POV: Power Breakfast

Power Breakfast for May 18, 2015

FERC outlines reliability role, APPA describes critical coordination in EPA's Clean Power Plan


POV: Power Breakfast

A nearly daily round-up of news for your consideration:

  • The American Public Power Association says the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan will require an unprecedented level of coordination between EPA and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, and describes actions FERC should take to address reliability, wholesale electricity markets and infrastructure needs, Public Power reports.
  • Meanwhile, in a letter to the EPA, FERC commissioners detailed the roles FERC could play in addressing reliability issues related to the Clean Power Plan. Public Power’s article quotes the FERC letter:

    “We believe a process to review state plans for potential reliability concerns should rely primarily on existing process for identifying and addressing reliability issues, adjusted as appropriate for the circumstances.”

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