July 23, 2024

consumer advocacy

Rebecca Beaulieu
State Ratepayer Advocates Discuss Role in Energy Transition

Consumer advocate representatives from all six New England states convened to discuss their role in the transition off fossil fuels.

New England’s New Gen Giant Sees Future in Hydrogen, Not Renewables
JERA Americas, which just bought up a significant portion New England’s energy generation, doesn’t see its decarbonization future in renewables, its CEO said.
No Coal, No Gas
Climate Activists Take Over Small Piece of ISO-NE
Activists organized by No Coal No Gas flooded the RTO's Consumer Liaison Group meeting to elect a slate of candidates to its coordinating committee.
FERC Approves New England Generation Deal Over Competition Objections
Federal regulators signed off on a Japanese company’s plan to buy three gas-fired generators in New England, despite opposition from consumer advocates.
Entergy Mississippi
Mississippi PSC Audit Questions MISO Membership
The Mississippi Public Service Commission is using an audit of MISO membership to question whether Entergy Mississippi should remain among the RTO’s membership, attracting blunt criticism from several renewable energy organizations.
PJM Reserve Price Formation Issue Charge Approved
PJM stakeholders narrowly approved an issue charge to examine the RTO’s operating reserve demand curve and transmission constraint penalty factors.
Members Endorse Charter for PJM PIEOUG
Members of PJM’s Public Interest and Environmental Organizations User Group unanimously endorsed a new charter for the stakeholder body.
Consumer Advocates Upset with Pick for ISO-NE Board
Stakeholders are complaining about the nominating process for former Maine PUC Commissioner Mark Vannoy's appointment to ISO-NE’s board.
Retiring CAPS Head Dan Griffiths Feted at Annual Meeting
Dan Griffiths, who is stepping down as executive director of the Consumer Advocates of the PJM States, was feted at the PJM Annual Meeting.
Public Interest Groups Cry Foul over Technical Conference, RTO Transparency
Public interest groups say they were shut out of last week’s FERC technical conference on tensions between state energy policies and wholesale markets.

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