FERC Takes Steps To Boost Gas-Electric Coordination

Law360, New York (March 20, 2014, 5:34 PM EDT) -- Bowing to the appetite for more gas-fired U.S. power, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Thursday floated several proposals to improve coordination between the gas and electricity industries, including a move to better align gas and electricity markets, which observers say has been a major stumbling block.

The commission said it wants to revise the natural gas operating day and scheduling practices used by interstate pipelines to schedule natural gas transportation service. The proposed revisions, outlined in a notice of proposed rulemaking, include starting the natural...
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