renewable technology resource (RTR) exemption
FERC has a number of paths it could take with ISO-NE's filing proposing a transitioned MOPR removal.
The NEPOOL Markets Committee signed off on a plan to delay the elimination of ISO-NE’s MOPR, which the RTO abruptly threw its support behind.
ISO-NE has proposed maintaining its MOPR for the next two capacity auctions and eliminating it for FCA 19, with RTR exemptions of 700 MW over that period.
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NEPOOL stakeholders and ISO-NE continue to work on eliminating the MOPR from the capacity market, discussing multiple proposals on transitional mechanisms.
ISO-NE’s 15th annual Forward Capacity Auction cleared with prices ranging from $2.48/kW-month to $3.98/kW-month.
FERC defended its CASPR order, which permitted ISO-NE to create a 2-stage capacity auction to accommodate state renewable energy procurements
FERC denied CPower’s two waiver requests to allow its seven summer-only distributed solar demand capacity resources to participate in ISO-NE’s FCA 14.
ISO-NE's 2020 Forward Capacity Auction cleared at a record low of $2/kW-month, a nearly 50% drop from the $3.80/kW-month in 2019.
Connecticut regulators hosted a public hearing to examine whether ISO-NE’s wholesale electricity markets are geared to serving clean energy objectives.
The results of ISO-NE’s Forward Capacity Auction 13 became effective “by operation of law” because FERC was unable to muster a quorum.
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