Fortnightly Magazine - May 2021

FERC Jurisdiction Over Energy Contracts in Bankruptcy

Concurrent Jurisdiction is the Answer

This article puts forth a practical resolution of this issue – and the one currently favored by FERC – which is for the bankruptcy courts and FERC to share jurisdiction over matters related to wholesale energy contracts during Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings.

Go Big and Local with Clean Energy

For Post-COVID Recovery

Addressing this triple impetus – a pandemic-hobbled economy, an over-heated planet, and poorly-addressed social equity issues – can begin immediately if we go big and go local.