September 25, 2023
James Downing
D.C. Correspondent
James Downing has covered electricity for more than 15 years including at Restructuring Today/Power Markets Today and Congressional Quarterly. Before that he had a brief stint at a small daily newspaper in Massachusetts. He grew up in Maine. He is a Red Sox fan, pending the signing of Rafael Devers.

Recent Articles
FERC Directs J.P. Morgan to Declare Affiliations of Two Holding Firms
FERC issued an order that J.P. Morgan Investment Management qualified as an affiliate of Mankato Companies and IIF US Holding 2, through which it is tied to other firms including El Paso Electric.
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Déjà Vu as FERC, NERC Issue Recommendations over Holiday Outages
FERC and NERC called for completing winterization standards and strengthening natural gas infrastructure in response to widespread outages last Christmas.  
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NERC Reliability and Security Technical Committee Approves DER Research
The RTSC approved a whitepaper looking into the effects of distributed energy resources and their aggregations on the bulk power system.
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Dominion Energy Seeks Approval for Long-duration Storage Pilot
Dominion Energy asked Virginia’s State Corporation Commission to approve a long-duration energy storage pilot project testing two varieties of non-lithium-ion batteries.
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Report Extols the Benefits HVDC Lines Offer the Grid
A report released by ACORE and Grid United highlighted how Europe is using HVDC transmission lines to advance its decarbonization efforts and explained how the U.S. could do the same.
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