November 30, 2023

Monitoring Analytics

Energy Harbor
FERC Delays Ruling on Vistra Purchase of Energy Harbor
FERC issued an order extending the time it has to review the proposed purchase of Energy Harbor by Vistra to next spring after several parties raised market concerns over the deal between two existing PJM generation owners.
Transmission Expansion Runs into an Old Debate: Planning vs. Markets
Market Monitors Joe Bowring and David Patton have doubts about the wisdom of large-scale transmission expansions, warning they may crowd out market solutions.
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PJM MIC Briefs: Sept 6, 2023
Voltus withdrew a demand response resource issue charge, while AEP and Dominion proposed a  capacity obligation issue charge.
Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Vistra’s Deal for Energy Harbor Runs into Opposition at FERC
Vistra Energy's deal to buy Energy Harbor ran into opposition at FERC, where parties argued it would harm Ohio's retail market and further concentrate PJM's wholesale market.
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PJM Stakeholders Discuss Monitor Contract Review
PJM stakeholders provided feedback to the Board of Managers on a potential review of the IMM contract during the Markets and Reliability Committee meeting.
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PJM MRC Briefs: April 26, 2023
The PJM Markets and Reliability Committee on Wednesday endorsed a new renewable dispatch structure proposed by the RTO and the Independent Market Monitor.
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Monitor Seeks Access to PJM Liaison Committee Meetings
PJM's IMM filed a complaint to FERC alleging that the RTO is in violation of its tariff by not permitting the Monitor to attend Liaison Committee meetings.
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PJM Monitor: Rise in Fuel Costs Led to Record-high Prices in 2022
Average PJM LMPs doubled to a record-high $80/MWh last year, driven mostly by coal and natural gas prices, the RTO’s Independent Market Monitor reported.
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PJM MRC/MC Briefs: Feb. 23, 2023
The PJM Markets and Reliability Committee endorsed an RTO proposal to increase the maximum number of bids a single corporate entity can enter into FTR auctions.
Judges Skeptical of Capacity Sellers in PJM Offer Cap Dispute
Generators faced skeptical questioning from D.C. Circuit judges in their bid to overturn PJM’s capacity offer cap rules.

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