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July 29, 2015 By Cheryl Kaften

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) ruled on July 22 that, pending a high court decision, demand response (DR) and energy efficiency (EE) providers should have an equal place at the table in PJM Interconnection’s capacity market.

On the heels of that mandate, PJM voted at its Market and Reliability Committee meeting on July 23 to delay two upcoming transitional capacity auctions, in order to give sufficient preparation time to the non-generator resources. The regional transmission organization (RTO) for the Mid-Atlantic/Midwest said that the transitional auctions previously planned for July 27 and August 3 would now be scheduled in the weeks “following the base residual auction for the 2018/2019 delivery year” on August 10-14.

Read the full article at Energy Manager Today.