June 24, 2024

distributed energy resources (DER)

Paper Examines How to Properly Value DER Grid Contributions
The use of distributed energy resources can reduce grid costs, delay system upgrades, authors contend.
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MISO Offers 2-stage Plan for DER Aggregations in Markets
MISO hopes it can use a two-step approach to Order 2222 compliance, first using a demand response category in 2026, with full market participation of aggregations of distributed resources still on the RTO’s original 2030 timeline that FERC refused last year.
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MISO Members Mull Full Impact of DER Aggregations in Markets
MISO members pondered at Board Week over how quickly the full impact of Order 2222 will be felt across the footprint.
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NERC RSTC Briefs: March 12-13, 2024
NERC's Reliability and Security Technical Committee approved several standards actions at its first meeting of 2024.
SERC Highlights DERs, Extreme Weather Challenges in LTRA
SERC said in its Long-Term Reliability Assessment that continued active collaboration with registered entities and other stakeholders is needed to address growing reliability concerns.
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CPower Event Charts the Future of Virtual Power Plants
CPower hosted an event outside D.C. that charted the demand response's industry's evolution to a virtual power plant model that can help the industry manage the growing share of DERs coming onto the grid.
New York Scrambles to Maintain Momentum in Energy Transition

The groups charged with leading New York’s energy transition enter 2024 trying to build on momentum from in 2023 while recovering from its disappointments.

Retired NYISO COO Rick Gonzales Shares Stories from Long Career
When Rick Gonzales looks back on his more than two decades years at NYISO, two events stand out: the Northeast blackout in 2003 and Superstorm Sandy in 2012.  
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Minnesota PUC Tolerates Xcel Energy Cutting Off 20% of Distribution System Capacity
Xcel Energy is free to continue to apply a blanket, 80% limit on its distribution system following the Public Utilities Commission’s decision last week.
NYISO Stakeholders Balk at Proposed Day-Ahead Market for Demand Resources
NYISO stakeholders continued their criticism of the ISO’s effort to improve its demand response programs, saying it has inadequately addressed their concerns.

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