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Milestone in Transmission Regulation: U.S. Court of Appeals Upholds Order No. 1000

On Friday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit rejected a host of challenges to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (“FERC”) Order No. 1000, upholding the order in its entirety. As we’ve previously discussed, Order No. 1000 aims to create a level regulatory playing field for independent transmission developers, thus encouraging new sources of badly-needed investment in the nation’s transmission infrastructure.

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Northwest Renewable RFPs: Seattle City Light Issues RFP For Renewable Resources, Portland General’s Is Due Soon

In what has become an annual autumn ritual, Seattle City Light recently issued a Request for Proposals (“RFP”) seeking up to 150,000 MWh of renewable energy or …