In keeping with its winter estimates from previous years, MISO said it could run into trouble in January should it experience high load or high outages.
ERCOT surprised market participants with an announcement that it plans to increase operating reserves by requesting an additional 3,000 MW of capacity to shore up the grid for the upcoming winter.
ISO-NE increases 10-year summer and winter peak load predictions, with big gains coming from electrified heating and transportation.
ISO-NE’s revised load forecast sees slower growth in the next few years because of economic turbulence, followed by accelerating growth from electrification.
December’s winter storm and early February’s cold snap challenged the New York grid, but they did not cause any emergencies, NYISO told the Operating Committee.
ERCOT says it is prepared for a polar blast that is expected to bring sub-freezing temperatures to Texas this weekend.
The ISO's latest seasonal assessment shows it has more than 87 GW on hand to meet a forecast peak demand of 67.4 GW this winter.
Gas supply to Eastern New York could be limited during freezing weather because demand may exceed interstate pipeline capacity, NYISO’ stakeholders were told.
MISO expects to easily navigate normal winter conditions with its firm supply but said a worst-case winter storm in January could exhaust emergency reserves.
December contained unexceptional load and growing energy prices, according to MISO's monthly operations report.
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