What is FERC Oatt?
Open Access Transmission Tariff (OATT) Reform.
What is the Oatt?
All public utilities that own, control or operate transmission are required by FERC to provide an Open Access Transmission Tariff (OATT). The OATT, in essence, defines how we run our transmission business. The main Open Access Transmission Tariff (OATT) documents below cover our entire service area.
What is open access tariff?
The Open Access Transmission Tariff (Tariff) defines the terms and conditions of point-to-point and network integration transmission services, ancillary services, and generator interconnections offered by BPA Transmission Services.
What did FERC Order 888 do?
Transmission Access FERC Order 888 requires all public utilities to file tariffs providing nondiscriminatory access to all wholesale users. (Retail or end-users are still under the purview of the states).
What is FERC Order 841?
FERC Order 841: Leveling the Playing Field for Energy Storage Resource Market Participation. In February, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued Order 841 to fully open wholesale electricity markets to participation by energy storage resources.
What does purpa stand for?
Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978
Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 (PURPA)
What is Open Access Transmission?
Open Access Transmission Tariff means an electronic transmission tariff accepted by the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission requiring the Transmission Service Provider to furnish to all shippers with non-discriminating service comparable to that provided by Transmission Owners to themselves.** Sample 1. Sample 2.
What is ferc2222?
In September, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued its landmark Order No. 2222 to open organized wholesale markets to aggregations of distributed energy resources (DERs). FERC’s new order is meant to facilitate this across the wholesale markets, but compliance has been halting and scattershot.
What did the PURPA 1978 law state?
PURPA provides that all small power production facilities located at the same site count toward the 80 MW size limit. Under FERC’s “one-mile rule,” the agency deems small power production facilities located more than one mile apart to be located at different sites.
What is avoided cost PURPA?
 Avoided cost is the incremental cost of electric energy or capacity which, but for the purchase from the QF, a utility would generate itself or purchase from another source.  Energy rates generally recover the variable costs of producing energy.