Litigation Updates & Reports

Updates Between Jan 05, 2022 and Feb 01, 2022

01
Feb
Tariff Changes Associated with Order 1000 Lessons Learned

AEE submits answer supporting LS Power request for clarification or protest

31
Jan
Membership

NEPOOL requests that the FERC accept (i) the membership of Sam Mintz; (ii) the termination of the Participant status of the following 16 Participants: Farhad Aminpour; Dick Brooks, King Forest Industries; Michael Kuser; PNE Energy Supply; Connecticut Jet Power; Devon Power; Middletown Power; Montville Power; Ambit Northeast; Connecticut Gas & Electric; Energy Rewards; Everyday Energy; Massachusetts Gas and Electric; Public Power; and Viridian Energy; and (iii) Constellation Energy Generation LLC’s name change

31
Jan
Transmission Projects Annual Informational Filing

ISO-NE files annual informational filing of projects on the RSP project list that had a year of need 3 years or less from the completion of the Needs Assessment as required under OATT § 4.1(j)(iii)

31
Jan
Revised NEP RI LSAs

New England Power (NEP) and ISO-NE submit third revised Local Service Agreements (LSAs) with Block Island Utility District and Narragansett Electric Co. to revise a surcharge in the LSAs for the recovery of costs for the Block Island Transmission System from a carrying charge approach to a  formula that uses actual costs in the year the surcharge is calculated, with a true-up mechanism, expected to result in lower rates to Rhode Island (RI) customers

28
Jan
CSO Termination: Killingly Energy Center

FERC denies NTE CT’s motion for stay of the order accepting ISO-NE’s termination of the Killingly Energy Center Capacity Supply Obligation

28
Jan
D&E Agreement Termination: NSTAR/Ocean State Power

NSTAR files notice of termination of D&E Agreement, whose term ended Oct 23, 2021

28
Jan
D&E Agreement Termination: CL&P/UConn

CL&P files notice of termination of D&E Agreement, whose term ended Sep 21, 2021

28
Jan
206 Investigation: ISO-NE Tariff Section I.3.10 and Schedule 25
EL21-94
26
Jan
Membership

FERC accepts (i) the memberships of BP Retail Energy and PSEG Power Connecticut; (ii) the termination of the Participant status of CHI Power Marketing; J. F. Gray & Associates; Liberty Power Delaware ; South Jersey Energy Company and South Jersey Energy ISO3; and (iii) the name change of AES Renewable Holdings, LLC (f/k/a AES Distributed Energy, Inc.).  

26
Jan
ICR-Related Values and HQICCs – Annual Reconfiguration Auctions

FERC accepts ARA ICR-Related Values and HQICCs, eff. Jan 29, 2022

26
Jan
Order 864 Compliance Filing - PSNH (Seabrook TSA)

FERC accepts compliance filing, eff. Jan 27, 2020

26
Jan
Order 864 Compliance Filing - NEP (AC Support Agreement)

FERC accepts NEP’s (AC Support Agreement) Order 864 compliance filing

26
Jan
Order 864 Compliance Filing NEP (Seabrook TSA)

FERC accepts filing

25
Jan
Membership Suspension Notice - Sunwave USA Holdings, Inc.

ISO-NE files notice of Jan 21 suspension of Sunwave USA Holdings, Inc. from the New England Markets

25
Jan
IMM Quarterly Markets Reports

IMM files Fall 2021 Report

21
Jan
FCA16 Qualification Informational Filing

FERC accepts informational filing

21
Jan
Non-Commercial Capacity Trading FA Changes

ISO-NE and NEPOOL jointly file changes to adjust the Non-Commercial Capacity Trading Financial Assurance requirements in the Financial Assurance Policy

20
Jan
Order 864 Compliance Filing - TOs RNS Compliance Filings

National Grid requests clarification and/or rehearing of the TOs First Order  864 Compliance Filings Order that the FERC intended to accept National Grid’s amortization period for unprotected non-plant related excess and deficient ADIT as proposed and
that no further support for that amortization period is required.

20
Jan
206 Investigation: ISO-NE Tariff Schedule 25 and Section I.3.10

NextEra answers NECEC Transmission/Avangrid Jan 7 comments

20
Jan
Green Development DAF Charges Complaint Against National Grid

FERC Issues “Allegheny Order”, modifying the discussion in the Green Development Complaint Order and continuing to reach the same result 

20
Jan
Waiver Request: Schedule 22, Section 4.4 (South Wrentham)

South Wrentham requests a one-time waiver of Schedule 22, Section 4.4 requirement to clear in an FCA under its current CNR Interconnection Service request.  The waiver would allow South
Wrentham to seek qualification for, and bid into, FCA17 with its existing queue position (QP877).

20
Jan
DC Circuit: NTE CT Writ of Mandamus for Stay of FERC Order Accepting Killingly Energy Center CSO Termination

NTE CT files Emergency Writ of Mandamus for Stay of FERC’s Order accepting the termination of the Killingly Energy Center CSO

19
Jan
Schedule 21-NEP: 2nd Revised Narragansett LSA

Green Development protests filing 

18
Jan
Attachment K Planning Changes
ER22-727

AEE, NESCOE, Public Systems file comments

18
Jan
CSO Termination: Killingly Energy Center
ER22-355-001
18
Jan
BTM Generation Proposal
18
Jan
Tariff Changes Associated with Order 1000 Lessons Learned
ER22-733

LS Power submits request for clarification or protest; Public Systems submit comments.

14
Jan
NOPR: Electric Transmission Incentives Policy
RM20-10

Post-Oct 18 Workshop comments filed by: EDF Renewables, National Grid, APPA, CAISO, Clean Energy Parties, EEI, IECA, TAPS

14
Jan
Cost Reimbursement Agreement: Narragansett/Block Island Utility District

Narragansett files Cost Reimbursement Agreement under which Narragansett will modify its substation equipment in order to facilitate voltage modifications that Block Island plans to make to its distribution system.

14
Jan
LFTR Implementation Quarterly Status Reports

ISO-NE files its 53rd quarterly report

14
Jan
Membership Suspension Notice - NTE Connecticut, LLC

ISO-NE files notice of Jan 11 suspension of NTE Connecticut, LLC from the New England Markets

11
Jan
CSO Termination: Killingly Energy Center

NTE Connecticut requests immediate stay of the FERC’s Killingly CSO Termination Order, a shortened period for answers to its motion for stay, and petitions for rehearing of that Order.

11
Jan
203 Application: Howard Wind / Greenbacker Wind

FERC authorizes Greenbacker Wind, LLC’s acquisition of 100% of the equity interests in Howard Wind LLC from Everpower Wind Holdings, Inc.

10
Jan
IA Termination: CL&P / Sterling Property

FERC issues a “Notice of Denial of Rehearing by Operation of Law and Providing for Further Consideration” of CL&P and Brookfield requests for rehearing and/or clarification of the Sterling IA Order

07
Jan
Waiver Request: FCA16 Qualification (Andro Hydro)

FERC denies Andro Hydro’s request for waiver of the FCM qualification rules to allow Andro Hydro’s Riley-Jay-Otis-Livermore hydro resource to participate in FCA16 at a reduced qualification level

07
Jan
206 Investigation: ISO-NE Tariff Schedule 25 and Section I.3.10
EL21-94

Comments on the just & reasonableness of the ISO-NE Tariff filed by: NEPOOL, NECEC/AvangridNEPGA, NextEra

07
Jan
Voltus Order 2222 Tech Conf Request

FERC issues notice that comments on Voltus’ request for a technical conference are due on or before February 7, 2022.  This notice does not change the existing deadlines for submission of Order 2222 compliance filings.

07
Jan
203 Application: Castleton Commodities/Atlas Power (GSP companies)

GSP Companies file notice that the transaction pursuant to which ACR II Granite Shore Power Holdings LLC acquired from Castleton Commodities affiliate CCI PAH II LLC the remaining 50% of the membership interests in Granite Shore Power Holdings LLC was consummated on Dec 8, 2021.  Accordingly, Castleton and the GSP Companies are no longer Related Persons.

05
Jan
Federal Court Appeal - Mystic ROE Allegheny Order

CT Parties appeal Mystic ROE Allegheny Order

05
Jan
GreenHat Enforcement Proceeding
IN18-9

FERC, following the conclusion of a referral to DOE’s Office of the Inspector General rejects Kittle Estate’s request to drop enforcement action against it in light of prohibited e-mail communications.  The enforcement allegations will now be adjudicated in Federal Court.

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