Grid operators push for more time on EPA plan Achieving the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan requires more time, more regional cooperation and a “carbon price” — a de facto economic penalty for power plant carbon emissions — state utility commissioners were told yesterday. Four senior power grid executives offered assessments of key engineering and … Continue reading Grid operators push for more time on EPA plan
First real polar vortex of season hits U.S. GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (MEDIA GENERAL) – The term “polar vortex” may be overused, misused and confusing. But, the reality is, this week, it is real. Much of the country will be wrapped up in the first real polar vortex of this winter season this weekend. After last … Continue reading First real polar vortex of season hits U.S.
MISO real-time load 91,475 (08:25), tomorrow forecasted morning peak 94,090
FERC Approves SPP/MISO Protocols Aimed At Managing Seams Congestion On January 22, 2015, the Commission conditionally approved Southwest Power Pool’s (“SPP”) proposed “Market-to-Market” coordination protocols with the Midcontinent Independent System Operator (“MISO”), and, among other things, made determinations on several key issues relating to the protocols that were examined during a technical conference held in … Continue reading FERC Approves SPP/MISO Protocols Aimed At Managing Seams Congestion