Entries in FERC (23)

Tuesday
Nov142017

Register today! FERC Chair Neil Chatterjee to keynote the December 7 CLG meeting

The final New England Consumer Liaison Group (CLG) meeting of 2017 takes place on December 7, 2017, from noon-4:00 p.m. at the Seaport Hotel & World Trade Center in Boston. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Chairman Neil Chatterjee will give the keynote address. A panel will discuss The Future of Energy Storage in New England: What it Means for Customers. Panelists include: Christopher Parent, Director, Market Development, ISO New England; Judith Judson, Commissioner, Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources; Lewis Milford, President, Clean Energy Group; and Ted Ko, Director of Policy, Stem, Inc. Register today!

 

Wednesday
Nov012017

ISO-NE, NEPOOL, and PTO AC make joint filing regarding the interconnection clustering methodology 

Update 11/1/2017: FERC has issued its order accepting the interconnection queue clustering revisions. FERC rejected all protests and determined that the clustering revisions increase efficiencies, better inform the decisions of project developers, and allow project developers to share the costs of the upgrades necessary to accommodate their interconnection. By allowing interconnection requests to be studied in a cluster, the clustering revisions should provide a means to relieve the queue backlog in northern and western Maine, which is one of the primary obstacles to interconnections in that region. 

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Monday
Oct022017

Consumer Liaison Group discusses FERC Order 1000 and hosted VT governor at September 2017 meeting

The Consumer Liaison Group held its most recent quarterly meeting on September 7, in Woodstock, VT. The meeting featured special guest speaker Phil Scott, Governor of Vermont (pictured left); an update from ISO New England; and a panel discussion, New England Transmission in a FERC Order 1000 World: Where Are We?

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Thursday
Aug242017

US Senate approves FERC nominees

The US Senate confirmed the nominations of Neil Chatterjee and Robert Powelson on August 3, 2017, restoring a quorum to FERC for the first time since early February. Both were sworn in the following week, and President Trump named Commissioner Chatterjee as temporary Chairman on August 10.

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Tuesday
Feb212017

ISO-NE files comments as part of proposed FERC rules on energy storage

Comments highlight grid operator’s support of proposal goals

ISO New England filed comments with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on February 13, 2017, in response to the commission’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR), which is aimed at better integrating emerging energy storage technologies and distributed energy resources into organized wholesale electric markets.

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Friday
Jan132017

FERC accepts market changes to accommodate energy storage in ISO-NE energy markets

The changes, which go into effect December 2018, provide greater flexibility for new storage technologies to participate in the wholesale electricity marketplace

On December 9, 2016, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) accepted changes to ISO New England’s market rules to allow energy storage to participate as dispatchable resources in the Day-Ahead and Real-Time Energy Markets, while continuing to participate as alternative technology regulation resources (ATRRs) in the Regulation Market.

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