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April 15, 2024

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Senate Confirms Brouillette as Energy Secretary
The U.S. Senate voted 70-15 to confirm Dan Brouillette as secretary of energy, a day after Rick Perry resigned.
Chatterjee Denies Resignation Rumors
FERC Chairman Neil Chatterjee emphatically denied that he is considering resigning from the commission by the end of the year, as was reported by POLITICO.
Perry: No Progress on Coal, Nuke Supports
Energy Secretary Rick Perry hasn’t given up on his campaign for coal and nuclear generation, but he conceded he hasn’t made much progress either.
Overheard at CERAWeek by IHS Markit 2019
CERAWeek by IHS Markit in Houston brought together a record 4,300 global energy movers and shakers from more than 70 countries.
Returning Chair Pledges to Protect FERC’s Independence
FERC Chairman Chatterjee met with reporters at commission headquarters in D.C., where he praised Commissioner Kevin McIntyre's tenure as chair.
UPDATED: Chatterjee Dodges as DOE Spins on Coal Bailout
FERC Commissioner Neil Chatterjee and Assistant Department of Energy Secretary Bruce Walker pledged to continue their work on grid resilience.
Please Feel Free to Surprise Us
The authors of the DOE memo supporting coal and nuclear subsidies took the spaghetti approach – throw everything against the wall and hope something sticks.
FirstEnergy Solutions, Energy Information Administration Electric Power Monthly, March 2018
Five Questions on Trump’s Coal, Nuke Bailout
Since President Trump directed Energy Secretary Rick Perry to prevent additional coal and nuclear plant retirements, the administration has provided no additional details.
UPDATED: FERC Blindsided by Half-Baked Trump Order
FERC was given no advance notice of the President Trump directive to Rick Perry regarding coal and nuclear plants and has been provided no details since, officials said.
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More Questions than Answers for FERC, RTOs on Bailout
FERC officials and RTO executives still had more questions than answers this week regarding the Department of Energy’s (DOE) plans for rescuing at risk nuclear and coal plants.

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