Trying to fix mandatory capacity markets like trying to win whack-a-mole, Part I
A response to the ‘Following FERC’ column by Bruce Radford in our April 2016 issue.
How exactly does a retail energy marketer use the spread as a hedging device?
Explaining timing risks and magnitude risks.
Regulatory and rate proceedings at FERC can be time consuming and expensive, but this hurdle can be overcome.
FTRs make hedging possible, but can PJM ensure full funding without playing favorites?
The rule works in the direction of more regulation to hamper innovation and counteracts incentives the rule creates.
Vitriol is to exploit the public’s inclination to favor solar to make utilities pay an exorbitant political price to have policy decided on the merits.
Transmission cost allocation when electrons and benefits move in different directions.
Two new laws that may have escaped attention by the industry have the potential to dramatically change the grid security landscape