FERC Commissioner Addresses Transmission Quagmire

Clements comments on the Texas grid failure during the winter storm and FERC filling its last commissioner seat.


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Now at full strength, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) needs to make fixing the U.S. transmission quagmire its top priority, Commissioner Allison Clements said Nov. 17 at the Texas Energy Summit Preview webinar.

“This is a once-in-a-generation need where resilience, reliability and customers are at risk if we don’t get it done,” Clements told interviewer Russell Gold, senior editor at Texas Monthly. The event, sponsored by the Texas A&M Energy Systems Laboratory, took place ahead of the Texas Energy Summit in March 2022 in Austin.

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Joseph Markman

Joseph Markman, senior editor for Hart Energy, covers midstream, markets and policy/regulations.