National Interest Electric Transmission Corridor Law and Legal Definition

According to 18 CFR 50.1 [Title 18 Conservation of Power and Water Resources; Chapter I Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Department Of Energy; Subchapter B Regulations Under the Federal Power Act; Part 50 Applications for Permits to Site Interstate Electric Transmission Facilities], national interest electric transmission corridor means any geographic area experiencing electric energy transmission capacity constraints or congestion that adversely affects consumers, as designated by the Secretary of Energy.