November 30, 2023

Special Reports

Will DOE’s Transmission Needs Study Spur New Regional, Interregional Lines?
The study is intended to identify pressing transmission needs without offering specific solutions or taking into account federal and some state regulations.
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NE Stakeholders Support Developing Time-varying Rates
Energy leaders in New England are calling on the states to look at developing time-varying rates to reduce costs and environmental burdens.
Has Dynamic Pricing’s Time Come?
Price-responsive demand has long been supported by economists, but despite the significant investment in advanced meters, it has yet to take off.
Gordon van Welie Stares down Another Winter in Charge of ISO-NE
ISO-NE CEO Gordon van Welie talked to RTO Insider about this winter, the clean energy transition and his plans for the future after 20 years in charge.
PNNL: Communities Should Take Bigger Role in Coal Plant Closures
A report by the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory says that communities facing coal plant closures need to do a better job of preparing for the loss.
IEA Calls on World Leaders to Close Net-zero ‘Ambition Gap’
IEA released its annual World Energy Outlook a month earlier than usual as a guide for policymakers ahead of the U.N.'s Glasgow conference in November.
Biden Admin Announces New Tx Expansion Measures
The U.S. DOT issued guidance on working with its state counterparts to facilitate the use of existing highway rights of way for building transmission lines.
NY Preps Statewide GHG Emissions Report
New York officials held the first of three public hearings as they prepare the first annual report of statewide GHG emissions required by the CLCPA.
Report: Congress Should Pass a National Transmission Policy
A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine calls for an expanded role for federal leadership in transmission planning.
Drop in GHG Emissions Illusory, Advocates Warn
U.S. greenhouse gas emissions dropped by 9% in 2020, but experts say a repeat performance is unlikely.

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