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Talen Energy
PJM Rejects Storage as Alternative to Brandon Shores RMR
PJM is rejecting a study suggesting it could avoid extending the life of the Brandon Shores generator by installing storage and reconductoring several lines.
Constellation Energy
Constellation Reports Strong Financials, Bright Nuclear Future
Constellation reported strong 2023 earnings and projected strong growth in large part due to its nuclear fleet.
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PJM MRC/MC Briefs: Feb. 22, 2024
A group of demand response providers in PJM proposed adding two hours to the availability window that binds when the resource can be deployed by the RTO.
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PSEG Awaits Federal Nuclear Plant Tax Credits
PSEG still is waiting to hear from the Treasury Department on the rules on the Production Tax Credits that are part of the Inflation Reduction Act.
AEU
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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PJM Seeking Expedited Approval of Energy Efficiency Changes
PJM proposed changes to how it measures and verifies the capacity contribution of energy efficiency resources, drawing concerns the RTO is moving too fast to implement changes ahead of the next capacity auction.
Hydro-Québec
Québec, New England See Shifting Role for Canadian Hydropower
With the days of endless cheap hydropower in Québec coming to an end, and the Northeastern U.S. hoping to rapidly scale up intermittent renewables, the two regions may be forced to fundamentally reconsider the role of hydropower on the grid. 
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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.
Three Mile Bay Fire Company
Insurer: Majority of BESS Failures are in First Two Years
A new report indicates battery energy storage system failures are ramping up with the spread of the technology, and most often occur in new systems. 
Entergy
Entergy Highlights Data Center and Industrial Load Growth in Q4 Earnings
Executives focused on Entergy’s booming industrial load growth during a year-end earnings call Feb. 22.

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