After the school was finished, FERC
's charitable projects and work progressed further, with different projects each year.
"Cyber threats to the bulk power system are ever changing, and they are a matter that commands constant vigilance," FERC
Chairman Kevin McIntyre said in a statement.
Beginning in the 1990s, FERC
initiated a broad project to undo conventional delivery of electric power by vertically integrated utilities that operated as franchises free from competition and subject to regulated rates.
Any potential action by FERC
is now pushed until at least April--and that's if the agency decides to act at all.
In October, FERC
sent the AGDC 266 pages of questions.
Nor is it clear when FERC
will act to clarify its policy as there is nothing compelling FERC
to issue a response within any specified time frame.
But Ryan Talbott, executive director, Allegheny Defense Project, wants FERC
to use its newly-stated "cumulative" environmental review policy on Tennessee Gas's Orion Project, which is in the same area as the Northeast Project.
She has prepared comments and protests on behalf of clients in several NERC-related proceedings at FERC
In the summer of 2013, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("FERC
" or "Commission") concluded two of the largest investigations in its history.
commissioners, however, disregard the just and reasonable standard, routinely ignore evidence and act more as agents of utilities than fair-minded regulators.
Market Forces Can Mitigate the Effect of FERC