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FERC Approves Fourth Settlement for 2011 Southwest Blackout Against Western Area Power Administration

On November 24, 2014, FERC approved a settlement with Western Area Power Administration – Desert Southwest Region  (Western-DSW) related to its involvement in the blackout in the southwestern U.S. on September  8, 2011.  This blackout left more than 5 million people in Southern California, Arizona, and Baja California, Mexico without power for up to 12 hours.  According …

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Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Delays Electric Quarterly Reports (EQRs) Filing Deadline

On October 10, after many weeks of speculation, the Commission issued an order extending the filing deadline of the 2013 Q3 Electric Quarterly Reports (EQRs) filings from October 31 to “a date to be determined.”  This extension follows a series of similar delays and significant technical issues associated with the revised EQR filing requirements put in place …

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