Déjà Vu All Over Again: US FERC Announces New Proceeding to Examine Electric Reliability in the Face of Climate Change

Mayer Brown

On February 22, 2021, the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) announced its intention to open a new proceeding to examine the threat that climate change and extreme weather events pose to electric reliability. This Legal Update provides further detail and discusses previous similar proceedings, which may be instructive regarding factual findings and the jurisdictional limits that may constrain ultimate action by FERC in this new proceeding.

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