NARUC chief talks shift away from power plan, urges regulatory certainty
This week, utility regulators from around the country are convening in Washington for the annual winter meetings of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners. At last year's meeting, the focus was almost entirely on the Clean Power Plan. What are regulators now most focused on as the Trump administration seeks to move away from the plan? During today's OnPoint, Robert Powelson, commissioner of the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission and the new president of NARUC, explains how regulators' work is evolving as the political climate in Washington changes.