Despite the variable nature of the resource, wind can be managed so that it will not impair the reliability of a utility system. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission proposed a rule that would...
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PUR Guide 2012 Fully Updated Version
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Large grids can integrate more wind—without major burdens.
PJM and MISO ran from the altar once before. Now there’s talk of a shotgun wedding.
The legality of state ROFR laws under FERC Order 1000.
FERC and CFTC begin sharing information to target market manipulation in the energy industry.
Electric M&A: The merger with PSE&G may herald a new industry structure, squarely at odds with regional markets.
The smart grid and the slippery business of setting industry standards.
Bruce W. Radford
Bruce W. Radford is publisher of Public Utilities Fortnightly.
“Quite frankly,” argues PJM, “a finding that smart grid standards are always voluntary is shortsighted.”