The trouble with treating grid projects as market players in New York’s capacity auction.
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
How state-sponsored planning can fit with FERC’s capacity markets.
The experts do battle over capacity market design.
Understanding the new mosaic of commodities trading regulations.
Meeting the just-and-reasonable standard in a time of change.
The design framework for a California Independent System Operator (ISO) energy imbalance market (EIM) received approval from the ISO board of governors. The EIM will allow western grid operators, known as “balancing authorities”, to voluntarily participate in a real-time energy market that enhances grid reliability and responsiveness, effectively integrates renewable power and saves wholesale energy costs. The ISO’s first EIM partner, PacifiCorp, has been working with the ISO to prepare for implementing the market expected to go live on October 1, 2014.
Regulators weigh interest rate climate and future Fed policy in setting allowed return on equity.
How NIPSCO feels leaned on.
Northern Indiana Public Service, the MISO member sandwiched between PJM’s Ohio territory and its noncontiguous Chicago outpost, feels particularly aggrieved by the failure of the MISO-PJM Joint Operating Agreement, approved by FERC in 2004, to facilitate cross-border grid projects to relieve constraints along the ragged and interlaced seam that separates the two regions.
Not just ‘all of the above,’ but ‘how much of each?’