Wednesday, April 12, 2017

FERC Reexamines its Policy on Hydro License Terms

Originally published by Energy Legal Blog ®.

The term of years granted in a federal hydroelectric license is a major – if not the major – factor in inducing a licensee to invest money in a hydroelectric project.  The longer the term, the greater the opportunity to earn a return on such investments, particularly given the year-to-year variability of river flows.  Thus it was not surprising that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (“FERC’s”) recent Notice of Inquiry (“NOI”) on the length of license terms in Docket No.

Dave Poe, Seth Lucia, Serena Rwejuna

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