July 13, 2024

inverter-based generation

ISO-NE Plans Working Group Reshuffle
ISO-NE is proposing a merger of two of its stakeholder working groups into the Emerging Technologies Working Group.
NERC, WECC Repeat Solar Performance Warnings
In a new report, NERC and WECC highlighted four solar power-related disturbances from last year and warned that such events are likely to occur more often.
NERC-ERCOT Report Reviews Texas Solar Issues
A new report from NERC and ERCOT highlights a number of failings among solar plants in Texas revealed by a voltage reduction incident in early May.
NERC Tries to Stay Ahead of the Curve on Batteries, Hybrids
Interconnection queues across the country are bursting with requests from battery energy storage systems (BESS) and hybrid power plants pairing storage with solar or wind. Because of their growing numbers and the differences in their operating characteristics from traditional synchronous generation, NERC issued a reliability guideline in March on the resources’ performance capabilities and how …
PJM MRC Briefs: May 28, 2020
The PJM MRC endorsed a proposal to allow market participants to use surety bonds as collateral for all market purposes except financial transmission rights.
ERCOT Briefs: Week of April 22, 2019
ERCOT staff and stakeholders are drafting protocol revisions to avoid a repeat of the cold-weather event that resulted in resources being forced to adjust their outage schedules.
NERC Standards Committee Briefs: April 17, 2019
The NERC Standards Committee unanimously approved the opening of a 45-day comment period on revised inverter rules in reliability standard PRC-024.
Changing Grid Calls for New Models, Mindset, Officials Say
Speakers at NERC’s biennial Reliability Leadership Summit talked about the impact of the new U.S. resource mix and distributed generation on the grid.
MISO Planning Week Briefs: Feb. 12-13, 2019
MISO will this year draw on three sets of contributors to create its load forecast for 2020 transmission planning.
NERC Standards Committee Briefs: Jan. 23, 2019
The NERC Standards Committee unanimously voted to authorize the standards drafting team to consider the retirements of more than 30 reliability standards.

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