MISO’s capacity auction shortfall has nearly doubled its probability of load shedding in its Midwest region, prompting discussion of must-offer requirements.
MISO claims that Order 841 compliance would postpone the launch of a new market platform. FERC didn't buy that argument.
MISO’s leadership has offered additional justification on its request to delay until 2025 incorporating energy storage resources into its markets.
Clean energy advocates are contesting MISO’s request for another extension to comply with FERC Order 841.
MISO stakeholders were shocked to learn that the RTO needs another few years to allow energy storage to participate in its markets.
FERC asked MISO to remove or defend its requirement that distribution utilities and load-serving entities report real-time grid injections and withdrawals to be compliant with Order 841.
FERC found that CAISO, ISO-NE and MISO had largely complied with Order 841, but it ordered changes to some of the grid operators’ proposed tariff revisions.
MISO plans to have a market participation model for energy storage resources in place by 2021, having filed a request for delay of FERC’s deadline.
MISO will ask for another year to comply with FERC Order 841, saying the intricacy and expense of incorporating storage is greater than anticipated.
FERC issued deficiency letters to all six jurisdictional RTOs and ISOs over their proposed energy storage rules, pressing for definitions, tariff citations and other details.
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