FERC voted to approve a supplemental NOPR that would scale back a transmission rate adder designed to encourage utilities to join RTOs. | © RTO Insider LLC
FERC approved a policy statement Thursday on how it would review carbon pricing proposals in organized wholesale electricity markets, but there’s no indication it will be put to the test anytime soon. | Rhododendrites, via Wikimedia Commons
MISO’s ninth annual capacity auction cleared MISO South zones — two months removed from emergency load shed orders — at just a penny/MW-day. | MISO
PacifiCorp hopes to convince FERC it shouldn't have to pay $42 million for alleged violations that may have contributed to 2012's Wood Hollow wildfire. | Ken Lund, via Flickr
FERC sided with 2 Michigan utilities in a turf war with METC over its request to spend $15 million on a pilot project to build chargers for long-haul trucks. | HDR Inc.
The California Energy Commission has taken a step toward making millions of households part of demand response efforts designed to avoid blackouts and bolster the state’s clean-energy goals. | Roy Kaltschmidt, Berkeley Lab Public Affairs
California's PUC used its new enhanced oversight & enforcement powers for the first time against PG&E, citing the utility’s failure to weigh wildfire risks.
FERC gave final approval Thursday for NERC and WECC to introduce regional reliability standard BAL-002-WECC-3. | NERC
The Talk with Texas RE webinar featured discussions on human performance training sessions that were earlier halted because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
A report from UC Berkeley calls for massive ramp-up of solar and charging infrastructure so the U.S. can reach 100% EV sales by 2030. | Shutterstock
North Carolina's upcoming decision on joining the RGGI, could be critical to its efforts to cut carbon emissions 70% by 2030, according to environmental advocates.