FERC Dominates Light High Court Energy Docket This Term

By Keith Goldberg (September 17, 2015, 5:28 PM EDT) -- When the U.S. Supreme Court returns to business later this month after its summer recess, it won't find many energy-related cases on its plate. The cases that are there, though, could help crystallize the scope of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's authority over the nation's electricity system.

Here is a look at the energy-related issues the justices are set to consider in the upcoming term, which they will kick off with a Sept. 28 conference.

FERC's Demand Response Rule

When the Supreme Court agreed in May to consider whether FERC has the authority under the Federal Power Act to issue a...

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