On Thursday, FPL Group, Inc. (“FPL”) announced that former FERC Chairman Joseph T. Kelliher will serve as the company’s Executive Vice President, Federal Regulatory Affairs. The newly created position will have Kelliher oversee all of FPL’s federal energy regulatory policy matters. Kelliher will report directly to FPL’s Chairman and CEO.

Kelliher joined the Commission on November 20, 2003 and served as its Chairman from July 9, 2005 until January 22, 2009. It is unknown at this time when Kelliher will begin his new job at FPL.