After considering the matter in several proceedings since 1991, the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has decided to permit the state's utilities to include in rates the full cost of...
the system operators to do their jobs, they've got to have information on power transactions(emwhere do they fall in priority order(emso if something needs to be curtailed, they can determine what action will pose the least problems for everybody."
Gorzelnik told me that NERC would continue to develop policy at the joint engineering and operating committee meeting scheduled for March 10-14, and at its board of trustees meeting coming up in May. To further explain the tagging procedure, NERC's system operator subcommittee planned a series of five workshops(emin Atlanta, Houston, Minneapolis, San Diego and Philadelphia(embeginning in late April and concluding in early June.
So what did Gorzelnik think? Was NERC moving too fast or too slow?
"Hey. We get as many arrows from the front as we're getting from the back."
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