FERC Approves Changes to ISO-NE Retirement Rules April 18, 2016By William OpalkaFERC accepted rule changes meant to prevent generation owners in ISO-NE from exercising market power by retiring resources that are still economic. Tell us who you are,get 2 free articles each month. What do you want to know?Want a free trial instead? Click here.Already convinced? View pricing and plans.Already a subscriber? Log in here. Additional news on this topic:FERC Denies Rehearing on ISO-NE Retirement Rule ChangesFERC denied requests for rehearing of its order that approved capacity market changes to prevent ISO-NE generation owners from retiring resources that are still economic. | ISO-NEFERC Accepts Nondisclosure for ISO-NE Capacity BidsFERC approved ISO-NE’s request not to disclose any proprietary information from certain de-list bids for the 12th Forward Capacity Auction.FERC OKs Changes to ISO-NE Dispatch RulesFERC approved ISO-NE rule changes requiring almost 1,100 MW of non-dispatchable generation to purchase equipment allowing them to receive electronic dispatch instructions from the RTO. Rod AdamsThe claim of “no evidence” of market power abuse or collusion by generators may be a result of not looking very hard.The circumstances surrounding the 3-fold leap in capacity auction prices following closely timed retirement announcements for the 620 MWe Vermont Yankee and the 1,517 MWe Brayton Point is at least worthy of investigation.Rod Adams Publisher, Atomic InsightsApril 21, 2016 |Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.