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Electricity Markets
Community Engagement
Ten electricity service providers representing nearly 6.4 million customers, primarily in the U.S. Rocky Mountain Region, said they will explore the possibility of joining an existing regional transmission organization, or RTO.
Electricity Markets
The Balancing Authority of Northern California, acting on behalf of its member, the Sacramento Municipal Utility District, on Feb. 24 signed an agreement with the California Independent System Operator to participate in the ISO's western Energy Imbalance Market starting in April 2019.
Electricity Markets
When it comes to fast start resource pricing in wholesale power markets, there is not a need for a one-size-fits-all approach for rules across all independent system operators and regional transmission organizations, the American Public Power Association and the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association said in recent comments submitted to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
Electricity Markets
Generation
Community Engagement
Investor-owned Tampa Electric Co. is evaluating whether to contribute its power generation to a pilot project with three public power utilities in Florida that currently operate as the Florida Municipal Power Pool, or FMPP, in an effort to reduce electricity costs for customers.
Electricity Markets
In a turnaround from their stance a month ago, utility regulators in Washington on March 23 approved a newly revised merger plan filed by Washington-based Pepco Holdings Inc. and Chicago-based Exelon Corp.
Energy Storage
As the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission considers possible barriers to participation by electric storage resources in wholesale power markets, the commission should keep in mind several guiding principles including the need to protect against double-recovery of storage costs and cross-subsidies, the American Public Power Association recently said.