Bernard McNamee Plans to Leave FERC, but Not Without a Quorum

Jan 23, 2020 - Greentech Media
Board and Executive Moves

Bernard McNamee, the Trump administration-appointed Federal Energy Regulatory Commission commissioner who has voted to restrict clean energy in key grid regulatory decisions, has announced he will leave after his term ends in June — unless his departure leaves FERC without a quorum.

McNamee’s announcement came during FERC’s Thursday meeting. McNamee cited his personal life for the decision, saying “I love this job, but I love this family more.”

McNamee said he inten...