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June 15, 2024

Ed Markey

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Policymakers Chart FERC’s History of Opening the Grid for Competition
FERC has worked to restructure the power industry for nearly three decades, and is poised to take another major step forward on that front with the transmission rule next month, panelists said on a Americans for a Clean Energy Grid webinar.
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OPSI Annual Meeting Hears Calls for RTO Governance Changes
Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) discussed how the CHARGE Act he has sponsored would improve RTO governance during the Organization of PJM States Inc. annual meeting.
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Dems Introduce Bill on Transmission Planning, RTO Transparency

Congressional Democrats have reintroduced legislation to require FERC to establish interregional  transmission planning processes and increase RTO transparency.

Sen. Ed Markey via Twitter
Markey, Others Grill ISO-NE over Markets, Transparency
An ISO-NE official sat down with some of the RTO’s biggest critics, including Sen. Ed Markey, who pushed her on its clean energy efforts and transparency.
Sen. Ed Markey via Twitter
Mass. Democrats Take on ISO-NE over MOPR
Sen. Ed Markey has set his sights on ISO-NE, accusing the grid operator of being part of an "oil and gas conspiracy."
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TVA Board Nominees Back Renewable Power, Affordability
Biden-appointed nominees to the TVA board stressed affordable rates and a robust renewable portfolio for the federal utility at their confirmation hearings.
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SEC Seeks Standard Disclosures for Climate-related Business Risks
The SEC has issued a proposed rule that would require public companies to file GHG emissions data and information related to impacts of climate risks.
Fore River Residents Against the Compressor Station
FERC Rejects Calls to Shut Down Weymouth Compressor
FERC said it could not reverse its OK of a controversial compressor station, but Democrats pledged to consider environmental justice in future gas cases.
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Congressional Democrats Rally for Budget Bill, Climate Action
A group of congressional Democrats rallied in front of the Capitol to urge the passage of the budget reconciliation bill before the U.N. Climate Conference.
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Sen. Markey Fights for Climate, Clean Energy Funding via Reconciliation
Sen. Ed Markey is joining Democrats in a plan to use budget reconciliation for funding programs that address the climate crisis.

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