Docket No. AD21-15-000

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On June 17, 2021, the Commission established a Joint Federal-State Task Force on Electric Transmission (Task Force) to formally explore transmission-related topics outlined in the Commission’s order.[1]  The Commission stated that the Task Force will convene for multiple formal meetings annually, which will be open to the public for listening and observing and on the record.[2] 

Date: Tuesday, November 15, 2022
Time: 8 am - 10:30 am Central Time (9 am - 11:30 am Eastern Time)
Place: New Orleans Marriott in New Orleans, LA
Commissioners may attend and participate in this meeting.

The meeting will be open to the public for listening and observing and on the record.  There is no fee for attendance and registration is not required.  The public may attend in person or via Webcast.[3]  This conference will be transcribed.  Transcripts will be available for a fee from Ace Reporting, 202-347-3700.

Discussions at the meeting may involve issues raised in proceedings that are currently pending before the Commission.  These proceedings include, but are not limited to:

Southwest Power Pool, Inc.

Docket No. ER23-72-000

Southwest Power Pool, Inc.

Docket No. EL22-70-000

Public Service Company of New Mexico

Docket No. ER22-2158-001

Public Service Company of New Mexico

Docket No. EL22-40-000

Idaho Power Company

Docket No. EL22-37-000

PacifiCorp

Docket Nos. EL22-38-000,

EL22-38-001

Public Service Company of Colorado

Docket No. EL22-39-000

Puget Sound Energy, Inc.

Docket No. EL22-41-000

Puget Sound Energy, Inc.

Docket No. ER23-22-000

PPL Electric Utilities Corporation

Docket No. ER22-2719-000

 

Agenda | November 15, 2022 

8:00 am – 10:30 am CT
(9 am - 11:30 am ET)

Addressing Regulatory Gaps/Challenges in Oversight of Transmission Development


Accessibility

Commission conferences are accessible under section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.  For accessibility accommodations, please send an email to accessibility@ferc.gov or call toll free 1-866-208-3372 (voice) or 202-208-8659 (TTY), or send a fax to 202-208-2106 with the required accommodations.


Task Force 

As explained in the Establishing Order, the Commission will issue agendas for each meeting of the Task Force, after consulting with all Task Force members and considering suggestions from state commissions.[4]  The Establishing Order set forth a broad array of transmission-related topics that the Task Force has the authority to examine with a focus on topics related to planning and paying for transmission, including transmission to facilitate generator interconnection, that provides benefits from a federal and state perspective.[5]  All interested persons, including all state commissioners, are hereby invited to file comments in this docket suggesting agenda items relating to this topic by October 7, 2022.  The Task Force members will consider the suggested agenda items in developing the agenda for the November 15, 2022 public meeting.  The agenda will be issued in the above-captioned docket no later than November 1, 2022, for the meeting to be held on November 15, 2022.


Comments

Comments may be filed electronically via the Internet.[6]  Instructions are available on the Commission’s website, https://www.ferc.gov/ferc-online/overview.  For assistance, please contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or toll free at 1-866-208-3676, or for TTY, (202) 502-8659.  Although the Commission strongly encourages electronic filing, documents may also be paper-filed.  To paper-file, submissions sent via the U.S. Postal Service must be addressed to:  Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Office of the Secretary, 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426.  Submissions sent via any other carrier must be addressed to:  Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Office of the Secretary, 12225 Wilkins Avenue, Rockville, Maryland 20852.


More Information

More information about the Task Force, including frequently asked questions, is available here: https://www.ferc.gov/TFSOET.  For more information about this meeting, please contact: Gretchen Kershaw, 202‑502-8213, gretchen.kershaw@ferc.gov; or Jennifer Murphy, 202-898-1350, jmurphy@naruc.org.  For information related to logistics, please contact Benjamin Williams, 202-502-8506, benjamin.williams@ferc.gov; or Rob Thormeyer, 202-502-8694, robert.thormeyer@ferc.gov.


[1] Joint Fed.-State Task Force on Elec. Transmission, 175 FERC ¶ 61,224 (2021) (Establishing Order).

[2] Id. P 4.

[3] A link to the Webcast will be available on the day of the event at  https://www.ferc.gov/TFSOET.

[4] Establishing Order, 175 FERC ¶ 61,224 at PP 4, 7.

[5] Id. P 6.

[6] See 18 C.F.R. § 385.2001(a)(1)(iii) (2021).


[1] Joint Fed.-State Task Force on Elec. Transmission, 175 FERC ¶ 61,224 (2021) (Establishing Order).

[2] Id. P 4.

 

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