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On June 17, 2021, the Commission established a Joint Federal-State Task Force on Electric Transmission (Task Force) to formally explore transmission-related topics outlined in the Commission’s order.[1]  The Commission stated that the Task Force will convene for multiple formal meetings annually, which will be open to the public for listening and observing and on the record.[2]  The next public meeting of the Task Force will be held on Wednesday, February 28, 2024, starting at approximately 1:30 pm Eastern Standard Time.  The meeting will be held at the Westin Washington in Washington, DC.  Commissioners may attend and participate in this meeting.

The meeting will be open to the public for listening and observing and on the record.  There is no fee for attendance and registration is not required.  The public may attend in person or via Webcast.[3]  This conference will be transcribed.  Transcripts will be available for a fee from Ace Reporting, 202-347-3700.

As explained in the Establishing Order, the Commission will issue agendas for each meeting of the Task Force, after consulting with all Task Force members and considering suggestions from state commissions.[4]  The Establishing Order set forth a broad array of transmission-related topics that the Task Force has the authority to examine and will focus on topics related to planning and paying for transmission, including transmission to facilitate generator interconnection, that provides benefits from a federal and state perspective.[5]  All interested persons, including all state commissions, are hereby invited to file comments in this docket on agenda topics for the next public meeting of the Task Force by January 8, 2024.  The Task Force members will consider the suggested agenda topics in developing the agenda for the next public meeting.  The Commission will issue the agenda no later than February 14, 2024, for the public meeting to be held on February 28, 2024.


Topics: Transmission Siting:
Guest Speakers:
  • Gretchen Kershaw, Senior Advisor for Transmission, Grid
    Deployment Office, Department of Energy (DOE)
  • Jeffery Dennis, Deputy Director for Transmission, Grid Deployment
    Office, Department of Energy (DOE)


Commission conferences are accessible under section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.  For accessibility accommodations, please send an email to accessibility@ferc.gov or call toll free 1-866-208-3372 (voice) or 202-208-8659 (TTY), or send a fax to 202-208-2106 with the required accommodations.


Comments may be filed electronically via the Internet.[6]  Instructions are available on the Commission’s website, https://www.ferc.gov/ferc-online/overview.  For assistance, please contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or toll free at 1-866-208-3676, or for TTY, 202-502-8659.  Although the Commission strongly encourages electronic filing, documents may also be paper-filed.  To paper-file, submissions sent via the U.S. Postal Service must be addressed to:  Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Office of the Secretary, 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426.  Submissions sent via any other carrier must be addressed to:  Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Office of the Secretary, 12225 Wilkins Avenue, Rockville, Maryland 20852.


More information about the Task Force, including frequently asked questions, is available here:  https://www.ferc.gov/TFSOET.  For more information about this meeting, please contact:  Cameron Schilling, 202-502-8202, Cameron.Schilling@ferc.gov; or Sarah Fitzpatrick, 202-898-2205, sfitzpatrick@naruc.org.  For information related to logistics, please contact Rob Thormeyer, 202-502-8694, robert.thormeyer@ferc.gov.

[1] Joint Fed.-State Task Force on Elec. Transmission, 175 FERC ¶ 61,224 (2021) (Establishing Order).

[2] Id. P 4.

[3] A link to the Webcast will be available here on the day of the event: https://www.ferc.gov/TFSOET.

[4] Establishing Order, 175 FERC ¶ 61,224 at PP 4, 7.

[5] Id. P 6.

[6] See 18 C.F.R. § 385.2001(a)(1)(iii) (2022).


Event Details

Date and Time
  • Wednesday, Feb 28, 2024 (1:30 PM EST - 5:30 PM EST)
  • Westin Washington in Washington, DC
Point of Contact

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