© 2019 by Titans of Nuclear. Produced by the Energy Impact Center: www.energyimpactcenter.org

In this episode, we discuss...

 

  • Kathleen Barron's background in nuclear and how she came to be Senior Vice President of Government and Regulatory Affairs at Exelon Generation

  • How the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) restructured the electricity industry to become more competitive

  • Assessing legal sustainability of changes to energy infrastructure

  • How FERC manages concerns related to market rates and environmental impacts

  • Regional impacts on the electrical grid energy balance and how clean energy is integrated

  • Decarbonization implications of producing the energy source versus energy extraction

  • Legal challenges of saving existing nuclear reactors from decommissioning

  • State influence on nuclear energy generation and financial implications of their decisions

Kathleen Barron

Senior Vice President of Government and Regulatory Affairs, Exelon Generation