FERC voted to approve a supplemental NOPR that would scale back a transmission rate adder designed to encourage utilities to join RTOs. | © RTO Insider LLCRead More
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 AffairsRead More
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. | CPUCRead More
Western states must work together to build transmission avoid blackouts, Idaho Power CEO Lisa Grow and CAISO CEO Elliot Mainzer agreed. | © RTO Insider LLCRead More
Some California lawmakers want the woody biomass from forest thinning efforts to be used for electricity generation. | DTE EnergyRead More
FERC sent CAISO’s first systemwide RMR agreement to settlement proceedings after the ISO raised questions about the contract’s fairness. | Union of Concerned ScientistsRead More
The debate over using large-scale blackouts to prevent wildfires in California has become more urgent as the state heads into another fire season. | TechnosylvaRead More
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