July 23, 2024

transmission congestion

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MISO Monitor Spotlights Congestion Fixes, Market Mismatches in 2023
MISO’s Independent Market Monitor debuted six new market recommendations this year as part of his annual State of the Market report.
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Transmission Coalition to Fight for Expanded Grid
A new coalition launched to push transmission expansion, while a recent paper put some numbers on how expanding the grid can impact different companies' profits - both positively and negatively.
Federal Court Rules in Favor of Transource Congestion Project in PJM
A federal court overturned Pennsylvania regulators’ rejection of the Independence Energy Connection, but the project’s fate depends on a PJM benefit-cost analysis.
National Grid Renewables
Renewable Developers Challenge MISO’s Lower Congestion Limit
A group of renewable developers lodged a complaint at FERC over MISO’s pursuit of a smaller system impact threshold on interconnecting generation.
DC Circuit Sides with FERC on Alleviating Spiking Prices in Virginia
The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit sided with FERC, upholding its decision to suspend PJM's transmission penalty factor when it was driving up prices in Virginia.
Berkeley Lab
Do Batteries or Transmission Produce Greater Benefits?
A new Berkeley Lab report weighs the benefits of storage versus transmission for wind and solar projects.
Grid Strategies
Grid Strategies Reports Spiking Congestion Costs
The cost of transmission congestion doubled in organized electricity markets between 2020 and 2021, rising by billions of dollars, according to Grid Strategies.
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Decarbonizing New York: Chicken and Egg Proposition
New York’s conundrum is how to ensure grid reliability and resilience as it calls for fossil fuel resources to be replaced by intermittent resources.
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FERC Approves PJM Proposal to Reduce Congestion Penalty During Grid Upgrades
FERC approved a PJM proposal to allow it to reduce the TCPF under a set of circumstances that PJM argued becomes punitive to load without providing any benefit.
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MISO, SPP Identify Hotspots for Smaller Interregional Tx Projects
MISO and SPP say they have plenty of constrained flowgates that could become candidates for smaller, cross-border transmission projects.

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