DC Circ. Ruling Boosts FERC's Authority On Energy Storage

Law360 (July 30, 2020, 4:10 PM EDT) -- On July 10, in National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners v. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued a decision that upholds FERC's Order No. 841, which deals with the participation of energy storage in wholesale power markets.

This is an important win for FERC and electricity storage supporters, over the claims of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners, or NARUC, the American Public Power Association and others seeking to opt out of the order's requirements.

The decision is significant for companies in the electricity storage space because it affirms that...

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