You might have thought the Feds closed the book on any broad, region-wide sharing of sunk transmission costs—especially after FERC ruled last spring in Opinion No. 494 that PJM could stick with...
on whether the shortage exists only in the eastern part of the ISO's control area, or statewide.
Thus, some say that the New York scheme should do a better job of distinguishing between honest economic scarcity rents in areas of true supply deficit, versus high prices in other areas that might well stem from withholding, gaming, or market manipulation.
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