In some states, transmission projects have slowed to a halt as regulators attempt to substitute their own need determinations for those of RTOs. The federal framework encourages cooperation, but...
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Federal policy trumps state siting authority.
In the Pacific Northwest, you either spill water or spill wind.
APPA questions the benefits attributed to organized power markets.
Mississippi draws a line in the sand.
A new twist on an old doctrine.
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.”