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FAQ: The Department of Energy’s Order Denying Rehearing of the Department’s National Electric Transmission Congestion Report and Order: March 6, 2008

The Department of Energy Order Denying Rehearing, signed March 6, 2008, is a final agency action by the Department on the applications for rehearing and requests for stay of the Department’s National Electric Transmission Congestion Report and Order (72 FR 56992, Oct. 5, 2007). This order denying rehearing applications and requests for stay will be effective upon the date of its publication in the Federal Register, which is expected to be Tuesday, March 11, 2008. The National Corridor designations were effective October 5, 2007, and will remain in effect until October 7, 2019, unless the Department rescinds or renews the designations in future proceedings after notice and opportunity for comment.