FERC Urged To Create New Coordinating Groups On Climate Resiliency

May 11, 2021
As the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) prepares to hold a technical conference next month on the electricity reliability threats posed by climate change, it is hearing competing calls from states and environmentalists to create new internal groups to help address the issue. In recently filed comments, environmentalists are urging FERC to establish an interagency group to oversee a requirement for regulated utilities to weigh climate scenarios in planning for grid upgrades as state regulators say federal-state boards should coordinate...

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