Energy Alert: FERC October 2011


On October 13, 2011, the staff of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), using its authority to act on behalf of the agency in routine, non-contested cases, issued an order that raises concerns regarding the application of the $10 million threshold that was established in the Energy Policy Act of 2005 for transactions that require FERC approval under Section 203 of the Federal Power Act.