EEI Congratulates Newly Confirmed FERC Commissioner Willie Phillips

WASHINGTON (November 16, 2021) – Edison Electric Institute (EEI) President Tom Kuhn and EEI Executive Vice President Business Operations Group and Regulatory Affairs Phil Moeller today commented on the Senate confirmation of Willie Phillips as Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) commissioner.

"EEI and our member companies congratulate Willie Phillips on his confirmation as FERC commissioner,” said EEI President Tom Kuhn. “Commissioner Phillips brings valuable experience to FERC and is exceptionally qualified to serve in this role. I commend him for his continued dedication to public service and look forward to working with him. I also commend Senate Majority Leader Schumer and the Senate for recognizing the importance of having a full Commission and for moving quickly on his nomination.”

“I have known and worked with Commissioner Phillips for several years. He is an exceptional leader who will bring a wealth of experience to the Commission, which today may be busier than it ever has been before,” said EEI Executive Vice President Phil Moeller. “I look forward to our work together on the many issues impacting EEI’s member companies, including enhancing energy grid reliability and security and developing the critical infrastructure needed to deliver more clean energy to the customers and communities that we are so proud to serve.”

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