Critics want a state energy agency to take over capacity procurement for the regional grid operator.
Wind and solar generation on the nation’s largest regional electric grid lags other parts of the country.
Performance throughout the regional grid territory was good, thanks in large part to planning.
The decision by federal energy regulators will affect how the state makes long-range plans for nuclear, renewable power.
The regional grid operator’s plan focuses on fuel supply disruptions and ignores potential benefits of renewables.