generator interconnection agreement (GIA)
MISO signaled it's somewhat receptive to stakeholder ideas on loosening its commercial operation date deadlines in its generation interconnection queue.
MISO has compromised with stakeholders on a few details in its proposal to downsize the number of projects allowed in its generator interconnection queue.
MISO’s quarterly Board Week explored the reasons behind its growing number of generation projects that have the stamp of approval to connect to the system but remain unbuilt.
In light of stressed-out supply chains and a bogged-down study process, MISO has agreed to re-evaluate its rules around commercial operation dates in its interconnection queue.
MISO says it will file in October to put stronger obligations and more monetary risk on queue entry to weed out speculative generation projects and take pressure off its overcrowded interconnection queue.
MISO proposes megawatt limits on annual project proposals, tripled entry fees and escalating penalty charges in its quest to oust speculative projects and lighten its gridlocked interconnection queue.
MISO membership and executives last week discussed how to hasten the construction of more than 40 GW of generation projects that have permission to connect to the grid but haven’t been built.
FERC accepted an unexecuted facilities service agreement between SPP, Southwestern Public Service and Ponderosa Wind, finding it to be just and reasonable.
FERC denied Tenaska’s rehearing request over alleged curtailment of its Clear Creek Wind Farm, maintaining the company did not provide sufficient evidence.
FERC granted an Oklahoma solar project an extension of its commercial operation deadline while rejecting an Illinois wind project’s waiver request.
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