Souping Up MISO's Interconnection Queue Procedures
April 12, 2012, 2:22 PM EDT
Law360, New York (April 12, 2012, 2:22 PM EDT) -- On Friday, March 30, 2012, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC, or the commission) conditionally approved a proposal from the Midwest Independent System Operator (MISO) to change its generator interconnection queue procedures to address backlogs and late-state terminations of generation interconnection queue agreements (FERC Docket No. ER12-309-000).
The new procedures are effective Jan. 1, 2012. The reforms approved on Friday are MISO's third set of significant queue reforms since 2008, as MISO has continued to shift its procedures for processing interconnection applications from a "first-come, first-served"...