A new front opens in the solar wars.
The California Independent System Operator (ISO) and PacifiCorp announced that tariff amendments to expand the ISO's real-time energy scheduling market across multiple states in the West was approved by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). The new market, known as the energy imbalance market (EIM), is expected to increase resource efficiency, reduce costs and more effectively use renewable and conventional resources.
Imagining a new construct – an independent system operator for the distribution network.
Market manipulation versus the right to make a profit.
NV Energy filed a request with the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada (PUCN) seeking approval to participate in the California Independent System Operator Corporation's (ISO) energy imbalance market (EIM). Meanwhile, the California grid operator separately is asking the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to approve the implementation agreement with NV Energy.
New England’s proposed capacity market reform would force generators to ‘Be There or Else.’
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.