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    FERC’s Larry Gasteiger to Join PSEG as Federal Regulatory Policy Chief

    Larry Gasteiger, chief of staff at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, has been appointed as chief of federal regulatory policy at Newark, N.J.-based energy utility holder Public Service Enterprise Group. The energy company said Thursday Gasteiger will assume his new role in late October and will report to Tamara Linde, PSEG executive vice president and general counsel. “(Gasteiger’s) experience […] More

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    Chris Crane: Federal Regulators Green-Light Exelon, Pepco Merger

    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has cleared Exelon‘s proposed acquisition of power distribution company Pepco Holdings. “FERC’s approval is another step forward toward completing this transaction,” Chris Crane, president and CEO of Exelon, said Friday. The companies aim to merge their electric and natural gas utility operations in a bid to expand their footprint in […] More

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    FERC Chair Jon Wellinghoff: Federal Cyber Authority Over Utilities Needed

    It is up to Congress to give approval for new federal regulatory oversight of electric grid cybersecurity, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Chairman Jon Wellinghoff said Wednesday, according to The Hill newspaper. Wellinghoff made the remarks at a media event hosted by The Energy Daily in Washington, Zack Colman reports. He claimed he cannot confidentially communicate cyber […] More

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    FERC: Power Grid Security Certificates Should Have Shorter Terms

    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission recently responded to questions from top Senate lawmakers on cybersecurity standards for power grids, CNET reports. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.), chairman of the Homeland Security Committee, and Susan Collins (R-Maine), the panel’s senior Republican member, asked the agency to investigate industry standards for authentication and access to control systems. According to […] More

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