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July 23, 2024

Utility-scale Solar

EIA
Report Looks at Root Causes of Electric Rate Hikes
A new report says residential electric rates have been rising at a pace less than inflation in most states since 2010 and the clean energy transition is not driving the increase. 
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PURPA Case Offers FERC Early Glimpse of Post-Chevron World
FERC is getting an early taste of life without Chevron deference after the Supreme Court remanded a case involving the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act back to an appeals court.
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NJ Senate Energy Committee Backs PJM Interconnection ‘Skip’ for Solar
New Jersey’s Senate Environment and Energy Committee passed a bill supporters said would allow grid-scale solar projects of up to 20 MW to bypass PJM’s interconnection queue and connect to the grid through their local utility.
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MARC 2024 Displays Mixed Feelings on Transition Feasibility
The 2024 Mid-America Regulatory Conference showcased a tug-of-war of positivity and cynicism over meeting growing demand with a fleet that should evolve faster to meet clean energy goals.
Xcel Energy
Xcel Wins FERC Waiver of MISO Interconnection Rules on Coal-to-Solar Plan
FERC authorized an exception to MISO’s interconnection rights transfer process, allowing two Xcel Energy subsidiaries to cooperate on a replacement of a coal-fired plant with a solar farm.
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Renewable Developers Oppose Proposed ERCOT IBR Rule
Several renewable energy developers are opposing ERCOT stakeholders’ approval of a controversial rule change that would impose voltage ride-through requirements on IBRs.  
ERCOT
ERCOT TAC Endorses Rule for Inverter-based Resources
ERCOT stakeholders and staff came to an agreement on a rule change that imposes voltage ride-through requirements on IBRs.
FERC
FERC Forecasts High Temperatures, Flat Prices for Summer
This summer should bring high temperatures and electricity demand but flat power prices as cheaper fuel offsets heavy load, according to a FERC assessment.
NERC
NERC Summer Assessment Sees Some Risk in Extreme Heat Waves
NERC’s 2024 Summer Reliability Assessment found that every region has met its reserve margin targets but that many areas would face difficult operations in lengthy, widespread heat waves.
Eversource
Eversource Announces $500M Cut in Connecticut Investments
Eversource announced plans to reduce its investments in Connecticut by about $500 million over the next five years because of the “negative regulatory environment” at the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority.

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