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Updated PJM #MOPR Proposal

Updated PJM MOPR Proposal Overview and objective PJM proposes to clearly define Buyer-Side Market Power (BSMP) and to prohibit and mitigate the exercise of BSMP through the minimum offer price rule (MOPR) and/or referral to FERC, as further described below. The approach outlined herein will maximize transparency and market confidence while ensuring PJM and the … Continue reading Updated PJM #MOPR Proposal

FERC Issues Show Cause Order Directing #GreenHat_Energy to Respond to Market Manipulation Claims

FERC Issues Show Cause Order Directing GreenHat Energy to Respond to Market Manipulation Claims On May 20, 2021, FERC issued a Show Cause Order directing GreenHat Energy, LLC (“GreenHat”) and its owners to show why they did not violate the Federal Power Act, FERC’s regulations, the PJM Interconnection, L.L.C. (“PJM”) Tariff, and the PJM Operating … Continue reading FERC Issues Show Cause Order Directing #GreenHat_Energy to Respond to Market Manipulation Claims

Central Pa. landowners relieved as #PUC rejects controversial powerline project: ‘We fought hard’

Central Pa. landowners relieved as PUC rejects controversial powerline project: ‘We fought hard’ Hundreds of landowners in York and Franklin counties received notice from the state on Monday telling them their land is no longer part of a utility dispute. Last Thursday, the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission voted 4-0 to reject a controversial overhead powerline … Continue reading Central Pa. landowners relieved as #PUC rejects controversial powerline project: ‘We fought hard’

Improving Transmission Planning in SPP, MISO, and PJM

Improving Transmission Planning in SPP, MISO, and PJM A comprehensive review of regional and interregional transmission planning in the Great Plains, Midwest, and Mid-Atlantic released last week shows how the current processes in and between regional transmission organizations (RTOs) are impeding the development of low-cost renewable power. The analysis from Concentric Energy Advisors, commissioned by … Continue reading Improving Transmission Planning in SPP, MISO, and PJM

New report finds SPP, MISO and PJM transmissions need overhauled to accept more renewable energies

New report finds SPP, MISO and PJM transmissions need overhauled to accept more renewable energies Plains, Midwest, and Mid-Atlantic shows how the current processes in and between regional transmission organizations (RTOs) are impeding the development of low-cost renewable power. The analysis from Concentric Energy Advisors, commissioned by the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) as … Continue reading New report finds SPP, MISO and PJM transmissions need overhauled to accept more renewable energies

FERC Grants Complaints, Directs Further Briefing on PJM Capacity Market Default Offer Cap

FERC Grants Complaints, Directs Further Briefing on PJM Capacity Market Default Offer Cap On March 18, 2021, FERC granted two consolidated complaints alleging that the default offer cap in PJM Interconnection, L.L.C.’s (“PJM”) capacity market is unjust and unreasonable because the Expected Performance Assessment Intervals input, set at a value of 360 12-minute intervals (30 … Continue reading FERC Grants Complaints, Directs Further Briefing on PJM Capacity Market Default Offer Cap

Midwest transmission morass: A 100% clean power warning?

Midwest transmission morass: A 100% clean power warning? A first-of-its-kind transmission line proposed to help move Midwest wind energy east to the nation’s largest electricity market was designed to avoid pitfalls that dog similar projects. Instead of building a network of steel lattice towers and overhead wires, developers behind the 350-mile Soo Green HVDC Link … Continue reading Midwest transmission morass: A 100% clean power warning?

New Jersey regulators partner with PJM in offshore wind transmission planning

New Jersey regulators partner with PJM in offshore wind transmission planning The SAA is a pathway for states to contract for the transmission facilities they will seek in the future for specific energy targets. Transmission developers will be able to submit proposals to PJM to address the need for infrastructure to add 7.5 GW of … Continue reading New Jersey regulators partner with PJM in offshore wind transmission planning