Each state and province maintains a public utilities commission or other body to regulate utilities within its jurisdiction. Commissions typically oversee utilities' rates and services, and mediate disputes between utilities and ratepayers.
NYSRC approved a rule establishing minimum interconnection standards for large inverter-based resources in order to address a 120-GW bottleneck in NYISO's interconnection queue.
The Hawaii PUC approved HECO's resilience plan to harden the grid against wildfires and other natural threats.
Ohio and Pennsylvania lawmakers met in Columbus for a hearing on the future reliability of the PJM grid, quizzing RTO and industry insiders on the role states can have in maintaining resource adequacy.
NYISO briefed the committee on an upcoming white paper to propose updates to the ISO’s resource adequacy modeling.
After four rounds of voting, the New York State Reliability Council Executive Committee approved a 22% IRM for 2024/25, up from 20% for the previous year.
MISO CEO John Bear and PJM CEO Manu Asthana expressed concerns about gas-fired resources retiring prematurely at NARUC's Annual Meeting in California.
The New York State Reliability Council OK'd interconnection standards for inverter-based resources larger than 20 MW.
FERC hosted a senior EPA staffer and heard from the industry and states on how the environmental regulator's latest proposal to cut carbon emissions from power plants will impact grid reliability as it is implemented.
The NYSRC Executive Committee approved the modeling assumptions for its 2024/25 installed reserve margin requirement study base case and discussed potential cap-and-invest updates.
Green Mountain Power proposes to move some power lines underground and give customers in certain areas battery systems for storm resilience.
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