A Holiday Gift: A New Website to Explain the Mysteries of FERC!

Dec 18, 2013 by Allison Clements The Sustainable FERC Project is unveiling a new website today – www.sustainableFERC.org –to  inform the public and policymakers about the rules that govern the electric transmission grid that moves electricity across our nation and into our homes and businesses, and our efforts to increase the amount of clean, low-carbon energy powering the nation’s grid. Understanding…

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We Can Have Both a Reliable Grid and a Cleaner Environment

Dec 9, 2013 by John Moore Opponents of power plant pollution control standards waved the red herring of grid reliability at a congressional hearing last week where they seized on a comment by a Federal Energy Regulatory Commission member, who warned of the possibility of “rolling blackouts” from potential power shortfalls in the coal-heavy Midwest. In truth, with thoughtful grid planning…

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Building a Clean Energy Future: Transmission Is One Piece of the Puzzle

Dec 3, 2013 by Seth Kaplan Seth Kaplan is Vice President for Policy and Climate Advocacy at the Conservation Law Foundation. Dealing with the fundamental challenge of global warming and ending the direct and painful impact of fossil fuel-fired power plants on our communities and our families will mean systemic and systematic change to all aspects of our energy system –…

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