The PJM Board of Managers won’t make its Dec. 1 target for filing the RTO’s Capacity Performance proposal with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, CEO Terry Boston told members last week. Continue Reading...
PJM stakeholders deadlocked for the third time Thursday on changes to the $1,000/MWh energy offer cap, leaving it to the Board of Managers to decide whether to seek Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approval of any changes. Continue Reading...
Duke Energy has filed a plan with North Carolina environmental agencies to remove millions of tons of coal ash from four of its sites in the state, the beginning of a massive coal ash remediation effort the company estimates will cost $3.4 billion. Continue Reading...
State-by-state compliance with the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed carbon emission rule would be almost 30% more expensive than a regional approach, according to preliminary results of PJM analyses.
In response to requests from several senators from both parties, the Department of Energy’s Inspector General has begun an investigation into the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Office of Enforcement.
A repeat of last winter’s polar vortex should not imperil the nation's power system, the North American Electric Reliability Corp. said last week. Meanwhile, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ordered RTOs and ISOs to file reports within 90 days on their efforts to ensure generators have adequate fuel.
gave final approval to a North American Electric Reliability Corp. standard on physical security without a provision that would have given FERC and other government agencies the ability to overrule transmission owners’ definition of “critical” facilities.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has ordered hearing and settlement procedures on MISO’s proposed cost allocation for the Presque Isle Power Plant, which would cause steep rate increases for residents in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.
Consolidated Edison of New York filed a complaint on Nov. 10 with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission stating its opposition to a cost allocation formula that PJM has devised for two transmission upgrades in northern New Jersey.
PJM should change its rules on pricing and scheduling of interface transactions to reflect changes in system conditions and eliminate the need to schedule physical transactions across seams, the RTO’s Independent Market Monitor says.
PJM is planning an effort to identify discrepancies among its governing documents, an initiative prompted by a lawsuit that officials say could have harmed the RTO’s credit rating and increased its insurance costs.
Republicans last week threatened to use oversight hearings and appropriations bills to blunt the Obama administration’s proposed carbon emissions rule after taking control of Congress in last week's elections.
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