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More solar faster, predicts New England grid operator

More solar faster, predicts New England grid operator To help plan for future needs, grid operator ISO New England, Inc. is developing an updated forecast of solar photovoltaic project development in New England. In 2014, ISO New England developed its first multistate forecast of PV capacity growth. It based its 2014 PV forecast heavily on … Continue reading More solar faster, predicts New England grid operator

Pittsfield power plant vows to fight $5 million federal fine levied over alleged overcharging for power

Pittsfield power plant vows to fight $5 million federal fine levied over alleged overcharging for power PITTSFIELD — The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is seeking a $5 million fine against the owners of a Pittsfield power plant, claiming that Canada-based Maxim Power Corp. knowingly overcharged ISO-New England for power it generated during July and August … Continue reading Pittsfield power plant vows to fight $5 million federal fine levied over alleged overcharging for power

US Northeast #power sector’s 2015 #oil demand down 11% from 2014: ISO-NE

US Northeast power sector’s 2015 oil demand down 11% from 2014: ISO NE US Northeast power generators have burned through more than 630,000 barrels of oil so far this year, or about 9,400 b/d, down about 11% from the same period in 2014, the latest ISO New England data shows. Recent bouts of frigid temperatures … Continue reading US Northeast #power sector’s 2015 #oil demand down 11% from 2014: ISO-NE

New England generation fuel mix changes likely as Vermont Yankee nuclear plant retires

New England generation fuel mix changes likely as Vermont Yankee nuclear plant retires On December 29, 2014, Entergy shut down its Vermont Yankee nuclear facility after 42 years in service. Vermont Yankee had a capacity of 604 megawatts (MW), generating nearly five million megawatthours (MWh) of electricity per year since 2010. As the fifth-largest source … Continue reading New England generation fuel mix changes likely as Vermont Yankee nuclear plant retires

FERC Accepts Integration of Demand Response Into ISO-NE Market, Despite Uncertain Fate Of Order No. 745

FERC Accepts Integration of Demand Response Into ISO-NE Market, Despite Uncertain Fate Of Order No. 745 On January 9, 2015, FERC accepted proposed modifications to the ISO New England Inc. (“ISO-NE”) Transmission, Markets and Services Tariff (“Tariff”) designed to fully integrate demand response into ISO-NE’s wholesale energy and reserve markets. The Commission’s action comes several … Continue reading FERC Accepts Integration of Demand Response Into ISO-NE Market, Despite Uncertain Fate Of Order No. 745