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FERC Chairman Cites Progress On Climate, GHGs Despite Limited Authority

September 5, 2019
Neil Chatterjee, the chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), is arguing that his agency has limited legal authority to address climate change but nonetheless is touting efforts such as a rule to allow battery storage in power markets as a potential game-changer that could bring significantly more renewables onto the grid. At the same time, the panel chairman -- who now oversees a 2-1 GOP majority after a commissioner recently stepped down -- sees a significant and complex...

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