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June 13, 2024

NERC Summer Reliability Assessment

WECC
WECC Flags Hydro in BC, SW Heat as Potential Summer Concerns
Extreme heat in the Desert Southwest and low hydro in the Northwest could pose reliability problems for the Western Interconnection this summer, although the region doesn’t face an alarming risk for grid emergencies, WECC officials said.
NYISO
Stakeholders Scold NYISO on Messaging Ahead of Summer
Stakeholders scolded NYISO for using the wrong figure in a press release on its summer capacity assessment, saying it suggested capacity margins would be tighter this summer than expected.
NERC
NERC Summer Assessment Sees Some Risk in Extreme Heat Waves
NERC’s 2024 Summer Reliability Assessment found that every region has met its reserve margin targets but that many areas would face difficult operations in lengthy, widespread heat waves.
NERC
NERC Expecting Tight Summer Conditions
The ERO says the grid could face challenges during periods of extremely high temperatures this summer.
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Overheard at NARUC Summer Policy Summit 2023
NARUC's annual Summer Policy Summit attracted more than 1,000 attendees for discussions on understanding and preparing for the challenges that lie ahead.
WECC
WECC Says Summer Looks Better with Caveats
The Western summer reliability outlook is better than in recent years, but shortfalls could arise because of supply chain problems or scarce imports, WECC says.
NERC
NERC Warns of Summer Reliability Risks Across North America
Most regions of the North American grid remain at elevated risk of supply shortfalls this summer, NERC said in its 2023 Summer Reliability Assessment.
NERC 2022 Summer Reliability Assessment
West, Texas, Midwest at Risk of Summer Shortfalls, NERC Says
Drought, wildfires, plant retirements and transmission outages have elevated the risk of supply shortfalls in the West, Texas, MISO and SPP, NERC said.

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