FERC Will Hold Off On Flexing Transmission Authority, Clements Says

A Policy Leadership Series event with FERC Commissioner Allison Clements is featured in POLITICO's Morning Energy newsletter and in a related story.

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Jan. 26, 2022

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BACKSTOP OF LAST RESORT: The bipartisan infrastructure package secured for federal regulators the option to overrule states to build what they determine to be critical transmission lines. But don’t expect FERC to bulldoze its will into place anytime soon, Commissioner Allison Clements said Tuesday. Speaking at an event hosted by Resources for the Future, Clements said federal regulators don’t want to go off shutting down state agendas when they are in the middle of collaborating on a pre-rulemaking process. Pro’s Catherine Morehouse has more.

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