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FERC Finds ISO-NE’s Tariff May Not Adequately Address Fuel Security Concerns

FERC Finds ISO-NE’s Tariff May Not Adequately Address Fuel Security Concerns On July 2, 2018, FERC denied ISO New England Inc.’s (“ISO-NE”) request for waiver of its Transmission, Markets, and Services Tariff (“Tariff”) and instituted a Federal Power Act (“FPA”) section 206 proceeding because, according to FERC, the Tariff may be unjust and unreasonable. Specifically, … Continue reading FERC Finds ISO-NE’s Tariff May Not Adequately Address Fuel Security Concerns

Grid resiliency and energy storage bill passes Massachusetts House

Grid resiliency and energy storage bill passes Massachusetts House BOSTON — Clean energy storage could get a boost under grid resiliency legislation approved by the Massachusetts House of Representatives on Thursday. Among other things, H.4739 instructs the Department of Energy Resources to study the feasibility of mobile battery storage systems. Such systems could take the … Continue reading Grid resiliency and energy storage bill passes Massachusetts House

FERC Thwarts ISONE ’s Attempt to Keep #Mystic Gas Units Online

FERC Thwarts ISO-NE’s Attempt to Keep Mystic Gas Units Online The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on July 2 denied ISO-New England’s (ISO-NE’s) request for a tariff waiver to keep two gas-fired units—a total capacity of 1,700 MW—at Exelon’s Mystic Generating Plant in Boston, Massachusetts, running to address “fuel security risks.” The commission instead gave … Continue reading FERC Thwarts ISONE ’s Attempt to Keep #Mystic Gas Units Online

Sunshine is the best disinfectant for secrecy at New England Power Pool

Sunshine is the best disinfectant for secrecy at New England Power Pool Secret regional tribunals with the ability to drive billions of dollars in infrastructure investments, concerning a service that few people can live without, are something of a rarity here in New England. But I happen to be a member of such a body: … Continue reading Sunshine is the best disinfectant for secrecy at New England Power Pool