On November 4, 2020, NEPGA filed Comments in support of NextEra Seabrook’s Petition for Declaratory Order, asking FERC to confirm NextEra’s declarations that it is not required to incur financial losses (actual or through lost opportunities) or be liable for consequential damages in accommodating the interconnection of Avangrid’s New England Clean Energy Connect (NECEC) project […]
On September 30, 2020, NEPGA filed a Motion to Intervene in the appeal jointly filed by several parties with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, including the Sierra Club, Natural Resources Defense Council, RENEW Northeast, and Conservation Law Foundation (Joint Appellants), challenging the FERC order accepting the Competitive Auctions and Sponsored Policy […]
On June 29, 2020, NEPGA filed a Protest of the complaint brought by Constellation against ISO-NE alleging that ISO-NE has improperly amended its planning procedures, and acted inconsistent with its Tariff in conducting local transmission reliability reviews for the FCA 15 Capacity Commitment Period (No. EL20-52-000). NEPGA makes several counter-arguments in its Protest, including that […]
On May 15, NEPGA filed Comments in support of ISO-NE’s Energy Security Improvements proposal (ESI Proposal) (Docket No. ER20-1567-000), arguing that it is just and reasonable and, in its entirely, compliant with FERC’s Section 206 directive to file “permanent,” long-term market design changes to meet ISO-NE’s “fuel security” needs. NEPGA also asked FERC to reject […]
NEPGA Files in Support and With a Limited Protest of Non-Commercial Capacity Financial Assurance Changes (Nos. ER20-395 and ER20-395)
On December 6, 2019 NEPGA filed two pleadings in response to the companion ISO-NE proposals to change the financial assurance requirements for non-commercial capacity (NCC) resources. First, NEPGA filed Comments in support of ISO-NE’s proposes to create a Trading FA value for any NCC resource that sheds a CSO (through an annual or monthly reconfiguration […]
On November 1, NEPGA filed a Motion to Intervene and Comments in support of ISO-NE’s proposal to eliminate the ability of a resource held in the Forward Capacity Market (FCM) for fuel security to thereafter be held in the FCM to meet a local transmission-related reliability need (Docket No. ER20-89). At present, the Tariff provides […]
NEPGA comments on the initial Draft Framework of the multistate Transportation Climate Initiative (TCI).
NEPGA letter to ISO-NE supporting a work-plan request from NESCOE to analyze the wholesale electricity markets in light of state electricity procurements and environmental policies. NEPGA supports NESCOE’s call for a formal NEPOOL process in 2020 to assess the New England wholesale electricity markets and begin discussions of any market changes necessary.
On August 8, NEPGA filed an Answer to the New England States Committee on Electricity’s (NESCOE) Motion for Extension of Time pursuant to which NESCOE asks FERC to extend the deadline by which ISO-NE must file market design changes to address New England’s winter energy security needs (the Energy Security Improvements (ESI), or so-called Chapter […]
On August 6, NEPGA filed a Motion for Expedited Action on NEPGA’s Request for Rehearing of FERC’s 2018 order accepting, inter alia, ISO-NE’s proposal to re-price as a price-taker a resource operating under a cost-of-service agreement to meet a fuel security-related reliability need (Docket Nos. EL18-182 and ER18-2364). NEPGA filed its Request for Rehearing on […]