Bill Massey

Bill Massey

Before joining Covington as head of its energy regulatory practice, William Massey served as a Commissioner at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for over ten years. Resident in Covington’s Washington, DC office, Mr. Massey has a high profile, broad-based energy regulatory and government affairs practice. He has extensive experience with complex regulatory issues before FERC and state utility commissions, and with energy legislative matters before Congress and state general assemblies. He is recognized by Chambers USA andChambers Global, Best Lawyers in America, Legal 500 US for Energy, and as aWashington, DC Super Lawyer. Mr. Massey advises clients on mergers and acquisitions, enforcement and investigations, electricity and natural gas markets, energy exports, wholesale and retail market structure, transmission and pipeline infrastructure investments and tariffs, RTO market rules, and legislative strategy at the federal and state levels.   He is an Adjunct Professor at the Georgetown University Law Center.

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FERC IS BACK AND FACES A FULL PLATE OF ELECTRICITY ISSUES (Volume 3)

This is the third and final of three posts on this blog providing short summaries of the generic electricity policy initiatives already teed up and awaiting possible action by the newly-constituted FERC.  Together, these three posts describe initiatives that address fundamental market and resource issues spanning a broad range of FERC’s electricity authorities. Today’s post … Continue Reading

FERC IS BACK AND FACES A FULL PLATE OF ELECTRICITY ISSUES (Volume 2)

This is the second post of three on this blog providing short summaries of the generic electricity policy initiatives already teed up and awaiting possible action by the newly-constituted FERC.  Together, these three posts describe initiatives that address fundamental market and resource issues spanning a broad range of FERC’s electricity authorities. Today’s post summarizes initiatives … Continue Reading

Entergy Integration Makes MISO Largest RTO by Geography

Entergy’s large transmission system and five operating companies in Louisiana, Arkansas, Mississippi and eastern Texas have been integrated into the Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO).  This extends MISO’s footprint to 15 states from Canada down to the Gulf of Mexico, making MISO the largest Regional Transmission Organization (RTO) by geography.  The integration adds about 18,000 … Continue Reading
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