Commissioners 'in the dark' about chief of staff remarks — Glick
More than a week after controversial comments by Chief of Staff Anthony Pugliese, members of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission are unaware of exactly what, if anything, the agency is doing to assist the Trump administration in identifying specific power plants deemed critical to the grid and possibly worthy of financial support.
One year in, Chatterjee focuses on cyberthreats
For Neil Chatterjee, threats to energy infrastructure posed via cyberspace "has been the most eye-opening" revelation and challenge during the first year of his tenure on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
FERC's aid to DOE on grid threats: Too far or just right?
Energy Secretary Rick Perry's controversial campaign to support at-risk coal and nuclear plants has pulled the independent Federal Energy Regulatory Commission into a policy snarl over whether its staff has compromised its neutrality to support the Trump administration's policy goals on safeguarding the nation's power grids.
Powelson warns against politics creeping into FERC's work
The post-Powelson era begins today at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, leaving the agency with just four commissioners and the possibility of evenly split, no-decision, 2-2 votes on contentious natural gas pipeline and electricity market matters.
Report sees flaws in DOE plan to support coal, nuclear plants
There are legitimate policy options that could increase the resilience of the nation's electricity grid, but subsidizing coal and nuclear plants is not among them, says a new report by the Institute for Policy Integrity at New York University School of Law.