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12/06
Regulators Fear Cross-Border Tx Risks ERCOT’s FERC Exemption
Texas regulators are concerned that transmission projects along the U.S.
12/05
Richard Glick sworn in as 4th commissioner at FERC
Recently, Richard Glick, the former general counsel for the Democratic Party on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Commission, joined the Federal Energy Regulatory Commissi
12/04
GOP on verge of opening Arctic refuge to drilling
Lawmakers are the closest they’ve been in decades to letting oil and natural gas companies drill in northeast Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR).  The tax bill appr
12/01
FERC denies Magellan's proposal to establish an oil marketing arm
The U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Nov. 23 denied a proposal by Magellan Midstream Partners LP to establish a marketing affiliate to buy, sell and ship crude oil.
11/30
FERC, pipelines and climate change: Revolution in progress?
The Trump administration is grappling with how best to weigh the climate impacts of natural gas pipelines. Why? Because a court ordered it. Will it make a difference?
11/29
How to solve the energy 'trilemma'
The global electricity sector is being transformed by three reinforcing trends: decarbonization; digitization; and decentralization.
11/28
Chatterjee pans 'hyperbolic' reaction to his interim NOPR pitch
The acting chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission defended his interim plan to save coal and nuclear generators from retirement at his agency's open meeting on Nov
11/22
Oceans may host next wave of renewable energy
Think "renewable energy" and the wind and sun come to mind, but someday it may be possible to add ocean energy to that list.
11/21
Trump to tap nuclear industry lobbyist for Energy Department job
President Donald Trump plans to nominate Melissa Burnison, a nuclear energy industry lobbyist, to serve as assistant secretary in charge of congressional and intergovernmental a
11/20
DOE official: Agency ‘confident’ FERC will approve a coal, nuclear pricing rule
Department of Energy officials attended the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners’ Annual Meeting in Baltimore this week where they defended the agency's prop