What is FERC 7c?

Under Section 7(c) of the Natural Gas Act of 1938, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is authorized to issue certificates of “public convenience and necessity” for “the construction or extension of any facilities for the transportation in interstate commerce of natural gas.” Thus, companies seeking to …

What is regulated by FERC?

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, or FERC, is an independent agency that regulates the interstate transmission of electricity, natural gas, and oil. FERC also reviews proposals to build liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals and interstate natural gas pipelines as well as licensing hydropower projects.

On what three types of energy projects is FERC the lead environmental regulator?

The Commission’s main industry/program areas are summarized below:

  • Electric:
  • Natural Gas.
  • Liquefied Natural Gas.
  • Hydropower.
  • Oil.

Is FERC part of the Department of Energy?

FERC is a large independent regulatory agency within the United States Department of Energy that participates in business oversight.

Is FERC part of the Department of energy?

How do I log in to FERC online?

Go to your email program’s Inbox and open the message from FERC Online. Click on the link to validate your account. Once you are a registered FERC Online User, log in to FERC Online by entering your registered email address/FERC I.D. and your password.

When did FERC Order 122 come into effect?

The 4Reference: FERC Order 122, Final Rule, Regulations Governing Safety of Water Power Projects and Project Works, Issued January 21, 1981 7-2 regulations recognize that construction contractors have interests in quality construction work that lead them to establish their own quality control programs.

When is FERC website going to be unavailable?

Systems Notification: Thursday, February 3, from 9 – 11 pm EST | FERC.gov will be undergoing maintenance and may be intermittently unavailable. FERC ensures economically efficient, safe, reliable & secure energy for consumers.

Are comments sent to customer@ferc considered a filing before the Commission?

Comments sent to customer@ferc.gov are not considered an official filing before the Commission or made part of the record. To file an official comment on a proceeding before the Commission, please follow our Rules of Practice at 18 CFR 385