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Order No. 1920: Building for the Future Through Electric Regional Transmission Planning and Cost Allocation – Landmark Order Substantively Expands Planning Obligations for Transmission Providers

On May 13, 2024, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC” or “Commission”) issued a landmark final rule implementing transmission planning and cost allocation reforms intended to promote the more efficient and cost-effective integration of new renewable generation and battery energy...

Order No. 1977: FERC Siting Permits for Interstate Electric Transmission Facilities – FERC Finalizes Backstop Transmission Siting Reforms

On May 13, 2024, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC” or Commission) issued a final rule amending its regulations governing FERC’s review of applications for transmission siting permits pursuant to section 216 of the Federal Power Act (“FPA”), commonly referred...

Getting Your Carbon Credits Voluntarily

Bracewell’s Gordon Stewart, Oliver Irwin and Mark Kahn take a deep dive into carbon credits as tradable certificates in this Project Finance International article, and how it is possible for an entity to purchase these certificates voluntarily in order to offset its own emissions.


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