5 questions for FERC nominee McNamee to ponder
Bernard McNamee, 51, has been executive director of the Energy Department's Office of Policy since June. In early October, President Trump nominated him to fill a vacancy at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. McNamee is expected to appear at a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee confirmation hearing on Nov. 15.
Senate GOP moves at 'light speed' to confirm nominee
Some kind of record is being set with the scheduled confirmation hearing next Tuesday for Bernard McNamee to fill the open seat on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
Questions center on FERC nominee's view on coal subsidies
Bernard McNamee, the Trump administration's pick to fill a vacancy at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, will be asked to articulate clearly his position on possible subsidies for coal and nuclear plants that are having trouble competing in a market dominated by cheap natural gas.
Soaked substations trip up post-hurricane power restoration
"It depends." When a disaster like Hurricane Florence strikes, that's often the answer from transmission experts when asked how long before electricity is restored to a substation affected by catastrophic flooding.
Trump picks DOE alumni for FERC, nuclear posts
President Trump today nominated Energy Department officials Bernard McNamee to fill a vacancy on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and Rita Baranwal to lead DOE's nuclear office.