FERC Takes First Step To Ending Rule Critics Say Thwarts Clean Energy

March 24, 2021
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) took a significant step toward eliminating a controversial PJM Interconnection (PJM) “minimum offer price rule (MOPR) that states and other critics charge has raised costs and thwarted efforts to transition to a clean energy grid. During a day-long March 23 FERC “Technical Conference on Modernizing Electricity Market Design: Resource Adequacy in the Evolving Electricity Sector,” Chairman Richard Glick (D) urged the 13-state PJM to overhaul the rule though he warned that if the states...

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