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July 20, 2024

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Talen Energy Deal with Data Center Leads to Cost Shifting Debate at FERC
Talen Energy’s deal to carve out capacity from its Susquehanna Nuclear Plant to serve a growing data center on its site drew protests at FERC from other parties who argued the deal and others like it could shift costs and threaten reliability. 
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FERC Approves LS Power Gas Plant Purchase Despite PJM Monitor’s Concerns
FERC approved LS Power’s purchase of an 810-MW natural gas plant in central Pennsylvania despite some qualms from PJM’s Independent Market Monitor. 
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PJM Consumer Advocates File Complaint on EE Market Design
Three state consumer advocates filed a complaint against PJM with FERC, alleging the RTO’s treatment of energy efficiency resources is unduly discriminatory and is not properly documented in its governing documents. 
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PJM Monitor Finds Markets Overall Competitive
Average load-weighted electricity prices in PJM fell by around half in 2023, the Independent Market Monitor said in its annual State of the Market Report.
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FERC Approves Vistra Purchase of Energy Harbor, Requires Divestment
FERC approved Vistra's purchase of Energy Harbor, which will allow Vistra to set up a new clean generation/retail firm while spinning off the combined firms' fossil plants into a separate subsidiary.
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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.
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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.
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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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