Long-Term Firm Transmission Rights in Organized Electricity Markets; Correction
This document corrects a compliance deadline error and a typographical error in a final rule that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission published in the Federal Register on August 1, 2006. That action amended the Commission's regulations to require transmission organizations that are public utilities with organized electricity markets to make available long-term firm trnamission rights that satisfy certain guidelines adopted in the Final Rule.
Standby Support for Certain Nuclear Plant Delays
The Department of Energy (Department) is adopting, with changes, the interim final rule published on May 15, 2006. This interim final rule established a new part to implement section 638 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005, which authorizes the Secretary of Energy to enter into Standby Support Contracts with sponsors of advanced nuclear power facilities to provide risk insurance for certain delays attributed to the regulatory process or litigation.