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Demand Growth Takes Center Stage at NARUC Summer Policy Summit
The return to demand growth in the electric power industry has been a major theme this year, and it dominated the discussion at NARUC's Summer Policy Summit.
MISO
MISO Closing in on Final, $25B LRTP; Monitor Repeats Reservations
MISO’s $25 billion, mostly 765-kV long-range transmission package for the Midwest region is nearing finalization, while the Independent Market Monitor continues to doubt the necessity of the projects.
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Michigan Utilities Call for Opt-Out on MISO DER Affected System Studies
A band of Michigan utilities wants the option to decline MISO’s affected system-style studies on distributed energy resources.
MISO
MISO: Hurricane Beryl Caused Electrical Island in Texas
MISO said damage wrought from Hurricane Beryl triggered an overnight electrical island in a Southeastern Texas load pocket.
Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs
Panelists Call for a More Holistic Approach to Advanced Transmission Tech in Mass.
Panelists at a forum convened by the Massachusetts Executive Office of Federal and Regional Energy Affairs said advanced transmission technologies will be essential to limiting transmission costs.
Shutterstock
Utilities Seek Rehearing in FERC Interconnection Funding Proceedings
A group of utilities have filed for rehearing of a show cause order FERC issued in June that could change the practice of who pays for interconnection lines at four ISO/RTOs.
Entergy
Clean Energy Orgs Push Entergy Players to Consider Broader Cost Allocation
Clean energy nonprofits continued to try to persuade Entergy and MISO South state commissioners to embrace a broader view of cost allocation for an upcoming long-range transmission portfolio the RTO intends for the subregion.
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CPUC Works to Revamp Tx Permitting Rules
California regulators are overhauling rules regarding the permitting of transmission projects, and one proposal suggests creating a shortcut for projects already approved in a CAISO transmission plan.
PJM
PJM PC/TEAC Briefs: July 9, 2024
The PJM Planning Committee and TEAC discussed a CIR transfer proposal, changes to upcoming projects and Load Analysis Subcommittee charter revisions, among other topics. 
NRG
PJM OC Briefs: July 11, 2024
PJM's Operating Committee heard that the transmission upgrades needed to allow the retirement of Indian River Unit 4 could be complete by the end of 2025

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