May 21, 2024


ISO-NE Predicts 10% Increase in Peak Demand by 2033
ISO-NE is predicting that New England’s peak load will increase by about 10%, and electricity consumption by 17%, by 2033, according to its 2024 Capacity, Energy, Loads and Transmission report.
ISO-NE Decreases Its 10-year Peak Load Forecast
ISO-NE is decreasing its peak load projections slightly for the next 10 years due to slower-than-expected EV adoption, managed charging programs and changes to its modeling of partial building electrification.
ISO-NE Sees Little Shortfall Risk for 2032
ISO-NE anticipates little risk of energy shortfall in the summer of 2032.
Texas PUC
ERCOT, PUC Repeat Call for Dispatchable Generation
ERCOT and the Texas PUC say there is not enough dispatchable generation to meet peak demand this summer, forcing the grid to rely on renewables.
FERC Approves PJM Capacity Auction Date Changes
FERC approved PJM's revised schedule for the upcoming Base Residual Auctions, incremental auctions and the associated pre-auction deadlines.
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MISO Moves to Restrict Emergency Commitments
MISO has proposed prohibiting some resources from using an emergency commitment status in its markets in order to have wider access to its committed capacity.
Vistra Energy
California Can Get By Without More Gas, Energy Commission Says
The California Energy Commission updated its midterm reliability analysis for 2022-2026, concluding California has enough capacity without adding fossil fuels.
Southern Power
ERCOT Mothballed Resources Return to Year-round Ops
Three generating units with 226 MW of capacity, previously mothballed on a seasonal basis, are returning to year-round service in the ERCOT market.
First Solar
California Renewables Could Cover 813,000 Acres
California’s push to 100% clean energy by 2045 will require an area roughly the size of the cities of Los Angeles, San Diego and San Francisco combined.
Utah Office of Energy Development and S&P Global Market Intelligence
Study Shows RTO Could Save West $2B Yearly by 2030
The development of a single RTO covering the U.S. portion of the Western Interconnection could save $2 billion a year in energy costs by 2030, study says.

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