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April 27, 2023, 6:18 PM

Power Grid Rules Will Boost Energy Projects, FERC Chairman Says

Daniel Moore
Daniel Moore

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is “right at the doorstep” of finalizing rules that will accelerate electric transmission development and lower barriers to connecting clean energy, its acting chairman said Thursday.

The commission has momentum to finish rules to improve regional transmission planning and to clear the country’s clogged grid interconnection queues, Willie Phillips said. He called it the biggest reform to transmission policy in a generation.

“We have to make sure that we double down and follow through on our commitment regarding transmission,” Phillips, a Democrat who took the gavel in January, told a gathering of developers organized by ...

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