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For more than 15 years, Fred has guided energy clients around the globe through sophisticated supply regulations. Fred enjoys assisting clients in both the oil and gas sector and the electricity industry on navigating complex regulatory issues. He represents wind and solar electricity generators, oil producers and refiners, shippers, marketers and consumers – among myriad other energy clients – on matters before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), state public utility commissions, and state and federal courts.

Earlier this summer, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) introduced a groundbreaking order—Order No. 2023—aimed at reforming the generator interconnection process in response to the evolving landscape of energy resources, market dynamics, and emerging technologies across the nation.

Industry reaction to the substance of the new rules has been mixed, but it is

As the cold weather season approaches, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) are taking action to prevent a repeat of the devastating electric power outages that rocked Texas and the Midwest at the beginning of this year.

In February 2021, electric power generators and millions of customers