FERC Must Heal Electricity Policy Rift, Commissioner Says

By Keith Goldberg (September 28, 2018, 8:30 PM EDT) -- The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission must ensure wholesale electricity markets can accommodate state clean energy policies while still producing just and reasonable rates for consumers, in light of recent appellate endorsements of state clean energy subsidies, Commissioner Cheryl LaFleur told Law360 on Friday.

"The two most recent decisions from the courts squarely put it in our lap," LaFleur said after wrapping up a speaker panel at an energy and environmental policy conference hosted by New York University School of Law's Institute for Policy Integrity. "Now it's on us."

Her comments came one day after the Second Circuit joined the Seventh Circuit...

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