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Supreme Court Ruling a Win for Clean Energy


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Supreme Court Ruling a Win for Clean Energy

WASHINGTON - Today, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision that ensures that a critically important clean energy resource will continue to provide key benefits in our wholesale energy markets. It decided that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has the authority to remove barriers to “demand response” programs, which compensates consumers for reducing their power use at certain times to help balance supply and demand on the power grid, and that FERC’s landmark demand response rule reflects reasoned decision making.

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