Three Spiegel attorneys spoke at the October 2016 American Public Power Association Legal & Regulatory Conference held in Long Beach, California.
Peter Hopkins participated in a panel discussion, “FERC Trilogy at the Supreme Court,” where he discussed the recent Supreme Court case Hughes v. Talen Energy Marketing.
Cindy Bogorad and Latif Nurani presented “Primary Frequency Response: Challenges of a Changing Resource Mix,” which discussed the reliability, economic, and regulatory challenges of addressing the impact of the changing resource mix on primary frequency response. Their program addressed the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s exercise of its Federal Power Act Section 215 and 205/206 jurisdiction and the potential for its expansion through FERC v. EPSA’s “directly affected” language. You may read their paper here.