Bruce Grabow

Locke Lord LLP

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Broad Street 201
Stamford 06901 CT US

Bruce Grabow represents electric utility companies, independent power producers and merchant generators, electric power marketers, investment and private equity funds and wholesale and retail customers in regulatory compliance and transactional matters pertaining to the electric energy industry.

His practice focuses on matters regulated by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) pursuant to the Federal Power Act (FPA), Energy Policy Act of 2005 including the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 2005 (PUHCA) and the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act (PURPA).

He advises clients on mergers, acquisitions and corporate reorganizations; market-based and cost-based power sales; transmission infrastructure development; transmission rate recovery; negotiation of tolling, power purchase, energy management service, interconnection, transmission, operation and maintenance agreements; NERC compliance; exempt wholesale generator and qualifying facility status; rulemaking proceedings; affiliate transactions; securities issuances; standards of conduct compliance; regional transmission organization (RTO)/independent system operator (ISO) market and tariff rules and policy.

Representative Experience :

  • Representation of various companies in regulatory matters before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, including the following:
    • Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc., Dkt. No. ER19-637, FPA section 205 proceeding to revise generation interconnection procedures
    • Southwest Power Pool, Inc., Dkt. No. EL19-11, FPA section 206 proceeding to revise membership exit fees
    • GLG, LLC, Dkt. No. ER19-708, FPA section 205 proceeding to obtain reactive power compensation in PJM
    • Paulding Wind Farm II LLC, Dkt. No. ER19-373, FPA section 205 proceeding to obtain reactive power compensation in PJM
    • Rail Splitter Wind Farm LLC, Dkt. No. ER18-2487, FPA section 205 proceeding to obtain reactive power compensation in MISO
    • Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc., Dkt. No. ER18-2513-000, FPA section 205 proceeding to address network upgrade self-funding
    • Blackstone Wind Farm II LLC, Dkt. No. ER18-1686, FPA section 205 proceeding to obtain reactive power compensation in PJM
    • Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc., Dkt. No. ER18-979, FPA section 205 proceeding to accept Multiparty Facilities Construction Agreement
    • EDF Renewable Energy, Inc. v. MISO, Dkt. No. EL18-55, FPA section 206 proceeding to fast track interconnection studies to meet production tax credit needs
    • EDF Renewable Energy, Inc. v. MISO, SPP and PJM, Dkt. No. EL18-26, FPA section 206 proceeding to revise affected system processing for generation interconnection
    • Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc., Dkt. No. ER17-2552, FPA section 205 proceeding addressing network upgrade costs assigned to interconnection customer
    • EC&R Marketing, LLC, Dkt. No. ER17-2345, FPA section 205 proceeding to obtain market-based rate authorization
    • Axiall, LLC, Dkt. No. ER17-1442, FPA section 205 proceeding to obtain market-based rate authorization
    • PJM Interconnection, L.L.C., Dkt. No. ER17-718, FPA section 205 proceeding to add new category of transmission in PJM-MISO joint operating agreement
    • Ameren Services Co,. et al v. FERC, D.C. Circuit Case No. 16-1304 addressing funding of network upgrades
    • Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, Inc., et al., Dkt. Nos. ER05-6-000, et al., SECA transmission proceeding in Midwest ISO and PJM

Professional History:

  • Senior Counsel, Locke Lord LLP
  • Senior Counsel, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Education :

  • J.D., magna cum laude, Widener University, 1994
  • B.S., with honors, University of Florida, 1985

Admissions :

  • District of Columbia, 1996
  • Maryland, 1994

Admitted To Practice :

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

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