James Downing
D.C. Correspondent
James Downing has covered electricity for more than 15 years including at Restructuring Today/Power Markets Today and Congressional Quarterly. Before that he had a brief stint at a small daily newspaper in Massachusetts. He grew up in Maine. He is a Red Sox fan, pending the signing of Rafael Devers.

Recent Articles
Biden Names 3 Nominees to Give FERC 5 Members Again
President Biden announced three FERC nominees, which would bring the agency back to a full complement of five members even after Commissioner Allison Clements leaves.
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Manchin, Phillips Discuss Expanding the Grid at NARUC
Both FERC Chairman Willie Phillips and Sen. Joe Manchin want to pass policies this year that speed up the roll out of transmission, they said at the NARUC conference.
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AEU Grades ISO/RTO Queues as Order 2023 is Implemented
Advanced Energy United has released a scorecard that ranks the seven domestic ISO/RTOs on their generator interconnection processes, finding room for improvement in every one.
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RTOs Jointly Call for Improved Gas-electric Coordination
ISO-NE, MISO, PJM and SPP released a report calling for improvements to the coordination of the electric and natural gas systems.
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Dominion Sells 50% of Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind to Stonepeak
Dominion Energy reported earnings of $2 billion in 2023 and announced that it has closed on an equity partner for its Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project. 
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