Massachusetts AG backs FERC grid plan for climate goals

October 18, 2021
Massachusetts’ top legal official says her state is facing many of the same electric transmission bottlenecks the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is seeking to address with its proposed rules, steps that are crucial to integrating much higher levels of zero-emissions energy sources to combat climate change. “New England’s current penetration of zero-carbon generation is an important accomplishment, but it represents merely the first hurdle in a multi-decade effort. The challenges of achieving economywide net-zero greenhouse gas emissions, as required...

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