FERC commissioners expressed alarm over forecasts of potential supply shortfalls this summer in the West, ERCOT, MISO and SPP.
Faced with a capacity supply shortage in 2022/23, MISO is considering broadening its generator retirement studies to consider resource adequacy.
ISO-NE was forced to wait several weeks to publish the results of the capacity auction because of uncertainty surrounding the Killingly Energy Center.
The NEPOOL Markets Committee considered changes to ISO-NE's retirement and financial assurance rules.
ISO-NE CEO Gordon van Welie said his concerns about New England’s ability to keep the lights on continue to grow despite enacted market rule changes.
NERC warned that faster than expected coal and nuclear plant retirements could jeopardize reliability if grid operators are not prepared.
FERC Commissioner Cheryl LaFleur and several stakeholders expressed concern Tuesday that “fuel war” partisans could weaponize NERC’s coming analysis on the impact of a dramatic increase in coal and nuclear plant retirements.
Generation reserve margins might drop if coal and nuclear units retire sooner than anticipated, according to the preliminary findings of a NERC study.
The MISO Planning Advisory Committee discussed new communication prohibitions, BPM revisions and changes to the MTEP futures process.
PJM generating companies that deactivate or transfer ownership of units in their fleet will have to revise their reactive power rates or explain why they have decided not to to FERC.
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