Statement on Confirmation of Willie Phillips as FERC Commissioner

WASHINGTON, D.C. – NERC congratulates Willie Phillips on his confirmation as FERC’s newest commissioner. Phillips served as chair of the D.C. Public Service Commission and previously as assistant general counsel to NERC from 2010 to 2014.

“Willie has a distinguished career as an energy lawyer and regulator, said Jim Robb, NERC president and CEO. “He brings a deep understanding of the reliability challenges facing the transforming electric grid to the Commission. We are very proud that his expertise — including his time at NERC — has been recognized at the national level.”​

Posted On: 11/17/2021