Joint Industry Comments Opposing October 2 DOE Proposal


 Pursuant to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (“FERC” or “Commission”) October 2, 2017 Notice Inviting Comments,1 the following entities2 (collectively, “Joint Industry Commenters”) submit these comments in response to the Secretary of Energy’s September 28, 2017 proposal of a rule for final action by the Commission (“DOE NOPR”)3 under section 403 of the Department of Energy Organization Act:


  • Advanced Energy Economy
  • Alliant Energy Corporate Services, Inc.
  • American Biogas Council
  • American Council on Renewable Energy
  • American Forest & Paper Association
  • American Petroleum Institute
  • American Wind Energy Association
  • Conservation Law Foundation
  • EDP Renewables North America LLC
  • Electric Power Supply Association5
  • Electricity Consumers Resource Council
  • Energy Storage Association
  • E.ON Climate & Renewables North America, LLC
  • Independent Petroleum Association of America
  • Interstate Natural Gas Association of America
  • Invenergy Thermal Development LLC
  • Natural Gas Supply Association
  • NextEra Energy Resources, LLC
  • Solar Energy Industries Association
  • Vestas-American Wind Technology, Inc.


For the reasons described herein, the Commission should not adopt the DOE NOPR.

Download the full comments here.