Environment & Energy Report

Trump Aims for New York in Latest Salvo Against Clean Energy (1)

Feb. 14, 2020, 7:40 PM

Federal regulators are set to make a decision on New York’s power market that could disrupt the state’s plans to reach its climate goals.

The U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has scheduled a meeting for Thursday to rule on a case filed by some generators who said the state’s policies were unfair because only clean-power producers received subsidies.

In December, FERC changed rules in another market -- PJM Interconnection LLC, which stretches from Washington, D.C. to Chicago -- in a way that props up fossil-fuel generators. Given that action, speculation is now rising that New York’s efforts to support...

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