Clean Grid Group Sees Cost Rules As FERC’s Toughest Transmission Hurdle

February 4, 2021
Reforming how costs are allocated for new electric transmission facilities will be the top challenge for federal energy regulators as they try to encourage a major build-out of transmission needed to accommodate larger amounts of zero-carbon renewable power, according to a key advocate for such expansions. Conflicts over “who pays for any given line” has long been a contentious issue, and they likely will be the greatest hurdle the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) must overcome if it seeks to...

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