July 18, 2024


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TOs, Consumer Groups Clash over RTO Adder
Transmission owners told FERC that limiting the RTO participation adder would reduce grid investments while ratepayers called the proposal long overdue.
WIRES Study IDs Economic Impact of RTO Tx Projects
Transmission projects that have been approved by RTOs or recommended to regulators would boost GDP by $42 billion, according to industry trade group WIRES.
Panel: Grid Planners Must Abandon Silos for Renewable Future
Grid planners must abandon narrow categorizations of transmission projects to allow broader cost allocation, speakers at WIRES meeting said.
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UPDATED: FERC Proposes to Narrow RTO Incentive
FERC voted to approve a supplemental NOPR that would scale back a transmission rate adder designed to encourage utilities to join RTOs.
FERC Ends Trump Era with a Busy Agenda
FERC spent its last open meeting during President Trump’s tenure welcoming a new member and rejecting proposed orders by outgoing Chairman James Danly.
Tx Incentive NOPR Leaves Many with Sticker Shock
FERC’s proposed new approach to awarding transmission incentives drew some support but also generated much sticker shock among stakeholders.
California PUC Calls FERC Transmission Incentive Plan ‘Atrocious’
California Public Utilities Commission members criticized FERC’s proposal to double its transmission incentive adder and make the adders easier to get.
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FERC Proposes Increased Tx Incentives
FERC proposed a new approach to awarding transmission incentives and a doubling of the adder for participating in an RTO.

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