State Pushback Of Grid Policy Vexes FERC Commissioners

Law360 (April 17, 2018, 8:39 PM EDT) -- Federal Energy Regulatory Commissioners defended their unanimous decision to reject a controversial plan to pay coal and nuclear power plants for contributing to grid resiliency at a House energy panel hearing Tuesday, though they didn’t appear united on how to address resiliency amid rapidly changing electricity sources.

The commissioners in January put the kibosh on Energy Secretary Rick Perry’s controversial notice of proposed rulemaking asking the agency to direct regional grid operators that run wholesale markets to revise their tariffs to ensure that base load power...
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