10/06/2020 - Ari Peskoe

FERC has legal authority to implement a carbon price, experts tell commissioners

Tag: Utility Dive

If FERC were to establish a record, there is no “inherent jurisdictional bar” to prevent the commission from issuing a carbon price without a direct request from grid operators, Ari Peskoe, director of Harvard’s Electricity Law Initiative, said. Others said it was possible, but tricky without a legislative mandate.

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