November 30, 2023

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Minnesota PUC Mulls Lifting Ban on Aggregated DR in Wholesale Markets
Minnesota regulators discuss whether it's time to lift a 13-year ban on aggregators of retail customers bidding demand response into wholesale markets.
U.S. Courts
Appeals Court Denies Review of SPP Z2 Charges
The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals has dismissed a review petition filed by petition by Xcel Energy and Kansas Electric Power Cooperative over FERC’s rejection of their rehearing requests related to SPP’s filed rate doctrine.
MISO Trims Minnesota Line Route in JTIQ Portfolio
MISO has shortened one of the 345-kV lines contained in its $2 billion Joint Targeted Interconnection Queue portfolio with SPP, which will lower costs.
FERC Partially Approves PSCo’s Queue Changes
FERC partially approved Public Service Company of Colorado's rules to streamline interconnection by limiting the number of speculative projects in the queue.
Xcel Energy
Xcel: Nuclear Water Leaks’ Costs ‘not Material’
Xcel Energy says repair costs for two radioactive water leaks since last November at its Monticello nuclear plant “were not significant.”
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SPP Briefs: Week of March 26, 2023
FERC OK'd Public Service Company of Colorado's request to participate in SPP’s Western Energy Imbalance Service market while ordering a market analysis.
Form Energy
Xcel to Pilot Long-duration Storage at Retired Sites
Xcel Energy plans to pilot long-duration storage systems at two of its retiring coal plant sites, part of an accelerated timeline to transition away from coal.
Xcel Energy
Xcel Energy to Quit Burning Coal in 2030
Xcel Energy said that it will cease to deal in coal nationwide by 2030 with the accelerated retirement of a Texas coal plant.
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Suitors Line up for AEP’s Unregulated Renewable Assets
Wall Street has reacted to earnings releases from AEP, NextEra Energy and Xcel Energy by increasing their share prices in the following days.
Report Faults Top Firms on Emission Incentives for CEOs
Many large greenhouse gas emitters incentivize their executives insufficiently or not at all to reduce those emissions, a corporate watchdog group reported.

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