Items tagged with "utilities"

XBRL US Comments on FERC Form 730 Revisions

XBRL US submitted a comment letter responding to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) request concerning proposed changes to Form 730, the Report of Electric Transmission of Investment Activity, and their proposal that the revised content be prepared in XBRL format. We agree with the FERC proposal as written, because much of the data required […more]


FERC Proposes XBRL for Form 730, Report of Transmission of Investment Activity

The FERC rule proposal noted “The XBRL standard also offers flexible benefits, including the ability to support simple formulas such as addition and subtraction and allow more complex formulas to be defined with a set of guidelines… requiring XBRL-based data would also lead to greater data quality through easier validation checks.”  


FERC Extends Public Taxonomy Review to Mar 2. Technical Conference Rescheduled to Mar 24-26.

On January 21, 2020, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) announced plans to extend the public review period by 45 days because of a request for more time from industry representatives. The review period will now close on March 2, 2020. In addition, the technical conference, which will be open to vendors, issuers and the […more]


FERC Announces Public Taxonomy Review and Technical Conference Open to the Public

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) announced that the initial draft of the FERC Taxonomy, which the Commission has been developing for entities filing FERC forms 1, 1-F, 2, 2-A, 3-Q electric, 3-Q natural gas, 6, 6-Q, 60 and 714, is now available, along with supporting documents, at https://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/forms/forms-refresh.asp. The taxonomy can be viewed in […more]


XBRL US Comment Letter RE: FERC Electric Transmission Incentives Policy

XBRL US submitted a comment letter responding to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) proposal regarding the scope and implementation of the Commission’s electric transmission incentives regulations and policy. The FERC proposal references form FERC-730, Report of Transmission Investment Activity, and asks if the data reported in this form should be provided in XBRL format. Public […more]


FERC Adopts XBRL for Utilities Reporting

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) announced that they are adopting the XBRL standard for utilities reporting on Form Nos. 1, 1-F, 2, 2-A, 3-Q electric, 3-Q natural gas, 6, 6-Q, 60, and 714. The final rule states: “The use of XBRL will make the information in these forms easier for filers to submit and […more]


FERC Transmission Investment Activity Proposal References XBRL

On March 28, 2019, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) published a proposal, “Inquiry Regarding the Commission’s Electric Transmission Incentives Policy” regarding Form 730, Report of Transmission Investment Activity. This report contains data about actual and projected electric transmission capital spending. One of the questions raised in the proposal is: Should the Commission upgrade the […more]


FERC Announces Agenda for Webcast Technical Conference

On March 18, 2020, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) published the agenda for their upcoming technical conference on the use of XBRL for forms submissions, which takes place March 24 – 26, 2020. On March 13, 2020, a notice was issued announcing that the technical conference will no longer be an in-person conference.  All […more]


XBRL US Comment Letter RE: FERC Proposed XBRL Requirement

XBRL US has submitted a comment letter responding to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) proposal to require the use of XBRL for reporting Commission Form Nos. 1, 1-F, 2, 2-A, 3-Q electric, 3-Q natural gas, 6, 6-Q, 60, and 714 for utilities. The Commission proposal sought input first, on whether the XBRL standard should be […more]


FERC Issues RFP to Replace Current System with XBRL Solution

On February 22, 2019, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) published an RFP to replace their current VFP Forms and applications with a technical XBRL solution that allows filers to file in a system that uses XBRL and to allow Commission staff to update taxonomies, filing, and reporting requirements for these Forms independent of IT […more]