Gas utilities and state commissions must work together to help preserve rates of return, encourage conservation, and lower customers’ bills.
Transmission 2000: Can ISOs Iron Out the Seams?
the experience of the Northeast ISOs. The difficult things to work through in the Midwest will be matters dealing with reciprocity of the rates and allocation of dollars to transmission, he says.
"In SPP, we sat through years of meetings to develop a regional tariff," he says.
Appril predicts that the Midwest ISO, SPP, and MAPP most probably will have common zonal pricing mechanisms and bilateral markets. Universal LMP models and central dispatch remain a more distant goal, he says.
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