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Tag Archives: ISO/RTO

FERC Allows Electric Storage Participation in Wholesale Markets; Sets Technical Conference for Distributed Energy Resource Aggregation

Posted in FERC
Electric Storage On February 15, 2018, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC” or “Commission”) issued a final rule (Order No. 841, the “Order”) requiring each independent system operator (“ISO”) and regional transmission organization (“RTO”) to adjust their tariffs to better accommodate energy storage resources. Eligible storage facilities include any “resource capable of receiving electric energy… Continue Reading

Trump Track: FERC Rejects DOE Coal/Nuclear Rule Proposal But Initiates A New One

Posted in FERC, Trump Track
On January 8, 2018, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC” or “Commission”) issued an order declining to conduct a rulemaking proposed by Department of Energy Secretary Rick Perry to that would create rate incentives for the coal and nuclear industries (“Proposed Rule”). The Proposed Rule would have required FERC-jurisdictional Independent System Operators (“ISOs”) and Regional… Continue Reading