June 20, 2024

winter readiness

Texas RE
Texas RE: Resources’ Weatherization a Success
The Texas Reliability Entity says its latest regional assessment indicates weatherization activities since the disastrous February 2021 winter storm have paid off.
NYISO Stakeholders Approve LCRs for Upcoming Capability Year
The final locational minimum installed capacity requirements for NYISO zones G - J for the 2024/25 capability year were approved by stakeholders at the Operating Committee meeting on Jan. 18.
Texas Reliability Entity
Texas RE: Winterization Activities in ‘Good Shape’
The Texas Reliability Entity says ERCOT generators’ winterization efforts are in “pretty good shape” in preparing for a NERC cold-weather standard.
United States Energy Association
USEA Panelists Highlight Renewable Integration Challenges
As the transition to clean energy contributes to the risk of energy shortfalls, electric industry stakeholders say keeping the grid operating reliably will require new ways of thinking.
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PJM OC Briefs: Dec. 7, 2023
PJM reviewed changes in preparation for the winter season and urged generators to participate in Systems Operations Subcommittee calls ahead of storms.
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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.
ISO-NE Says Region Has Enough Resources for Upcoming Winter
ISO-NE forecasts peak demand of 20,269 MW under average weather conditions, and a 21,032-MW peak under below-average temperatures.
FERC Optimistic About Energy Markets This Winter
Higher-than-average temperatures in the U.S. could reduce electricity and natural gas demand and help prevent shortfalls this winter, FERC staff said in the commission's Winter Energy Market and Electric Reliability Assessment.
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ERCOT Cancels RFP for Additional Winter Capacity
ERCOT canceled its effort to procure 3,000 MW of additional capacity this winter after “limited response” resulted in 11.1 MW of offers.
NYISO Braces for the Coming Winter
NYISO will see improved transmission deliverability within its borders and with PJM this winter but reduced interchange with ISO-NE, stakeholders were told.

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