FERC Disclosure Rule Will Cover Nonpublic Electric Utilities

Law360, New York (October 10, 2012, 5:56 PM EDT) -- Nonpublic electric utilities will be subject to quarterly filing requirements under a final Federal Energy Regulatory Commission rule intended to increase transparency in wholesale electricity markets and set to be published in the Federal Register on Thursday.

The regulator says the rule will help the agency monitor the wholesale electricity markets and increase price transparency, allowing it to fulfill its obligations under the Energy Policy Act of 2005.

“These refinements to the existing [electronic quarterly report] filing requirements reflect the evolving nature of interstate wholesale electric...
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