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FERC, NERC open inquiry into winter load event that stressed Midwest grids

FERC, NERC open inquiry into winter load event that stressed Midwest grids FERC and NERC routinely review load events that stress regional grids, like the 2014 Polar Vortex, to improve market rules and emergency procedures. This review, however, could take on special significance due to FERC’s open proceeding on grid resilience and the looming specter … Continue reading FERC, NERC open inquiry into winter load event that stressed Midwest grids

FERC lets PJM delay next capacity auction from May to August 2019

FERC lets PJM delay next capacity auction from May to August 2019 PJM’s capacity auction delay sets up a high-stakes battle this fall over the rules governing the largest electricity market in the U.S. Last month, state members of the Mid-Atlantic electricity market asked FERC to revisit its June decision invalidating capacity auction rules. FERC … Continue reading FERC lets PJM delay next capacity auction from May to August 2019

Governors’ coalition: FERC PJM capacity market order went too far

Governors’ coalition: FERC PJM capacity market order went too far Washington — Order targeted impact of renewable, nuclear subsidies FERC must let states choose own energy mix: coalition The Governors’ Wind & Solar Energy Coalition on Wednesday urged the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to abandon its plan to revamp the capacity market in PJM … Continue reading Governors’ coalition: FERC PJM capacity market order went too far

PJM can delay its 2019 capacity market auction for three months, says FERC

PJM can delay its 2019 capacity market auction for three months, says FERC New York — The US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Thursday granted PJM Interconnection’s request to delay its 2019 capacity market auction by three months in order to allow time to implement rule changes ordered by the commission to address the impact of … Continue reading PJM can delay its 2019 capacity market auction for three months, says FERC

After court decision, FERC backs IMM role in commission proceeding

After court decision, FERC backs IMM role in commission proceeding Washington — The US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has backed the right of the independent market monitor for PJM Interconnection to participate in commission proceedings, in the wake of a federal court decision that threw the IMM’s standing into question. The issue is important because … Continue reading After court decision, FERC backs IMM role in commission proceeding

Stakeholders Across the Spectrum Ask FERC to Reconsider Its PJM Capacity Market Ruling

Stakeholders Across the Spectrum Ask FERC to Reconsider Its PJM Capacity Market Ruling Clean energy advocates, power plant owners and states fear FERC overstepped its bounds in demanding a remake of country’s biggest capacity market. Power plant operators, environmental and consumer groups, and states covered by PJM Interconnection are asking the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission … Continue reading Stakeholders Across the Spectrum Ask FERC to Reconsider Its PJM Capacity Market Ruling

FERC approves SPP Resource Adequacy Requirement tariff revision effective July 1

FERC approves SPP Resource Adequacy Requirement tariff revision effective July 1 Houston — Southwest Power Pool can implement a Resource Adequacy Requirement program for its footprint, effectively requiring loads with insufficient resources to participate in bilateral capacity markets, as a result of a US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission order issued Tuesday. hen SPP implemented its … Continue reading FERC approves SPP Resource Adequacy Requirement tariff revision effective July 1

FERC Waves Red Flag Over Federal Power Act General Jurisdiction In ERCOT

FERC Waves Red Flag Over Federal Power Act General Jurisdiction In ERCOT On July 26, 2018, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued an otherwise routine order in AEP Energy Partners, Inc., 164 FERC ¶ 61,056 (Docket No. TX18-1-000). The order grants AEP Energy’s request under only FPA § 211 to provide transmission services in and … Continue reading FERC Waves Red Flag Over Federal Power Act General Jurisdiction In ERCOT

Footprint rejects FERC staff allegations of misleading ISO-NE on fuel supply

Footprint rejects FERC staff allegations of misleading ISO-NE on fuel supply Washington — Footprint Power is fighting back against allegations that it submitted false and misleading supply offers to ISO-New England in June and July 2013, arguing the grid operator always knew the limitations of its Salem, Massachusetts, power plant. “The commission should reject enforcement’s … Continue reading Footprint rejects FERC staff allegations of misleading ISO-NE on fuel supply