July 19, 2024

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PJM MRC Briefs: April 25, 2024
The PJM Markets and Reliability Committee delayed voting on a proposal to establish a multi-scenario long-term transmission planning process to allow stakeholders to see what action FERC may take on regional planning.
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PJM MRC/MC Briefs: March 20, 2024
The PJM MRC rejected four proposals to rework how the RTO measures and verifies the capacity EE providers can offer into the market.
Counterflow: Texas Gifting — Still Yikes
Columnist Steve Huntoon remains wary of Berkshire Hathaway Energy's proposed 10 GW of emergency generation to solve Texas' resource adequacy issues.
CPV: Subsidies, not Gas Fears, Challenge for New Plants
Competitive Power Ventures celebrated the opening of its new Towantic Energy Center, an 805-MW combined cycle gas-fired power plant in Oxford, Conn.
New England Regulators Wary of ISO-NE Plans on Fuel Concerns
New England regulators agreed that their region faces a growing winter reliability challenge but expressed skepticism over ISO-NE’s proposed solutions.
MISO Winter Survey Shows Small Gas Improvements
Midwest gas-fired generators have made incremental improvements to ensure fuel supply over the past year, MISO stakeholders learned.
Coal, Oil Use Surges, Gas Prices Spike in Week-Long Arctic Blast
Grid operators turned to coal- and oil-fired generation as Arctic air sent temperatures plunging to record lows from the Great Plains to the Deep South.
NERC: Natural Gas Dependence Alters Reliability Planning
A NERC report finds that the grid’s dependence on gas-fired generation will require pipeline outages to factor more heavily into reliability planning.
NYISO Management Committee Briefs
At the NYISO Management Committee, the RTO said that it declared a major emergency on May 21 after the loss of 1,000 MW of generation in ISO-NE.
FERC Rejects $400,000 Fuel Bill from Dominion
FERC rejected Dominion Resources’ request to recover almost $400,000 in uncompensated costs incurred when it ran four dual-fuel units on fuel oil.

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