FERC Zaps Duke's Regional Transmission Planning Proposal

Law360, New York (February 21, 2013, 6:27 PM EST) -- The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission found Thursday that a proposal by Duke Energy Corp.'s North Carolina utility units to comply with a rule on transmission planning and cost allocation for public electricity transmission providers didn't meet the rule's regional planning requirements.

The planning component of FERC Order No. 1000 requires providers to participate in a regional planning process to take into account state and local public policy when outlining a regional plan, and to coordinate with other providers to find better ways to boost efficiency and...
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