The Commission's regulations are found under Title 18 Chapter I of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). If you would like to conduct your own search of the CFR you can access the Governmental Printing Organization/National Archives and Records Administration website. A comprehensive listing of the Commission's rulemaking proceedings can be found at www.regulations.gov. The Landmark tab contains certain landmark orders that set precedent in establishing the regulations on how FERC will regulate a certain area that we have jurisdiction over. General contains certain major orders that have an effect on all the industries that FERC regulates.

Order No. Date Title
Order No. 872 July 16, 2020 This final rule approves certain revisions to the Commission’s regulations implementing sections 201 and 210 of the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 (PURPA).
 Order No. 773-A (RM12-6-001 & RM12-7-001) April 18, 2013 (effective May 17, 2013) Revisions to Electric Reliability Organization Definition of Bulk Electric System and Rules of Procedure (Order on Rehearing & Clarification)
Order No. 773 (RM12-6-000 & RM12-7-000) December 20, 2012 (effective March 5, 2013) Revisions to Electric Reliability Organization Definition of Bulk Electric System and Rules of Procedure (Final Rule)
RM12-6-000 and RM12-7-000 June 22, 2012 Revisions to Electric Reliability Organization Definition of Bulk Electric System and Rules of Procedure (Notice of Proposed Rulemaking)
Order No. 1000-A (RM10-23-001) May 17, 2012

Transmission Planning and Cost Allocation by Transmission Owning and Operating Public Utilities (Order on Rehearing & Clarification)

Visit our Order No. 1000 Section

Order No. 745-A (RM10-17-001) December 15, 2011 Demand Response Compensation in Organized Wholesale Energy Markets (Order on Rehearing and Clarification)

Order No. 1000  (RM10-23-000)

July 21, 2011 (effective October 11, 2011) Transmission Planning and Cost Allocation by Transmission Owning and Operating Public Utilities (Final Rule)

Order No. 717-D  (RM07-1-003)

April 8, 2011 (effective May 16, 2011) Standards of Conduct for Transmission Providers (Order on Rehearing and Clarification)

Order No. 743-A  (RM09-18-001)

March 17, 2011 (effective March 23, 2011) Revision to Electric Reliability Organization Definition of Bulk Electric System (Order on Rehearing)

Order No. 745  (RM10-17-000)

March 15, 2011 (effective April 25, 2011) Demand Response Compensation in Organized Wholesale Energy Markets (Final Rule)

 Order No. 743  (RM09-18-000)

November 18, 2010 (effective January 25, 2011) Revision to Electric Reliability Organization Definition of Bulk Electric System (Final Rule)
Order No. 741  (RM10-13-000) October 21, 2010 (effective November 26, 2010) Credit Reforms in Organized Wholesale Electric Markets (Final Rule)
Order No. 717-C  (RM07-1-002) April 16, 2010 Standards of Conduct for Transmission Providers (Order on Rehearing and Clarification)

 

Order No. Date Title

PL20-7-000  (Policy Statement)

May 21, 2020 FERC clarifies its policy regarding requests for Waiver of Tariff Requirements and Petitions or Complaints for Remedial Relief

EL14-12-004  and PL19-4-000  (Policy Statement)

May 21, 2020 Order on rehearing of Commission Opinion No. 569, and Inquiry Regarding the Commission’s Policy for Determining the Return on Equity for Public Utilities.
EL14-12-003 and EL15-45-000 November 21, 2019 Opinion No. 569 Order on Briefs, Rehearing, and Initial Decision
Order 856-A (RM18-15-001) July 18, 2019 Rehearing and clarification on Order 856 regarding Interlocking Officers and Directors; Requirements for Applicants and Holders (Order on Rehearing)
Order 856 (RM18-15-000) February 21, 2019 Interlocking Officers and Directors; Requirements for Applicants and Holders (Final Rule)
RM-19-5-000 November 15, 2018 Public Utility Transmission Rate Changes to Address Accumulated Deferred Income Taxes (Notice of Proposed Rulemaking)

Order No. 846  (RM18-7-000)

May 17, 2018 Withdrawal of Pleadings (Final Rule)

Order No. 833-A  (RM16-15-001)

May 17, 2018 Order On Clarification And Rehearing

 PL17-1-000 

March 15, 2018 Revised Policy Statement on Treatment of Income Taxes

 Order No.832  (RM17-5-000)

November 17, 2016 (effective January 3, 2017) Regulations Implementing the FOIA Improvement Act of 2016 and Clarifying FOIA Regulations (Final Rule)

Order No. 833  (RM16-15-000, RM15-25-001)

November 17, 2016 (effective February 21, 2017) Regulations Implementing FAST Act Section 61003 – Critical Electric Infrastructure Security and Amending Critical Energy Infrastructure Information (Final Rule)

Order No. 826  (RM16-16-000)

June 29, 2016 (effective July 6, 2016) Civil Monetary Penalty Inflation Adjustments (Interim Final Rule)

Order No. 821  (RM15-26-000)

January 21, 2016 Instant Final Rule Transferring Certain Dispute Resolution Service Matters to the Commission’s Landowner Helpline (Final Rule )

Order No. 811  (RM15-15-000)

June 18, 2015 Revised Exhibit Submission Requirements for Commission Hearings (Final Rule )

 RM15-15-000 

March 19, 2015 Revised Exhibit Submission Requirements for Commission Hearings (Notice of Proposed Rulemaking)

Order No. 806  (RM15-5-000)

March 9, 2015 (effective April 13, 2015) Disruptive Conduct at Commission Open Meetings (Final Rule)

Order No. 769  (RM12-2-000)

October 18, 2012 (effective December 28, 2012) Filing of Privileged Materials and Answers to Motions (Final Rule)

Order No. 756  (RM11-30-000)

January 19, 2012 (effective February 1, 2012) Technical Corrections to Commission Regulations (Final Rule)

 RM12-2-000 

December 16, 2011 Filing of Privileged Materials and Answers to Motions (Notice of Proposed Rulemaking)
Order No. Date Title
Order No. 860-A (RM16-17-001) February 20, 2020 Data Collection for Analytics and Surveillance and Market-Based Rate Purposes (Order on Rehearing and Clarification)
Order No. 861-A (RM19-2-001) February 20, 2020 Refinements to Horizontal Market Power Analysis for Sellers in Certain Regional Transmission Organization and Independent System Operator Markets. (Order on Rehearing and Clarification)
Order No. 860 (RM16-17-000, AD19-17-000) July 18, 2019 Data Collection for Analytics and Surveillance and Market-Based Rate Purposes (Final Rule)

Order No. 861 (RM19-2-000)

July 18, 2019 Refinements to Horizontal Market Power Analysis for Sellers in Certain RTO and ISO Markets (Final Rule)

 RD19-3-000 

June 20, 2019 Revisions to Cyber Security Incident Reporting Reliability Standards (Final Rule)

 RM05-5-027 

May 16, 2019 Revisions to Standards for Business Practices and Communication Protocols for Public Utilities (NOPR)

Order No. 845-A  (RM17-8-001)

February 21, 2019 Clarifications to Order 845, Reform of Generator Interconnection Procedures and Agreements (Final Rule)

 RM19-2-000 

December 20, 2018 Refinements to Horizontal Market Power Analysis for Sellers in Certain Regional Transmission Organization and Independent System Operator Markets (Notice of Proposed Rulemaking)

Order No. 851  (RM18-8-000 and RM15-11-003)

November 15, 2018 Geomagnetic Disturbance Reliability Standard (Final Rule)

Order No. 850  (RM17-13-000)

October 18, 2018 Supply Chain Risk Management Reliability Standards (Final Rule)

Order No. 848  (RM18-2-000)

July 19, 2018 Cyber Security Incident Reporting Reliability Standards (Final Rule)

Order No. 845  (RM17-8-000)

April 19, 2018 Reform of Generator Interconnection Procedures and Agreements (Final Rule)

Order No. 844  (RM17-2-000)

April 19, 2018 Uplift Cost Allocation and Transparency in Markets Operated by Regional Transmission Organizations and Independent System Operators (Final Rule)

Order No. 842  (RM16-6-000)

February 15, 2018 Essential Reliability Services and the Evolving Bulk-Power System—Primary Frequency Response (Final Rule)

Order  No. 841 ERRATA NOTICE on Order No. 841 (RM16-23-000, AD16-20-000) DC Circuit Court Ruling on Order No. 841

February 15, 2018 Electric Storage Participation in Markets Operated by Regional Transmission Organizations and Independent System Operators (DC Circuit Court Ruling Decided July 10, 2020)

Order No. 840   (RM17-12-000)

January 18, 2018 Emergency Preparedness and Operations Reliability Standards

 RM17-2-000 

January 19, 2017 Uplift Cost Allocation and Transparency in Markets Operated by Regional Transmission Organizations and Independent System Operators (Notice of Proposed Rulemaking)

 RM17-3-000 

December 15, 2016 Fast-Start Pricing in Markets Operated by Regional Transmission Organizations and Independent System Operators (Notice of Proposed Rulemaking)

 RM17-8-000 

December 15, 2016 Reform of Generator Interconnection Procedures and Agreements (Notice of Proposed Rulemaking)

 RM16-23-000, AD16-20-000 

November 17, 2016 Electric Storage Participation in Markets Operated by Regional Transmission Organizations and Independent System Operators (Notice of Proposed Rulemaking)

 RM16-6-000 

November 17, 2016 Essential Reliability Services and the Evolving Bulk-Power System—Primary Frequency Response (Notice of Proposed Rulemaking)

 

Order No. 831  (RM16-5-000) November 17, 2016 (effective February 21, 2017) Offer Caps in Markets Operated by Regional Transmission Organizations and Independent System Operators  (Final Rule)
Order No. 828 (RM16-8-000) July 21, 2016 Requirements for Frequency and Voltage Ride Through Capability of Small Generating Facilities (Final Rule)
RM05-5-025  July 21, 2016 Standards for Business Practices and Communication Protocols for Public Utilities (Notice of Proposed Rulemaking)
RM16-3-000  July 21, 2016 Ownership Information in Market-Based Rate Filings (Withdrawal of Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and Termination of Rulemaking Proceeding)
RM15-23-000  July 21, 2016 Collection of Connected Entity Data from Regional Transmission Organizations and Independent System Operators  (Withdrawal of Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and Termination of Rulemaking Proceeding)
RM16-17-000  July 21, 2016 Data Collection for Analytics and Surveillance and Market-Based Rate Purposes (Notice of Proposed Rulemaking)
RM01-8-000, RM10-12-000, RM12-3-000 and ER02-2001-000  June 16, 2016 (effective September 21, 2016) Order Clarifying Electric Quarterly Report Reporting Requirements And Updating Data Dictionary
Order No. 825 (RM15-24-000) June 16, 2016 (effective September 13, 2016) Settlement Intervals and Shortage Pricing in Markets Operated by Regional Transmission Organizations and Independent System Operators (Final Rule)
Order No. 827  (RM16-1-000) June 16, 2016 Reactive Power Requirements for Non-Synchronous Generation (Final Rule)
Order No. 816-A  (RM14-14-001) May 19, 2016 Refinements to Policies and Procedures for Market-Based Rates for Wholesale Sales of Electric Energy, Capacity and Ancillary Services by Public Utilities (Order on Rehearing and Clarification)
RM16-5-000  January 21, 2016 Offer Caps in Markets Operated by Regional Transmission Organizations and Independent System Operators (Notice of Proposed Rulemaking)
Order No. Date Title

 CP17-178-000 

May 21, 2020 Order Granting Authorization Under Section 3 of The Natural Gas Act to Alaska Gasline Development Corporation (AGDC).
RM18-11-001 and RP18-415-001 April 18, 2019 Order on Interstate and Intrastate Natural Gas Pipelines; Rate Changes Relating to Federal Income Tax Rate - Order No. 849-A (American Forest & Paper Association)
CP17-20-000, CP17-21-000 CP17-21-001 CP18-7-000 April 18, 2019 Order Granting Authorizations under Sections 3 and 7 of the Natural Gas Act to Port Arthur LNG, LLC and PALNG Common Facilities Company, LLC
CP17-117-000, CP17-118-000 April 18, 2019 Order Granting Authorizations under Sections 3 and 7 of the Natural Gas Act to Driftwood LNG project
RP19-439 and RP19-417 et al. March 20, 2019 Order on form 501-G, Section 5 of the Nat Gas Act (Stagecoach Pipeline & Storage Company LLC)

 RP19-266-000 and RP19-267-000 

December 20, 2018 Order on Rate Reduction Filing and FERC Form No. 501-G (Southeast Supply Header, LLC)

 Order No. 587-Y  (RM96-1-041)

November 15, 2018 Standards for Business Practices of Interstate Natural Gas Pipelines (Final Rule)

 RP19-65-000, RP19-66-000 

November 15, 2018 Order on Rate Reduction Filing and FERC Form No. 501-G (Millennium Pipeline Company, L.L.C.)

 RP19-71-000 

November 15, 2018 Order on Rate Reduction Filing and FERC Form No. 501-G (North Baja Pipeline, LLC)

 ER19-60-000 

November 15, 2018 Order on Rate Reduction Filing and FERC Form No. 501-G (Vector Pipeline L.P.)

 RP19-55-000, RP19-76-000 

November 15, 2018 Order Approving Settlement on Rate Reduction Filing and FERC Form No. 501-G (Kern River Gas Transmission Company.)

Order No. 849  (RM18-11-000 , RP18-415-000 )

July 19, 2018 Interstate and Intrastate Natural Gas Pipelines; Rate Changes Relating to Federal Income Tax Rate (Final Rule)

Order No. 587-X   (RM96-1-039)

March 17, 2016 (effective April 22, 2016) Standards for Business Practices of Interstate Natural Gas Pipelines (Order Granting Rehearing)
Order No. Date Title
RM20-9-000 July 16, 2020  Safety of Water Power Projects and Project Works (NOPR)
 Order No. 858 (RM19-6-000) April 18, 2019 Hydroelectric Licensing Regulations Under the America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 (Final Rule)
Order No. 852 (RM18-14-000) December 20, 2018 Elimination of Form 80 and Revision of Regulations on Recreational Opportunities and Development at Licensed Hydropower Projects (Final Rule)
P-2082-062 March 15, 2018 Order Amending License and Deferring Consideration of Transfer Application
Order No. 838 (RM16-19-000) December 21, 2017 Annual Charges for Use of Government Lands in Alaska (Final Rule)

 RM16-19-000 

August 17, 2017 Annual Charges for Use of Government Lands in Alaska (Notice of Proposed Rulemaking)

 RM17-4-000 

November 17, 2016 Establishing the Length of License Terms for Hydroelectric Projects (Notice of Inquiry)

 RM16-19-000 

November 17, 2016 Annual Charges for Use of Government Lands in Alaska (Notice of Inquiry)
  •  IS08-390-008 IS08-390-009
    • Date: March 15, 2018
    • Title: Opinion No. 511-C Order on Remand and Compliance Filing
  • RM17-1-000
    • Date: October 20, 2016
    • Title: Revisions to Indexing Policies and Page 700 of FERC Form No. 6 (Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking)
  • RM15-20-000
    • Date: December 17, 2015
    • Title: Five-Year Review of the Oil Pipeline Index (Final Order)
  • Order No. 783 (RM12-18-000)
    • Date: July 18, 2013 (effective September 23, 2013)
    • Title: Revisions to Page 700 of the FERC Form No. 6 (Final Rule)
  • Order No. 780 (RM12-15-000)
    • Date: May 16, 2013
    • Title: Filing, Indexing and Service Requirements for Oil Pipelines (Final Rule)
  • RM12-15-000
    • Date: October 18, 2012
    • Title: Filing, Indexing and Service Requirements for Oil Pipelines (Notice of Proposed Rulemaking)
  • Order No. 767 (RM11-21-000)
    • Date: September 20, 2012
    • Title: Revision Form No. 6 (Final Rule)
  • RM12-18-000
    • Date: September 20, 2012
    • Title: Revision to Page 700 of FERC Form No. 6 (Notice of Proposed Rulemaking)
  • RM10-25-000
    • Date: December 16, 2010
    • Title: Five-Year Review of Oil Pipeline Pricing Index
  • RM10-25-000
    • Date: June 15, 2010
    • Title: Five-Year Review of Oil Pipeline Pricing Index (Notice of Inquiry)
  • RM05-22-000
    • Date: March 21, 2006
    • Title: Five-Year Review of Oil Pipeline Pricing Index
  • Order No. 656
    • Date: May 27, 2005
    • Title: Revision of FERC Form No. 73, Oil Pipeline Data Filing Instructions (Final Rule)
  • Order No. 650
    • Date: August 27, 2004
    • Title: Revisions to Oil Pipeline Regulations Pursuant to the Energy Policy Act of 1992 (Final Rule)
  • Order No. 634-A
    • Date: October 23, 2003
    • Title: Final Rule Regarding Regulation of Cash Management Practices
  • Order No. 634
    • Date: June 26, 2003
    • Title: Interim Rule Regarding Regulation of Cash Management Practices
  • RM00-11-000 and RM00-11-001
    • Date: February 24, 2003
    • Title: Five-Year Review of Oil Pipeline Pricing Index
  • Order No. 588
    • Date: July 19, 1996
    • Title: Oil Pipeline Cost-of-Service Filing Requirements (Final Rule)
  • Order No. 572
    • Date: October 28, 1994
    • Title: Market-based Ratemaking for Oil Pipelines (Final Rule)
  • Order No. 572-A
    • Date: December 28, 1994
    • Title: Market-based Ratemaking for Oil Pipelines (Final Rule) (Order denying rehearing)
  • Order No. 571
    • Date: October 28, 1994
    • Title: Cost-of-Service Filing Requirements for Oil Pipelines (Final Rule)
  • Order No. 571-A
    • Date: October 28, 1994
    • Title: Cost-of-Service Filing Requirements for Oil Pipelines (Final Rule)
  • Order No. 561-A
    • Date: July 28, 1994
    • Title: Revisions to Oil Pipeline Regulations Pursuant to Energy Policy Act of 1992 (Rehearing)
  • Order No. 561
    • Date: October 22, 1993
    • Title: Pipeline Regulations Pursuant to the Energy Policy Act of 1992 (Final Rule)
  • Order No. 154-C
    • Date: December 5, 1985
    • Title: Order Denying Rehearing in Part, Modifying Opinion 154-B in Part, Clarifying That Opinion, and Denying Stay
  • Order No. 154-B
    • Date: June 28, 1985
    • Title: Trended Original Cost Model (TOC)
  •  18 CFR § 1
    • Title: 18 CFR Subchapter A – General Rules
  • 18 CFR § 4
    • Title: 18 CFR Subchapter B – Regulations under the Federal Power Act
  • 18 CFR § 101
    • Title: 18 CFR Subchapter C – Accounts, Federal Power Act
  • 18 CFR § 131
    • Title: 18 CFR Subchapter D – Approved Forms, Federal Power Act And Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978
  • 18 CFR § 152
    • Title: 18 CFR Subchapter E – Regulations Under Natural Gas Act
  • 18 CFR § 201
    • Title: 18 CFR Subchapter F – Accounts, Natural Gas Act
  • 18 CFR § 250
    • Title: 18 CFR Subchapter G – Approved Forms, Natural Gas Act
  • 18 CFR § 270
    • Title: 18 CFR Subchapter H – Procedures Governing Determinations For Tax Credit Purposes
  • 18 CFR § 280
    • Title: 18 CFR Subchapter I – Other Regulations Under The Natural Gas Policy Act of 1978 And Related Authorities
  • 18 CFR § 287
    • Title: 18 CFR Subchapter J – Regulations Under The Powerplant And Industrial Fuel Use Act of 1978
  • 18 CFR § 290
    • Title: 18 CFR Subchapter K – Regulations Under The Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978
  • 18 CFR §300
    • Title: 18 CFR Subchapter L – Regulations For Federal Power Marketing Administrations
  • 18 CFR § 340
    • Title: 18 CFR Subchapter P – Regulations Under The Interstate Commerce Act
  • 18 CFR § 351
    • Title: 18 CFR Subchapter Q – Accounts Under The Interstate Commerce Act
  • 18 CFR § 356
    • Title: 18 CFR Subchapter R – Approved Forms, Interstate Commerce Act
  • 18 CFR § 358
    • Title: 18 CFR Subchapter S – Standards Of Conduct For Transmission Providers
  • 18 CFR § 366
    • Title: 18 CFR Subchapter U – Regulations Under The Public Utility Holding Company Act of 2005, Federal Power Act And Natural Gas Act
  • 18 CFR § 375
    • Title: 18 CFR Subchapter W – Revised General Rules
  • 18 CFR § 385
    • Title: 18 CFR Subchapter X – Procedural Rules

 

 

 

 

 

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