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Report | 2024

Understanding FERC’s Order 1920

An RMI fact sheet summarizing the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Regional Transmission Planning and Cost Allocation Rule

By Claire Wayner

On May 13, 2024, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) released Order 1920, a landmark rulemaking requiring each of the transmission planning regions in the United States to undergo long-term transmission planning. The rulemaking also contains important reforms to local transmission oversight and interregional coordination.

To assist stakeholders with better understanding the rule, RMI has put together the following downloadable fact sheet providing a high-level summary of the rule.