November 30, 2023

Portland General Electric (PGE)

© RTO Insider LLC
Plan Seeks to Boost Prospects for New Transmission in the West

The Western Power Pool floated a plan to revamp transmission planning in the West to spur development of the kind of large-scale transmission projects FERC’s Order 1000 has failed to produce.

© RTO Insider LLC
Stakeholders: Pathway Initiative Offers ‘Fresh Look’ at Western Market
Western stakeholders expressed enthusiasm for the West-Wide Governance Pathway Initiative but called for more transparency in developing a regional market.
DOE Awards $26M to Clean Energy Technology Projects
The Department of Energy says it will fund eight projects to demonstrate how solar, wind, storage and other clean energy resources can support the grid.
Has Dynamic Pricing’s Time Come?
Price-responsive demand has long been supported by economists, but despite the significant investment in advanced meters, it has yet to take off.
© RTO Insider LLC
Experts Discuss ‘Public’ Part of PSPS
Utilities shared ways to narrow the impact of public safety power shutoffs — and convince customers of the need for them — at the WIEB Wildfire Meeting.
© RTO Insider LLC
Western RA Program Secures First ‘Binding’ Phase Participants
Nearly a dozen utilities committed to joining the “binding” iteration of the Western Resource Adequacy Program, with more expected to sign on later this month.
© RTO Insider LLC
Utilities Grapple with Increasingly Distributed Power System
System operators need better visibility as the grid transitions to a more distributed power system, experts told GridWise Alliance's gridCONNEXT 2022.
CAISO Reports High Energy Prices in Q4
A CAISO market report says high natural gas prices drove a 50% run-up in electricity costs in Q4 2021, hitting the Western Energy Imbalance Market as well.
© RTO Insider LLC
Clean Energy, Equity Goals to Reshape Oregon IRP Process
Oregon regulators began a proceeding to determine how to incorporate ambitious clean energy and social equity goals into utility resource planning.
© RTO Insider LLC
Oregon IOUs Seek to Nix Wildfire Plan ‘Joint Inspections’
Oregon IOUs are asking state regulators to alter key provisions in a newly proposed set of rules designed to bolster utility wildfire mitigation plans.

Want more? Advanced Search