Mr. Huang represents municipalities, municipal joint action agencies, local communities, hydropower developers and associations of transmission dependent systems in electricity and hydroelectric matters before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and the courts. He has extensive experience in hydropower regulation, including licensing and relicensing, license compliance, environmental and water supply issues, shoreline management, license transfer and annual and headwater benefit charges to licensees.
In addition to his hydropower practice, Mr. Huang represents clients in FERC electric policy initiatives, as well as in transactions and litigation involving specific electric rates, transmission service and interconnection, primarily in restructured electricity markets in the Midwest and California. His clients include the Transmission Access Policy Study Group (TAPS), on whose behalf he has actively advocated the interests of transmission-dependent systems in FERC rulemakings.
Electric, environment and energy, hydro and water, contracts and rate negotiations, litigation and appeals and public policy and lobbying.