its efforts to promote accountability and penalize utilities … [continued]

"Black Mesa Area Near Kayenta, Arizona" by Ken Lund is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0.

“Water Is Life:” Navajo Nation Fights Serial Entrepreneur’s Hydropower Plant

The Black Mesa Pumped Storage Project (BMPSP) has been proposed by Nature & People First as an answer to the closure of the Navajo Generating Station. Navajo Nation environmentalists aren’t so quick to swap one huge construction project for another and are opposing a massive hydropower project they claim will … [continued]

FERC Reveals Interconnection Reforms That Could Unleash Solar Energy Potential

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued a notice of proposed rulemaking (NOPR) detailing the proposed interconnection reforms the Commission would like to adopt in order to clear interconnection backlogs and speed clean energy deployment. The proposed rules closely follow joint recommendations that the Solar Energy Industries Association … [continued]