December 7, 2023

Jon Wellinghoff

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Phillips Addresses ‘Acting’ Status as FERC Awaits Nominees

What’s in a name? That is the question for FERC Chair — or is it “acting” Chair? — Willie Phillips.

Has Dynamic Pricing’s Time Come?
Price-responsive demand has long been supported by economists, but despite the significant investment in advanced meters, it has yet to take off.
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Will Glick’s Departure Mean More On-time FERC Meetings?
FERC meetings began an average of almost 42 minutes late during Richard Glick’s chairmanship — the longest of the seven commission chairs since 2010.
ISO/RTO Council
Ex-FERC Officials Urge Commission to Expand Organized Markets
Nine former FERC members urged the commission Wednesday to push for organized power markets in all regions of the country, including the West and Southeast.
Former FERC Chairs Reminisce, Sound Off at EBA
The Energy Bar Association closed its annual meeting with an entertaining panel discussion with five former FERC chairs.
Transportation Bill Includes Grid Security Measures
The bill includes includes provisions intended to protect the grid from terrorist attacks and natural disasters.
Roberson and Associates
Ex-FERC Chair Wellinghoff Under Fire
Former FERC Chairman Jon Wellinghoff improperly shared non-public deposition testimony from a commission investigation at an energy conference in March, according to a report by the Department of Energy's Inspector General.
Forum Explores Challenges of Distributed Resources
Distributed resources are receiving too much blame for the utility industry’s problems, current and former regulators said at the Infocast Grid Transformation Summit 2015.
DOE IG Warns FERC Information Security ‘Severely Lacking’
FERC’s protection of information on the vulnerability of the nation’s electrical grid is “severely lacking,” the DOE Inspector General warned in a report.
Report: Sabotage Threat Uncertainty Could Lead to Wasteful Spending
Uncertainty over the grid’s vulnerability to sabotage could lead to wasteful and excessive spending, a new congressional report warns.

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