December 8, 2023

Forward Capacity Market (FCM)

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NECA Conference Focuses on Changes to ISO-NE Capacity Market
Potential changes to ISO-NE's capacity market include updates to its resource capacity accreditation (RCA) methodology, along with prompt and seasonal capacity market formats.
Analysis Group Details Methodology of ISO-NE Capacity Market Study
Analysis Group outlined the methodology of its study of major changes to the structure of ISO-NE’s Forward Capacity Market (FCM) at the NEPOOL Markets Committee meeting.
NEPOOL Markets Committee Briefs: Aug. 8-10, 2023
New England wholesale market costs were significantly lower in the spring of 2023 compared to spring 2022 and 2021, the ISO-NE Internal Market Monitor told the Markets Committee.
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Discussion Continues on ISO-NE Capacity Market Changes
ISO-NE presented stakeholders the pros and cons of moving to a prompt and seasonal capacity market.
FCA 17 Sees Low Capacity Prices Stick Around
ISO-NE procured 31,370 MW in this year’s capacity auction, the grid operator said Friday.
Massachusetts Floats FCEM Proposal
The energy department of outgoing Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker left a gift on the governor’s last day in office: a Forward Clean Energy Market proposal.
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NECA Panelists Talk Capacity Market, DERs
A panel of energy experts took ISO-NE’s capacity market to task, lambasting the region’s Forward Capacity Market and offering ideas about how to improve it.
ISO-NE: FERC Delay Sets Back DER Capacity Market Participation
FERC’s delayed response to ISO-NE means that distributed energy resources won’t have a new way to participate in the grid operator’s next capacity auction.
Sunrun’s Virtual Plant Sees Success in ISO-NE Capacity Market
Sunrun is calling its first year in the ISO-NE capacity market a success after sending more than 1.8 GWh of energy back to the New England grid.
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FERC Investigation Faults ISO-NE in Capacity Market Fraud
ISO-NE violated its tariff in its handling of construction delays at a Boston-area generating plant, FERC said, slapping the RTO with a $500,000 fine.

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