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PJM continues trying to untangle subsidized resources from its capacity market

PJM continues trying to untangle subsidized resources from its capacity market New York — As PJM Interconnection prepares to file tariff revisions with federal regulators regarding changes to its capacity market structure designed to address subsidized resources, stakeholders Tuesday discussed PJM’s plan, along with how to handle New Jersey’s recently enacted nuclear subsidy law. he … Continue reading PJM continues trying to untangle subsidized resources from its capacity market

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

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

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

Potential federal power plant subsidies complicate PJM capacity market rulemaking

Potential federal power plant subsidies complicate PJM capacity market rulemaking PJM doesn’t want to fight over ‘every single tax code provision’ The issue of how to define and address subsidies to power generation resources that participate in PJM Interconnection’s capacity auctions proved to be a challenge Wednesday when stakeholders met to discuss capacity market rule … Continue reading Potential federal power plant subsidies complicate PJM capacity market rulemaking

Vehicle-to-grid could be ‘capacity on wheels’ for electricity networks

Vehicle-to-grid could be ‘capacity on wheels’ for electricity networks “There are already many Gigawatt-hours of batteries on wheels”, which could be used to provide balance and flexibility to electrical grids, if the “ultimate potential” of vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology could be harnessed. That’s according to a panel of experts and stakeholders convened by our sister site … Continue reading Vehicle-to-grid could be ‘capacity on wheels’ for electricity networks

ERCOT supply tightness, strong PJM capacity market boost #NRG earnings: CEO

ERCOT supply tightness, strong PJM capacity market boost NRG earnings: CEO Houston — Tight supply conditions in the Electric Reliability Council of Texas and disciplined capacity market bidding in the PJM Interconnection contributed to significant NRG Energy year-over-year earnings growth in the second quarter of 2018, CEO Mauricio Gutierrez said Thursday. In NRG Energy’s second-quarter … Continue reading ERCOT supply tightness, strong PJM capacity market boost #NRG earnings: CEO

PJM CEO: Grid operator will respond to FERC capacity market order within 60 days

PJM CEO: Grid operator will respond to FERC capacity market order within 60 days The PJM Interconnection will respond within 60 days to a landmark order from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission finding its capacity market unjust and suggesting major changes, CEO Andy Ott told Utility Dive. FERC last month rejected two proposals from the … Continue reading PJM CEO: Grid operator will respond to FERC capacity market order within 60 days

FERC Nixes PJM ’s Fixes for Capacity Market Besieged by Subsidized Resources

FERC Nixes PJM’s Fixes for Capacity Market Besieged by Subsidized Resources In a 3–2 decision, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) rejected approaches filed by PJM Interconnection to reform its capacity market, whose integrity and effectiveness has been increasingly and “untenably threatened” by state subsidies for preferred generation resources, the federal regulatory body acknowledged. The … Continue reading FERC Nixes PJM ’s Fixes for Capacity Market Besieged by Subsidized Resources