FERC Chairman Kelliher To Depart
On January 7, 2009, FERC Chair Joseph Kelliher announced his intention to step down from the Commission effective January 20, 2009. Kelliher, who was appointed by President Bush, served on the Commission for three and a half years. In a recently issued Press Release, OREC thanked Chairman Kelliher for his service as Chairman and his leadership in formulating policies to promote the emergence of a marine renewables technology in the United States. Here’s one of Chairman Kelliher’s statements regarding marine renewables from December 2006.