May 20, 2024

generator retirements

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.
PJM PC/TEAC Briefs: Oct. 31, 2023
PJM stakeholders OK'd a manual change necessitated by the growth of data centers and heard reviews of multiple supplemental transmission projects.
PUCT Rules Against SWEPCO on Pirkey Retirement
Texas regulators OK’d SWEPCO’s fuel cost reconciliation for the retired Pirkey coal plant, but rejected an order that found the plant’s retirement prudent.
Admin Monitor
Texas PUC: 8.3 GW of Retirements ‘Ain’t Gonna Happen’
Texas regulators told ERCOT staff not to include scenarios assuming the loss of more than 8 GW of fossil generation as they develop a reliability standard.  
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.
Consumers Energy
MISO to File More Stringent Generator Retirement Study Process
MISO remains committed to beefing up and making information from its generation retirement studies more public.
NE Stakeholders Propose Retirement, Financial Assurance Changes
The NEPOOL Markets Committee will vote in January on two proposals to modify ISO-NE’s generator retirement rules.
PJM PC/TEAC Briefs: Aug. 10, 2021
PJM wants to modify the generator deliverability tests for light-load and winter periods as more renewable energy is set to come online.
CPUC Proposes Adding 11.5 GW of New Resources
The CPUC proposed requiring electric providers to procure 11.5 GW of new resources between 2023 and 2026 to meet the state’s reliability needs.
NARUC Report Examines California RA Problems
A NARUC report says California will need to use more advanced planning methods to ensure resource adequacy with an ever-growing reliance on renewables.

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