FERC Launches Grid Transmission Rule To Integrate More Clean Energy

July 15, 2021
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is launching a rulemaking to ease the process for siting and paying for power transmission lines in order to encourage greater wind and solar generation on the grid, even though Republican members of the panel are raising concerns about costs and legal authority. An advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPR), approved July 15, will “seek public comment on potential reforms in three specific areas,” according to a FERC staff presentation . Those areas include...

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