In addition to regulating international electricity trade, the Office of Electricity participates in other regulatory activities. These include:
- Collecting and providing notice in the Federal Register when self certification for coal fired generation have been filed under Title II of the Power Plant and Industrial Fuel Use Act.
- Providing guidance on the implementation of the Public Utilities Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 (PURPA), as amended by the Energy Policy Act of 2005 and the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007.
- Participating in Emergency Petitions and the creation of Emergency Reliability Orders under Section 202(c) of the Federal Power Act.