EEI Congratulates Newly Confirmed FERC Commissioners Mark Christie and Allison Clements

WASHINGTON (November 30, 2020) – Edison Electric Institute (EEI) President Tom Kuhn and EEI Executive Vice President Phil Moeller today issued the following statements congratulating Mark Christie and Allison Clements on their Senate confirmations for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).
"EEI and our member electric companies thank Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, and members of the Senate for confirming Mark Christie and Allison Clements as FERC commissioners,” said EEI President Tom Kuhn. “Both incoming Commissioners Christie and Clements bring valuable state and federal policy experience and expertise to FERC."

“I have known and worked with both Mark Christie and Allison Clements for many years, and given their knowledge and experience, I know they will serve the nation well as our energy grid undergoes a major transition,” said EEI Executive Vice President Phil Moeller. “We congratulate and look forward to working with them and with the rest of the Commission on the many key issues impacting EEI member companies and our customers, including necessary reforms in wholesale electricity markets; enabling the development of the transmission infrastructure needed to deliver more clean energy to customers; and continuing to focus on reliability and energy grid security.”

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