June 17, 2024

Robert Powelson

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Former FERC Commissioners Share Outlooks with MACRUC
Current or former FERC commissioners  shared their views on the future of RTOs and the relationship between state and federal regulators.
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Overheard at MACRUC 2021: Pandemic Hardships
For the first time in more than a year, regulators from PJM and NYISO joined in person for the MACRUC annual Education Conference.
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Trump Nominates DOE’s McNamee to FERC
President Trump nominated the Department of Energy’s Bernard McNamee to replace former FERC Commissioner Robert Powelson.
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Annual FERC Reliability Conference Takes on Resilience
Cheryl LaFleur, who has been attending the FERC reliability technical conference since her appointment, always opens the meeting by citing something special about each year’s gathering.
FERC Says Farewell to Powelson
FERC celebrated departing Commissioner Robert Powelson’s brief tenure, with colleagues extoling his candidness and defense of competitive energy markets.
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Senate Talks Gas Infrastructure amid Increasing Delays
The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee returned to the issue of natural gas infrastructure permitting following reports of increasing delays.
Powelson Leaving FERC to Head Water Lobby
FERC Commissioner Robert Powelson will leave the commission after only a year in the post to lead a lobby representing the nation’s private water companies.
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Overheard at NECPUC 71st Annual Symposium
Electric vehicles and the tension between state and federal jurisdiction were among the topics discussed at the NECPUC 71st annual symposium.
FERC Narrows GHG Review for Gas Pipelines
The Republican majority at FERC narrowed the circumstances under which it will estimate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from natural gas pipeline projects.
FERC Keeps Eye on ERCOT, CAISO as Hot Summer Approaches
FERC will be closely monitoring ERCOT and Southern California this summer as most of the country faces the likelihood of above-normal temperatures.

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