09/03/2019 - Ari Peskoe

Daily on Energy: ‘An aggressive new thing’ — How Sanders would ramp up federal role in electricity generation

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What it all means: Ari Peskoe, director of the Harvard Electricity Law Initiative, told me he interprets Sanders’ plan to mean that PMAs would mostly be charged with renewable energy development instead of private developers. However, he said, existing private utilities could continue to deliver power to consumers. And presumably, regional grid operators and other actors would retain their responsibilities for ensuring the reliability of the power grid.

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