FERC Approves First Settlement in 2011 Southwest Blackout Case

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) approved a stipulation and consent agreement stemming from the September 8, 2011, Southwest power blackout. The agreement between FERC’s Office of Enforcement and the North America Electric Reliability Corporation and Arizona’s Public Service Company includes a $3.25 million civil penalty and a number of compliance requirements.

Date Posted: 7/14/2014