June 25, 2024

generator interconnection agreement (GIA)

Consumers Energy
FERC Allows MISO Plan to Align Generator Replacement and Suspension Processes
With FERC’s blessing, MISO will synchronize its generator replacement process with its generation suspension and retirement process to give interconnection customers more flexibility.
MISO to Relax Commercial Operation Deadlines in Interconnection Queue
MISO plans to revise its rules around commercial operation dates to allow interconnection customers to begin operating about a decade after they first enter the queue.
EDP Renewables
FERC Rejects MISO Solar Farm Interconnection Agreement, TO Challenges Upgrades Ownership
FERC refused a MISO interconnection agreement for a Michigan solar farm while Commissioner Mark Christie used the order to point out "a defect" in the MISO Tariff.
EDP Renewables
MISO Somewhat Open to COD Allowances in Interconnection Queue Rules
MISO signaled it's somewhat receptive to stakeholder ideas on loosening its commercial operation date deadlines in its generation interconnection queue.
MISO Relaxes Proposal on Stricter Queue Ruleset
MISO has compromised with stakeholders on a few details in its proposal to downsize the number of projects allowed in its generator interconnection queue.
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MISO: Reliability Risk Upped by 49 GW in Approved but Unbuilt Generation
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.
The Boldt Co.
MISO to Assess Extending Queue’s COD Grace Period
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.
Alliant Energy
MISO Sticks with MW Caps, Higher Fees to Pare Down Queue Requests
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.
DTE Energy
MISO Aims for Manageable 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.
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MISO Awaiting Construction on 40 GW of Approved New Resources
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.

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