May 21, 2024

Polar Vortex

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ACORE Panelists: Resilient Tx Needed for Severe Weather
Major transmission construction will help the grid tolerate increasingly severe weather, panelists said at a recent ACORE webinar.
Déjà vu for Winterization Standard?
Regulators’ call for a generator weatherization requirement faces an uphill battle if history and feedback at last week’s MRC meeting is any indication.
Mich. PSC Urges Changes After Winter Emergency
The Michigan PSC called on DTE and Consumers to step up measures to head off supply emergencies like the one that arose this past winter.
MISO Reliability Subcommittee Briefs: Feb. 27, 2019
In the wake of its Jan. grid emergency, MISO pledged to further study generation cutoffs in extreme temperatures and improvements to its load forecasting.
MISO Details ‘Uncertainty’ Behind Winter Max Gen Event
MISO managed its eighth maximum generation event in six years last month despite the difficulty of pulling together the forecast leading up to the episode.
PJM Weathers Arctic Blast
PJM survived last week’s arctic blast with slightly elevated outages and two periods of shortage pricing, officials said.
MISO Maintains Reliability Through Arctic Midwest Temps
Record-breaking cold brought multiple appeals for conservation from utilities in the northern portions of MISO's footprint.
Cold Snap Halts DER Talk as MISO Calls Max Gen Event
A dangerous cold snap spurred a maximum generation event and knocked out power to MISO’s Carmel, Ind., offices on Wednesday.
Consumers Energy
MISO Gets 5th Winter Waiver of Offer Cap
Midcontinent ISO now has a fifth wintertime waiver of its $1,000/MWh offer cap in hand after FERC approved the RTO’s request on Nov. 16.
Monitoring Analytics
Duke, ODEC Rebuffed on Polar Vortex Gas Refunds
The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that FERC was justified when it denied the Duke Energy's and ODEC's reimbursement requests in 2015.

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