FERC Issues Order Addressing WestConnect Utilities’ Order No. 1000 Compliance Filing

In an order issued March 22, 2013, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("FERC") addressed the compliance filings by the transmission owning utilities who are primary participants in the WestConnect planning region, which generally includes service territories in the mountain and southwestern area of the United States. In the order, the Commission found that WestConnect Utilities only partially complied with the Order No. 1000 requirements and required that further compliance filings be submitted within 120 days of the order, or by July 20, 2013. Linked below is a memorandum summarizing the WestConnect order.

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