10/28/2020 - Ari Peskoe

Election 2020: Trump’s FERC may need to shift course on clean energy, though Biden’s road will not be easy

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“FERC’s role could really hinge on whether Congress does enact any clean energy legislation, even if that energy legislation doesn’t specifically task FERC with anything,” said Ari Peskoe, director of the Electricity Law Initiative at the Harvard Law School’s Environmental and Energy Law Program. For example, if Congress were to pass any sort of clean energy standard, FERC would be beholden to that law, regardless of who was in charge of the commission.

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