State energy officials conclude that eliminating emissions in two decades is feasible and affordable, but it will require changes from grid operator ISO New England.
Opponents of the planned Killingly Energy Center want Gov. Ned Lamont to intervene to block the 650-megawatt project.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ordered New England’s grid operator to end a rule that let new resources lock in prices for up to seven years.
The current project-by-project approach to electricity grid improvements will cost too much and potentially limit development in the future, companies say.
The regional grid operator’s long-term capacity auctions have become key to developers’ state siting applications.