The National Law Review – President Trump nominated James Danly, the current FERC General Counsel, to serve as a Republican Commissioner on FERC, with a term ending in 2023. Danly would fill the seat vacated by the passing of Chairman Kevin McIntyre.
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Forbes – The revolution in renewable power hit a new milestone in April. Last week the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) released it's latest Energy Infrastructure Update (EIU), with data through April 2019.
OPB – Federal energy regulators granted approval and a license Tuesday to an energy storage project near Klamath Falls, Oregon. If built, it will be the largest energy storage facility in the Pacific Northwest region.
Utility Dive – Federal Energy Regulatory Commissioner Cheryl LaFleur will not seek a third term at the agency and will depart later in 2019, she announced on Twitter.
E&E News – Kevin McIntyre, who served the briefest tenure ever as the nation's top energy regulator at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, died yesterday.
Renewables Now – Natural gas dominated new electrical generating capacity in 2018. However, renewable energy sources may be poised to swamp fossil fuels as new generating capacity is added over the next three years.
The Daily Progress — The Atlantic Coast Pipeline faces an escalating legal battle for its existence after a three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday blocked a critical crossing of the Appalachian Trail through the Blue Ridge Mountains near Wintergreen Resort.