FERC, State Agencies Pose Smart Grid Funding Rules

Law360 (March 27, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and a group of state regulators have proposed guidelines for the U.S. Department of Energy to consider as it funds projects to create a smart grid for the nation's electrical transmission system with money from the 2009 economic stimulus package.

On Thursday, the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners and FERC issued their proposed criteria for smart grid projects to receive funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, which has authorized $11 billion for electricity transmission and a...
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