On Friday, September 29, Secretary Perry initiated one of the first concrete policy actions of the Trump administration to implement that approach, by submitted a rulemaking proposal to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or Commission) on grid resiliency.
FERC has issued a policy statement to provide further guidance regarding its evaluation of applications for electric transmission rate incentives pursuant to Section 219 of the Federal Power Act and Order No. 679. FERC explained that it had acted on numerous applications for transmission rate incentives since issuing Order No. 679, and that it would