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Plan for Conduct of 2012 Electric Transmission Congestion Study: Federal Register Volume 76, No. 218 - Nov. 10, 2011

Section 216(a)(1) of the Federal Power Act (FPA) requires the Department of Energy to complete a study of electric transmission congestion every three years. The Department initiated preparations for the 2012 Congestion Study, and requested comments on what publicly-available data and information should be considered, and what types of analysis should be performed to identify and understand the significance and character of transmission congestion.