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FERC gives nod to ISO-NE’s installed capacity requirement calculation for FCA 13

FERC gives nod to ISO-NE’s installed capacity requirement calculation for FCA 13 Washington — ISO New England will need to procure a net value of at least 33,750 MW during a forward capacity auction slated for February to meet the reliability requirements of the region for 2022-23, according to a Federal Energy Regulatory Commission order … Continue reading FERC gives nod to ISO-NE’s installed capacity requirement calculation for FCA 13

#AEP seeks 1.2 GW of wind proposals, nearly six months after canceling $4.5B #Wind_Catcher

AEP seeks 1.2 GW of wind proposals, nearly six months after canceling $4.5B Wind Catcher Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO), a subsidiary of American Electric Power (AEP), on Tuesday launched a request for proposals (RFP) for up to 1.2 GW of wind generation. The utility wants to see the projects in operation by December 2021, … Continue reading #AEP seeks 1.2 GW of wind proposals, nearly six months after canceling $4.5B #Wind_Catcher

Entergy completes nuclear power plant sale as it exits market

Entergy completes nuclear power plant sale as it exits market Entergy says it completed the sale of its shuttered Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant to NorthStar Group Services, as the company takes another step toward exiting from the merchant power utility business. ETR calls the sale “a first-of-its-kind in the nuclear power industry – a … Continue reading Entergy completes nuclear power plant sale as it exits market

Remembering #Duke_Energy ‘s Jim #Rogers: A ‘Cathedral’ Thinker

Remembering Duke Energy’s Jim Rogers: A ‘Cathedral’ Thinker The unexpected death last month of James E. (Jim) Rogers at the age of 71 left the energy sector bereft of one of the boldest leaders in its history. Rogers, a CEO in the electric utility and natural gas industry for 25 years, amassed a jaw-dropping track … Continue reading Remembering #Duke_Energy ‘s Jim #Rogers: A ‘Cathedral’ Thinker

2019 US renewable generation additions expected to far outpace gas: EIA

2019 US renewable generation additions expected to far outpace gas: EIA Cheaper prices of natural gas and renewable energy have impacted the competitiveness of more traditional generation fuels. Renewable additions are projected to more than double gas in 2019. Last year, natural gas capacity additions outpaced renewable energy additions for the first time since 2013. … Continue reading 2019 US renewable generation additions expected to far outpace gas: EIA

ERCOT reserve margin declines further as municipality pulls Texas coal peaker

ERCOT reserve margin declines further as municipality pulls Texas coal peaker A month ago, ERCOT officials warned that unpredictable weather and a declining reserve margin were creating uncertainty for the grid operator and increasing the chance that rolling blackouts might be required in the summer months. Now, with the loss of Gibbons Creek, the grid … Continue reading ERCOT reserve margin declines further as municipality pulls Texas coal peaker