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January 31, 2023

FERC Approves MISO Transmission Owners' Proposal to Eliminate Reactive Power Compensation for All Generators

On January 27, 2023, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued an order accepting the MISO Transmission Owners' filing to eliminate reactive power capability compensation under Schedule 2, Reactive Supply and Voltage Control from Generation or Other Sources Service of the Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc. (MISO) Open Access Transmission, Energy and Operating Reserve Markets Tariff (Tariff).
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December 01, 2022

FERC Approves PJM's Interconnection Reform Proposal

On November 29, 2022, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued an order accepting the PJM Interconnection, L.L.C. (PJM) filing to comprehensively reform its interconnection process.
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November 04, 2022

Wright & Talisman, P.C. Ranked in 2023 "Best Law Firms"

Wright & Talisman, P.C. is pleased to announce that it has been ranked in the 2023 U.S. News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" list.
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  • January 31, 2023
    FERC Approves MISO Transmission Owners' Proposal to Eliminate Reactive Power Compensation for All Generators
  • December 01, 2022
    FERC Approves PJM's Interconnection Reform Proposal
  • November 04, 2022
    Wright & Talisman, P.C. Ranked in 2023 "Best Law Firms"
  • October 26, 2022
    FERC Signals Shift on Control and Affiliation Policies for Board Membership, Electric Acquisitions and Dispositions, and Market-Based Rate Sellers
  • October 13, 2022
    Wright & Talisman, P.C. Attorneys Recognized in 2023 Editions of The Best Lawyers in America and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch
  • June 23, 2022
    FERC Issues Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Targeting Interconnection Queue Backlogs
  • June 17, 2022
    Wright & Talisman Participates in 32nd Annual Lawyers Have Heart 10K Race, 5K Run, and Fun Walk
  • June 02, 2022
    Wright & Talisman Ranked Among America's Leading Law Firms by Chambers USA 2022
  • April 28, 2022
    FERC Issues Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to Revise Transmission Planning and Cost Allocation Policies
  • March 30, 2022
    In Memoriam: Harold L. Talisman
On January 27, 2023, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued an order accepting the MISO Transmission Owners' filing to eliminate reactive power capability compensation under Schedule 2, Reactive Supply and Voltage Control from Generation or Other Sources Service of the Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc. (MISO) Open Access Transmission, Energy and Operating Reserve Markets Tariff (Tariff).
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On November 29, 2022, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued an order accepting the PJM Interconnection, L.L.C. (PJM) filing to comprehensively reform its interconnection process.
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Wright & Talisman, P.C. is pleased to announce that it has been ranked in the 2023 U.S. News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" list.
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In a pair of orders issued on October 20, 2022, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) expanded its definition of affiliation and control significantly. FERC found that, for purposes of section 203 of the Federal Power Act (FPA) and FERC's regulations for utilities with authority to sell electricity at market-based rates, an investor that nominates or appoints its own officer, director, or other appointee accountable to that investor to a utility or utility holding company's board has control of, and should be considered an affiliate of, that utility or utility holding company.
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Wright & Talisman, P.C. is pleased to announce that five of its attorneys have been recognized in the 2023 editions of The Best Lawyers in America and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch. Furthermore, President and Managing Shareholder Wendy Reed has been selected by Best Lawyers as the 2023 Washington, D.C. "Lawyer of the Year" for Energy Law.
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On June 16, 2022, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) proposing reforms to address interconnection queue backlogs and promote new technologies in its forms of generator interconnection procedures and agreements.
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On June 11, 2022, the Wright & Talisman, P.C. team participated in the 32nd Annual Lawyers Have Heart 10K Race, 5K Run, and Fun Walk, joining thousands of participants both virtual and in-person at Georgetown's Washington Harbour in raising over $1 million to benefit the American Heart Association (AHA).
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Wright & Talisman, P.C. continues to be ranked as one of America's leading law firms in the area of energy law by Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business. The firm is ranked nationally in the areas of Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation) and Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory & Litigation).
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On April 21, 2022, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) to revise the requirements for electric regional transmission planning and cost allocation. While narrower than the Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking previously issued in the same proceeding, the NOPR proposes significant changes to FERC's regulations.
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It is with great sadness that Wright & Talisman, P.C. reports the passing of Harold L. Talisman, the firm's namesake and former President.
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