FERC Alters Rule To Build Competition For Ancillary Services

Law360, New York (July 29, 2013, 8:05 PM EDT) -- Buyers of transmission services including utilities and independent power producers planning to self-supply certain resources and transmission service producers looking to purchase ancillary services can look forward to cost savings when a revised rule scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on Tuesday goes into effect.

The revised rule by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, set to be implemented in the fall, will no longer allow transmission service providers to require customers securing their own resources for ancillary services to buy a predetermined volume of...
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