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    Air Transport Ass’n of America v. FERC and United States, No. 15-1421 (D.C. Cir. filed 11/16/2015)

      Market-based rates for the Seaway crude oil pipeline system. Enterprise Products Partners L.P. and Enbridge Inc. 146 FERC ¶ 61,115 PDF (2014), order on reh’g, 152 FERC ¶ 61,203 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. OR12-4
      Assigned to:
      Status: dismissed 1/11/2016


    Algonquin Gas Transmission, LLC v. FERC, No. 15-60873 (5th Cir. filed 12/14/2015)

      Order finding unjust and unreasonable Algonquin’s current lack of a reservation charge crediting provision, and directing tariff revision. Algonquin Gas Transmission, LLC, 143 FERC ¶ 61,082 PDF (2013), order on reh’g & compl., 153 FERC ¶ 61,038 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. RP13-751
      Assigned to: Susanna Chu
      Status: in abeyance


    Alliance Pipeline L.P. v. FERC, No. 16-1017 (D.C. Cir. filed 1/15/2016)

      Rates for natural gas transportation service; various rate issues, some summarily resolved and some set for hearing. Alliance Pipeline L.P., 151 FERC ¶ 61,271 PDF (2015), order on reh’g, 153 FERC ¶ 61,195 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. RP15-1022
      Assigned to: Karin Larson
      Status: in abeyance


    Alliance Pipeline L.P. v. FERC No. 16-1120 (D.C. Cir. filed 4/18/2016)

      Rates for natural gas transportation service; various rate issues, some summarily resolved and some set for hearing. Alliance Pipeline L.P., 151 FERC ¶ 61,271 PDF (2015), order on reh’g, 153 FERC ¶ 61,195 PDF (2015), reh’g denied, 154 FERC ¶ 61,112 PDF(2016).
      FERC Docket No. RP15-1022
      Assigned to: Karin Larson
      Status: in abeyance; consolidated with D.C. Cir. No. 16-1017


    Alterna Springerville LLC, et al. v. FERC, No. 15-73844 (9th Cir. filed 12/22/2015)

      Denial of complaint filed by co-owner of Springerville generating unit against other co-owner, concerning right, under Facility Support Agreement, to firm transmission service over a specified path. Alterna Springerville LLC, et al. v. Tucson Elec. Power Co., 150 FERC ¶ 61,094 PDF (2015), reh'g denied, 153 FERC ¶ 61,125 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. EL15-17
      Assigned to: Ross Fulton
      Status: in abeyance


    Ameren Service Co., et al. v. FERC No. 16-1075 (D.C. Cir. filed 2/26/2016)

      MISO tariff provisions for funding of network upgrades by interconnecting generators. Otter Tail Power Co. v. Midcontinent Indep. Sys. Op., Inc., 151 FERC ¶ 61,220 PDF (2015), order on reh’g & clar., 153 FERC ¶ 61,352 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. EL15-36, et al.
      Assigned to: Holly Cafer
      Status: in abeyance


    Ameren Services Co., et al. [MISO Transmission Owners] v. FERC No. 16-1150 (D.C. Cir. filed 5/23/2016)

      Compliance with inter-regional transmission coordination and cost allocation requirements of Order No. 1000. Midcontinent Indep. System Operator, Inc., et al., 150 FERC ¶ 61,045 DOC (2015), order on reh’g & compl., 153 FERC ¶ 61,247 DOC (2015), order on reh’g & compl., 154 FERC ¶ 61,227 PDF (2016).
      FERC Docket No. ER13-1924, et al.
      Assigned to: Beth Pacella
      Status: motions


    American Transmission Systems, Inc., et al. v. FERC, No. 14-1085, et al. (D.C. Cir. filed 5/27/2014 and later)

      Order on PJM compliance with transmission planning and cost allocation requirements of Order No. 1000 rulemaking. PJM Interconnection, L.L.C., et al., 142 FERC ¶ 61,214 PDF (2013), on reh’g & compl., 147 FERC ¶ 61,128 PDF (2014).
      FERC Docket No. ER13-198, et al.
      Assigned to: Lona Perry
      Status: oral argument 5/4/2016


    Ass’n of Oil Pipe Lines v. FERC and United States No. 16-1059 (D.C. Cir. filed 2/16/2016)

      Resetting of oil pipeline index level to Producer Price Index for Finished Goods (PPI-FG) + 1.23 percent, based on FERC Form No. 6 data and filings. Five-Year Review of the Oil Pipeline Index, 153 FERC ¶ 61,312 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. RM15-20
      Assigned to: Susanna Chu
      Status: briefing


    Avista Corp. v. FERC, No. 14-1248 (D.C. Cir. filed 11/17/2014)

      Filing, by members of ColumbiaGrid, in compliance with transmission planning and cost allocation requirements of Order No. 1000. Avista Corp., et al., 143 FERC ¶ 61,255 PDF (2013), order on reh’g & compl., 148 FERC ¶ 61,212 PDF (2014).
      FERC Docket No. ER13-93, et al.
      Assigned to:
      Status: in abeyance


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    Big Bog Energy, LP, et al. v. FERC, No. 11-1345 (D.C. Cir. filed 9/23/2011)

      Determinations not to allow Dispatchable Intermittent Resources to revert back to Intermittent Resource status, and involving real-time revenue sufficiency guarantee charges imposed by the Midwest ISO. Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, Inc., 134 FERC ¶ 61,141 PDF (2011), reh’g denied, 136 FERC ¶ 61,100 PDF (2011).
      FERC Docket No. ER11-1991
      Assigned to: Elizabeth Rylander
      Status: consolidated with D.C. Cir. 06-1423, et al. 12/13/2011; in abeyance


    Big Bog Energy, LP, et al. v. FERC, No. 12-1131 (D.C. Cir. filed 3/5/2012)

      Dismissal of notice of non-compliance, and denial of rehearing request, concerning Midwest ISO’s imposition of Revenue Sufficiency Guarantee charges on virtual demand bids. Ameren Services Co., et al. v. Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, 138 FERC ¶ 61,039 PDF (2012).
      FERC Docket No. EL07-86, et al.
      Assigned to: Elizabeth Rylander
      Status: in abeyance; consolidated with other RSG appeals


    BP Pipelines (Alaska) Inc., et al. v. FERC and United States of America, Nos. 16-1013, et al. (D.C. Cir. filed 1/15/2016 and later)

      Order on ALJ Initial Decision, addressing various issues concerning 2009 and 2010 rate filings for service on the Trans Alaska Pipeline System. BP Pipelines (Alaska) Inc., et al., 153 FERC ¶ 61,233 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. IS09-348, et al.
      Assigned to: Lona Perry
      Status: briefing


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    Caithness Shepherds Flat, LLC v. FERC, Nos. 15-71211, et al. (9th Cir. filed 4/20/2015)

      Approval of BPA’s proposed Oversupply Rate for displaced generation during periods of oversupply; finding that BPA’s proposed Oversupply Management Protocol, replacing its earlier Environmental Redispatch Policy, complies with earlier directive that BPA develop non-discriminatory curtailment practices. Bonneville Power Admin., 149 FERC ¶ 61,043 PDF (2014), reh’g denied, 150 FERC ¶ 61,112 PDF (2015); Iberdrola Renewables, Inc., et al. v. Bonneville Power Admin., 149 FERC ¶ 61,044 PDF (2014), reh’g denied, 150 FERC ¶ 61,113 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. EL11-44, et al.
      Assigned to: Elizabeth Rylander
      Status: motions


    California Independent System Operator Corp. v. FERC, No. 12-1027 (D.C. Cir. filed 1/13/2012)

      Tariff revisions proposed by California ISO relating to interconnection requirements applicable to large asynchronous generators (primarily wind and solar photovoltaic resources). California Indep. Sys. Op. Corp., 132 FERC ¶ 61,196 DOC (2010), order on reh’g and compl., 137 FERC ¶ 61,143 PDF (2011).
      FERC Docket No. ER10-1706
      Assigned to: Carol Banta
      Status: in abeyance


    California Independent System Operator Corp. v. FERC, No. 13-1251 (D.C. Cir. filed 9/16/2013)

      California ISO’s compliance filing to implement demand response cost allocation requirements of Order No. 745. California Independent System Operator Corp., 137 FERC ¶ 61,217 PDF (2011), reh’g denied, 144 FERC ¶ 61,046 PDF (2013).
      FERC Docket No. ER11-4100
      Assigned to: Holly Cafer
      Status: in abeyance


    California Public Utilities Commission v. FERC, No. 13-74361 (9th Cir. filed 12/18/2013)

      Denial of interlocutory appeal of ALJ’s decision not to hold FERC proceeding in abeyance, concerning recovery of wildfire costs from ratepayers, until decision in CPUC proceeding. San Diego Gas & Electric Co., 145 FERC ¶ 61,136 PDF (2013), rejecting rehearing of decision not to hear interlocutory appeal.
      FERC Docket No. ER12-2454
      Assigned to: Lisa Luftig
      Status: petition for review dismissed for lack of jurisdiction 12/16/2015


    California Public Utilities Comm’n v. FERC No. 16-70481 (9th Cir. filed 2/22/1016)



    Catskill Mountainkeeper, et al. v. FERC, No. 16-345, et al. (2nd Cir. filed 2/5/2016)

      Commission authorization to construct and operate 125 miles of pipeline and related facilities in Pennsylvania and New York. Constitution Pipeline Co. and Iroquois Gas Transmission System, 149 FERC ¶ 61,199 PDF (2014), reh’g denied, 154 FERC ¶ 61,046 PDF (2016).
      FERC Docket No. CP13-499, et al.
      Assigned to: Karin Larson
      Status: briefing, emergency motion for stay denied 2/24/2016


    City of Boston Delegation, et al. v. FERC No. 16-1081, et al. (D.C. Cir. filed 3/3/2016 and later)

      Order authorizing construction and operation of Algonquin Incremental Market (AIM) pipeline project, consisting of 37.4 miles of pipeline and appurtenant facilities in NY, CT, RI, and MA. Algonquin Gas Transmission, LLC, 150 FERC ¶ 61,163 PDF (2015), reh’g & stay denied, 154 FERC ¶ 61,048 PDF (2016).
      FERC Docket No. CP14-96
      Assigned to: Ross Fulton
      Status: briefing


    City of Holland, Michigan Board of Public Works v. FERC, No. 13-1306 (D.C. Cir. filed 12/16/2013)

      Finding that Holland’s facilities are part of the bulk electric system and properly part of the NERC compliance registry. City of Holland, Michigan, 139 FERC ¶ 61,055 PDF (2012), reh’g denied, 145 FERC ¶ 61,054 PDF (2013).
      FERC Docket No. RC11-5
      Assigned to: Holly Cafer
      Status: in abeyance


    City of Rockingham, NC and American Rivers v. FERC and U.S. Dept. of Commerce, No. 15-2535 (4th Cir. filed 12/10/2015)

      Issuance of new license for the continued operation and maintenance of the 108 MW Yadkin-Pee Dee Hydroelectric Project on the Yadkin and Pee Dee Rivers in North Carolina. Duke Energy Progress, Inc., 151 FERC ¶ 62,004 (2015), order on reh’g and clar., 153 FERC ¶ 61,056 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. P-2206
      Assigned to: Holly Cafer
      Status: briefing


    Consolidated Edison Co. of New York and Linden VFT, LLC v. FERC No. 15-1183 and 15-1188 (D.C. Cir. filed 6/25/2015)

      Cost allocation and responsibility for transmission projects approved through the PJM Regional Transmission Expansion Planning process. PJM Interconnection, L.L.C.; Consolidated Edison Co. v. PJM Interconn., 147 FERC ¶ 61,028 PDF (2014), order on complaint, reh’g & compl., 151 FERC ¶ 61,227 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. ER14-972, et al.
      Assigned to: Susanna Chu
      Status: in abeyance


    Consolidated Edison Co. of New York, et al. v. FERC No. 15-1138 (D.C. Cir. filed 5/14/2015)

      Orders on New York ISO tariff proposals to strengthen the mitigation of market power in the New York City Installed Capacity market. New York Indep. Sys. Operator, Inc., 131 FERC ¶ 61,170 PDF (2010), order on reh’g, clar. & compl., 150 FERC ¶ 61,208 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. EL07-39, et al.
      Assigned to: Lona Perry
      Status: dismissed 11/3/2015


    Consolidated Edison Co. of New York and Linden VFT, LLC v. FERC No. 16-1153 (D.C. Cir. filed 5/25/2016)

      Cost allocation and responsibility for transmission projects approved through the PJM Regional Transmission Expansion Planning process. PJM Interconn., L.L.C.; Consolidated Edison Co. v. PJM Interconn., 147 FERC ¶ 61,028 PDF (2014), order on complaint, reh’g & compl., 151 FERC ¶ 61,227 PDF (2015), reh’g denied, 155 FERC ¶ 61,088 PDF (2016).
      FERC Docket No. ER14-972, et al.
      Assigned to: Susanna Chu
      Status: consolidated with D.C. Cir. No. 15-1183; in abeyance


    Continental Airlines, Inc., et al. v. FERC and United States of America, No. 11-1479, et al. (D.C. Cir. filed 12/27/2011 and later)

      Opinion, after hearing and ALJ initial decision, addressing reasonableness of increased rates for shipment on SFPP’s West Line; various cost of service rate issues. SFPP, L.P., Opinion 511, 134 FERC ¶ 61,121 PDF (2011), order on reh’g and compl., Opinion 511-A, 137 FERC ¶ 61,220 PDF (2011).
      FERC Docket No. IS08-390
      Assigned to: Karin Larson
      Status: oral argument 3/22/2016


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    DC Energy Midwest, LLC v. FERC, No. 06-1423 (D.C. Cir. filed 12/22/2007)

      Order on proposed revisions to Midwest ISO Tariff (TEMT) to amend and clarify provisions of its real-time revenue sufficiency guarantee. Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, Inc., 115 FERC ¶ 61,108 PDF (2006), order on reh'g, 117 FERC ¶ 61,113 PDF (2006).
      FERC Docket No. ER04-691
      Assigned to: Elizabeth Rylander
      Status: in abeyance


    DC Energy Midwest, LLC, et al. v. FERC, Nos. 09-1189, et al. (D.C. Cir. filed 7/1/2009 and later)

      Complaints regarding allocation of Revenue Sufficiency Guarantee charges to market participants under Midwest ISO tariff. Ameren Services Co., et al. v. Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, 125 FERC ¶ 61,161 PDF (2008), order on reh'g, 127 FERC ¶ 61,121 PDF (2009).
      FERC Docket No. EL07-86, et al.
      Assigned to: Elizabeth Rylander
      Status: in abeyance; related to D.C. Cir. No. 09-1006, et al.


    Delaware Riverkeeper v. FERC No. 16-1092 (D.C. Cir. filed 3/8/2016)

      Order authorizing construction and operation of the Leidy Southeast pipeline project, consisting of 30 miles of pipeline and compression facilities in PA and NJ. Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Co., 149 FERC ¶ 61,258 PDF (2014), reh’g denied, 154 FERC ¶ 61,166 PDF (2016).
      FERC Docket No. CP13-551
      Assigned to: Lisa Luftig
      Status: briefing; stay denied 3/9/15


    Delaware Riverkeeper Network, et al. v. FERC, No. 13-1015 and 13-1016 (D.C. Cir. filed 1/22/2013 and later)

      Certificate of public convenience and necessity authorizing Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co. to upgrade existing pipeline system with 40 miles of pipeline looping. Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co., L.L.C., 139 FERC ¶ 61,161 PDF (2012), on reh’g, 142 FERC ¶ 61,025 PDF (2013).
      FERC Docket No. CP11-161
      Assigned to: Karin Larson
      Status: petition for review granted and remanded to the Commission for further consideration on 6/6/2014


    Duke Energy Corp., et al. v. FERC No. 16-1133 (D.C. Cir. filed 4/29/2016)

      Denial of complaint, alleging that PJM failed to fulfill obligation to indemnify Duke for losses incurred to implement a PJM directive. Duke Energy Corp., et al. v. PJM Interconn., et al., 151 FERC ¶ 61,206 PDF (2015), reh'g denied, 154 FERC ¶ 61,156 PDF (2016).
      FERC Docket No. EL14-45
      Assigned to: Elizabeth Rylander
      Status: briefing


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    EarthReports, Inc. (dba Patuxent Riverkeeper), Sierra Club, and Chesapeake Climate Action Network v. FERC, No. 15-1127 (D.C. Cir. filed 5/7/2015)

      Order authorizing Dominion Cove Point LNG to export LNG from existing Cove Point import terminal and to construct and operate related facilities; consideration of project impacts. Dominion Cove Point LNG, LP, 148 FERC ¶ 61,244 PDF (2014), reh’g & stay denied, 151 FERC ¶ 61,095 PDF (2015). (Motion for court stay of FERC authorization filed June 1, 2015.)
      FERC Docket No. CP13-113
      Assigned to: Karin Larson
      Status: briefing


    Eastern Hydroelectric Corp. v. FERC, No. 15-11667 (11th Cir. filed 4/17/2015)

      Revocation of license for East Juliette Hydroelectric Project, on Ocmulgee River in East Juliette, Georgia, for Eastern Hydro’s failure to comply with terms of its license and FERC orders, for failure to comply with fishway requirements. Eastern Hydroelectric Corp., 149 FERC ¶ 61,036 PDF (2014), reh’g denied, 150 FERC ¶ 61,099 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. P-7019
      Assigned to: Elizabeth Rylander
      Status: record index filed 5/27/2015


    Edison Electric Institute v. FERC, No. 14-1071 (D.C. Cir. filed 5/9/2014)

      Compliance filing implementing conditional approval of FPA section 215 funding for an independent reliability coordinator for the Western Electricity Coordinating Council. North American Electric Reliability Corp., et al., 146 FERC ¶ 61,092 PDF (2014), reh’g denied, 147 FERC ¶ 61,064 PDF (2014).
      FERC Docket No. EL13, et al.
      Assigned to: Beth Pacella
      Status: consolidated with D.C. Cir. 14-1012; in abeyance


    Edison Electric Institute v. FERC, No. 14-1012 (D.C. Cir. filed 1/27/2014)

      Declaratory order, conditionally approving FPA section 215 funding for an independent reliability coordinator for the Western Electricity Coordinating Council. Western Electricity Coord. Council, 143 FERC ¶ 61,239 PDF (2013), order on reh’g, 145 FERC ¶ 61,202 DOC (2013).
      FERC Docket No. EL13-52, et al.
      Assigned to: Beth Pacella
      Status: in abeyance


    Edison Mission Energy, Inc., et al. v. FERC, Nos. 09-1006, et al. (D.C. Cir. filed 1/8/2009)

      Complaints regarding allocation of Revenue Sufficiency Guarantee charges to market participants under Midwest ISO tariff. Ameren Services Co., et al. v. Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, 121 FERC ¶ 61,205 PDF (2007), order on reh'g, 125 FERC ¶ 61,162 PDF (2008).
      FERC Docket No. EL07-86, et al.
      Assigned to: Elizabeth Rylander
      Status: related to D.C. Cir. Nos. 06-1423, et al., in abeyance


    Electric Power Supply Ass’n v. FERC, No. 12-1381 (D.C. Cir. filed 9/17/2012)

      Midwest ISO’s compliance filing to implement demand response compensation requirements of Order No. 745. Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, 137 FERC ¶ 61,212 PDF (2011), order on reh’g & compl, 140 FERC ¶ 61,059 DOC (2012).
      FERC Docket No. ER11-4337
      Assigned to: Holly Cafer
      Status: in abeyance


    Electric Power Supply Ass’n v. FERC, No. 12-1368 (D.C. Cir. filed 8/27/2012)

      PJM’s compliance filing to implement demand response compensation requirements of Order No. 745. PJM Interconnection, L.L.C., 137 FERC ¶ 61,216 PDF (2011), order on reh’g & compl, 139 FERC ¶ 61,256 PDF (2012).
      FERC Docket No. ER11-4106
      Assigned to: Holly Cafer
      Status: in abeyance


    Electric Power Supply Ass’n and New England Power Generators Ass’n v. FERC, No. 12-1306 (D.C. Cir. filed 7/16/2012)

      ISO New England’s compliance filing to implement demand response compensation requirements of Order No. 745. ISO New England, Inc., 138 FERC ¶ 61,042 PDF (2012), reh’g denied, 139 FERC ¶ 61,116 PDF (2012).
      FERC Docket No. ER11-4336
      Assigned to: Holly Cafer
      Status: in abeyance


    El Paso Electric Co. v. FERC, No. 14-60822 (5th Cir. filed 5/18/2015)

      Filing, by members of WestConnect, in compliance with transmission planning and cost allocation requirements of Order No. 1000. Public Service Co. of Colorado, et al., 142 FERC ¶ 61,206 PDF (2013), order on reh’g & compl., 148 FERC ¶ 61,213 PDF (2014), order on reh’g & compl., 151 FERC ¶ 61,128 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. ER13-75, et al.
      Assigned to: Ross Fulton
      Status: briefing


    El Paso Natural Gas Co., L.L.C. v. FERC, No. 15-1323 (D.C. Cir. filed 9/11/2015)

      Orders, following hearing and ALJ decision, on various reserved ratemaking issues in El Paso general rate case. El Paso Natural Gas Co., 139 FERC ¶ 61,095 PDF (2012), order on reh’g and compl., 152 FERC ¶ 61,039 DOC (2015).
      FERC Docket No. RP08-426
      Assigned to: Lona Perry
      Status: briefing


    Emera Maine (f/k/a Bangor Hydroelectric Co.), et al. v. FERC No. 15-1212 (D.C. Cir. filed 7/13/2015)

      Complaints challenging New England transmission owners’ 11.14 % base return on equity; set for hearing and settlement judge procedures. ENE (Environment Northeast), et al. v. Bangor Hydro-Electric Co., et al.; Attn’y Gen. of Mass. v. Bangor Hydro-Electric Co., et al., 147 FERC ¶ 61,235 PDF (2014) and 149 FERC ¶ 61,156 PDF (2014), reh'g denied, 151 FERC ¶ 61,125 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. EL13-33, et al.
      Assigned to: Lona Perry
      Status: in abeyance


    Emera Maine (f/k/a Bangor Hydro-Electric Co.), et al. and New England States Committee on Electricity, et al. v. FERC No. 15-1139, et al. (D.C. Cir. filed 5/15/2015)

      Order on ISO-NE compliance with transmission planning and cost allocation requirements of Order No. 1000 rulemaking. ISO New England, Inc., 143 FERC ¶ 61,150 PDF (2013), order on reh’g & compl., 150 FERC ¶ 61,209 DOC (2015).
      FERC Docket No. ER13-193, et al.
      Assigned to: Carol Banta
      Status: briefing


    Emera Maine, f/k/a Bangor Hydro-Electric Co., et al. v. FERC, Nos. 15-1118, et al. (D.C. Cir. filed 4/30/2015)

      Complaint challenging New England transmission owners’ return on equity, reflected in ISO New England open access transmission tariff. Martha Coakley, Mass. Attorney General, et al. v. Bangor Hydro-Electric Co., et al., Op. No. 531 and 531-A, 147 FERC ¶ 61,234 PDF (2014) and 149 FERC ¶ 61,032 PDF (2014), order on reh'g, Op. No. 531-B, 150 FERC ¶ 61,165 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. EL11-66
      Assigned to: Lona Perry
      Status: briefing


    Entergy Nuclear Power Marketing, LLC v. FERC No. 16-1107 (D.C. Cir. filed 4/5/2016)

      Complaint concerning NY ISO buyer-side mitigation rules for renewable and self-supply resources. New York Pub. Serv. Comm’n, et al. v. New York Indep. Sys. Op., Inc., 153 FERC ¶ 61,022 PDF (2015), reh’g & clar. denied, 154 FERC ¶ 61,088 PDF (2016).
      FERC Docket No. EL15-64
      Assigned to: Lona Perry
      Status: in abeyance


    Enterprise TE Products Pipeline Co. v. FERC and United States of America, No. 13-1305 (D.C. Cir. filed 12/13/2013)

      Order granting in part complaints, alleging that Enterprise has violated a settlement by no longer accepting nominations for the transportation of jet fuel or distillates, and establishing limited hearing on the issue of damages. CHS Inc., et al. v. Enterprise TE Products Pipeline Co., LLC; Chevron Products Co. v. Enterprise TE Products Pipeline Co., LLC, 145 FERC ¶ 61,056 PDF (2013).
      FERC Docket No. OR13-25, et al.
      Assigned to: Lisa Luftig
      Status: in abeyance


    EPIC Merchant Energy, L.P., et al. v. FERC, No. 08-1395 (D.C. Cir. filed 12/23/2008)

      Order on compliance filing regarding allocation of real-time Revenue Sufficiency Guarantee costs. Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, Inc., 121 FERC ¶ 61,132 PDF (2007), order on reh'g, 125 FERC ¶ 61,156 PDF (2008).
      FERC Docket No. ER04-691
      Assigned to: Elizabeth Rylander
      Status: in abeyance; consolidated with D.C. Cir. No. 06-1423


    EPIC Merchant Energy, L.P., et al. v. FERC, No. 10-1217 (D.C. Cir. filed 8/2/2010)

      Complaints regarding allocation of Revenue Sufficiency Guarantee charges to market participants under Midwest ISO tariff. Ameren Services Co., et al. v. Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, 124 FERC ¶ 61,173 PDF (2008), reh'g denied, 131 FERC ¶ 61,214 PDF (2010).
      FERC Docket No. EL07-86, et al.
      Assigned to: Elizabeth Rylander
      Status: in abeyance, consolidated with D.C. Cir. No. 09-1066, et al.


    Erie Boulevard Hydropower, L.P., et al. v. FERC, Nos. 16-1015 and 16-1020 (D.C. Cir. filed 1/15/2016 and later)

      Calculation of headwater benefits assessments, based on benefits that Great Sacandaga Lake Project provides to downstream beneficiary projects. Hudson River-Black River Regulating Dist., et al., 152 FERC ¶ 62,124 PDF (2015), order on reh’g, 153 FERC ¶ 61,218 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. HB81-09, et al.
      Assigned to: Elizabeth Rylander
      Status: briefing


    Exelon Corp. v. FERC, No. 16-1042 (D.C. Cir. filed 2/8/2016)

      Order on complaint, alleging that certain provisions in ISO-NE tariff, governing operation of Forward Capacity Market, are unjust, unreasonable, and unduly discriminatory. Exelon Corp. and Calpine Corp. v. ISO New England Inc., 150 FERC ¶ 61,067 PDF (2015), reh’g denied, 154 FERC ¶ 61,005 PDF (2016).
      FERC Docket No. EL15-23
      Assigned to: Ross Fulton
      Status: briefing; consolidated with D.C. Cir. 15-1071


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    Hoopa Valley Tribe v. FERC, No. 14-1271 (D.C. Cir. filed 12/9/2014)

      Denial of petition for declaratory order concerning Klamath Hydroelectric Project, seeking declaration that licensee PacifiCorp has failed to diligently pursue relicensing of the Project, and that States have waived clean water certification. PacifiCorp, 147 FERC ¶ 61,216 PDF (2014), reh’g denied, 149 FERC ¶ 61,038 PDF (2014).
      FERC Docket No. P-2082
      Assigned to: Ross Fulton
      Status: briefing


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    Idaho Power Co., et al. v. FERC, No. 14-72384 (9th Cir. filed 8/5/2014)

      Approval of settlement between Idaho Power, IDACORP, and Powerex Corp., on the condition that settling parties remove settlement provisions precluding potential ripple claims by third-parties. Puget Sound Energy, Inc. v. All Jurisdictional Sellers of Energy and/or Capacity in the Pacific Northwest, 146 FERC ¶ 61,123 PDF (2014), reh’g denied, 147 FERC ¶ 61,223 PDF (2014).
      FERC Docket No. EL01-10
      Assigned to: Lona Perry
      Status: related to 9th Cir. 13-72220; petitions for review granted and remanded to the Commission for further consideration on 9/4/2015


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    Kansas City Power & Light Co. v. FERC, Nos. 15-1287 and 15-1288 (D.C. Cir. filed 8/25/2015)

      Tariff revisions to transfer transmission assets from Entergy to ITC/MISO and to integrate Entergy transmission facilities into the Midcontinent ISO; rate issues including through-and-out rate. ITC Holdings Corp., et al., 143 FERC ¶ 61,257 PDF (2013), order on reh’g, 146 FERC ¶ 61,111 PDF (2014), order on reh’g, 151 FERC ¶ 61,263 PDF (2015); Midcontinent Indep. Sys. Op., Inc., 145 FERC ¶ 61,249 PDF (2013), order on reh’g, 151 FERC ¶ 61,262 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. ER12-2681, et al.
      Assigned to: Beth Pacella
      Status: in abeyance; consolidated with D.C. Cir. No. 14-1030, et al.


    Kansas Corp. Comm’n v. FERC No. 16-1164 (D.C. Cir. filed 6/2/2016)

      Transmission formula rate template and protocols for projects developed in Southwest Power Pool transmission planning process. Kanstar Transm., LLC, 152 FERC ¶ 61,209 PDF (2015), reh’g denied, 155 FERC ¶ 61,167 PDF (2016).
      FERC Docket No. ER15-958, et al.
      Assigned to: Lona Perry
      Status: consolidated with D.C. Cir. No. 16-1093


    Kansas Corporation Commission v. FERC No. 16-1093 (D.C. Cir. filed 3/8/2016)

      Level of the base return on equity; application of that return to other, yet-to-be-formed affiliates. Transource Kansas, LLC, 151 FERC ¶ 61,010 PDF (2015), order on reh’g & compl., 154 FERC ¶ 61,011 PDF (2016).
      FERC Docket No. ER15-958
      Assigned to: Lona Perry
      Status: consolidated with D.C. Cir. No. 16-1164


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    Louisiana Pub. Serv. Comm’n v. FERC No. 16-1014 (D.C. Cir. filed 1/15/2016)

      Dismissal of complaint concerning depreciation component of bandwidth formula rate in Entergy System Agreement; Entergy’s proposed depreciation rates for Entergy Arkansas. Louisiana Pub. Serv. Comm’n v. Entergy Corp., et al., Op. 519, 139 FERC ¶ 61,107 PDF (2012), reh’g denied, 153 FERC ¶ 61,188 PDF (2015); Entergy Services, Inc., Op. 523, 142 FERC ¶ 61,022 PDF(2013), reh’g denied, 153 FERC ¶ 61,184 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. EL10-55, et al.
      Assigned to: Carol Banta
      Status: briefing


    Louisiana Public Service Commission v. FERC, No. 13-1155 (D.C. Cir. filed 5/2/2013)

      Exercise of discretion not to order refunds for the 15-month period following LPSC complaint, despite FERC finding of improper allocation of costs among Entergy operating companies (improper inclusion of interruptible load in Entergy’s calculation of peak load responsibility). Louisiana Pub. Serv. Comm’n and the City of New Orleans v. Entergy Corp., 129 FERC ¶ 61,237 PDF (2009), amended, 132 FERC ¶ 61,133 PDF (2010), reh’g granted in part, 135 FERC ¶ 61,218 PDF (2011), reh’g denied, 142 FERC ¶ 61,211 PDF (2013).
      FERC Docket No. EL00-66, et al.
      Assigned to: Holly Cafer
      Status: petition for review granted and remanded to FERC on 12/5/2014


    Louisiana Pub. Serv. Comm’n v. FERC, No. 16-1014 (D.C. Cir. filed 1/15/2016))

      Dismissal of complaint concerning depreciation component of bandwidth formula rate in Entergy System Agreement; Entergy’s proposed depreciation rates for Entergy Arkansas. Louisiana Pub. Serv. Comm’n v. Entergy Corp., et al., Op. 519, 139 FERC ¶ 61,107 PDF (2012), reh’g denied, 153 FERC ¶ 61,188 PDF (2015); Entergy Services, Inc., Op. 523, 142 FERC ¶ 61,022 PDF(2013), reh’g denied, 153 FERC ¶ 61,184 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. EL10-55, et al.
      Assigned to: Carol Banta
      Status: briefing


    LSP Transmission Holdings, LLC and LS Power Transmission, LLC v. FERC No. 15-1157 (D.C. Cir. filed 6/1/2015)

      Filing by Southwest Power Pool in compliance with transmission planning and cost allocation requirements of Order No. 1000. Southwest Power Pool, Inc., et al., 144 FERC ¶ 61,059 DOC (2013), order on reh’g & compl., 149 FERC ¶ 61,048 DOC (2014), order on reh’g & compl., 151 FERC ¶ 61,045 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. ER13-366, et al.
      Assigned to: Holly Cafer
      Status: briefing


    LSP Transmission Holdings and LSP Power Transmission v. FERC, No. 15-1316 (7th Cir. filed 2/19/2015)

      Order on MISO compliance with transmission planning and cost allocation requirements of Order No. 1000 rulemaking. Midwest Independent Transmission System Op., Inc., and the MISO Transmission Owners, et al., 142 FERC ¶ 61,215 PDF (2013), order on reh’g & compl., 147 FERC ¶ 61,127 PDF (2014), order on reh’g & compl., 150 FERC ¶ 61,037 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. ER13-187, et al.
      Assigned to: Beth Pacella
      Status: petitions for review denied 4/6/2016


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    Madison Gas and Electric Co., et al. v. FERC, Nos. 16-1019 and 16-1027 (D.C. Cir. filed 1/19/2016)

      Filing by MISO to revise its resource adequacy construct. Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, 139 FERC ¶ 61,199 PDF (2012), order on reh’g, 153 FERC ¶ 61,229 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. ER11-4081
      Assigned to: Beth Pacella
      Status: in abeyance


    Michigan Public Service Commission, et al. v. FERC, No. 15-1049, et al. (D.C. Cir. filed 3/9/2015 and later)

      Allocation of costs associated with the operation of System Support Resource generating units under MISO tariff. Public Service Commission of Wisconsin v. Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc., et al., 150 FERC ¶ 61,104 PDF (2015) (order on reh’g and compl.), and earlier orders.
      FERC Docket No. EL14-34, et al.
      Assigned to: Holly Cafer
      Status: in abeyance


    MISO Transmission Owners v. FERC, No. 14-2153, et al. (7th Cir. filed 5/23/2014 and later)

      Order on Midwest ISO compliance with transmission planning and cost allocation requirements of Order No. 1000 rulemaking. Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, Inc., and the MISO Transmission Owners, et al., 142 FERC ¶ 61,215 PDF (2013), order on reh’g & compl, 147 FERC ¶ 61,127 PDF (2014).
      FERC Docket No. ER13-187, et al.
      Assigned to: Beth Pacella
      Status: petitions for review denied 4/6/2016


    MISO Transmission Owners v. FERC, No. 16-1030 (D.C. Cir. filed 1/27/2016)

      Compliance with cost allocation requirements of Order No. 1000 for regional and interregional transmission projects. Midcontinent Indep. System Operator, Inc., et al., 150 FERC ¶ 61,045 (2015), order on reh’g & compl., 153 FERC ¶ 61,247 (2015).
      FERC Docket No. ER13-1923, et al.
      Assigned to: Beth Pacella
      Status: motions


    Mississippi Delta Energy Agency, et al. v. FERC, No. 14-1030, et al. (D.C. Cir. No. 2/28/2014 and later)

      Tariff revisions to transfer transmission assets from Entergy to ITC and to integrate Entergy transmission facilities into the Midcontinent Independent System Operator. ITC Holdings Corp., et al., 143 FERC ¶ 61,257 PDF (2013), order on reh’g, 146 FERC ¶ 61,111 PDF (2014).
      FERC Docket No. ER12-2681, et al.
      Assigned to: Beth Pacella
      Status: dismissed 3/2/2016


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    New Energy Capital Partners, LLC v. FERC, D.C. Cir. No. 15-1307 (D.C. Cir. filed 9/3/2015)

      Denial of late intervention, and rejection of motion to reopen record, in relicensing proceeding for Yadkin Hydroelectric Project in North Carolina. Alcoa Power Generating Inc., 144 FERC ¶ 61,218 PDF (2013) (denying reh’g of 5/30/13 notice denying late intervention); 152 FERC ¶ 61,040 PDF (2015) (denying reh’g of 3/3/15 notice rejecting motion to reopen record).
      FERC Docket No. P-2197
      Assigned to: Holly Cafer
      Status: briefing, consolidated with D.C. Cir. No. 13-1277


    New Energy Capital Partners, LLC v. FERC, No. 13-1277 (D.C. Cir. filed 11/8/2013)

      Denial of late intervention in relicensing proceeding for Yadkin Hydroelectric Project in North Carolina. Alcoa Power Generating Inc., 144 FERC ¶ 61,218 PDF (2013) (denying rehearing of May 30, 2013 notice denying late intervention).
      FERC Docket No. P-2197
      Assigned to: Holly Cafer
      Status: briefing


    New England Power Generators Ass’n v. FERC, No. 15-1071 (D.C. Cir. filed 3/31/2015)

      Order on complaint, alleging that certain administrative pricing provision in ISO-NE tariff, governing operation of Forward Capacity Market, are unjust, unreasonable, and unduly discriminatory. New England Power Generators Ass’n v. ISO New England Inc., 146 FERC ¶ 61,039 PDF (2014), order on reh’g & clar., 150 FERC ¶ 61,064 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. EL14-7
      Assigned to: Ross Fulton
      Status: motions


    New England Power Generators Ass’n v. FERC, Nos. 16-1023 and 16-1024 (D.C. Cir. filed 1/19/2016)


      Proposals to address resource performance problems in ISO-NE Forward Capacity Market; denial of complaint that Peak Energy Rent mechanism, which mitigates incentives to create price spikes in the energy market through economic or physical withholding, had become unjust and unreasonable. ISO New England and New England Power Pool, 147 FERC ¶ 61,172 PDF (2014), reh’g denied, 153 FERC ¶ 61,223 PDF(2015); New England Power Generators Ass’n v. ISO New England, 150 FERC ¶ 61,053 PDF (2015), reh’g denied, 153 FERC ¶ 61,222 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. ER14-1050, et al.
      Assigned to: Carol Banta
      Status: briefing


    NextEra Desert Center Blythe, LLC v. FERC, No. 16-1003 (D.C. Cir. filed 1/7/2016)

      Denial of complaint by NextEra, requesting that the California ISO allocate to NextEra congestion revenue rights. NextEra Desert Center Blythe, LLC v. Cal. Indep. Sys. Operator Corp., 151 FERC ¶ 61,198 PDF (2015), reh’g denied, 153 FERC ¶ 61,208 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. EL15-47
      Assigned to: Lisa Luftig
      Status: briefing


    NextEra Energy Resources, LLC v. FERC, No. 15-1355 (D.C. Cir. filed 10/19/2015)

      Interconnection of wind generation project with Ameren Illinois transmission system; allocation of network upgrade costs. Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc., 147 FERC ¶ 61,106 PDF (2014), order on reh’g & compl., 152 FERC ¶ 61,145 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. ER14-1470
      Assigned to: Elizabeth Rylander
      Status: in abeyance


    NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, et al. v. FERC, No. 15-1070 (D.C. Cir. filed 3/30/2015)

      Order accepting, with conditions, revisions to ISO-NE tariff to establish a system-wide sloped demand curve and related parameters for use in Forward Capacity Market. ISO New England Inc. and New England Power Pool Participants Committee, 147 FERC ¶ 61,173 PDF (2014), order on reh’g & clar., 150 FERC ¶ 61,065 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. ER14-1639
      Assigned to: Ross Fulton
      Status: voluntary remand granted 12/1/2015


    NRG Power Marketing LLC, et al., and PJM Power Providers Group v. FERC, Nos. 15-1452 and 15-1454 (D.C. Cir. filed 12/14/2015)

      Revisions to PJM capacity market Minimum Offer Price Rule, concerning buyer-side market power mitigation. PJM Interconnection, LLC, 143 FERC ¶ 61,090 PDF (2013), order on reh'g & compl., 153 FERC ¶ 61,066 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. ER13-535
      Assigned to: Carol Banta
      Status: briefing


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    Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co. v. FERC, No. 14-1281 (D.C. Cir. filed 12/15/2014)

      Filing by Southwest Power Pool in compliance with transmission planning and cost allocation requirements of Order No. 1000. Southwest Power Pool, Inc., et al., 144 FERC ¶ 61,059 DOC (2013), order on reh’g & compl., 149 FERC ¶ 61,048 DOC (2014).
      FERC Docket No. ER13-366, et al.
      Assigned to: Holly Cafer
      Status: oral argument 5/4/2016


    Old Dominion Electric Cooperative v. FERC No. 16-1111 (D.C. Cir. filed 4/11/2016)

      Denial of petition for waiver, seeking recovery of natural gas costs associated with Jan. 2014 cold weather. Old Dominion Elec. Coop., 151 FERC ¶ 61,207 PDF (2015), reh’g denied, 154 FERC ¶ 61,155 PDF (2016).
      FERC Docket No. ER14-2242
      Assigned to: Beth Pacella
      Status: briefing


    Orangeburg, South Carolina v. FERC, No. 15-1274 (D.C. Cir. filed 8/12/2015)

      Conditional acceptance of joint dispatch agreement following Duke/Progress merger; whether agreement and NC Commission favor native load sales to the disfavor of sales to Orangeburg. Duke Energy Corp. and Progress Energy, Inc.; Carolina Power & Light Co., 139 FERC ¶ 61,193 PDF (2012), order on reh'g, 151 FERC ¶ 61,242 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket Nos. ER12-1338, ER12-1347
      Assigned to: Karin Larson
      Status: briefing


    Otter Tail Corp., et al. v. FERC, Nos. 08-1002, et al. (D.C. Cir. filed 1/4/2008)

      Order on proposed revisions to Midwest ISO Tariff (TEMT) to amend and clarify provisions of its real-time revenue sufficiency guarantee. Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, Inc., 115 FERC ¶ 61,108 PDF (2006), order on reh'g, 117 FERC ¶ 61,113 PDF (2006), order on reh'g, 118 FERC ¶ 61,212 PDF (2007), order on reh'g, 121 FERC ¶ 61,131 PDF (2007).
      FERC Docket No. ER04-691
      Assigned to: Elizabeth Rylander
      Status: in abeyance; consolidated with D.C. Cir. No. 06-1423


    Otter Tail Power Co., et al. v. FERC, Nos. 09-1209, et al. (D.C. Cir. filed 7/24/2009 and later)

      Order on proposed revisions to Midwest ISO Tariff to amend and clarify provisions of its real-time Revenue Sufficiency Guarantee; order on compliance filing regarding allocation of real-time RSG costs. Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, et al. ,115 FERC ¶ 61,108 PDF (2006), on reh'g, 117 FERC ¶ 61,113 PDF (2006), on reh'g, 118 FERC ¶ 61,212 PDF (2007), on reh'g, 121 FERC ¶ 61,131 PDF (2007); on compl., 121 FERC ¶ 61,132 PDF (2007), on reh'g, 125 FERC ¶ 61,156 PDF (2008), on reh'g, 127 FERC ¶ 61,241 PDF (2009).
      FERC Docket No. ER04-691, et al.
      Assigned to: Elizabeth Rylander
      Status: in abeyance; related to D.C. Cir. No. 06-1423, et al.


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    PC Landing Corp., et al. v. FERC, Nos. 15-70331, et al. (9th Cir. filed 2/2/2015)

      Issuance of license for experimental tidal energy hydroelectric project; effect on PC Landing’s submarine fiber optic telecommunications system; effect on tribal fishing rights and fish species. Pub. Util. Dist. No. 1 of Snohomish County, Wash., 146 FERC ¶ 61,197 PDF (2014) and 147 FERC ¶ 61,215 PDF (2014), reh'g denied, 149 FERC ¶ 61,206 PDF (2014).
      FERC Docket No. P-12690, et al.
      Assigned to: Holly Cafer
      Status: in abeyance


    People of the State of California, et al. v. FERC, No. 15-73466 (9th Cir. filed 11/13/2015)

      Order in California Refund Proceeding, following evidentiary hearing and ALJ Initial Decision, finding that certain sellers during California energy crisis engaged in tariff violations impacting the market clearing price, and directing disgorgement of amounts received above the marginal cost-based proxy price. San Diego Gas & Elec. Co. v. Sellers of Energy, et al., Opinion No. 536, 149 FERC ¶ 61,116 PDF (2014), order on reh’g, 153 FERC ¶ 61,144 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. EL00-95, et al.
      Assigned to: Robert Solomon
      Status: motions


    People of the State of California, et al. v. FERC, No. 15-70511 (9th Cir. filed 2/19/2015)

      Order setting for trial-type, evidentiary hearing issues on remand concerning long-term contracts, entered into between California Parties and wholesale energy suppliers (Shell Energy and Iberdrola), during 2000-2001 California energy crisis, and establishing scope of evidence that may be adduced at hearing. Pub. Utils. Comm’n of California v. Sellers of Long-Term Contracts to the California Dept. of Water Resources, et al., 149 FERC ¶ 61,127 PDF (2014), order on reh’g & compl., 150 FERC ¶ 61,079 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. EL02-60
      Assigned to: Robert Solomon
      Status: in abeyance


    People of the State of California, et al. v. FERC No. 16-70680 (9th Cir. filed 3/10/2016)

      Order on remand from State of California, ex rel. Harris v. FERC, 784 F.3d 1267 (9th Cir. 2015), setting for evidentiary, trial-type hearing whether any seller’s violation of market-based rate quarterly reporting requirement led to an unjust and unreasonable rate for that seller during 2000-2001 period. State of California, ex rel. Bill Lockyer, Attorney General of Cal. v. British Columbia Power Exchange Corp., et al., 153 FERC ¶ 61,137 PDF (2015), order on reh’g & clar., 154 FERC ¶ 61,154 PDF (2016).
      FERC Docket No. EL02-71
      Assigned to: Robert Solomon
      Status: abeyance


    People of the State of California, et al. v. FERC, No. 14-72092 (9th Cir. filed 7/11/2014)

      Order denying motion to lodge additional evidence of market manipulation in the California refund proceeding, concerning the resetting of the just and reasonable clearing prices during the refund period. San Diego Gas & Electric Co. v. Sellers of Energy and Ancillary Services, 148 FERC ¶ 61,006 PDF (2014), and earlier orders.
      FERC Docket No. EL00-95
      Assigned to: Robert Solomon
      Status: in abeyance


    People of the State of California, et al. v. FERC, No. 16-70068, et al. (9th Cir. filed 1/8/2016 and later)

      Order in Pacific Northwest refund proceeding, on remand from Port of Seattle v. FERC, 499 F.3d 1016 (9th Cir. 2007). Puget Sound Energy, Inc. v. All Jurisdictional Sellers of Energy and/or Capacity at Wholesale into Electric Energy and/or Capacity Markets in the Pacific Northwest, Op. No. 537, 151 FERC ¶ 61,173 PDF (2015), on reh’g, Op. No. 537-A, 153 FERC ¶ 61,386 (2015).
      FERC Docket No. EL01-10, et al.
      Assigned to: Robert Solomon
      Status: in abeyance


    Petro Star Inc. v. FERC and United States of America, No. 15-1009 (D.C. Cir. filed 1/15/2015)

      Investigation and hearing as to whether existing Quality Bank formula properly values Resid cut of commingled crude oil transported by the Trans Alaska Pipeline System. BP Pipelines (Alaska) Inc., et al., 149 FERC ¶ 61,149 PDF (2014).
      FERC Docket No. OR14-6
      Assigned to: Susanna Chu
      Status: oral argument 3/17/2016


    PJM Power Providers Group and PSEG Power LLC, et al. v. FERC, Nos. 15-1453 and 15-1455 (D.C. Cir. filed 12/14/2015)

      Revisions to PJM capacity market demand curve (Variable Resource Requirement Curve) and related inputs. PJM Interconnection, LLC, 149 FERC ¶ 61,183 PDF (2014), order on reh'g & compl., 153 FERC ¶ 61,035 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. ER14-2940
      Assigned to: Lisa Luftig
      Status: briefing


    Portland General Electric Co., et al. v. FERC Nos. 15-1237 and 15-1275 (D.C. Cir. filed 7/22/2015 and later)

      Complaint concerning utility obligation to integrate with and purchase from small wind qualifying facility. PáTu Wind Farm, LLC v. Portland General Electric Co.; PáTu Wind Farm, LLC, 150 FERC ¶ 61,032 PDF (2015), reh’g denied, 151 FERC ¶ 61,223 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. EL15-6, et al.
      Assigned to: Elizabeth Rylander
      Status: motions


    Public Citizen, Inc., and George Jepsen, Attorney General of Conn. v. FERC, Nos. 14-1244 and 14-1246 (D.C. Cir. filed 11/14/2014)

      Results of ISO New England’s eighth annual Forward Capacity Auction. Notice of Filing Taking Effect by Operation of Law, ISO New England Inc., FERC Docket No. ER14-1409 PDF (Sept. 16, 2014), and Notice of Dismissal of Pleadings, Docket No. ER14-1409 PDF (Oct. 24, 2014).
      FERC Docket No. ER14-1409
      Assigned to: Karin Larson
      Status: briefing


    Public Utilities Commission of the State of California, et al. v. FERC, Nos. 01-71051, et al., and Nos. 01-71934, et al. (9th Cir., filed June 29, 2001 and later)

      Numerous petitioners challenge various aspects of the Commission's market mitigation and monitoring plan for the California and Western wholesale electricity markets. San Diego Gas & Elec. Co., et al., 93 FERC ¶ 61,294 [TIF] (2000); 95 FERC ¶ 61,115 PDF (2001); 95 FERC ¶ 61,418 [TIF] (2001); 96 FERC ¶ 61,120 [TIF] (2001); 97 FERC ¶ 61,275 PDF (2001); 99 FERC ¶ 61,160 PDF (2002).
      FERC Docket Nos. EL00-95, et al., and many later orders.
      Assigned to: Robert Solomon
      Status: Subject to complex case management in the 9th Circuit; proceedings grouped into different phases and held in abeyance until briefing.


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    Resale Power Group v. FERC No. 16-1088 (D.C. Cir. filed 3/4/2016)

      50 basis point adder to base return on equity to independent transmission company. Midcontinent Indep. System Operator, Inc., 150 FERC ¶ 61,252 PDF (2015), order on reh’g & compl., 154 FERC ¶ 61,004 PDF (2016).
      FERC Docket No. 15-945
      Assigned to: Holly Cafer
      Status: in abeyance


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    Seminole Electric Cooperative, Inc. v. FERC, No. 15-1450 (D.C. Cir. filed 12/14/2015)

      Order on complaint, concerning interpretation and application of FPL open access transmission tariff provision concerning charges for energy imbalance service. Seminole Elec. Coop., Inc. v. Florida Power & Light Co., 139 FERC ¶ 61,254 PDF (2012), order on reh'g, 153 FERC ¶ 61,037 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. EL12-53
      Assigned to: Ross Fulton
      Status: briefing


    Seneca Generation, LLC v. FERC, No. 16-1016 (D.C. Cir. filed 1/15/2016)

      Relicensing of Kinzua Pumped Storage Project, on the Allegheny River in Pennsylvania; consideration of two mandatory license conditions, for protection of fish species and water quality, adopted by U.S. Forest Service. Seneca Generation LLC, 152 FERC ¶ 62,045 PDF (2015), reh'g denied, 153 FERC ¶ 61,234 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. P-2280
      Assigned to: Holly Cafer
      Status: briefing


    Sierra Club v. FERC, No. 15-1133 (D.C. Cir. filed 5/11/2015)

      Order authorizing Corpus Christi Liquefaction to site, construct, and operate LNG export and import facilities on Corpus Christi Bay, Texas, and to construct and operate related pipeline and compressor facilities. Corpus Christi Liquefaction, LLC, et al., 149 FERC ¶ 61,283 PDF (2014), reh’g denied, 151 FERC ¶ 61,098 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. CP12-507, et al.
      Assigned to: Karin Larson
      Status: briefing


    Sierra Club and Galveston Baykeeper v. FERC, No. 14-1275 (D.C. Cir. filed 12/10/2014)

      Order authorizing Freeport LNG to export LNG from existing Quintana Island terminal and to construct and operate related facilities; consideration of project impacts. Freeport LNG Development, et al., 148 FERC ¶ 61,076 PDF (2014), reh’g & clar. denied, 149 FERC ¶ 61,119 PDF (2014).
      FERC Docket No. CP12-29, et al.
      Assigned to: Karin Larson
      Status: oral argument 11/13/2015


    Sierra Club v. FERC, No. 14-1249 (D.C. Cir. filed 11/17/2014)

      Approval of requested increase in production capacity of Liquefied Natural Gas export terminal. Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC, and Sabine Pass LNG, L.P., 146 FERC ¶ 61,117 PDF (2014), reh’g denied, 148 FERC ¶ 61,200 PDF (2014).
      FERC Docket No. CP14-12
      Assigned to: Karin Larson
      Status: oral argument 11/13/2015


    Southwest Gas Corp., et al. v. FERC Nos. 16-1119, et al.(D.C. Cir. filed 4/18/2016)

      Orders, following hearing and ALJ decision, on various ratemaking issues in El Paso general rate case. El Paso Natural Gas Co., Op. No. 528, 145 FERC ¶ 61,040 DOC (2013), order on reh’g and compl., 154 FERC ¶ 61,120 DOC (2016).
      FERC Docket No. RP10-1398
      Assigned to: Carol Banta
      Status: motions


    Southwestern Power Administration, et al. v. FERC, No. 13-1033 (D.C. Cir. filed 2/15/2013)

      Approval of imposition of a monetary penalty, as consistent with section 215 of the FPA, 16 U.S.C. § 824o, on a federal entity that violates a mandatory Reliability Standard.
      North American Electric Reliability Corp., 140 FERC ¶ 61,048 DOC (2012), reh’g denied, 141 FERC ¶ 61,242 PDF (2012).
      FERC Docket No. NP11-238
      Assigned to: Lona Perry
      Status: vacated and remanded 8/22/2014


    State Corp. Comm’n of Kansas v. FERC, No. 15-1447 (D.C. Cir. filed 12/14/2015)

      Integration of additional transmission-owning utilities – Western-UGP, Basin Electric, and Heartland Power Dist. – into Southwest Power Pool. Southwest Power Pool, Inc., 149 FERC ¶ 61,113 PDF (2014), order on reh’g & clar., 153 FERC ¶ 61,051PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. ER14-2850, et al.
      Assigned to: Susanna Chu
      Status: briefing


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    TC Ravenswood, LLC v. FERC, No. 11-1305 (D.C. Cir. filed 8/25/2011)

      Acceptance in part and rejection in part of proposal by New York ISO to strengthen market power mitigation in New York City (in-city) installed capacity market. New York Independent System Operator, Inc., 133 FERC ¶ 61,178 PDF (2010), order on compl., 134 FERC ¶ 61,083 PDF (2011), order on reh’g and clar., 136 FERC ¶ 61,077 PDF (2011).
      FERC Docket No. ER10-3043
      Assigned to: Lona Perry
      Status: in abeyance


    Tesoro Refining and Marketing Co., et al. v. FERC and United States of America, No. 15-1101, et al. (D.C. Cir. filed 4/17/2015 and later)

      Opinion, after hearing and ALJ initial decision, addressing reasonableness of increased rates for shipment on SFPP’s West Line; various cost of service rate issues. SFPP, L.P., Opinion 511, 134 FERC ¶ 61,121 PDF (2011), order on reh’g & compl., Opinion 511-A, 137 FERC ¶ 61,220 PDF (2011), order on reh’g & compl., Opinion 511-B, 150 FERC ¶ 61,096 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. IS08-390
      Assigned to: Karin Larson
      Status: briefing


    TNA Merchant Projects, Inc. v. FERC, No. 15-1320 (D.C. Cir. filed 9/10/2015)

      Order on remand, concerning rates for reactive power service to Bonneville Power Administration; continued treatment of filing as a rate change subject to suspension and refund. Chehalis Power Generating, L.P., 145 FERC ¶ 61,052 PDF (2013), order on reh’g, 152 FERC ¶ 61,050 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. ER05-1056
      Assigned to: Karin Larson
      Status: motions; on remand from D.C. Cir. No. 13-1008


    TNA Merchant Projects, Inc. v. FERC, No. 16-1009 (D.C. Cir. filed 1/12/2016)

      Rates for reactive power service to Bonneville Power Administration; continued treatment of filing as a rate change subject to suspension and refund. Chehalis Power Generating L.P., 134 FERC ¶ 61,112 PDF (2011), reh’g denied, 141 FERC ¶ 61,116 PDF (2012), on remand, 145 FERC ¶ 61,052 PDF (2013), on reh’g, 152 FERC ¶ 61,050 PDF (2015), on reh’g, 153 FERC ¶ 61,194 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. ER05-1056
      Assigned to: Karin Larson
      Status: briefing; consolidated with D.C. Cir. No. 13-1008, et al.


    TransCanada Power Mrktg. Ltd., et al. v. FERC, No. 14-1103, et al. (D.C. Cir. filed 6/6/2014)

      Revision to tariff to aid ISO in maintaining winter reliability, by procuring supplemental oil-fired, dual-fired, and demand response resources; bid selection process results. ISO New England, Inc., 144 FERC ¶ 61,204 DOC (2013), reh’g denied, 147 FERC ¶ 61,026 PDF (2014); 145 FERC ¶ 61,023 PDF (2013), reh’g denied, 147 FERC ¶ 61,027 PDF (2014).
      FERC Docket No. ER13-1851, et al.
      Assigned to: Carol Banta
      Status: petitions denied in part, granted and remanded in part on 12/22/2015


    Transmission Agency of Northern California, et al. v. FERC No. 15-1241 (D.C. Cir. filed 7/29/2015)


      Termination of Comprehensive Agreement between PG&E and Cal. DWR, and replacement agreements for continued interconnection of DWR generation to PG&E’s transmission system. Pacific Gas and Electric Co.; Cal. Indep. Sys. Operator, 149 FERC ¶ 61,276 PDF (2014), reh’g denied, 151 FERC ¶ 61,252 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. ER15-223, et al.
      Assigned to: Susanna Chu
      Status: briefing


    Transmission Agency of Northern California, et al. v. FERC, No. 15-1057 (D.C. Cir. filed 3/17/2015)


      Denial of complaint, alleging an anticipatory breach of PG&E’s obligations under agreement providing for coordinated operation of high-voltage transmission line (California-Oregon Intertie). Transmission Agency of Northern California v. Pacific Gas and Electric Co., 148 FERC ¶ 61,150 PDF (2014), reh’g denied, 150 FERC ¶ 61,133 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. EL14-44
      Assigned to: Susanna Chu
      Status: briefing


    Turlock Irrigation Dist. and Modesto Irrigation Dist. v. FERC No. 16-71380 (9th Cir. filed 5/6/2016)

      Denial of complaint, alleging that PG&E breached certain interconnection agreements, concerning coordination of transmission systems, between the Districts and PG&E. Modesto and Turlock Irrigation Dists. v. Pacific Gas and Elec. Co., 152 FERC ¶ 61,016 PDF (2015), reh'g denied, 154 FERC ¶ 61,215 PDF (2016).
      FERC Docket No. EL15-55
      Assigned to: Susanna Chu
      Status: motions


    Tuscarora Gas Transmission Co. v. FERC No. 16-1160 (D.C. Cir. filed 5/31/2016)

      Investigation into whether Tuscarora rates remain just and reasonable; whether Commission can order a cost and revenue study. Tuscarora Gas Transmission Co., 154 FERC ¶ 61,030 PDF (2016), order on reh’g, 154 FERC ¶ 61,273 DOC (2016).
      FERC Docket No. RP16-299
      Assigned to: Anand Viswanathan
      Status: motions


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    United Water Conservation District v. FERC and National Marine Fisheries Service, No. 10-1027 (D.C. Cir. filed 2/12/2010)

      Relicensing of Santa Felicia Project, on Piru Creek in Ventura County, Cal.; objections to biological opinion, concerning endangered steelhead trout, prepared by the National Marine Fisheries Service under the Endangered Species Act. United Water Conservation District, 124 FERC ¶ 62,193 PDF (2008), reh'g denied, 129 FERC ¶ 61,244 PDF (2009).
      FERC Docket No. P-2153
      Assigned to: Beth Pacella
      Status: in abeyance


    Utility Workers Union of America Local 464 v. FERC No. 16-1068 (D.C. Cir. filed 2/24/2016)

      Results of 9th ISO-NE Forward Capacity Auction; bidding behavior and retirement of Brayton Point facility. ISO New England, Inc., 151 FERC ¶ 61,226 PDF (2015), reh’g denied, 153 FERC ¶ 61,378 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. ER15-1137
      Assigned to: Lisa Luftig
      Status: briefing


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    Western Minnesota Municipal Power Agency, et al. v. FERC, No. 14-1153 (D.C. Cir. filed 8/15/2014)

      Competing applications for preliminary permit to study Saylorville Dam Project in Polk County, Iowa; whether municipal preference should be limited to development of water resources located in the vicinity of the municipality. FFP Qualified Hydro 14, LLC; W. Minn. Mun. Power Agency, 145 FERC ¶ 61,255 PDF (2013), reh’g denied, 147 FERC ¶ 61,233 PDF (2014).
      FERC Docket No. P-13579, et al.
      Assigned to: Holly Cafer
      Status: petition granted, and orders vacated and remanded on 11/20/2015


    Western Refining Co., L.P., et al. v. FERC and United States of America, No. 15-1103, et al. (D.C. Cir. filed 4/17/2015 and later)

      Opinion, after hearing and ALJ initial decision, addressing reasonableness of revised rates for shipment on SFPP’s East Line; various cost of service rate issues. SFPP, L.P., Opinion 522, 140 FERC ¶ 61,220 PDF (2012), order on reh’g & compl., Opinion 522-A, 150 FERC ¶ 61,097 PDF (2015), reh’g & compl. pending.
      FERC Docket No. IS09-437
      Assigned to: Karin Larson
      Status: in abeyance


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    Xcel Energy Services v. FERC No. 15-1213 (D.C. Cir. filed 7/13/2015)

      Orders establishing hearing and settlement procedures for two complaints, alleging that rate of return on common equity, in SPS power sales and transmission agreements, is too high. Golden Spread Elec. Coop., Inc. v. Southwestern Pub. Serv. Co., 147 FERC ¶¶ 61,238 PDF and 61,239 PDF (2014), order on reh’g, 151 FERC ¶ 61,126 PDF (2015).
      FERC Docket No. EL12-59, et al.
      Assigned to: Lisa Luftig
      Status: dismissed 12/4/2015


    Xcel Energy Services Inc. v. FERC, No. 14-1282 (D.C. Cir. filed 12/15/2014)

      Rates for transmission service by Tri-County Electric Cooperative; whether rates should be subject to refund, absent a commitment by Tri-County, an exempt public utility, to refund difference between filed rate and rate ultimately found to be just and reasonable. Southwest Power Pool, Inc., 138 FERC ¶ 61,231 PDF (2012), order on reh’g, 142 FERC ¶ 61,135 PDF (2013), order on reh’g & compl., 149 FERC ¶ 61,050 PDF (2014).
      FERC Docket No. ER12-959
      Assigned to: Lisa Luftig
      Status: oral argument 1/15/2016


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Updated: June 28, 2016