April 17, 2024

reliability support services agreement (RSSA)

Cayuga Coal Plant in Jeopardy
The future of the Cayuga coal-fired generator is in jeopardy following the state’s Public Service Commission’s rejection of a natural gas repowering plan.
NYPSC OKs Ginna Deal
New York regulators OK'd a contract to keep the struggling R.E. Ginna nuclear power plant operating through March 2017.
Cuomo, NRG in Spat over Dunkirk’s Closure
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has accused NRG Energy of reneging on an agreement to repower the shuttered Dunkirk coal-fired power plant.
Transmission, REV Dominate NYISO’s Landscape
Transmission upgrades dominated activity in the NYISO footprint in 2015 and promise to occupy headlines in 2016.
Ginna Lifeline to End in 2017; Profits After ‘Unlikely’
The R.E. Ginna nuclear plant and Rochester Gas & Electric have reached an agreement to provide a financial lifeline for the plant through March 2017, 18 months earlier than originally proposed.
Blackstone Seeks Two Coal-fired Plants in New York
Riesling Power LLC is asking state and federal regulators for expedited approval to buy two coal-fired power plants in western New York.
Ginna Agreement Reached; to be Filed by Sept. 23
The operator of the R.E. Ginna nuclear plant in western New York has reached an agreement to keep the financially stressed generator operating.
Cayuga Power Plant Repowering Opposed
The owner of the Cayuga power plant near Ithaca last week filed its second revised proposal to repower the 312-MW facility from coal to natural gas.
NRG Plant Closures Could Impact Reliability in NY
The New York PSC asked NYISO to perform reliability studies in western New York after NRG Energy announced it was retiring one coal plant and suspending plans to convert another to natural gas.
NYPSC Approves 5.2% Ginna Rate Surcharge
The NYPSC approved a temporary surcharge while a final agreement to keep the R.E. Ginna nuclear plant operating is hammered out.

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