California Creates First State Energy Storage Mandate

by Shelley Welton, Deputy Director On Thursday, October 17, 2013, California adopted a policy requiring its utilities to procure a total of over 1300 MW of energy storage capacity by 2020. The California Public Utilities Commission (PUC) approved this mandate over the objections of many in the...

QF Owner Asks FERC to Stop Idaho PUC from Allocating Renewable Energy Credits to Utility

On September 20, 2013, Clearwater Paper Corporation (“Clearwater”) filed with FERC a petition for enforcement pursuant to section 210(H) of the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 (“PURPA”) against the Idaho Public Utilities Commission (“Idaho PUC”). The...