The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit Remands FERC Orders Addressing Participation by Non-Jurisdictional Utilities in the WestConnect Transmission Planning Region and Re-Opens Cost Allocation Issue.

On August 8, 2016, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit (“Fifth Circuit” or “Court”) issued a Decision on El Paso Electric Company’s (“El Paso”) petitions for review of FERC Orders addressing compliance with the requirements of Order No. 1000, et al., in the WestConnect planning region….

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Public Power Law Firm Hosts Client Dinner at 2012 APPA National Convention

Public power law firm, Jennings Strouss, hosted a client appreciation dinner at the Space Needle, in Seattle, Washington, Sunday, June 17th, 2012. Jennings Strouss is a gold level sponsor of the 2012 APPA National Convention. The APPA National Conference helps utility leaders and policymakers connect with industry leaders, partners and…

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Federal Energy Regulatory Commission rules in favor of Cobb EMC in complaint

(Marietta, Ga. – August 5, 2011) – Cobb EMC today announced the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) ruled the cooperative did not violate the Federal Power Act (FPA) or anti-market manipulation regulations. In the ruling, the commission concluded “it does not find good cause to institute an investigation” of Cobb…

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APPA Announces July 19 Webinar on Strategic Planning for Boards and Councils

On Tuesday, July 19, APPA will hold a webinar, “Strategic Planning for Utility Boards and City Councils,” from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Eastern time. Once legal and fiduciary duties are met, among the most important aspects of utility governance are establishing the mission/vision for the organization and setting the utility’s…

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Video: American Public Power Association 2011 Conference in Washington, D.C.

June 19, 2011 the American Public Power Association hosted its annual conference in Washington, D.C..  Energy law firm, Jennings, Strouss & Salmon was a sponsor. The APPA National Conference helps utility leaders and policymakers connect with industry leaders, partners and peers while learning about the complex issues facing public power utilities….

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