NEPGA comments filed with the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities raising significant questions and issues that must be addressed to appropriately consider using electric utility ratepayer financing for new natural gas capacity contracts (DPU 15-181)
NEPGA is protesting the ISO-NE/Internal Market Monitor compliance filing in the FERC proceeding addressing changes to the Forward Capacity Market rules for resource retirements (Docket No. ER16-551-002). FERC ordered ISO-NE and the IMM to propose a “materiality threshold,” a test that would protect certain retirement bids against IMM mitigation. As ordered by FERC, if a market participant’s […]
The Electric Power Supply Association filed comments in response to FERC’s technical conference on Algonquin Gas Transmission’s request for a waiver from FERC’s regulations prohibiting discrimination in interstate natural gas pipeline capacity release (No. RP16-618). NEPGA joined EPSA in its comments which generally ask FERC to reject Algonquin’s waiver request.
NEPGA, NextEra and Exelon File Request for Rehearing and Clarification on Resource Retirement Order No. ER16-551
NEPGA, NextEra, and Exelon, filed a Request for Rehearing and Clarification of FERC’s order conditionally approving ISO-NE’s changes to the Forward Capacity Market rules governing resource retirements (No. ER16-551). NEPGA, et al., ask FERC to grant rehearing on, in part, approving ISO-NE’s proposal that it, rather than the market participant, file Retirement De-List Bid and […]
NEPGA filed an Answer to the Utility Workers Union of America Local 454’s protest of the results of the tenth Forward Capacity Auction (FCA 10) (No. ER16-1041). The UWUA protests the FCA 10 results on the same grounds it protested the FCA 8 and FCA 9 results, which grounds FERC rejected as unsubstantiated and otherwise […]
Prepared statement of NEPGA President Dan Dolan at the Quadrennial Energy Review meeting of the U.S. Department of Energy
The Electric Power Supply Association (EPSA) filed Comments (to which NEPGA joined) in response to ISO-NE’s report on price formation issues in New England (No. AD14-14). ISO-NE filed its report to comply with FERC’s November 20, 2015, Order Directing Reports from all ISOs/RTOs on five price formation issues: (1) pricing of fast-start resources, (2) commitments […]
NEPGA joined the Electric Power Supply Association’s comments asking FERC to eliminate energy market offer caps or alternatively adopt the offer cap rules proposed by FERC as part of this Notice of Proposed Rulemaking proceeding (No. RM16-5). The Independent Energy Producers Association, the Independent Power Producers of New York, Inc., and the Western Power Trading […]
NEPGA comments filed with the U.S. Department of Energy on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement of Northern Pass (PP-371).
NEPGA filed a Motion to Intervene in the Utility Workers Union of America Local 454’s appeal of FERC orders approving the results of the ninth Forward Capacity Auction (which commenced in February 2015), Utility Workers Union of America Local 454 and Robert Clark v. FERC, D.C. Cir. Case No. 16-1068. NEPGA filed in support of […]