Almost a decade after FERC tried to smooth the path for transmission that crosses RTO seams, developers say little progress has been made.
FirstEnergy’s request for an emergency order isn’t the only play to bolster coal and nuclear plants at customers’ expense.
Regional grid operator PJM wants to change how it sets energy and capacity prices in ways that could bolster uneconomic coal and nuclear plants.
While energy storage is sometimes perceived as a technology of the future, the nation’s largest grid operator is already deploying it aggressively, leading to considerable financial savings for ratepayers.
A group of Illinois nonprofits seeks to bundle together enough clean demand response, renewable resources and energy storage to bid it into the PJM Interconnection’s capacity auction.