May 18, 2024

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MISO Says Rigorous Accreditation Key to Managing Future Market Ops, Reviews Mostly Calm Winter
MISO’s imminent filing for a new capacity accreditation is a crucial first step to get ready for a more complex and challenging future, executives told attendees during March Board Week.
NYISO Recounts Mild Winter
The Operating Committee was briefed on one of NYISO’s most humdrum winters, characterized by high temperatures, low gas prices and below-average loads.
We Energies
MISO Holds Steady in Mid-Jan. Storm with Help from Wind
MISO dodged the need for emergency procedures during a mid-January cold blast that brought consecutive days of subzero temperatures to the Midwest.
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MISO Expecting Quiet Winter
MISO leadership predicted adequate supply paired with a temperate winter at the final Board Week of the year.
MISO: Possibility of Winter Emergency in January
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.
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ERCOT Searching for 3 GW of Winter Capacity
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 Peak Load Forecasts
ISO-NE increases 10-year summer and winter peak load predictions, with big gains coming from electrified heating and transportation.
ISO-NE draft 2023 Capacity, Energy, Loads, and Transmission report
ISO-NE Expects Slower, Then Faster, Load Growth
ISO-NE’s revised load forecast sees slower growth in the next few years because of economic turbulence, followed by accelerating growth from electrification.
NYISO Battered but not Bruised this Winter
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.
Xcel Energy
ERCOT Briefs: Week of Dec. 12, 2022
ERCOT says it is prepared for a polar blast that is expected to bring sub-freezing temperatures to Texas this weekend.

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