State & Regional

Moonwater Capital
PUCN Sets Framework for NV Energy’s EDAM Participation
As NV Energy moves forward with plans to join CAISO’s Extended Day-Ahead Market, Nevada regulators have laid out a framework for how the company can seek approval for EDAM participation.
© RTO Insider LLC
Moody’s: ‘Scars Remain’ as New York’s Economy Recovers
The economic forecasts for both New York state and the U.S. are reasonably healthy, stakeholders learned at NYISO’s annual Spring Economic Conference. 
ERCOT
ERCOT Board of Directors Briefs: June 17-18, 2024
ERCOT’s Board of Directors has passed one contentious protocol change and tabled another that have divided stakeholders and staff and led the IMM to argue against the heavy use of ECRS.
Aurora Energy Research
Report Shows Wide Range of Data Center Demand Scenarios for Virginia
Growing demand from Northern Virginia’s Data Center Alley could outpace the power industry’s ability to keep up, according to a new report by Aurora Energy Research.
Xcel Energy
Texas Supreme Court Rules for ERCOT, PUC During Uri
The Texas Supreme Court ruled ERCOT and the Public Utility Commission were within the law when they raised wholesale prices to more than 300 times above normal during Winter Storm Uri.
D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals
DC Circuit Upholds NYISO 17-year Amortization Rule
The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld FERC’s approval of a key NYISO capacity market price determinant that the state utility regulator says could raise costs by hundreds of millions of dollars per year. 
UniSource Energy
Critics Call out Ariz. Commission for ‘Troubling’ Precedent
Arizona regulators are under fire for decisions on the expansion of a UNS gas-fired plant and third-party IRP audits.
Basin Electric Power Cooperative
FERC ALJ Lambastes Basin Electric’s Business Practices
A FERC administrative law judge found that Basin Electric Power Cooperative improperly included the costs of a for-profit gasification business in its wholesale electricity rates.
TerraPower
Bill Gates’ TerraPower Breaks Ground on Advanced Nuclear Plant
TerraPower broke ground on its Natrium reactor demonstration project in Wyoming, making it the first advanced reactor to enter construction.
ERCOT
ERCOT TAC Endorses Rule for Inverter-based Resources
ERCOT stakeholders and staff came to an agreement on a rule change that imposes voltage ride-through requirements on IBRs.

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