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Rebecca Shelton


Washington, D.C.
202 585 6911 direct

Rebecca represents municipally-owned utility clients in electric rate proceedings before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).

She is actively involved in FERC proceedings primarily regarding wholesale transmission rates, including representing clients in FERC settlement negotiations and hearing processes. She also provides guidance to clients related to issues arising under the Federal Power Act and the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act. Rebecca has experience advising clients with respect to power purchase agreements for purchases from renewable resources certified as Qualifying Facilities.

In addition to practicing before FERC, Rebecca assists clients in complying with North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) Reliability Standards and monitors the NERC standards development process.

Prior to joining Thompson Coburn, Rebecca served as a law clerk in the Office of Administrative Law Judges at FERC, where she assisted in electric, natural gas, oil pipeline, and enforcement hearing and settlement proceedings.