Latest Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) News

FERC certifies production tax credit for 19.2-MW Mattaceunk

03/27/2008 The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has certified incremental generation at the 19.2-MW Mattaceunk hydroelectric project in Maine to be eligible for federal renewable energy production tax credits.

FERC schedules conference to review annual charges data

03/14/2008 The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is to conduct a technical conference March 27 for other federal agencies and hydro project licensees to discuss the agencies' costs that are billed as annual charges for participating in hydropower licensing.

FERC certifies production tax credit for 2,164-MW Bath County

02/22/2008 The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has certified incremental generation at the 2,164-MW Bath County pumped-storage project in Virginia to be eligible for federal renewable energy production tax credits.

FERC certifies North Carolina projects for tax credits

01/24/2008 The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has certified incremental generation at two small projects on the Mayo River in North Carolina to be eligible for renewable energy production tax credits.

FERC certifies production tax credit for 2.7-MW Birch Creek

01/10/2008 The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has certified incremental generation at the 2.7-MW Birch Creek project in Idaho to be eligible for renewable energy production tax credits.

FERC certifies 188.25-MW Kerr, 1.8-MW Phoenix for production tax credits

12/21/2007 The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has certified incremental hydropower generation at the 188.25-MW Kerr and 1.8-MW Phoenix hydroelectric projects as eligible for renewable energy production tax credits.

Renew Our Rivers Trash Removal Program

11/01/2007 What started as one employee’s effort to clean up a small portion of the Coosa River in Alabama is now a massive annual river system cleanup effort involving thousands of volunteers and spanning four states.

FERC certifies production tax credit for 452-MW Seneca Pumped- Storage

10/22/2007 The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has certified incremental generation at the 451.8-MW Seneca Pumped-Storage project to be eligible for renewable energy production tax credits.

FERC certifies production tax credit for 149-MW Balch 1 and 2

10/08/2007 The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has certified incremental generation at the 148.776-MW Balch 1 and 2 hydroelectric project in California to be eligible for renewable energy production tax credits.

Is Your EAP Adequate? Use a Tabletop Exercise to Find Out

09/01/2007 Emergency action plans are only effective if people at risk from a dam failure have adequate time for evacuation.

FERC certifies 18-MW Ninety-nine Islands for tax credit

06/05/2007 The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has certified incremental generation at the 18-MW Ninety-nine Islands hydroelectric project in South Carolina to be eligible for renewable energy production tax credits.

FERC certifies incremental generation at New Hampshire project

03/30/2007 The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has certified incremental hydropower generation from efficiency improvements at the 15-MW J. Brodie Smith project in New Hampshire, making the project eligible for renewable energy production tax credits.

UPDATE - FERC certifies three projects for production tax credits

03/20/2007 The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has certified improvements to the 512-MW Conowingo hydroelectric project in Maryland and Pennsylvania, the 742-MW Clark Fork project in Idaho and Montana, and the 2.4-MW Vergennes No. 9 project in Vermont for renewable energy production tax credits.

FERC certifies three projects for production tax credits

03/08/2007 The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has certified improvements to the 512-MW Conowingo hydroelectric project in Maryland and Pennsylvania, the 742-MW Clark Fork project in Idaho and Montana, and the 2.4-MW Vergennes No. 9 project in Vermont for renewable energy production tax credits.

Combatting Vandalism at Project Parks

03/01/2007 Vandalism had been a problem at two parks that are part of Avista Utilities ’ two-powerhouse Clark Fork Project on the Clark Fork River in Idaho and Montana.

FERC certifies 13.3-MW California project for tax credit

01/26/2007 The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has certified incremental hydropower generation of the 13.3-MW Forks of Butte project in Butte County, Calif., making it eligible for a production tax credit.

FERC certifies 3.6-MW Lower LaChute for tax credit

12/12/2006 The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has certified incremental hydropower generation of the 3.6-MW Lower LaChute River project in Ticonderoga, N.Y., making it eligible for a production tax credit.

FERC certifies 4.8-MW Clyde River for production tax credit

11/17/2006 The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has certified incremental hydropower generation of the 4.8-MW Clyde River project, making the additional generation eligible for a production tax credit.

FERC certifies 29.08-MW Piney for production tax credit

06/07/2006 The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission certified efficiency improvements for the 29.08-MW Piney project on June 2, making the resulting additional capacity eligible for a renewable energy production tax credit.

FERC certifies PacifiCorp for first production tax credit

06/02/2006 In its first certification of incremental hydroelectric generation, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has certified PacifiCorp's 161.338-MW Klamath project as eligible for a renewable energy production tax credit.


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