Utilities traditionally have met renewable portfolio standards with power purchases from IPPs. But new approaches are allowing utilities to build their rate bases with investments in solar...
Solar Hype and Hope
Utility-scale projects suffer growing pains.
we erroneously stated that American Electric Power had left the Midwest ISO to become a member of the PJM regional transmission organization (RTO). In fact AEP decided not to join the Midwest ISO upon the dissolution of the proposed MISO rival, the Alliance RTO, and instead joined PJM.
In the printed version of the January 2011 “ People” department, we stated that Calpine named Thad Hill CEO. In fact he was named COO.
Fortnightly regrets these errors, and has corrected them in the online versions of the respective articles.