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Jan 06, 2014, 11:09 ET

CFTP Op-Ed in The Hill Details Widespread Opposition to FERC Overhaul of the Nation's Electric Grid

Congressional leaders, state regulators, public power advocates challenge Order 1000  The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's...

Nov 19, 2013, 14:01 ET

CFTP Files Reply Briefs in U.S. Court of Appeals Challenging FERC's Defense of Order 1000

Transmission Orders "a Regulatory Sea Change" Unjustified by Power Act      Along with more than two dozen parties,...

Jun 04, 2013, 14:03 ET

Coalition for Fair Transmission Policy Challenges FERC Transmission Order 1000 in U.S. Court of Appeals

WASHINGTON, June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Joining more than 20 parties, the Coalition for Fair Transmission Policy has filed briefs...

Apr 18, 2013, 18:06 ET

Coalition Statement on FERC Action Today on Order 1000 Compliance Filings

The Coalition for Fair Transmission Policy today issued the following statement on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's decisions on...

Feb 04, 2013, 16:48 ET

Coalition for Fair Transmission Policy Applauds Transmission Language in Sen. Murkowski's Energy Blueprint

 The Coalition for Fair Transmission Policy commended Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) for addressing transmission issues in the energy blueprint...

Nov 05, 2012, 08:00 ET

CFTP's Sue Sheridan Discusses FERC Transmission Order, 2013 Congressional Energy Agenda In Focus Washington Interview

Stresses Potential Precedent of IPL Rate Case on FERC's Cost Allocation Policy  Coalition for Fair Transmission Policy President and...

May 17, 2012, 17:16 ET

Coalition for Fair Transmission Policy Statement on FERC's Denial of Rehearing on Order 1000

 The Coalition for Fair Transmission Policy today expressed concern with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's decision to deny rehearing...

Apr 10, 2012, 16:09 ET

CFTP President Sue Sheridan Addresses FERC Transmission Order 1000 at Major Electricity Conference

   Speaking at a utility industry conference last week, Coalition for Fair Transmission Policy President Sue Sheridan highlighted...

Mar 02, 2012, 16:04 ET

CFTP Cites Record Growth in Transmission Investment, Raises Concerns with FERC Order 1000

Speaking at a major transmission conference this week, Coalition for Fair Transmission Policy Executive Director Bruce Edelston welcomed utility...

Jan 30, 2012, 08:30 ET

CFTP President Sue Sheridan Voices Concerns About FERC Transmission Order 1000 in Focus Washington Interview

 Coalition for Fair Transmission Policy President Sue Sheridan has expressed reservations about the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's...

Oct 13, 2011, 10:51 ET

Coalition for Fair Transmission Policy Urges Congress to Review Deficiencies in FERC Order 1000

"Transmission Planning Must Be Driven By Measurable Benefits to Costumers at Lowest Reasonable Cost" The Coalition for Fair Transmission Policy...

Sep 26, 2011, 17:53 ET

FERC Rhetoric on Cost Allocation Contradicted by Reality of Transmission Order 1000, Coalition for Fair Transmission Policy President Sue Sheridan Says During E&ETV Interview

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's statement that the costs of new transmission lines must be allocated at least roughly commensurate with...

Aug 22, 2011, 14:55 ET

Utility Coalition Seeks Rehearing of FERC Transmission Cost Rule

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's Order No. 1000 "clearly exceeds" its authority under the Federal Power Act (FPA) and "must be revised,"...

Aug 05, 2011, 10:47 ET

New Transmission Rule Could Force Consumers to Pay More

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's final rule on transmission planning and cost allocation could force consumers to pay for unneeded...

Jul 19, 2011, 08:00 ET

FERC Proposal Would Subsidize Long-Distance Transmission Projects, Costing Consumers Billions of Dollars, Says CFTP Op-Ed in The Hill

In a recent op-ed, Bruce Edelston, executive director of the Coalition for Fair Transmission Policy, warned that  electricity prices could...

Nov 17, 2010, 11:51 ET

The Coalition for Fair Transmission Policy Emphasizes Consumer Benefits, Challenges Proposals for Broad Cost Allocation of High-Voltage Power Lines

The Coalition for Fair Transmission Policy has filed reply comments on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on...

Oct 05, 2010, 22:17 ET

Keep Transmission Focused on Grid Reliability, Not New Policy Goals

A National Transmission Plan Would Force Consumers to Pay High Prices for Unneeded Transmission, PSEG CEO Ralph Izzo Says at Washington Event...

Sep 28, 2010, 15:45 ET

Electric Transmission Policy Goal: Lowest Reasonable Consumer Cost

Coalition for Fair Transmission Policy Supports "Beneficiaries Pay" Approach The Coalition for Fair Transmission Policy (CFTP) said new electric...

Jun 24, 2010, 16:16 ET

Benefits to Consumers Must Drive FERC Proposal Addressing Cost Allocation and Transmission Planning

Fairness Demands the Beneficiaries of New Transmission Bear the Costs The Coalition for Fair Transmission Policy looks forward to working with...