Shawn McFarland

Associate Editor


Shawn is a product of the University of Pittsburgh and holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism. He wrote for eight years at a daily newspaper in Lehighton, Pa. before moving to Maryland in 2013, where he worked for more than two years as managing editor at the Prince George’s Sentinel before joining RTO Insider. Sports and video games rule his world, along with his wife Erica, daughter liliana, son James and dog/son Guinness.


Most Recent News

May 11, 2021
News briefs on companies and firms doing business with RTOs.
May 11, 2021
News briefs from the states within the footprint of RTOs.
May 11, 2021
News briefs on FERC and the federal agencies that impact RTOs.
October 8, 2019
PG&E said it will cut power to 800,000 customers in portions of 34 northern counties beginning Wednesday morning to reduce wildfire risk during a severe wind event. | U.S. Department of Agriculture.
August 19, 2019
The New England Power Pool Markets Committee met for three days in Meredith, N.H., last week to discuss ISO-NE’s proposed energy security improvements. | Analysis Group
June 2, 2019
MISO’s effort to improve a key communication system will come too late to smooth summertime emergency procedures, stakeholders complained. | MISO
June 2, 2019
NYISO stakeholders debated the content of a draft study on the impact of public policy on the New York grid. | NYISO
October 21, 2018
The New York Department of Public Service assured the PSC that utilities are prepared for the upcoming winter and that customers’ bills will be on par with last year’s.