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Last week's outages in ERCOT were on the minds of many witnesses at FERC’s technical conference on RTO/ISO credit practices. | FERC

Former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm was sworn in as the 16th secretary of energy on Thursday after the Senate confirmed her nomination, 64-35. | C-SPAN

The Carbon Capture Coalition is pushing Congress to provide a direct-pay option for the 45Q tax credit and extend the deadline for qualifying. | Carbon Capture Coalition

Fossil energy will continue to play a major role in the U.S., President Biden’s nominee for secretary of the Interior, Deb Haaland, told senators. | Rep. Debra Haaland via Twitter

The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a FERC ruling that found a 2016 merger had left three ITC Holdings subsidiaries no longer fully independent. | ITC

FERC Chair Richard Glick said he may seek new reliability standards to ensure better preparation for severe winter conditions following outages in Texas and the Midwest. | PowerOutage.US

FERC rejected Public Citizen's claim that CenterPoint Energy concealed $625 million equity investment from a hedge fund manager that brought new management on board. | CenterPoint Energy

FERC issued another Notice of Inquiry seeking comment on revising its policy on natural gas pipeline certificates and discussed electricity capacity markets. | Shutterstock

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