12/09/2020 - Ari Peskoe

Are utilities legally required to plan for climate change? ‘The devil is in the details.’

Tag: Utility Dive

The use of tort law, which covers harm related to civil claims, could provide “another legal mechanism for reforming local electricity distribution,” according to Ari Peskoe, director of Harvard University’s Electricity Law Initiative. But he said “the best approach” remains using the utility regulatory commissions to ensure utilities are prepared for climate change.

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