FERC Refuses To Revisit Nuclear Plant Standard

Law360, New York (February 26, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has denied a request from the operator of New York’s electricity grid to hold a new hearing on provisions in a previously approved standard for coordinating the activities between nuclear power plants and transmission entities in deregulated power markets.

FERC issued an order Thursday denying a rehearing requested by the New York Independent System Operator Inc. on the mandatory Nuclear Plant Interface Coordination Reliability Standard, which was first proposed Nov. 19, 2007, as a means to ensure proper backup power and...
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