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Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

An agency of the U.S. federal government with regulatory authority over liquefied natural gas, oil pipelines, interstate and wholesale electricity sales and hydroelectricity. Its duties include making and enforcing electric reliability standards, licensing projects and investigating energy markets. It has some authority over pricing. It was established in 1977.
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The letter sent to Congress states that FERC Chairman Norman Bay and past Chairmen Cheryl LaFleur, Jon Wellinghoff and Joseph Kefliher have all openly acknowledged the problem of pipeline overcharges and the need for Congress to pass legislation to address it.
The letter sent to Congress states that FERC Chairman Norman Bay and past Chairs Cheryl LaFleur, Jon Wellinghoff and Joseph Kelliher openly acknowledged the problem of pipeline overcharges and the need for Congress to pass legislation to address it.
Texas could benefit, because it does have tremendous resources - like wind," Jon Wellinghoff, a former FERC Chairman, told The Texas Tribune in March.
Partner Jon Wellinghoff was quoted in the Utility Dive newsletter in an article titled Activists push for new RTO as Southeast utility reserve margins called into question.
Former FERC chairman Jon Wellinghoff told the Wall Street Journal: "There are probably less than 100 critical high-voltage substations on our grid in this country that need to be protected from a physical attack.
Jon Wellinghoff, Chairman of Federal Energy Regulatory Commission; and Mr.
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Jon Wellinghoff, observed in early 2009 that the United States may no longer need additional coal plants.
121) According to FERC Chairman Jon Wellinghoff, "We need
Also joined the Chairman from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Jon Wellinghoff .
General Wesley Clark, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Chair Jon Wellinghoff among confirmed speakers
I think Texas could double or triple how much it saves through demand response fairly easily," said Jon Wellinghoff, former chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
The Obama administration has already had considerable trouble replacing former FERC chair Jon Wellinghoff who departed in November 2013.