April 21, 2024

planned outages

CAISO Readies RA Enhancements for Summer
A stakeholder initiative to help ensure resource adequacy and avoid energy emergencies this summer is headed to the CAISO Board of Governors.
MISO RASC Briefs: Oct. 9, 2019
MISO's Resource Adequacy Subcommittee discussed delaying deliverability requirement changes, limiting extended planned outages and deadlines for the PRA.
MISO Eases New Rules on Extended Outages
MISO has softened a proposal to crack down on long-term outages from capacity resources, granting some wiggle room for outages taken in the summer.
MISO to Limit Capacity Resource Extended Outages
MISO has proposed limiting extended planned outages to fewer than 90 days to qualify for participation in its Planning Resource Auction.
Stakeholders: MISO System Fix Too Late for Summer
MISO’s effort to improve a key communication system will come too late to smooth summertime emergency procedures, stakeholders complained.
ERCOT Generators Upset over Early March Weather Event
ERCOT market participants grilled staff over the grid operator’s requests duriing an early March cold-weather event that did not require emergency actions.
FERC OKs MISO Outage Scheduling Rules, DR Testing
FERC granted MISO permission to implement the remaining two proposals in its three-part short-term resource availability and need project.
MISO Exploring Outage Modeling Revamp
MISO said it will explore whether to alter its long-term planning models to factor in expectations for an increased number of outages.
MISO Files New Planned Outage Rules
MISO filed new requirements on outage coordination despite the fact that some stakeholders still aren’t entirely sold on the plan.
Stakeholders Press MISO for Flexibility in Outage Proposal
Until MISO files changes to implement stricter requirements for planned outage notification, stakeholders offered alternatives softening the proposal.

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