FERC Rules Would Monitor Nonpublic Utilities, Add Data

Law360, New York (April 21, 2011, 7:56 PM EDT) -- The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission proposed two new rules Thursday that would extend quarterly filing requirements to nonpublic electric utilities and grant the commission access to electronic tagging data reported to the North American Electric Reliability Corp.

The proposed rules would help agency monitor the wholesale electricity markets and increase price transparency, allowing it to fulfill its obligations under the Energy Policy Act of 2005, according to FERC.

"The more price transparency that is provided, the better the commission can do its job in ensuring just...
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