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FERC Takes Next Step on GMD Standard

FERC Takes Next Step on GMD Standard

FERC gave preliminary approval to the second stage of its reliability standard to protect the grid from geomagnetic disturbances (GMD).

FERC, NERC: Reserve Margins OK for Summer

FERC, NERC: Reserve Margins OK for Summer

FERC said it expects sufficient resources to meet peak electric demand this summer despite coal-fired retirements, while NERC approved its summer reliability assessment.

FERC Denies Rehearings on ROE Challenges

FERC Denies Rehearings on ROE Challenges

FERC said that the single-step discounted cash flow (DCF) analyses that it formerly used are adequate to support rate complaints made before it changed the rules.

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Electric Retailers Lament Obstacles

Electric Retailers Lament Obstacles

Electric retailers have made progress in moving away from the cutthroat price competition that shaved margins, but restrictions on billing and metering continue to be challenges.

No ‘Death Spiral’ for Utilities – for Now

No ‘Death Spiral’ for Utilities – for Now

At the New England Energy Conference and Exposition last week, industry experts said there is no evidence that distributed generation is leading to a “death spiral” for traditional utilities.

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Company Briefs

News briefs on companies and firms doing business with RTOs.

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Federal Briefs

News briefs on FERC and the federal agencies that impact RTOs.

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State Briefs

News briefs from the states within the footprint of RTOs.

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