NEPGA Files in Support of Day-Ahead Reserves – FERC Docket No. ER24-275-000

On November 21, 2023, NEPGA filed Comments in support of ISO-NE’s proposal to price and procure four types of reserves co-optimized with energy in the day-ahead energy market – its so-called Day-Ahead Ancillary Services proposal (Docket No. ER24-275-000). The proposal creates day-ahead ten-minute spinning, ten-minute non-spinning, thirty-minute operating, and energy imbalance reserves, while retiring the […]

NEPGA Files in Support of FCA 19 Delay – FERC Docket No. ER24-339-000

On November 24, 2023, NEPGA filed Comments in support of ISO-NE’s proposal to delay the nineteenth Forward Capacity Auction (FCA 19) by one year (No. ER24-339-000). ISO-NE proposes to delay FCA 19 to allow it and NEPOOL the additional time necessary to develop and vet the Resource Capacity Accreditation (RCA) changes for effect beginning in […]

NEPGA Files Comments in Support of Upward Mitigation Elimination – Docket No. ER24-324-000

On November 16, 2023, NEPGA filed comments in support of ISO-NE’s and NEPOOL’s joint filing of Tariff changes eliminating the potential for “upward mitigation” in the Real-Time Energy Market (Docket No. ER24-324). ISO-NE’s proposal responds to FERC’s May 5, Show Cause Order granting a Vistra request for the recovery of costs incurred but not recovered […]

NEPGA Petitions to Intervene in Central Maine Power Rate Case

On July 14, 2023, NEPGA filed a Petition to Intervene in the Maine Public Utilities Commission proceeding concerning Central Maine Power (CMP) rates, Request for Approval of Distribution Rate Increase and Rate Design Changes Pursuant to 35-A M.R.S. s. 307 (Docket No. 2022-00152). The proceeding concerns CMP base distribution rates, including potentially stranded cost rates […]

NEPGA Files Comments in Support of Cost Recovery

On April 4, 2023, NEPGA filed Comments in support of Dynegy Marketing Trading’s (DMT) (non-confidential, public filing) request that FERC accept its request for cost recovery for the operation of their resources on December 24, 2022 (on which day reserve deficiencies caused a Capacity Shortage Condition) (Docket No. ER23-1261). DMT asserts that its resources incurred […]

NEPGA Answers SATOA Pleadings – Docket Nos. ER23-739-000 and ER23-743-000

On February 6, 2023, NEPGA filed an Answer to the comments filed by National Grid and Vermont Electric Power Company and Vermont Transco (“VELCO”) in response to ISO-NE’s storage as transmission-only assets (SATOAs) proposal (Docket Nos. ER23-739-000 and ER23-743-000). National Grid asks FERC to either “clarify” or direct changes to ISO-NE’s proposal that would allow […]

NEPGA Comments on Storage As Transmission-Only Asset – FERC Docket Nos. ER23-739-000 and ER23-743-000

On January 19, 2022, NEPGA filed Comments on ISO-NE’s proposal to allow electric storage facilities to compete to meet certain transmission reliability needs (so-called Storage as Transmission-Only Assets or SATOAs) and to allow ISO-NE to dispatch SATOAs under certain proscribed conditions. (Nos. ER23-739-000 and ER23-743-000). ISO-NE proposes to limit the locational and cumulative quantities of […]