FERC’s Smart Grid Policy Statement

Michael Giberson FERC has posted it’s proposed smart grid policy statement and invited comments (comments due 45 days after the statement is published in the Federal Register).  FERC offers this summary: This proposed policy statement and action plan provides guidance to inform the development of a smarter grid for the Nation’s electric transmission system focusing … More FERC’s Smart Grid Policy Statement

Peculiar, Missouri and Retroactive Policymaking

Michael Giberson Retroactive policymaking is all the rage in Washington, D.C., these days, with Congress discovering after the fact that policy made in haste a few months ago needs to be fixed, and now rushing to fix it. A recent regulatory settlement in Missouri shows the state to be ahead of the game in retroactive … More Peculiar, Missouri and Retroactive Policymaking